Women’s Division 1

Loreto and Pegasus finally set to lock horns

Loreto and Pegasus finally set to lock horns

February 18, 2011 | 3,101 views | Leave a comment

Anticipation has heightened the tension as Loreto are finally set to travel to Pegasus for the highlight of the weekend, looking to overturn their

Symmons’ double shoots Loreto clear of Hermes

Symmons’ double shoots Loreto clear of Hermes

February 12, 2011 | 1,952 views | Leave a comment

Loreto moved into a commanding position at the top of division one, taking a four-point lead with a game in hand as they won their re-arranged showdown with Hermes. They did it the hard way, going 1-0 down early on.

National indoor titles up for grabs in Tallaght

National indoor titles up for grabs in Tallaght

February 10, 2011 | 4,303 views | Leave a comment

After six Sundays of group matches, the National Indoor Trophy reaches its second finals weekend in the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght with 12 sides fighting it out for the men’s and women’s honours.

Loreto sneak ninth successive league win

Loreto sneak ninth successive league win

February 7, 2011 | 2,593 views | Comments (3)

Loreto squeaked to their ninth successive victory of the Leinster league campaign courtesy of Nikki Symmons’ brilliant reverse-stick goal, denying an impressive showing from Corinthian at Whitechurch Park.

Glens into seventh as rest of division tied up

Glens into seventh as rest of division tied up

February 6, 2011 | 2,874 views | Comments (1)

Glenanne were the big winners as the non-IHL sides jockeyed for position. Their 2-0 success over Pembroke moved them up a place while the rest of the sides who played drew, Alex moving into fourth after a 0-0 stalemate at Trinity

Hermes-Pegasus contest mythological battle

Hermes-Pegasus contest mythological battle

February 4, 2011 | 4,218 views | Comments (8)

One of the enduring inter-provincial rivalries, Hermes and Pegasus fight for the right to lead Pool A of the women’s ESB Irish Hockey League when they meet in Belfast on Sunday

Railway’s Speers shakes up students

Railway’s Speers shakes up students

February 2, 2011 | 2,091 views | Leave a comment

Alex Speers’ hat-trick under-pinned another high-scoring win for Railway Union as their ominous run of form continues since the turn of the year in Leinster’s division one.

Loreto survive big Bray scare yet again

Loreto survive big Bray scare yet again

January 29, 2011 | 3,121 views | Comments (4)

Bray came within moments of breaking Loreto’s perfect run thus far in women’s division one but the ISC holders remain an ominous presence close to the top. Railway, UCD, Hermes and Glenanne were the other winners

Glenanne and Corinthian contest vital dust-up

Glenanne and Corinthian contest vital dust-up

January 28, 2011 | 3,119 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne’s battle with Corinthian looks set to be the vital tie this weekend in women’s Leinster’s division one as a potential automatic relegation looks a possibility for the first time in a number of years.

Delany double moves Railway fourth

Delany double moves Railway fourth

January 24, 2011 | 2,189 views | Leave a comment

Railway moved back into the top four in division one for the first time since being docked four points as Zara Delany scored her first two goals since returning from over a year out injured. Pembroke and Trinity drew in Santry.

Loreto seeking to clip Pegasus’ wings

Loreto seeking to clip Pegasus’ wings

January 21, 2011 | 2,636 views | Comments (3)

Should all ties get the go-ahead, Loreto’s trip to Pegasus is the undoubted pick of the round in the women’s ESB Irish Senior Cup as Leinster’s last remaining 100pc record faces the Ulster queen-pins.

Draw brings chasers back into title mix

Draw brings chasers back into title mix

January 16, 2011 | 2,473 views | Leave a comment

Injury-hit Old Alex grasped a point from their tie with Hermes, reducing their lead from four points to two over the chasers. Loreto, UCD and Railway all took advantage while Pembroke also won. In the IJC, Randalstown vacated their crown

Chasers hoping for Alexandrian favour

Chasers hoping for Alexandrian favour

January 14, 2011 | 5,182 views | Leave a comment

For the chasing pack, Railway Union, UCD and Loreto will be hoping Old Alex can do them – and themselves a favour to dent Hermes’ run in the league.

Mills and Potter Cups steer clear of shock value

Mills and Potter Cups steer clear of shock value

January 9, 2011 | 2,619 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 | 2,463 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 | 3,535 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 | 4,773 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 | 2,464 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 | 6,513 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 | 14,990 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.