Leinster’s seniors finished runners-up in both the men’s and women’s interprovincials last weekend at Serpentine Avenue, unable to emulate the heroics of their junior counterparts who completed a double at Grange Road.
With the introduction of the CPP this season and the changed timing of this year’s interprovincial event, like the other teams this weekend, Victor Shaw has picked a much changed Leinster women’s panel from last year.
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 [...]
* 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 email@example.com. * The draw [...]
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 [...]
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