On a bumper day of draws, clubs from all over the country found out their national fate as the initial rounds of the Irish Junior Cup, Irish Hockey Trophy and Irish Hockey Challenge competitions were decided.
With the release of the Leinster men’s early season fixtures, The Hook’s preparations for the new season are also getting underway; we’re hoping you can help support the site as it enters it’s fifth season
After 50 years of Diocesan Hockey Club, the club will change name to Rathgar Hockey Club. 2011 is a memorable year for Dioc, not only celebrating their Jubilee but the club is in the process of undergoing quite a makeover.
The nominations are in and now it is your chance to have a say in who wins the first Hook Awards as the public vote for Umpire, Coach and Senior men’s and women’s player of the year went live this morning.
Goals galore in the men’s Irish Hockey Trophy as Suttonians and Weston keep the Leinster flag flying into the quarter-finals. Suttonians produced an incredible 8-3 win over Down which included no less than seven yellow cards and one red. Reuben Holden scored a goal to help his side into a 3-2 lead before being permanently [...]
Virtually all the Leinster women’s leagues have come to a conclusion in the past fortnight. Here’s a quick round-up of whose going up and down across the divisions as well as a couple of cup finals last Sunday: Division Two: One of the few issues yet to be resolved this season is the destination of [...]
Kickstarting the busy season for trophy-engravers, the first three Leinster women’s league titles were confirmed in the past week with numerous others up for decision on Saturday afternoon. North Kildare’s firsts took the division three crown last Saturday with a 2-0 victory away to Diocesan before extending their advantage to ten points over the chasing [...]
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 [...]
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