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Upbeat Ireland start big year with South Africa date; Glens v YM the IHL focus

Upbeat Ireland start big year with South Africa date; Glens v YM the IHL focus

January 22, 2015 | 1,295 views | Leave a comment

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

Madeley ends YMCA’s winning streak

Madeley ends YMCA’s winning streak

January 20, 2015 | 1,058 views | Leave a comment

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.

Frustration and elation in men’s division one as rollercoaster for men’s IHL places continues

Frustration and elation in men’s division one as rollercoaster for men’s IHL places continues

January 18, 2015 | 1,944 views | Leave a comment

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

Saturday round-up – January 17

Saturday round-up – January 17

January 17, 2015 | 1,691 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women continued their winning ways into the New Year with a 2-1 win over Spain; leaders Hermes and Monkstown bolstered their positions at the top while the race for the IHL places endured yet another fascinating Saturday; any missing scores, let me know!

Central protagonists Monkstown and Pembroke face double test

Central protagonists Monkstown and Pembroke face double test

January 16, 2015 | 1,383 views | Leave a comment

After last weekend saw the race for IHL places close significantly, round 12 of men’s Leinster division one offers yet another set of potential twists and turns with key games between a number of the central protagonists.

McCormack attacks to land Rovers big Pembroke win

McCormack attacks to land Rovers big Pembroke win

January 12, 2015 | 1,338 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers and Glenanne grabbed 3-2 wins over Pembroke and Glenanne respectively to see a reshuffle in the race for the IHL places while Corinthian and YMCA close in, too; Cork C of I cause big shock in the Irish Senior Cup against Lisnagarvey

Saturday results – January 10

Saturday results – January 10

January 10, 2015 | 2,052 views | Leave a comment

All the results from men’s and women’s division one and two with some very eye-catching results from what could be a very important day in the IHL race; all league tables have also been updated, anything missing, let me know at hookresults@yahoo.com

Garvey and C of I battle for last ISC semi place; Leinster league back with a bang

Garvey and C of I battle for last ISC semi place; Leinster league back with a bang

January 9, 2015 | 1,200 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey and Cork C of I battle it out for the final place in the men’s Irish Senior Cup semi-finals on Saturday to kick-start the second phase of the season while the men’s Leinster division one returns and the indoor league comes to a conclusion

Agnew fires Avoca to first top flight win in eight years

Agnew fires Avoca to first top flight win in eight years

December 21, 2014 | 1,482 views | Leave a comment

Men’s Leinster Division One Avoca 4 (Ziggy Agnew 2, Andrew Ramsay, Cliff Bailey) UCD 3 (Sean O’Malley, Kirk Shimmins, David McClure) Avoca claimed their first win in Leinster’s division one since the 2005/06 season as they clung on to beat UCD 4-3 at Newpark this afternoon in the last tie of the calendar year. The […]

Sykes strikes late to snatch sky blues dramatic draw

Sykes strikes late to snatch sky blues dramatic draw

December 20, 2014 | 1,492 views | Leave a comment

Richard Sykes’ last minute penalty corner saw Monkstown retain their unbeaten Leinster league run into the New Year but, for the second time this season, dropped points against Glenanne; Pembroke held on for a 2-1 win over Railway

Town and Glens battle for Gerry McCabe Trophy in key men’s Leinster division one fixture

Town and Glens battle for Gerry McCabe Trophy in key men’s Leinster division one fixture

December 19, 2014 | 1,130 views | Leave a comment

The first tranche of the Leinster league season comes to an end this weekend with three well-matched ties in men’s division one, two of which will have a big effect on the potential IHL placings.

Town fire ominous warning shot with big Pembroke win

Town fire ominous warning shot with big Pembroke win

December 17, 2014 | 1,191 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown produced a blistering show of form to crush Pembroke 5-1 at Serpentine Avenue on Saturday evening and reignite their Irish Hockey League challenge; the race for the IHL places hots up in the Leinster league while Corinthian reach Neville Cup final

Refixed IHL tie a defining moment for Pembroke and Town

Refixed IHL tie a defining moment for Pembroke and Town

December 12, 2014 | 1,386 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke and Monkstown will meet in their much-anticipated Irish Hockey League Pool A refixture this Saturday in Serpentine Avenue; just two ties remain in Leinster’s division one with a number of matches refixed

Smith slots key winner for Corinthian

Smith slots key winner for Corinthian

December 11, 2014 | 1,057 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian closed the gap on the top four with a 2-1 win over Rathgar on Tuesday night in their refixed tie on a cold and windy night in Whitechurch after the initial tussle rained off in early November.

Tobin’s late strike causes split in IHL chase

Tobin’s late strike causes split in IHL chase

December 8, 2014 | 1,268 views | Leave a comment

The race for the four automatic places in next year’s expanded Irish Hockey League saw a first major split in division one occur following YMCA’s 2-1 win over Railway Union in the Leinster senior league; three Leinster sides advance in Irish Hockey Trophy

Top versus bottom half as men’s league enters December

Top versus bottom half as men’s league enters December

December 6, 2014 | 1,037 views | Leave a comment

It’s the top half of the table versus the bottom half in men’s Leinster division one, as time starts to tick on teams ambitions for the rest of the season, with some hoping for an early Christmas miracle.

Treacy shoots Corinthian to share of fifth place

Treacy shoots Corinthian to share of fifth place

November 30, 2014 | 1,229 views | Leave a comment

In a very tight game, Corinthian edged past Avoca by a single goal to take all three points in their league brought forward from December 20 moving into a share of fifth place with Railway Union

Saturday results – November 29

Saturday results – November 29

November 29, 2014 | 3,022 views | Leave a comment

It was a fairly lively day in the Irish Hockey League to say the least; here’s all the results from those games along with scores from division one and two in Leinster too. All league tables have also been updated; let me know if anything is missing to hookresults@yahoo.com

Bann and Garvey put 100pc records on the line

Bann and Garvey put 100pc records on the line

November 28, 2014 | 1,092 views | Leave a comment

At least one of Banbridge and Lisnagarvey’s perfect records will fall in round three of the Irish Hockey League on what looks to be a pivotal weekend in the marquee competition; men’s weekend preview and fixtures

Glens make it five wins from five

Glens make it five wins from five

November 9, 2014 | 1,423 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne’s excellent run of form extended to six wins in a row in all competitions, and five in succession in the league, seeing off UCD 5-0; Town hold off YMCA while Three Rock beat Railway Union 3-0; two other men’s division one ties fall foul of the weather