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Men's weekend preview

Men's weekend preview

February 13, 2009 | 451 views | Leave a comment

The cancelled interpros mean Glenanne can have full usage of Jonathon Kane and Leinster U-21 captain Richie Shaw for what could be a pivotal weekend in the race for domestic honours. The pair are back in the squad with the match confirmed as a Saturday game after thoughts earlier this week of moving the game […]

IHA announce yet more refixes

IHA announce yet more refixes

February 11, 2009 | 325 views | Leave a comment

On an incredibly busy day for those responsible for the running of competitions in the IHA, the finalised dates (in addition to the mens’ ISC dates which can be seen here) for the IJC and a couple of amendments to the ESB Women’s Irish Senior Cup calendar have been released. The men’s IJC quarter-finals will […]

IHA names refix dates

IHA names refix dates

February 9, 2009 | 378 views | Leave a comment

The IHA has named February 21 as the date for Irish Senior Cup refixes to take place after 13 games in the men’s and women’s competition were cancelled due to snow last weekend. The date was initially reserved for the third round of the competition but that round will now take place on February 28. […]

Denham names U-21 squad

Denham names U-21 squad

February 9, 2009 | 443 views | Leave a comment

Niall Denham has named an eye-opening Leinster U-21 squad for this weekend’s interprovincial tournament, to be held at Grange Road. YMCA’s Australian-born drag-flicker Jacob Webber – who arrived in Dublin earlier this season – has made his mark with a number of goals in the Leinster senior league. He gets the nod along with German […]

Corinthian and Monkstown top indoor group stages

Corinthian and Monkstown top indoor group stages

February 8, 2009 | 286 views | Leave a comment

Two Corinthian wins this morning saw the reds progress into the semi-finals as top of group one in the Indoor League, ahead of reigning champions on goal difference. Andrew Sutton’s five put paid to Dublin University as part of 13-0 thrashing. Glenanne’s 8-3 win over Kilkenny – thanks to four goals in six minutes from […]

McVicker calls for winter-break for indoor

McVicker calls for winter-break for indoor

February 8, 2009 | 317 views | Leave a comment

With the weather this week, the idea of a winter break for outdoor hockey in favour of indoor was once again raised – this time by Irish legend Lynsey McVicker – coinciding neatly with the finals day at National Basketball Arena. Speaking to the Belfast Telegraph this week, she said “I definitely think it is […]

Women's ISC and league preview

Women's ISC and league preview

February 5, 2009 | 301 views | Leave a comment

The complete opposite of the men’s competition, none of the seven remaining Leinster sides need to leave the province this weekend in the second round of the ISC. Indeed, six of the ties see provincial derbies with just Pembroke’s hosting of Belfast Harlequins and Cork C of I’s long journey to Ballymoney see long journeys. […]

Men's Irish Senior Cup preview

Men's Irish Senior Cup preview

February 5, 2009 | 350 views | Leave a comment

Few home comforts for Leinster sides this weekend in the men’s ISC as the league’s top three all hit the road. Pembroke’s is the biggest task, travelling to Garryduff to take on Cork C of I in one of three All-IHL clashes. In the stand-out fixture of the round, Pembroke’s quintet of internationals take on […]

Men's IHL: Glenanne 3 Instonians 0

Men's IHL: Glenanne 3 Instonians 0

February 2, 2009 | 305 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne v. Instonians IHL 1.2.2009 from JWay on Vimeo.Glenanne 3 (Stephen Butler 2, Shane O’Donoghue) Instonians 0Glenanne moved to a dominant position in Pool A of the Irish Hockey League with a slightly flattering 3-0 bonus point victory over Instonians in Glenanne Park today. Although they were deserved winners, some fine saves from Steven Doran […]

Last year's indoor finalists lead the way

Last year's indoor finalists lead the way

February 1, 2009 | 377 views | Leave a comment

Last year’s finalists, Monkstown and Three Rock Rovers, took the early initiative on the opening day of the indoor league, with 13 games producing nearly 120 goals at the National Basketball Arena. Rovers lead the way in Group One thanks to two impressive second half performances against Trinity and Glenanne. Other than that, they struggled […]

