The four first teams from Leinster’s women’s division two – namely Muckross, Avoca, Rathgar and Genesis – look set to be promoted to division one when the expanded Irish Hockey League comes into effect next season.
Munster’s Cork C of I and Clonakilty made it a memorable day for clubs from the southern province as they won the women’s Irish Hockey Trophy and Challenge titles respectively while Newry closed out a stunning season with their third title of 2013/14
The Irish Hockey League wildcard playoffs looks set to be a fraught affair for Old Alex this weekend with just one place left in the 2014/15 competition with four teams vying for it; six IHA finals also take place over the course of Saturday and Sunday
Loreto bounced back from their disappointing exit from the Irish Senior Cup a week ago, by recording their biggest win of the season, 9-0 against North Kildare; Gibney fires Trinity II to first win while Botanic advance in IHC
IHA announce first and second round draws for men’s and women’s Irish Junior Cup, Irish Hockey Trophy and Irish Hockey Challenge
Botanic were in dreamland last Saturday as they added Electric Ireland Irish Hockey Challenge glory to the division five crown claimed a week earlier.
A double-weekend for men’s division one sees several vital games up or decision while division continues its roller-coaster; on the women’s side, the top five in women’s division one face the bottom five
Having ousted Trinity in emphatic fashion, Queen’s University will aim to shoot down a large contingent of DUHC old boys in the second round of the men’s Irish Hockey Trophy as they were drawn to face Rathgar.
With the release of the Leinster men’s early season fixtures, The Hook’s preparations for the new season are also getting underway; we’re hoping you can help support the site as it enters it’s fifth season
Botanic 3rds sealed the Division 10 title last Saturday despite a 1-0 loss to their close rivals Mullingar on the final day, taking the title on goal difference
The Hook celebrated its first Awards Night in Kobra on Leeson Street on Grafton Street, honouring its first seven official award winners at what is hoped to become an annual event
The nominations are in and now it is your chance to have a say in who wins the first Hook Awards as the public vote for Umpire, Coach and Senior men’s and women’s player of the year went live this morning.
Three men’s IHL sides will fall at the first hurdle of this year’s Irish Senior Cup following this evening’s draw. In the women’s competition, Railway play Pegasus in the stand-out first round fixture in the women’s competition.
Hermes U-16 bounced back from initial elimination to claim the Jacqui Potter U-16 cup title at Grange Road last Saturday, getting the better of Old Alex 2-1 in a tense final. They lost at the first time of asking to Railway Union but were reinstated due to a player eligibility issue and replayed against the […]
No doubt where the tastiest of the ESB Senior Cup second round ties as St Andrew’s hosts Hermes and Railway Union as two of the competition’s big guns face off. Mick McKinnon’s side have been flying thus far and showed the depth of their squad in last week’s win over Glenanne as a number of […]
While the women’s division one title-race has taken on a little bit of a one-sided look in recent weeks, there are plenty of close-run battles right the way down the women’s leagues. Here’s a brief synopsis of whats going on in divisions two to thirteen. Division 14 is being headed by Monkstown who are unbeaten […]
Malahide played their first official match on their new astroturf pitch in Broomfield last Saturday, celebrating in style by clocking up a 3-1 win over Railway Union’s 5ths in division nine. It was the seventh win in-a-row for Malahide’s firsts, winning against the side that pipped them to the division 10 title last season. The […]
Botanic Hockey Club are waving a fond farewell to their grit pitch as they, in conjunction with St Mary’s Secondary School in Glasnevin, have just started work to transform their 33 year-old shale pitch into a state of the art, Tigerturf Evolution pitch. The diggers moved in last Monday, August 11 and have set a […]
Ulster’s Claire McMahon and Patrick Brown, last night took the highest individual awards in Irish Hockey for their performance and contribution at an impressive ESB Irish Hockey Awards ceremony hosted by legendary broadcaster Micheal O Muircheartaigh. Ex-International and Pegasus marksman, Claire McMahon, was declared the ESB Women’s Player of the Year for her consistently strong […]
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 […]