Monkstown will face one of their biggest challenges this weekend as they take on Three Rock Rovers shy seven members of their panel, turning what might have been a repeat of their early-season mauling into a considerable banana-skin.
Having ousted Trinity in emphatic fashion, Queen’s University will aim to shoot down a large contingent of DUHC old boys in the second round of the men’s Irish Hockey Trophy as they were drawn to face Rathgar.
Navan’s men have been forced to drop their first team from Division 2 to Division 4 following the loss of seven players to emigration and players to other clubs with the move ratified by the LHA men’s committee.
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Barring any last minute miracles, Hermes will be the side to end Railway Union’s two-year reign as Leinster champions on Saturday as they are likely to be formally crowned at Belfield when they play UCD
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