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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.
Having ousted Trinity in emphatic fashion, Queen’s University will aim to shoot down a large contingent of DUHC old boys in the second round of the men’s Irish Hockey Trophy as they were drawn to face Rathgar.
On a bumper day of draws, clubs from all over the country found out their national fate as the initial rounds of the Irish Junior Cup, Irish Hockey Trophy and Irish Hockey Challenge competitions were decided.
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.
Five more domestic cup titles were decided last weekend in Leinster on the men’s and women’s sides; here is a brief round-up of the action
Glenanne have developed some last minute jitters but there was enough in their second half performance on Wednesday night against Corinthian to suggest they will take the one point they need for the men’s division one title
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
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.