The nominations are in and now it is your chance to have a say in who wins the first Hook Awards as the public vote for Umpire, Coach and Senior men’s and women’s player of the year went live this morning.
Railway Union look well-placed to retain their Leinster senior league title following a busy summer of transfers across division one. They begin their title defence against an Alex side who have brought in Roisin Flinn and Pamela Smithwick from UCD but are dealing with the retirements of Jan Ovington and Anya Bowers while Liane Ryan [...]
* Navan have appointed Steven McGrath as their head coach for the upcoming division two campaign. McGrath brings with him a wealth of coaching experience with numerous clubs including Three Rock and Railway Union as well as being involved in the set-up of North Wicklow hockey club and is a regular Sportways’ coach. * Sixteen [...]
Kilkenny III beat UCD III to the punch in a second successive competition to claim the last outstanding men’s Leinster league title – division eight – thanks to their 2-1 win over Wicklow. UCD were unable to get the win they needed on the grass against St Brendan’s/Phoenix Park III to lose out by two [...]
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