Defense Forces Inter-Command Basketball Championship 1928-1986

Championship Finals 1928-1986

Results compiled from Defense Forces Documents at the Defense Forces Military Archives in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin. [References: 1]

All-Time Win-Loss Table 1928-1986

Defense Forces Basketball Championships Inter-Command All-Time 1928-1986

PosTeamWLPtsPCT
1Western Command2010700.667
2Eastern Command1012420.455
3Air Corps69270.400
45th Battalion60181.000
5Southern Command36150.333
6School of Music2170.667
7CTC2170.667
83rd Battalion2061.000
84th Battalion2061.000
105th Brigade1140.500
11Tech Wing1031.000
122nd Brigade1031.000
126th Brigade1031.000

Table compiled from Defense Forces Documents at the Defense Forces Military Archives in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin. [References: 1]

Report

Western Command were the leading team in the Defense Forces Inter-Command Basketball Championships from 1928 to 1986. With Basketball first being played in Ireland in the Army Barracks as these were the only places with Gyms before the end of World War II, it was the Defense Forces that dominated the early Basketball scene in Ireland. After the foundation of the Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland (now Basketball ireland) in 1947, the Defense Forces continued to play alongside civilian teams in the All-Ireland Club Championships and Blitzes. With the foundation of the first civilian Basketball teams (Neptune in Cork – still in existence) and the Weevils (named after a bug that eat the corn in the Defense Forces supplies), the focus shifted away from the Defense Forces to the population at large.

The earliest Defense Forces Basketball Championships were thus the equivalent of the All-Ireland Basketball Championships up until after World War II. The first two winners were the 5th Brigade (1928) and 6th Brigade (1929), and from then until the outbreak of the war (“The Emergency” as WWII was known as in Ireland), Battalions dominated, with the 5th winning six Championships, and the 4th and 3rd two each, along with one for the School of Music.

From 1941 onwards the Commands took over, with the Western Command being the best overall during the Cold War era, with the Republic of Ireland again being neutral like in WWII. The Western Command picked up 20 Championships from then until 1986, with nine runners-up spots, and the majority of the players on the 1948 Olympic Basketball team, until very recently the only team event where Ireland had competed in the Olympic Games.

Eastern Command took second in this table with 10 wins and six runners-up places, and coming on strongly in later years were the Air Corps with 6 Championships and 9 runners-up spots.

References

Archive Material

[1] Defense Forces Military Archives Cathal Brugha Barracks (1986) Document: DF AA/400/4 541/11-E12 “Basketball Championships: Established in 1928”  Requested by Enda Mulcahy on 12 October 2016.

Bibliography

[2] Shannon, Kieran (2009) “Chapter 2: The First Civilians” “Hanging from the Rafters: The story of Neptune and the Golden Age of Irish Basketball”. pp. 41-55. Echo Publications, Cork, Ireland.

[4] History Ireland (2012) Ireland ‘slam-dunked’: basketball at the 1948 games [Internet] Available from: https://www.historyireland.com/20th-century-contemporary-history/ireland-slam-dunked-basketball-at-the-1948-games/ [Accessed 30 April 2020]

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Sean, John and Richie.

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Swim Ireland Water Polo Logo

Ireland Men Water Polo LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation European Championship Qualifying 2022

Swim Ireland Water Polo Logo
Swim Ireland Water Polo Logo / Reference: [3]

Final Ranking LEN European Championship Qualifying 2022

LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation European Championship Qualifiers Men Group C 2022

PosTeamWLPtsPFPA
1Romania309243
2Malta216179
3Lithuania123813
4030529

Reference: [4]

Results LEN European Championship Qualifiers 2022

LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation European Championship Qualifiers Men Group C 2022

Reference: [5-9]

Ireland Men Squad LEN European Championship Qualifying 2022

Ireland Men LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation European Championship Qualifiers Men Group C 2022

Reference: [5]

