Portrane hockey club’s Adrian Henchey says the decision to keep the €1.6m pitch in Donabate unavailable to local clubs as “heart-breaking”, causing potentially terminal issues for one the country’s oldest clubs.
Frank Ryan struck a golden goal to hand Monkstown victory in the Railway Cup; Fingal III, Bray II and TRR V won the other divisional cups while Glenanne are the Galtrim Cup winners once more and TRR won the Walters title
Avoca are back in the big time after a six year absence they produced an incredible comeback in the closing 11 minutes of their tie against Dublin University to get the point they required to confirm the success.
Amid a rollercoaster of emotions on the international stage, Leinster men’s division one could well produce a winner this weekend, especially after last Monday’s 16th round of matches slipped in under the radar.
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