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Women's weekend preview

Women's weekend preview

October 3, 2008 | 137 views | Leave a comment

The universities enter the fray this weekend following a week of grace, both sporting large overhauls to their squads. Trinity – once again under David Bane’s tutelage – will hope that the introduction of Irish U-18 Irene Gorman from Galway, Rachel Scott from Pembroke and Nadia Douglas will outwiegh the losses of Rebecca Murphy, Ciara […]

Men's Weekend Preview

Men's Weekend Preview

October 3, 2008 | 84 views | Leave a comment

The clearest of memories from last season will probably always drift to the final day of the Leinster Senior League campaign at Serpentine Avenue and the nervy, enthralling 3-3 draw that gave Rovers the title ahead of Pembroke. The players may remember the Club Championships final and while that league match may not have proved […]

Indoor league to take on national flavour

Indoor league to take on national flavour

September 28, 2008 | 100 views | Leave a comment

The indoor league will continue its resurgence this season with the inclusion of four sides from Ulster as Cookstown, Banbridge, Mossley and Annadale have confirmed they will participate in the competition – revisiting the halcyon days of the competition in the 80s when Ulster’s finest locked horns with an all-conquering Avoca side for the title. […]

Men's Division One: Week One results

Men's Division One: Week One results

September 28, 2008 | 177 views | Leave a comment

Fingal 5 (Andrew Shekleton, Adrian Sweeney, David Bane 2, Mark Ryan) Corinthian 3 (Chris Pelow, John McInroy, Conor Motyer) Fingal shaded a goalfest at the airport but John McInroy will wonder how his side managed to throw away a game that was there for the taking after a strong first-half showing saw Corinthian build up […]

Women's Division One: Week One results

Women's Division One: Week One results

September 28, 2008 | 533 views | Leave a comment

Hermes 0 Railway Union 1 (Cecelia Joyce) After a year unbeaten, last season’s club champions lost out in their very first outing against a Railway side looking to go one place better this season. After a shaky first 15 minutes, Railway put together an impressive performance, capped by Cecelia Joyce’s goal following Caitlin Friel’s cross. […]

Men's weekend preview

Men's weekend preview

September 26, 2008 | 91 views | Leave a comment

After two weeks of sparring in the Neville Cup, the first major title in Leinster gets underway tomorrow with four Senior league matches tipping off. Neville Cup semi-finalists Railway and Three Rock face-off at Grange Road at 1pm with the visitors hoping to avoid a double-figures trouncing they endured on the opening day of their […]

Women's weekend preview

Women's weekend preview

September 26, 2008 | 163 views | Comments (2)

Both men’s and women’s Leinster Senior leagues get under way tomorrow after seismic changes in the transfer market. The women’s side would seem to offer the most interesting match-ups given a crazy summer with big moves across the board. Bray play their first ever senior league game since their inception in 1992 but will not […]

Neville Cup Quarter-finals

Neville Cup Quarter-finals

September 21, 2008 | 138 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers 2 (Lucas Piccioli, Andy McConnell) Fingal 2 (David Bane, Andrew Shekleton) Rovers win 4-3 on penaltiesLucas Piccioli put a troublesome week behind him to put Rovers into an early lead on his debut for the club but Fingal provided a stern test, forcing the game to strokes. Dave Bane made it 1-1 […]

Monkstown given walkover while Pegasus to play in Lille

Monkstown given walkover while Pegasus to play in Lille

September 19, 2008 | 122 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke’s appeal to have their first round match with Monkstown refixed was turned down by the Leinster Branch Management Committee and as such Monkstown advance to the second round of the Neville Cup. They are now due to play Glenanne in the second round (1.15pm, Rathdown). Elsewhere, Suttonians will host Railway Union (1pm Sutton Park), […]

Corinthian release Piccioli

Corinthian release Piccioli

September 17, 2008 | 115 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian HC have released Lucas Piccioli for the upcoming season, paving the way for the completion of his move to Three Rock Rovers for the upcoming season. Piccioli had made it known to Corinthian that he intended to move across the Marlay Park during the close season but club president Sean Murtagh says that a […]

Corinthian

Corinthian

September 14, 2008 | 122 views | Leave a comment

Last Season: 6th Record: Won 8 Drew 3 Lost 7 Pts 27 Goals For 48 Goals Against 40 Player/coach: John McInroy Captain: Andrew Sutton Players In: John McInroy (Pembroke), Sam Lopsey (Australia), Nate Coolidge (USA) Players Out: Lucas Piccioli (TRR) Summary: The additions will definitely strengthen a side that looked good in parts last year […]

