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Men's Division One: Week Six results

Men's Division One: Week Six results

November 9, 2008 | 93 views | Leave a comment

Fingal 2 (Adrian Sweeney, Mick McGuinness) YMCA 1 (Richie Miles) Not quite the scoreline that Mick McGuinness predicted but the right result for him and his club as they maintain their excellent start to the season and stay top of division one. Once again, they did it the hard way. Richie Miles opened the scoring […]

Irish Junior Cup Fixtures

Irish Junior Cup Fixtures

November 7, 2008 | 167 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke’s bid for three-in-a-row gets underway this weekend with a tricky away tie up in Kilkeel as they bid to keep their incredible winning streak going. A quadruple in the 2006/07 season was followed by a treble last year – only for the fact the Wright-Carey Cup was not contested it may have been four […]

Men's Division One preview

Men's Division One preview

November 6, 2008 | 122 views | Leave a comment

Fingal begin the weekend top of division for the first time in their history and will hope to hold the position after the sixth round of matches as they hosts YMCA. This season, the club has produced some amazing comebacks, overturning a 3-1 half-time deficit against Corinthian to win 5-3, a late tie with Pembroke […]

McInroy backs new Irish coach

McInroy backs new Irish coach

November 6, 2008 | 139 views | Leave a comment

While Irish hockey fans have to wait a couple of weeks to meet the new men’s national coach, Paul Revington, Corinthian coach John McInroy (pictured left), who has had firsthand experience of his work, believes his appointment is a massive boost. The pair first met when Revington was coaching at the University of Cape Town […]

Women's weekend preview

Women's weekend preview

November 6, 2008 | 88 views | Leave a comment

For the third time this week, the balance of power in the Leinster title race will be put to the test with the quartet of title contenders locking horns thisweekend. First plays second at Park Avenue as Loreto and their quintet of internationals will hope to put a dent in Railway’s title hopes while the […]

Women's Division One: Week Five results

Women's Division One: Week Five results

November 1, 2008 | 88 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union 3 (Jean McDonnell 2, Kate McKenna) Pembroke 0Railway’s winning start to the season continued with a comfortable first home game of the season. Kate McKenna and Jean McDonnell made it 2-0 by the break with McDonnell nailing a corner in the second half to complete the scoring on a day where neither side […]

Men's Division One: Week Five results

Men's Division One: Week Five results

November 1, 2008 | 183 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke 3 (Ronan Gormley, Paddy Conlon, Gordon Elliott) Glenanne 1 (Stephen Butler)Another incident-packed battle as Craig Fulton picked up a first half red-card and Ronan Gormley missed a stroke but Pembroke still came away with the win. Stephen Butler netted from a drag-flick before seeing yellow. Pembroke’s goals came from Gormley’s reverse from a tight […]

Women's weekend preview

Women's weekend preview

October 31, 2008 | 110 views | Leave a comment

When three players made the move from Pembroke to the end of the DART line in Bray, many words predicted the Serpentine Avenue would struggle this season. A Jacqui Potter loss to Glenanne added to the opinion but, since then, the ‘Broke have shown they are still a tough nut to crack. The loss of […]

Men's weekend preview: Fulton vs Anthoni

Men's weekend preview: Fulton vs Anthoni

October 31, 2008 | 89 views | Leave a comment

Not many fixtures in Leinster hockey capture the imagination like the recent series between Glenanne and Pembroke and, while Three Rock have got involved in the mix at the top of the table, nothing stirs the emotions like this tie. This Saturday sees the first meeting of good friends Arul Anthoni and Craig Fulton in […]

Women's Division One: Week Four results

Women's Division One: Week Four results

October 25, 2008 | 94 views | Leave a comment

Loreto 8 (Cathy McKean 3, Nikki Keegan, Catriona Tipping, Nikki Symmons, Claire O’Meara, Lizzie Colvin) Corinthian 0 Loreto eased to victory against Corinthian, who struggled majorly in the second half without the influential Sarah Walker. The sides looked reasonably even in the first half in terms of chances but the hosts sharper touches in either […]

