Women’s Division 1

The season starts here… Women’s Division One

The season starts here… Women’s Division One

September 24, 2010 | 189 views | Leave a comment

Three in-a-row chasing Railway Union will hope to ease back into the season when they host Bray tomorrow with their international contingent growing from three to five in recent weeks.

Bray – Women’s Division One preview

Bray – Women’s Division One preview

September 24, 2010 | 800 views | Comments (1)

Mary Goode’s retirement is the big blow to Bray that leaves them very much looking for inspiration as Cliff Bailey takes over the coaching role from Johnny Harte.

Corinthian – Women’s Division One preview

Corinthian – Women’s Division One preview

September 24, 2010 | 549 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian begin the season after a packed preseason as new boss Harold de Jong attempts to introduce a new style of play to Whitechurch Park.

Glenanne – Women’s Division One preview

Glenanne – Women’s Division One preview

September 24, 2010 | 585 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 | 739 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 | 338 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 | 514 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 | 775 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 | 452 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 | 706 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 | 495 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 | 339 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 | 454 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 | 913 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 | 464 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 | 362 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 | 388 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 | 237 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 | 307 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 | 398 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 […]