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News in brief: Genesis goalkeeper coaching

News in brief: Genesis goalkeeper coaching

November 12, 2010 | 156 views | Leave a comment

Genesis offering goalkeeper coaching for their junior section; Trinity’s Twisted Table Quiz this Saturday night

Chiefs salute men’s league reshuffle

Chiefs salute men’s league reshuffle

August 5, 2010 | 239 views | Comments (8)

The men’s Leinster league restructure will see the return of division nine while division two will remain in its existing format for the upcoming season, rising to seven in numbers following the formation of a new club, the Rathgar Chiefs. Based in High School’s idyllic Danum grounds, the Chiefs were formed this summer from a […]

Leinster Schoolboy leagues announced

Leinster Schoolboy leagues announced

September 23, 2009 | 223 views | Comments (9)

With the first series of schoolboy’s hockey fixtures getting underway this week, the Leinster school’s have released the divisions for 2009/10 and the format each respective league will take. Senior A involves the five All-Ireland qualifiers playing on a home and away basis. Senior B sees each team play each other once with the top […]

Code of conduct for underage players

Code of conduct for underage players

September 16, 2009 | 94 views | Comments (1)

I’ve had to delete a couple of comments pertaining to potential ‘poaching’ of underage players. The comments themselves may have been deemed libellous and so have not been posted. The comments related to the movement of Under-18 players between clubs on both the men’s and women’s side. The IHA, in its Code of Conduct (it […]

Neville Cup fixtures: News in Brief

Neville Cup fixtures: News in Brief

September 9, 2009 | 182 views | Leave a comment

* This season’s men’s Leinster senior hockey action this Saturday with the first round of the Neville Cup. Here’s the fixtures: Neville Cup Round 1Saturday, September 12: UCD vs Fingal, 1pm, Belfield; Glenanne vs Suttonians, 2pm, Glenanne Park; YMCA vs Three Rock Rovers, 2pm, Alexandra College, MilltownTuesday, September 15: Weston vs Pembroke Wanderers, 7.15pm, Esker […]

New Premier League debuts this week

New Premier League debuts this week

September 4, 2009 | 722 views | Leave a comment

With the new school year beginning, the revamped senior girl’s Premier League tips off this week with eight games on show. As announced on The Hook in June, the League has changed format radically, from four pools of four teams to two pools of nine teams. The aim is for players to experience a genuine […]

LHUA roll out two major initiatives

LHUA roll out two major initiatives

September 2, 2009 | 136 views | Leave a comment

In an incredibly busy summer of international hockey, Irish umpires yet again picked up top appointments across the board, culminating in Carol Metchette (left) and Colin Hutchinson taking charge of semi-finals and bronze medal matches at last week’s Europeans. The Leinster Hockey Umpires Association has been working equally hard in the summer months to ensure […]

Pembroke and Glens to face European giants

Pembroke and Glens to face European giants

August 19, 2009 | 114 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke and Glenanne have both drawn been handed against giants of the European game for the first round of the EuroHockey League, which gets underway in Barcelona on October 9. While both sides picked up tough draws, Glenanne’s schedule makes for an intense weekend as they begin their maiden EHL voyage with a Friday afternoon […]

Ireland to cope with favourites tag

Ireland to cope with favourites tag

July 31, 2009 | 81 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s go into this week’s EuroHockey Nation’s Trophy in Wrexham with expectation rather than hope as they aim to regain A division status from this summer’s key international tournament. Three targets are rolled into one event as Paul Revington’s side will be gunning not only for the Trophy but the promotion that comes with reaching […]

Cronje takes Corinthian reins

Cronje takes Corinthian reins

June 9, 2009 | 137 views | Leave a comment

In the wake of John McInroy’s move to UCD, Corinthian have moved quickly to confirm Olympian Andrew Cronje (pictured) as their new head coach for the 2009/10 season. Cronje was a key component in the club’s rise to an IHL placing and the Mills Cup since arriving mid-season and will now become player-coach with Peter […]

Gregg named in England JWC squad

Gregg named in England JWC squad

May 11, 2009 | 242 views | Leave a comment

Former Lisnagarvey player of the year Chris Gregg (pictured) looks set to appear at the Junior World Cup as he was this week named in the 18-man English squad to travel to Malaysia in June. The 20-year-old, who competed for Ireland up until U-18 level, is one of eight Loughborough students to make the English […]

Logue names Irish U-18 panel for Scotland series

Logue names Irish U-18 panel for Scotland series

April 27, 2009 | 114 views | Leave a comment

Fresh from her ISC triumph as UCD coach, Mary Logue stepped into her other role this morning of Irish U-18 coach to announce an 18-player squad for a two day series against Scotland at Bellahoutson in Glasgow on May 8 and 9. Eight Leinster players make the squad with Hermes’ Irish Junior cup player-of-the-match Sarah […]

Hermes II triumph on strokes in Irish Junior

Hermes II triumph on strokes in Irish Junior

April 26, 2009 | 220 views | Comments (3)

Hermes II 1 (Deirdre Duke) Railway Union II 1 (Louise O’Dwyer) Hermes II win 3-1 on strokes Hermes II claimed their third Irish Junior Cup, overcoming a last minute equaliser to eventually win on penalty strokes over Railway Union II who were denied for the second year running at the final stage. The opening stages […]

Gray day for Pembroke as C of I shine

Gray day for Pembroke as C of I shine

April 25, 2009 | 193 views | Leave a comment

IJC Final: Cork C of I 5 (Andy Gray 3, Mark Holmes, Trevor Dunne) Pembroke 1 (Maurice Elliott) Cork C of I ended a 16-year hiatus to comprehensively take the Irish Junior Cup out of Pembroke’s hands with an emphatic 5-1 win at Belfield this afternoon. Their mixture of youth and experience was used to dynamic […]

Pembroke aim to overcome controversy

Pembroke aim to overcome controversy

April 24, 2009 | 100 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke will hope to push the eligibility controversy to one side and focus on the hockey as they bid to retain the Irish Senior Cup on Sunday afternoon against Cookstown at Belfield. Following a meeting with the IHA last night, Mossley have decided not to pursue their query any further, accepting that the “participation of […]

Preview of Saturday’s action

Preview of Saturday’s action

April 24, 2009 | 541 views | Leave a comment

Amid all the hoopla, Pembroke could be on for another pair of national titles over the weekend as they look to retain both the men’s senior and junior cup titles. Saturday’s battle with Cork C of I sees the side come up against an old friend as the highly decorated Trevor Dunne returns to Dublin […]

Division Three playoff set for tonight

Division Three playoff set for tonight

April 22, 2009 | 113 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 | 292 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 | 152 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 | 198 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 […]