Men's Division One: Week Four results

Men's Division One: Week Four results

October 25, 2008 | 154 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne 1 (Stephen Butler) Monkstown 1 (Gareth Watkins)On a fascinating day of Leinster League action, Glenanne-Monkstown take the honours for most controversial game of the day. The bare facts are that Gareth Watkins’ second half goal cancelled out Stephen Butler’s drag-flick for a share of the spoils. The main talking point was the bizarre situation […]

Weekend preview: Men's and Women's Division One

Weekend preview: Men's and Women's Division One

October 23, 2008 | 311 views | Leave a comment

In a quiet weekend of hockey around Leinster, only men’s division one and three see much action this weekend while there are only two ladies matches, all told. On the men’s side, there are two high profile matches with Glenanne hosting Monkstown and Fingal welcoming Pembroke to ALSAA – all four coming off the back […]

Ladies Division One and Men's Division Two…

Ladies Division One and Men's Division Two…

October 19, 2008 | 448 views | Leave a comment

Ladies Division One Trinity 1 (Danielle Costigan) Bray 2 (C O’Toole, Linda O’Neill)In a reduced first division programme due to the IHL, Bray made history with their first ever division one victory, condemning Trinity to a fourth straight defeat. They are firmly rooted on the bottom of the table with Corinthian with Bray now given […]

Men's IHL preview

Men's IHL preview

October 16, 2008 | 146 views | Leave a comment

You’ve heard all about the league, got up to date on the new rules. So, who’s going to win the inaugural IHL? With the IHL underway tomorrow, I thought it was only good and proper for me to wade in and give my thoughts on who will do what this season. (For a further preview, […]

Irish Trophy and Junior Cup draws made

Irish Trophy and Junior Cup draws made

October 15, 2008 | 120 views | Leave a comment

The newly revamped Irish Cup competitions now have their first set of fixtures available. The Irish Hockey Trophy, which offers places in the Irish Senior Cup proper for it’s four semi-finallists, sees three Leinster derbies with Bray facing Naas, Avoca against Suttonians and Weston hosting Navan. Trinity face a tricky journey up to Armagh while […]

Men's Division One: Week Three results

Men's Division One: Week Three results

October 11, 2008 | 135 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian 3 (Sam Lopsey, Karl Eggert, Glen Holmes) Glenanne 3 (Graham Shaw, Stephen Butler, Eddie O’Malley)Two goals in the closing stages rescued a point for Glenanne after they trailed for most of the match against an improving Corinthian team. The Glens had an early setback when Alan Browne (pictured) – playing at centre-back – went […]

Women's Division One: Week Three results

Women's Division One: Week Three results

October 11, 2008 | 97 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne 0 Railway Union 4 (Jean McDonnell, Emma Smith, Emer Dillon, Hannah de Burgh-White)Railway continued their impressive start to the season as they raced into a 4-0 half-time lead. Glenanne struggled to cope with the loss of sweeper, Ali Geoffroy, in the first half but reorganised well at the break to compete well though Railway’s […]

Weekend preview

Weekend preview

October 10, 2008 | 673 views | Leave a comment

With many thoughts already shifting toward the IHL and with the female international stars out for the weekend, the Leinster league seems to have taken a bit of a back-seat. The difficulty, though, with taking such an attitude is that, for the top sides, it is the leagues that act as a qualifier for the […]

Women's Division One: Week Two results

Women's Division One: Week Two results

October 5, 2008 | 299 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke 3 (Louisa Moore 2, Hilda Maguire) Bray 1 (Stephanie Hall) Bray battled hard against Pembroke as old team-mates a plenty faced off at Serpentine Avenue. The ‘Broke were dominant in the early stages with Louisa Moore bashing in two huge short corner hits for a 2-0 lead and Hilda Maguire got a good field […]

Men's Division One: Week Two results

Men's Division One: Week Two results

October 4, 2008 | 389 views | Leave a comment

Men’s Division One Pembroke 1 (Alan Sothern) Three Rock Rovers 1 (Mitch Darling)Honours even as normal time once again could not separate Leinster’s top two from last year. Three Rock probably shaded posession but failed to create clear-cut chances while Pembroke will also hope to up the intensity when the IHL comes around. Tim Hill […]