Three Rock Ladies
On catch-up Sunday, the form guide proved accurate as Glenanne and Railway’s men and Hermes in the Jacqui Potter advanced in their Leinster senior cups, Armagh and Trinity made it to the indoor playoffs but Loreto were frustrated yet again
How the top sides cope with the slings and arrows of fortune in 2011 will be the decisive factor in deciding the destination of the Leinster division one title with external factors testing coach’s desires for a consistent panel.
With CPP players back in contention for starting places, Loreto against Old Alex looks the pick of the ties in the women’s division one this weekend with several players likely to make a comeback.
Six cup draws were made by the IHA on Monday afternoon with interesting ties in the men’s and women’s Irish Junior, Trophy and Challenge events becoming apparent.
Three men’s IHL sides will fall at the first hurdle of this year’s Irish Senior Cup following this evening’s draw. In the women’s competition, Railway play Pegasus in the stand-out first round fixture in the women’s competition.
Women’s Division One/Two playoff Bray 3 (Wendy Adams 2, Cathy Brock) Three Rock Ladies (Brigid Charmant) aet Wendy Adams extra-time double meant Bray stayed in division one as they held off the challenge of Three Rock Ladies – division two’s best placed first team – after a hard-fought battle at Wesley. It was a hastily […]
Women’s Division 9/10 final: TRL IV 1 (Stephanie Bourke) Avoca II 3 ( Cara Kelehan, Rachel Murphy, Paula Anderton) Avoca II completed a league and cup double as they added the Division 9/10 cup title to the league crown they claimed in March as they came from a goal deficit at half-time to get the […]
After the enforced Winter hibernation, women’s hockey finally kicks fully into gear as two hotly anticipated Irish Senior Cup ties take centre stage on a full weekend of action. Revenge will be foremost in the minds of Loreto as they seek to make up for last year’s second round exit at the hands of UCD […]
Jacqui Potter Cup – first round Three Rock Ladies 1 (Suzanne Mellon) Hermes 6 (Anna O’Flanagan 2, Jenny Burke, Aoife Harte, Sarah Greene, Niamh Atcheler) Hermes were made to work hard for their place in the second round of the Jacqui Potter Cup as they were held 1-1 at half-time at Grange Road by division […]
Weston will head back out on the road as they look to take a second Ulster scalp in the Irish Hockey Trophy quarter-finals. But in Antrim, finalists last season, they will face a sterner test than their trip to Armagh and home tie with Galway following the draw on Sunday night. Suttonians, though, will enjoy […]
Nikki Symmons named her Leinster U-16 panel, hoping to bring the girl’s interprovincial title back to the province for the first time since 2005. Kate Lloyd, Anna Roopnarinesingh, Orla Macken, Anna May Whelan and Ailish Naughton are all included for the second year running for the tournament which takes place at Grange Road on October […]
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 […]
Genesis remain the only Leinster side left in either the men’s or women’s Irish Hockey Trophys as they advanced thanks to a win at Ballymena on penalty strokes. The Dun Laoghaire side struck the post once in normal time but were thankful to Mount Anville schoolgirl Becky Vaughan in nets who pulled off a series […]
A huge weekend in Irish Cup action with both men’s and women’s Irish Junior Cup, Irish Hockey Challenge and the last eight in the Irish Hockey Trophy up for decision. Grange Road sees a bumper three-game schedule with Niall Denham’s Three Rock Ladies hosting Catholic Institute in the IHT with a semi-final place and Irish […]
Division Two high-flyers Three Rock Ladies and Genesis are Leinster’s last remaining representatives in the Irish Hockey Trophy following their wins over Bandon and Dromore, respectively. Newbridge fell at the hands of Priorians while Wexford lost Cookstown on the women’s side. Suttonians, meanwhile, were the last Dublin side to fall in the men’s competition with […]
Suttonians remain Leinster’s last chance of taking the inaugural Irish Hockey Trophy as they host Catholic Institute this Saturday in a rearranged quarter-final from before Christmas. After back-to-back 3-2 wins on the road against Avoca and Portadown, Sutton play Institute for the very first time in the club’s history with their first home tie of […]
* Three Rock Ladies coach Niall Denham has been named as the boss for the 2009 Leinster men’s U-21 side. Denham has previously been involved with Leinster schoolboy sides and will take charge for the tournament which takes place on February 13 to 15. Elsewhere, former Cork C of I man, Jason Lynch has been […]
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 […]
Men’s Irish Junior Cup ROUND 2 (January 17, 2009)Bandon II v Corinthian IICookstown II v Lisnagarvey IIThree Rock Rovers II v YMCA IIGlenanne II v Bangor IIMonkstown II v NICS IIPembroke II v Railway Union IIWeston II v Cork C of I IIInstonians II v Raphoe II ESB Irish Junior Cup Round 2 (January 17, […]
Ashton II 3 (Catherine McCarthy, Jenny Couhglan, Aoife Duggan) Clontarf II 0 The first round of the IJC was completed with Ashton the last name to go into the draw for the second round of the competition as they produced the goods in the second half to beat Clontarf. Goals from Catherine McCarthy, Jenny Coughlan […]