Women’s Division 1

Mills and Potter Cups steer clear of shock value

Mills and Potter Cups steer clear of shock value

January 9, 2011 | 138 views | Comments (20)

On catch-up Sunday, the form guide proved accurate as Glenanne and Railway’s men and Hermes in the Jacqui Potter advanced in their Leinster senior cups, Armagh and Trinity made it to the indoor playoffs but Loreto were frustrated yet again

Alex left to fret despite Glens’ win

Alex left to fret despite Glens’ win

January 8, 2011 | 197 views | Leave a comment

The women’s division one table split into two very distinct halves as Hermes, Alex, Railway and UCD all won; the latter were pushed the hardest by Bray while Loreto lost ground as their game with Corinthian was called off due to frost

Leinster leaders hope for fixture decongestion

Leinster leaders hope for fixture decongestion

January 7, 2011 | 180 views | Leave a comment

How the top sides cope with the slings and arrows of fortune in 2011 will be the decisive factor in deciding the destination of the Leinster division one title with external factors testing coach’s desires for a consistent panel.

Loreto and Hermes explore all options

Loreto and Hermes explore all options

December 17, 2010 | 172 views | Comments (2)

Loreto and Hermes will give themselves every chance to lock swords tomorrow in what could prove an explosive battle as the top two fight for the right for the Christmas number one spot.

Hermes beat the weather to go top

Hermes beat the weather to go top

December 12, 2010 | 104 views | Comments (12)

On another weather-hit weekend, Hermes were rewarded for their pitch-clearing efforts with three points against UCD and a return to the top of division one; UCD won in the Jacqui Potter while TRR go through in the men’s IJC.

Icy conditions see third week of cancellations: updated

Icy conditions see third week of cancellations: updated

December 10, 2010 | 64 views | Comments (5)

The Leinster Ladies Hockey Union and the men’s Leinster Branch of the IHA have made the decision to call off all fixtures on Saturday.

Leinster authorities make early cancellation call

Leinster authorities make early cancellation call

December 3, 2010 | 251 views | Comments (8)

The Leinster Ladies Hockey Union and the men’s Leinster Branch of the Irish Hockey Association yesterday took the early decision to call off all fixtures under their jurisdiction for Saturday and Sunday.

IHL fixtures called off as big freeze continues

IHL fixtures called off as big freeze continues

December 1, 2010 | 197 views | Comments (6)

The cancelations continue this week with tonight’s women’s division one re-fixture between Glenanne and Railway Union called off due to the continuing snow cover around Dublin.

Snow wipes out majority of fixtures

Snow wipes out majority of fixtures

November 27, 2010 | 134 views | Comments (15)

Overnight snow and the subsequent hazardous driving conditions have caused widespread cancelations to the domestic and national fixture schedule.

International returns to bolster big guns hand

International returns to bolster big guns hand

November 26, 2010 | 145 views | Leave a comment

With CPP players back in contention for starting places, Loreto against Old Alex looks the pick of the ties in the women’s division one this weekend with several players likely to make a comeback.

Loreto come up trumps with sixth success

Loreto come up trumps with sixth success

November 22, 2010 | 183 views | Leave a comment

Loreto were the big winners over the weekend as they adapted best on Sunday to the absence of their international contingent, winning twice, with Sunday’s 2-0 triumph over UCD making them the last side standing with a 100pc record.

Women’s top trio keep 100pc records alive

Women’s top trio keep 100pc records alive

November 20, 2010 | 134 views | Leave a comment

Hermes, Loreto and UCD all won for the fifth successive time to keep a share of the lead in women’s division one. Hermes were the big winners with Jenny Burke scoring twice within four minutes of her return

International rest weekend makes for unpredictable ties

International rest weekend makes for unpredictable ties

November 19, 2010 | 122 views | Leave a comment

The first rest weekend for the CPP means that some otherwise huge ties in Leinster division one will be played without international stars.

Honours even between Bray and Glenanne

Honours even between Bray and Glenanne

November 7, 2010 | 105 views | Leave a comment

A share of the spoils at Bray saw the hosts move up a place ahead of Pembroke with their seventh point of the season while Glenanne end the weekend as they started, eighth and three clear of the bottom pairing of Corinthian and Trinity.

Alex youngsters power Milltown side to tie at top

Alex youngsters power Milltown side to tie at top

November 7, 2010 | 124 views | Leave a comment

Old Alex produced a golden first half to sweep into a 4-0 lead and never looked back against Pembroke to move into a share of first place while Corinthian and Trinity both get off the mark for the season. Muckross advance in the IHT.

Loreto and Pegs’ tie underpins Pool A

Loreto and Pegs’ tie underpins Pool A

November 5, 2010 | 71 views | Leave a comment

The Loreto, Hermes and Pegasus axis has its first Pool A showdown of the season this weekend in the highlight of the IHL action at Beaufort this weekend. 2009 champions Loreto will be looking for revenge over Pegs for their loss last season, a result key to their elimination.

King returns as Hermes deny Trin

King returns as Hermes deny Trin

October 31, 2010 | 323 views | Leave a comment

Without five internationals, Hermes were made to work hard for their three points in Santry as Nikki King made a return to the goalkeeper’s smock for the first time since the 2006/7 season.

Students stay top as perfect start continues

Students stay top as perfect start continues

October 30, 2010 | 189 views | Leave a comment

UCD were pushed the hardest of the unbeaten sides, getting the better of Pembroke. Railway are back into the top five after their points deduction while Alex and Loreto cruised to 4-0 wins

Varsity momentum vital for UCD

Varsity momentum vital for UCD

October 29, 2010 | 125 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Division One preview: Five games in three days could well take its toll as the growth of Johnny Harte’s UCD into the season will be put to the test tomorrow against an improving Pembroke side.

Railway bounce back as Loreto move top

Railway bounce back as Loreto move top

October 26, 2010 | 89 views | Leave a comment

Railway bounced back from their four-point deduction with a strong second half against Pembroke while Loreto continue to impress and Glenanne are off the mark.