Women’s Division 1

Emerging Alex hope to add Loreto scalp

Emerging Alex hope to add Loreto scalp

October 4, 2013 | 814 views | Leave a comment

With IHL sides meeting at both Milltown and Belfield and well-matched ties in North Kildare and Tallaght, round two of the Leinster women’s leagues can give a big idea of many side’s seasonal potential

Hinkson fires Alex to big opening day victory

Hinkson fires Alex to big opening day victory

September 29, 2013 | 1,139 views | Comments (2)

Alex see off Hermes with a single strike; Railway, Pembroke, Loreto and UCD pick up strong wins on the first day of the Leinster women’s division one season

The women’s season starts here; full Leinster division one preview

The women’s season starts here; full Leinster division one preview

September 27, 2013 | 1,625 views | Leave a comment

A massive seven clubs start the Leinster women’s division one clubs start the season under new coaches with four of last year’s top five under new bosses; full run-down of all the Leinster women’s division one clubs

Corinthian

Corinthian

September 27, 2013 | 801 views | Comments (1)

The youth system remains the main route for growth in Colm Blennerhassett’s Corinthian squad with the likelihood Ailish Long, Hannah MacKay, Steph Burns and Ailbhe Marsh will play a greater role in the first team panel this season

Glenanne

Glenanne

September 27, 2013 | 922 views | Comments (1)

Kieran Bolger’s division one coaching debut sees Glenanne add a couple of good up and coming names to their panel with Leinster underage player Saoire O’Donoghue a strong addition

Hermes

Hermes

September 27, 2013 | 631 views | Comments (1)

An eye-catching new coaching appointment, double-Olympian Jaimee Claxton – with fellow New Zealander Beth Smith assisting her – makes for very interesting times around Booterstown

Loreto

Loreto

September 27, 2013 | 737 views | Comments (1)

Loreto start the season already badly hit by injuries with current international player Lizzie Colvin and past international player Cathy McKean out for the season with cruciate knee injuries.

North Kildare

North Kildare

September 27, 2013 | 760 views | Comments (1)

Perhaps the biggest signing has been their additions on the coaching front. Mick McKinnon has come in a “consultant” for the season as part of an overall club development plan with Dean Maguire and Rowland Rixon-Fuller offering their coaching expertise

Old Alex

Old Alex

September 27, 2013 | 771 views | Leave a comment

Didi Cole may yet add to his Old Alex team over the course of the season but, for now, he will primarily be looking for the Milltown club to figure in the top five while progressing their young charges.

Pembroke

Pembroke

September 27, 2013 | 860 views | Comments (1)

The most active side in the summer, Keith Crawford and Chris Tyrrell’s main task over a comprehensive preseason was to work out where everyone fits in.

Railway Union

Railway Union

September 27, 2013 | 796 views | Leave a comment

After six years under Mick McKinnon, Nasir Munir has big boots to fill and will bring a very new method to Park Avenue.

UCD

UCD

September 27, 2013 | 870 views | Comments (1)

The students push for three Leinster league titles in-a-row has once again drawn many of the country’s young stars to Belfield with several strong new names into the mix

Trinity

Trinity

September 27, 2013 | 778 views | Leave a comment

A decent intake has given Trinity cause for optimism and rebirth after a couple of years of upheaval with a wholescale graduates move to Pembroke almost complete.

Didi Cole takes on Old Alex coaching reins

Didi Cole takes on Old Alex coaching reins

August 15, 2013 | 228 views | Comments (4)

Old Alex have confirmed Didi Cole as their first team coach for the upcoming season, taking over from Miles Warren for the 2013/14 season.

Hermes answer two-time Olympic Claxton call

Hermes answer two-time Olympic Claxton call

July 24, 2013 | 284 views | Leave a comment

Hermes hockey club have announced two-time Olympian Jaimee Claxton will be their first team coach for the upcoming season.

Loreto claim second on low-key final day of Leinster league season

Loreto claim second on low-key final day of Leinster league season

March 25, 2013 | 183 views | Leave a comment

Loreto claimed second place in women’s Leinster division one as a pair of second half goals saw them get the better of Hermes 2-0 in Beaufort last Saturday.

Delany strike sees Railway Union complete the trophy set with controlled Irish Senior win

Delany strike sees Railway Union complete the trophy set with controlled Irish Senior win

March 24, 2013 | 357 views | Comments (1)

Zara Delany’s superb second half goal saw Railway Union claim the Electric Ireland Irish Senior Cup for the first time at an icy Belfield in thrilling fashion to see off UCD 3-2

UCD stand on precipice of back to back titles

UCD stand on precipice of back to back titles

March 14, 2013 | 98 views | Comments (3)

The final throes of Leinster women’s division one look set to be played out this evening as UCD face varsity rivals Trinity (7.15pm, Belfield), already consigned to tenth place, with a win confirming back to back titles.

Critical Collins goal eases nerves for bottom quartet

Critical Collins goal eases nerves for bottom quartet

March 10, 2013 | 96 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke’s crucial 1-0 win over Trinity confirmed who the playoff side will be at the bottom with Corinthian, North Kildare, Glenanne and Pembroke all safe now; UCD on the brink as Railway and Loreto cling on to outside chance

Fully stocked UCD well placed to complete job

Fully stocked UCD well placed to complete job

March 8, 2013 | 130 views | Leave a comment

Having negotiated the international break the best of anyone, UCD find themselves in a golden position to close out the Leinster women’s division one title with their full boat available.