Hockey Ireland Domestic Weekend Results: Saturday March 9th

THURSDAY MARCH 7 2024

 

EY HOCKEY LEAGUE MEN’S DIVISION 1

THREE ROCK ROVERS 1 – 1 YMCA┬á

The postponed game from the previous Saturday went ahead on Thursday night at Grange Road. Tevin Kok gave the visitors, YMCA the lead in the 31st minute with a goal from open play. Ben Johnson equalised with a converted penalty corner in the 57th minute to secure a share of the spoils for Three Rock Rovers.

 

SATURDAY  MARCH 9 2024

 

BANBRIDGE 3-2 LISNAGARVEY

This Ulster derby was also the clash of the top two teams in the table at Havelock Park.  Lisnagarvey went ahead in the 6th minute through a Matthew Nelson goal from open play.

Jake Rowe equalised for Banbridge in the 18th minute scoring from a converted penalty corner to make it 1-1. Jonny McKee gave Bann the lead in the 35th minute from open play.

Matthew McKee increased the lead for Banbridge with a 61st minute goal from open play to leave Bann 3-1 ahead  . Lisnagarvey grabbed a late consolation goal when their captain Andrew Williamson converted a late penalty corner in the 70th minute to make the final score Banbridge 3 Lisnagarvey 2.

 

GLENNANE 4-0 UCD 

Glenanne had┬á UCD as visitors to St. Andrew’s College in the EYHL Division 1 on Saturday.┬á Brad Venter gave the hosts the lead in the 24th┬áminute from open play. Gary Shaw increased Glenanne’s lead in the 37th┬áminute with a goal from open play.┬á Two late goals for the hosts sealed the win. Jason Rogan made it 3-0 in the 58th┬áminute and Taylor Kelly-Stack made it 4-0 in the 59th┬áminute.

 

MONKSTOWN 4-1  INSTONIANS 

Lee Cole opened and closed Monkstown’s account in this EYHL Men’s Division 1 clash at Rathdown School.┬á He scored in the 16th┬áminute from a converted penalty corner to give Monkstown an early lead. Monkstown led 1-0 at half time. Two goals from Jeremy Duncan put the hosts 3-0 ahead. His first was a converted penalty corner in the 40th┬áminute and his second of the game was from open play in the 58th┬áminute. Lee Cole got his second goal of the game , from another penalty corner in the 66th┬áminute to leave Monkstown 4-0 ahead going into the closing stages of the game. Ross Kelly’s 70th┬áminute converted penalty corner proved a very late consolation goal for Instionians. The match ended Monkstown 4 Instonians 1.

 

THREE ROCK ROVERS 4-1 ANNADALE 

Ben Johnson was on the mark for all of Three Rock Rovers goals in this win over Annadale at Grange Road .His converted penalty corner in the 9th minute made it 1-0 to Rovers. Ben Johnson added a second from open play in the 20th minute. Peter Corrie put the visitors on the scoresheet in the 29th minute from open play. Ben Johnson restored the two-goal margin in the 38th minute to make it 3-1. He converted a penalty corner in the 43rd minute to leave the final score 4-1 to Three Rock Rovers and in the process scoring 5 goals in 3 days over two games for Three Rock Rovers.

 

YMCA 6-1  CORINTHIANS 

Tevin Kok got his second goal in three days for YMCA to open the scoring in this EYHL Men’s Division 1 tie at Wesley College to put YMCA 1-0 ahead. A Grant Glutz goal from open play in the 20th┬áminute increased the lead for YMCA to make it 2-0.┬á ┬áCorinthians got on the score sheet through a converted penalty corner by Max Neill in the 44th┬áminute to reduce the deficit to a single goal. YMCA led 2-1 at this point. Ben O’Grady’s┬á converted penalty corner in the 49th┬áminute restored the two-goal margin to 3-1. Ross Henderson made it 4-1 from open play in the 53rd┬áminute. Sam Hyland┬á made it 5-1 in the 63rd┬áminute.

Ross Henderson made it 6-1 with his second goal of the game from a converted penalty corner in the 70th minute and that was the final score.

EYHL MEN’S DIVISION 2 POOL A

BANDON 2-4  PEMBROKE WANDERERS 

Leinster Men’s Division 1 side┬á Pembroke Wanderers returned home with a full set of points from Bandon Grammar School in this EYHL Men’s Division 2 Pool A clash. Bandon took the lead when Karl Smyth converted a penalty corner in the 2nd┬áminute. Pembroke Wanderers were level in the 14th┬áminute when they were awarded a penalty stroke converted by Dechlan Bennett and it was 1-1 at half-time. Ross Breytenbach gave the visitors the lead in the 48th┬áminute from open play and Jack Flanagan made it 3-1 to Pembroke Wanderers with another open play goal on 50 minutes. David Lynch made it 4-1 for Pembroke Wanderers a minute later and Karl Lynch’s second goal of the game proved a late consolation goal for Bandon when he converted a penalty corner in the 55th minute. It finished Bandon 2 Pembroke Wanderers 4.

