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ISC Previews and fixtures

ISC Previews and fixtures

November 15, 2007 | 120 views | Leave a comment

The most action-packed weekend of the hockey calendar – both Irish Senior Cups begin the business end of the competition this weekend with all the main players being introduced to the fray. On the men’s side, an intriguing tie pits C of I against Lisnagarvey to take on one of their own. Former Munster-man, Jason […]

Leinster claim Interpros

Leinster claim Interpros

November 11, 2007 | 115 views | Leave a comment

Leinster’s under 16 and 18s have both won their respective interprovincial championships, with the under 18 side completing the tournament unbeaten. The 18s, consisting of nine St Andrews players, took the title with a 2-0 win over Ulster on Sunday morning and a 3-3 draw with Munster later in the afternoon. They won the tournament […]

Women's Round Up

Women's Round Up

November 5, 2007 | 127 views | Leave a comment

Loreto 1-1 Old Alex“Pleased with the result but not with the performance” was the verdict afterwards from Alex coach Arul Anthoni. Loreto piled on the pressure in the second half but were unable to nab the decisive score after Cathy McKean had levelled from a counter-attack early in the second half. Louisa Murphy gave Alex […]

Men's Irish Senior Cup Round-up

Men's Irish Senior Cup Round-up

November 3, 2007 | 165 views | Leave a comment

Leinster sides Dublin University, Railway Union, PSBPP and Suttonians all made it through to the 3rd round of the Irish Senior Cup. The 3rd round draw pits Suttonians against All-Ireland champions Pembroke while Trinity host Kilkenny. PSBPP will be pleased with their home draw against Catholic Institute, conquerors of Avoca (see below). The tie of […]

Women's Round Up

Women's Round Up

October 29, 2007 | 485 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke took the outright lead at the top of division 1 with a rousing 4-0 away victory against Three Rock, moving them two points clear of Railway who drew with Leinster Senior Cup holders, Hermes. Hermes remain unbeaten but are four points off the pace, having drawn three matches so far. UCD’s match with Loreto […]

Men's Round Up

Men's Round Up

October 29, 2007 | 97 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock 1-4 Pembroke: A dominant opening half saw Pembroke power past Rovers in a high quality encounter. Three Rock enjoyed large periods of possession and won the corner-count ten to five but when Peter McConnell hit the inside of the post early in the second half, they sensed it wasn’t their day. The ease […]

Leinster Men’s Weekend Results

Leinster Men’s Weekend Results

October 22, 2007 | 0 views | Leave a comment

The division between All-Ireland challengers and those at the bottom was ruthlessly exposed this weekend, with Pembroke, Fingal, with hat-tricks from Adrian Sweeney (pictured) and Mick McGuinness, and Rovers hammering UCD, Bray and Kilkenny respectively. Glenanne’s impressive 5-1 win over Monkstown, though, will have the most long-term impact. The Town’s impressive start to the season […]

ISC Results and Draws

ISC Results and Draws

October 22, 2007 | 103 views | Leave a comment

Mixed fortunes for Leinster sides as UCD, Pembroke, Trinity and Railway beat Ulster-based opposition in the ESB Irish Senior Cup but Genesis, Corinthian and Three Rock Ladies bowed out. Trinity and Pembroke were both drawn at home against Munster sides (Ashton and Bandon respectively) while Railway and UCD will again travel up North. In the […]

The Best Foreign XI (part two)

The Best Foreign XI (part two)

October 21, 2007 | 229 views | Leave a comment

The Leinster senior league has seen many foreign players come and go in the past ten years. Some have been good, some not so. Some came and went, others have been instrumental in Leinster hockey. Here’s my opinion on the best attackers to have graced on local soil… Right Midfield – James Benson (Australia) – […]

The Best Foreign XI (Part One)

The Best Foreign XI (Part One)

October 19, 2007 | 221 views | Leave a comment

The Leinster senior league has seen many foreign players come and go in the past ten years. Some have been good, some not so. Some came and went, others have been instrumental in Leinster hockey. Here’s my opinion on the best team line-up to have played on local soil… Goalkeeper – Marc Carrera (Spain) – […]

