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
Swords hockey club are looking for one to two coaches for the upcoming 2011/12 season. The ALSAA based club currently has three ladies teams and have been very successful in raising their standards over the past five years.
A bumper of weekend of finals saw nine titles – four national and five in Leinster – decided in Dublin at the weekend. From a hometown perspective on the national stage, pick of the bunch was Portrane’s victory in the IHC
Swords hockey club enjoyed their most successful season ever since joining the Leinster leagues back in 1980 with the first team moving up to division four in style following an unbeaten campaign. Indeed, the club fielded three times for the first time in its history with the top two sides earning promotion. The firsts, coached [...]
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 [...]
Clontarf 4 (Ciaran McNamara 2, Ross McMullen, Gareth Borland) UCD 3 (Ben Grogan, Neil Young, Tadhg Walsh-Peelo)Clontarf advance to the second round to play Railway Union after an exciting win against a UCD-side that showed the rigours of their recent schedule. Tarf went 3-1 thanks to two corner defelctions up at the Bull Ring from [...]
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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