Women’s Division 1

Corinthian ladies announce coach de Jong

Corinthian ladies announce coach de Jong

August 15, 2010 | 444 views | Comments (2)

Corinthian’s ladies have announced the appointment of former Three Rock and Clontarf boss Harold de Jong as first team coach for the coming season. Speaking about the signing, a club statement said: “his vast experience and knowledge of the game both in Ireland and internationally will be a huge asset to the club. “His appointment […]

Logue to coach Hermes: Leinster coaching news

Logue to coach Hermes: Leinster coaching news

June 21, 2010 | 107 views | Leave a comment

* Hermes have appointed Mary Logue as their head coach for the upcoming season, making the switch after a couple of seasons with UCD in which she helped the club win the Irish Senior Cup and return to the Irish Hockey League. She also coached Ireland’s U-18 selection in the European A division last year […]

Bray ladies on lookout for first team coach

Bray ladies on lookout for first team coach

June 10, 2010 | 77 views | Leave a comment

Bray ladies are on the look-out for a new coach following Johnny Harte’s decision to step down from the role. The club are looking for someone with good technical and interpersonal skills and someone who can commit fully to coaching a division one side. Candidates would preferably have coaching experience at this level. Anyone with […]

Pembroke ladies climb three places

Pembroke ladies climb three places

April 18, 2010 | 65 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Division One: Pembroke 1 (Karen Hales) Old Alex 0; Loreto 2 (Sarah O’Meara, Catriona Tipping) Glenanne 0 Pembroke ended a difficult season with a positive boost as they jumped from ninth to sixth on the final weekend of Leinster division one, courtesy of Karen Hales’ second half, straight corner strike against Old Alex on […]

McDonnell cracker seals back-to-back success

McDonnell cracker seals back-to-back success

April 10, 2010 | 71 views | Comments (1)

Hermes 0 Railway Union 1 (Jean McDonnell) Jean McDonnell’s strike ten minutes from time handed Railway Union back-to-back women’s Leinster division one crowns as she struck a brilliant winner to end Hermes title aspirations. She took her chance brilliantly, latching onto a crash ball on the 25, drifting from right to left to round Emma […]

D-day for Leinster women's division one

D-day for Leinster women's division one

April 9, 2010 | 62 views | Leave a comment

While the season is now set for an extra week, Saturday is very much D-day in women’s division one as Hermes host Railway Union in the long anticipated title decider at 2pm in St Andrew’s. Hermes are the only side in any competition to beat Railway in any competition this term and their rivalry has […]

Stylish Railway set up title decider

Stylish Railway set up title decider

April 7, 2010 | 56 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Division One: UCD 0 Railway Union 2 (Jean McDonnell, Cecelia Joyce) A goal in each half from a dominant Railway Union meant the season, as long looked the case, will come down to the meeting with Hermes on Saturday afternoon. Bar one Lisa Jacob reverse and two corners, Helen Stevenson was a bystander as […]

Railway face student tester tonight

Railway face student tester tonight

April 7, 2010 | 37 views | Leave a comment

After a couple of weeks break, the crucial endgame in women’s division one begins tonight at Belfield as Railway Union face a tester against UCD in their bid to retain the title. The Park Avenue side dismissed the students in the Jacqui Potter Cup in some style back in January but, with European concerns on […]

Railway back into share of lead

Railway back into share of lead

March 31, 2010 | 64 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Division One: Bray 0 Railway Union 4 (Emer Dillon 2, Sinead Walsh, Cecelia Joyce) Railway Union scored twice in each half last night to keep their title charge in full working order, condemning Bray to a promotion/relegation play-off. All four goals came from play, Sinead Walsh breaking the deadlock before Cecelia Joyce (pictured) added […]

Hermes nudge ahead once more

Hermes nudge ahead once more

March 21, 2010 | 100 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Division One: Hermes 4 (Gillian Pinder, Aine Connery, Deirdre Duke, Christine Quinlan) Trinity 0 Hermes pushed their noses back in front as they ended Trinity’s season in emphatic style, breaking down a dogged defensive performance to assert their title claims. Gillian Pinder’s corner goal was the only strike of the first half before Chloe […]

Title retains focus as IHL places decided

Title retains focus as IHL places decided

March 20, 2010 | 98 views | Comments (1)

