Mens Division 1

Sothern joins Irish exodus to Europe

Sothern joins Irish exodus to Europe

August 30, 2010 | 1,893 views | Comments (30)

Alan Sothern has become the latest Irish international player to make the move to the Netherlands to play in the Hoofdklasse, confirming his move from Pembroke to Den Bosch to The Hook last Friday. While there, Sothern will link up with Mitch Darling who moved across the Belgian border from KHC Leuven as well as […]

Piccioli gets early close-up glimpse of IHL rivals

Piccioli gets early close-up glimpse of IHL rivals

August 25, 2010 | 1,176 views | Leave a comment

Lucas Piccioli has a high quality chance to put his Corinthian side through their paces following his appointment as men’s head coach, taking the reins from Andrew Cronje, as they take in the Cookstown-hosted Nigel Cheevers’ Memorial tournament.

Pembroke appoint Carolan as men’s coach

Pembroke appoint Carolan as men’s coach

August 9, 2010 | 1,613 views | Comments (1)

Pembroke have again cast their net to South African to secure a coach, appointing Brendon Carolan (pictured) as their men’s first team coach for the 2010/11 season. The 29 year old brings with him an impressive coaching CV, being named the South African Coach of the Year in 2009 as well as obtained an FIH […]

Graham Shaw takes on Glen’s player-coach reins

Graham Shaw takes on Glen’s player-coach reins

July 7, 2010 | 1,357 views | Comments (2)

Glenanne Sports Club have announced that Graham Shaw has been installed as the men’s player-coach for the forthcoming 2010/2011 season. Shaw, who retired from international hockey last winter with 151 caps to his name, will take over from Arul Anthoni as he prepares to lead Glens into their second EHL campaign. In a statement released […]

Railway appoint O’Keeffe for men’s role

Railway appoint O’Keeffe for men’s role

July 6, 2010 | 1,308 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union have announced the appointment of Ian O’Keeffe as coach for the men’s first team for the 2010/11 season. In a statement released by the club this week, Railway said of the appointment: “After a period out of hockey, O’Keeffe is keen to get back into the game and brings with him a huge […]

Pembroke look for new coach following Fulton resignation

Pembroke look for new coach following Fulton resignation

July 2, 2010 | 1,112 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke Wanderers are now accepting applications for the position of men’s first team coach following Craig Fulton’s decision to resign from the role this week. In a statement from the club, Pembroke said they “would like to thank Craig for the five years he was been with us, which has seen our men’s first team […]

O’Donoghue takes UCD reins

O’Donoghue takes UCD reins

June 22, 2010 | 1,514 views | Leave a comment

Rory O’Donoghue was confirmed yesterday as UCD men’s new coach for the 2010/11 coming season, making the switch from Monkstown during a stint in which he secured automatic IHL qualification three years in a row as well as two Irish Senior Cup final appearances. O’Donoghue replaces John McInroy who returns South Africa. A spokesman for […]

McInroy steps down; UCD look for new boss

McInroy steps down; UCD look for new boss

May 27, 2010 | 1,315 views | Leave a comment

UCD men are on the lookout for a new coach following John McInroy’s decision to pursue a new business venture in his native South Africa, leaving with the club’s blessing. Speaking in the wake of his one year tenure, the player-coach said of the student club: “I believe UCD can become the most powerful team […]

Pembroke retain Leinster Division One

Pembroke retain Leinster Division One

March 21, 2010 | 1,294 views | Comments (17)

Men’s Division One: Pembroke 2 (Alan Sothern, Justin Sherriff) TRR 0 Pembroke made it slightly harder on themselves than necessary, making for a nervy finished for all concerned as well as an anxious YM contingent until Justin Sherriff eventually rolled home with the last touch of the season to confirm the league title. Rovers had […]

Reds half-dozen forces final day decider

Reds half-dozen forces final day decider

March 20, 2010 | 1,993 views | Comments (15)

Men’s Division One Glenanne 0 Corinthian 6 (Brian Doherty 2, Conor Motyer, Chris Pelow, Andrew Cronje, Rowland Rixon-Fuller) Corinthian picked up a surprisingly simple win at St Mark’s this afternoon to make sure they stay in the mixer for a maiden title on Sunday afternoon when they travel to Clontarf. In the absence of Steven […]

