Female’s Hockey: UCD specialists hold off Train Union

Irish Elderly Cup experts UCD are in the last four yet once more as they created a sensational late show to beat Train Union 4-3 in a spectacular advert for the club video game.

The Belfield pupils move a step more detailed to a potential 4th title in five versions of the competitors complying with a rollercoaster contest.

Elegance Keane and also Niamh Carey had the hosts flying at 2-0 with just 22 mins gone but Train transformed the game on its head either side of half-time. Sarah Hawkshaw got them on the board just before the break as well as, in the 38th min, it was level thanks to the in-form Kate Lloyd.

Zara Delany after that put Railway ahead for the very first time in the 3rd quarter. But UCD had actually plenty left in the storage tank and twins Michelle as well as Niamh Carey– playing against the side their mommy Una McCarthy trains– switched the lead again in the last 11 minutes with a goal each.

Pembroke progressed with a 4-0 sway Queen’s after a fighting screen from the Ulster side at the Dub.

Twenty places separate both sides in the Irish pecking order however the EYHL national league leaders were made to strive for their success.

Simon Bell’s side did have their chances and also, in spite of the result, Pembroke’s Emma Buckley was partially the more busy of the caretakers.

The Cork woman carried out a string of great conserves, denying the hosts specifically at the

begin of the second fifty percent when she was forced into 3 excellent stops.

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were already two goals down and also chasing after the video game yet their performance hid their domestic type which has actually seen them slip to 10th in the Ulster Premier Organization. Alyssa Jebb was handicapped by Buckley at a set-piece early before previous Ireland gamer Sinead Loughran drove home the opener in the 24th min, her edge taking a deflection off a residence stick.

Two mins later, Queen’s yielded once more in similar style, this time Issy Delamer transforming with a direct shot.

After Buckley’s very early second-half heroics, it took the Leinster side till the 64th minute to add to their tally, Delamer including her second with a carbon copy of her initial.

With two mins left, Pembroke covered points up with the best of the lot from the Dublin side.

Great by 2018 World Cup silver medallist Gillian Pinder and also Rachel O’Brien set up Martha McCready that scored from a rebound off the caretaker’s pads.

Those were the only video games to make it through the frost. Catholic Institute’s away trip to Banbridge was interrupted while Muckross as well as Pegasus’s game at Grange Road was likewise postponed.

In EY Hockey League Division 2, it was a discouraging day for the Munster section.

At a psychological Mardyke, the video game between UCC and also Ards was preceded by a minute’s silence in honour of Margot Hartnett, other half of club advisor as well as stalwart Paidi Hartnett.

The Ulster side, though, took the initiative in Swimming pool A as their blistering very first fifty percent efficiency saw them win 3-1.

Jess Ryan got the sphere rolling prior to Zara Malseed thumped in 2 more prior to half-time for a 3-0 advantage.

Irish Under-21 co-captain Caoimhe Perdue pulled one back for the students that had actually one more objective refused in a rousing second fifty percent but Ards held and also currently top the team at this early stage after Corinthian as well as Galway’s connection was iced up out.

Simply in the future in Swimming pool B, Lurgan snatched a 1-1 draw at Cork C of I with Sarah McClure striking in the closing phases, negating Julie Coyne’s initiative.

Monkstown have actually taken a huge advance with their second win of the team. They were made to wait until the second fifty percent prior to at some point seeing off NUIG 2-0 at Dangan.

Anna O’Flanagan made it 2 goals in 2 video games this period with the opening initiative in the 38th min before Amber Barnwell scored a penalty edge shot to make the video game secure.

In the Irish Hockey Prize, Ashton, YMCA and also Raphoe are all through to the semi-finals from the three video games that went on.

Ashton came from an objective to beat Clontarf 2-1 with Emma Nagle and also Kate Harvey rescinding Ali Bailey’s opening objective from an edge. Isobel Jansen Cahill’s charge stroke conserve late in the game ensured the success.

Zara Tinney obtained the only objective for Raphoe as they won 1-0 against Armagh while YMCA were 3-1 victors over Genesis, a side from a division over in the Leinster leagues.

Mya Adams obtained the only goal of the initial fifty percent for YM before Aoife Orton equalised for Genesis. Abi Kennedy as well as Charley Flavin strikes turned the tie the way of the Y.

Female’s results

Irish Elderly Mug, quarter-finals: Queens 0 Pembroke 4 (I Delamer 2, S Loughran, M McCready); UCD 4 (N Carey 2, G Keane, M Carey) Railway Union 3 (S Hawkshaw, K Lloyd, Z Delany)

Postponed: Banbridge v Catholic Institute; Muckross v Pegasus

EYHL Department 2

Swimming pool A: UCC 1 (C Perdue) Ards 3 (Z Malseed 2, J Ryan)

Postponed: Corinthian V Galway

Swimming Pool B: Cork C of I 1 (J Coyne) Lurgan 1 (S McClure); NUIG 0 Monkstown 2 (A Barnwell, A O’Flanagan)

Irish Hockey Prize, quarter-finals: Ashton 2 (K Harvey, A Nagle) Clontarf 1 (A Bailey); Genesis 1 (A Orton) YMCA 3 (M Adams, A Kennedy, C Flavin); Raphoe 1 (Z Tinney) Armagh 0

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