Pro Series Indoor (PSi) is set to revolutionise indoor hockey in Ireland in the new year with the introduction of their groundbreaking format to the country following 11 years of epic events in South Africa.
With the continuing cold-snap, the outdoor hockey fixture-list may well be curtailed this weekend but one event that is sure to go ahead is the inaugural Ulster Hockey Under 15 indoor tournament at the Antrim Forum on Sunday
Hockey Ireland are “delighted to accept some strategic sponsorship assistance” with Brid Drohan-Stewart offering her services to the organisation to try and land key support for the 2018 World Cup campaigns.
Pembroke and Hermes-Monkstown both scored important victories in their bids to avoid relegation from the women’s EY Hockey League over a weather-curtailed weekend; Old Alex moved further clear in Leinster
At time of writing, just one men’s EYHL game remains on the card due to the frozen and snowy conditions across the island with plenty more other games likely to get pulled across the Leinster league and the Irish Hockey Trophy.
Ross Canning and Ronan Gormley will become the first Irish players to take part in the Pro Series Indoor (PSi) exhibition matches as part of a “World All Stars” line-up to take on the South African national team in Cape Town.
Just two points continue to cover three teams at the top of women’s Leinster Division One following wins for Old Alex, Corinthian and Muckross as they remain clear of the chasers in the playoff positions.
Dungannon have taken over at the top of the women's Ulster Premier League table; Bangor missed the chance to go further clear in the men's competition on a busy weekend; here's John Flack's weekend round-up