Shane O’Donoghue struck twice in the closing nine minutes to dramatically swing the U-21 men’s interprovincial title Leinster’s way in Hillsborough, snatching the title from Ulster; on the women’s side, Lucy McKee was the heroine with five goals against South East
Leinster’s twin U-21 retention hopes remain alive despite a frozen pair of pitches in Lisnagarvey causing havoc with the tournament’s fixture schedule.
Shane O’Donoghue’s hat trick underpinned Leinster’s easy start to the U-21 interpros, beating Munster 6-1 on the Comber road as showed his international class.
Leinster’s U-21s were given a huge boost ahead of this weekend’s interprovincial series when Shane O’Donoghue was cleared by the Irish senior men’s coach Andrew Meredith to play in the competition.
Ireland’s men and women completed the Junior Celtic Cup double with a day to spare as they added victories over Scotland to go with Friday’s 2-0 wins over Wales in Wrexham.
Following an impressive series win over England A over the weekend, Irish sights turn to the U-21s as Brendon Carolan has named a strong selection for the men’s Celtic Cup campaign in Wrexham.
Leinster retained both the men’s and women’s U-21 inteprovincial titles at Garryduff with victories over Ulster on day three of the competition.
Leinster remain in the hunt for both the U-21 titles as both the men and women picked up 2-1 wins over Munster on day two in Garryduff, keeping retention hopes alive.
Birthday girl Rebecca Barry gave a present to all of Munster as her pinpoint short corner strike helped the province to a 1-0 win over Ulster at the U21 Interpros in Garryduff, Cork on day one of the U-21 interprovincials
The U-21 interpros return this weekend after a season’s hiatus, serving as a primary selection competition for the Irish panel’s European campaign this summer as the IHA will field a national side for the first time since 2004.
Comber Road will host the 2012 men’s and women’s Celtic Cups; Leinster U-21 men’s and women’s panels announced for next week’s interprovincial series; Armagh on the look-out for new ladies head coach
The Leinster Hockey Association has confirmed Rory O’Donoghue as the men’s U-21 interprovincial coach while Chris Tyrell and Keith Crawford will take on the women’s reins.
According to this morning’s Examiner – and subsequently on Southern Fried – the U-21 interprovincial tournament is set to be scrapped for the coming season.
Leinster came within ten minutes of completing an interprovincial clean-sweep at Grange Road last weekend but three from four titles represented a more than decent return. The one that got away proved the women’s senior title as former international Suzanne Beaney struck ten minutes from time to cancel out Cathy McKean’s earlier opener to earn […]
Gareth Watkins’ hat-trick gave Leinster the major impetus on the opening night of the men’s senior interprovincial championships as they smashed a listless Ulster 4-1 at Grange Road last night. The Monkstown striker bashed home on his open side in the seventh minute following a long-straight ball worked its way through the heart of the […]
While some quarters call for their disbandment, the men’s and women’s Senior and U-21 interpros all making for a more than intriguing weekend of hockey at Grange Road. Leinster’s senior men go in search of a 44th title, and end Ulster’s reign as champions. They do so with a panel featuring 12 internationals in their […]
* A couple of vacancies for team managers for the Leinster senior and U-21 sides ahead of the upcoming interprovincial tournaments to be held in Grange Road on March 26 to 28. If you are interested in taking on either of these roles, please contact the Branch secretary Ronan Pelow on email@example.com. * The draw […]
Ulster retained both the men’s and women’s U-21 interprovincial titles at Grange Road, getting the better of Leinster in both tournaments’ key matches. On the men’s side, wins for both Ulster (3-0) and Leinster (3-2) over Munster made the final game of the three-game blitz a straight showdown for the title with the northern province […]
The delayed U-21 interprovincial series gets into gear this weekend at Grange Road with Niall Denham’s Leinster men’s side showing one change to the initial panel. Railway Union’s Mark English comes into the panel in place of the injured Brian Doherty for the tournament which has been reduced to a one-day, blitz style competition with […]
The men’s U-21 interpros has been restructured this season to be just a single day tournament to be played on April 19 at Grange Road. The move comes after consultation between the men’s branches. Currently, the women’s competition remains in its two day format. Each province will be allowed use 18 players for each game […]