Men’s Division One
With Corinthian and UCD promoted, the battle for Leinster Division One supremacy will take on a very different hue this season with the jostling for EYHL and EYHL2 place set to be a fascinating one.
Corinthian capped off their league season with a 2-0 win over Trinity to take Leinster League Division One honours, putting them in great shape for next weekend’s EYHL promotion playoffs.
Corinthian and Pembroke both put together strong comebacks to advance to the last four of the Mills Cup last Sunday, seeing off Portrane and Kilkenny respectively; Railway and UCD progress their Leinster Division One chances
Portrane and Rathgar shared a crazy 5-5 draw at the High School as both sides blew good leads and produced big comebacks before settling for the final score in one of the highlights of men’s Leinster Division One.
Corinthian made hay as the sun shone on bank holiday weekend with both their men and women enjoying Leinster Division One victories on Saturday at Whitechurch Park.
Clontarf enjoyed a fruitful five day period with three upbeat performances across the Irish Senior Cup, the Mills Cup and Leinster Division One to kickstart their season.
There was to be no soft-landing for Portrane on their return to the top tier in Leinster after 21 years as title contenders UCD ran up a 7-1 on the Donabate peninsula.
The runners and riders in men’s Leinster Division One are under starter’s orders on Saturday; here’s the lowdown on all the teams in the league this term
Ian Stewart’s double put Corinthian on course for the perfect weekend in Leinster men’s Division One as they beat Kilkenny while their two main rivals dropped points.
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.
The season starts here: Leinster men’s Division one runners and riders take shape for first full seriesSeptember 29, 2017 | 1,790 views |
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.