Women’s Division 1

Hermes win the war but not the battle

Hermes win the war but not the battle

April 9, 2011 | 2,517 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 | 3,081 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

The Hook celebrates first Awards Night

The Hook celebrates first Awards Night

April 5, 2011 | 8,695 views | Comments (6)

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

Logue masterminds Hermes’ win to virtually secure division one

Logue masterminds Hermes’ win to virtually secure division one

April 4, 2011 | 2,298 views | Comments (2)

Hermes all but secured women’s division one in Belfield tonight as Mary Logue got her tactics spot on to inflict Railway Union’s first on-field Leinster league defeat with a goal in each half while Loreto drew at Old Alex

Hermes’ treble ambitions face double threat

Hermes’ treble ambitions face double threat

April 1, 2011 | 2,418 views | Leave a comment

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

Meeke double keeps Loreto fighting

Meeke double keeps Loreto fighting

March 29, 2011 | 2,101 views | Leave a comment

Loreto kept their title hopes in their own hands as they ground out a victory over Old Alex despite shipping quite a bit of pressure at Beaufort on Monday night.

Russell triple underpins stunning Hermes win

Russell triple underpins stunning Hermes win

March 27, 2011 | 2,164 views | Leave a comment

Emma Russell’s first senior hat-trick kept Hermes at the top of division one, inflicting a serious blow to an off-key Loreto’s title ambitions while Railway, UCD and Alex also won. Trinity and Bray stay in a battle for eighth following their draw

International absentees to test top trio

International absentees to test top trio

March 25, 2011 | 2,584 views | Comments (5)

Round one in the three-part mini-series that is likely to decide the destination of the Leinster women’s division one receives an early evening showcase on Saturday as Hermes and Loreto tip off at the novel time of 6pm in UCD.

Have your say in the Hook Awards!

Have your say in the Hook Awards!

March 24, 2011 | 80,225 views | Comments (8)

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.

Railway remain on track in five contests

Railway remain on track in five contests

March 23, 2011 | 1,904 views | Leave a comment

Railway moved back up to second in women’s division one with a 3-1 success against Old Alex, making it five wins in five days for their first and second panel; UCD meanwhile moved back ahead of Alex with victory over Corinthian

Corners key for Alex in race for fourth

Corners key for Alex in race for fourth

March 20, 2011 | 2,699 views | Comments (1)

Handsome wins for Old Alex and Glenanne strengthened their positions in the women’s Leinster division one table while Corinthian kept alive a mathematical of avoiding bottom place with a fightback against Trinity

Hermes and Loreto reprise 2010 showdown

Hermes and Loreto reprise 2010 showdown

March 18, 2011 | 2,547 views | Leave a comment

For a second year running, Hermes and Loreto showdown for the second place in the women’s Pool A IHL semi-finals after Pegasus took the first spot last week. UCD are already home and hosed and Railway are set to join them

Railway’s McKinnon back on familiar turf

Railway’s McKinnon back on familiar turf

March 11, 2011 | 2,443 views | Leave a comment

At the business end of the women’s IHL group stages, Railway Union and Armagh can go a long way to securing their place in the playoffs this weekend should either take victory from their meeting on Saturday.

McGilp strikes thrice as College back in fourth

McGilp strikes thrice as College back in fourth

March 11, 2011 | 2,468 views | Leave a comment

UCD produced a brilliant first half performance to move back into fourth place in the standing while Bray’s fourth loss in succession means they are not out of the woods just yet in terms of the promotion/relegation playoff place.

Women’s title going ever closer to the wire

Women’s title going ever closer to the wire

March 6, 2011 | 2,969 views | Leave a comment

Another series of wins for the leading three means the title race is as you were; Pembroke and Bray played out a thriller and Corinthian were denied by Alex; Leinster sides dominate the women’s IJC while TRL into IHT semi-finals

Slip-ups not order of day for leading three

Slip-ups not order of day for leading three

March 4, 2011 | 2,457 views | Leave a comment

There is a slight sense of the calm before the storm as the final month of the season features a series of face-offs between the leading trio of Hermes, Loreto and Railway Union.

Hermes and Loreto maintain pace at the top

Hermes and Loreto maintain pace at the top

February 28, 2011 | 2,689 views | Leave a comment

In Railway’s absence, Hermes and Loreto picked off a win a piece as the three sides remain locked in battle; Trinity held out Glenanne while UCD recorded a pair of wins, one in the league and the other to reach the Jacqui Potter final

School’s out for Bray as Hermes go top

School’s out for Bray as Hermes go top

February 24, 2011 | 2,082 views | Leave a comment

School’s half-term served Hermes well in Bray as they became the third side in four days to hold premier position in division one, nabbing the lead off Railway after just a few days on top.

Deacon double blows title race open

Deacon double blows title race open

February 22, 2011 | 2,962 views | Leave a comment

Loreto’s charge hit its first serious road-block as Railway Union re-opened the title race at Park Avenue as the hosts showed a more economical touch at either end to record their seventh successive win.

Hermes and Railway keep the pressure on

Hermes and Railway keep the pressure on

February 20, 2011 | 2,533 views | Leave a comment

Hermes and Railway Union moved within striking distance at the top of division one as Loreto were engaged in Irish Senior Cup action while Pembroke got the best of Trinity