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National level fixture list released

National level fixture list released

August 8, 2008 | 69 views | Leave a comment

The IHA released this year’s fixture list for national level events – including the Irish Hockey League, Irish School boys and girl’s competitions, Intervarsities, all Irish Senior and Junior Cup and Trophy competitions as well as interprovincial dates. To see the list in full, click here.

All-Ireland competitions re-structured

All-Ireland competitions re-structured

July 18, 2008 | 97 views | Leave a comment

With the beginning of the All-Ireland league next season, there will be a number of changes to the structure of the Irish cup competitions. Here’s the basic rundown: The dates for the five rounds of the All-Ireland league are: October 18th 2008, November 29th 2008, January 31st 2009, March 7th 2009, April 4th 2009, with […]

Naas club member finishes third in World Youth Hockey Promoter's Festival

Naas club member finishes third in World Youth Hockey Promoter's Festival

July 13, 2008 | 336 views | Leave a comment

Naas Hockey Club’s Amy Young represented Ireland last month in Victoria, Canada at the World Youth Hockey Promoters Festival 2008 following her nomination last year by the IHA to attend the festival. Amy produced a presentation on her ideas on how youth hockey could be developed in Ireland with her project, “Push Hit Slap, Bridge […]

Muller announces Celtic Cup Squad

Muller announces Celtic Cup Squad

July 2, 2008 | 76 views | Leave a comment

Gene Muller has six new arrivals in his Celtic Cup squad for this weekend with a number of players impressing following the Junior Celtic Cup in Edinburgh last week. Armagh’s Lizzie Colvin, Ballymoney’s Megan Frazer, Victorians Michelle Harvey and Pegasus’ Kate McConnell have all made the jump from the ‘A’ panel to take part this […]

Junior Celtic Cup round-up

Junior Celtic Cup round-up

June 30, 2008 | 94 views | Leave a comment

Thanks to Alan Good for the information. Also, check out the Irish Examiner for what is definitely the best coverage in the national newspapers on Irish international hockey. Ireland’s U-21s went unbeaten in both the men’s and women’s Junior Celtic Cups but failed to come home with any silverware as both sides drew with hosts […]

Garrett announces Celtic Cup squad

Garrett announces Celtic Cup squad

June 15, 2008 | 419 views | Leave a comment

Ireland A coach Guy Garrett announced his squad of 17 for the Junior Celtic Cup which takes place in Edinburgh from June 27 to 29. The tournament is restricted to under-21’s, maing a number of Ireland’s development panel ineligible but there is space in the squad for Hermes trio Anna O’Flanagan, Nicola Evans and Liz […]

Men's Round-up

Men's Round-up

May 12, 2008 | 67 views | Leave a comment

With virtually all the domestic issues done and dusted, here’s a rundown of who won what this season: Division 2: Railway Union won the title with a bit to spare ahead of Suttonians. The key results for both sides came against Trinity with Railway recovering from 3-0 down to snatch a draw while Suttonians seemed […]

IHA Announces Shortlist for ESB Irish Hockey Awards

IHA Announces Shortlist for ESB Irish Hockey Awards

April 29, 2008 | 202 views | Comments (9)

The Irish Hockey Association (IHA) has released the 44 nominees for the Irish Hockey Awards to be presented on May 31 at The Ballsbridge Court Hotel, Dublin Four nominees have been issued for the each of the eleven award categories, ranging from top international players, to coaches, umpires, volunteers and clubs. Tickets for the event […]

Pembroke 2nds claim treble

Pembroke 2nds claim treble

April 28, 2008 | 101 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke Wanderers men claimed a domestic treble tonight to go with their quadruple last year, only missing out on that feat with the discontinuation of the division 3 top-four competition. They beat title rivals Corinthian 4-1 to move into an unassailable lead at the top of the league table with just Fingal to play on […]

Weekend action (apart from the ISC)

Weekend action (apart from the ISC)

April 17, 2008 | 80 views | Leave a comment

Away from the ISC, there’s a wealth of action over the weekend with a few key issues to be decided. In the division ½ playoff, UCD will hope they can avoid becoming just the second division 1 team to lose this fixture against Suttonians. They open up a triple bill on Sunday at Serpentine Avenue […]

