Women’s Division 1

UCD dampen Trinity IHL hopes

UCD dampen Trinity IHL hopes

February 25, 2010 | 98 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 | 65 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 | 81 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 | 99 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 | 91 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 | 119 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 | 94 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 | 184 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 | 87 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 | 99 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 | 153 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 | 81 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 | 89 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 | 64 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 […]

Hermes up to second; Alex and Trin win

Hermes up to second; Alex and Trin win

January 16, 2010 | 115 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Leinster Division One: Trinity 2 (Orla Callanan, Rachel Scott) Bray 1 (Nicky Dignam) Trinity hold onto fifth place overnight as they notched their fourth success this term as they took the initiative in the second half after a scrappy and shapeless first half produced no goals at Santry. Orla Callanan got on the end […]

Leinster trio eye ISC glory

Leinster trio eye ISC glory

January 15, 2010 | 88 views | Leave a comment

After the enforced Winter hibernation, women’s hockey finally kicks fully into gear as two hotly anticipated Irish Senior Cup ties take centre stage on a full weekend of action. Revenge will be foremost in the minds of Loreto as they seek to make up for last year’s second round exit at the hands of UCD […]

Ladies branch call off all weekend hockey

Ladies branch call off all weekend hockey

January 6, 2010 | 61 views | Leave a comment

Due to the ongoing freezing conditions in Leinster, the ladies branch has made the call to postpone all league fixtures originally scheduled for January 9. Divisions 3, 4 and 5 as well 7 to 14 will now play this round of matches on March 27. Division 2 and 6’s games will now be played on […]

Railway claim honours in Loreto clash

Railway claim honours in Loreto clash

December 19, 2009 | 129 views | Comments (3)

Women’s Division One: Railway Union 3 (Nikki Evans 2, Kate Dillon) Loreto 2 (Cathy McKean, Nicci Daly) Railway bagged the odd goal in five to end Loreto’s 100pc record while keeping their own perfect run in all competitions with an entertaining win at Park Avenue this afternoon. The Beaufort side attacked for long periods but Railway […]

Park Avenue set for Christmas cracker

Park Avenue set for Christmas cracker

December 18, 2009 | 94 views | Comments (10)

As top of the table clashes go, few could be set up better than Railway Union’s tie with Loreto for what could be the league season’s highest quality game. Two 100pc records, two impeccable defensive records and the two most exciting attacking forces in Leinster showdown with the head seat at the Christmas table up […]

Perfect records intact for Loreto and Railway

Perfect records intact for Loreto and Railway

December 16, 2009 | 70 views | Comments (5)

Women’s Division One: Trinity 0 Railway Union 5 (Kate Dillon 2, Nikki Evans 2, Jean McDonnell) Railway made it a magnificent seven as they brushed aside Trinity 5-0 at Santry tonight, building a 2-0 lead at half-time before stretching out to a comfortable win in the second period. Nikki Evans continues her rehabilitation from a […]