Women’s Division 1
The women’s Irish Senior Cup went pretty much to ranking with all the EYHL sides making it through unscathed bar Ulster Elks; Lisnagarvey’s 21-game winning run in the EYHL was ended as they drew with TRR
Muckross made it three wins out of three in women’s Leinster Division One with a 5-0 win over Our Lady’s in Muckross Park on Saturday, leaving them as the only side with a perfect record to date.
All the results from Leinster’s Division One for men and women as well as the women’s EYHL
Glenanne’s set-piece machine saw them make a significant statement as they saw off Avoca 4-0 in a repeat of last season’s Jacqui Potter Shield final and did it in spectacular style with a double on either side of half-time.
A lively day across the EYHL with Monkstown and Lisnagarvey continuing their perfect starts on the men’s sides while Hermes-Monkstown and Cork Harlequins lead the way on the women’s; all the key results from today
The meeting of last year’s two EYHL finalists at the Merrion Fleet Arena – Hermes-Monkstown and Pegasus – promises to be the highlight of day three of the new women’s campaign.
Trinity made something of a statement of intent with a strong 5-0 opening day win in the women’s Leinster Division One to take the day one lead; Muckross and Old Alex also won while there were draws for Corinthian, Avoca, Genesis and Glenanne
With Loreto off the scene, there is no major shark on the scene with Leinster women’s Division One looking to be incredibly competitive in the race to be crowned provincial champion and earn a place at the end of season EYHL promotion playoffs. Old Alex were the best placed last season and will hope new […]
With two ambitious coaches in their second season – former internationals Lisa Jacob and Fiona Connery – and the addition of Peter Yates as second team coach, Genesis begin the season full of optimism with a great continuity of structure from last season.
Despite a lot of players leaving for college, the return of some seasoned Division 1 players means that Old Alex is in a strong position going into the 2016-17 season with a chance to push for the EYHL playoff places.
icci Daly takes on a more senior role within the squad as assistant coach following her stint in the US over the last six months, working with a motor-racing team.
Ronan Hickey’s side will be looking to build on a reasonable first season back in Leinster Division One after a long time away, winning the Jacqui Potter Shield and reaching the final of the Irish Hockey Trophy.
Corinthian have been through some trying times over recent years with numbers moving on but, this season, whilst they have lost a few, they have been encouraged by a large rise in player numbers in their senior teams.
The loss of some key players from last season’s has been offset by the arrival of several exciting freshers. Six first team players graduated or went on Erasmus including long term players Anna-May Whelan and Vera Taaffe to EYHL clubs.
The step up to Division One on the back of promotion three years running and with a largely unchanged squad was always going to present the team with a challenge and it certainly did during the 2015/16 season.
The Kilcock club are looking forward to the season with plenty of positivity, especially with goalkeeper Jade Arundel who has been selected for the Leinster Under-18 squad this year.
The 2016/17 season sees a significant change to both the management and team sheet for the Glens. Following three seasons under Kieran Bolger’s reign, Ben Epstein takes on the challenge as head coach with Stu Malcolm assisting
Muckross have announced the appointment of Sarah Scott as their head coach for the 2016/2017 season, stepping up to the role after a couple of seasons as assistant coach with the Dublin 4 side.
Ards and Ulster Elks contest an all-Ulster Irish Senior Cup final at Belfield on Sunday with both gunning for a rare success in the national competition; women’s Leinster playoff picture to be ironed out
Loreto claimed the women’s Leinster Division One title, a feat they long looked likely to do, on Saturday afternoon but the playoff picture is still as competitive ever with the last few games open to multiple different outcomes.