Pembroke on course to keep league title

Pembroke on course to keep league title

March 19, 2010 | 2,035 views | Comments (12)

For a brief time, Pembroke looked third favourite in a three-horse race but they could retain their Leinster Senior League crown without even taking the pitch this weekend should Glenanne pick off a home win against Corinthian on Saturday. It would add a further fillip to a side looking in decent fettle ahead of the […]

UCD safe as Railway await playoff

UCD safe as Railway await playoff

March 18, 2010 | 1,469 views | Comments (16)

Men’s Division One UCD 2 (Robbie McFarlane, John Brennan) Railway Union 1 (Peter English) UCD confirmed their place in Division One for another season with a game to go as they got the better of Railway Union at Belfield tonight, leaving their opponents in ninth and awaiting a promotion/relegation playoff. Robbie McFarlane got the only […]

Pembroke on brink of title retention

Pembroke on brink of title retention

March 14, 2010 | 1,425 views | Comments (23)

Men’s Division One Glenanne 1 (Johnny Goulding) Pembroke 4 (Paddy Conlon, Alan Giles, Alan Sothern, Maurice Elliott) Pembroke moved to the verge of retaining the Leinster men’s division one crown as they survived a barrage of second half penalty corners to knock Glenanne out of the title race. Most of the damage was done in […]

Pembroke back in pole position

Pembroke back in pole position

March 14, 2010 | 1,551 views | Comments (31)

Men’s Division One: Glenanne 3 (Graham Shaw 3) Fingal 5 (David Bane 2, Eamon Bane, Tom Manning, Adrian Sweeney) Fingal struck three times in the closing ten minutes to confirm their place in division one for another season, conquering in an ill-tempered match that saw both Stephen Butler and Steven Doran red-carded at St Mark’s. […]

Vital showdowns galore for Div One hopefuls

Vital showdowns galore for Div One hopefuls

March 13, 2010 | 1,070 views | Comments (2)

Another series of vital fixtures in all the major scramble for positions as the penultimate weekend of the season sees the title chase, IHL tussle and relegation play-off battle all reach fever pitch. Table-toppers Corinthian are at full strength for their home fixture against Marlay Park neighbours Three Rock Rovers, themselves bidding to keep a […]

Glenanne start busy season in style

Glenanne start busy season in style

March 12, 2010 | 1,116 views | Comments (4)

Men’s Division One: Glenanne 4 (Shane O’Donoghue, Graham Shaw 2, Alan Lewis) TRR 0 Given their busy schedule in the next ten days, Glenanne produced the perfect opening salvo to keep their division one title bid on track as they raced into a 3-0 lead within 25 minutes at St Mark’s last night. That lead […]

Branch confirms 21st deadline for Div One

Branch confirms 21st deadline for Div One

March 10, 2010 | 1,240 views | Comments (36)

The Leinster Branch have confirmed that the final round of division one fixtures will be played simultaneously on Sunday, March 21, pushing back the final series of matches by one day. The Management Committee of the LBIHA states that they “have considered various suggestions and requests concerning the completion of the Leinster Senior Division 1 […]

Town breach top four; Trin hit nine again

Town breach top four; Trin hit nine again

March 9, 2010 | 2,188 views | Comments (20)

Men’s Division One: Monkstown 1 (Andy Ewington) Railway Union 0 Andy Ewington’s (pictured) low drag-flick inside 100 seconds proved the only goal of a freezing night at Rathdown on a pitch that looked to be scarcely playable given the number of slips and slides both teams endured. The three points were invaluable for Monkstown in […]

Battle for fourth faces two vital twists

Battle for fourth faces two vital twists

March 9, 2010 | 2,542 views | Comments (12)

The intriguing battle for the fourth automatic IHL place continues apace in midweek as Monkstown have their chance this evening to break into the top four for the first time in a couple of months. They face a Railway Union side with plenty to play for, hoping to avoid any potential relegation play-off that comes […]

Wong rescues point for Railway

Wong rescues point for Railway

March 7, 2010 | 2,188 views | Comments (4)

Men’s Division One: Railway Union 2 (Peter English, Kevin Wong) Fingal 2 (Brian Gray, Eamon Bane) Railway struck late for what could prove an invaluable draw in the race to escape ninth place in the league standings, Kevin Wong’s slightly deflected shot two minutes from time garnering a point at Park Avenue. Brian Gray had […]