Interpros

Ulster take Interpro clean-sweep

Ulster take Interpro clean-sweep

October 4, 2009 | 236 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 | 235 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 | 221 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 | 243 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 | 351 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 […]

Symmons releases Leinster U-16 girl’s panel

Symmons releases Leinster U-16 girl’s panel

September 21, 2009 | 686 views | Comments (7)

Nikki Symmons named her Leinster U-16 panel, hoping to bring the girl’s interprovincial title back to the province for the first time since 2005. Kate Lloyd, Anna Roopnarinesingh, Orla Macken, Anna May Whelan and Ailish Naughton are all included for the second year running for the tournament which takes place at Grange Road on October […]

O’Donoghue names U-18 girl’s panel

O’Donoghue names U-18 girl’s panel

September 18, 2009 | 270 views | Leave a comment

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 […]

Revington lays out international availability

Revington lays out international availability

September 15, 2009 | 196 views | Leave a comment

With the World Cup Qualifier fast approaching, men’s national coach Paul Revington has issued guidelines to all club coaches over the availability of central squad members ahead of the tournament which gets underway in Argentina on November 14. The build-up sees Ireland play eight matches in quick succession in the next couple of weeks. Revington […]

Division Three playoff set for tonight

Division Three playoff set for tonight

April 22, 2009 | 258 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown II and Corinthian II will face off tonight at 8.45pm in Serpentine Avenue for the division three title after they finished the regular season level on 39 points from the 18 games. On Monday night, St Brendan’s Phoenix Park got the point they needed to win division five, tying 3-3 with Railway Union IV. […]

Railway II complete double: league and cup round-up

Railway II complete double: league and cup round-up

April 20, 2009 | 828 views | Comments (16)

Railway Union II claimed division two tonight as they beat Skerries 3-0 thanks to three second half goals. Needing a win to secure the title, the Park Avenue side found the going tough in the first period against a side fighting for their division two survival before Louise McDermott opened the scoring after the break […]

Ulster do U-21 Interprovincial double

Ulster do U-21 Interprovincial double

April 19, 2009 | 298 views | Comments (28)

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 […]

Pembroke ease to Leinster title – Week 18 results

Pembroke ease to Leinster title – Week 18 results

April 19, 2009 | 1,757 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke picked up their first Leinster league title in four years as they eased by Monkstown to get the point they needed to keep out of reach of Glenanne.  The win was pretty much wrapped up inside 12 minutes as Craig Fulton got the simplest of deflections to Conor Harte’s free-in and Maurice Elliott’s tapping in […]

English in for Interprovincials

English in for Interprovincials

April 17, 2009 | 247 views | Comments (7)

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 […]

Women's Division One: Trinity 0 Railway Union 2

Women's Division One: Trinity 0 Railway Union 2

April 11, 2009 | 238 views | Leave a comment

Trinity 0 Railway Union 2 (Kate McKenna, Jean McDonnell) With little for either team to play, Railway Union gave debuts to three of their ‘futures’ group against Trinity on Thursday night. Jenny Maguire (16), Orla Macken and Kate Lloyd (both 15) lined out for the league champions with captain Isobel Joyce and Emma Smyth – […]

Men’s U-21 interpros restructued

Men’s U-21 interpros restructued

April 9, 2009 | 222 views | Leave a comment

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 […]

Leinster men's junior round-up

Leinster men's junior round-up

April 7, 2009 | 331 views | Leave a comment

Division Three: Monkstown II need a point from their final match of the season against reigning champions Pembroke Wanderers II to take the title after they beat Glenanne II on Tuesday night in a roller-coaster game 4-3. Ian Horsfield scored the winner from a corner after earlier leads created by Eoin O’Connor, Simon Allen and […]

Ulster claim men’s Interprovincials

Ulster claim men’s Interprovincials

March 15, 2009 | 363 views | Comments (8)

Munster 5 (John Jermyn 3, Nigel Buttimer, David Hobbs) Ulster 5 (Peter Caruth 2, Chris Cargo, Jonny Quigley, Mark Gleghorne)Ulster went into the final game of the men’s interpros with all the aces following their 3-1 second-half conquering of Leinster. It meant they could afford to lose by a single-goal margin and still win back […]

Women’s Interpros: Day Three

Women’s Interpros: Day Three

March 15, 2009 | 305 views | Leave a comment

Ulster produced a lively performance against Connacht in the day’s early game to pile the pressure onto Leinster in the final game of the Interpros. Their 7-2 victory – earmarked by Shirley McCay’s hat-trick – meant Leinster needed to win by at least three clear goals against Munster and end the northern province’s three year […]

Men’s Interpros: Leinster 1 Ulster 3

Men’s Interpros: Leinster 1 Ulster 3

March 14, 2009 | 274 views | Leave a comment

Leinster 1 (Stephen Butler) Ulster 3 (Eugene Magee, Timmy Cockram, Chris Cargo)Leinster blew a golden chance to wrap up the interpros this afternoon as they let a 1-0 half-time lead slip in the face of an impressive Ulster second half performance. The first period saw Andy McConnell and Stephen Butler boss proceedings in midfield while […]

Women’s Interpros: Day Two

Women’s Interpros: Day Two

March 14, 2009 | 312 views | Comments (3)

Leinster 4 (Roisin Flinn, Cathy McKean, Nikki Symmons, Nikki Keegan) Connacht 0Leinster added a comfortable win over Connacht to last night’s draw with Ulster to maintain their interprovincial title charge. They dominated proceedings against the Western province, taking the lead early on through Roisin Flinn’s deflection at short corner time. Emma Smyth – who worked […]