Women’s Division 1

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 | 1,426 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 | 998 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 | 783 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 | 1,001 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 | 972 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 | 720 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 | 770 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 | 739 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 | 1,437 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

Midweek Alex win keeps top five hopes burning

Midweek Alex win keeps top five hopes burning

December 6, 2013 | 581 views | Leave a comment

Old Alex hope to repeat Hermes success as women’s Leinster division one reaches halfway stage; the top five sides will all meet teams in the bottom half of the league this weekend, battling to break the status quo

UCD open up significant division one lead

UCD open up significant division one lead

November 25, 2013 | 1,083 views | Leave a comment

Following a 2-0 win over Loreto, UCD have made the first major move in the Leinster women’s division one title race as – courtesy of a Railway loss to Hermes – they sit four points clear at the top of the table after eight rounds of matches

Glens hoping to go the distance and shock Pegasus

Glens hoping to go the distance and shock Pegasus

November 22, 2013 | 688 views | Leave a comment

Having led 1-0 against Pegasus before floodlight failure and a water-logged pitch combined to frustrate Glenanne, they travel north again hoping to see if they produce a huge shock in the women’s Irish Senior Cup; women’s weekend preview

Kingston earns Alex key win over Corinthian

Kingston earns Alex key win over Corinthian

November 17, 2013 | 917 views | Leave a comment

Old Alex picked up their third win of the Leinster women’s division one season as they seek to claw back the gap to the IHL places; top dogs UCD, Railway and Loreto all won to keep it tight at the top

On-form Hermes create big schism in top tier

On-form Hermes create big schism in top tier

November 15, 2013 | 797 views | Leave a comment

Six points separate the top and bottom halves of the table after six rounds of matches after Hermes continued their recent high-scoring run of form on Thursday night in Whitechurch Park

Top honours even to open door for Loreto and Pembroke

Top honours even to open door for Loreto and Pembroke

November 11, 2013 | 941 views | Leave a comment

It was UCD’s turn to produce a fine comeback as their epic series against Railway Union enjoyed another exciting chapter; Pembroke won against IHL opposition for the first time in the league in over three seasons – photo galleries, match video and audio interviews all included

Early defining date for Railway Union and UCD

Early defining date for Railway Union and UCD

November 8, 2013 | 1,012 views | Leave a comment

Its seconds out, round one in what could be the defining series of showdowns in Leinster and on the national stage as Railway Union host UCD on Saturday in women’s division one

Railway set up UCD date with comeback win over Glenanne

Railway set up UCD date with comeback win over Glenanne

November 5, 2013 | 744 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union came from 1-0 down to defeat Glenanne and move within two points of top spot in the women’s division one table ahead of a critical showdown with UCD on Saturday

Naughton breakaway gets Trinity up and running

Naughton breakaway gets Trinity up and running

November 3, 2013 | 1,369 views | Leave a comment

Trinity came from 2-1 down to secure their first points of the season in Killiney, seeing off Corinthian; Pembroke and Loreto’s stalemate shows how the gap has shortened while Hermes and UCD hit form

Railway title defence begins as LHA announce fixture changes

Railway title defence begins as LHA announce fixture changes

November 1, 2013 | 894 views | Leave a comment

Six Leinster sides begin their Irish Senior Cup campaigns on Saturday on a busy weekend for the women’s game both on the national and provincial stage; the LHA, meanwhile, has announced two significant league date changes

Loreto keep pace with UCD with Kildare win

Loreto keep pace with UCD with Kildare win

October 25, 2013 | 1,106 views | Comments (2)

A 3-0 win for Loreto sees them move to within two points of UCD at the top of women’s division one; it leaves Railway needing to make up ground on the leading duo over the Bank Holiday weekend