Mens Division 1
Old Alex moved back to the top of women’s Leinster Division One as they took advantage of the 2-2 draw between rivals Corinthian and Muckross at Whitechurch Park.
Big comebacks were the name of the game in men’s Leinster Division One as both UCD and Kilkenny fought back from big deficits to record wins over Dublin North and Avoca, respectively.
Dublin University’s Robbie O’Hanlon became a viral star as his glorious glancing touch to a knee-high Cillian Hynes picked out the top corner at Santry Avenue.
YMCA produced a stunning comeback to draw 3-3 with Leinster men’s Division One title rivals Corinthian but ended the week sitting in sixth place with a points deduction hanging over them.
Cillian Hynes’s double gave Dublin University their first win of the men’s Leinster Division One campaign, eventually beating a youthful Kilkenny 3-2, moving them up a couple of notches in the table.
Five teams sit on six points in men’s Leinster Division One with initial favourites Corinthian and YMCA the two sides with perfect records still intact at this early stage.
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With YMCA and Weston already off to winning starts, men’s Leinster Division One kicks off in earnest on Saturday with the first full series of games in the competition.
Clontarf completed the Leinster sides to contest the EY Hockey League promotion playoffs, breaking into the top three on the last day of the season for a second successive season.
Corinthian sealed top spot and back-to-back men’s Leinster division one success with a 2-1 victory on Saturday against a committed Avoca team; Tarf and Trinity go down to wire in promotion playoff chase
Stormont awaits as the Irish men line out in their first tournament on home turf since the 2012 Olympic qualifiers in Belfield; Corinthian stand on brink of Leinster Division One title
A bare Dublin University eleven produced their biggest performance of the season to date to beat YMCA, handing Corinthian back the impetus in the men’s Leinster Division One title race.
With the Irish squad in camp this weekend, the men’s EY Hockey League is reduced to one back fixture with Railway Union hosting Monkstown at Park Avenue on Saturday.
YMCA saw off a sustained challenge from Clontarf to keep them hot on the heels of Corinthian in the men’s Leinster Division One title race, taking the tie 5-3 at Mount Temple.
Clontarf produced a bizarre second half fightback to get the better of Weston 7-2 at Griffeen Valley Park to stay in contention for a place in the EY Hockey League promotion playoffs.
Men’s Leinster Division One opened up significantly last Saturday as YMCA inflicted a first defeat of the campaign on rivals Corinthian to bring them back within range going into the closing stages of the campaign.
The EY Irish Hockey League takes a back seat this weekend again as the National Cup competitions and the provincial leagues take center stage. On the women’s side the Irish Senior Cup takes center stage with the Semi-Final spots up for grabs. The tie of the round without doubt is the Dublin derby in Belfield […]
Stuart Malcolm rescued a point for Rathgar from their away day at Kilkenny, scoring his second in the closing two minutes for a 3-3 draw in their first Leinster league tie of 2017; Three Rock won four from four to top the group stages of the Leinster indoor league
Weston created history with their first ever league win in Leinster Division 1 in their third year playing in the provincial top tier as they ran out 3-1 winners in Kilkenny on Sunday.
YMCA kept the pressure on Corinthian as they moved to within three points of the Leinster men’s Division One leaders with a 6-0 win over Kilkenny on Saturday; four Leinster sides remain in the Irish Junior Cup hunt
YMCA strengthened their hold on second place in Leinster men’s division one with a fifth win from six outings, seeing off fourth placed Dublin University 3-1 at Santry Avenue.