The Leinster Hockey Association development committee have proposed a number of changes to the men’s calendar for the 2013/14 season, primarily in a bid to solve the long-standing issues in division two.
Clontarf claimed the division two playoff spot as they showed a clinical edge against Dublin Uni that was absent earlier in the week against the same opposition; Rathgar finish 13-points clear; Suttonians claim third
The battle for the playoff spot did not move especially closer to a conclusion as the three central protagonists stay virtually as they were, Clontarf and Suttonians drawing while Trinity fell to Rathgar
Despite admitting he came into the job with “zero experience and zero qualifications”, Paddy Conlon’s first coaching gig has already yielded a trophy as the upshot of UCD’s 2-0 win over Monkstown meant Pembroke claimed Leinster men’s division one
Just three seasons since formation as the Chiefs, Rathgar have hit the big time as goals from Dan Needham and star man Gary Sharman saw them claim the Leinster men’s division two title with three games to spare.
While the travel arrangements for Three Rock Rovers’ EuroHockey Indoor Club Champions Challenge I have simplified from a year ago, coach Liam Canning has been left once again with plenty of tough late decisions ahead of the club’s trip to Budapest.
Rathgar twice came from behind to move to the precipice of a first stint in division one, now needing just one point from their remaining four games as they saw off the only side that can now still catch them.
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