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Saturday round-up – January 18

Saturday round-up – January 18

January 18, 2020 | 431 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men did enough to get a Euro indoor bronze match; the Jacqui Potter semi-finalists were confirmed amid widespread frost; here’s the round-up

Pembroke’s magic eight minute spell; Rathgar win seven-goal thriller

Pembroke’s magic eight minute spell; Rathgar win seven-goal thriller

January 12, 2020 | 684 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke struck three times in the last eight minutes to win the big Jacqui Potter Cup second round derby against Muckross, prevailing 5-2 for a deceptive final scoreline in the squally rain. Hayley O’Donnell and Ava Beatty helped Pembroke into a 2-1 lead at half-time with Susie Cannon getting the Muckross reply with goalkeeper Kate […]

Saturday round-up – January 11

Saturday round-up – January 11

January 11, 2020 | 678 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke’s late salvo saw them advance in the Jacqui Potter Cup while the other EYHL sides emerged unscathed against lower tier opposition; Rathgar won on the men’s side; here’s the round-up

Immaculate Corinthian hold all the aces at Christmas

Immaculate Corinthian hold all the aces at Christmas

December 19, 2019 | 419 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian completed an immaculate first half of the season with a 4-1 win at North Kildare, making it nine wins from nine in Leinster and 16 out of 17 in all competitions. The sole defeat came at the hands of national champions Pegasus in the Irish Senior Cup semi-final and this latest success gives them […]

Weekend round-up – December 15

Weekend round-up – December 15

December 15, 2019 | 135 views | Leave a comment

Loreto made a big move in the women’s EYHL, cutting the gap to leaders Pembroke; UCD won the only men’s EYHL tie; here are the weekend’s main results

Huge derby dates close the curtain on first half of women’s EYHL campaign

Huge derby dates close the curtain on first half of women’s EYHL campaign

December 13, 2019 | 558 views | Leave a comment

Derbies galore conclude the pre-Christmas schedule in the women’s EY Hockey League with six games on the agenda, all hoping to avoid any frost-related issues. Both Ca big EY Hockey League showdown at Rosbrien on Saturday (12pm) as Munster experiences its first top tier showdown for three years. For Quins coach Darren Collins says he […]

Cookstown stun Pembroke as UCD end Rovers’ reign; Tarf and Railway on track for big showdown

Cookstown stun Pembroke as UCD end Rovers’ reign; Tarf and Railway on track for big showdown

December 8, 2019 | 1,039 views | Leave a comment

Ulster Premier side Cookstown produced a thrilling comeback to defeat top tier Pembroke to reach the final four of the Irish Senior Cup joining UCD, Glenanne and Lisnagarvey on a weekend where Three Rock Rovers were dethroned.

Saturday round-up  – December 7

Saturday round-up – December 7

December 7, 2019 | 900 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus produced a comeback for the ages; Cookstown cause a big shock while Lisnagarvey, Glens and UCD through in men’s ISC; here’s the round-up

David Harte in the running for Olympic athletes commission

David Harte in the running for Olympic athletes commission

December 5, 2019 | 179 views | Leave a comment

David Harte has been confirmed by the IOC as one of 30 athletes who will be seeking election onto the IOC Athletes’ Commission next summer. Four athletes will be elected at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by Olympians onto the commission that was established in 1981 as an official body that serves as a link between […]

Glenanne, Monkstown and Naas make big moves in Leinster

Glenanne, Monkstown and Naas make big moves in Leinster

December 1, 2019 | 589 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne, Monkstown and Naas made big moves in Leinster women’s Division One but Corinthian continue to set a hot pace at the top

Cork duo in pole position at halfway stage of EYHL2 groups; Sweeney the North star

Cork duo in pole position at halfway stage of EYHL2 groups; Sweeney the North star

December 1, 2019 | 640 views | Leave a comment

The two Cork sides lead the men’s EYHL Division 2 groups at the halfway stage after Cork C of I and Harlequins’ home wins on Saturday; Dublin North land their second win of the season

Saturday round-up – November 30

Saturday round-up – November 30

November 30, 2019 | 1,107 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey dropped points for the first time despite a four-goal comeback; Pembroke and Pegasus lead the way in the women’s EYHL; here’s the round-up

Railway and Avoca conjure up nine goals each in men’s Div One

Railway and Avoca conjure up nine goals each in men’s Div One

November 24, 2019 | 451 views | Leave a comment

Just two games in men’s Leinster Division One contrived to produce 23 goals as Railway Union and Avoca both scored nine times on Saturday. Railway’s was an incredible 9-5 victory over Kilkenny at Teresians. They fell behind 1-0 but got back to 2-2 at quarter-time, then led 5-2 at half-time. It was 6-3 at the […]

Town snatch important draw with Ards as Reds roll on in Leinster

Town snatch important draw with Ards as Reds roll on in Leinster

November 24, 2019 | 805 views | Leave a comment

Chloe Watkins snagged a late equaliser to end Ards’ 100% record as Corinthian make big move in Leinster Division One

Saturday round-up – November 23

Saturday round-up – November 23

November 23, 2019 | 959 views | Leave a comment

Loreto ended Pegasus’s perfect run as Pembroke went top of women’s EYHL; Lisnagarvey continue to set pace in men’s EYHL; here’s the Saturday round-up

Trinity’s 53-game unbeaten run ended by Corinthian

Trinity’s 53-game unbeaten run ended by Corinthian

November 19, 2019 | 622 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian ended Trinity’s incredible unbeaten run in women’s Leinster Division One, their run ending at 53 games since their last defeat in the provincial competition.

Avoca and Clontarf celebrate six-point weekends

Avoca and Clontarf celebrate six-point weekends

November 19, 2019 | 414 views | Leave a comment

Avoca and Clontarf both ran up two wins each over the weekend to push on in men’s Leinster Division One. Avoca started off with a 7-1 win over Bray on Saturday, going 3-0 up in the first half and never looking back as Richard Couse netted a hat trick and Elliott Goode scoring twice. On […]

Saturday round-up – November 16

Saturday round-up – November 16

November 17, 2019 | 918 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey extended their lead at the head of the men’s EYHL as Monkstown made a big move; Pegasus and Pembroke made it two from two in the women’s EYHL; here’s the Saturday round-up

Alex land double coup with Evans and Duke on board

Alex land double coup with Evans and Duke on board

November 16, 2019 | 1,041 views | Leave a comment

Old Alex announced a massive double coup on Thursday evening with Irish internationals Nikki Evans and Deirdre Duke confirming they will play for the Milltown club.

Leinster flying high with AerCap boost

Leinster flying high with AerCap boost

November 13, 2019 | 275 views | Leave a comment

AerCap has signed a two-year sponsorship deal with Leinster Hockey to support their ambitious high performance player and coach development programme for the Junior Age teams