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UCD hold aces for hockey colours

UCD hold aces for hockey colours

February 3, 2009 | 102 views | Leave a comment

UCD go into today’s hockey colours with Trinity as clear favourites to retain their title after their massive 7-2 victory last year. In the main games, UCD’s recent run of form means they are likely to be too strong for David Bane’s side, even in spite of their first league win of the year last […]

IHC and IJC Results

IHC and IJC Results

January 31, 2009 | 113 views | Leave a comment

Division Four side Mullingar took a huge leap forward in the Irish Hockey Challenge with a thumping 3-0 win over Omagh at the Youth Sports ground this afternoon. They go into Monday’s draw to face either on three of Ulster sides: Down – conquerors of Portrane after extra-time – Campbellians or Saintfield, who beat the […]

Women's ISC results

Women's ISC results

January 24, 2009 | 162 views | Leave a comment

UCD pulled off the big result of the round, winning on the eighth round of penalty strokes against Hermes with Roisin Flinn heroically shook off a nasty jaw injury to score the decisive stroke. Flinn thought she had put UCD on the verge of the second round when she netted with their fifth stroke but […]

Women's Irish Senior Cup Preview

Women's Irish Senior Cup Preview

January 23, 2009 | 113 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union’s double trip to UCC looks the most attractive of the ties on the women’s side of the Irish Senior Cup with Mick McKinnon’s dashing side taking on Munster’s rising upstarts. The students, driven on by Irish internationals Julia O’Halloran and Hollie Moffett, have shaken a few feathers in Munster this term inflicting a […]

IHT and IJC draws announced

IHT and IJC draws announced

January 19, 2009 | 98 views | Leave a comment

Genesis reward for their away-day win over Ballymena on penalty strokes sees them on the road once more in March as they travel to Limerick for the semi-finals of the Irish Hockey Trophy, courtesy of this morning’s draw. In the men’s Junior Cup, no Leinster team need leave the province after Pembroke II drew division […]

IHT, IJC and IHC results

IHT, IJC and IHC results

January 17, 2009 | 189 views | Leave a comment

Genesis remain the only Leinster side left in either the men’s or women’s Irish Hockey Trophys as they advanced thanks to a win at Ballymena on penalty strokes. The Dun Laoghaire side struck the post once in normal time but were thankful to Mount Anville schoolgirl Becky Vaughan in nets who pulled off a series […]

IJC, IHT and IHC fixtures

IJC, IHT and IHC fixtures

January 14, 2009 | 160 views | Leave a comment

A huge weekend in Irish Cup action with both men’s and women’s Irish Junior Cup, Irish Hockey Challenge and the last eight in the Irish Hockey Trophy up for decision. Grange Road sees a bumper three-game schedule with Niall Denham’s Three Rock Ladies hosting Catholic Institute in the IHT with a semi-final place and Irish […]

Jacqui Potter Cup: Round Three results

Jacqui Potter Cup: Round Three results

December 22, 2008 | 257 views | Leave a comment

Trinity 0 Hermes 5 (Chloe Watkins 2, Linda Caulfield 2, Anna O’Flanagan) In a repeat of last year’s final, Hermes took a little while to break down Trinity’s defences – with former Hermes junior member Jessica Elliott pulling off a couple of fine saves – before pulling away. Chloe Watkins (pictured, left) scored from the […]

Irish Cup draws – Junior, Trophy and Challenge dates named

Irish Cup draws – Junior, Trophy and Challenge dates named

December 15, 2008 | 108 views | Leave a comment

Men’s Irish Junior Cup ROUND 2 (January 17, 2009)Bandon II v Corinthian IICookstown II v Lisnagarvey IIThree Rock Rovers II v YMCA IIGlenanne II v Bangor IIMonkstown II v NICS IIPembroke II v Railway Union IIWeston II v Cork C of I IIInstonians II v Raphoe II ESB Irish Junior Cup Round 2 (January 17, […]

Irish Hockey Challenge tips off as IHT reaches business end

Irish Hockey Challenge tips off as IHT reaches business end

December 12, 2008 | 211 views | Leave a comment

This weekend sees the first round of the newly inaugurated Irish Hockey Challenge tip off around the country – a new competition for junior men’s and women’s clubs. On the men’s side, Leinster has four entrants. Division 5’s SBPP have been in decent form this term with former Glenanne player and Dublin football legend Dessie […]

