Mens Division 1
The men’s proposed restructure was outlined on Wednesday evening at the LHA forum with Clontarf, Fingal, Kilkenny and Dublin University – along with possibly Weston or Mullingar – set to form part of the Leinster men’s division one next season.
Monkstown’s retention of the Leinster men’s division one title was confirmed before they even took the field as Corinthian pulled off a surprise win over Pembroke; Railway edge a nerve-shredder against YMCA who are hanging on to IHL hopes by a finger-nail
Loreto and UCD completed the women’s Irish Hockey League semi-final line-up; Pembroke confirmed they would take a women’s IHL ticket at did Glenanne’s men; Monkstown confirmed their men’s Leinster league crown with a flourish as they beat Rathgar 8-0
Barring a huge upset, Monkstown will be crowned Leinster division one champions on Saturday evening as they need just a point against basement side Rathgar. The IHL debate, though, continues to rumble on in Ulster with vice chairman Stuart MacDonnell resigning in midweek
Rob Abbott’s four goal salvo brought his tally to 100 goals for Railway Union since making the switch from Clontarf, making sure the Park Avenue side had no slips against UCD in their IHL push.
A last minute winner from Jazze Henry saw Monkstown beat YMCA 2-1 and move a step closer to winning Leinster’s division one; TRR and Railway tie in dramatic fashion; Pembroke land IHL place while Rathgar and Glenanne also win; Town IIs also progress title hopes
Hermes will face the Ulster Elks in the women’s Irish Senior Cup Final; Monkstown and Pembroke on the men’s side and UCD on the women’s became the first sides to qualify for next season’s Irish Hockey League; here’s all the key results from today’s action
Monkstown can leave Pembroke needing snookers in the men’s Leinster division one title race if they can get one over YMCA at Milltown in round 16 of the league; men’s weekend preview
Monkstown moved within touching distance of retaining the Leinster men’s division one with a narrow 2-1 win over Three Rock; they are six clear of Pembroke who drew with Glenanne; YM beat Corinthian 3-0 while Avoca were 7-1 winners over Rathgar
It’s the Saturday round-up for February 14 as Monkstown moved a big step closer to the Leinster men’s division one crown while Hermes stepped forward in the women’s; with Irish Junior Cup and Euro indoors, it makes for a busy day of action
The top four all showdown in men’s Leinster division one, something that will give the IHL chasers plenty of hope that they can close the gap for a place in next year’s marquee competition.
Road trips are the order of the day for Leinster’s primary contenders on Saturday in the men’s Irish Hockey League as Pembroke, Monkstown and Three Rock Rovers all travel out of province for tough ties.
Monkstown moved a step closer to retaining the men’s Leinster Division One title as they scored the last three goals to see off a dogged Railway Union 6-3 at Park Avenue; Pembroke, Three Rock and YMCA were the other winners on round 14 of the league
The top five in women’s Leinster division one all got one over on lower ranked teams in the league while Monkstown, Pembroke and TRR all strengthened their positions on the men’s side; here’s all the key results from Saturday, January 31
Faced with a tester this Saturday, Monkstown can move another big step closer to retaining the men’s Leinster division one title on Saturday when they make the trip up the coast road to face Railway Union.
A pair of 2-1 wins served to bolster Railway Union and Glenanne’s IHL hopes, putting a major dent in YMCA’s chances while Corinthian now look to be all but out of the mix; Monkstown, Pembroke and Three Rock also recorded wins to stay in control of an IHL place
Railway Union, Hermes, Cork Harlequins and Ulster Elks booked their tickets to the Irish Senior Cup semi-finals after a high octane day of action around the country; the results from today’s big games are here, anything missing/incorrect, let me know!
Ireland’s senior men play the first test match of 2015 on Sunday in Cape Town as they take on South Africa to kickstart their Olympic qualifying preparations; YM and Glenanne the key game in Leinster’s division one in the IHL chase
Shane Madeley’s penalty corner nine minutes from time saw UCD end YMCA’s winning streak, a result that sees the latter miss out on the chance to move up to third in the table.
The race for the men’s IHL places from Leinster’s division one continues to be too close to call as YMCA’s winning run continues, Glenanne bounce back as did Pembroke in a dramatic Sunday win over Monkstown; the sky-blues, though, end the weekend four points clear