RECAP

Ireland failed in their bid to qualify for the Water Polo European Championships in the Qualifying Group in Gzira, Malta, during February 2022, going down 28-4 to the host nation on Friday night, followed by a 45-7 loss to Romania the following night and finishing with a 5-17 loss to Lithuania on Sunday morning. Reference: 2-8]. Romania topped the group with three wins from three games, and qualified along with Group A winners France, Group B winners Georgia and Group D winners Netherlands, along with Group runners-up Germany (A), Slovakia (B), Malta (C) and Israel (D). The top 8 Nations from 2020 Qualified Automatically – Hungary, Spain, Montenegro, Croatia (also hosts), Serbia, Italy, Greece, Russia. Reference: [9]

Logo References

[3] Swim Ireland Water Polo (2020) logo [Internet] Available from: https://irelandwaterpolo.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/logo.png [Accessed 12 November 2021]

References

[4] LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation (2022) European Championship Qualifiers Ranking 2022 [Internet] Available from: http://len.microplustiming.com/LENEuro2022Q/index_web.php?rank=1 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[5] LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation (2022) European Championship Qualifiers Team Rosters 2022 [Internet] Available from: http://len.microplustiming.com/LENEuro2022Q/index_web.php?roster=1[Accessed 21 February 2022]

[6] LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation (2022) European Championship Qualifiers Day 1 2022 [Internet] Available from: http://len.microplustiming.com/LENEuro2022Q/index_web.php?cal=1 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[7] LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation (2022) European Championship Qualifiers Day 2 2022 [Internet] Available from: http://len.microplustiming.com/LENEuro2022Q/index_web.php?cal=1 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[8] LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation (2022) European Championship Qualifiers Day 3 2022 [Internet] Available from: http://len.microplustiming.com/LENEuro2022Q/index_web.php?cal=1 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[9] LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation (2022) European Championship Qualifiers Day 4 2022 [Internet] Available from: http://len.microplustiming.com/LENEuro2022Q/index_web.php?cal=1 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Laurence O’Toole.

ABOUT THIS DOCUMENT

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 21 February 2022

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LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation European Championship Qualifiers Men Group C 2022

Group C Final Rankings

LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation European Championship Qualifiers Men Group C 2022

PosTeamWLPtsPFPA
1Romania309243
2Malta216179
3Lithuania123813
4030529

Reference: Calculated Automatically from Results in Reference: [2-8] Please visit link in Reference [2] for Official Final Rankings

Group C Calendar

Reference: [2-8] Please visit links in Reference [4-8] for Official Scores.

Recap

Ireland failed in their bid to qualify for the Water Polo European Championships in the Qualifying Group in Gzira, Malta, during February 2022, going down 28-4 to the host nation on Friday night, followed by a 45-7 loss to Romania the following night and finishing with a 5-17 loss to Lithuania on Sunday morning. Reference: 2-8]. Romania topped the group with three wins from three games, and qualified along with Group A winners France, Group B winners Georgia and Group D winners Netherlands, along with Group runners-up Germany (A), Slovakia (B), Malta (C) and Israel (D). The top 8 Nations from 2020 Qualified Automatically – Hungary, Spain, Montenegro, Croatia (also hosts), Serbia, Italy, Greece, Russia. Reference: [9]

About LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation

The LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation is the governing body for Swimming and Water Polo in Europe (European Aquatics). Ireland were one of 17 countries that participated in the Men’s European Championship Qualifying which took place on the weekend of the 17th to 20th February 2022 in four different locations across Europe. Ireland’s Group was hosted by Malta in Gzira. Reference: [2-9]

Ireland Squad (Water Polo European Championship Qualifiers Men 2022)

Water Polo Stock Image

Water polo action in a swimming pool Copyright: grigorenko

References

[15] Sandycove Swimming and Water Polo Club (2022) Post, 2 February 2022 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/SandycoveSwimmingAndWaterpoloClub/posts/4507878866006578  [Accessed 21 February 2022]

