Our Lady’s long wait for a women’s Leinster Division One victory finally ended at the 12th attempt as they got the best of Rathgar 2-0, getting off the mark.
Banbridge, Garvey and Monkstown all won in the men’s EYHL; the big guns also won in both the Leinster leagues while Three Rock reached the promotion pool in the EuroHockey Indoor Challenge I; here’s the round-up
Ireland’s women fell to a first defeat to India in eight outings as they went down 3-0 in Murcia on Sunday morning in the latest of their warm-weather series games this week.
Trinity, Corinthian and Monkstown all recorded strong wins in Leinster women’s Division One on Sunday to see just one point remain between the top three after 12 rounds of matches.
Avoca gave a fitting tribute to past president Geoff Sarratt as they swept to a 5-1 win in Portrane in men’s Leinster Division One, their first points of 2019; Trinity won too while UCD benefitted from their nearest rivals’ draw
Annadale edged out YMCA while Glenanne and Lisnagarvey drew in the two EYHL games to get the go ahead; it was a trimmed schedule all round as frost put paid to a series of matches around the island
St Kilian’s advanced to the boys Leinster Junior B league final with a confident 3-1 victory over Wesley, setting up a date with Sutton Park.
With temperatures dropping, it has probably worked in the women’s EYHL’s favour that the national side is in Spain playing four test matches with plenty of games in Ireland likely to fall foul of the weather conditions
Greg Arrowsmith’s double sent Dublin University into the top half of Leinster men’s Division One to keep alive their outside hopes of reeling in the top three; UCD back on top as Glenanne go through to Mills Cup final
It remains as you were after round 11 of the women’s Leinster Division One with the top five all winning over the bottom five.
Railway Union ended Ards’ incredible run in the National Indoor Trophy as they ran up a 6-1 success over the eight in-a-row chasing Ulster side.
Loreto dethroned UCD in the Irish Senior Cup as Pegasus, Railway and Cork Quins all went through on a busy Saturday of action; check out all the key scores with today’s round-up
Leinster’s top two will likely be the sides to beat in the men’s National Indoor Trophy as the Antrim Forum gears up for its grand finale; Glenanne and Corinthian meet in the Mills Cup while there are two Leinster league games on the card
The top three continued to stretch ahead of the pack in men’s Leinster Division One but not before they endured some nervous moments with UCD salvaging a 4-3 win over Portrane, Corinthian coming back from a deficit while Railway beat Avoca 3-1
Loreto and Old Alex ensured all four of the Jacqui Potter Cup semi-finalists hail from the EY Hockey League as they joined Railway Union and UCD in the final four.
Loreto and Old Alex completed the Jacqui Potter Cup final four; Railway moved top of the men’s Division One table while Kilkenny and Dublin North got their first points since October
All eyes on St Columba’s on Sunday afternoon as the Leinster indoor league reaches the final stages with the men and women’s regional champion set to be confirmed.
UCD return to the men’s Leinster Division One fray on Sunday as they restart their pursuit of the title with a home date against Portrane.
The Jacqui Potter Cup semi-final line-up is taking shape with Railway Union and UCD going through in midweek while the remaining ties take place on Saturday.
Pembroke have two chances of reaching the Jacqui Potter Cup semi-finals next weekend as both their first and second team advanced to the last eight of Leinster’s Senior Cup.