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Town tested by international call-ups

Town tested by international call-ups

January 27, 2012 | 2,846 views | Leave a comment

For the most part, the top half plays the bottom as Leinster division one returns for the second half of the season since breaking for Christmas on December 10 – the exception between Railway and Monkstown could be a corker

Panels tested to hilt by crunch UCD-Railway tie

Panels tested to hilt by crunch UCD-Railway tie

January 27, 2012 | 3,406 views | Leave a comment

Strength in depth is the by-word on a crucial day in the Leinster women’s division one title shake-up as Railway Union host UCD with both sides shy some of their top performers.

Indoor titles on the line on packed weekend

Indoor titles on the line on packed weekend

January 13, 2012 | 500 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers’ bid for a fourth Tony Byrne indoor title in five years will be put to a serious test on Saturday in the playoff group phase; both men’s and women’s competitions will be decided on Sunday in the NBA in Tallaght

Sothern quartet eliminates Glenanne

Sothern quartet eliminates Glenanne

January 8, 2012 | 350 views | Comments (5)

Alan Sothern’s quartet of goals saw Pembroke overhaul Glenanne while Railway Union kept YMCA at bay to take the final two Leinster places in the men’s National Indoor Trophy finals; Railway, Glenanne, Old Alex and Hermes progressed in the women’s competition

Rovers and ‘Tarf through to National finals

Rovers and ‘Tarf through to National finals

January 7, 2012 | 268 views | Leave a comment

Phelie Maguire’s indoor debut yielded five goals for Three Rock and helped confirm their place at the National Indoor Trophy finals weekend along with Clontarf following day three of the Leinster men’s groups at Loughlinstown.

Indoor finals line-up to be confirmed

Indoor finals line-up to be confirmed

January 6, 2012 | 313 views | Comments (1)

The National Indoor Trophy hots up this weekend as the six men’s finalists and five more women’s teams will be confirmed to join the Ulster Elks and Ards.

Bulls power forward in National Indoor Trophy

Bulls power forward in National Indoor Trophy

December 18, 2011 | 410 views | Comments (4)

Clontarf took the most affirmative step forward in the men’s National Indoor Trophy as their pair of single-goal victories put them within a point in their final group two game to confirm their place in the finals weekend.

Rovers’ return puts indoor defence on track

Rovers’ return puts indoor defence on track

December 16, 2011 | 2,652 views | Comments (5)

Three Rock Rovers begin the defence of their National Indoor Trophy title with much the same panel at their disposal that annexed the crown last time around despite a series of emigrations.

Town well set to end 30-year Leinster wait

Town well set to end 30-year Leinster wait

December 11, 2011 | 3,379 views | Comments (41)

Monkstown put themselves in great shape as they line up a push for a first title since 1982 in the New Year, beating Glenanne 4-2. Pembroke, Railway and Fingal also won while division two hots up, too

Town hope to add extra garnish to Christmas celebrations

Town hope to add extra garnish to Christmas celebrations

December 9, 2011 | 3,237 views | Comments (2)

Monkstown will head men’s division one for the lengthy Christmas break but they can determine by how much on Saturday as the top four showdown in a high quality close to the first half of the season.

UCD stun Pembroke as Town go four clear

UCD stun Pembroke as Town go four clear

December 5, 2011 | 2,898 views | Comments (5)

A critical weekend in the men’s division one title race, Pembroke fell to their first defeat of the campaign, allowing Monkstown to become the first clear leaders this season, going top for the first time since 1983

Top table clash off, opening door for Pembroke and Monkstown

Top table clash off, opening door for Pembroke and Monkstown

December 2, 2011 | 2,818 views | Leave a comment

YMCA and Glenanne’s top of the table clash has been scuppered by a mixture of unavailable pitches and umpires to rob this weekend of the most eye-catching men’s Leinster division one games.

Pembroke falter as chasing trio close in

Pembroke falter as chasing trio close in

November 28, 2011 | 2,739 views | Comments (3)

Pembroke gave up a 3-0 lead against Railway Union to draw, allowing YMCA, Glenanne and Monkstown to all close the gap in the title chase. TRR snatched a last gasp win at Clontarf while only the Chiefs remain in the IHT

Former Glens’ pair plot student uprising

Former Glens’ pair plot student uprising

November 25, 2011 | 2,711 views | Leave a comment

Just five days since making a senior breakthrough of sorts, UCD go back into the lion’s den to face a Glenanne side chastened perhaps by their Neville Cup semi-final exit.

Hermes and UCD vye for IHL Pool A top spot

Hermes and UCD vye for IHL Pool A top spot

November 25, 2011 | 3,443 views | Leave a comment

Hermes have an almost instant chance of revenge against UCD in the refixed Irish Hockey League clash, aiming to slow the rising juggernaut which has laid waste to virtually every challenge in their path to date.

Trinity old boys seeking Queen’s revenge

Trinity old boys seeking Queen’s revenge

November 8, 2011 | 319 views | Leave a comment

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.

Clean sheet for Bulls to frustrate Fingal

Clean sheet for Bulls to frustrate Fingal

November 6, 2011 | 2,685 views | Comments (11)

After Saturday’s mauling at the hands of UCD, Clontarf showed a much more rigid defensive turn against Fingal to record their first ever clean sheet in division one after four seasons of trying in the top tier

UCD’s magnificent seven tramples on bulls

UCD’s magnificent seven tramples on bulls

November 6, 2011 | 2,542 views | Comments (9)

UCD broke their seasonal duck in emphatic fashion as Shane O’Donoghue brought his tally to 11 goals since making the switch in the summer.

Third IHL series to reveal playoff contenders

Third IHL series to reveal playoff contenders

November 4, 2011 | 2,807 views | Comments (1)

The third round of the Irish Hockey League often sees the split between contender and also-rans with back-to-back ties hastening the process. A busy weekend, Division one and two, the Neville Cup and Irish Trophy are also in action

Glens hold off late Rovers fightback as Monkstown put YM to the sword

Glens hold off late Rovers fightback as Monkstown put YM to the sword

October 23, 2011 | 2,624 views | Comments (1)

Pembroke moved to the top of men’s Leinster Division One as they clicked into gear in the second half against Clontarf; Glenanne were given a fright by TRR while Corinthian, Monkstown and Railway recorded strong wins