References

[2] LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation (2022) European Championship Qualifiers Ranking 2022 [Internet] Available from: http://len.microplustiming.com/LENEuro2022Q/index_web.php?rank=1 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[3] LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation (2022) European Championship Qualifiers Team Rosters 2022 [Internet] Available from: http://len.microplustiming.com/LENEuro2022Q/index_web.php?roster=1[Accessed 21 February 2022]

[4] LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation (2022) European Championship Qualifiers Day 1 2022 [Internet] Available from: http://len.microplustiming.com/LENEuro2022Q/index_web.php?cal=1 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[5] LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation (2022) European Championship Qualifiers Day 2 2022 [Internet] Available from: http://len.microplustiming.com/LENEuro2022Q/index_web.php?cal=1 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[6] LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation (2022) European Championship Qualifiers Day 3 2022 [Internet] Available from: http://len.microplustiming.com/LENEuro2022Q/index_web.php?cal=1 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[7] LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation (2022) European Championship Qualifiers Day 4 2022 [Internet] Available from: http://len.microplustiming.com/LENEuro2022Q/index_web.php?cal=1 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[8] Swim Ireland Water Polo (2021) Results [Internet] Available from: https://irelandwaterpolo.ie/results/# [Accessed 10 December 2021]

[9] LEN Ligue Européenne de Natation (2022) 2022 European Water Polo Championships Qualifiers -summary [Internet] Available from: http://www.len.eu/?p=19148 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Laurence O’Toole.

ABOUT THIS DOCUMENT

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 21 February 2022

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and Eirball 2022

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QUB Underwater Hockey Logo

Queen’s University Belfast Underwater Hockey Ireland Team 2016-Present

QUB Underwater Hockey Logo
Queen’s University Belfast Underwater Hockey Logo / Reference: [1]

Final Table 2018-19

IUWHL Irish Underwater Hockey League 2018-19

PosTeamWLPtsPFPA
11123420
2912931
3571712
4581611
5012003

Reference: [4-6]

queen’s University / Belfast Results 2018-19

Queen's University / Belfast Irish Underwater Hockey League Results 2018-19

Reference: [2-6]

Recap 2018-19

A combined Queen’s University / Belfast team entered the 2018-19 Irish Underwater Hockey League, but lost all 12 matches they played – 3 each to DCU / Vikings, UCD Krakens, Cork / UL and Dublin Otters. Belfast managed to score two goals – in a 1-2 loss to Cork / UL in Round 2 which was their closest to gaining a point; and a 1-4 loss to Dublin Otters in Round 3. They did not fulfil their fixtures in Round 4. Reference: [2-6]

Logo References

[1] QUB Underwater Hockey Facebook (2018) Profile Picture, March 28, 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/QUBunderwaterhockey/photos/a.1781445848801260/2317262338552939 [Accessed 20 February 2022][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/56218145_2317262341886272_4669540881466916864_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=K-kU1ZiizEIAX88cknP&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT9vXWtZqv6KNXj8FbuBIEfPUi4ZQ3XxmCR0nZWvhK4tFg&oe=6239469D  ][Accessed 20 February 2022][Adjusted]

References

[2] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, February 3, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/pcb.1878605842265857/1878596212266820/?type=3&theater [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[3] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, February 3, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/posts/1878605842265857  [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[4] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/a.1300618830064564/1945411865585254 [Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[5] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from:  https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/a.1300618830064564/1945411985585242 [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[6] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/posts/1945419868917787 [Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Sarah Campbell

ABOUT THIS DOCUMENT

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 20 February 2022

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and Eirball 2022

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UCD Krakens Underwater Hockey Logo

UCD Krakens Underwater Hockey Ireland Team 2017-Present

UCD Krakens Underwater Hockey Logo
UCD Krakens Logo / Reference: [1]

