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Women's Division One: Round-Up

Women's Division One: Round-Up

January 31, 2009 | 123 views | Leave a comment

Trinity 3 (Rachel Scott 3) Glenanne 1 (Nicci Daly) It was lucky number 13 for Trinity as they finally picked up their first win of the season thanks to a Rachel Scott treble against Glenanne. Her first came from a penalty corner in the 10th minute when she, in the pusher-out position, swept in. Nicci […]

Women’s Division One preview

Women’s Division One preview

January 30, 2009 | 454 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne will look to take advantage of the lack of domestic action of the sides above them to close in on a potential IHL place. Back in September, much of the talk about the two promoted sides centred on Bray and their new arrivals. The Glens took a much lower profile, however, and have confounded […]

Men's Weekend preview

Men's Weekend preview

January 29, 2009 | 401 views | Leave a comment

As the IHL takes precedence around the country, domestic action is limited to four back matches in men’s division one and two. Corinthian have the most to gain with their match in Belfield as they can break into the top four for the first time this season. Peter Darley and John McInroy’s side have had […]

Fight for indoor title gets underway

Fight for indoor title gets underway

January 27, 2009 | 123 views | Leave a comment

Indoor hockey returns this Sunday with a 13-game marathon at the National Basketball Arena with the chance to represent Ireland at the European Club Championships in 2010 the prize for the winning side. The group phases take place this weekend, February 1, as the race to pick up the Tony Byrne title begins in earnest […]

Irish Senior Cup draws announced

Irish Senior Cup draws announced

January 26, 2009 | 107 views | Leave a comment

A number of IHL sides are guaranteed to fall in the next round of the Irish Senior Cup as the second round draw threw up a number of enticing clashes. The initial stand-out fixture on the men’s side looks to be Pembroke’s trip down south to take on Cork C of I though the Ulster […]

Men's Irish Senior Cup results

Men's Irish Senior Cup results

January 24, 2009 | 169 views | Leave a comment

A cracking day’s action saw 49 goals in eight games played across the country. The highlights came, as expected, at Rathdown and Shawsbridge with two classic cup ties. In the battle of the Towns, the Cooks edged out the Monks with the odd goal in seven despite trailing 2-0 inside ten minutes. The Coolnafranky side’s […]

Women's ISC results

Women's ISC results

January 24, 2009 | 163 views | Leave a comment

UCD pulled off the big result of the round, winning on the eighth round of penalty strokes against Hermes with Roisin Flinn heroically shook off a nasty jaw injury to score the decisive stroke. Flinn thought she had put UCD on the verge of the second round when she netted with their fifth stroke but […]

Women's Irish Senior Cup Preview

Women's Irish Senior Cup Preview

January 23, 2009 | 119 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union’s double trip to UCC looks the most attractive of the ties on the women’s side of the Irish Senior Cup with Mick McKinnon’s dashing side taking on Munster’s rising upstarts. The students, driven on by Irish internationals Julia O’Halloran and Hollie Moffett, have shaken a few feathers in Munster this term inflicting a […]

Irish Senior Cup preview

Irish Senior Cup preview

January 23, 2009 | 97 views | Leave a comment

Bouyed by their midweek Mills Cup win over Three Rock, Monkstown return to the competition that caused them most joy last term, reaching the final. They host Ulster kingpins Cookstown in what looks the most appetising of Saturday’s first round fixtures based in Leinster – though they may do so without the services of Alan […]

Corinthian re-instated

Corinthian re-instated

January 20, 2009 | 91 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian last night had their appeal to the Leinster Branch Management Committee against their expulsion from the Mills Cup upheld and have therefore been re-instated in the competition. The club were initially thrown out of the competition due to a registration issue during their 7-1 win over Dublin University but are now in the clear […]

IHT and IJC draws announced

IHT and IJC draws announced

January 19, 2009 | 100 views | Leave a comment

Genesis reward for their away-day win over Ballymena on penalty strokes sees them on the road once more in March as they travel to Limerick for the semi-finals of the Irish Hockey Trophy, courtesy of this morning’s draw. In the men’s Junior Cup, no Leinster team need leave the province after Pembroke II drew division […]