Fingal

Fingal

September 14, 2008 | 131 views | Leave a comment

Last Season: 5th Record: Won 10 Drew 3 Lost 5 Pts 33 Goals For 61 Goals Against 31 Coach: John McInerney and Johnny Harte Captain: David Bane Players In: Richie Dore (Kilkenny), Emmett Hughes (Kilkenny) Players Out: None Summary: At times last year, Fingal’s squad was shown to be particularly threadbare with 40-something Tony Doyle […]

Glenanne

Glenanne

September 14, 2008 | 129 views | Leave a comment

Last Season: 3rd Record: Won 12 Drew 1 Lost 5 Pts 37 Goals For 64 Goals Against 37 Coaches: Arul Anthoni and Frank Byrne Captain: Joe Brennan Players In: None Players Out: None Summary: Speaking about the new season, new coach Arul Anthoni could not contain his excitement about working with the Glenanne players, saying […]

Pembroke Wanderers

Pembroke Wanderers

September 14, 2008 | 202 views | Leave a comment

Last Season: 2nd Record: Won 14 Drew 4 Lost 0 Pts 46 Goals For 83 Goals Against 17 Coach: Craig Fulton Captain: Ronan Gormley Players In: Michael O’Connor (UCD), Florian Richter (Germany) Players Out: Stephen O’Keefe (UCD), Patrick Good (YMCA), John McInroy (Corinthian) Summary: One of the biggest plusses for Pembroke this season could be […]

Three Rock Rovers

Three Rock Rovers

September 14, 2008 | 150 views | Leave a comment

Last Season: 1st Record: Won 15 Drew 2 Lost 1 Pts 47 Goals For 68 Goals Against 20 Coach: Turloch O’Siochain Captain: Peter McConnell Players In: Lucas Piccioli (Corinthian), David Storey (UCD), Niall Denham (Almere, The Netherlands), Patrick Shanahan (Bandon), Peter Blakeney (WA Thundersticks, Australia) Players Out: Richie Irvine (UCD), Maarten Sier (HIC, The Netherlands), […]

UCD

UCD

September 14, 2008 | 211 views | Leave a comment

Last Season: 9th Record: Won 1 Drew 2 Lost 15 Pts 5 Goals For 24 Goals Against 84 Coach: Coen van Putten Captain: Ben Grogan Players In: Stephen O’Keefe (Pembroke), Richie Irvine (TRR), Alaistair Nolan (Monkstown), Ross Watkins (Monkstown), David Quinn (Erasmus year), Richie Jones (Corinthian) Players Out: Richie Margetson (YMCA), David Storey (TRR), Mike […]

YMCA

YMCA

September 14, 2008 | 95 views | Leave a comment

Last Season: 7th Record: Won 5 Drew 1 Lost 12 Pts 16 Goals For 27 Goals Against 39 Coaches: Trevor Dagg and Ger Butler Captain: Iain Walker Players In: Patrick Good (Pembroke), Richie Margetson (UCD), Michael Sleeman (UCD), Richie Miles (Dublin University), Rob Pearson (Bray), Gary Ryan (unattached) Players Out: None Summary: With a team […]

Neville Cup round-up

Neville Cup round-up

September 13, 2008 | 114 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown – PembrokeOne game in and controversy reigns already. The Pembroke-Monkstown match will create an administrative headache for the Leinster Branch after the ‘Town turned up to Rathdown for their 1.30pm tip-off but Pembroke did not. Pembroke sent in an appeal to the Branch management committee to postpone the game on Friday but, due to […]

Neville Cup and Kirk Cup

Neville Cup and Kirk Cup

September 11, 2008 | 109 views | Leave a comment

The senior hockey season gets off to a leisurely start this weekend as the Neville Cup in Leinster and the Kirk Cup in Ulster get underway with most eyes turning to the clash at Grange Road where Lucas Piccioli has an instant match-up with his old club when Rovers play Corinthian. Railway Union, though, are […]

Logue announces U-18 training panel

Logue announces U-18 training panel

August 11, 2008 | 117 views | Leave a comment

Irish U-18 girl’s coach Mary Logue has announced her 25-player training panel as preparations begin for the U18 EuroHockey Nations Tournament to be held in Belgium from 7th/12th July 2009. National champions, Hermes, are well represented with Niamh Atcheler, Chloe Watkins and Gillian Pinder stepping up from the under-16s while Loreto’s Hannah Matthews – daughter […]