Interpros

U-18 Girl’s Interpros: Day One

U-18 Girl’s Interpros: Day One

November 23, 2008 | 207 views | Leave a comment

*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 […]

U-16 and U-18 Boy’s Interprovincials: Day Two

U-16 and U-18 Boy’s Interprovincials: Day Two

November 23, 2008 | 201 views | Leave a comment

*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 […]

Boys Interpros: U-16s shine as U-18s disappoint

Boys Interpros: U-16s shine as U-18s disappoint

November 22, 2008 | 81 views | Leave a comment

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 […]

Jacqui Potter Cup fixtures

Jacqui Potter Cup fixtures

November 21, 2008 | 123 views | Leave a comment

The majority of the second round of the Jacqui Potter cup games take place this weekend but holders Hermes’ tournament bow against Alex has been delayed due to the involvement of five players in the U-18 interpros with that tie taking place with the next ten days. Elsewhere, there may be a few tricky ties […]

Leinster U-16 and U-18 squads announced

Leinster U-16 and U-18 squads announced

November 12, 2008 | 145 views | Leave a comment

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 […]

Logue announces U-18 training panel

Logue announces U-18 training panel

August 11, 2008 | 113 views | Leave a comment

Irish U-18 girl’s coach Mary Logue has announced her 25-player training panel as preparations begin for the U18 EuroHockey Nations Tournament to be held in Belgium from 7th/12th July 2009. National champions, Hermes, are well represented with Niamh Atcheler, Chloe Watkins and Gillian Pinder stepping up from the under-16s while Loreto’s Hannah Matthews – daughter […]

All-Ireland Club Championships Group Stages

All-Ireland Club Championships Group Stages

May 2, 2008 | 65 views | Leave a comment

Leinster sides Three Rock, Pembroke and Glenanne go into this weekend’s with high hopes given the province’s strong performances thu far this season. All three can rightly claim to be among the tournament favourites in a year where the Leinster senior side won the interpros with Pembroke taking the ISC title. Rovers, though, will have […]

News in brief

News in brief

March 13, 2008 | 79 views | Leave a comment

*Amy Stewart was honoured as one of Ireland’s most promising sporting prospects at the Irish Examiner National Junior Sports Stars Awards 2007 at a ceremony in Dublin. * Great Britain qualify for the Olympics ahead of India. India miss out for the first time in 70 years in their national game and the people are […]

Weekend preview

Weekend preview

February 21, 2008 | 106 views | Leave a comment

After last week’s Interpros and the International player’s return to domestic action, its making for a massive weekend of hockey in Leinster. Sunday sees the Mills Cup double-header at Whitechurch Park with Fingal against Pembroke and Glenanne with the chance to gain revenge for their 3-2 reverse before Christmas against Rovers. Graham Shaw, Stephen Butler […]

Leinster v Munster photo gallery

Leinster v Munster photo gallery

February 18, 2008 | 129 views | Leave a comment

Pictures courtesy of Adrian Boehm of Leinster’s fantastic Interpro win at the weekend. Click on the pictures to enlarge them

Three in three wins Interpros for Leinster

Three in three wins Interpros for Leinster

February 17, 2008 | 111 views | Leave a comment

Three goals in three second half minutes gave Leinster the all-important five goal cushion to win the Senior Interprovincial title on goal difference at Grange Road. Alan Sothern scored the only goal of the first half as the Blues sought to outdo Ulster’s 5-1 win over Munster. And it was the Pembroke starlet who was […]

Ulster win Ladies Interpros.

Ulster win Ladies Interpros.

February 17, 2008 | 119 views | Leave a comment

Ulster won the Ladies Interpros off the back of their wins against Munster and Connacht before falling to a late Leinster strike in the tournament’s final match. Leinster drew both their previous matches to end just a point behind the Northern side the match was, as such, a dead rubber. Suzanne Beaney opened the scoring […]

Women: Munster 1 Leinster 1

Women: Munster 1 Leinster 1

February 15, 2008 | 78 views | Leave a comment

Leinster were forced to share the spoils in a tepid tournament opener at the Interpros in Grange Road tonight. In a game of few chances, the Southern side had the more clear-cut opportunities in the closing stages and claim the win. The sides went in at the break at one each after penalty corner strikes […]

Men: Leinster 3 Ulster 3

Men: Leinster 3 Ulster 3

February 15, 2008 | 100 views | Leave a comment

Leinster will be wondering how they did not start the Interpros with a win after Keith Black’s 69th minute goal gave the Northerners a share of the spoils. Ulster did start the game in the ascendancy but a scintillating 20 minutes in the second half should have put Leinster into a commanding lead. The game’s […]

Leinster based players dominate Interpros

Leinster based players dominate Interpros

February 11, 2008 | 165 views | Leave a comment

Over half of the players set to play in this weekend’s Women’s interpros ply their trade in the Leinster leagues with Pembroke and Railway having huge representations in the home side as well as the Connacht and Munster side. Here is the full run down of players playing with Leinster clubs: Connacht: Jane Coyne (GK) […]

Leinster Squad Update

Leinster Squad Update

February 8, 2008 | 107 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne’s Stephen Doran has been brought into the Leinster Senior Squad for the interprovincials in place of Charlie Henderson.

Ulster claim Men’s Interpros

Ulster claim Men’s Interpros

January 20, 2008 | 107 views | Leave a comment

Ulster claimed the men’s under 21 Interprovincial title back from Leinster over the weekend in Hillsborough with a 4-1 win over Munster. They were made to work a lot harder than expected by a Munster side that appeared to be galvanised after Saturday’s 5-1 thrashing from Leinster. The Southerners dominated the opening half hour of […]

Women’s U21 Interpros

Women’s U21 Interpros

January 19, 2008 | 141 views | Leave a comment

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 […]

Men’s U21 Championships

Men’s U21 Championships

January 19, 2008 | 101 views | Leave a comment

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, […]

ESB Women's U-21 interpros

ESB Women's U-21 interpros

January 17, 2008 | 107 views | Comments (2)

In Lisnagarvey this weekend the women’s side of the U-21 interpros, sponsored by ESB, also take place. The tournament has been largely dominated by Ulster and Leinster, with either side winning it 23 times out of the last 24 years. The tournament sees 9 UCD players across the five entrants with a number of Leinster […]