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Schools Update

Schools Update

February 8, 2008 | 101 views | Leave a comment

The schools cups are reaching the business end right about now with St Andrews fighting for the four major titles – the boys and girls junior and senior cups. The big match sees Wesley face St Andrews in the Senior semi-final after the half-term break while Andrews juniors were in action today against Sutton Park […]

Weekend Preview

Weekend Preview

February 8, 2008 | 74 views | Leave a comment

At the top, Pembroke will hope to keep Rovers at arms length against Corinthian who welcome back Lucas Piccioli while Rovers will fancy their chances in Belfield on Saturday after their impressive indoor win. Monkstown against Fingal has been postponed until March as result of Monkstown’s seconds involvement in the Irish Junior Cup On the […]

Irish Junior Cup

Irish Junior Cup

January 27, 2008 | 132 views | Leave a comment

So, after the weekend’s IJC fixtures, the clear-up job has been laid out for the next few rounds following the fall-out from TRR and Clontarf’s dismissal. Pembroke’s impressive 3-0 win sees them into the quarter-finals. Railway and Monkstown are the other Leinster sides remaining but face exceptionally tough trips to Banbridge and Cookstown respectively. They […]

Irish Junior Cup weekend

Irish Junior Cup weekend

January 24, 2008 | 89 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne’s rivalry with Cookstown renews this weekend, this time in the Junior Cup after high profile battles at Coolnafranky in Co Tyrone in the Senior Cup in the past few years. Pembroke will need to be on their guard against CI to keep their incredible winning run. This game features two potential competition winners, especially […]

Metchette to represent Ireland at Olympics

Metchette to represent Ireland at Olympics

January 23, 2008 | 298 views | Leave a comment

Continuing the strong tradition of Irish umpiring, Carole Metchette was today notified of her appointment to the Beijing Olympics, 2008. This is the first time Ireland has ever had a female hockey umpire appointed to the Olympics. Dublin born Metchette had a good introduction to hockey when she attended Wesley College where she won the […]

News in Brief

News in Brief

January 20, 2008 | 87 views | Leave a comment

* To confirm something mentioned in comments on this site. TRR and Clontarf 2nds have both been disqualified from the Irish Junior Cup for fielding ineligible players. * Umpire Martin Caniffe has been announced as part of the official team at the European Cup Winner’s Cup in March where Glenanne will be representing Ireland. * […]

Irish Cup draws

Irish Cup draws

January 5, 2008 | 78 views | Leave a comment

Where to start? All four ties are simply mouthwatering in the ISC quarterfinals. Pembroke will be pleased with home advantage but will play fellow table-toppers Cookstown. Again, home advantage for Harlequins could prove decisive as they face a resurgent Lisnagarvey side. The all-Leinster affair between TRR and Monkstown is usually a lively affair. MENS IRISH […]

IJC Results – Holders out of women's cup

IJC Results – Holders out of women's cup

December 15, 2007 | 89 views | Leave a comment

Holders Old Alex crashed out of the IJC as they were beaten at St Andrews in a 5 goal thriller. There was better news, though, for Leinster sides Hermes, Railway, Our Lady’s, Suttonians, Bray, Pembroke, Loreto and Clontarf who have all made it through to the last 16.In the men’s draw, holders Pembroke kicked off […]

Irish Junior Cup previews…

Irish Junior Cup previews…

December 13, 2007 | 102 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Junior Cup reaches round 2 this weekend with 30 matches to be decided. Last year’s ESB IJC winners Old Alex welcome Randalstown to St Andrews as they are still without a ‘home’ ground while Hermes will be on the other pitch there against Lurgan. Runners-up Bray play Victorians. The Wicklow side are currently […]

News in Brief

News in Brief

December 8, 2007 | 81 views | Leave a comment

* Noel Keogh has been confirmed as the Men’s Leinster senior coach for this season. Keogh was previously the Junior coach for two years. the under 21 coach for two seasons and the senior coach for 9 seasons. *Argentine Luciana Aymar and Australian Jamie Dwyer were awarded as World Hockey Players of the Year in […]

Irish Junior Cups round-up…

Irish Junior Cups round-up…

November 25, 2007 | 148 views | Leave a comment

TRR needed a golden goal from Christian Judd to get past local rivals Corinthians. The game was level at the end of normal time after short corners from Ross Harris and Chris Pelow. Both Fingal and Clontarf had to go a stage further, needing penalties to dispatch YMCA and Weston respectively. Other Leinster winners were […]

Weekend preview – Irish in Scotland, IJC and Ulster…

Weekend preview – Irish in Scotland, IJC and Ulster…

November 23, 2007 | 109 views | Leave a comment

Another massive weekend of action with the Irish team heading off to Scotland, the Irish Junior Cup and Ulster’s top two men’s sides taking each other on. You can read previews about the women and men’s matches in Scotland on this site and also in today’s Irish Times. Three Rock’s Andy McConnell could amke his […]

World news…

World news…

November 15, 2007 | 79 views | Leave a comment

In the past week, there has been loads of announcements on the world hockey scene. Fancy taking a holiday with some high quality hockey involved, read on: * The 2010 World Cup will take place in New Delhi in India, it was announced last week. * The FIH said they hope to be back to […]

News in Brief – The Irish at the EHL

News in Brief – The Irish at the EHL

November 6, 2007 | 84 views | Leave a comment

* Leinster umpire Geoff Conn has been promoted to the level of “International Outdoor Umpire”. Geoff umpired at the EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy in Prague earlier this year and following another good performance in the recent EuroHockey League Round 1 in The Hague he got his new accreditation. Ulster’s Warren McCully and Chris McConkey both […]

News in Brief…

News in Brief…

October 20, 2007 | 105 views | Leave a comment

* The EHF confirmed that Pembroke Wanderers Ladies have been drawn in Pool A along with SK Slavia Praha (CZE), HC Moscow Region (RUS) & Penarth LHC (WAL) for next years European Cup Winners Trophy. The tournament will be hosted by ARA La Gantoise, in Ghent, Belgium from 21st – 24th March, 2008. Pool B […]