Leinster

Bulls and Glens frustrate goal-hungry Avoca as almost 70 goals define weekend

Bulls and Glens frustrate goal-hungry Avoca as almost 70 goals define weekend

October 20, 2019 | 413 views | Leave a comment

Clontarf and Railway Union continued their winning ways on a day of 38 goals in just five games in Leinster men’s Division One while another 30 followed in Sunday’s Mills Cup. The big tie was a true cracker with Tarf eventually holding on for a 5-4 win over Avoca in a battle between two EY […]

Saturday round-up – October 19

Saturday round-up – October 19

October 19, 2019 | 853 views | Leave a comment

Women Irish Senior Cup – Semi-Finals: Corinthian 0 Pegasus 3 (L McKee, K McDonald, M Harvey); UCD 1 (K Egan) Loreto 0 Leinster Division 1: Monkstown 0 Genesis 1 (C Fullston); Naas 1 (S Farrell) Trinity 7 (R Burns 2, S Campbell 2, A Long 2, A Buttimer); Rathgar 1 (C Christie) North Kildare 0 […]

Avoca and Clontarf put 100% records on the line in Leinster

Avoca and Clontarf put 100% records on the line in Leinster

October 18, 2019 | 364 views | Leave a comment

Avoca and Clontarf will put their respective 100% records to the test on Saturday at Newpark in the first classico of the men’s Leinster Division One.

Reds complete dream weekend with EYHL2 victory

Reds complete dream weekend with EYHL2 victory

October 14, 2019 | 442 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian completed a dream weekend when they backed up their Saturday Irish Senior Cup win over Banbridge with a dramatic 3-2 win over Cork C of I on the opening weekend of the women’s EY Hockey League Division 2.

Sunday round-up – October 13

Sunday round-up – October 13

October 13, 2019 | 910 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey and UCD’s big wins see them clear at the top of the men’s EYHL; Corinthian, Loreto, Pegasus and UCD are in the women’s ISC semi-final

Big guns Clontarf, Avoca and Railway all prevail in Leinster Division One

Big guns Clontarf, Avoca and Railway all prevail in Leinster Division One

September 29, 2019 | 628 views | Leave a comment

Preseason favourites Clontarf, Avoca and Railway Union all ran up high scores in men’s Leinster Division One to make it two wins from two in the competition thus far.

Pembroke, UCD and Alex through in goalfest as Trinity go 50 unbeaten in Leinster

Pembroke, UCD and Alex through in goalfest as Trinity go 50 unbeaten in Leinster

September 29, 2019 | 596 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke, UCD and Old Alex all ran up high-scoring wins as the three women’s Irish Senior Cup ties provided 25 goals, a tasty starter for the season ahead.

Saturday round-up – September 28

Saturday round-up – September 28

September 28, 2019 | 1,033 views | Leave a comment

Men  EY Hockey League: Annadale 1 (C Tremlett) Lisnagarvey 10 (D Nelson 3, A Williamson 3, B Nelson 2, T Chambers, O Kidd); Banbridge 2 (B McCandless, Ph Brown) Three Rock Rovers 5 (B Walker 2, J Hosking, S Grace); Corinthian 1 (I Stewart) Monkstown 1 (R Nichols); Pembroke 6 (A Sothern 2, R McCollum […]

The season starts here: Munster’s women ready to roll

The season starts here: Munster’s women ready to roll

September 27, 2019 | 195 views | Leave a comment

Munster’s women’s Division One tips off this weekend with seven teams battling for the title following Catholic Institute’s promotion to the EYHL.

The season starts here: Leinster women’s Division One race gets underway

The season starts here: Leinster women’s Division One race gets underway

September 27, 2019 | 852 views | Leave a comment

Trinity, Monkstown and Corinthian played out a thrilling three-way battle for the Leinster Division One title with the students eventually prevailing following an immaculate unbeaten season.

Rathgar strike late to win six-goal thriller with Trinity

Rathgar strike late to win six-goal thriller with Trinity

September 24, 2019 | 707 views | Leave a comment

Rathgar struck twice late on to earn the spoils from the closest run tie of men’s Leinster Division One’s opening round against Dublin University. Two goals in the last 10 minutes saw them prevail 4-2 to give them a strong start to the campaign. Gar took an early lead when they won the ball high […]

Saturday round-up – September 21

Saturday round-up – September 21

September 21, 2019 | 1,432 views | Leave a comment

UCD defeated Three Rock on their return to the EYHL; Glenanne struck late on while Garvey made a major statement; check out all the key results from the EYHL, Leinster Division One and the interpros

The season starts here: Railway, Tarf and Avoca the main contenders in fresh-look Division One

The season starts here: Railway, Tarf and Avoca the main contenders in fresh-look Division One

September 19, 2019 | 1,103 views | Leave a comment

With Corinthian and UCD promoted, the battle for Leinster Division One supremacy will take on a very different hue this season with the jostling for EYHL and EYHL2 place set to be a fascinating one.

UCD open upgraded bright blue Belfield pitch

UCD open upgraded bright blue Belfield pitch

September 17, 2019 | 685 views | Leave a comment

UCD opened their upgraded Belfield pitch this week as the club looks forward to a busy season with both the men’s and women’s first teams prepare for EYHL campaigns. The works took place over the summer and saw the pitch re-levelled, re-carpeted and a new floodlighting system and fence installed bringing the stadium up to […]

The Indian Maharadja to support The Hook’s coverage of youth and schools hockey

The Indian Maharadja to support The Hook’s coverage of youth and schools hockey

September 12, 2019 | 575 views | Leave a comment

The Hook is delighted to link up with The Indian Maharadja with the Dutch lifestyle Hockey Brand set to support our coverage of youth and schools hockey this season.

Green Machine set for tough but doable away date in West Vancouver

Green Machine set for tough but doable away date in West Vancouver

September 9, 2019 | 771 views | Leave a comment

Given the chance from the offers on the table, the Irish men would likely have plumped for a trip to West Vancouver to face Canada for a place at the Tokyo Olympics.

McCay and Watkins’ full focus on finally reaching Olympic promised land with Canada date set in stone

McCay and Watkins’ full focus on finally reaching Olympic promised land with Canada date set in stone

September 9, 2019 | 597 views | Leave a comment

When the glitchy live draw stream suddenly popped up with Ireland’s women facing Canada, it elicited staccato laughter and the odd cheer and hand-clap from the fully assembled Green Army squad.

Hockey Ireland confirm key rule changes for new season.

Hockey Ireland confirm key rule changes for new season.

September 8, 2019 | 3,971 views | Leave a comment

Hockey Ireland has confirmed the new rule changes to the domestic game which will take effect from 1st August 2019. These changes will be introduced at all levels of adult hockey and there will some impact for the grassroots of hockey.

Green Army tantalisingly close to first ever Euro semi

Green Army tantalisingly close to first ever Euro semi

August 21, 2019 | 412 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women fell tantalisingly short of a first European Championships semi-final berth with their 1-1 draw against Germany not quite enough to see them through in Antwerp.

Leinster Hockey to run two club fundraising masterclasses

Leinster Hockey to run two club fundraising masterclasses

August 19, 2019 | 227 views | Leave a comment

Following the recent Roadshows around the province, Leinster Hockey have been going through the feedback received from clubs.  One area that stands out was the lack of awareness within clubs about how to access Government funds via the Sports Capital Grant which can be used not just for big ticket items like pitch replacement but […]