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Irish Junior Cup

Irish Junior Cup

January 27, 2008 | 141 views | Leave a comment

So, after the weekend’s IJC fixtures, the clear-up job has been laid out for the next few rounds following the fall-out from TRR and Clontarf’s dismissal. Pembroke’s impressive 3-0 win sees them into the quarter-finals. Railway and Monkstown are the other Leinster sides remaining but face exceptionally tough trips to Banbridge and Cookstown respectively. They […]

Men's weekend round-up

Men's weekend round-up

January 27, 2008 | 118 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne 1 (Joe Brennan) Monkstown 5 (Ian Allen 2, Filip Jaros, Gareth Watkins, Simon Groves) All of Monkstown’s potential came to bear this afternoon as they put in a five-star performance against Glenanne. Filip Jaros and Gareth Watkins built up a 2-0 half-time lead before Ian Allen and Simon Groves made put four between the […]

Irish Junior Cup weekend

Irish Junior Cup weekend

January 24, 2008 | 98 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne’s rivalry with Cookstown renews this weekend, this time in the Junior Cup after high profile battles at Coolnafranky in Co Tyrone in the Senior Cup in the past few years. Pembroke will need to be on their guard against CI to keep their incredible winning run. This game features two potential competition winners, especially […]

Women's Round-up

Women's Round-up

January 14, 2008 | 89 views | Leave a comment

Old Alex 0 Railway Union 2 (Cathy Kenefick, Jean McDonnell)In a frantic encounter, Railway Union took a step closer to ensuring All-Ireland league status next season while keeping the pressure on leaders Pembroke. Railway coach Mick McKinnon said he was pleased with the result more than the performance. The result sees Alex drop to eight […]

Saturday round-up

Saturday round-up

January 13, 2008 | 130 views | Leave a comment

Kilkenny 0 Pembroke 3 (Patrick Good 2, John McInroy)Pre-match this match looked cut and dried; with twenty minutes remaining Pembroke looked decidedly shaky as Kilkenny put in a strong performance with just a goal between the sides. The eleven that travelled did run out comprehensive three goal winners in the end to avoid a potential […]

Preseason predictions revisited – part 2

Preseason predictions revisited – part 2

January 6, 2008 | 75 views | Leave a comment

With the mid-season break ending this week, The Hook is revisiting its preseason predictions to see what’s changed for the Men’s sides and what we can expect for the New Year. The top sides will be missing their players for five games but will this affect their title charge? Here’s my assessment of how its […]

Preseason predictions revisited – part 1

Preseason predictions revisited – part 1

January 6, 2008 | 103 views | Leave a comment

With the mid-season break ending this week, The Hook is revisiting its preseason predictions to see what’s changed for the Men’s sides and what we can expect for the New Year. The top sides will be missing their players for five games but will this affect their title charge? Here’s my assessment of how its […]

Irish U18 squad announced

Irish U18 squad announced

December 24, 2007 | 261 views | Leave a comment

Ten Leinster players have made it into Arul Anthoni’s Irish under 18 squad for the England Series from 13th – 15th February in UCD, Dublin. Ireland will play England in three consecutive matches. Both Stuart Loughrey and Andrew Ward were recently named in the Leinster U-21 squad. Squad: David Carson (Corinthian), Stephen Cole (Monkstown), Brian […]

Mills Cup

Mills Cup

December 18, 2007 | 166 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock 2 (Good 2) Corinthian 2 (TRR win 4-2 on strokes)Rovers won out on strokes on Sunday after a nervy encounter. The first half was wide open and saw all the goals with Kyle Good getting both for Rovers. Corinthians, though, weren’t for shaking and got back on terms. Charlie Henderson was the key […]

Saturday Round-up

Saturday Round-up

December 15, 2007 | 125 views | Leave a comment

Kilkenny 0 YMCA 2 (Fry, Whelan)YM cut the bottom pair adrift with a goal in each half that sees them up to seven points. Mikey Fry and sixteen year old Rob Whelan got the goals that see the Sandymount side move level with Kilkenny in seventh place. Both sides, though, felt they could have scored […]

