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
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Leinster retained the Junior men’s interprovincial title at Farmer’s Cross this afternoon as they completed the weekend with a perfect record from their three games while the ladies, on their return to the competition, finished second overall. Impressive wins over Ulster (4-1) and Connacht (4-0) set the men up for a tournament decider with Munster […]
Leinster’s junior men begin their campaign to retain the interprovincial title this afternoon when they face a heavily Campbellians-influenced Ulster side. Nigel Kingston’s blues panel draws heavily from Kilkenny and Navan with both sides providing four players to the party. Beyond that, the squad has a youthful look with Glenanne and St Mark’s pair Karl […]
The Leinster Junior squad is calling for clubs to nominate players for the upcoming junior interprovincial tournament which will be held in Cork on March 13 and 14, 2010. Eligibility for nomination excludes all current division one club players and those who line out for second elevens of division one clubs. Players who have played […]
* 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 […]
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 […]