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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 | 3,582 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 […]

Rathgar – Women’s Leinster Division 1 preview

Rathgar – Women’s Leinster Division 1 preview

September 23, 2016 | 4,219 views | Comments (1)

The step up to Division One on the back of promotion three years running and with a largely unchanged squad was always going to present the team with a challenge and it certainly did during the 2015/16 season.

Corinthian with Bruton the Division 1 team to catch

Corinthian with Bruton the Division 1 team to catch

September 23, 2016 | 3,666 views | Leave a comment

YMCA and Corinthian look set to be the two leading lights to push for promotion out of Leinster Division One and onward to the men’s EY Hockey League playoffs this season.

Rathgar – Men’s Leinster Division 1 preview

Rathgar – Men’s Leinster Division 1 preview

September 23, 2016 | 3,115 views | Leave a comment

Like most sides in the league, Rathgar are specifically targeting a top three finish in Division 1 and building on the coaching and guidance of Alan Browne from last year.

Rathgar appoint Gray and Meeke to coaching team

Rathgar appoint Gray and Meeke to coaching team

September 14, 2016 | 1,396 views | Leave a comment

Rathgar have announced Sarah Gray as their ladies first team head coach for the 2016/17 season, taking over the reins from Stephen Thompson. Gray steps up from her role as assistant coach last season and will be joined by Irish international Ali Meeke as her assistant on the coaching ticket. It follows a 2015/16 season […]

Bulls blast their way to EYHL playoff place

Bulls blast their way to EYHL playoff place

April 3, 2016 | 1,892 views | Leave a comment

Clontarf secured their place in the EY Hockey League promotion playoffs as they got the win they needed to stave off the threat of YMCA for the third and final berth from Leinster.

Garvey on brink of inaugural EY league title

Garvey on brink of inaugural EY league title

April 1, 2016 | 907 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey stand on the precipice of the inaugural EY Hockey League with a potential win over bottom placed Annadale on Saturday putting them over the line with three games to go.

YM and Tarf battle for EYHL playoff berth; Kilkenny seek to end final hoodoo

YM and Tarf battle for EYHL playoff berth; Kilkenny seek to end final hoodoo

March 18, 2016 | 1,881 views | Leave a comment

Clontarf and YMCA’s EYHL promotion playoff hopes reach critical mass this Saturday with both probably battling it out for the third place from Leinster’s Division 1A; Kilkenny face a big ask if they are to end their final hoodoo in the Irish Trophy final

Glens and Rovers duel for men’s EYHL playoff place

Glens and Rovers duel for men’s EYHL playoff place

March 11, 2016 | 1,765 views |

It’s derby day across the island with three in-province showdowns taking place in the men’s EY Hockey League with Glenanne and Three Rock Rovers meeting in a key game in the playoff race.

Reds win Leinster title and assure playoff place

Reds win Leinster title and assure playoff place

March 7, 2016 | 855 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian claimed the Leinster men’s Division One title with plenty to spare, allowing them to focus on the labyrinthine EY promotion playoff phases.

Loreto land title as playoff race ramps up further

Loreto land title as playoff race ramps up further

March 7, 2016 | 3,706 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 | 3,419 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 | 3,707 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.

Duncan double opens up EYHL playoff race

Duncan double opens up EYHL playoff race

February 24, 2016 | 921 views | Leave a comment

Men’s Leinster Division 1A’s race for the three tickets to EYHL playoffs took a significant turn last night with UCD recording a 4-1 win over YMCA on a bitterly cold night in Milltown.

Reds continue hoodoo over YMCA

Reds continue hoodoo over YMCA

February 21, 2016 | 1,348 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian and Clontarf strengthened their hold on two of three tickets to the EY Hockey League playoffs with wins over YMCA and Avoca, respectively, in Leinster Division 1A.

McKenna fires Corinthian to Mills Cup final return

McKenna fires Corinthian to Mills Cup final return

February 17, 2016 | 3,680 views | Leave a comment

Reigning champions Corinthian will play Pembroke in the Mills Cup final following their respective wins over YMCA and Three Rock Rovers this week, setting up a showdown on St Patrick’s Day at Grange Road; Leinster league round-up

Hermes quickly zoning in on EYHL title; Pegasus look to break winning streak

Hermes quickly zoning in on EYHL title; Pegasus look to break winning streak

February 12, 2016 | 3,659 views | Leave a comment

Hermes dominance over the women’s EY Hockey League is such that they could end the weekend with their rivals needing snookers with five rounds remaining; its a full weekend of ties in the national division while there are five games in Leinster’s top tier, too

Raging Bulls have Corinthian seeing Red with late show

Raging Bulls have Corinthian seeing Red with late show

February 11, 2016 | 1,018 views | Leave a comment

Two goals in the last four minutes saw Clontarf deny Corinthian a third victory in succession in Leinster Division 1A in the most dramatic fashion on Tuesday evening.

O’Donoghue keeps Glens EYHL playoff chances alive

O’Donoghue keeps Glens EYHL playoff chances alive

February 8, 2016 | 4,260 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.

Monkstown get chance to close gap on Lisnagarvey

Monkstown get chance to close gap on Lisnagarvey

February 5, 2016 | 978 views | Leave a comment

The men’s EY Hockey League returns after a seven week winter break with the top two, Lisnagarvey and Monkstown, locking horns in the undoubted highlight; it is part of a promising day 10 of the national league