Women’s Division 1

Top-five bottom-five split set to narrow in women’s div one

Top-five bottom-five split set to narrow in women’s div one

September 26, 2014 | 1,380 views | Leave a comment

Having nicked a point at Loreto last week, Glenanne have yet another big test of their credentials on Saturday on day two of the women’s Leinster division one season; weekend preview for the top tier as well as the first day of the division two campaign

Crawford hails Pembroke’s forward work-rate

Crawford hails Pembroke’s forward work-rate

September 22, 2014 | 941 views | Leave a comment

On a weekend of eye-catching, opening results in women’s Leinster division one, Declan Hughes spoke to Keith Crawford, Gillian Pinder and Gavin Bourke about their respective results

Glens battle to famous draw; women’s division one opening day round-up

Glens battle to famous draw; women’s division one opening day round-up

September 21, 2014 | 1,587 views | Comments (1)

Plenty of close run things in women’s Leinster division one opening day as Glenanne picked off a battling draw against Loreto, North Kildare pushed Railway Union all the way while Pembroke landed a big blow over Hermes; UCD won 4-0 v Trinity and Alex and Corinthian draw

Leinster Division One – Saturday results

Leinster Division One – Saturday results

September 20, 2014 | 1,557 views | Leave a comment

All the results and updated tables from Saturday, September 20 as the women’s new season gets underway with a few surprises and the men’s league reaches day three

Women’s Division One starts here – team by team preview for the new season!

Women’s Division One starts here – team by team preview for the new season!

September 19, 2014 | 1,647 views | Leave a comment

The new women’s Leinster Division One, which starts on Saturday, sees UCD once again in the box seat as overwhelming favourites for all the laurels.

Pembroke – Women’s Leinster Division One preview

Pembroke – Women’s Leinster Division One preview

September 19, 2014 | 1,074 views | Comments (1)

For the second season running, there has been a big incoming contingent. Sarah Clarke takes over as captain from Jilly Collins of the side, returning to the club having spent three seasons at Loreto.

UCD – Women’s Leinster Division One

UCD – Women’s Leinster Division One

September 19, 2014 | 1,092 views | Leave a comment

Reigning champions in Leinster and both national competitions, UCD are once again over-whelming favourites to win everything in the game after a high volume of new arrivals

Trinity – Women’s Leinster Division One preview

Trinity – Women’s Leinster Division One preview

September 19, 2014 | 1,006 views | Comments (1)

The revelation of last season, Gavin Bourke and Richie Pedreschi worked the oracle last season in getting Trinity up to seventh and well clear of any relegation issues.

Railway Union – Women’s Leinster Division One

Railway Union – Women’s Leinster Division One

September 19, 2014 | 1,067 views | Leave a comment

Four key absentees this year for Railway Union as Jean McDonnell takes a year out, recent Irish captain returns to Pegasus after a lengthy spell in Dublin and defender Orla Fox moves to Belgium in addition to Sarah Hawkshaw’s departure to the US.

Old Alex – Women’s Leinster Division One

Old Alex – Women’s Leinster Division One

September 19, 2014 | 839 views | Leave a comment

or a second season, Old Alex have been hit by a large number of departures. Shirley McCay’s return to her home province will hit hard

North Kildare – Women’s Leinster Division One

North Kildare – Women’s Leinster Division One

September 19, 2014 | 639 views | Leave a comment

Goalkeeper Maeve Weld and Melissa Scott-Hayward both return to the squad after a season out. A number of players from the junior section have also taken an active part in preseason training and will add a greater strength and depth to the squad for the coming year.

Loreto – Women’s Leinster Division One

Loreto – Women’s Leinster Division One

September 19, 2014 | 819 views | Leave a comment

A large portion of experience has stepped down with the ready-made replacements all coming from the club’s youth section. Due to work commitments, Louisa Healy and Caitriona O’Kelly have retired while Cathy McKean is the third former international no longer around.

Hermes – Women’s Leinster Division One

Hermes – Women’s Leinster Division One

September 19, 2014 | 818 views | Comments (1)

As part of a recurring theme with last year’s top four – barring UCD – Hermes will be employing a much more youthful team this term.

Glenanne – Women’s Leinster Division One

Glenanne – Women’s Leinster Division One

September 19, 2014 | 764 views | Comments (1)

The 2014/15 season sees several changes to the Glenanne line-up. The first major loss comes in the form of Rachel ‘Rambo’ Lambe from the goal line as she makes the move to life in Australia.

Corinthian – Women’s Leinster Division One

Corinthian – Women’s Leinster Division One

September 19, 2014 | 825 views | Comments (1)

A trio of departures to Trinity along with Cathy Brock and Sarah Coleman taking a year out leaves Corinthian with some key positions to fill

Railway and Loreto drawn in classic ISC first round tie

Railway and Loreto drawn in classic ISC first round tie

September 2, 2014 | 1,270 views | Comments (1)

The women’s draw for the first round of the Irish Senior Cup threw up two tasty ties as IHL semi-finalists from the past two seasons Railway Union and Loreto along with UCD and Ards set to meet on October 4.

Denham steps into Loreto hot seat

Denham steps into Loreto hot seat

July 17, 2014 | 1,370 views | Leave a comment

Loreto have announced the appointment of Niall Denham as head coach for their first eleven for the forthcoming season. He takes over from Trevor Dagg who led the side to the semi-finals of the Irish Hockey League.

North Kildare salvage div one status in dramatic style

North Kildare salvage div one status in dramatic style

April 2, 2014 | 970 views | Comments (1)

North Kildare live to battle it out for a third year in women’s Leinster division one as they survived a penalty shoot-out to defeat Muckross, denying them back-to-back promotions at Glenanne Park last Sunday.

Railway hoping for more away day glory against Hermes

Railway hoping for more away day glory against Hermes

March 7, 2014 | 598 views | Leave a comment

Home advantage has counted for little this term in the marquee meetings between Railway Union and Hermes in the Leinster league this season as three of the four times they have met has led to an away victory.

Corinthian retain division one status

Corinthian retain division one status

February 25, 2014 | 1,044 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian assured their place in women’s Leinster division one next season as they put in an assured performance to beat Glenanne 2-0 in Tallaght last Saturday, rendering North Kildare’s final day 1-0 defeat to Old Alex moot