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Old rivalries and friendships put to IHL test

Old rivalries and friendships put to IHL test

October 8, 2010 | 2,529 views | Leave a comment

A repeat of last year’s final and a string of former UCC players facing their alma mater mark the card for the first round of the third year of the IHL. The post also links through to a full rundown on the entrants for this edition.

Women’s IHL 2010/11: Runners and Riders

Women’s IHL 2010/11: Runners and Riders

October 8, 2010 | 595 views | Comments (1)

What stands in the way of Railway reproducing their form of 2009/10 in the Irish Hockey League? Here’s what they are up against in the coming season with all 12 sides in this year’s women’s IHL outlined

Connery grabs vital Hermes goal against Alex

Connery grabs vital Hermes goal against Alex

October 3, 2010 | 4,637 views | Leave a comment

Hermes and Old Alex recorded single goal wins while Loreto made it two big successes on the spin in women’s division one. Pembroke got off the mark at Bray’s expense whilst Chloe Watkins settled easily into a UCD jersey

Student’s gunning for Fresh’ approach

Student’s gunning for Fresh’ approach

October 1, 2010 | 3,145 views | Leave a comment

Fresher’s week done and dusted, UCD and Trinity endure a double-weekend to get their season up-and-running, facing their league openers on Saturday before facing each other in their back match on Sunday in Santry.

Title challenger’s make statement of intent

Title challenger’s make statement of intent

September 26, 2010 | 2,989 views | Leave a comment

Four comprehensive wins saw Old Alex, Hermes, Loreto and Railway Union all show their intentions for the new women’s division one season with Munster newcomers already showing their value

The season starts here… Women’s Division One

The season starts here… Women’s Division One

September 24, 2010 | 3,272 views | Leave a comment

Three in-a-row chasing Railway Union will hope to ease back into the season when they host Bray tomorrow with their international contingent growing from three to five in recent weeks.

Hermes – Women’s Division One preview

Hermes – Women’s Division One preview

September 24, 2010 | 3,685 views | Leave a comment

Hermes proved the most active in the transfer market this summer, benefitting from the CPP and the move from Cork of Sinead McCarthy and Audrey O’Flynn to bolster the backline.

Logue to coach Hermes: Leinster coaching news

Logue to coach Hermes: Leinster coaching news

June 21, 2010 | 2,827 views | Leave a comment

* Hermes have appointed Mary Logue as their head coach for the upcoming season, making the switch after a couple of seasons with UCD in which she helped the club win the Irish Senior Cup and return to the Irish Hockey League. She also coached Ireland’s U-18 selection in the European A division last year […]

Penalty drama but Railway on track

Penalty drama but Railway on track

May 16, 2010 | 303 views | Comments (1)

ESB IHL semi-finals – Hermes 2 (Chloe Watkins 2, one ps) Railway Union 2 (Cecelia Joyce, Kate Dillon ps); Railway win 3-2 on penalties On what will go down as one of the most memorable days in Irish club hockey history, jammed with incident, controversy, four extra-time deciders and a whole world of talking points, […]

Final four bullish over IHL chances

Final four bullish over IHL chances

May 14, 2010 | 293 views | Leave a comment

All four ESB women’s IHL semi-finalists have reported clean bills of health as a fascinating weekend starts with a bang tomorrow morning when Railway Union face Hermes for the seventh time in all competitions this season. Railway have just one absentee from last Sunday’s Irish Senior Cup final penalties defeat, Hannah de Burgh-Whyte is exam-tied. Speaking […]

Hermes take U-16 title: cup final wrap

Hermes take U-16 title: cup final wrap

April 20, 2010 | 357 views | Leave a comment

Hermes U-16 bounced back from initial elimination to claim the Jacqui Potter U-16 cup title at Grange Road last Saturday, getting the better of Old Alex 2-1 in a tense final. They lost at the first time of asking to Railway Union but were reinstated due to a player eligibility issue and replayed against the […]

