Living for the days of the big finals Alexandra College

SCHOOL REPORT/ ALEXANDRA COLLEGE AND HOCKEY: Alexandra were there at the beginning and contest another cup final on Friday.

ALEX SET the ball rolling; Alexandra College was there at the genesis of Irish hockey. Young ladies have been educated to the clacking accompaniment of hockey sticks since the school's earliest days. The college even figures prominently in the musty archives of international hockey itself. The first-ever international women's hockey match was contested on the Alexandra College pitch in March 1896 between Ireland and England (Ireland won 2-0).

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