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Newbridge College completed the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup second round line-up on Friday afternoon as they got the better of St Kilian’s DSD 2-0.
Corinthian ended Trinity’s incredible unbeaten run in women’s Leinster Division One, their run ending at 53 games since their last defeat in the provincial competition.
Avoca and Clontarf both ran up two wins each over the weekend to push on in men’s Leinster Division One. Avoca started off with a 7-1 win over Bray on Saturday, going 3-0 up in the first half and never looking back as Richard Couse netted a hat trick and Elliott Goode scoring twice. On […]
Lisnagarvey extended their lead at the top; Monkstown moved up to second with big win over Three Rock while YM continued their upward curve at Annadale; UCD vs Pembroke and Glenanne vs Corinthian ended in draws
Pegasus are the last side standing with a perfect record in the women’s EY Hockey League after three rounds following a double weekend packed with late drama across the 10 games.
Lisnagarvey extended their lead at the head of the men’s EYHL as Monkstown made a big move; Pegasus and Pembroke made it two from two in the women’s EYHL; here’s the Saturday round-up
Old Alex announced a massive double coup on Thursday evening with Irish internationals Nikki Evans and Deirdre Duke confirming they will play for the Milltown club.
Dave Passmore has announced the first Irish women’s indoor international squad since 1990, naming a 14-player panel for a December trip to Durban, South Africa for six test matches.
The North Dublin Knights produced a series of excellent performances at the inaugural PSi UK indoor hockey tournament which took place in Southampton.
AerCap has signed a two-year sponsorship deal with Leinster Hockey to support their ambitious high performance player and coach development programme for the Junior Age teams
Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions has announced a four-year sponsorship agreement with the Irish Hockey Umpires Association (IHUA).
Women’s EYHL Division 2/Leinster Division One round-up Corinthian have taken control of women’s EYHL Division 2 with a big 2-0 win over Leinster rivals Trinity, making it three wins from three in Pool A and moving seven points clear of the chasers. Hannah McKay laid on the perfect pass for Lauren McGrane to deflect in […]
Cork C of I are the sole men’s EYHL2 side left with an unbeaten record; Pool B saw draws all round while Rathgar and Kilkenny won in Leinster
Lisnagarvey continued their imperious form as they ended UCD’s unbeaten streak; YM and Banbridge got their first wins while Monkstown and Three Rock won too
Women’s EYHL – day one round-up Catholic Institute 3 (N Carroll 2, R Begley) Muckross 3 (K Baker, A O’Flanagan, N Keegan) Muckross denied Catholic Institute a winning start to life in the women’s EYHL in the closing stages as the Dublin 4 side’s newcomers made their mark. Insta led 2-0 early on courtesy of […]
All the results from the men’s and women’s EYHL and EYHL2 games as well as the Leinster and Munster Division One and IJC outcomes
The women’s EY Hockey League clubs will hope the euphoria of last weekend’s Olympic qualifiers in Energia Park can filter through to the premier domestic competition which gets underway on Saturday.
Chloe Watkins admitted “flashbacks of 2015 were coming into my head” as she stepped up for her vital shoot-out to keep Ireland’s Olympic hopes alive.
Ireland’s shoot-out queens are Tokyo-bound as Ayeisha McFerran added another glorious entry into her own sporting folklore with three incredible shoot-out saves.
Sean Dancer admitted “it wasn’t pretty” as the first leg of the Irish women’s Olympic qualifiers double-header in a rain-soaked 0-0 draw at Energia Park in Donnybrook against Canada.
With the Energia Park stage set by a remarkable, volunteer-led five-day revamp, the Irish women are looking to hit the turf running this evening for their double-header with Olympic qualification on the line. The World Cup silver medalists are looking to continue their incredible ascent and qualify for the Games for the first time. Because […]
“The video umpire should hang his head in shame.” Captain Jonathan Bell’s summation will be echoed around the Irish hockey world as a video review decision with one second to go denied his side a place at the 2020 Olympic Games.
Corinthian and Ards have taken early leads in their respective EY Hockey League Division 2 groups as the bank holiday weekend saw the two clubs land their second wins of the competition.
High-flying UCD and Lisngarvey both produced monumental three-goal turnarounds to take up their places in the last eight of the men’s Irish Senior Cup on a day of high drama.
Ireland will take a two goal lead into the second leg of their Olympic qualifier against Canada tomorrow after beating the hosts 5-3 in Vancouver today. A goal from Chris Cargo and two each from Shane O’Donoghue and Sean Murray gave Ireland the win in an impressive performance. Man-of-the-match O’Donoghue attributed the win to the […]
Ireland’s men put themselves into a golden position to claim a second successive Olympic spot as they will carry a two-goal lead into the second leg in west Vancouver.
