Kilkenny recorded their third win of the campaign as their vastly improved run of results coincided with Fingal’s downturn in form which now runs to five straight defeats, the cats winning 5-1 at ALSAA.
In a very tight game, Corinthian edged past Avoca by a single goal to take all three points in their league brought forward from December 20 moving into a share of fifth place with Railway Union
Corinthian reached their second semi-final of the Leinster season in midweek as they beat Clontarf 3-1 in midweek to advance to the Neville Cup final four, adding to their recent run to the Mills Cup semis.
It’s moving weekend in the women’s Irish Hockey League with victory in round three of the competition likely to see the race for semi-final places move closer to finding a resolution; full weekend of division one ties also on the agenda
At least one of Banbridge and Lisnagarvey’s perfect records will fall in round three of the Irish Hockey League on what looks to be a pivotal weekend in the marquee competition; men’s weekend preview and fixtures
Aisling Naughton’s solo goal saw Hermes win 1-0 against Pembroke, inverting the score when the side met earlier this term; UCD and Loreto power on while Railway grind out win; Hermes, Railway II, UCD II and Glenanne through in Jacqui Potter Cup
Hermes and Pembroke’s second league meeting of the season is the highlight of a full weekend of women’s Leinster division one, the first one for three weeks; Sunday sees the first tranche of matches in the second round of the Jacqui Potter Cup
YMCA II broke their scoring duck – dating back to October 11 – to land their first win of men’s Leinster division two since Suttonians withdrew with a resounding 4-0 win over Railway Union II; weekend round-up
The women’s Irish Senior Cup has much more sense of opportunity about it following Railway Union’s surprise win over UCD eliminated the national double winners with the biggest name now removed from Monday’s draw; Loreto go second in women’s division one
The men’s Irish Senior Cup was blown wide open on Saturday following top drawer performances from Pembroke and Banbridge to see off the reigning IHL and ISC champions, respectively; Railway through too while Corinthian cause big Mills Cup shock
Railway Union moved up to third in Leinster women’s division one as they saw off against Corinthian at a rain-swept St Columba’s College on Monday evening.
Kilkenny’s improving form saw them make it two wins from two in men’s Leinster division two as they won a 4-3 shoot-out in Mount Temple to beat Clontarf; Monkstown move into share of lead at the top while five Leinster sides advance in the Irish Junior Cup
Pembroke and Loreto shared the spoils in a tight-knit tussle in women’s division one, allowed UCD to take the impetus in the league with a resounding victory on a rain-soaked Saturday; weekend round-up including women’s div two and IJC results
Glenanne’s excellent run of form extended to six wins in a row in all competitions, and five in succession in the league, seeing off UCD 5-0; Town hold off YMCA while Three Rock beat Railway Union 3-0; two other men’s division one ties fall foul of the weather
The race for places in the inaugural men’s Irish Hockey League looks set to be a hotly contested battle over the course of the season with second to fifth place covered by just one point; division one preview
Old Alex’s upbeat week continued on Thursday night as they landed their first win of the season, beating North Kildare 2-0 to add to their eye-catching draw with Pembroke last weekend; women’s Leinster division one and Irish Junior Cup preview and fixtures
The two 100pc records in men’s Leinster division two fell last Saturday to bring the title chase right back into the mix with three sides on 12 points and two sides, with games in hand, on nine.
Old Alex produced a superb defensive performance to deny Pembroke the spoils in women’s Leinster division one; Glenanne and Trinity recorded their first wins of the season in the league
Glenanne made it five wins in-a-row in all competitions, coming from a goal behind to beat Corinthian and move into a share of second spot – albeit with a game extra played – in men’s Leinster division one on Saturday at Whitechurch Park.
Pegasus host Hermes in one of the classic battles in women’s hockey in Ireland in what could be a pivotal battle in Pool A of the Irish Hockey League; with three Leinster league games and a full IHL schedule, it is yet another busy weekend of women’s hockey