Women’s Division 1

Pembroke and Lurgan battle to be underdogs in Irish Senior Cup final against fancied UCD and Railway

Pembroke and Lurgan battle to be underdogs in Irish Senior Cup final against fancied UCD and Railway

February 21, 2014 | 1,263 views | Leave a comment

Given the storied recent history of UCD and Railway Union, no matter who emerges from Pembroke and Lurgan’s semi-final, they will be going into Sunday’s final as underdog; women’s Irish Senior Cup finals and weekend preview

UCD storm to third successive Leinster league title

UCD storm to third successive Leinster league title

February 16, 2014 | 1,583 views | Leave a comment

UCD landed their third Leinster women’s division one title in three years with a superb double weekend, seeing off both Railway Union and Loreto 3-1 to build an unassailable six-point lead at the top of the table ahead of Hermes

Women’s title-chasing trio set for titanic tussles

Women’s title-chasing trio set for titanic tussles

February 14, 2014 | 1,148 views | Leave a comment

Its judgement weekend in women’s Leinster division one with a potentially tumultuous weekend for title chasers UCD, Hermes and Railway Union with their potential fate intertwined as the top sides will all meet over a busy weekend of nine league ties.

Small strikes four to see off North Kildare

Small strikes four to see off North Kildare

February 9, 2014 | 939 views | Leave a comment

Loreto bounced back from their disappointing exit from the Irish Senior Cup a week ago, by recording their biggest win of the season, 9-0 against North Kildare; Gibney fires Trinity II to first win while Botanic advance in IHC

North Kildare reignite battle for ninth place

North Kildare reignite battle for ninth place

February 3, 2014 | 890 views | Leave a comment

By virtue of their first win of the season, North Kildare have moved to within a point of Corinthian at the bottom of women’s Leinster division one; the reds endure a tough date against Hermes who move within three points of top

Pembroke and Alex hope repeat battles yield opposite results

Pembroke and Alex hope repeat battles yield opposite results

January 31, 2014 | 1,317 views | Leave a comment

Familiarity may breed over-confidence for UCD and Loreto or so Old Alex and Pembroke will hope as, seven days on from league defeats, they will hope they can land Irish Senior Cup surprise results and earn places in the semi-finals.

Glens frustrate Railway to hand UCD big boost

Glens frustrate Railway to hand UCD big boost

January 26, 2014 | 1,446 views | Leave a comment

Marie Goulding’s first minute goal put Glenanne on course for a draw with Railway Union that looks set to have a huge impact on the women’s Leinster division one title race; Trinity shaded a tight tussle with Corinthian to ease relegation worries

Saturday round-up – January 25

Saturday round-up – January 25

January 25, 2014 | 2,575 views | Leave a comment

The key scores from the Irish Junior Cup and the Leinster hockey’s men’s and women’s divisions one and two for January 25 while all league tables have been updated; any details incorrect/missing and match reports, please send to hookresults@yahoo.com

Title rivals looking to stay in shape for February 15 showdown

Title rivals looking to stay in shape for February 15 showdown

January 24, 2014 | 1,061 views | Leave a comment

Following last weekend’s results, February 15 now looks set to be judgement day in both the title race as well as for the Irish Hockey League wildcard berth.

Railway close gap to two to UCD

Railway close gap to two to UCD

January 19, 2014 | 1,229 views | Leave a comment

A pair of Railway Union wins saw them move from fourth to second place, closing the gap to two points at the top of the table; UCD retained their place in the lead while Hermes good form continues; North Kildare and Corinthian drew a blank as Alex edged Trinity

Saturday round-up – January 18

Saturday round-up – January 18

January 18, 2014 | 1,833 views | Leave a comment

The key scores from around Leinster hockey’s men’s and women’s divisions one and two for January 18 while all league tables have been updated; any details incorrect/missing and match reports, please send to hookresults@yahoo.com

Pembroke’s title retention challenge put to biggest test; men’s and women’s weekend preview

Pembroke’s title retention challenge put to biggest test; men’s and women’s weekend preview

January 17, 2014 | 1,777 views | Leave a comment

With three games in four days, Pembroke’s hopes of recapturing the men’s Leinster division one crown will be put to a huge test; on the women’s side, Railway Union could close the gap to two points to UCD

Huge Hermes win brings UCD back into range

Huge Hermes win brings UCD back into range

January 12, 2014 | 1,207 views | Leave a comment

A comprehensive 4-0 win over UCD saw Hermes halve the gap to the students at the top of women’s Leinster division one; Loreto and Railway Union kept up their interest in the title with wins over Old Alex and Corinthian while Pembroke shade battle with North Kildare

Hermes and UCD ready for battle royale

Hermes and UCD ready for battle royale

January 10, 2014 | 1,065 views | Leave a comment

Leinster’s top two sides UCD and Hermes face off at Booterastown on Saturday on a pivotal day in the title race with both sides coping with international unavailability; women’s div one and two preview

UCD move six clear as Railway impress in D4 derby

UCD move six clear as Railway impress in D4 derby

January 5, 2014 | 1,182 views | Leave a comment

As women’s Leinster division one returned, Railway Union made light of a large list of absentees to overcome Pembroke 4-1; Hermes did likewise against Glenanne while Old Alex moved into fifth place with fourth win from four outings; UCD eased by North Kildare

Squad management key in women’s div one title push

Squad management key in women’s div one title push

January 3, 2014 | 1,197 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Leinster division one gets back into gear on Saturday with four games brought forward with UCD hoping to manage their panel in the absence of some top stars with the chasing pack hoping for them to falter

Loreto move into second as Trinity end busy pre-Christmas schedule

Loreto move into second as Trinity end busy pre-Christmas schedule

December 19, 2013 | 936 views | Leave a comment

Trinity fell to defeats on consecutive nights this week to close out their women’s division one pre-Christmas schedule on nine points in eighth place; Loreto move up second and Glenanne to seventh

UCD the profiteers from Hermes-Loreto stalemate

UCD the profiteers from Hermes-Loreto stalemate

December 16, 2013 | 1,007 views | Leave a comment

A scoreless draw between Hermes and Loreto allied to Railway Union’s abandoned game against Trinity served to propel UCD six points clear of the pack after ten rounds of women’s Leinster division one.

Title aspirations on line at Hermes-Loreto classico

Title aspirations on line at Hermes-Loreto classico

December 13, 2013 | 1,024 views | Leave a comment

Dropped points for either Hermes or Loreto from their match-up in women’s division one this weekend could see their title hopes all but ended; UCD face a tricky Pembroke date, though

Whelan wonder goal sees Trinity undo Pembroke

Whelan wonder goal sees Trinity undo Pembroke

December 9, 2013 | 1,701 views | Leave a comment

Anna May Whelan’s excellent second half saw Trinity overcome many of their recent alumni in Pembroke colours to land a vital three points; Loreto were pushed all the way by Glenanne as top four remains the same; Jacqui Potter Cup last 16 round-up also included