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Saturday round-up – September 19

Saturday round-up – September 19

September 19, 2020 | 742 views | Leave a comment

UCD and Lisnagarvey won the Irish Senior Cup titles while a series of other trophies from the 2019/20 season were decided; here’s the round-up

UCD up against it in bid for unique Senior Cup double

UCD up against it in bid for unique Senior Cup double

September 18, 2020 | 948 views | Leave a comment

UCD are aiming for a unique piece of history as the first club to win both the men’s and women’s competition in the same season; preview of a huge Irish Senior Cup final weekend

Connacht Hockey’s Misneach Le Cheile campaign gathers big support

Connacht Hockey’s Misneach Le Cheile campaign gathers big support

September 17, 2020 | 424 views | Leave a comment

Connacht Hockey’s “Misneach Le Cheile” campaign gathered pace this week with Canadian-Irish automation software company, SmartSimple Software, coming on board as the first corporate sponsor to step in to support the campaign for access to much-needed facilities.

Beaufort brings the joy as Meeke ‘thrilled’ to finally get shot at Jacqui Potter silverware

Beaufort brings the joy as Meeke ‘thrilled’ to finally get shot at Jacqui Potter silverware

September 12, 2020 | 1,337 views | Leave a comment

There was ring-rust and some dodgy touches but, mostly, there was a sense of joy to be back in action at Beaufort as Loreto edged out UCD 1-0 in the Jacqui Potter Cup semi-final.

Leinster Under-18 panels named for new-look interpro series

Leinster Under-18 panels named for new-look interpro series

September 8, 2020 | 1,476 views | Leave a comment

Leinster have named their 24-player AerCap Under-18 boys and girls panels for the new-look interprovincial series which will take place over the October mid-term break.

Leinster men’s committee produce proposed protocol document for 20/21 season.

Leinster men’s committee produce proposed protocol document for 20/21 season.

August 19, 2020 | 2,516 views | Leave a comment

The Leinster men’s committee have released an extensive document about plans and protocols for the new season; they are welcoming feedback to improve it. Give it a read here

Hickey links up with Rathgar with EYHL2 spot the target

Hickey links up with Rathgar with EYHL2 spot the target

August 13, 2020 | 1,575 views | Leave a comment

Ronan Hickey is the new coach with Rathgar men’s first team as he looks to build on the strong work of Stephen Thompson last season, bringing them to the brink of EYHL Division 2.

Connacht clubs set to lose key Oranmore astro surface on east side of Galway

Connacht clubs set to lose key Oranmore astro surface on east side of Galway

August 13, 2020 | 1,698 views | Leave a comment

Connacht Hockey President Kevin Keane has called the decision to resurface the Oranmore Community Astro with a 3G surface last week as a “major blow to our sport”.

Tangled-web of Euro allocations sees Hockey Ireland go to dispute solutions body

Tangled-web of Euro allocations sees Hockey Ireland go to dispute solutions body

July 19, 2020 | 3,324 views | Leave a comment

Lots of twists and turns with three clubs appealing in the aftermath of Lisnagarvey’s successful ruling; EYHL2 make-up still in the mix while 2019/20 Irish cup finals could be played in September

Avoca and Three Rock announce new coaches

Avoca and Three Rock announce new coaches

July 18, 2020 | 3,701 views | Leave a comment

Trevor Dagg returns to his roots while Three Rock snap up Dave McGivern for next season

Farrell and Richardson to lead Avoca charge

Farrell and Richardson to lead Avoca charge

June 14, 2020 | 3,349 views | Leave a comment

Avoca have announced the appointment of Noelle Farrell as their new ladies first team head coach, taking over from Ronan Hickey.

Euro representatives announced as Leinster league winners and EYHL2 invitations come into view

Euro representatives announced as Leinster league winners and EYHL2 invitations come into view

May 7, 2020 | 5,266 views | Leave a comment

Hockey Ireland have announced the club representatives for European competition shall remain the same for next season and in the same order.

Call for “full-season” women’s EYHL2 next term

Call for “full-season” women’s EYHL2 next term

April 9, 2020 | 5,261 views | Leave a comment

Eight of the women’s EYHL2 clubs are hopeful they can compete in a season-long version of the competition for the 2020/21 campaign as Hockey Ireland’s competitions committee considers what happens next following the truncated 2019/20 season.

Irish Hockey mourns the loss of Hall famer Anne Laing

Irish Hockey mourns the loss of Hall famer Anne Laing

March 30, 2020 | 4,472 views | Leave a comment

Irish Hockey is mourning Hall of Famer Anne Laing who passed away last Friday; Hockey Ireland vice president Ann Rosa put together the following tribute

Green Army preparing as best they can in a world of social distancing

Green Army preparing as best they can in a world of social distancing

March 19, 2020 | 3,901 views | Leave a comment

It is a good thing one of Sean Dancer’s mantras to the Irish women’s squad is “those that can adapt are the one who will succeed” as the Green Army attempt to keep up their training in a world of social distancing. It means the panel have been innovating, making the best of the implements […]

Wesley formally open new pitch

Wesley formally open new pitch

March 17, 2020 | 3,641 views | Leave a comment

Wesley College formally opened their new pitch in style in late February with over 200 people coming along to watch a series of exhibition games despite freezing conditions.

Hockey Museum seeking help with missing info on 1951 and 1965 GB&1 tours

Hockey Museum seeking help with missing info on 1951 and 1965 GB&1 tours

March 16, 2020 | 3,437 views | Leave a comment

The Hockey Museum is seeking a little help with a couple of pieces of information about GB and Ireland teams from 1951 and 1965. If you can help, drop Katie Dodd a line on katie.dodd@hockeymuseum.org.

Irish hockey activity off until March 29 as Pegs and Loreto Euros on hold

Irish hockey activity off until March 29 as Pegs and Loreto Euros on hold

March 12, 2020 | 3,444 views | Leave a comment

Hockey Ireland postpones hockey activity until March 29th while Pegasus and Loreto have seen their Euro campaigns placed on hold

Saturday round-up – March 7

Saturday round-up – March 7

March 7, 2020 | 3,607 views | Leave a comment

It’s now a three-way tie at the top of the women’s EYHL after a dramatic day; Lisnagarvey strengthened their place at the head of the men’s EYHL; here’s the round-up

Naas move into top half as top two win comfortably

Naas move into top half as top two win comfortably

March 1, 2020 | 1,178 views | Leave a comment

Naas’s memorable first season in women’s Leinster Division One continued on Saturday as they moved into fifth place in the league with their fifth win of the campaign in icy rain at The Maws.