Following a delayed announcement due to a number of injury concerns, the Leinster U-18 squad was released today for the upcoming interprovincials which are set to be played in Newpark from Friday, November 19 to 21.
Ulster retained both the ESB U-18 and U-16 girl’s interpro titles – both for the fourth year running – with some panache this afternoon in Milltown, completing a clean sweep in both competitions.
Ulster look the team to beat in both U-18 and U-16 interprovincials after they and Leinster recorded two wins on the opening day of competition in Milltown. The battle between the two sides late on Sunday’s schedule could well decide both titles as both snuck past the challenge of Munster.
Both Sarah Scott and Justin Sherriff have seen a large turnover in players for their respective U-16 and U-18 interprovincial Leinster squads who are in action all weekend at Alexandra College
The Leinster U-18 and U-16 boys and girl’s teams will host a fundraising barbecue and mixed hockey tournament on Saturday afternoon in Railway Union’s Park Avenue. The day will begin with a Leinster U-18 boy’s trial before the social side of the day gets underway with registration for the U-16/U-18 mixed tournament at 2.30pm with […]
Richard Malone has reduced his Irish U-18 panel down to 28 players for the upcoming year with the Irish U-18 girls, with six Leinster players getting the nod for the 2009/10 season. Speaking of the selection, head coach Malone said: “I’m delighted with the final squad chosen it brings to an end a very tough and […]
The training panels for the remaining Irish underage squads have been announced as squads begin to be assembled ahead of European action at U-16 level in 2010 and an international fixture schedule for the U-18s next summer. To get the the selection ball rolling at U-18 level, 11 Leinster players were invited to last week’s […]
The All-Ireland Schools competition gets underway tomorrow afternoon in four venues across Belfast with the undoubted highlight of day one being St Andrew’s tussle with Cookstown at 3pm at Campbell College’s pitch two. Wesley begin their campaign against Raphoe at the Roughfort venue with Kyle Good available after the back injury which kept him out of […]
Ulster’s underage squads completed a brilliant weekend’s hockey as they claimed all four of the interprovincial titles on offer in Dublin this weekend, losing just one game across the U-18 and U-16 tournaments. It meant Leinster had to settle for second in three of the competitions with the U-18 girls edged into third by Connacht […]
Two wins a piece for the Ulster U-16s and U-18s means they are in good position to retain both titles in the schoolgirl interprovincials. Standing in their way at U-18 level, though, are Connacht (11am) and Leinster (2pm) who both need a result against the northern province when they meet on Sunday. Leinster’s interest remains […]
After day one of the boy’s interprovincials, Leinster and Ulster look set for a straight duel for the U-16 and U-18 honours after they picked up a quartet of comfortable wins over Munster at Belfield this afternoon Ulster’s U-16s opened the weekend’s action with a comprehensive 5-0 win over Munster, building up a 3-0 half-time […]
A hectic weekend of hockey on six different fronts gets underway early on Friday morning as the schoolboy interpros tip off in Belfield at 10am with the meeting of Ulster and Munster’s U-16s. The ‘home’ province get underway at 2pm with the Leinster U-16s aiming to emulate last November’s victory at this level when they […]
Gareth Borland and Rory O’Donoghue have announced their respective U-16 and U-18 panels for the upcoming interprovincial series which will be played in UCD on October 2-4. Borland includes the first player from famed GAA academy St Declan’s, Cabra, Shane Dempsey, in the panel. Dempsey is a product of the St Brendan’s/PP youth system and […]
Tom O’Donoghue has named a high quality Leinster U-18 squad, packed with division one talent for what promises to be a high quality tournament at Grange Road on October 3 and 4. Ireland A pair Chloe Watkins and Gillian Pinder (as captain) are among five returnees from the 2008 panel. They are joined by Deirdre […]
Leinster’s U-16s did the necessary against Munster on Sunday morning to guarantee retention of the interprovincial title at the first attempt – given two games to procure the three points necessary for victory. Three Rock striker Shane Madeley – son of former Irish international Robin – bagged both of the goals in a 2-0 in […]
* Thanks to Alan Good for the words and Rachel McSharry for the picsUlster claimed the girls’ U-18 title by the narrowest of margins after another dramatic series of games at Garryduff earlier today. The northern province looked dead and buried after being hammered by Connacht on Saturday, but they defeated Leinster by the required […]
*Thanks to Alan Good for the round-up and Rachel McSharry for the pictures. Connacht put themselves in pole position to win their first ever girls U-18 interprovincial title after a fascinating opening day at Garryduff. A comprehensive 3-0 rout of Ulster was followed up by a slightly sloppier 3-2 defeat of South East, to ensure […]
*With thanks to Alan Good Ulster claimed the boys’ U18 interprovincial title with a day to spare after a topsy-turvy set of encounters at Shaw’s Bridge today. The northern province have built an unassailable six-point lead over nearest rivals Munster, while pre-tournament favourites Leinster are, amazingly, still pointless following another shock defeat. That came this […]
Leinster U-16s stand in pole position after the first day of the interpros in Shawsbridge as they hammered Munster 5-0 – a side that had earlier beaten Ulster 1-0. Stephen Nolan opened the scoring after just 80 seconds after a stunning run by Sutton Park’s Mark Ryan. Ryan doubled up from a penalty corner and […]
The Leinster U-18 and U-18 squads have been named for the upcoming Interprovincial series which takes place in the Shaw’s Bridge in Ulster from November 21 to 23. The U-18 side is predictably dominated by St Andrew’s and Wesley players, given their excellent performances in the All-Ireland Schools. The U-16 squad, though, shows some very […]