Leinster

Williamson the Mills hero for Pembroke

Williamson the Mills hero for Pembroke

April 2, 2012 | 347 views | Comments (4)

It was not a wholly savoury Sunday for David Williamson but he overcame a bout of mid-game sickness to be the Pembroke hero, ultimately using his head to heap more pain on Monkstown at Grange Road on Sunday.

Shaw hails incredible season as Glens topple Monkstown on final day

Shaw hails incredible season as Glens topple Monkstown on final day

April 1, 2012 | 2,154 views | Comments (14)

Graham Shaw admitted his side “probably thought the title was out of reach” at Christmas but they bounced back to be the most consistent side in 2012 to claim Glenanne’s sixth title in 12 years with a 3-1 win over Monkstown

Gray and McGilp efforts combine to hand UCD maiden Leinster league crown

Gray and McGilp efforts combine to hand UCD maiden Leinster league crown

April 1, 2012 | 1,962 views | Comments (31)

The combination of Nicola Gray’s penalty corner slap-shot and former Belfielder Caitriona McGilp’s late, late goal for Hermes secured UCD their first ever Leinster division one title.

Leinster Hockey Live – March 31

Leinster Hockey Live – March 31

March 31, 2012 | 260 views | Comments (6)

The final day of the regular season for many, keep track of all the latest from around the province. In men’s division one, the key game is at 2pm when Monkstown play Glenanne; in the women’s, UCD play at lunchtime and Railway at 3.45pm

Railway and UCD vye for women’s title

Railway and UCD vye for women’s title

March 30, 2012 | 2,050 views | Leave a comment

By the time Railway Union take the field at 3.45pm on Saturday, they will now exactly what they need, if anything, to claim their third women’s division one title.

Men’s battle royale for Town and Glens

Men’s battle royale for Town and Glens

March 30, 2012 | 2,788 views | Comments (5)

All eyes on Rathdown on Saturday as once again the men’s Leinster division one title will be settled at the Glenageary venue with a match between Monkstown and Glenanne.

Skerries III claim third successive league title

Skerries III claim third successive league title

March 29, 2012 | 431 views | Comments (3)

Skerries III claimed the Leinster women’s division 12 title last week to add another chapter in one of the most remarkable stories in the province as a team with over 50 children between them made it back-to-back league wins.

Sykes’ Sunday double put Town on top

Sykes’ Sunday double put Town on top

March 27, 2012 | 2,157 views | Comments (11)

A couple of ripping Richard Sykes’ drag flicks in the closing quarter of their date with Pembroke pushed Monkstown to the verge of the Leinster men’s division one title; Glenanne set up a decisive showdown with the Town next Saturday

Walsh has weaponry for memorable Avoca win

Walsh has weaponry for memorable Avoca win

March 26, 2012 | 1,102 views | Comments (8)

Avoca are back in the big time after a six year absence they produced an incredible comeback in the closing 11 minutes of their tie against Dublin University to get the point they required to confirm the success.

Railway hold aces while reds edge out TRL

Railway hold aces while reds edge out TRL

March 26, 2012 | 1,803 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union maintained their lead over UCD going into the final round of the league matches with a strong win over Pembroke; Corinthian condemned TRL to tenth place, making Glenanne safe in the process; Alex tie with Loreto

Leinster Hockey Live – March 24

Leinster Hockey Live – March 24

March 24, 2012 | 233 views | Leave a comment

The penultimate weekend for all the Leinster leagues, it promises to be a vital one for pretty much all the divisions in the pursuit of local glory. Follow the action unfold here

Corinthian set up Friends of Chris Pelow fund

Corinthian set up Friends of Chris Pelow fund

March 23, 2012 | 631 views | Comments (10)

Chris Pelow, 24, underwent surgery in Australia to amputate one of his lower legs in order to prevent the further spread of a synovial sarcoma; to support Chris and his family, Corinthian have set up the Friends of Chris Pelow Fund

Railway seek to cut Loreto out of the loop

Railway seek to cut Loreto out of the loop

March 23, 2012 | 2,392 views | Comments (1)

No matter what Loreto do, three could become two in the women’s Leinster division one title race on Saturday afternoon should Railway Union get the better of Pembroke in the Dublin 4 derby.

Town double-weekend pivotal in title race

Town double-weekend pivotal in title race

March 23, 2012 | 2,396 views | Comments (1)

Amid a rollercoaster of emotions on the international stage, Leinster men’s division one could well produce a winner this weekend, especially after last Monday’s 16th round of matches slipped in under the radar.

Trinity II claim back-to-back league titles

Trinity II claim back-to-back league titles

March 22, 2012 | 1,264 views | Comments (2)

Trinity ladies second eleven claimed back to back league titles on Bank Holiday Monday as Skerries 2-1 victory over Muckross put them in an unassailable position at the top of division three.

Avoca zone in on promotion and title

Avoca zone in on promotion and title

March 22, 2012 | 1,272 views | Comments (21)

Sean Walsh’s hat-trick propelled Avoca to within a point of reclaiming division one status as they had too much in the tank for Mullingar on Wednesday night.

O’Donoghue fires late bullet to Glens’ hopes

O’Donoghue fires late bullet to Glens’ hopes

March 21, 2012 | 1,989 views | Leave a comment

A potentially pivotal day in the men’s Leinster division one title race, Pembroke and Glenanne were both held to draws while Monkstown took advantage; the relegation places looked to become more clear-cut

Suttonians back into second place

Suttonians back into second place

March 21, 2012 | 1,024 views | Comments (1)

Suttonians moved back into second place as they took advantage of Trinity’s loss to Weston on Bank Holiday Monday, getting the better of Portrane 5-0

TRR claim third U-16 title in four years; Alex and Hermes also junior Jacqui Potter winners

TRR claim third U-16 title in four years; Alex and Hermes also junior Jacqui Potter winners

March 21, 2012 | 528 views | Comments (1)

Bank Holiday Monday saw a host of finals at Grange Road with the U-16 boys and girls finals showcasing some of the best in club hockey at an underage level with TRR, Old Alex and Hermes taking home silverware

Five alive for Irish women after early scare

Five alive for Irish women after early scare

March 17, 2012 | 619 views | Comments (1)

Ireland’s women survived an early fright to get their Athlon FIH Road to London campaign underway with a 5-1 win over France in Beerschot, Belgium