Mills Cup Results

Mills Cup Results

January 18, 2009 | 173 views | Leave a comment

Quarter-final: Avoca 1 (Stephen Brownlow) YMCA 9 (Mikey Fry 2, Jacob Webber 2, Andy Walker 2, Warwick Armstrong 2, Keith Benson) YM reached their second semi-final of the season with a comprehensive mauling of division two’s Avoca, continuing their impressive form since the turn of the year. Mikey Fry was in fine fettle, being at […]

Women's Division One: Week Twelve results

Women's Division One: Week Twelve results

January 17, 2009 | 167 views | Leave a comment

Trinity 1 (Lucy Small) Loreto 2 (Ali Meeke, Eilis Smith)Trinity were left heartbroken as they were denied a point by a last gasp Eilis Smith goal for Loreto at Santry. The Beaufort side, already without four internationals, were shorn of Niamh Small too as she got a late call-up to the Irish Saturday squad for […]

Men's Division One: Week Thirteen results

Men's Division One: Week Thirteen results

January 17, 2009 | 120 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne 4 (Stephen Butler 2, Shane O’Donoghue, Graham Shaw) Monkstown 3 (Andrew Ward 2, Stephen Cole) Glenanne denied former centre-back Rory O’Donoghue a point at Rathdown as the Town edged the second-half but were undone in the first by a four-goal Glens salvo. Stephen Butler made it 2-0, one from play and one from a […]

IHT, IJC and IHC results

IHT, IJC and IHC results

January 17, 2009 | 194 views | Leave a comment

Genesis remain the only Leinster side left in either the men’s or women’s Irish Hockey Trophys as they advanced thanks to a win at Ballymena on penalty strokes. The Dun Laoghaire side struck the post once in normal time but were thankful to Mount Anville schoolgirl Becky Vaughan in nets who pulled off a series […]

Women's Division One Preview

Women's Division One Preview

January 15, 2009 | 101 views | Leave a comment

Such is the way Saturday’s fixtures pan out, the serious hockey fan could get to at least four games without much difficulty. The action begins out Santry direction where David Bane’s Trinity side will hope to take advantage at 10am of the quartet of Loreto players – Louisa Healy, Lizzie Colvin, Cathy McKean and Nikki […]

Men's Division One preview

Men's Division One preview

January 15, 2009 | 108 views | Leave a comment

League leaders Glenanne face another tricky test as they travel out to Rathdown to take on Monkstown. Added intrigue comes from the bizarre situation where the Town briefly played with 12 men on a controversial day of numerous sin-binnings. The imperious form of Stephen Butler and Graham Shaw has seen the Glens make the best […]

IJC, IHT and IHC fixtures

IJC, IHT and IHC fixtures

January 14, 2009 | 166 views | Leave a comment

A huge weekend in Irish Cup action with both men’s and women’s Irish Junior Cup, Irish Hockey Challenge and the last eight in the Irish Hockey Trophy up for decision. Grange Road sees a bumper three-game schedule with Niall Denham’s Three Rock Ladies hosting Catholic Institute in the IHT with a semi-final place and Irish […]

Springbok duo on board for Corinthian IHL charge

Springbok duo on board for Corinthian IHL charge

January 14, 2009 | 136 views | Comments (35)

Corinthian pulled off one of the most eye-catching pair of acquisitions before Christmas when South African international duo Andrew Cronje (left) and Darren Kimfley (right) joined for the remainder of the 2008/09 season. The pair join a rapidly expanding South African contingent in the club, and in Leinster hockey as a whole, which could yet […]

Men's Division One: Week Twelve results

Men's Division One: Week Twelve results

January 11, 2009 | 132 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne 5 (Stephen Butler 2, Graham Shaw, Shane O’Donoghue 2) Corinthian 2 (Davy Carson, Sam Lobsey)Glenanne produced one of the most complete performances at St Mark’s against a far from poor Corinthian side who look like they can cause some problems for the top sides in the latter half of the season. The reds first […]