Mens Division 1

Town tie for fifth; Suttonians up for semi

Town tie for fifth; Suttonians up for semi

March 5, 2010 | 1,142 views | Leave a comment

Andy Ewington’s 37th minute low penalty corner was the sole divider as Monkstown beat UCD 1-0 at Belfield last night to keep the Rathdown club right in the mix for the fourth automatic IHL place for 2010/11. Both sides had their fair share of corners in an evenly matched contest, played at a decent tempo. […]

Draw-masters tie up Rovers; Sutton stay top

Draw-masters tie up Rovers; Sutton stay top

March 3, 2010 | 1,977 views | Leave a comment

Leinster Men’s Division One: Three Rock Rovers 1 (Sven Galjaardt) YMCA 1 (Will Powderly) Will Powderly’s (left) equaliser notched YM’s eighth league draw of the season as both they and Three Rock came within inches of sealing all three points at Grange Road which would have gone a long way to securing an IHL place […]

Alex and Andrew's showdown; Rovers and YM dice for IHL place

Alex and Andrew's showdown; Rovers and YM dice for IHL place

March 2, 2010 | 1,906 views | Leave a comment

St Andrew’s and Alexandra College begin a hectic run of school’s cup finals this afternoon in the blue riband event in the Leinster girl’s hockey calendar. The pair contest the Senior Cup final this afternoon (Grange Road, 2.30pm) with a place in the Kate Russell Cup on offer for the victor. Andrew’s, as reigning champions, […]

YM cause more problems for top sides

YM cause more problems for top sides

February 28, 2010 | 1,292 views | Leave a comment

Men’s Division One: Glenanne 2 (Shane O’Donoghue 2) YMCA 2 (Simon Mills, Andy Walker) Draw-masters YMCA threw another spanner in the works of the title race as they snatched a last-gasp point at St Mark’s this afternoon, Andy Walker holding his nerve to convert a stroke in the final minute. They add the point to […]

Pembroke back on track as Fingal triumph

Pembroke back on track as Fingal triumph

February 27, 2010 | 1,321 views | Leave a comment

Men’s Division One: Railway Union 1 (Peter English) Pembroke 6 (Alan Sothern 4, Paddy Conlon 2) Pembroke got back to winning ways as they came from a goal behind to ease clear of Railway Union in the second half of derby day at Park Avenue. Peter English’s corner drag flick, following a quick break-out, handed […]

Reds' challenges faces Glenanne road-block

Reds' challenges faces Glenanne road-block

February 26, 2010 | 2,005 views | Leave a comment

If Andrew Cronje’s Corinthian are to win a maiden Irish Senior or Leinster Senior league title, Glenanne are the foe they most need to dispose of in the wake of Pembroke’s faltering campaign. Their re-fixed league tie will be pivotal on the domestic scene but of more pressing concern is Saturday’s cup tie at St […]

YM put major dent in Pembroke plans

YM put major dent in Pembroke plans

February 25, 2010 | 2,244 views | Leave a comment

Men’s Division One: Pembroke 0 YMCA 0 YMCA took Pembroke’s Leinster league destiny out of their own hands as Iain Walker produced a masterful performance between the posts, notably denying a 58th minute Craig Fulton stroke. Perhaps struggling from the after effects of two tough games last weekend and an early morning Irish team gym […]

Midweek clashes provide vital challenges

Midweek clashes provide vital challenges

February 23, 2010 | 10,716 views | Leave a comment

Weather permitting, midweek could provide a couple of twists in the women’s and men’s division one title races as well as posing a tough tester for Suttonians in their pursuit of the division two crown. Hermes and Loreto on Tuesday night (8.15pm, Belfield) is a vital fixture with a win for either side returning them […]

Reds blow title race wide open

Reds blow title race wide open

February 20, 2010 | 1,523 views | Leave a comment

Men’s Division One: Pembroke 1 (Justin Sherriff) Corinthian 2 (Andrew Cronje, Brian Doherty) Corinthian completed an extremely rare league double over Pembroke as they came from a goal behind to add yet another twist to a fascinating Leinster league season. The Serpentine Avenue hosts occupied the box seat at half-time at 1-0, enjoying the majority […]

Double trouble for Mills Cup quartet

Double trouble for Mills Cup quartet

February 19, 2010 | 4,373 views | Leave a comment

Two double-headers dominate the men’s landscape this weekend as top two Pembroke and Corinthian joust twice while Monkstown face a tough pair of matches against Fingal in fixtures which will go a long way to determining the success of their season. Serpentine Avenue is undoubtedly the ground to be at on both days as Pembroke […]