UCD produced a huge comeback despite red card to beat Clontarf; Lisnagarvey fight back against Bann as the Irish Senior Cup ties ultimately went to the form book
Mark Tumilty his Ireland team are primed and fully motivated for this weekend’s Olympic qualification showdown with Canada in Vancouver. Speaking after yesterday’s captain’s run to Eoin Luc O’Ceallaigh, the Ireland boss said that his team were ‘buzzing’ to put the disappointing European campaign behind them. “We’ve come off the back of a disappointment. We’ve […]
While Irish hockey fans will be glued to the Olympic qualifiers in Vancouver on Saturday night online, there are plenty of high quality live games on offer in the afternoon as the men’s Irish Senior Cup and women’s EYHL Division 2 hit the turf.
The High School completed their decade-long journey from schools’ hockey obscurity to the top of the boys’ pile as they produced a remarkable comeback to land the Tasmanian Shield.
With half-term closing in, the Leinster Senior Premier League is hitting top speed with a couple of new faces like St Columba’s and Newpark coming into view with challenges for playoff places.
King’s Hospital will contest their first All-Ireland Schoolboys semi-final since 1997, lining out in the first ever all-Leinster final four.
Safely installed in Vancouver, new Irish coach Mark Tumilty says the Irish men’s squad are bubbling up nicely for their two-legged Olympic qualifier against Canada.
Some of the early contenders for the All-Ireland Schoolboys Championship title emerged from a competitive day one around Dublin.
Shane O’Donoghue says Ireland are in a good place ahead of their huge men’s Olympic qualifiers next weekend at Rutledge Field in Vancouver.
The All-Ireland Schoolboys Championships hits Dublin this week as 16 of the best schools teams from around the island battle it out for the Tasmanian Shield and the newly introduced Herbie Sharman Perpetual Shield.
UCD will meet Pegasus in the women’s Irish Senior Cup final for the third time in a decade after their Saturday semi-final wins. The students, gunning for a sixth title since 2009, edged out Loreto 1-0 at Belfield in a frantic contest with Katherine Egan nicking the only goal in the second quarter. It was […]
Clontarf and Railway Union continued their winning ways on a day of 38 goals in just five games in Leinster men’s Division One while another 30 followed in Sunday’s Mills Cup. The big tie was a true cracker with Tarf eventually holding on for a 5-4 win over Avoca in a battle between two EY […]
Women Irish Senior Cup – Semi-Finals: Corinthian 0 Pegasus 3 (L McKee, K McDonald, M Harvey); UCD 1 (K Egan) Loreto 0 Leinster Division 1: Monkstown 0 Genesis 1 (C Fullston); Naas 1 (S Farrell) Trinity 7 (R Burns 2, S Campbell 2, A Long 2, A Buttimer); Rathgar 1 (C Christie) North Kildare 0 […]
Avoca and Clontarf will put their respective 100% records to the test on Saturday at Newpark in the first classico of the men’s Leinster Division One.
Almost exactly two years ago to the day, Corinthian were unceremoniously bundled out of the women’s Irish Senior Cup by Pegasus 12-0 in the first round.
Women’s international test match Ireland 2 (H Matthews, A O’Flanagan) Belgium 4 (S vanden Borre 2, A Gerniers, J Boon) Anna O’Flanagan scored on her 200th international appearance for Ireland but the side fell 4-2 to Belgium as part of “simulation week” for the side ahead of their Olympic qualifiers. The Green Army endured a rough […]
Ireland lost 6-0 to the reigning World Cup and European champions Belgium at the Lara club in Wavre in the Green Machine’s final warm-up game for the Olympic qualifiers.
Corinthian completed a dream weekend when they backed up their Saturday Irish Senior Cup win over Banbridge with a dramatic 3-2 win over Cork C of I on the opening weekend of the women’s EY Hockey League Division 2.
Loreto, UCD, Pegasus and Corinthian will line out in the women’s Irish Senior Cup semi-finals next weekend following their respective wins last Saturday. The Beaufort side produced a truly sparking 5-3 victory over Railway Union to take up their place in the final four, coming back a couple of times to win the day at […]
Cork’s Harlequins and C of I and Ulster duo Instonians and Cookstown all won by narrow margins to get off to strong starts in men’s EY Hockey League Division Two.
On a dramatic day three in the men’s EY Hockey League, Lisnagarvey scored six times in the second half against Three Rock, Corinthian got their first EYHL win, UCD kept their 100% record while Glenanne and Town won too
Lisnagarvey and UCD’s big wins see them clear at the top of the men’s EYHL; Corinthian, Loreto, Pegasus and UCD are in the women’s ISC semi-final
Mark Tumilty says he is keen to seeing his Ireland side getting back to deploying players in their regular positions as he announced his Olympic qualifiers panel to meet Canada on October 26 and 27.
St Andrew’s and Wesley drew a high quality Leinster Senior A league tie as both look set to be contenders for a semi-final berth from Section B of the competition.