With Loreto off the scene, there is no major shark on the scene with Leinster women’s Division One looking to be incredibly competitive in the race to be crowned provincial champion and earn a place at the end of season EYHL promotion playoffs. Old Alex were the best placed last season and will hope new […]
Ronan Hickey’s side will be looking to build on a reasonable first season back in Leinster Division One after a long time away, winning the Jacqui Potter Shield and reaching the final of the Irish Hockey Trophy.
YMCA and Corinthian look set to be the two leading lights to push for promotion out of Leinster Division One and onward to the men’s EY Hockey League playoffs this season.
Avoca welcome back Mark Haughton and Peter Haughton from their travels but the latter comes back with a knee injury requiring surgery and so his impact will be limited.
Emma White’s pair of diving saves meant the women’s Irish Hockey Trophy title will stay in Cork for a third successive year with Bandon taking over the mantle after Cork C of I’s two year reign.
Clontarf secured their place in the EY Hockey League promotion playoffs as they got the win they needed to stave off the threat of YMCA for the third and final berth from Leinster.
Lisnagarvey stand on the precipice of the inaugural EY Hockey League with a potential win over bottom placed Annadale on Saturday putting them over the line with three games to go.
UCD confirmed their place in the EY Hockey League places while YMCA just about kept their chances alive with a last ditch goal against Clontarf.
Clontarf and YMCA’s EYHL promotion playoff hopes reach critical mass this Saturday with both probably battling it out for the third place from Leinster’s Division 1A; Kilkenny face a big ask if they are to end their final hoodoo in the Irish Trophy final
Rachel Boyce’s penalty corner goal ultimately saw Avoca claim the LHA Shield with a narrow 2-1 win over Glenanne on St Patrick’s Day to complete a memorable day of action at Grange Road.
It’s derby day across the island with three in-province showdowns taking place in the men’s EY Hockey League with Glenanne and Three Rock Rovers meeting in a key game in the playoff race.
The women’s EY Hockey League playoff race is likely to reach something of a denouement this weekend after months of twists and turns as they bid to join Hermes in the Champions Trophy.
Corinthian claimed the Leinster men’s Division One title with plenty to spare, allowing them to focus on the labyrinthine EY promotion playoff phases.
Loreto claimed the women’s Leinster Division One title, a feat they long looked likely to do, on Saturday afternoon but the playoff picture is still as competitive ever with the last few games open to multiple different outcomes.
Leinster women’s Division One’s big issues are more than likely to be determined this weekend with a double weekend for most teams with the league title, playoff places and relegation positions all potentially nailed down.
Corinthian are pretty much assured of the first EY Hockey League playoff place from men’s Leinster Division 1A after they recorded their fourth win from five games to date last Saturday with a 1-0 win over Clontarf.
Railway Union and Loreto will contest the Jacqui Potter Cup final on St Patrick’s Day after they made it through their respective semi-finals last Sunday; Glenanne beat Muckross 2-0 in the big women’s Leinster Division One tie.
Men’s Leinster Division 1A’s race for the three tickets to EYHL playoffs took a significant turn last night with UCD recording a 4-1 win over YMCA on a bitterly cold night in Milltown.
Corinthian and Clontarf strengthened their hold on two of three tickets to the EY Hockey League playoffs with wins over YMCA and Avoca, respectively, in Leinster Division 1A.
Reigning champions Corinthian will play Pembroke in the Mills Cup final following their respective wins over YMCA and Three Rock Rovers this week, setting up a showdown on St Patrick’s Day at Grange Road; Leinster league round-up