Women’s Division 1

International returns to bolster big guns hand

International returns to bolster big guns hand

November 26, 2010 | 72 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 | 128 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 | 111 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 | 84 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 | 71 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 | 77 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 | 65 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 | 232 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 | 98 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 | 80 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 | 67 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.

Railway deduction leaves champions playing catch-up

Railway deduction leaves champions playing catch-up

October 22, 2010 | 75 views | Comments (30)

The confirmation of Railway Union’s four-point deduction in midweek for a registration issue means, despite a 100pc record to date, their bid for three in-a-row has been placed firmly on the back foot.

Wilson fires UCD to top of ladies league

Wilson fires UCD to top of ladies league

October 20, 2010 | 77 views | Comments (1)

Laura Wilson’s swept UCD to the top of the women’s division one as her first half corner strike was the deserved reward for the students who coped the better without their international stars at Belfield

News in brief: Daly launches Volunteer Awards

News in brief: Daly launches Volunteer Awards

October 19, 2010 | 204 views | Comments (1)

Daly launches National Awards for Volunteers 2010; UCD face YMCA tonight at Belfield at 7pm; Conor Doyle cycling around Ireland for cystic fibrosis; Trinity vs Hermes Wednesday game off

Pinder fires great escape while Bray beat reds

Pinder fires great escape while Bray beat reds

October 16, 2010 | 110 views | Comments (4)

Glenanne came close to a major upset but two Laura Pinder goals stole the three points for Hermes while Bray got their first win of the season with a 2-1 success over Corinthian

Glens and Town highlight busy weekend

Glens and Town highlight busy weekend

October 14, 2010 | 76 views | Comments (3)

Monkstown’s credentials will undergo severe scrutiny this weekend in Tallaght as they travel to face Glenanne in the Gerry McCabe Cup fixture between the sides occupying the top two rungs of the league. Elsewhere, there is men’s division two; women’s division one and girl’s interprovincial action in the province.

Half-dozen now locked on six points

Half-dozen now locked on six points

October 9, 2010 | 89 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke and Alex picked up their second wins of the season to join a group of six teams at the top of the women’s division one table with Trinity and Glenanne yet to register a point after three fixtures.

Old rivalries and friendships put to IHL test

Old rivalries and friendships put to IHL test

October 8, 2010 | 68 views | Leave a comment

A repeat of last year’s final and a string of former UCC players facing their alma mater mark the card for the first round of the third year of the IHL. The post also links through to a full rundown on the entrants for this edition.

Four-star UCD deliver perfect double weekend

Four-star UCD deliver perfect double weekend

October 3, 2010 | 87 views | Comments (2)

Johnny Harte’s UCD completed a perfect weekend as they kept a second successive clean sheet while piling in the goals at the far end to take the early colours bragging rights ahead of Intervarsities later this month.

Connery grabs vital Hermes goal against Alex

Connery grabs vital Hermes goal against Alex

October 3, 2010 | 186 views | Leave a comment

Hermes and Old Alex recorded single goal wins while Loreto made it two big successes on the spin in women’s division one. Pembroke got off the mark at Bray’s expense whilst Chloe Watkins settled easily into a UCD jersey