Men's IJC Final

Men's IJC Final

March 30, 2008 | 104 views | Leave a comment

Annadale II 2 (Paul Jackson, Conor Allison)Pembroke II (Dougie Good, Morris Elliott 2) Pembroke Wanderers II men’s team retained their Irish Junior Cup crown in a tightly fought battle with Annadale. Annadale took the lead early on when Captain Connor Allison scored from an open play goal in only the second minute of play. Pembroke […]

Weekend preview

Weekend preview

March 27, 2008 | 92 views | Leave a comment

Basically, it’s a massive weekend of hockey this week with Leinster league action, Irish senior and junior cup finals and a chance to have a look at the national team. In the men’s league, Three Rock get an immediate chance for revenge over Monkstown but if the coastal side get one over on Rovers again […]

Wesley claim quadruple – Under 13 and Junior Final

Wesley claim quadruple – Under 13 and Junior Final

March 13, 2008 | 82 views | Leave a comment

Wesley completed a clean sweep of the boy’s schools titles today as they claimed the under 13 and junior cups. They were made to work hard, though, coming from behind in both matches. In the under 13 final, Stephen Keenan opened the scoring for St Andrews with a piledriver before Wesley equalised from a penalty […]

News in brief

News in brief

March 13, 2008 | 79 views | Leave a comment

*Amy Stewart was honoured as one of Ireland’s most promising sporting prospects at the Irish Examiner National Junior Sports Stars Awards 2007 at a ceremony in Dublin. * Great Britain qualify for the Olympics ahead of India. India miss out for the first time in 70 years in their national game and the people are […]

St Andrews win Junior Cup

St Andrews win Junior Cup

March 11, 2008 | 88 views | Leave a comment

St Andrew’s girls, inspired by under-16 international duo Chloe Watkins and Gillian Pinder, claimed the league and cup double as they beat Alexandra 3-1 in the Junior Cup final last Friday. Watkins opened the scoring with a virtuoso goal, breaking from the half-way, beating two players before coolly sliding the ball home. Pinder, who won […]

Pembroke advance to IJC final

Pembroke advance to IJC final

March 5, 2008 | 92 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke are looking to make it two-in-a-row as they made it to the the Irish Junior Cup final for the second year running, bringing their unbeaten run to 51 games. It was, however, their first draw in that series. They opened the game brightly against Banbridge with two chances falling to Dougie Good but were […]

Schools Update

Schools Update

March 5, 2008 | 75 views | Leave a comment

Alexandra beat Loreto, Beaufort 2-0 yesterday afternoon to go into the Junior Cup final on Friday at Grnage Road at 12pm. They will play league winners St Andrews On Monday, Mount Anville claimed the Senior 3 title, beating Beaufort 3-0. This afternoon, there is a double header up at Grange Road with Wesley looking for […]

Irish Junior Cups

Irish Junior Cups

February 27, 2008 | 94 views | Leave a comment

In the Men’s IJC, Cookstown II host Annadale II in an all-Ulster clash at Coolnafrankey at 2.30pm hrs whilst last year’s semi-finalists, Banbridge II, take on the only remaining Leinster side and cup holders, Pembroke Wanderers II, at Havelock Park, also at 2.30pm. In the ESB IJC, none of this year’s semi-finalists featured at this […]

IJC Draws

IJC Draws

February 17, 2008 | 81 views | Leave a comment

ESB Irish Junior Cup Semi Final Draw – MARCH 1stGlenanne -v- Pembroke Wanderers IIRailway Union II -v- Randalstown II Men’s Irish Junior Cup Semi Final Draw – MARCH 1stCookstown II -v- Armagh / Annadale IIBanbridge II -v- Instonians II / Pembroke Wanderers II

Irish Junior Cup

Irish Junior Cup

February 10, 2008 | 133 views | Leave a comment

In contrasting fortunes for Leinster sides, three women’s sides make up the last four of the Junior Cup with Railway II and Glenanne beating Pegasus II and Galway respectively. On the men’s side, reigning champs Pembroke are the only remaining Leinster side as Corinthian, Weston, Railway and Monkstown all fell by the wayside.ESB Irish Junior […]