Sothern double fires Pembroke forward

Sothern double fires Pembroke forward

February 14, 2010 | 1,269 views | Leave a comment

Men’s Division One: Fingal 0 Pembroke 3 (Alan Sothern 2, Justin Sherriff) Pembroke took their time but eventually found joy as they looked to break down another feverish half-court performance from Fingal in a good, clean battle at the airport this afternoon. The IHL champions enjoyed more of the play but – as Glenanne found […]

Glenanne move into top three

Glenanne move into top three

February 14, 2010 | 1,663 views | Leave a comment

Men’s Division One: Glenanne 7 (Stephen Butler 2, Gary Shaw 2, Graham Shaw, Eddie O’Malley, Shane O’Donoghue) Clontarf 1 (Andrew Poynter) Glenanne overcame an early deficit to notch up seven goals against Clontarf for the second time this season as they struck six times in the second half and now move into the top three. […]

Corinthian extend league lead to four points

Corinthian extend league lead to four points

February 6, 2010 | 1,739 views | Leave a comment

Men’s Division One: Corinthian 4 (Darren Kimfley 3, David Carson) UCD 1 (John McInroy) Darren Kimfley starred as Corinthian reasserted their point lead at the top of division one as they eased to victory over UCD in a bloody encounter at Whitechurch Park. All the goals came in the first half as the reds built […]

YMCA break into top five

YMCA break into top five

January 25, 2010 | 2,043 views | Leave a comment

Leinster Men’s Division One: Fingal 0 YMCA 2 (Andy Walker, David Robinson) Goals inside the first ten and last minutes earned YMCA a place in the top five of Leinster division one for the first time this season to make it a fascinating race for the fourth guaranteed IHL place with Three Rock Rovers and […]

Sherriff rescues points for Pembroke

Sherriff rescues points for Pembroke

January 17, 2010 | 1,050 views | Leave a comment

Men’s Division One: Pembroke 4 (Alan Sothern 3, Justin Sherriff) UCD 3 (Ronan Flannery 2, Gavin O’Halloran) For the second day running, UCD recovered from a 3-1 deficit but, again, failed to take any tangible reward despite contributing to one of the games of the season thus far at Serpentine Avenue. Justin Sherriff scored mere […]

Glenanne romp past Fingal in ALSAA

Glenanne romp past Fingal in ALSAA

January 16, 2010 | 1,088 views | Leave a comment

Men’s Division One Fingal 2 (Mark Ryan, David Bane) Glenanne 8 (Eddie O’Malley 2, Stephen Butler 2, Mick McGuinness 2, Johnny Goulding, Gary Shaw) Glenanne gave Fingal a lesson in finishing at ALSAA this afternoon as they began their double-weekend in style, blasting four goals in each half to jump ahead of Sunday’s opponents, Monkstown. […]

Weather wipes out Division One schedule

Weather wipes out Division One schedule

January 1, 2010 | 976 views | Leave a comment

While the majority of games originally scheduled for this weekend had been re-fixed, the last two fixtures standing have been called off due to the freezing conditions and snow across Dublin. Clontarf’s match against Fingal on Saturday and Glenanne’s tie with Railway Union, set for Sunday, are the two victims. Elsewhere, Three Rock Rovers will […]

Corinthian spirit earns four-point lead

Corinthian spirit earns four-point lead

December 19, 2009 | 1,448 views | Comments (24)

Men’s Division One: Corinthian 5 (Darren Kimfley 2, Dan Williams, Chris Pelow, Davy Carson) Monkstown 3 (Andy Ewington, Brian Groves, Matt Fairweather) In Pembroke’s absence, Corinthian built up a four point lead at the top of division one over the Christmas break as they came from a 2-1 deficit to zip past Monkstown in the […]

Reds need to push on following big win

Reds need to push on following big win

December 18, 2009 | 1,442 views | Comments (19)

The value of Corinthian’s midweek win over Pembroke will become more apparent on Saturday for both the reds and Glenanne tomorrow as both face testers. Pembroke have a day off due to UCD exams meaning Corinthian can move four points clear at the top but, in Monkstown, face a key fixture if they are to […]

Reds end Pembroke winning streak

Reds end Pembroke winning streak

December 16, 2009 | 1,494 views | Comments (19)

Men’s Leinster Division One: Corinthian 2 (Davy Carson 2) Pembroke 1 (Andy McConnell) Davy Carson (pictured) scored a memorable second half double to inflict just Pembroke’s third defeat in 2009 as Corinthian came from a goal behind at Whitechurch tonight to open the door for a couple of clubs in the second half of the […]