The difference between top and bottom of women’s Leinster division one was put into sharp relief with five comprehensive victories for those in the leading positions, stretching the gap to 14 points between fifth and sixth.
Corinthian picked up their biggest win for many years off the back of Aine Connery’s hat trick in women’s Leinster division one; wins for Hermes, Old Alex, Loreto and UCD saw the top half move further clear of the bottom five
On an eventful weekend in women’s division one, Glenanne struck late to draw with Hermes; Loreto’s draw with Old Alex means they also lose ground as Railway and UCD stormed to win; Loreto, Hermes and UCD advance in the Jacqui Potter Cup
Canning’s solo strike stuns Pembroke to reignite UCD’s IHL push but TRR unable to capitalise as Railway end losing streak; Corinthian smash seven past Glenanne; Fingal nick late win over YMCA while Monkstown keep rich vein of form rolling
At least one of the four ties at the top of women’s Leinster division will be broken this weekend as Loreto and Old Alex’s credentials face direct opposition while their three rivals for the title will fancy their chances against sides in the other half of the division.
Following wins for UCD and Hermes, four sides are incredibly tied at the top of Leinster women’s division one on 17 points after eight rounds of games; Pembroke nabbed their first win while Corinthian and North Kildare tied at Whitechurch
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