Railway Union are Champions of Electric Ireland Irish Senior Cup

Final: Railway Union 3 (E Lucey, E Smyth, Z Delany) beat UCD 2 (S Greene, C Hill)

Irish Hockey Association LogoZara Delany’s superb second half goal saw Railway Union claim the Electric Ireland Irish Senior Cup for the first time at an icy Belfield in thrilling fashion to see off UCD 3-2.

Hers was the only goal after the interval following an end-to-end first half in which both sides swapped the lead. But Railway dominated the second period with some fine displays in midfield from Emma Smyth along with the tireless Jean McDonnell and Alex Speers up front while defensively, they did not give up a clear chance of note at the back. Continue reading →