Women’s Division 1

Women’s Division One: Pembroke 0 UCD 0

Women’s Division One: Pembroke 0 UCD 0

April 23, 2009 | 263 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke 0 UCD 0 Pembroke will be the happier after a 0-0 draw with UCD at Serpentine Avenue tonight, especially after surviving numerous penalty corners. The point pushes them one ahead of Old Alex in fourth place, whom they play on Saturday at 12pm, with a draw there guaranteeing them a place in next year’s […]

Corinthian survive relegation playoff

Corinthian survive relegation playoff

April 19, 2009 | 259 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian maintained their place in the top flight of Leinster hockey, beating Genesis 2-0 in their promotion/relegation playoff thanks to a goal in each half. After an impressive opening, Amanda Walker broke the deadlock from a penalty corner in the 20th minute. The goal galvanised Genesis who enjoyed their best period of pressure leading into […]

Domestic weekend preview

Domestic weekend preview

April 3, 2009 | 280 views | Leave a comment

It looks now a straight race for the division two playoff spot between Bray and Skerries with both facing tough home fixtures on Saturday. Bray welcome Dublin University, a side looking to get one over on the Wicklow-based side. The last time the pair met at Loreto, Cliff Bailey and and Phil Marshall dovetailed superbly […]

Cold snap puts paid to majority of matches

Cold snap puts paid to majority of matches

February 7, 2009 | 392 views | Leave a comment

The February cold snap meant that just three of the 16 scheduled Irish Senior Cup matches took place today while Trinity and Bray’s Women’s division one tie was also off today. Garryduff saw the only men’s game with Pembroke getting the better of Cork C of I 2-1 thanks to goals from Maurice Elliott and […]

Women’s Division One preview

Women’s Division One preview

January 30, 2009 | 359 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne will look to take advantage of the lack of domestic action of the sides above them to close in on a potential IHL place. Back in September, much of the talk about the two promoted sides centred on Bray and their new arrivals. The Glens took a much lower profile, however, and have confounded […]

Women’s Divisional Round-Up

Women’s Divisional Round-Up

December 30, 2008 | 361 views | Leave a comment

While the women’s division one title-race has taken on a little bit of a one-sided look in recent weeks, there are plenty of close-run battles right the way down the women’s leagues. Here’s a brief synopsis of whats going on in divisions two to thirteen. Division 14 is being headed by Monkstown who are unbeaten […]

Women’s Division One Preview

Women’s Division One Preview

December 12, 2008 | 259 views | Leave a comment

Railway go into this weekend knowing a win over bottom-placed Trinity will guarantee a six-point buffer at the halfway stage in the season. Their regular fluid attacking game, though, was knocked slightly off rhythm by Corinthian last night and Trinity have shown a lot more bite in recent weeks, leading this to be a potential […]

Weekend Preview: Loreto and UCD get postponements

Weekend Preview: Loreto and UCD get postponements

November 14, 2008 | 191 views | Leave a comment

A win for Railway Union this weekend over Bray will see them build up a seven-point advantage at the top of the women’s division one after the controversial decision by the Leinster council to agree to postponements for Loreto and UCD. Loreto’s match with Hermes and UCD’s game with Old Alexandra have both been postponed […]

Weekend preview

Weekend preview

October 10, 2008 | 464 views | Leave a comment

With many thoughts already shifting toward the IHL and with the female international stars out for the weekend, the Leinster league seems to have taken a bit of a back-seat. The difficulty, though, with taking such an attitude is that, for the top sides, it is the leagues that act as a qualifier for the […]

Womens Division 1 and 2 to be decided

Womens Division 1 and 2 to be decided

March 31, 2008 | 261 views | Leave a comment

Both women’s division 1 and 2 will be decided in the next week. One of the most exciting division 1 season’s in recent memory sees three sides separated by just two points going into the final series of games. Hermes open up a busy five days, playing Trinity in Santry on Wednesday night (8pm) which […]

Women's Round-up

Women's Round-up

February 5, 2008 | 175 views | Leave a comment

Two goals in each half announced Hermes intentions in the title chase. They remain the only unbeaten side apart from leaders Pembroke and are probably the least affected team by the loss of international players. The difference between the sides was their close finishing, taking their half-chances. They are four points off the pace Pembroke […]

Women's Round Up

Women's Round Up

October 29, 2007 | 374 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke took the outright lead at the top of division 1 with a rousing 4-0 away victory against Three Rock, moving them two points clear of Railway who drew with Leinster Senior Cup holders, Hermes. Hermes remain unbeaten but are four points off the pace, having drawn three matches so far. UCD’s match with Loreto […]