Mens Division 2
Rory Nichols fired seven goals in two days to propel Monkstown II over the line in men’s Leinster Division Two with two emphatic wins on the final weekend of the season.
After two nines and an eight-goal haul, Clontarf broke double-figures on Saturday with a 10-0 win over Corinthian II to complete their division two league season in style; Monkstown II remain in the box seat after they emerged from the weekend with four more points to their name.
Three Rock Rovers pinned down the last Irish Hockey League place with a 4-1 win over YMCA; Genesis the one Leinster side still standing in the Irish Hockey Trophy; here’s the key results from today’s games
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 II got over probably the highest of their remaining hurdles to look clear favourites for the Leinster men’s division two title after they beat Pembroke II.
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
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
The men’s Irish Junior Cup semi-final picture cleared up to some extent with Monkstown II and Lisnagarvey II confirming their spots in the final four while Annadale and Cookstown moved into the quarter-finals over the weekend.
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.
As a result of Three Rock and Monkstown’s 2-2 draw, Pembroke took advantage to pick up two wins and move top of men’s Leinster division two in another twist in the title race.
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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.
Rory Nichols silver goal winner propelled Monkstown II into the quarter-finals of the men’s Irish Junior Cup, eliminating last year’s champions Pembroke II.
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.
Three Rock Rovers moved up to first in men’s Leinster Division two as they took advantage of a free weekend to play two back matches, winning both to jump up from third; Clontarf and Fingal are through to the Irish Hockey Trophy semi-finals