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Senior Cup provides stage for clubs to show off; Town and Pembroke line up EYHL thriller

Senior Cup provides stage for clubs to show off; Town and Pembroke line up EYHL thriller

October 30, 2015 | 1,697 views | Leave a comment

In the week when Olympic qualification was assured after a 108-year wait, Hockey Ireland will hope the sport can capitalise on the marquee acheivement with an upsurge in interest in the sport. For the clubs, the first chance to provide a showcase for the game is Saturday’s opening round of the Irish Senior Cup

Ireland face second Argentina date as Leinster league returns

Ireland face second Argentina date as Leinster league returns

October 16, 2015 | 1,844 views | Leave a comment

Ireland continue their three-game series this evening against Argentina at Serpentine Avenue; there is also a full programme of Leinster league games in Division 1 as YM, Corinthian and Clontarf look to build on their good starts to the campaign

Stewart and Reid hat tricks power Reds’ win

Stewart and Reid hat tricks power Reds’ win

October 5, 2015 | 4,004 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian made it two out of two in men’s Leinster Division One, winning 6-2 from a potentially tricky away fixture against Kilkenny; UCD, Clontarf, YMCA, Dublin University and Avoca were also winners on day two of the new season

Garvey and Monkstown’s international dozen on show at Comber Road

Garvey and Monkstown’s international dozen on show at Comber Road

October 2, 2015 | 3,771 views | Leave a comment

Over a dozen members of the extended Irish men’s panel will lock horns in the marquee men’s EY Hockey League clash between Lisnagarvey and Monkstown at Comber Road tomorrow.

Borland nabs Bulls win over Avoca

Borland nabs Bulls win over Avoca

September 28, 2015 | 4,285 views | Leave a comment

Clontarf player-coach Gareth Borland struck late to nab a big three points for the Bulls against Avoca on day one of Leinster men’s Division One in what is anticipated to be one of the tussles for a top five spot.

Top three place the initial target in new look men’s Leinster Division One

Top three place the initial target in new look men’s Leinster Division One

September 25, 2015 | 4,761 views | Leave a comment

The new look men’s Leinster Division One gets underway tomorrow with the battle to claim a place in the EY Hockey League a key target for a number of last year’s remaining Division One side.

Borland’s Bulls hold nerve to break Bandon hearts

Borland’s Bulls hold nerve to break Bandon hearts

April 26, 2015 | 1,530 views | Leave a comment

Clontarf claimed their first national title on Saturday as they landed the Irish Hockey Trophy title in hugely contentious circumstances ahead of Bandon at Belfield.

Six national finals down for decision at Belfield

Six national finals down for decision at Belfield

April 23, 2015 | 1,050 views | Leave a comment

Six national finals provide the grand finale to the Irish hockey club season with the Irish Junior, Trophy and Challenge finals all playing out at Belfield over the weekend.

Race for sixth different men’s ISC winner in six seasons on at Belfield

Race for sixth different men’s ISC winner in six seasons on at Belfield

March 27, 2015 | 1,352 views | Comments (4)

A sixth different men’s Irish Senior Cup champions in six years will be declared on Sunday as Railway Union, Cork C of I, Banbridge and Pembroke lock horns in the final four at Belfield; Fingal and Clontarf battle for IHT final spot; four LHA finals up for grabs

Inst and Pembroke the IHL one to watch

Inst and Pembroke the IHL one to watch

March 20, 2015 | 1,285 views | Comments (3)

Most eyes will be on Serpentine Avenue as the battle for the final Irish Hockey League semi-final place will be played out by Pembroke and Instonians, bidding to join Three Rock Rovers and all-but-qualified reigning champions Monkstown in the final four.

Nichols’ magnificent seven underpins Monkstown II’s title coronation

Nichols’ magnificent seven underpins Monkstown II’s title coronation

March 17, 2015 | 1,890 views | Leave a comment

Rory Nichols fired seven goals in two days to propel Monkstown II over the line in men’s Leinster Division Two with two emphatic wins on the final weekend of the season.

Mullins breaks Bulls’ record as Tarf set target

Mullins breaks Bulls’ record as Tarf set target

March 8, 2015 | 2,338 views | Comments (1)

After two nines and an eight-goal haul, Clontarf broke double-figures on Saturday with a 10-0 win over Corinthian II to complete their division two league season in style; Monkstown II remain in the box seat after they emerged from the weekend with four more points to their name.

Men’s committee lay out new structure for next season

Men’s committee lay out new structure for next season

March 6, 2015 | 4,841 views | Leave a comment

The men’s proposed restructure was outlined on Wednesday evening at the LHA forum with Clontarf, Fingal, Kilkenny and Dublin University – along with possibly Weston or Mullingar – set to form part of the Leinster men’s division one next season.

Muckross, Avoca, Rathgar and Genesis set for place in LHA division one next term

Muckross, Avoca, Rathgar and Genesis set for place in LHA division one next term

March 6, 2015 | 4,792 views | Comments (2)

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.

Five-star Town jump big division two hurdle

Five-star Town jump big division two hurdle

March 2, 2015 | 1,674 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown II got over probably the highest of their remaining hurdles to look clear favourites for the Leinster men’s division two title after they beat Pembroke II.

Monkstown in touching distance; IHL debate in Ulster sees vice-chairman resign

Monkstown in touching distance; IHL debate in Ulster sees vice-chairman resign

February 27, 2015 | 4,512 views | Leave a comment

Barring a huge upset, Monkstown will be crowned Leinster division one champions on Saturday evening as they need just a point against basement side Rathgar. The IHL debate, though, continues to rumble on in Ulster with vice chairman Stuart MacDonnell resigning in midweek

Jazze hands Monkstown last gasp win to move within point of title retention

Jazze hands Monkstown last gasp win to move within point of title retention

February 22, 2015 | 4,538 views | Leave a comment

A last minute winner from Jazze Henry saw Monkstown beat YMCA 2-1 and move a step closer to winning Leinster’s division one; TRR and Railway tie in dramatic fashion; Pembroke land IHL place while Rathgar and Glenanne also win; Town IIs also progress title hopes

Garvey, Town, Dale and Cookstown through in men’s IJC

Garvey, Town, Dale and Cookstown through in men’s IJC

February 15, 2015 | 1,296 views | Leave a comment

The men’s Irish Junior Cup semi-final picture cleared up to some extent with Monkstown II and Lisnagarvey II confirming their spots in the final four while Annadale and Cookstown moved into the quarter-finals over the weekend.

Top four battles set to blow open IHL race again

Top four battles set to blow open IHL race again

February 13, 2015 | 4,229 views | Leave a comment

The top four all showdown in men’s Leinster division one, something that will give the IHL chasers plenty of hope that they can close the gap for a place in next year’s marquee competition.

Three-way tussle for men’s div two; Dublin Uni, Weston and Portrane through in IHC

Three-way tussle for men’s div two; Dublin Uni, Weston and Portrane through in IHC

February 9, 2015 | 1,683 views | Leave a comment

As a result of Three Rock and Monkstown’s 2-2 draw, Pembroke took advantage to pick up two wins and move top of men’s Leinster division two in another twist in the title race.