 

QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY┬á 1-2┬á AVOCA┬á

Darragh Grogan gave the visitors Avoca the lead at the Queen’s University Grounds in Belfast in the 7th┬áminute 1-0 to Avoca. Hayden Vaitekenas increased their lead in the 30th┬áminute from open play 2-0 for Avoca. Harry Scott responded for Queen’s University in the 34th┬áminute from open play and it was Queen’s 1 Avoca 2 at half-time. There was no further scoring in either the 3rd┬áof 4th┬áquarter and Avoca went home having won 2-1.

 

EYHL MEN’S DIVISION 2 POOL B

COOKSTOWN 2-2 CORK HARLEQUINS 

Sam Dale opened the scoring for Cork Harlequins from open play in the 4th┬áminute.┬á Cookstown were level in the 12th┬áminute thanks to Michael Kerr’s converted penalty corner. it was 1-1 at half-time. Cork Harlequins captain Jack O’Meara restored their lead when he converted a penalty corner in the 62nd┬áminute to put them 2-1 ahead. It was a lead that would only last 2 minutes as Jack Haycock converted a penalty corner for Cookstown in the 64th┬áminute to secure a share of the spoils on a final scoreline of Cookstown 2 Cork Harlequins 2.

 

SOUTH ANTRIM 3-3  RAILWAY UNION 

The Ulster Premier League side and their Leinster Division 1A opponents produced a six goal thriller at Friends’ School in Lisburn this afternoon. Ryan West opened the scoring for the home side in the 6th┬áminute with a goal from open play. Jordan Robinson increased South Antrim’s lead to 2-0 in the 16th┬áminute when he converted a penalty corner. Kenny Carroll responded for Railway Union with a converted penalty corner in the 22nd┬áminute. Robert Devlin equalised for Railers┬á in the 26th┬áminute with a goal from open play to make it 2-2 at half-time.┬á Jan Trejbal restored the visitors lead in the 59th┬áminute from open play. But a converted penalty corner for South Antrim by Peter Mulligan in the 64th┬áminute secured a share of the spoils and it ended 3-3.

 

EYHL WOMEN’S DIVISION 2 POOL A┬á

AVOCA 1-2  CORK HARLEQUINS 

Munster Senior League side Cork Harlequins defeated Leinster Women’s Division 1 side at Newpark Comprehensive School in Dublin in the EYHL WOMEN’S DIVISION 2 POOL B.┬á Yvonne O’Byrne opened the scoring for Harlequins in the 15th┬áminute from open play. She got her second goal of the game by converting a penalty corner in the 21st┬áminute.┬á Cork Harlequins led 2-0 at half-time.┬á Avoca did get on the scoresheet when Zoe Watterson converted a penalty corner in the 64th┬áminute but it ended up Avoca 1 Cork Harlequins 2

 

BELFAST HARLEQUINS  7-0 KILKENNY 

Leinster Division 1 side Kilkenny had no answers to a Belfast Harlequins onslaught in the┬á EYHL Women’s Division 2 Pool A clash at Deramore Park.┬á Emma Fraser put Belfast Harlequins 1-0 up with a converted penalty corner in the 8th┬áminute. Ella Lanuske opened her account with┬á a goal from open play in the 25th ┬áminute to make it 2-0 . Katherine Welshman made it 3-0 with a converted penalty corner in the┬á 44th┬áminute.

Ella Lanuske got her second field goal of the game in the 47th minute to make it 4-0.   Captain Katie Larmour made it 5-0  with a converted penalty corner in the  62nd minute.  Jenna Henry made it 6-0 in the 64th minute and Emily Walls rounded off the scoring in the 69th minute to make the final score 7-0.

 

EYHL WOMEN’S DIVISION 2 POOL B

LURGAN  2-1  MUCKROSS 

Ulster Women’s Premier League side Lurgan hosted Muckross (who are playing for the Leinster Women’s Division 1 title this week against rivals Avoca in their final League match) at Lurgan Junior High School in the EYHL Women’s Division 2 Pool B match and ended up with all the points on offer. Leeanne Thompson opened the scoring for the hosts┬á in the 29th┬áminute from open play. Jo-Anne Reid added a second goal for Lurgan in the 61st minute. Cate Browne┬á scored for Muckross in the final minute as a last gasp consolation score to make the result Lurgan 2 Muckross 1

 

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK  A  UNIVERSITY OF GALWAY A

This match at the Mardyke was abandoned after 7 minutes due to a serious injury  to a University of Galway player.

 

WOMEN’S IRISH SENIOR CUP

PEGASUS 0-6 RAILWAY UNION  

The remaining quarter-final of the Irish Senior Cup was played at Queen’s University Sportsground on Saturday. Pegasus had no answers to a rampant Railway Union side who ran out 6-0 winners. Their reward for today’s win, a trip to Belfield in the semi-final where they will take on 2020 Senior Cup winners UCD.