Final Table 2018-19

IUWHL Irish Underwater Hockey League 2018-19

PosTeamWLPtsPFPA
11123420
2912931
3571712
4581611
5012003

Reference: [4-6]

UCD Krakens Results 2018-19

UCD Krakens Irish Underwater Hockey League Results 2018-19

Reference: [2-6]

Recap 2018-19

UCD Krakens finished fourth in the 2018-19 Irish Underwater Hockey League after an epic season-long duel with Cork / UL for third place. Having defeated Queen’s University / Belfast in Round 1 and lost to DCU / Vikings and also Dublin Otters, UCD found themselves in third place following a 1-0 victory over Cork / UL. They lost all games in Round 2, however, with the exception of the Belfast game, including a 0-1 loss to Cork / UL. which left them in fourth because Cork / UL had drawn with Otters in Round 1. Results went much the same in Round 3, with the Krakens losing all games bar a victory over Belfast. In Round 4 UCD shocked Champions-elect DCU / Vikings, winning 2-1, and drew with Cork / UL 2-2. With the other two games cancelled because Otters and Queen’s University could not compete on the day, UCD Krakens finished in fourth place, a point behind Cork / UL. / Reference: [2-6]

Logo references

[1] UCD Underwater Hockey Facebook (2018) Cover Image, January 23, 2020 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/ucduwh/photos/a.304656929968098/888378384929280 [Accessed 20 February 2022][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/83423041_888378388262613_6247074681296257024_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=e3f864&_nc_ohc=jwVIsgw4xusAX9fXNzv&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT97JXitrErUj7y9gx3uro5-XSibvcDgWEMJONW6kywr5w&oe=62378834 ][Accessed 20 February 2022][Adjusted]

References

[2] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, February 3, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/pcb.1878605842265857/1878596212266820/?type=3&theater [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[3] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, February 3, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/posts/1878605842265857  [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[4] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/a.1300618830064564/1945411865585254 [Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[5] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from:  https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/a.1300618830064564/1945411985585242 [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[6] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/posts/1945419868917787 [Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Sarah Campbell

ABOUT THIS DOCUMENT

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Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 20 February 2022

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Cork Underwater Hockey Club Logo

Cork UWH Underwater Hockey Ireland Team 2015-2020

Cork Underwater Hockey Club Logo
Cork Underwater Hockey Logo / Reference: [1]

Final Table 2018-19

IUWHL Irish Underwater Hockey League 2018-19

PosTeamWLPtsPFPA
11123420
2912931
3571712
4581611
5012003

Reference: [4-6]

Cork UWH / UL Results 2018-19

Cork / UL Irish Underwater Hockey League Results 2018-19

Reference: [2-6]

Recap 2018-19

Cork Underwater Hockey were paired with UL (University of Limerick) in order to compete in the 2018-19 Irish Underwater Hockey League. The Cork team, which has been in existence since at least December 2015, did well to defeat Queen’s University / Belfast in the First round and draw with Dublin Otters, an exceptionally good result for Cork. However two losses to DCU / Vikings and UCD Krakens (both by a 1-0 margin) left them in fourth place after Round 1. In Round 2 Cork / UL again defeated Belfast, but lost 0-3 to Otters and lost again to DCU / Vikings, but managed to win their final game versus UCD setting up a rivalry for third place with the Krakens. In round 3 Cork / UL again defeated Belfast and UCD but lost to DCU and Otters. The fourth round was hampered by the withdrawal of Otters and Belfast, but Cork / UL finished in third place thanks to a 2-2 draw with UCD Krakens, thus finishing a point above the Dublin University.