Women’s Division One: Corinthian 1 (Susie Geoffroy) Hermes 5 (Elaine O’Neill, Juliette King-Hall, Deirdre Duke, Aoife Harte, Anna O’Flanagan) With the majority of loose ends being all but tied up today, the most important issue remains anybody’s guess as both Railway and Hermes fulfilled their part of the bargain to stay neck-and-neck in the title […]

Hermes hoping for double delight

Hermes hoping for double delight

March 19, 2010 | 75 views | Comments (3)

On another hectic weekend of hockey, Hermes will hope to rebuild an advantage at the top of division one as they finish both Corinthian and Trinity’s season’s this weekend. Neither side have much to play for bar staking a claim for sixth spot in the final standings, a finishing point which would signify decent progress […]

Wilson double further dents Loreto hopes

Wilson double further dents Loreto hopes

March 15, 2010 | 69 views | Comments (2)

Women’s Division One: UCD 3 (Laura Wilson 2, Lisa Jacob) Loreto 3 (Ali Meeke, Nikki Symmons, Niamh Small) Laura Wilson (pictured) secured a more than useful point for UCD at Belfield tonight, further damaging Loreto’s remote hopes of catching Railway and Hermes in the Leinster league title race. After three early corners for UCD, Loreto […]

Railway maintain Div One title charge

Railway maintain Div One title charge

March 14, 2010 | 51 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Leinster Division One: Railway Union 4 (Nikki Evans 2, Patricia O’Dwyer, Kate Dillon) Trinity 0 Railway moved back into a share of the lead at the top of division one as they had too much for Trinity at Park Avenue. Nikki Evans’ reverse was all that separated the sides at half-time but her second, […]

Hermes benefit from title rivals draw

Hermes benefit from title rivals draw

March 7, 2010 | 126 views | Comments (8)

Women’s Division One: Saturday: Hermes 1 (Deirdre Duke) Old Alex 0 Deirdre Duke’s goal five minutes before half-time was enough to extend Hermes lead at the top of division one to three points, taking advantage of their two title rivals Railway and Loreto’s draw. She rounded off from close range after Chloe Watkins was cut […]

International concerns hinder Loreto title bid

International concerns hinder Loreto title bid

March 5, 2010 | 84 views | Leave a comment

Once again, Loreto must endeavour to keep their tilt at the Leinster division one crown afloat without their international contingent as they host Railway Union at Beaufort. Louisa Healy, Nikki Symmons (right), Niamh Small and Lizzie Colvin are the absentees this time at the Celtic Cup while Nicci Daly is available for selection. The quartet […]

UCD dampen Trinity IHL hopes

UCD dampen Trinity IHL hopes

February 25, 2010 | 84 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Division One: Trinity 0 UCD 1 (Rachel Burke) UCD advanced their claims for an automatic IHL place while severely denting their varsity rivals Trinity as Rachel Burke struck seven minutes from time at Santry last night. The result moves UCD up to fourth in the rankings, two clear of Alex with a game in […]

Duke double gives Hermes impetus

Duke double gives Hermes impetus

February 24, 2010 | 50 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Division One: Hermes 3 (Deirdre Duke 2, Anna O’Flanagan) Loreto 1 (Nikki Keegan) Hermes returned to the top of division one as they sped into a rapid 3-0 lead inside the first 20 minutes and held off a game but heavily understrength Loreto. It meant what usually is a season-defining tie was turned into […]

Midweek clashes provide vital challenges

Midweek clashes provide vital challenges

February 23, 2010 | 66 views | Leave a comment

Weather permitting, midweek could provide a couple of twists in the women’s and men’s division one title races as well as posing a tough tester for Suttonians in their pursuit of the division two crown. Hermes and Loreto on Tuesday night (8.15pm, Belfield) is a vital fixture with a win for either side returning them […]

Alex inches away from Trin win

Alex inches away from Trin win

February 20, 2010 | 89 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Division One: Trinity 0 Old Alex 0 Sylvia O’Mahony came within centimetres of making Old Alex’s place in the top five a done deal but her late touch from Aoife Budd’s pass hit the inside of the Santry post, meaning there is just a sliver of hope that Trinity can overhaul the Milltown club […]