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.
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 [...]
Newbridge hockey club invites all Leinster clubs to a workshop on volunteerism, facilitated by Volunteer Ireland on Tuesday, November 18. The workshop will take place in Newbridge Town Football club’s premises for what should be a great seminar. The event gets under way at 7pm and is likely to be finished at 9.40pm and people [...]
The Irish Hockey Association (IHA) has released the 44 nominees for the Irish Hockey Awards to be presented on May 31 at The Ballsbridge Court Hotel, Dublin Four nominees have been issued for the each of the eleven award categories, ranging from top international players, to coaches, umpires, volunteers and clubs. Tickets for the event [...]
Holders Old Alex crashed out of the IJC as they were beaten at St Andrews in a 5 goal thriller. There was better news, though, for Leinster sides Hermes, Railway, Our Lady’s, Suttonians, Bray, Pembroke, Loreto and Clontarf who have all made it through to the last 16.In the men’s draw, holders Pembroke kicked off [...]
The Irish Junior Cup reaches round 2 this weekend with 30 matches to be decided. Last year’s ESB IJC winners Old Alex welcome Randalstown to St Andrews as they are still without a ‘home’ ground while Hermes will be on the other pitch there against Lurgan. Runners-up Bray play Victorians. The Wicklow side are currently [...]
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