Logo References

[1] Cork Underwater Hockey Club Facebook (2018) Profile Picture, October 12, 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/corkuwh/photos/a.1058009854233942/1677442642290657/ [Accessed 20 February 2022][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.18172-8/22426295_1677442642290657_6156547272490252619_o.jpg?_nc_cat=101&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=DnYU_nzjIWkAX-EaEyU&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT8LnksfpHkL8VRi7oGNMpDaajkw5Pbhx5qo38NjWF7ylg&oe=62375000 ][Accessed 20 February 2022][Adjusted]

References

[2] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, February 3, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/pcb.1878605842265857/1878596212266820/?type=3&theater [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[3] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, February 3, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/posts/1878605842265857  [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[4] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/a.1300618830064564/1945411865585254 [Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[5] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from:  https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/a.1300618830064564/1945411985585242 [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[6] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/posts/1945419868917787 [Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Sarah Campbell

ABOUT THIS DOCUMENT

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 20 February 2022

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Dublin Underwater Hockey Logo

Dublin Otters Underwater Hockey Ireland Team 2011-Present

Dublin Underwater Hockey Logo
Dublin Underwater Hockey Team Logo / Reference: [1]

Final Table 2018-19

IUWHL Irish Underwater Hockey League 2018-19

PosTeamWLPtsPFPA
11123420
2912931
3571712
4581611
5012003

Reference: [4-6]

Dublin Otters Results 2018-19

Dublin Otters IUWHL Results 2018-19

Reference: [2-6]

Recap 2018-19

Dublin Otters started the better of the five teams in the Irish Underwater Hockey League in 2018-19, winning all four of their Round 1 games bar a draw with Cork. In the second round the Otters lost 2-1 to closest rivals DCU / Vikings, but won all other games including a 3-0 triumph over Cork, leaving them in second place just two points behind DCU / Vikings going into the third round. In the third round the Otters drew 0-0 with DCU / Vikings and again won all other games setting the scene for a showdown with the Dublin City University team in the fourth and final round. However, the Otters were unable to put up a team for the finale, thus cancelling their four games. They did, however, finish second in the league.

Logo references

[1] Dublin Underwater Hockey Facebook (2017) Profile Picture, September 26, 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/DublinUnderwaterHockey/photos/a.184471024929526/1614260505283897/ [Accessed 20 February 2022][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.18169-9/22007943_1614260505283897_8210235756037316208_n.png?_nc_cat=106&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=3efoegiMtvMAX8D8cM3&_nc_oc=AQlfQGoh5jC79HThtwVWELa9PkNK1NUkGgw3-OflZjW4N4Lgaa4irpp1v6EthBsP6FduFrCLIGDlJLwmWctGMqj-&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT9KUvZAOx1FAtDAtow-BZT3hqZbSGxVzLYUMMYqXey7lA&oe=62369707 ][Accessed 20 February 2022][Adjusted]

References

[2] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, February 3, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/pcb.1878605842265857/1878596212266820/?type=3&theater [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[3] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, February 3, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/posts/1878605842265857  [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[4] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/a.1300618830064564/1945411865585254 [Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[5] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from:  https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/a.1300618830064564/1945411985585242 [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[6] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/posts/1945419868917787 [Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Sarah Campbell

ABOUT THIS DOCUMENT

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 20 February 2022

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and Eirball 2022

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DCU Sea Lions Logo

DCU Sea Lions Underwater Hockey Ireland Team 2017-Present

DCU Sea Lions Logo
DCU Sea Lions Underwater Hockey Logo / Reference: [1]

Final Table 2018-19

IUWHL Irish Underwater Hockey League 2018-19

PosTeamWLPtsPFPA
11123420
2912931
3571712
4581611
5012003

Reference: [4-6]

Results 2018-19

DCU Sea Lions / Vikings 2018-19

Reference: 2-6]