Hermes end campaign on high note

Hermes end campaign on high note

April 15, 2010 | 274 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Division One: Bray 0 Hermes 5 (Anna O’Flanagan 2, Gillian Pinder, Christine Quinlan, Deirdre Duke) Hermes completed their league campaign with a 5-0 win in Bray to take second place in the women’s division one table ahead of Loreto. Anna O’Flanagan and Christine Quinlan scored corner goals in the first half to start the […]

McDonnell cracker seals back-to-back success

McDonnell cracker seals back-to-back success

April 10, 2010 | 2,976 views | Comments (1)

Hermes 0 Railway Union 1 (Jean McDonnell) Jean McDonnell’s strike ten minutes from time handed Railway Union back-to-back women’s Leinster division one crowns as she struck a brilliant winner to end Hermes title aspirations. She took her chance brilliantly, latching onto a crash ball on the 25, drifting from right to left to round Emma […]

D-day for Leinster women's division one

D-day for Leinster women's division one

April 9, 2010 | 2,887 views | Leave a comment

While the season is now set for an extra week, Saturday is very much D-day in women’s division one as Hermes host Railway Union in the long anticipated title decider at 2pm in St Andrew’s. Hermes are the only side in any competition to beat Railway in any competition this term and their rivalry has […]

Women's Leinster league divisional wrap

Women's Leinster league divisional wrap

April 3, 2010 | 273 views | Leave a comment

Division Four: Newbridge celebrated their 15th season in existence when they claimed division four in the final week of the season, pipping Kildare rivals Naas. A draw at home with Botanic on the penultimate weekend of the season had opened the door for their Caragh Road rivals who were three points back with a game […]

Hermes nudge ahead once more

Hermes nudge ahead once more

March 21, 2010 | 3,294 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Division One: Hermes 4 (Gillian Pinder, Aine Connery, Deirdre Duke, Christine Quinlan) Trinity 0 Hermes pushed their noses back in front as they ended Trinity’s season in emphatic style, breaking down a dogged defensive performance to assert their title claims. Gillian Pinder’s corner goal was the only strike of the first half before Chloe […]

Title retains focus as IHL places decided

Title retains focus as IHL places decided

March 20, 2010 | 3,094 views | Comments (1)

Women’s Division One: Corinthian 1 (Susie Geoffroy) Hermes 5 (Elaine O’Neill, Juliette King-Hall, Deirdre Duke, Aoife Harte, Anna O’Flanagan) With the majority of loose ends being all but tied up today, the most important issue remains anybody’s guess as both Railway and Hermes fulfilled their part of the bargain to stay neck-and-neck in the title […]

Hermes hoping for double delight

Hermes hoping for double delight

March 19, 2010 | 3,728 views | Comments (3)

On another hectic weekend of hockey, Hermes will hope to rebuild an advantage at the top of division one as they finish both Corinthian and Trinity’s season’s this weekend. Neither side have much to play for bar staking a claim for sixth spot in the final standings, a finishing point which would signify decent progress […]

Hermes through as Pembroke denied in thriller

Hermes through as Pembroke denied in thriller

March 14, 2010 | 303 views | Comments (12)

Hermes and Cork Harlequins were the big winners in the final round of women’s IHL group matches, denying reigning champions Loreto and Pembroke in the race for the semi-final places. Needing a draw to advance, Hermes struck twice in the second half of their tie to end Loreto’s dreams of keeping the title in Beaufort, […]

D-day for Leinster trio's IHL dreams

D-day for Leinster trio's IHL dreams

March 13, 2010 | 317 views | Leave a comment

Crunch time for Pembroke, Hermes and Loreto as they bid for the three remaining slots in the semi-finals of the Irish Hockey League on Sunday. Both are involved in local derbies to decide their fate, hoping to join Railway Union in the final four with an albeit very remote chance of an all-Leinster play-offs weekend […]