Women’s Division 1

Pembroke ladies climb three places

Pembroke ladies climb three places

April 18, 2010 | 2,498 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 | 2,651 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 | 2,658 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 | 2,495 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 | 2,868 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 | 2,922 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 | 2,900 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 | 2,842 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 | 3,413 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 | 2,481 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 | 2,631 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 | 3,155 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 | 2,670 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 | 2,808 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 | 3,628 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 | 38,282 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 | 3,796 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 | 2,598 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 | 2,659 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 | 2,481 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 […]