Cups

Rock solid strokes earn fledgling Cork side IHC crown

Rock solid strokes earn fledgling Cork side IHC crown

April 11, 2016 | 2,699 views | Leave a comment

Blackrock claimed the biggest title in their club’s fledgling history as, despite their club’s tender years, they showed greater experience in a penalty shoot-out to beat a youthful Galway in the Irish Hockey Challenge final at Belfield.

White guesses right as Bandon keep IHT in Cork

White guesses right as Bandon keep IHT in Cork

April 11, 2016 | 2,528 views | Leave a comment

Emma White’s pair of diving saves meant the women’s Irish Hockey Trophy title will stay in Cork for a third successive year with Bandon taking over the mantle after Cork C of I’s two year reign.

Morrow’s late double ends Queen’s 45-year wait

Morrow’s late double ends Queen’s 45-year wait

April 4, 2016 | 1,343 views | Leave a comment

Queen’s University claimed the women’s Irish Junior Cup for the first time since 1971 as Julie Morrow’s late double saw them get the best of Loreto 3-2 at Belfield.

C of I see off reigning champs to claim fifth IJC title

C of I see off reigning champs to claim fifth IJC title

April 3, 2016 | 1,632 views | Leave a comment

A supremely composed second half, capped by thumping goals from Richard Lynch and Bernhard Fohrmann, saw Cork C of I land the men’s Irish Junior Cup for the fifth time, seeing off reigning champions Monkstown 2-0 at Belfield.

Lewis inspires Bray to Challenge success

Lewis inspires Bray to Challenge success

March 21, 2016 | 966 views | Leave a comment

An Alan Lewis-inspired Bray to the Irish Hockey Challenge title, becoming the fourth different Leinster side to win the competition and the ninth different winner in nine years.

Kilkenny break national duck with Trophy success

Kilkenny break national duck with Trophy success

March 21, 2016 | 1,241 views | Leave a comment

Kilkenny claimed their first national trophy in their 43-year history since reforming as they bounced back from a last second corner concession to win on penalty strokes.

Town snatch late show and shoot to ISC success

Town snatch late show and shoot to ISC success

March 20, 2016 | 2,001 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown summoned a dramatic late salvo to snatch the men’s Irish Senior Cup title from under Lisnagarvey’s nose as Jonny Bruton’s goal 90 seconds from time earned them a penalty shoot-out from a dramatic and contentious decider

Elks stroke of fortune as Ards long wait continues

Elks stroke of fortune as Ards long wait continues

March 20, 2016 | 1,648 views | Leave a comment

Rebecca Davidson’s spectacular diving stop saw Ulster Elks claim back-to-back Irish Senior Cup titles, tipping Chloe Brown’s sudden death penalty stroke on to the post for a dramatic victory over Ards.

Top two lock horns as Town and Garvey ready for Irish Senior Cup classic

Top two lock horns as Town and Garvey ready for Irish Senior Cup classic

March 18, 2016 | 2,079 views | Leave a comment

The men’s Irish Senior Cup final promises to be a cracker as the two leading lights in the EY Hockey League to date face off in a decider that is set to feature a series of players vying for an Olympic berth.

Ards and Elks set for Ulster ISC final showdown; Leinster playoff picture faces conclusion

Ards and Elks set for Ulster ISC final showdown; Leinster playoff picture faces conclusion

March 18, 2016 | 2,716 views | Leave a comment

Ards and Ulster Elks contest an all-Ulster Irish Senior Cup final at Belfield on Sunday with both gunning for a rare success in the national competition; women’s Leinster playoff picture to be ironed out

Smart Boyce corner earns Avoca LHA Shield

Smart Boyce corner earns Avoca LHA Shield

March 18, 2016 | 1,833 views | Leave a comment

Rachel Boyce’s penalty corner goal ultimately saw Avoca claim the LHA Shield with a narrow 2-1 win over Glenanne on St Patrick’s Day to complete a memorable day of action at Grange Road.

Impressive Railway shine in Junior Jacqui Potter final

Impressive Railway shine in Junior Jacqui Potter final

March 18, 2016 | 2,548 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union’s supremely talented Under-16 side took down the Junior Jacqui Potter Cup title in some style thanks to a 3-0 win over over Muckross writes Jack McCann

Naas confidently claim Junior Jacqui Potter plate

Naas confidently claim Junior Jacqui Potter plate

March 18, 2016 | 1,614 views | Leave a comment

Naas claimed the first trophy of St Patrick’s Day with a composed 3-1 win over Hermes to win the Junior Jacqui Potter Plate, writes Jack McCann

McGirr shoots gritty Loreto to Jacqui Potter Cup glory

McGirr shoots gritty Loreto to Jacqui Potter Cup glory

March 17, 2016 | 2,390 views | Leave a comment

Jessica McGirr’s single strike, allied to a huge defensive effort, saw Loreto win the Jacqui Potter Cup title for the first time since 2004 as they got the better of national league side Railway Union.

Pembroke too strong for Corinthian in Mills final

Pembroke too strong for Corinthian in Mills final

March 17, 2016 | 2,330 views | Leave a comment

The difference in level between the EY Hockey League and the top of Leinster Division One was ruthlessly exposed as Pembroke eased to the Mills Cup title with a comfortable 4-1 win over Corinthian at Grange Road.

Loreto looking to prove point against Railway

Loreto looking to prove point against Railway

March 16, 2016 | 1,706 views | Leave a comment

Recently crowned Leinster champions Loreto are hoping to make a further statement that they belong at the top table of Irish hockey when they meet Railway Union in the final of the Jacqui Potter Cup on St Patrick’s Day at Grange Road. (2.15pm)

Dagg’s Corinthian side happy in underdog role

Dagg’s Corinthian side happy in underdog role

March 16, 2016 | 2,168 views | Leave a comment

Despite being reigning champions, Corinthian coach Trevor Dagg is not naïve enough to think of his reds’ team as anything other than underdogs when they meet Pembroke in the Mills Cup final at Grange Road on St Patrick’s Day (12.15pm).

Brown inspires Ards’ smash and grab win; Elks see off UCD to win final return

Brown inspires Ards’ smash and grab win; Elks see off UCD to win final return

February 28, 2016 | 917 views | Leave a comment

Chloe Brown inspired Ards to the shock of the women’s Irish Senior Cup as they set up an all-Ulster final on March 20, getting the better of Hermes on penalty strokes in Booterstown, earning a place in the decider against reigning champions Ulster Elks.

Garvey come back from the dead to deny Rovers; Town ease past Glens

Garvey come back from the dead to deny Rovers; Town ease past Glens

February 28, 2016 | 798 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey produced a comeback for the ages to earn their place in the Irish Senior Cup final for the first time in a decacde, setting up a showdown with Monkstown on March 20.

Unpredictable men’s Senior Cup pits favourites against challengers in final four

Unpredictable men’s Senior Cup pits favourites against challengers in final four

February 26, 2016 | 873 views | Leave a comment

With seven different winners in as many years, the men’s Irish Senior Cup remains the most unpredictable cup on the club calendar and while there are clear favourites in both of tomorrow’s semi-finals, the ability to shock is never far away.