Women’s Division 1

Glenanne – Women’s Division One preview

Glenanne – Women’s Division One preview

September 24, 2010 | 442 views | Leave a comment

In the mini-league from sixth to ninth, Glenanne’s prospects look reasonably strong under the tutelage of Guy Garrett with three decent additions to the panel.

Hermes – Women’s Division One preview

Hermes – Women’s Division One preview

September 24, 2010 | 606 views | Leave a comment

Hermes proved the most active in the transfer market this summer, benefitting from the CPP and the move from Cork of Sinead McCarthy and Audrey O’Flynn to bolster the backline.

Loreto – Women’s Division One preview

Loreto – Women’s Division One preview

September 24, 2010 | 244 views | Comments (1)

An excellent preseason with wins over Greenfields, Pembroke and Railway Union and a draw with Hermes under the new stewardship of Gareth Evans and Graham Shaw means Loreto are bubbling nicely going into the new season.

Old Alex – Women’s Division One preview

Old Alex – Women’s Division One preview

September 24, 2010 | 394 views | Leave a comment

Another one of the big movers in the summer, the slightly surprising capture – given the lack of IHL hockey – of Shirley McCay is a big boon for the duo of Miles Warren and Ivan Ovington.

Pembroke – Women’s Division One preview

Pembroke – Women’s Division One preview

September 24, 2010 | 633 views | Leave a comment

The restructuring of the Pembroke side under Justin Sherriff following Natalie Fulton’s tenure as coach means he will take a while to work out his strongest squad.

Railway Union – Women’s Division One preview

Railway Union – Women’s Division One preview

September 24, 2010 | 334 views | Leave a comment

Like for like replacements of their three major departees and some international additions see Railway with plenty of talent in their midst for the coming season.

Trinity – Women’s Division One preview

Trinity – Women’s Division One preview

September 24, 2010 | 558 views | Leave a comment

Minimal turnover in student terms with graduates Caoimhe Costigan and Christine Boyle sees David Bane continue to mould a young team with plenty of scope to push for an IHL place.

UCD – Women’s Division One preview

UCD – Women’s Division One preview

September 24, 2010 | 373 views | Comments (1)

Four strong signings – most notable Chloe Watkins and Niamh Atcheler – will give UCD the boost they need as they adjust to life after Lisa Jacob, captain of the ISC winning side of 2009.

Evans and Shaw team up at Loreto

Evans and Shaw team up at Loreto

August 30, 2010 | 245 views | Leave a comment

Gareth Evans and Graham Shaw will team up to take care of Loreto for the upcoming season as they bid to retain their Irish Senior Cup and prepare for a second successive European campaign.

Sherriff takes on Pembroke ladies coaching reins

Sherriff takes on Pembroke ladies coaching reins

August 28, 2010 | 323 views | Leave a comment

Justin Sherriff will coach Pembroke’s ladies in division one in the coming season, hoping to transfer the lessons learned from his glittering playing career to the training field.

Corinthian ladies announce coach de Jong

Corinthian ladies announce coach de Jong

August 15, 2010 | 748 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 | 304 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 | 268 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 | 258 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 | 171 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 | 228 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 | 278 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 | 208 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 | 241 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 | 216 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 […]