With the release of the Leinster men’s early season fixtures, The Hook’s preparations for the new season are also getting underway; we’re hoping you can help support the site as it enters it’s fifth season
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 II claimed division two tonight as they beat Skerries 3-0 thanks to three second half goals. Needing a win to secure the title, the Park Avenue side found the going tough in the first period against a side fighting for their division two survival before Louise McDermott opened the scoring after the break [...]
Virtually all the Leinster women’s leagues have come to a conclusion in the past fortnight. Here’s a quick round-up of whose going up and down across the divisions as well as a couple of cup finals last Sunday: Division Two: One of the few issues yet to be resolved this season is the destination of [...]
While the women’s division one title-race has taken on a little bit of a one-sided look in recent weeks, there are plenty of close-run battles right the way down the women’s leagues. Here’s a brief synopsis of whats going on in divisions two to thirteen. Division 14 is being headed by Monkstown who are unbeaten [...]
Malahide played their first official match on their new astroturf pitch in Broomfield last Saturday, celebrating in style by clocking up a 3-1 win over Railway Union’s 5ths in division nine. It was the seventh win in-a-row for Malahide’s firsts, winning against the side that pipped them to the division 10 title last season. The [...]
Pembroke enjoyed mixed fortunes at the women’s finals at Grange Road on Saturday, winning the division 5/6 title but missing out on the 3/4 title. Malahide picked up a dramatic win in the Div 9/10 final. They equalised from the penalty spot from Ailbhe Kennedy. The stroke was given in bizarre circumstances, when a short [...]
With the majority of the women’s leagues finishing up last week, here’s a run-down of some of the end of season results. Division 2: Bray won the league on Tuesday. IJC winners, Glenanne, could claim second spot if Pembroke 2nds take points off Railway and with it a playoff match with Three Rock for promotion/relegation. [...]
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