Women’s Division 1

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 | 120 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 | 109 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 | 101 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 | 100 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 | 153 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.

Glenanne – Women’s Division One

Glenanne – Women’s Division One

September 16, 2011 | 181 views | Comments (1)

Bray’s demise has seen some of their big names looking for pastures new and Glenanne have picked up two high quality additions from the situation like Catherine Murray and Cathy Brock

Hermes – Women’s Division One

Hermes – Women’s Division One

September 16, 2011 | 221 views | Leave a comment

A summer of turnover, there are a couple of like-for-like swaps for Mary Logue at Hermes. Significantly, Mary Goode has been enlisted to provide goalkeeper cover for Emma Gray when she is CPP-tied, taking over Nicky King’s role.

Loreto – Women’s Division One

Loreto – Women’s Division One

September 16, 2011 | 159 views | Leave a comment

Three strong additions have helped ease the loss of former international Caitriona Tipping’s to retirement as Lizzie Colvin is back from her Erasmus in the Netherlands with Wassenaar club HGC.

Old Alexandra – Women’s Division One

Old Alexandra – Women’s Division One

September 16, 2011 | 212 views | Comments (1)

Five in, five out is the balance sheet for Old Alex and they have done reasonably from the exchanges but they will hope that their goal threat remains the same.

Pembroke – Women’s Division One

Pembroke – Women’s Division One

September 16, 2011 | 265 views | Leave a comment

Justin Sherriff is looking at pretty much a blank canvas for 2011/12 as several of Pembroke’s established stars are unavailable for one reason or other for the campaign, allowing a promotion from within of youth and second team players.

Railway Union – Women’s Division One

Railway Union – Women’s Division One

September 16, 2011 | 152 views | Leave a comment

A season of near misses for Mick McKinnon’s side, Railway Union went deep in a number of competitions but just a Jacqui Potter Cup was secured. This time, they might be better equipped to handle the regular absences of their Irish players

Three Rock Ladies – Women’s Division One

Three Rock Ladies – Women’s Division One

September 16, 2011 | 183 views | Comments (1)

With precious little time to prepare for Division One, it was an ambitious move to step up with a fortnight of preparations to work with for Geoff Walker.

Trinity College – Women’s Division One

Trinity College – Women’s Division One

September 16, 2011 | 336 views | Leave a comment

After a number years under David Bane’s moulding, Scott Beattie offers a fresh perspective to a side that has increased their competitiveness in recent years.

UCD – Women’s Division One

UCD – Women’s Division One

September 16, 2011 | 377 views | Leave a comment

As a national semi-finalist in both major competitions last term, the addition of 14 players of division one quality means UCD must be contenders on most fronts this term.

Bray ladies pull out of division one; TRL go up

Bray ladies pull out of division one; TRL go up

September 14, 2011 | 80 views | Comments (1)

With upwards of ten players lost from last year’s division one side, Bray have been forced to drop their first team for the upcoming season with Three Rock Ladies taking their place in the top tier in Leinster with immediate effect.

Maguire and Walker secure new coaching jobs

Maguire and Walker secure new coaching jobs

August 4, 2011 | 79 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne have announced the appointment of Dean Maguire as head coach of their ladies first team while Geoff Walker is the new Three Rock ladies coach for the upcoming season

The Hook begins 2011/12 preparations

The Hook begins 2011/12 preparations

July 20, 2011 | 136 views | Comments (5)

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

Reds retain division one status

Reds retain division one status

April 16, 2011 | 66 views | Comments (2)

Susie Geoffroy’s deflected corner strike eventually saw Corinthian maintain division one status as her side notched a corner count into double figures against Three Rock Ladies at Serpentine Avenue.

Hermes win the war but not the battle

Hermes win the war but not the battle

April 9, 2011 | 71 views | Leave a comment

Hermes were confirmed as Leinster division one champions despite losing to UCD with a sterling second half performance at Belfield. It left Loreto a chance of winning women’s division one but only if they won by nine against Railway Union

Hermes ready for Leinster coronation

Hermes ready for Leinster coronation

April 8, 2011 | 164 views | Comments (8)

Barring any last minute miracles, Hermes will be the side to end Railway Union’s two-year reign as Leinster champions on Saturday as they are likely to be formally crowned at Belfield when they play UCD