Women’s Division 1

Title retains focus as IHL places decided

Title retains focus as IHL places decided

March 20, 2010 | 318 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 | 262 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 | 304 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 | 184 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 | 357 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 | 315 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 | 323 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 | 356 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 | 398 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 | 302 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 […]

Trinity in IHL "last chance" saloon

Trinity in IHL "last chance" saloon

February 19, 2010 | 319 views | Leave a comment

The top five meet the bottom five in women’s division one this Saturday in what looks to be a series of fixtures which could go a long way to deciding who takes fourth and fifth in the table. David Bane sees his side’s battle with Old Alex as very much a “last chance” to close […]

McDonnell double returns Railway to top-rung

McDonnell double returns Railway to top-rung

February 18, 2010 | 379 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Division One: Old Alex 2 (Aoife Budd, Laura McCoy) Railway Union 5 (Jean McDonnell 2, Emer Dillon, Patricia O’Dwyer, Cecelia Joyce) Railway returned to the top of division one as they won their game in hand over Hermes, scrapping to an untidy but ultimately fruitful victory over a dangerous opponent. Emer Dillon had the […]

Bray battle back into survival frame

Bray battle back into survival frame

February 15, 2010 | 275 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Division One Bray 2 (Sarah Coleman, Cathy Brock) Pembroke 1 (Hilda Maguire) Bray brought themselves right back into contention to avoid coming last in division one as they beat Pembroke at Loreto, Bray on Sunday and move within range of their opponents who remain locked in ninth place as a result. Hilda Maguire had […]

Hermes retain winning momentum

Hermes retain winning momentum

February 14, 2010 | 404 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Division One: Hermes 5 (Anna O’Flanagan 3, Gillian Pinder, Deirdre Duke) UCD 0 Anna O’Flanagan’s first half hat-trick under-pinned Hermes’ impressive 5-0 win over UCD as they comfortably kept top spot in Leinster. The diminutive play-maker set the ball rolling in the sixth minute from a corner and added two more from play for […]

Hermes set for UCD examination

Hermes set for UCD examination

February 12, 2010 | 233 views | Leave a comment

After a couple of months slightly obscured by the dazzling runs of Loreto and Railway Union, Hermes step out of the shadows as major title contenders following their double victory at Park Avenue a fortnight ago. How they deal with the changed dynamic as the side to be shot down begins in earnest on Saturday […]

Glens ladies get the better of reds

Glens ladies get the better of reds

February 7, 2010 | 327 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Division One: Glenanne 3 (Dearbhla Kieran 2, Kate O’Connor) Corinthian 1 (Jenny Heggie) Glenanne moved up to eighth place in division one as they came from a goal down against Corinthian to record their third win – and first at home – of the season and leave Bray further adrift at the bottom of […]

Five-star Hermes bring Railway back to earth

Five-star Hermes bring Railway back to earth

January 30, 2010 | 393 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Division One: Railway Union 1 (Nikki Evans) Hermes 5 (Anna O’Flanagan 2, Jenny Burke, Chloe Watkins, Aine Connery) Hermes blew the Leinster division one title chase wide open as they smashed Railway’s perfect record to smithereens at Park Avenue this afternoon, rattling in three goals in the last quarter for an emphatic 5-1 win. […]

Hermes bid to end Railway record

Hermes bid to end Railway record

January 29, 2010 | 370 views | Leave a comment

After a season waiting in the shadows of the form of Loreto and Railway Union, Hermes have the chance to transform their season this weekend with a double-bill at Park Avenue in the league and the Jacqui Potter Cup. Eric Fintelman has a full squad available to them – dependent on how Niamh Atcheler got […]

Loreto back up to second spot

Loreto back up to second spot

January 28, 2010 | 256 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Leinster Division One: Corinthian 1 (Susie Geoffroy) Loreto 2 (Nikki Keegan, Ali Meeke) Loreto moved back up to second place even without their sizable international contingent who are taking part in a high-intensity training camp in Spain this week. They were challenged all the way by Corinthian at a cold Whitechurch Park last night […]

Alex double-up to move into IHL spot

Alex double-up to move into IHL spot

January 17, 2010 | 200 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Division One Old Alex 3 (Roisin Flinn 2, Laura McCoy) Pembroke 1 (Hayley O’Donnell) Old Alex’s superb second half performance earned them their second win of the weekend to bound up another rank in the league standings as they came from a goal deficit to beat Pembroke in Milltown. Hayley O’Donnell had given the […]