Women’s Division 1

Leinster leaders face tough road trips in Irish Senior Cup semis

Leinster leaders face tough road trips in Irish Senior Cup semis

February 20, 2015 | 848 views | Leave a comment

The first national finalists of the 2014/15 season will become known on Saturday afternoon as Leinster leaders Hermes and Railway Union hit the road for the Irish Senior Cup semi-finals to meet Cork Harlequins and Ulster Elks, respectively.

Hermes still in running for four titles after double success

Hermes still in running for four titles after double success

February 15, 2015 | 872 views | Leave a comment

Hermes get huge boost in women’s Leinster Division One title push as Railway and Pembroke tie; Loreto squeeze past North Kildare while Glenanne and Corinthian play out stalemate while UCD pick off strong win over Old Alex; Railway and Hermes into JP semi-finals

Saturday round-up – February 14

Saturday round-up – February 14

February 14, 2015 | 1,378 views | Leave a comment

It’s the Saturday round-up for February 14 as Monkstown moved a big step closer to the Leinster men’s division one crown while Hermes stepped forward in the women’s; with Irish Junior Cup and Euro indoors, it makes for a busy day of action

Pembroke the latest to attempt breaking Railway’s run

Pembroke the latest to attempt breaking Railway’s run

February 13, 2015 | 742 views | Leave a comment

With the Irish senior women on a five-day training camp, this weekend could see some more unexpected twists and turns in the women’s Leinster division one title race with four sides covered by just three points with three games to go.

Pembroke I and II move step closer to achieving targets

Pembroke I and II move step closer to achieving targets

February 9, 2015 | 862 views | Leave a comment

While their rivals were pursuing their Irish Hockey League ambitions, Pembroke took advantage in Leinster’s division one to return to the top four with a 3-1 win over Glenanne; Pembroke II move another step closer to division two title retention

Saturday round-up – February 7

Saturday round-up – February 7

February 7, 2015 | 1,451 views | Leave a comment

All the key results from the Irish Hockey League as well as in the top tiers in the Leinster along with results from the Irish Hockey Challenge; if anything is missing, please let me know at hookresults@yahoo.com

UCD fall foul of registration rules but still remain in honours mix despite points deduction

UCD fall foul of registration rules but still remain in honours mix despite points deduction

February 6, 2015 | 1,260 views | Leave a comment

At times, it would seem UCD’s toughest challenge this year for top honours appears to be registration rules. The Belfielders would have gone top on Thursday evening thanks to a high octane 2-1 win over Loreto but for a registration issue while they have also bee docked IHL points

VIDEO: Five-star Railway through to semi-finals

VIDEO: Five-star Railway through to semi-finals

February 2, 2015 | 617 views | Leave a comment

Railway produced a fine performance to see off Trinity 5-0 in the quarter-finals of the Jacqui Potter Cup with Kate Lloyd scoring a brace in a classy all round outing; check out the highlights from the game

Leading quintet clean up against bottom five as IHL race remains incredibly tight

Leading quintet clean up against bottom five as IHL race remains incredibly tight

February 1, 2015 | 863 views | Comments (1)

The women’s Leinster division one top five remains as tight as ever with the leading quintet all running up wins over those in the bottom half without conceding a goal. Railway Union, Hermes, Glenanne and UCD II made it through to the final four of the Jacqui Potter Cup

Saturday round-up – January 31

Saturday round-up – January 31

January 31, 2015 | 1,209 views | Leave a comment

The top five in women’s Leinster division one all got one over on lower ranked teams in the league while Monkstown, Pembroke and TRR all strengthened their positions on the men’s side; here’s all the key results from Saturday, January 31

Loreto’s international returnees give extra freedom for front line for key Alex tie

Loreto’s international returnees give extra freedom for front line for key Alex tie

January 30, 2015 | 735 views | Leave a comment

It’s a top five against bottom five Saturday in women’s Leinster division one meaning any slip up from the leaders will be hugely costly in the battle for their respective ambitions.

Pembroke bounce back with narrow Corinthian win

Pembroke bounce back with narrow Corinthian win

January 27, 2015 | 661 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke came from a goal down at Whitechurch Park to beat Corinthian, moving back into a share of fourth place with Loreto with their sixth win of the season by a single goal margin on Monday evening.

Loreto win big to end Hermes’ long unbeaten run

Loreto win big to end Hermes’ long unbeaten run

January 26, 2015 | 673 views | Leave a comment

Loreto ended Hermes’ long winning run in the Leinster league, dating back to day one of the season, marking a big moment in the title race and also in the Beaufort’s push for an IHL spot on Sunday.

Railway, Hermes, Cork Harlequins and Elks through to ISC semi-finals

Railway, Hermes, Cork Harlequins and Elks through to ISC semi-finals

January 25, 2015 | 816 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union, Hermes, Cork Harlequins and Ulster Elks are through to the final four of the women’s Irish Senior Cup thanks to their Saturday wins in the competition; UCD strengthen their place in the IHL places while Trinity land third win of the women’s div one campaign

Saturday round-up – January 24

Saturday round-up – January 24

January 24, 2015 | 741 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union, Hermes, Cork Harlequins and Ulster Elks booked their tickets to the Irish Senior Cup semi-finals after a high octane day of action around the country; the results from today’s big games are here, anything missing/incorrect, let me know!

Glens looking to add to list of ISC scalps

Glens looking to add to list of ISC scalps

January 23, 2015 | 638 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne are looking to add another shock to their Irish Senior Cup collection on Saturday when they host 2013 champions Railway Union in Tallaght in a wide open quarter-final line-up; Hermes face familiar faces in a UCD-esque reunion against Belfast Harlequins

UCD scrape past Trinity in student showdown

UCD scrape past Trinity in student showdown

January 18, 2015 | 1,077 views | Leave a comment

Just a single goal was required for Hermes to keep their three-point lead in women’s division one in tact; Railway stay in touch while UCD battled to overcome impressive Trinity; Loreto move back up to fourth while Old Alex’s IHL push falters

Saturday round-up – January 17

Saturday round-up – January 17

January 17, 2015 | 1,127 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women continued their winning ways into the New Year with a 2-1 win over Spain; leaders Hermes and Monkstown bolstered their positions at the top while the race for the IHL places endured yet another fascinating Saturday; any missing scores, let me know!

International absentees to test Leinster’s top sides once again in division one

International absentees to test Leinster’s top sides once again in division one

January 16, 2015 | 758 views | Leave a comment

With the Irish senior women starting their three-game series with Spain on Saturday in Valencia, the top sides in Leinster women’s division one have to negotiate another weekend without their top players.

Pembroke, Hermes and Railway progress IHL hopes

Pembroke, Hermes and Railway progress IHL hopes

January 12, 2015 | 764 views | Leave a comment

On an eye-catching day in women’s Leinster division one, UCD lose further ground in the title race as North Kildare land first point of the season; Pembroke shade their battle with Loreto, Hermes stay three clear while Railway are too hot for Old Alex to handle; Glenanne and Trinity tie