Recap 2018-19

DCU Sea Lions / Vikings (the two teams were paired for the 2018-19 season) won the Irish Underwater Hockey League in 2018-19. They went 3-1 in their first tournament, their sole loss coming 2-0 to Dublin Otters, who led after Round 1. The Second tournament saw DCU / Vikings gain revenge over Otters with a 2-1 win as the two teams were evenly matched after Round 2. In Round 3 DCU / Vikings and Otters drew 0-0 as DCU held a slight two point advantage over their Dublin rivals going into the last Round. When Otters could not put up a team for Round 4, the title was a formality for DCU / Vikings as they lost to Cork / UL and defeated UCD Krakens to finish on 34 points, 5 ahead of Dublin Otters. Reference: [2-6]

Logo References

[1] DCU Underwater Hockey Facebook (2018) Profile Picture, September 4, 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=1892845074357847&set=a.266436112152257 [Accessed 20 February 2022][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/40778351_1892845081024513_612107005175267328_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=BMltDueX9ScAX8fdSgD&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT8V-E9rPzfLhQJcXa9ZwTmI7FpmLOpzsQbKq_pXYVnd8w&oe=6237E753 ][Accessed 20 February 2022]

References

[2] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, February 3, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/pcb.1878605842265857/1878596212266820/?type=3&theater [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[3] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, February 3, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/posts/1878605842265857  [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[4] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/a.1300618830064564/1945411865585254 [Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[5] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from:  https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/a.1300618830064564/1945411985585242 [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[6] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/posts/1945419868917787 [Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Sarah Campbell

ABOUT THIS DOCUMENT

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IUWHL Irish Underwater Hockey League 2018-19

Comhairle Fo Thuinn Logo
Comhairle Fo Thuinn Logo / Reference: [10][Adjusted]

Final Table

Underwater Hockey Ireland 2018-19

PosTeamWLPtsPFPA
11123420
2912931
3571712
4581611
5012003

Table Calculated Automatically from Results in [1-4] / Official Final Table Available at: Reference: [3-5]

Note: Dates and Times for Rounds 1 and 3 are guestimates.

Fixtures and Results

Reference: Compiled from Results in [1-4]

Recap

Played over four Rounds of 10 matches per round, the Irish Underwater Hockey League (IUWHL) in 2018-19 was won by DCU / Vikings who finished with 34 Points from 14 matches. They were gifted the title on the last day after nearest challengers, Dublin UWH, also known as “Otters” failed to turn up for the Final Round, as did Belfast, also known as Queen’s University Belfast. DCU, the Dublin City University, known as the Sea Lions, partnered with Vikings for the IUWHL 2018-19 season. Cork, paired with UL (University of Limerick) for the season finished in 3rd on 17 points, one ahead of UCD (University College Dublin Krakens). Queen’s University / Belfast finished without a point.

About Underwater Hockey

Underwater Hockey, as its name suggests, is a team sport where players push a puck along the bottom of a pool with the goal of scoring at their opposing teams end. Players wear snorkel gear and come up for air at timed intervals. Matches last 10 minutes. The Irish Underwater Hockey League (IUWHL) is affiliated with Comhairle Fo Thuinn (Diving Ireland).

Underwater Hockey Stock Image

Underwater Hockey Tournament Contributor: Dhodi Syailendra / Reference: [12]

Image References

[12] Contributor: Dhodi Syailendra (2022) Underwater Hockey Tournament Item ID: 1044602905 [Internet] Available from: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/underwater-hockey-tournament-1044602905 [Accessed 20 February 2022][Adjusted]

References

[1] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, February 3, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/pcb.1878605842265857/1878596212266820/?type=3&theater [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[2] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, February 3, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/posts/1878605842265857  [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[3] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/a.1300618830064564/1945411865585254 [Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[4] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from:  https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/photos/a.1300618830064564/1945411985585242 [Accessed 3 April 2019][Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

[5] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, March 25, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/underwaterhockeyireland/posts/1945419868917787 [Last Accessed 20 February 2022]

