Women’s Division 1
With Irish internationals potentially missing up to four of the remaining women’s Leinster league ties, it looks set to be a helter-skelter race for the four automatic IHL qualification places.
Declan Hughes interviewed Railway Union’s Hannah de Burgh Whyte, UCD’s Jonathan Harte, Loreto’s Niall Denham and Hermes’ Rudi Wortmann following their key games in women’s Leinster Division One last weekend
For the second time in six weeks, Hermes came from two goals down to snatch a draw against UCD as Sinead Loughran’s late goal gave the Booterstown club what could be a very useful point.
Kate Lloyd’s second half goal was all that stood between Railway and Loreto in women’s Leinster division one to close the gap to leaders Hermes, leaving the Beaufort side facing an uphill battle to get back in the title race.
In boxing parlance, Railway Union and Loreto are facing a potential title eliminator as the Leinster women’s division one makes an early return to action with two critical ties taking place over the weekend.
After what could prove a pivotal weekend in the Leinster women’s division one season, Hermes have emerged from the pack to lead the way by five points going into the winter break; Railway II end Pembroke II’s unbeaten run in women’s division two
A double weekend for four of the top five sides in women’s Leinster Division One looks set to have a huge bearing on the destination of the top four places and qualification for the expanded Irish Hockey League.
Hermes went top of women’s Leinster division one with a comprehensive victory against Corinthian in St Andrew’s on Monday evening. Rosie Carrigan scored a brace in the first half, both from penalty corners, to send the home side 2-0 up at half time.
Spectators at many of the Ladies Division One this coming weekend should be in for some treats, however, the game between UCD and Railway is definitely the eye-catcher.
On a big weekend in women’s Leinster division one, Hermes ended UCD’s perfect start to the season; Railway shaded their tussle with Loreto while Pembroke won 1-0 for the fourth time this term; honours even for Trinity at Glenanne while Alex nudged past North Kildare
It was a fairly lively day in the Irish Hockey League to say the least; here’s all the results from those games along with scores from division one and two in Leinster too. All league tables have also been updated; let me know if anything is missing to email@example.com
It’s moving weekend in the women’s Irish Hockey League with victory in round three of the competition likely to see the race for semi-final places move closer to finding a resolution; full weekend of division one ties also on the agenda
Aisling Naughton’s solo goal saw Hermes win 1-0 against Pembroke, inverting the score when the side met earlier this term; UCD and Loreto power on while Railway grind out win; Hermes, Railway II, UCD II and Glenanne through in Jacqui Potter Cup
Hermes nabbed a key win against Pembroke while Sarah Canning’s double shaded Railway’s date with Trinity; Ulster still have the edge in the boys interpros but all is still to play for; here are all the key results from Saturday’s action
Hermes and Pembroke’s second league meeting of the season is the highlight of a full weekend of women’s Leinster division one, the first one for three weeks; Sunday sees the first tranche of matches in the second round of the Jacqui Potter Cup
The women’s Irish Senior Cup has much more sense of opportunity about it following Railway Union’s surprise win over UCD eliminated the national double winners with the biggest name now removed from Monday’s draw; Loreto go second in women’s division one
Railway Union moved up to third in Leinster women’s division one as they saw off against Corinthian at a rain-swept St Columba’s College on Monday evening.
Pembroke and Loreto shared the spoils in a tight-knit tussle in women’s division one, allowed UCD to take the impetus in the league with a resounding victory on a rain-soaked Saturday; weekend round-up including women’s div two and IJC results
Old Alex’s upbeat week continued on Thursday night as they landed their first win of the season, beating North Kildare 2-0 to add to their eye-catching draw with Pembroke last weekend; women’s Leinster division one and Irish Junior Cup preview and fixtures
Old Alex produced a superb defensive performance to deny Pembroke the spoils in women’s Leinster division one; Glenanne and Trinity recorded their first wins of the season in the league