Mens Division 1
Clontarf and Corinthian took the early advantage in the men’s Leinster Division 1A with their victories over UCD and Avoca, respectively, as the business end of the season began in earnest.
National level outdoor fixtures return after the winter break with a bang as the Irish Senior Cup quarter-finals take place while the quest to get into the EYHL playoffs begins its second phase in Leinster.
Richard Couse’s hat trick got Avoca out of something of a pickle as the Blackrock club got the result they needed to finally pin down a place in the top five of Leinster men’s Division One.
The top five in Leinster men’s Division One is still be to be formalised as Avoca’s tie with Weston fell victim to the frost as Newpark, posptoned along with a couple of other ties.
The key scores from a weather-affected Saturday as the Jacqui Potter Cup quarter-finals and men’s Leinster Division One took centre-stage while Ireland’s men and women were also in action
Railway Union will be keen for a revenge shot at Three Rock Rovers as they bid to bounce back and win the men’s National Indoor Trophy on Sunday in St Columba’s having fallen a week ago in the Leinster final.
Corinthian moved back into the top three of Leinster’s Division One with a 2-0 win over Avoca that leaves the Blackrock club in fifth, three points ahead of Fingal going into next week’s last round of matches in the first phase of the season.
Clontarf completed a superb 2015 with a 4-3 win over Fingal to pass 40 points in calendar year for the first time in their history, winning 14 games out of 16 in the league since last January.
All the key results from Saturday, December 12’s EYHL matches as well as the Leinster league division ones and the two women’s Irish Hockey Trophy ties that survived the weather
Saturday offers a day with plenty of movement possible in the men’s EY Hockey League table with all matches pitting sides in similar areas of the table against each other.
Just a point separates Pembroke and Railway Union but the latter is much happier with the early phases of the maiden EY Hockey League campaign; there’s is the key meeting of a busy weekend that also features Under-21 interpros, Irish Junior Cup and Mills Cup games
Clontarf and Corinthian both confirmed their places in the top five of the Leinster league last weekend, keeping their hopes firmly alive of being involved in the EYHL playoffs later in the season.
YMCA’s 3-1 win over Clontarf means that both sides are a point away from being formally and mathematically ensured of a place in the top group when the Leinster Division One season splits in January.
It was leg one of the women’s EY Hockey League double weekend, day two of the boys interpros and another significant day in both the men’s and women’s Leinster Division Ones – here are all the results from those games
Corinthian took a significant step toward confirming their place in the top half of men’s Leinster Division One in midweek when they got the better of YMCA 3-1 on Tuesday evening.
A double weekend in the men’s EY Hockey League can see plenty of momentum shifts across the board both in the top and bottom halves of the table.
Clontarf continued their hugely impressive start to the Leinster men’s Division One season with a fourth successive win, beating UCD 6-5 at Mount Temple on Saturday to keep pace with UCD.
The last two remaining perfect records in the men’s EY Hockey League came to an end; here are all the key results from the EY Hockey League and the men’s and women’s Leinster Division One – anything missing? Let me know at email@example.com
After a lengthy break for the majority of the sides in the men’s EY Hockey League, the competition returns to centre stage this weekend for round four.
Corinthian made it two out of two in men’s Leinster Division One, winning 6-2 from a potentially tricky away fixture against Kilkenny; UCD, Clontarf, YMCA, Dublin University and Avoca were also winners on day two of the new season