Mens Division 1
After 32 years, Monkstown were finally celebrating their first Leinster senior league title since 1982 in Tallaght as they dramatically came from 2-0 down to deny potential party poopers Glenanne.
The helter-skelter men’s season provides another pivotal weekend in which the Leinster league champions could well be crowned while six local sides battle it out in the Irish Senior Cup quarter-finals.
Monkstown produced a superb display to see off Three Rock 6-3 to put themselves within one win of claiming Leinster men’s division one for the first time since 1982; Glenanne and Corinthian progressed their Irish Hockey League hopes
The key scores from the Irish Junior Cup and the Leinster hockey’s men’s and women’s divisions one and two for January 25 while all league tables have been updated; any details incorrect/missing and match reports, please send to firstname.lastname@example.org
The men’s Leinster division one looks set to be virtually decided on Sunday when Monkstown play Three Rock Rovers at Rathdown with the former looking to be the first side to beat the Rathfarnham side this term on Sunday.
Comeback wins over YMCA and Pembroke saw Monkstown garner six points from their weekend and set up a huge date with TRR next weekend; Rovers beat Rathgar to reach the Mills Cup final while Glenanne and UCD progressed their IHL hopes
The key scores from around Leinster hockey’s men’s and women’s divisions one and two for January 18 while all league tables have been updated; any details incorrect/missing and match reports, please send to email@example.com
With three games in four days, Pembroke’s hopes of recapturing the men’s Leinster division one crown will be put to a huge test; on the women’s side, Railway Union could close the gap to two points to UCD
Railway Union once again came from three goals behind to snatch a draw against Three Rock Rovers; that opened the door for Monkstown to close the gap to just two points at the head of men’s Leinster division one; YM snatched a late win over Fingal
Three ties welcome in the New Year in men’s Leinster division one with top two Three Rock and Monkstown continuing their joust for the title with games against Railway Union and Rathgar as Ireland take on Spain in Barcelona
With the introduction of an U-21 international tournament in February, increased Irish senior call-ups from Leinster clubs and Railway Union’s European indoor commitments, the LHA have made a string of changes to the division one fixture list
Pembroke, Monkstown and Corinthian all ran up comprehensive wins while Railway Union were 1-0 winners over YMCA to move back into the top half of men’s division one as the league goes into its winter break
Lennart Bakker’s last gasp goal saw the Rathgar Chiefs earn a first ever Mills Cup semi-final berth as they saw off YMCA on Thursday night; elsewhere, the battle for the top five places intensifies
On a huge day at both ends of the men’s Leinster division one table, Rathgar picked up a 2-1 win over Fingal, their first ever three points in the top tier; Rovers cruised to a 4-1 win over Pembroke to guarantee the Christmas number one spot
A hectic pre-Christmas batch of matches sees Glenanne play three times in four days as the Leinster league dovetails with the Neville and Mills Cup dates; Three Rock Rovers host Pembroke in the key division one tie this weekend
All eight of the ties in the second round of the men’s Irish Senior Cup pit an Ulster side against a side from further south with a string of eye-catching fixtures; UCD and Three Rock built up for the weekend with a high tempo 3-3 in Leinster’s division one
Three Rock kept their four point lead in division one in tact with a comfortable 5-2 win over Corinthian while Pembroke and Monkstown both also won with UCD dropping off the pace slightly
Railway Union strengthened their place in the top half of men’s division one with a Thursday night win over Fingal in the first game of the second half of the Leinster season
Pembroke produced a remarkable five minute spell while down to ten players to swing their tie with Monkstown conclusively their way; Rovers move four points clear while Corinthian, Railway and UCD all triumph
Second meets third in the key game of the men’s Leinster division one weekend with the league switching to Sunday to aid the province’s clubs’ hopes on Saturday in the Irish Junior Cup