Women’s Division 1

Women’s top trio keep 100pc records alive

Women’s top trio keep 100pc records alive

November 20, 2010 | 262 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 | 424 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 | 322 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 | 490 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 | 149 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 | 643 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 | 549 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 | 458 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 | 232 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 | 394 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 | 405 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 | 677 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 | 471 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 | 435 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 | 354 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 | 417 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 | 296 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 | 665 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

Student’s gunning for Fresh’ approach

Student’s gunning for Fresh’ approach

October 1, 2010 | 418 views | Leave a comment

Fresher’s week done and dusted, UCD and Trinity endure a double-weekend to get their season up-and-running, facing their league openers on Saturday before facing each other in their back match on Sunday in Santry.

Title challenger’s make statement of intent

Title challenger’s make statement of intent

September 26, 2010 | 342 views | Leave a comment

Four comprehensive wins saw Old Alex, Hermes, Loreto and Railway Union all show their intentions for the new women’s division one season with Munster newcomers already showing their value