Team Logo References

[6] QUB Underwater Hockey Facebook (2018) Profile Picture, March 28, 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/QUBunderwaterhockey/photos/a.1781445848801260/2317262338552939 [Accessed 20 February 2022][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/56218145_2317262341886272_4669540881466916864_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=K-kU1ZiizEIAX88cknP&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT9vXWtZqv6KNXj8FbuBIEfPUi4ZQ3XxmCR0nZWvhK4tFg&oe=6239469D  ][Accessed 20 February 2022][Adjusted]

[7] Cork Underwater Hockey Club Facebook (2018) Profile Picture, October 12, 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/corkuwh/photos/a.1058009854233942/1677442642290657/ [Accessed 20 February 2022][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.18172-8/22426295_1677442642290657_6156547272490252619_o.jpg?_nc_cat=101&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=DnYU_nzjIWkAX-EaEyU&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT8LnksfpHkL8VRi7oGNMpDaajkw5Pbhx5qo38NjWF7ylg&oe=62375000 ][Accessed 20 February 2022][Adjusted]

[8] DCU Underwater Hockey Facebook (2018) Profile Picture, September 4, 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=1892845074357847&set=a.266436112152257 [Accessed 20 February 2022][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/40778351_1892845081024513_612107005175267328_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=BMltDueX9ScAX8fdSgD&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT8V-E9rPzfLhQJcXa9ZwTmI7FpmLOpzsQbKq_pXYVnd8w&oe=6237E753 ][Accessed 20 February 2022]

[9] UCD Underwater Hockey Facebook (2018) Cover Image, January 23, 2020 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/ucduwh/photos/a.304656929968098/888378384929280 [Accessed 20 February 2022][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/83423041_888378388262613_6247074681296257024_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=e3f864&_nc_ohc=jwVIsgw4xusAX9fXNzv&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT97JXitrErUj7y9gx3uro5-XSibvcDgWEMJONW6kywr5w&oe=62378834 ][Accessed 20 February 2022][Adjusted]

[10] Dublin Underwater Hockey Facebook (2017) Profile Picture, September 26, 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/DublinUnderwaterHockey/photos/a.184471024929526/1614260505283897/ [Accessed 20 February 2022][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.18169-9/22007943_1614260505283897_8210235756037316208_n.png?_nc_cat=106&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=3efoegiMtvMAX8D8cM3&_nc_oc=AQlfQGoh5jC79HThtwVWELa9PkNK1NUkGgw3-OflZjW4N4Lgaa4irpp1v6EthBsP6FduFrCLIGDlJLwmWctGMqj-&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT9KUvZAOx1FAtDAtow-BZT3hqZbSGxVzLYUMMYqXey7lA&oe=62369707 ][Accessed 20 February 2022][Adjusted]

Logo references

[11] Comhairle Fo Thuinn Facebook (2019) Post, February 3, 2019: [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=2670045493288878&set=a.1393182530975187 [Last Accessed 20 February 2022][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/195492675_2670045499955544_5421347006158753703_n.jpg?_nc_cat=111&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=r2zpMYrbvNEAX-R-YHP&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT-AFm2fLi-JGfqXN9MIUAMwYM2W9WR0wysbjnK35DxCYg&oe=62389219  ][Accessed 20 February 2022][Adjusted]

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Sarah Campbell

ABOUT THIS DOCUMENT

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 20 February 2022

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and Eirball 2022

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CPI Canoe Polo Ireland Munster Polo League Division B 2016-17

League Table

 PWDLGFGAPts
Division B       
UCD10613372719
Kilcock Bandits9603372318
Three Tribes10424342914
Kilcock Pyranhas9423323014
KACC10316263810
UL Cubs #1022617387

Reference: [1]

Playoff Results

DateTeam 1 Team 2 
 Playoff 1,4,7  Promotion/Relegation Playoff 
 B2 A5 
 B1 A5 
 B1 B2 
 Playoff 2,5.8 Consolation Playoff 
 B5 B6 
 B4 B6 
 B4 B5 
 Playoff Finals Consolation Final  
 Winner B4/B5/B6 Runner-Up B4/B5/B6 
Playoff FinalsPromotion/Relegation Final
 Winner A5/B1/B2 Runner-Up A5/B1/B2 

