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 firstname.lastname@example.org. * 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 […]
The IHA announced this morning that the Management Board has approved the recommendation to reschedule the U-21 Interprovincial Tournaments for the weekend of 17/19 April 2009 in Grange Road. The date could prove an interesting one, coinciding as it does with the final round of Leinster league matches with Glenanne set to visit Three Rock […]
Niall Denham has named an eye-opening Leinster U-21 squad for this weekend’s interprovincial tournament, to be held at Grange Road. YMCA’s Australian-born drag-flicker Jacob Webber – who arrived in Dublin earlier this season – has made his mark with a number of goals in the Leinster senior league. He gets the nod along with German […]
Ulster totally dominated the women’s U21 Interpros scoring a massive 32 goals without conceding in their four games. They comfortably won the deciding encounter with Leinster 7-0 on Sunday afternoon to claim the title. Megan Frazer banged in the goals over the weekend, scoring a massive nine goals while Irish international Alex Speers was on […]
Leinster finished their series of matches with a 5-1 win over Munster. It means they have a chance of retaining their U21 crown if Munster do the improbable and beat Ulster. More details when I receive them… Results so farUlster 2 (Neil Hamilton 2) Leinster 1 (Alan Sothern)Leinster 5 (Mitch Darling 2, Alan Sothern 2, […]
The Leinster under 21 squad has reported a full bill of health ahead of their interprovincial tournament this weekend with Stu Loughrey available to play despite few stitches. To see the full squad, click here. The tournament is expected to be a high quality one, with Leinster having three full internationals in the squad while […]