Newbridge given go-ahead for astro

Newbridge given go-ahead for astro

December 11, 2008 | 141 views | Leave a comment

From the Leinster Leader:KILDARE County Council has agreed to transfer over two acres of land at Sexes Bridge in Newbridge to the local hockey club. The decision made at its meeting last week, means the Newbridge Hockey club can now build an astro turf pitch and other facilities. Established 13 years ago, the club has […]

North Wicklow launches this weekend

North Wicklow launches this weekend

November 27, 2008 | 126 views | Leave a comment

North Wicklow hockey club will open its doors for the first time this Sunday at their base in Charlesland Sports and Recreation Centre, Greystones and will be open for membership. Initially aimed at junior players, the club has the full backing of the IHA and will host an open day at Charlesland from 10am to […]

Meet the new guy

Meet the new guy

November 26, 2008 | 87 views | Leave a comment

For such a marquee appointment, Paul Revington’s first meeting with the Irish press proved quite a low key affair as the South African comes across as the poster boy for understated confidence. During a half hour media briefing before Ireland’s first of three wins over Scotland last weekend, the new boss showed little fear of […]

IJC Round One results

IJC Round One results

November 9, 2008 | 122 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock, Pembroke, Monkstown, YMCA, Glenanne and Fingal all take their place in the hat for the second round of the IJC as they all had relatively easy passages to the next round. YM beat Belfast Harlequins thanks to goals from Gary Ryan and the youthful pair of Josh Purcell and Jamie Tobin. They join […]

Irish Junior Cup Fixtures

Irish Junior Cup Fixtures

November 7, 2008 | 164 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke’s bid for three-in-a-row gets underway this weekend with a tricky away tie up in Kilkeel as they bid to keep their incredible winning streak going. A quadruple in the 2006/07 season was followed by a treble last year – only for the fact the Wright-Carey Cup was not contested it may have been four […]

Passmore's reign comes to spirited end

Passmore's reign comes to spirited end

October 30, 2008 | 92 views | Leave a comment

Dave Passmore’s reign as Irish coach came to a rather low-key end today at Serpentine Avenue as a spirited Irish performance earned a draw against Argentina this afternoon. During his tenure, he has overseen a huge increase in the requirements of what it takes to be an international player and boosted Ireland’s world ranking to […]

Weekend preview: Men's and Women's Division One

Weekend preview: Men's and Women's Division One

October 23, 2008 | 280 views | Leave a comment

In a quiet weekend of hockey around Leinster, only men’s division one and three see much action this weekend while there are only two ladies matches, all told. On the men’s side, there are two high profile matches with Glenanne hosting Monkstown and Fingal welcoming Pembroke to ALSAA – all four coming off the back […]

Irish Trophy and Junior Cup draws made

Irish Trophy and Junior Cup draws made

October 15, 2008 | 116 views | Leave a comment

The newly revamped Irish Cup competitions now have their first set of fixtures available. The Irish Hockey Trophy, which offers places in the Irish Senior Cup proper for it’s four semi-finallists, sees three Leinster derbies with Bray facing Naas, Avoca against Suttonians and Weston hosting Navan. Trinity face a tricky journey up to Armagh while […]

Leinster to provide five All-Ireland schools entrants

Leinster to provide five All-Ireland schools entrants

September 3, 2008 | 92 views | Leave a comment

Leinster will provide five teams for the All-Ireland schools competition this year which will be hosted by Villiers in Limerick on October 24-26. Perennial title hopefuls St Andrews and Wesley both gained automatic qualification for the tournament while the other two places will come from a pair of playoff matches – Sutton Park will play […]

McKinnon announces U-15 panel

McKinnon announces U-15 panel

August 25, 2008 | 156 views | Leave a comment

Irish U-15 coach Mick McKinnon (right) announced a 32 girl panel earlier today. Players have been selected following a talent identification programme run earlier this year and will continue into a training programme which will run for the next ten months. McKinnon has helped to produce a number of outstanding players during his time at […]