Mens Division 1

Glens hold off late Rovers fightback as Monkstown put YM to the sword

Glens hold off late Rovers fightback as Monkstown put YM to the sword

October 23, 2011 | 1,303 views | Comments (1)

Pembroke moved to the top of men’s Leinster Division One as they clicked into gear in the second half against Clontarf; Glenanne were given a fright by TRR while Corinthian, Monkstown and Railway recorded strong wins

Pretenders push for contender status as YM take on Monkstown

Pretenders push for contender status as YM take on Monkstown

October 21, 2011 | 1,594 views | Comments (4)

Vital times for Monkstown and YMCA at Rathdown if they are to launch a sustained charge at the Leinster league and end their long wait for the crown.

Railway and TRL record seasonal firsts

Railway and TRL record seasonal firsts

October 17, 2011 | 2,145 views | Comments (18)

Railway Union picked up their first win of the men’s Leinster division one campaign with a 3-1 victory over UCD while Three Rock Ladies nabbed their first point with a tight 0-0 draw with Glenanne on the women’s side

Bann and Cookstown’s fate intertwined; men’s IHL4 runners and riders

Bann and Cookstown’s fate intertwined; men’s IHL4 runners and riders

October 14, 2011 | 1,872 views | Comments (1)

Fate has ensured this autumn will be defined by Banbridge and Cookstown’s sparring as Ireland’s two national champions showdown first in the IHL, travelling together to the EHL and then renewing rivalries in the Irish Senior Cup

YM and Pembroke surge to top of the table

YM and Pembroke surge to top of the table

October 2, 2011 | 1,513 views | Comments (2)

A double success for YMCA saw them move into a share of top spot in men’s division one with Pembroke who won a 2-1 success over Glenanne; elsewhere, there was wins for Monkstown and TRR and Corinthian and Railway drew

Students start new term with lofty ambitions

Students start new term with lofty ambitions

September 30, 2011 | 1,760 views | Leave a comment

UCD enter the fray the Leinster men’s fray this weekend with a greater sense of expectation than previous years off the back of a summer of top quality signings.

Brown strike puts Pembroke back on course

Brown strike puts Pembroke back on course

September 25, 2011 | 1,285 views | Comments (14)

The top of men’s division one takes on a familiar look as reigning champions Glenanne snagged a 5-1 against Corinthian while Pembroke over-turned a deficit to beat Monkstown 2-1; TRR and YMCA played out a scoreless draw

Aussie-inspired YM power derail Unionites

Aussie-inspired YM power derail Unionites

September 24, 2011 | 1,316 views | Leave a comment

YMCA showed some serious potential with a comfortable win over Railway Union; Pembroke give up a 3-0 lead to draw with Corinthian; Monkstown punish Three Rock indiscipline; Glenanne beat threadbare Fingal

Leinster quartet’s panels pushed to limit by second double series in eight days

Leinster quartet’s panels pushed to limit by second double series in eight days

September 23, 2011 | 964 views | Comments (1)

Despite a couple of appeals, four of Leinster’s top sides will play their fourth game in nine days of the domestic campaign as a hectic start to the season continues with a second double weekend.

Shaw inspires Glenanne comeback over Bulls

Shaw inspires Glenanne comeback over Bulls

September 18, 2011 | 1,306 views | Comments (12)

A series of close run ties saw Glenanne come back from the dead against Clontarf while Pembroke, Corinthian and Monkstown started with wins; Portrane and Fingal were the big winners in the Neville Cup

Double days herald Leinster mens return

Double days herald Leinster mens return

September 16, 2011 | 1,493 views | Comments (15)

Just a couple of weeks since the European championships, the Leinster league season appears to have snuck up on a number of clubs. It begins with a bang, though, with double weekends for the vast majority of sides this week and next.

Clontarf – Men’s Division One

Clontarf – Men’s Division One

September 16, 2011 | 1,738 views | Comments (2)

With limited additions to the side that gained promotion last spring, Gareth Borland is well aware of the challenges ahead in breaking the yo-yo cycle for the Bulls, saying “we expect it to be tough”.

Corinthian – Men’s Division One

Corinthian – Men’s Division One

September 16, 2011 | 1,546 views | Leave a comment

Not too much has changed at Corinthian for Lucas Piccioli’s second season in charge bar the club’s continued dalliance with Antipodean players.

Fingal – Men’s Division One

Fingal – Men’s Division One

September 16, 2011 | 1,478 views | Leave a comment

Fingal have strengthened considerably in the off-season with some welcome returns to ALSAA as Ken Treacy switches from Pembroke while Derek O’Gorman makes his way back after a year in England.

Glenanne – Men’s Division One

Glenanne – Men’s Division One

September 16, 2011 | 1,391 views | Leave a comment

Paul Fitzpatrick’s addition to the coaching staff and Clinton Murphy in the management role could be the key signings for Glenanne this season as he adds an experienced set of sideline eyes for the Tallaght club.

Monkstown – Men’s Division One

Monkstown – Men’s Division One

September 16, 2011 | 1,453 views | Leave a comment

Following a breakthrough year of two trophies and another ISC final appearance, the Town go into the season not quite as settled as might have been expected with three big losses over the summer perhaps coming ahead of time.

Pembroke – Men’s Division One

Pembroke – Men’s Division One

September 16, 2011 | 1,739 views | Comments (1)

Given the player turnover a year ago, what Pembroke achieved in Brendon Carolan’s first season was a mighty effort, making the IHL semi-finals and staying in the top three in Leinster.

Railway Union – Men’s Division One

Railway Union – Men’s Division One

September 15, 2011 | 1,752 views | Comments (2)

Another intensive preseason sees Railway likely to hit the ground running as they did a year ago with scene-setting 4-1 win over Fingal.

Three Rock Rovers – Men’s Division One

Three Rock Rovers – Men’s Division One

September 15, 2011 | 1,182 views | Leave a comment

Carrying momentum through from the tail-end of the 10/11 season could be stunted by the absence of major players Mick Maguire and Tom Samuel to foreign shores as the emigration train continues apace at Grange Road

UCD – Men’s Division One

UCD – Men’s Division One

September 15, 2011 | 1,548 views | Leave a comment

Just the width of a post from relegation a couple of months ago, UCD will hope to break the cycle of relegation playoffs and have added players equipped to do just that in the summer.