ISC times and venues announced

ISC times and venues announced

October 17, 2007 | 106 views | Leave a comment

The times for this weekend’s ISC matches were announced this morning, as well as the walkovers that have been awarded. They are as follows: ESB Irish Senior Cup (Women) – ROUND One 14.30 Ballymena v UCD (Showgrounds); 14.00 Pembroke Wanderers v Portadown (Serpentine Ave); 14.45 Dublin University v GreenIsland; 13.00 UCC V UL (Mardyke); 14.30 […]

Weekend Results

Weekend Results

October 17, 2007 | 114 views | Leave a comment

Ladies: Four sides have separated themselves from the chasing pack, with Railway and Pembroke two points clear of Loreto and Hermes at the top. Railway breezed past Genesis and will be confident going into their match against Hermes, who could only manage a draw with Trinity, on October 27th in a top of the table […]

Weekend Results and new site additions…

Weekend Results and new site additions…

October 8, 2007 | 152 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union continued their impressive start to the Leinster Ladies league, scoring 75% of the goals in the five women’s games played on Saturday. They outplayed Three Rock to record a comfortable 3-0 win, Jean McDonnell scoring twice. Barbara Fitzgerald scored the only other goal of the weekend as Alex beat Corinthian. In the men’s […]

Irish Senior Cup draws announced

Irish Senior Cup draws announced

September 28, 2007 | 127 views | Leave a comment

Four Leinster sides have been handed home draws in the Women’s Irish senior cup. Three Rock, Genesis, Pembroke and Trinity all face northern opposition in the first-round. The first round matches take place on the 20th of October. Last season’s club championships participants have received byes through to the 3rd round, meaning Loreto, Hermes and […]

The Goalkeepers merry-go-round

The Goalkeepers merry-go-round

September 25, 2007 | 161 views | Leave a comment

One of the features of the preseason has been the movement of goalkeepers between the clubs – some amicable, others perhaps not… Most of the action has centred around Pembroke, due to their overload of quality keepers. The first set of rumours had Charlie Henderson moving back to his old club, joining up with his […]

The season starts here…

The season starts here…

September 24, 2007 | 155 views | Leave a comment

So, with the inaugural All-Ireland league and European Hockey League almost with us, starting on October 6th the 2007-08 season is going to be the most fascinating men’s division 1 for many a year. Fourth place no longer means scraping a Stephen Doyle cup spot. It means All-Ireland action while the Club Champions can look […]

Bray

Bray

September 24, 2007 | 228 views | Leave a comment

Last Season: 8th Record: Won 4 Drew 0 Lost 14 Pts 12 Goals For 27 Goals Against 73 Coach: Stephen Kinsella Captain: Phil DaviesPlayers In: Michael Fry (YMCA) Players Out: Phil Marshall (Switzerland) Summary: The loss of player of the year, Phil Marshall, will be keenly felt but may be partially soothed by the arrival […]

Corinthian

Corinthian

September 24, 2007 | 204 views | Leave a comment

Last Season: 6th Record: Won 8 Drew 3 Lost 7 Pts 27 Goals For 44 Goals Against 45 Coach: Ivan Ovington & Miles Warren Captain: Alan Blennerhassett Players In: Ross Murray (YMCA) Players Out: Charlie Henderson (TRR), Nils Timke (Germany) Summary: Charlie Henderson’s move across Marlay Park precipitated a flurry of rumour and counter-rumour over […]

Fingal

Fingal

September 24, 2007 | 113 views | Leave a comment

Last Season: 5th Record: Won 9 Drew 3 Lost 6 Pts 30 Goals For 63 Goals Against 42 Coach: John McInerney and Gerry Wheeler Captain: David Bane Players In: none Players Out: none Summary: In their 10th year in division 1, with a bunch of players who have been together all the way through, Fingal […]

Monkstown

Monkstown

September 24, 2007 | 192 views | Leave a comment

Last Season: 3rd Record: Won 11 Drew 2 Lost 5 Pts 35 Goals For 48 Goals Against 42 Coach: Richard Mason Captain: David Fitzgerald Players In: Filip Jaros (Railway Union) Players Out: Richie O’Malley (work reasons) Summary: When on form, Monkstown are probably the most attractive side to watch – the second half of their […]