Men's IHL: Round Three, Saturday round-up

Men's IHL: Round Three, Saturday round-up

January 31, 2009 | 398 views | Leave a comment

Blakeney’s Goal vs. Garvey from Threerockroversones on Vimeo. Group ACookstown 0 Pembroke 0Pembroke and Cookstown shared the spoils after a scrappy nil-all at Coolnafranky. Ivan Steen missed the most gilt-edged chance, failing to convert a penalty stroke. Alan Sothern and Gordon Elliott had the better open play chances in the first quarter before the second […]

IHC and IJC Results

IHC and IJC Results

January 31, 2009 | 376 views | Leave a comment

Division Four side Mullingar took a huge leap forward in the Irish Hockey Challenge with a thumping 3-0 win over Omagh at the Youth Sports ground this afternoon. They go into Monday’s draw to face either on three of Ulster sides: Down – conquerors of Portrane after extra-time – Campbellians or Saintfield, who beat the […]

Women's Division One: Round-Up

Women's Division One: Round-Up

January 31, 2009 | 354 views | Leave a comment

Trinity 3 (Rachel Scott 3) Glenanne 1 (Nicci Daly) It was lucky number 13 for Trinity as they finally picked up their first win of the season thanks to a Rachel Scott treble against Glenanne. Her first came from a penalty corner in the 10th minute when she, in the pusher-out position, swept in. Nicci […]

Men's IHL preview – Round Three

Men's IHL preview – Round Three

January 30, 2009 | 346 views | Leave a comment

Group 1Cork Harlequins v Annadale (Saturday), 1pm, Farmer’s CrossTwo sides without yet in the competition, the hosts prop up the table after a narrow reverse in Pembroke and a chastening turnover at home last time out against Glenanne. In recent weeks a number of top players returned to the fold, including the Lombard brothers Paul […]

Women’s Division One preview

Women’s Division One preview

January 30, 2009 | 4,558 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne will look to take advantage of the lack of domestic action of the sides above them to close in on a potential IHL place. Back in September, much of the talk about the two promoted sides centred on Bray and their new arrivals. The Glens took a much lower profile, however, and have confounded […]

Fight for indoor title gets underway

Fight for indoor title gets underway

January 27, 2009 | 365 views | Leave a comment

Indoor hockey returns this Sunday with a 13-game marathon at the National Basketball Arena with the chance to represent Ireland at the European Club Championships in 2010 the prize for the winning side. The group phases take place this weekend, February 1, as the race to pick up the Tony Byrne title begins in earnest […]

Irish Senior Cup draws announced

Irish Senior Cup draws announced

January 26, 2009 | 345 views | Leave a comment

A number of IHL sides are guaranteed to fall in the next round of the Irish Senior Cup as the second round draw threw up a number of enticing clashes. The initial stand-out fixture on the men’s side looks to be Pembroke’s trip down south to take on Cork C of I though the Ulster […]

Women's Division One: Glenanne 4 Old Alex 4

Women's Division One: Glenanne 4 Old Alex 4

January 26, 2009 | 318 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne 4 (Nicci Daly, Ciara Nugent, Derbhla Kieran, Paula Fitzpatrick) Old Alex 4 (Lucy Cotter, Gillian Garrett, Jan Ovington, Lesle-Ann George)A real rollercoaster of a game saw Old Alex take an early 2-0 before hosts Glenanne turned the game on its head before half-time to make it 3-2 at the break. Lucy Cotter netted soon […]

Men's Irish Senior Cup results

Men's Irish Senior Cup results

January 24, 2009 | 432 views | Leave a comment

A cracking day’s action saw 49 goals in eight games played across the country. The highlights came, as expected, at Rathdown and Shawsbridge with two classic cup ties. In the battle of the Towns, the Cooks edged out the Monks with the odd goal in seven despite trailing 2-0 inside ten minutes. The Coolnafranky side’s […]

Women's ISC results

Women's ISC results

January 24, 2009 | 474 views | Leave a comment

UCD pulled off the big result of the round, winning on the eighth round of penalty strokes against Hermes with Roisin Flinn heroically shook off a nasty jaw injury to score the decisive stroke. Flinn thought she had put UCD on the verge of the second round when she netted with their fifth stroke but […]