Glenanne showed their ability to grind out a result as they twice came from behind to get the better of Three Rock; Corinthian strengthened their position but Rovers surprised Monkstown to get back into IHL contention
Monkstown continue to carry Leinster’s blue flag as they sail the shark-infested waters that has been a resurgent performance by Ulster’s clubs in this year’s Irish Senior Cup, stunning Instonians with an amazing late salvo
A mutually unbeneficial draw saw neither the Rathgar Chiefs nor Clontarf strike a vital blow in the title race at Mount Temple, both sides losing ground to Avoca and Dublin Uni who both were winners on Saturday in division two.
In Railway’s absence, Hermes and Loreto picked off a win a piece as the three sides remain locked in battle; Trinity held out Glenanne while UCD recorded a pair of wins, one in the league and the other to reach the Jacqui Potter final
Kate Dillon’s terrific trio led Railway Union to Eurohockey Indoor Women’s Club Champions Challenge glory in Bratislava this afternoon when they got the better of Turkish champions Nizip Halk Egitim SC 6-4.
Railway Union made it through to the playoff stages of the EuroHockey Indoor Club Champion’s Challenge, enjoying their first ever taste of European hockey with wins over Serbia’s HC Bask and Portugal’s CF Os Blenenses in Bratislava.
Wednesday’s Mills Cup victory for Monkstown added another justification to the cup specialist’s tag as they have two cup finals to look forward to in their bid to finally get back amongst the senior silverware.
A pivotal midweek in the title race, Loreto and Hermes will be hoping for no slip-ups on Saturday as their international stars take their break weekend.
School’s half-term served Hermes well in Bray as they became the third side in four days to hold premier position in division one, nabbing the lead off Railway after just a few days on top.
Genesis’ transition year students are putting together a history of the club as part of a school project and are calling for submissions; men’s indoor; a couple of lively fixtures on Thursday night and video footage from Monday night’s clash
A comprehensive Monkstown performance set up the second final showdown with Glenanne as they found their cutting edge in the second half as Pembroke’s corner prowess deserted them.
Loreto’s charge hit its first serious road-block as Railway Union re-opened the title race at Park Avenue as the hosts showed a more economical touch at either end to record their seventh successive win.
Cup specialists UCD reached their third consecutive Irish Senior Cup semi-final as Caroline Hill’s golden goal put an end to Cork Harlequins’ hopes. They were the sole Leinster side to prosper, Pegasus and Ballymoney beating Loreto and Old Alex
YMCA and Glenanne overtake Pembroke with comfortable wins while Corinthian and Three Rock made their move in the IHL race. Elsewhere, the Glens are into the Mills Cup final while Kilkenny are into the IHC semis
Martin Naugthon’s excellent strike returned Avoca back to the top of men’s division two but Clontarf’s form sees them remain right in contention as the season continues to intrigue.
Hermes and Railway Union moved within striking distance at the top of division one as Loreto were engaged in Irish Senior Cup action while Pembroke got the best of Trinity
Anticipation has heightened the tension as Loreto are finally set to travel to Pegasus for the highlight of the weekend, looking to overturn their
Railway Union’s IHL credentials will be put through another vital trial in men’s division one as Three Rock Rovers come to visit on Saturday afternoon.
Corner goals in the first and last five minutes at Griffeen Valley Park handed Monkstown a first league win since November as closed the gap on the leading trio with victory over Weston.
The title race stepped up a notch on Tuesday night as Pembroke broke YMCA’s unbeaten run from one of the highest quality games of the season to date while Glenanne’s early blitz downed Railway Union