Archive for hockey

IHL points deduction for UCC

Posted in Life with tags , on 12 March 2011 by Steve

“University College Cork’s off-field woes have continued with the news that they have been docked two women’s Irish Hockey League points for fielding an ineligible player …” (more)

[Alan Good, Southern Fried Hockey, 12 March]

Pegasus and UCD top their pools

Posted in Life with tags , on 7 February 2011 by Steve

“Pegasus and UCD top their respective pools after the latest round of Irish Hockey League matches at the weekend. The Ulster champions beat Hermes 3-1 in Belfast to go two points clear in Pool A while the students took advantage of Railway Union and Armagh’s draws to move a point clear of both sides in Pool B …” (more)

[Mary Hannigan, Irish Times, 7 February]

College get back in the mix

Posted in Life with tags , on 8 November 2010 by Steve

“UCC made their IHL return to the Mardyke in style, as they routed Belfast Harlequins 4-1 to give their semi-final hopes a real shot in the arm …” (more)

[Alan Good, Southern Fried Hockey, 8 November]

Trinity face difficult task

Posted in Life with tags on 29 October 2010 by Steve

WOMEN’S HOCKEY UCD and Trinity’s stamina will be tested this weekend when they return to Leinster League action after taking part in the intervarsity tournament in Dublin, Trinity facing two of the top three, Loreto and Hermes, tomorrow and on Sunday …” (more)

[Mary Hannigan, Irish Times, 29 October]

Gray guides CIT to varsity glory

Posted in Life with tags , , on 27 October 2010 by Steve

“Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) claimed a memorable first ever win at the men’s Irish Hockey Intervarsities at Belfield, UCD yesterday, defeating Dublin City University 2-1 in the final. The Bishopstown outfit were not, however, awarded the Mauritius Cup …” (more)

[Southern Fried Hockey, 27 October]

Profitable weekend for UCD as Watkins hits five

Posted in Life with tags , on 4 October 2010 by Steve

WOMEN’S HOCKEY Only two weekends in to the Leinster League season and already the first division table has a familiar look about it, the top four from the last campaign – Railway Union, Loreto, Hermes and UCD – the only teams to win both their opening games …” (more)

[Mary Hanningan, Irish Times, 4 October]

McInroy steps down; UCD look for new boss

Posted in Life with tags , on 27 May 2010 by Steve

“UCD men are on the lookout for a new coach following John McInroy’s decision to pursue a new business venture in his native South Africa, leaving with the club’s blessing …” (more)

[Stephen Findlater, The Hook, 27 May]

College draw first blood

Posted in Life with tags , on 18 January 2010 by Steve

“UCC exposed a chink in Catholic Institute’s armour in the showpiece tie of the women’s Division One programme, claiming a 2-1 win to ruin the Limerick outfit’s 100% record for the season so far …” (more)

[Alan Good, Southern Fried Hockey, 18 January]

UCC pitch ‘a write-off’

Posted in Life with tags , , on 9 January 2010 by Steve

“UCC will be forced to replace their all-weather pitch at The Mardyke following November’s flooding devastation, it emerged today. The university’s acting director of physical education and sport, Christine O’Donovan, confirmed that the facility is not repairable and must be replaced as part of a general clean-up operation that could cost up to €6 million …” (more)

[Alan Good, Southern Fried, 8 January]

UCD double up to tie top spot

Posted in Life with tags , on 8 December 2009 by Steve

“Two goals in each half at Whitechurch Park saw UCD at move into a three-way tie with Loreto and Railway Union at the top of division one, albeit with three extra games played, as they completed their pre-Christmas league campaign with a flourish …” (more)

[Stephen Findlater, The Hook, 7 December]

Flood-hit UCC pay tribute to helping hands

Posted in Life with tags , , on 28 November 2009 by Steve

“An aerial view of The Mardyke, taken at the height of the flooding last week, shows the entire grounds submerged, including the all-weather hockey pitch (centre). Munster’s hockey community has rallied around the University College Cork (UCC) club after the students’ pitch was left unplayable for ‘the foreseeable future’ following the catastrophic floods that hit Cork last week …” (more)

[Irish Hockey News, 27 November]

Hockey: UCD control game to overcome Fingal

Posted in Life with tags , on 26 November 2009 by Steve

“UCD men’s hockey team took on Fingal at the National Hockey Stadium in Belfield last Saturday, looking to extend their unbeaten run to three games. Taking on a Fingal side coming off the back of two successive losses, this was a good opportunity for College to push themselves above their opponents in the table with a win …” (more)

[Killian Woods, University Observer, 24 November]