Leinster

Town win Railway shoot-out to edge closer to title

Town win Railway shoot-out to edge closer to title

February 1, 2015 | 2,790 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown moved a step closer to retaining the men’s Leinster Division One title as they scored the last three goals to see off a dogged Railway Union 6-3 at Park Avenue; Pembroke, Three Rock and YMCA were the other winners on round 14 of the league

Leading quintet clean up against bottom five as IHL race remains incredibly tight

Leading quintet clean up against bottom five as IHL race remains incredibly tight

February 1, 2015 | 2,570 views | Comments (1)

The women’s Leinster division one top five remains as tight as ever with the leading quintet all running up wins over those in the bottom half without conceding a goal. Railway Union, Hermes, Glenanne and UCD II made it through to the final four of the Jacqui Potter Cup

Saturday round-up – January 31

Saturday round-up – January 31

January 31, 2015 | 7,121 views | Leave a comment

The top five in women’s Leinster division one all got one over on lower ranked teams in the league while Monkstown, Pembroke and TRR all strengthened their positions on the men’s side; here’s all the key results from Saturday, January 31

Loreto’s international returnees give extra freedom for front line for key Alex tie

Loreto’s international returnees give extra freedom for front line for key Alex tie

January 30, 2015 | 3,095 views | Leave a comment

It’s a top five against bottom five Saturday in women’s Leinster division one meaning any slip up from the leaders will be hugely costly in the battle for their respective ambitions.

Town set for Railway test in title retention race

Town set for Railway test in title retention race

January 30, 2015 | 3,279 views | Leave a comment

Faced with a tester this Saturday, Monkstown can move another big step closer to retaining the men’s Leinster division one title on Saturday when they make the trip up the coast road to face Railway Union.

Pembroke bounce back with narrow Corinthian win

Pembroke bounce back with narrow Corinthian win

January 27, 2015 | 2,248 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke came from a goal down at Whitechurch Park to beat Corinthian, moving back into a share of fourth place with Loreto with their sixth win of the season by a single goal margin on Monday evening.

Railway II continue winning ways; TRL stun Muckross in women’s Irish Hockey Trophy

Railway II continue winning ways; TRL stun Muckross in women’s Irish Hockey Trophy

January 26, 2015 | 1,770 views |

Railway Union II moved up to a share of second place with their fourth win in succession as they got the better of Loreto II 4-1; Three Rock Ladies scored the biggest surprise of round three of the Irish Hockey Trophy as they got the better of high-flyers Muckross

Loreto win big to end Hermes’ long unbeaten run

Loreto win big to end Hermes’ long unbeaten run

January 26, 2015 | 2,426 views | Leave a comment

Loreto ended Hermes’ long winning run in the Leinster league, dating back to day one of the season, marking a big moment in the title race and also in the Beaufort’s push for an IHL spot on Sunday.

Odd goal in three does for Glens and Railway

Odd goal in three does for Glens and Railway

January 25, 2015 | 2,763 views | Leave a comment

A pair of 2-1 wins served to bolster Railway Union and Glenanne’s IHL hopes, putting a major dent in YMCA’s chances while Corinthian now look to be all but out of the mix; Monkstown, Pembroke and Three Rock also recorded wins to stay in control of an IHL place

Rovers double-up to move top of division two

Rovers double-up to move top of division two

January 25, 2015 | 1,610 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers moved up to first in men’s Leinster Division two as they took advantage of a free weekend to play two back matches, winning both to jump up from third; Clontarf and Fingal are through to the Irish Hockey Trophy semi-finals

Railway, Hermes, Cork Harlequins and Elks through to ISC semi-finals

Railway, Hermes, Cork Harlequins and Elks through to ISC semi-finals

January 25, 2015 | 2,394 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union, Hermes, Cork Harlequins and Ulster Elks are through to the final four of the women’s Irish Senior Cup thanks to their Saturday wins in the competition; UCD strengthen their place in the IHL places while Trinity land third win of the women’s div one campaign

Saturday round-up – January 24

Saturday round-up – January 24

January 24, 2015 | 8,112 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union, Hermes, Cork Harlequins and Ulster Elks booked their tickets to the Irish Senior Cup semi-finals after a high octane day of action around the country; the results from today’s big games are here, anything missing/incorrect, let me know!

Clinical High School make Anville rue missed chances

Clinical High School make Anville rue missed chances

January 24, 2015 | 2,171 views | Leave a comment

High School had the cutting edge to make it through to the Leinster schoolgirls Senior Premier League final, seeing off Mount Anville 3-1 at Grange Road in the first of the semi-finals to set up a date with St Gerard’s

Glens looking to add to list of ISC scalps

Glens looking to add to list of ISC scalps

January 23, 2015 | 2,258 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne are looking to add another shock to their Irish Senior Cup collection on Saturday when they host 2013 champions Railway Union in Tallaght in a wide open quarter-final line-up; Hermes face familiar faces in a UCD-esque reunion against Belfast Harlequins

Upbeat Ireland start big year with South Africa date; Glens v YM the IHL focus

Upbeat Ireland start big year with South Africa date; Glens v YM the IHL focus

January 22, 2015 | 2,714 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s senior men play the first test match of 2015 on Sunday in Cape Town as they take on South Africa to kickstart their Olympic qualifying preparations; YM and Glenanne the key game in Leinster’s division one in the IHL chase

Frozen fixtures sees div two status quo remain

Frozen fixtures sees div two status quo remain

January 21, 2015 | 1,452 views | Leave a comment

Just three games survived the inclement weather in women’s Leinster division two this week with two ties falling foul of the frost on Saturday while the midweek tie between Old Alex II and Muckross also fell.

Madeley ends YMCA’s winning streak

Madeley ends YMCA’s winning streak

January 20, 2015 | 2,323 views | Leave a comment

Shane Madeley’s penalty corner nine minutes from time saw UCD end YMCA’s winning streak, a result that sees the latter miss out on the chance to move up to third in the table.

Denham to head up Celtic Sports Academy at TRR

Denham to head up Celtic Sports Academy at TRR

January 20, 2015 | 1,512 views | Leave a comment

Irish Under-16 coach Niall Denham, supported by Chris Steele and South African international Jody Hosking, is set to head up the Celtic Sports Academy’s hockey camps in Three Rock Rovers in the coming months; check out the times and info here

Frustration and elation in men’s division one as rollercoaster for men’s IHL places continues

Frustration and elation in men’s division one as rollercoaster for men’s IHL places continues

January 18, 2015 | 3,171 views | Leave a comment

The race for the men’s IHL places from Leinster’s division one continues to be too close to call as YMCA’s winning run continues, Glenanne bounce back as did Pembroke in a dramatic Sunday win over Monkstown; the sky-blues, though, end the weekend four points clear

UCD scrape past Trinity in student showdown

UCD scrape past Trinity in student showdown

January 18, 2015 | 3,023 views | Leave a comment

Just a single goal was required for Hermes to keep their three-point lead in women’s division one in tact; Railway stay in touch while UCD battled to overcome impressive Trinity; Loreto move back up to fourth while Old Alex’s IHL push falters