Around the grounds…

Around the grounds…

December 13, 2007 | 93 views | Leave a comment

The big news this weekend is that Corinthian’s will have to prepare for definitely Graham Shaw and possibly Stephen Butler this weekend after they were cleared to play. Both withdrew from the Irish squad due to work reasons but need to stay in match practice with the Olympic qualifiers around the corner. The decision by […]

Leinster Under 21 squad announced

Leinster Under 21 squad announced

December 11, 2007 | 230 views | Leave a comment

The provisional Leinster under 21 side has been named for the Interprovincials in January 18 to 20, 2008. The squad, though, could be adjusted if Ian Walker is selected as part of the Irish senior squad for the Olympic qualifiers in New Zealand. Squad: Ian Walker (YMCA), Ross Murray (Corinthian), Ali Haughton (TRR), Richie Shaw […]

Women's League Round-up

Women's League Round-up

December 2, 2007 | 90 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke made it a double for their sides on Saturday when they won their top-of-table clash with Railway to move two points clear of Leinster division 1 – to join their men’s side in the league race. It was Railway’s first defeat of the season. Elsewhere, Hermes trounced Alex, UCD moved level with college rivals […]

Men's Saturday Round-up

Men's Saturday Round-up

December 1, 2007 | 99 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke were the big winners on Saturday as third beat second to give the Ballsbridge the first bit of daylight at the top of the league over their nearest rivals. Here’s how the action went down: Glenanne 1 (Fitzpatrick) TRR 2 (M Maguire, Hill)Rovers inflicted Glenanne’s first home defeat for well over a season, when […]

Weekend preview…

Weekend preview…

November 30, 2007 | 87 views | Leave a comment

So, where to start this weekend? In both men’s and women’s leagues there are absolutely massive encounters. Glenanne against Pembroke on Sunday is the obvious fixture that stands out on the men’s side. Both have 100 percent record so far and whilst Pembroke’s results have been more clear-cut, the Glens have an uncanny knack of […]

Senior League Round-ups

Senior League Round-ups

November 25, 2007 | 154 views | Leave a comment

Men: Corinthian 6 (Lucas Piccioli 2, Chris Pelow 2, David Carson, Jack Kirwan) UCD 3 (Robbie McFarlane, Glenn Holmes, David Storey): A five-star second half performance from Corinthians saw them overcome a half-time deficit and deny the students their first points of the season. The sides went in at half-time at 2-1. But a big […]

Irish Junior Cups round-up…

Irish Junior Cups round-up…

November 25, 2007 | 161 views | Leave a comment

TRR needed a golden goal from Christian Judd to get past local rivals Corinthians. The game was level at the end of normal time after short corners from Ross Harris and Chris Pelow. Both Fingal and Clontarf had to go a stage further, needing penalties to dispatch YMCA and Weston respectively. Other Leinster winners were […]

Weekend preview – Irish in Scotland, IJC and Ulster…

Weekend preview – Irish in Scotland, IJC and Ulster…

November 23, 2007 | 120 views | Leave a comment

Another massive weekend of action with the Irish team heading off to Scotland, the Irish Junior Cup and Ulster’s top two men’s sides taking each other on. You can read previews about the women and men’s matches in Scotland on this site and also in today’s Irish Times. Three Rock’s Andy McConnell could amke his […]

ISC Men's Round up

ISC Men's Round up

November 18, 2007 | 99 views | Leave a comment

Leinster has nine of the last 16 in the Irish Senior Cup – including two division 2 sides – after yesterday’s 3rd round matches. As a result, seven of the eight 4th round matches will take place in and around the Dublin area. There were shocks galore, with Ulster table-toppers Banbridge beaten by bottom of […]

25 Leinster players in underage squads…

25 Leinster players in underage squads…

November 16, 2007 | 195 views | Leave a comment

Twenty five Leinster players have been named in the Irish under 18 and 16 training panels announced this week, following last week’s Interpros. In the under 18 squad announced by Arul Anthoni are: David Carson (Corinthian, St Andrews), Stephen Cole (Monkstown, St Andrews), James Dalrymple (TRR, Wesley), Brian Doherty (Corinthian, Wesley), Kyle Good (TRR, Wesley), […]