The Leinster men’s division one season will take on a condensed look as the back-ended Irish Hockey League season has led to a major overhaul of the domestic calendar.
Six Leinster women’s divisional cup titles were decided at Grange Road on Sunday as the Leinster women’s season came to a close with a bang with Bray, TRL, UCD, Glenanne, Avoca and Loreto all winning titles
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.
With the release of the Leinster men’s early season fixtures, The Hook’s preparations for the new season are also getting underway; we’re hoping you can help support the site as it enters it’s fifth season
The Leinster men’s domestic season will tip off on September 17 with divisions 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 all getting underway following the release of the early season programme on Monday.
Skerries efforts to re-climb the Leinster league ladder took an emphatic step forward as they were the most comprehensive winners of any men’s division, claiming division six with plenty to spare.
A bumper of weekend of finals saw nine titles – four national and five in Leinster – decided in Dublin at the weekend. From a hometown perspective on the national stage, pick of the bunch was Portrane’s victory in the IHC
The Hook celebrated its first Awards Night in Kobra on Leeson Street on Grafton Street, honouring its first seven official award winners at what is hoped to become an annual event
Hermes’ hopes on two of the three fronts they are still fighting will have defining battles in the space 36 hours as they travel north on Saturday to contest their Irish Senior Cup quarter-final
The nominations are in and now it is your chance to have a say in who wins the first Hook Awards as the public vote for Umpire, Coach and Senior men’s and women’s player of the year went live this morning.
Just two Leinster sides remain standing in the men’s Irish Senior Cup as Ulster sides Lisnagarvey and Annadale raided Dublin to ensure there will be a new Irish entrant in the EuroHockey League in the 2011/12 season.
With Leinster and Ulster’s current table-toppers colliding in Milltown, where the provincial balance of power on the club scene lies will be put to the test for the first time this season in the second round of the Irish Senior Cup
The Leinster Branch confirmed on Tuesday night the dates for the three rounds of matches lost to the weather in men’s divisions four to eight with the effect of extending the season by a month.
The cancelations continue this week with tonight’s women’s division one re-fixture between Glenanne and Railway Union called off due to the continuing snow cover around Dublin.
Six cup draws were made by the IHA on Monday afternoon with interesting ties in the men’s and women’s Irish Junior, Trophy and Challenge events becoming apparent.
Jacqui Potter Cup – first round Loreto were the first big name exit from the Jacqui Potter Cup as a side shorn of their international contingent as well as Cathy McKean and Catriona Tipping vacated the competition early on penalty strokes. Last time out it was Bray; this year the resurgent Corinthian were the victors […]
Goals galore in the men’s Irish Hockey Trophy as Suttonians and Weston keep the Leinster flag flying into the quarter-finals. Suttonians produced an incredible 8-3 win over Down which included no less than seven yellow cards and one red. Reuben Holden scored a goal to help his side into a 3-2 lead before being permanently […]
The withdrawals of Skerries and Naas, combined with Kilkenny’s decision to drop their first side down to division four leaves division two with a bare look for the opening weekend of the season. The six remaining teams will play each other three times with the side due to have a bye according to the ‘Blue […]
Neville Cup quarter-finals Corinthian 4 (Lucas Piccioli 2, Davy Carson, Glenn Holmes) Pembroke 2 (Justin Sherriff 2) Corinthian comfortably got past Pembroke to reach the Neville Cup semi-finals, building up a 4-1 lead by half-time, inspired once again by Lucas Piccioli’s trickery. Davy Carson scored against his former club inside two minutes, tapping in after […]
Pembroke have been rocked by what looks a serious Achilles tendon injury to veteran defender Colin Kelly (pictured, left) ahead of their Neville Cup second round tie against Corinthian at Whitechurch Park. His unavailability comes in addition to the players in the Irish panel though David Harte is entitled to return, given the exemptions for […]