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The season starts here – Alex looking to emerge from ultra-competitive Division 1

The season starts here – Alex looking to emerge from ultra-competitive Division 1

September 23, 2016 | 2,341 views | Leave a comment

With Loreto off the scene, there is no major shark on the scene with Leinster women’s Division One looking to be incredibly competitive in the race to be crowned provincial champion and earn a place at the end of season EYHL promotion playoffs. Old Alex were the best placed last season and will hope new […]

Old Alex – Women’s Leinster Division 1 preview

Old Alex – Women’s Leinster Division 1 preview

September 23, 2016 | 2,776 views | Comments (1)

Despite a lot of players leaving for college, the return of some seasoned Division 1 players means that Old Alex is in a strong position going into the 2016-17 season with a chance to push for the EYHL playoff places.

Loreto set to battle Ulster’s triple threat

Loreto set to battle Ulster’s triple threat

April 18, 2016 | 2,946 views | Leave a comment

The women’s EYHL promotion playoffs pits Loreto against Ulster trio Lurgan, Randalstown and Belfast Harlequins after two vastly different round-robin groups in Lisnagarvey and the Merrion Fleet Arena.

Railway and UCD dice for last remaining Champions Trophy place

Railway and UCD dice for last remaining Champions Trophy place

April 15, 2016 | 2,447 views | Leave a comment

Railway or UCD looks to be the main equation on the final day of the women’s EY Hockey League to untangle who will reach the Champions Trophy playoffs while the race to join the elite league begins in earnest.

Glens, Raphoe and Randalstown profit from EYHL playoff shake-up

Glens, Raphoe and Randalstown profit from EYHL playoff shake-up

April 5, 2016 | 3,904 views | Comments (1)

The line-up for the EYHL promotion playoffs was confirmed today in the wake of withdrawals from the process by Kilkeel on the men’s side and Catholic Institute and Dublin University on the women’s.

Loreto land title as playoff race ramps up further

Loreto land title as playoff race ramps up further

March 7, 2016 | 2,460 views | Leave a comment

Loreto claimed the women’s Leinster Division One title, a feat they long looked likely to do, on Saturday afternoon but the playoff picture is still as competitive ever with the last few games open to multiple different outcomes.

Key issues up for decision in women’s Division One

Key issues up for decision in women’s Division One

March 3, 2016 | 2,253 views | Leave a comment

Leinster women’s Division One’s big issues are more than likely to be determined this weekend with a double weekend for most teams with the league title, playoff places and relegation positions all potentially nailed down.

Railway end Hermes peerless run with Potter Cup win; McCormack stars for Glens

Railway end Hermes peerless run with Potter Cup win; McCormack stars for Glens

February 24, 2016 | 2,452 views | Comments (3)

Railway Union and Loreto will contest the Jacqui Potter Cup final on St Patrick’s Day after they made it through their respective semi-finals last Sunday; Glenanne beat Muckross 2-0 in the big women’s Leinster Division One tie.

O’Donoghue keeps Glens EYHL playoff chances alive

O’Donoghue keeps Glens EYHL playoff chances alive

February 8, 2016 | 2,777 views | Leave a comment

With five homes ties in their last six, Glenanne very much kept alive their challenge for one of the EYHL playoff places as Saoirse O’Donoghue’s double saw them clinch a 3-2 win over Avoca in women’s Leinster Division One.

Loreto looking biggest scalp yet to EYHL victims

Loreto looking biggest scalp yet to EYHL victims

January 29, 2016 | 2,843 views | Leave a comment

Loreto will look to make it three from three against higher division opposition in the women’s Irish Senior Cup on Saturday when they make the short trip to Belfield to meet UCD in the quarter-finals; women’s weekend preview

Chasing Hermes the aim as EYHL returns

Chasing Hermes the aim as EYHL returns

January 22, 2016 | 2,901 views | Leave a comment

After a five week break, the women’s EY Hockey League returns with many of the sides wondering how they can track down leaders Hermes who blazed a trail before Christmas.

Genesis bring back memories of early 1980s

Genesis bring back memories of early 1980s

January 17, 2016 | 1,556 views | Leave a comment

Genesis moved one step away from their first Leinster Senior Cup final since 1983 with a big 7-0 win over Rathgar at St Raphaela’s as they ran up a surprisingly comfortable win.

Opportunity knocks for Genesis and Rathgar

Opportunity knocks for Genesis and Rathgar

January 15, 2016 | 978 views | Leave a comment

The Jacqui Potter Cup quarter-final draw has produced a series of well-matched ties with clubs with well-established pedigree meeting while Genesis and Rathgar are seeking a rare place in the final four.

Form guide prevails though big guns pushed all the way in Jacqui Potter Cup second round

Form guide prevails though big guns pushed all the way in Jacqui Potter Cup second round

January 10, 2016 | 1,190 views | Leave a comment

The Jacqui Potter Cup round of 16 ties largely followed the form book though the nature of the ties proved far closer than current league rankings on a day of many thrills; reports and round-up from Jack McCann

Double-weekend promises shake-up at the top

Double-weekend promises shake-up at the top

November 20, 2015 | 3,749 views | Leave a comment

It’s double-weekend time for the women’s EY Hockey League with the top trio of Hermes, Ulster Elks and Railway Union playing key games that could shake-up the look of the table

Alex close the gap on Loreto and Muckross

Alex close the gap on Loreto and Muckross

November 10, 2015 | 3,852 views | Leave a comment

Back to back wins for Old Alex in three days have propelled them up to third place in women’s Leinster Division one and within three points of leading duo Loreto and Muckross.

Loreto produce top ISC performance on high scoring day

Loreto produce top ISC performance on high scoring day

November 1, 2015 | 1,960 views | Leave a comment

Loreto produced performance of the round to beat Pembroke 3-0 in the Irish Senior Cup, making them the only provincial side to eliminate national league opposition on a day of big scores.

Pembroke and Loreto reprise 2014/15 rivalries

Pembroke and Loreto reprise 2014/15 rivalries

October 30, 2015 | 1,607 views | Leave a comment

Given the fine margins between Pembroke and Loreto last season in the race to qualify for the EYHL, their meeting in the Irish Senior Cup first round is the most hotly anticipated battle on Saturday.

Women’s EY contenders to reveal their hand on day two

Women’s EY contenders to reveal their hand on day two

October 2, 2015 | 2,510 views | Leave a comment

After a thrilling opening weekend in the women’s EY Hockey League, the main contenders will be looking to soon emerge from the pack and reveal their hand as potential title winners.

Trinity’s Corinthian alumni sting their old club

Trinity’s Corinthian alumni sting their old club

September 29, 2015 | 3,245 views | Leave a comment

Chris Tyrell began his reign as Trinity coach with a 3-1 win over Corinthian at Whitechurch Park to make a confident early statement; North Kildare and Glenanne shared the spoils while Loreto, Rathgar and Genesis were all 2-1 winners