Women’s Division 1

UCD and Alex maintain unbeaten runs

UCD and Alex maintain unbeaten runs

November 19, 2011 | 359 views | Leave a comment

Sides in the top half all recorded clean sheet wins over the sides in the bottom half to keep the standings as they were as UCD, Alex, Loreto and Hermes all enhanced their

UCD back on top with Hermes victory

UCD back on top with Hermes victory

November 19, 2011 | 220 views | Comments (1)

UCD knocked off another of their major rivals as a goal in each half added another dent to misfiring Hermes’ title retention hopes at Belfield on Thursday night.

No room for sentiment between former club mates as Hermes and UCD face off

No room for sentiment between former club mates as Hermes and UCD face off

November 17, 2011 | 669 views | Comments (1)

Belfield’s bright lights tonight are the stage for the big game in the Leinster women’s weekend as UCD aim to fire another huge body blow to Hermes’ title defence in a fixture brought forward from December 17.

Leinster women’s sides hit the road for tricky Senior Cup ties

Leinster women’s sides hit the road for tricky Senior Cup ties

November 11, 2011 | 420 views | Leave a comment

Following up road-trips to Galway and Belfast, UCD are once again on the road out of town for a formative test as they seem intent on quickly establishing themselves at the island’s team to beat.

Alex schoolgirls get the better of Trinity

Alex schoolgirls get the better of Trinity

November 10, 2011 | 333 views | Leave a comment

Teenage trio Emma Russell, Aisling Naughton and Erika Hinkson netted to keep Old Alex’s top start to the season going, dismissing Trinity at Milltown to move within a point of top spot with a game in hand on top place Railway.

O’Leary strikes to lift reds off bottom

O’Leary strikes to lift reds off bottom

November 5, 2011 | 550 views | Comments (1)

Melissa O’Leary’s late tap-in saw Corinthian skip up the table as they took the spoils from a tight and physical battle at Grange Road against Three Rock Ladies as their corner perseverance finally paid off; Glenanne drew 0-0 with Trinity

Pegasus set to challenge UCD credentials

Pegasus set to challenge UCD credentials

November 4, 2011 | 571 views | Comments (1)

Unbeaten in the Leinster league and intervarsities retained, UCD can well and truly announce themselves on the national stage on Saturday evening on the Malone Road as they travel to Belfast to play national champs Pegasus.

Railway go top of Leinster division one

Railway go top of Leinster division one

October 30, 2011 | 253 views | Leave a comment

Railway picked up a big 3-0 win over Hermes to take pole position in Leinster’s division one in a game brought forward as both sides had their IHL games postponed; Shane O’Donoghue powered UCD into the Neville Cup semis

Rivals return puts Leinster pair on edge

Rivals return puts Leinster pair on edge

October 28, 2011 | 432 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers’ first game on home turf since their return to the Irish Hockey League sees them face a critical date against Pembroke Wanderers with defeat likely to put huge pressure on either side to qualify for the playoffs.

Railway and TRL record seasonal firsts

Railway and TRL record seasonal firsts

October 17, 2011 | 439 views | Comments (18)

Railway Union picked up their first win of the men’s Leinster division one campaign with a 3-1 victory over UCD while Three Rock Ladies nabbed their first point with a tight 0-0 draw with Glenanne on the women’s side

Students show higher learning to pick off big wins

Students show higher learning to pick off big wins

October 10, 2011 | 645 views | Comments (1)

Dublin’s student sides produced the performances of the round as both Trinity and UCD moved into the last 16 of the Irish Senior Cup while eight sides from Leinster remain standing in the competition

Big guns lie in wait as over-hauled UCD face youthful Quins in Cork

Big guns lie in wait as over-hauled UCD face youthful Quins in Cork

October 7, 2011 | 569 views | Leave a comment

With many of the big guns receiving byes to the second round of the ESB Electric Ireland Irish Senior Cup, the majority of ties fall into the banana-skin category rather than that of classic battles.

Quickfire triple propels UCD ladies to the top

Quickfire triple propels UCD ladies to the top

October 3, 2011 | 284 views | Leave a comment

A ten-minute goal blitz in the first half from UCD provided the night’s defining action as the Belfielders stormed to the top of division one with a comfortable win over their colours rivals, Trinity

UCD make major statement with Loreto victory

UCD make major statement with Loreto victory

October 2, 2011 | 496 views | Comments (7)

UCD served a notice of intent with an impressive 4-2 win over Loreto; Hermes were held by Corinthian while Railway were big winners over Glenanne; Alex top the table following their last-gasp win over TRL; Trinity beat Pembroke 1-0

Loreto next in line for new-look students; TRL and Trinity enter the league fray

Loreto next in line for new-look students; TRL and Trinity enter the league fray

September 30, 2011 | 703 views | Leave a comment

For a second week running, UCD’s new batch will face one of the title contenders, looking to rock the provincial apple-cart against Loreto who have edged home in two thrillers to be only side with a 100pc record thus far.

Loreto maintain perfect record; UCD class of 2011/12 get late lesson from McDonnell

Loreto maintain perfect record; UCD class of 2011/12 get late lesson from McDonnell

September 24, 2011 | 395 views | Leave a comment

UCD’s new batch were denied an opening victory by Jean McDonnell’s late penalty corner; Loreto held off Corinthian in a seven-goal cracker to keep their 100pc record; Hermes and Old Alex snagged 2-0 wins over Pembroke and Glenanne

Gelling together the key for Harte’s UCD

Gelling together the key for Harte’s UCD

September 23, 2011 | 484 views | Leave a comment

How well Johnny Harte has managed to marry together his UCD panel is the big imponderable of the second weekend of Leinster women’s division one fixtures as they get their season underway with a huge fixture against Railway Union

New-look Pembroke women start with lively win

New-look Pembroke women start with lively win

September 20, 2011 | 448 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke twice came from behind to steal the points at Whitechurch Park as Justin Sherriff’s new-look side began their season with a smash and grab win over Corinthian in women’s division one

Loreto draw first blood on lively opening day

Loreto draw first blood on lively opening day

September 18, 2011 | 396 views | Leave a comment

Loreto got their season off to a dream start with victory over arch rivals Hermes; with Railway drawing with Old Alex, the Beaufort side share top spot after day one with Glenanne, victors over Corinthian

Corinthian – Women’s Division One

Corinthian – Women’s Division One

September 16, 2011 | 482 views | Leave a comment

Taking over mid-season through a winless campaign was always going to be tough but the reds looked a more competitive outfit toward the end of the 11/12 season.