Interpros

Ulster complete third double on the spin

Ulster complete third double on the spin

October 18, 2010 | 177 views | Comments (2)

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.

Leinster still in hunt to topple Ulster girls

Leinster still in hunt to topple Ulster girls

October 16, 2010 | 180 views | Leave a comment

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.

Leinster reveal new-look schoolgirl panels

Leinster reveal new-look schoolgirl panels

October 12, 2010 | 487 views | Comments (5)

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

U-21 Interprovincials to be scrapped

U-21 Interprovincials to be scrapped

September 4, 2010 | 109 views | Comments (4)

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 U-16/18 panels host fundraiser

Leinster U-16/18 panels host fundraiser

June 23, 2010 | 94 views | Leave a comment

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 […]

Lerinster claim interprovincial treble

Lerinster claim interprovincial treble

March 30, 2010 | 124 views | Leave a comment

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 […]

Watkins gives Leinster impetus

Watkins gives Leinster impetus

March 26, 2010 | 124 views | Leave a comment

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 […]

Grange Road to host four Interpro comps

Grange Road to host four Interpro comps

March 26, 2010 | 125 views | Comments (3)

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 men bag Junior interpro title

Leinster men bag Junior interpro title

March 14, 2010 | 147 views | Comments (29)

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 […]

Youthful juniors ready for Interpro defence

Youthful juniors ready for Interpro defence

March 13, 2010 | 231 views | Comments (3)

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 […]

Leinster Juniors call for players

Leinster Juniors call for players

February 18, 2010 | 172 views | Leave a comment

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 […]

Leinster men seek team managers: News in brief

Leinster men seek team managers: News in brief

February 4, 2010 | 57 views | Leave a comment

* 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 ronanpelow@leinsterhockey.org. * The draw […]

Malone names Irish U-18 training panel

Malone names Irish U-18 training panel

December 29, 2009 | 254 views | Leave a comment

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 […]

Leinster well represented in national underage panels

Leinster well represented in national underage panels

November 6, 2009 | 480 views | Comments (3)

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 […]

All-Ireland School's schedule and Irish U-16 panel named

All-Ireland School's schedule and Irish U-16 panel named

October 20, 2009 | 136 views | Comments (10)

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 take Interpro clean-sweep

Ulster take Interpro clean-sweep

October 4, 2009 | 97 views | Comments (17)

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 […]

Ulster hold girl’s Interpro aces

Ulster hold girl’s Interpro aces

October 3, 2009 | 97 views | Leave a comment

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 […]

Leinster and Ulster take Interpro initiative

Leinster and Ulster take Interpro initiative

October 2, 2009 | 91 views | Comments (5)

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 […]

Hockey heaven as six competitions contested

Hockey heaven as six competitions contested

October 2, 2009 | 84 views | Comments (2)

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 […]

Blues U-16 and U-18 panels named

Blues U-16 and U-18 panels named

September 21, 2009 | 186 views | Comments (19)

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 […]