Reference: [2]

Regular Season Results

DateTeam 1 Team 2 
 Night 1 Division B 
15.10.16Three Tribes0Kilcock Pyranhas0
15.10.16KACC2Kilcock Bandits3
15.10.16Three Tribes2UL Cubs2
15.10.16UCD4KACC3
15.10.16Kilcock Pyranhas4UL Cubs4
15.10.16Kilcock Bandits4UCD6
15.10.16KACC4UL Cubs2
 Night 2 Division B   
15.11.16KACC2Three Tribes4
 UL Cubs3UCD1
 UL Cubs4UL Cubs0
 UCD4Three Tribes3
 KACC3UCD3
 UL Cubs2Three Tribes7
 Night 3 Division B   
28.01.17Three Tribes Kilcock Bandits 
28.01.17UL Cubs Kilcock Pyranhas 
28.01.17Kilcock Bandits Kilcock Pyranhas 
28.01.17Three Tribes UCD 
28.01.17UL Cubs Kilcock Bandits 
28.01.17UCD Kilcock Pyranhas 
28.01.17UCD UL Cubs 
28.01.17Kilcock Bandits UL Cubs 
 Night 4 Division B   
25.02.17KACC1Kilcock Pyranhas5
25.02.17Kilcock Bandits4KACC0
25.02.17Kilcock Pyranhas4Three Tribes3
25.02.17Three Tribes3KACC4
25.02.17Kilcock Bandits5Three Tribes3
25.02.17Kilcock Pyranhas7KACC6
25.02.17UCD3Kilcock Bandits1
25.02.17Kilcock Pyranhas2UCD5
 Night 5 Division B   
 Kilcock Pyranhas Kilcock Bandits 

Reference: Dates/Fixtures: [2][3][7][ Results: [4][5][6][8]

References

Websites

[1] Munster Polo League Facebook Page (2018) Photo February 27, 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/MunsterPoloLeague/photos/rpp.514880211936161/1283404028417105/?type=3&theater [Accessed 20 November 2018]

[2] Munster Polo League Facebook Page (2018) Photo March 10, 2017: “Right Folks last night of the Munster Polo League 2016/17” [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/MunsterPoloLeague/photos/rpp.514880211936161/1293409804083194/?type=3&theater [Accessed 20 November 2018]

[3] Munster Polo League Facebook Page (2018) Photo October 7, 2016: “Timetable Night 1 (October 15th 2016)” [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/MunsterPoloLeague/photos/rpp.514880211936161/1143633819060794/?type=3&theater [Accessed 20 November 2018]

[4] Munster Polo League Facebook Page (2018) Photo November 2, 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/MunsterPoloLeague/photos/rpp.514880211936161/1169206726503503/?type=3&theater [Accessed 20 November 2018]

[5] Munster Polo League Facebook Page (2018) Photo November 15, 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/MunsterPoloLeague/photos/rpp.514880211936161/1185250898232419/?type=3&theater [Accessed 20 November 2018]

[6] Munster Polo League Facebook Page (2018) Photo January 18, 2017: “Night 3 MPL Timetable 28th of Jan” [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/MunsterPoloLeague/photos/rpp.514880211936161/1245341778889997/?type=3&theater [Accessed 20 November 2018]

[7] Munster Polo League Facebook Page (2018) Photo February 27, 2017: “Hi Folks Night 4 is on the 25th of February” [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/MunsterPoloLeague/photos/rpp.514880211936161/1276970935727081/?type=3&theater [Accessed 20 November 2018]

[8] Munster Polo League Facebook Page (2018) Photo February 27, 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/MunsterPoloLeague/photos/rpp.514880211936161/1283403981750443/?type=3&theater [Accessed 20 November 2018]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Ed Murphy

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 20 February 2022

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