The Board of the Leinster Hockey Association (LHA) feels there is an opportunity for hockey clubs to avail of the publicity that will surround the men's Olympic team and by taking some initiatives clubs should be able to source possible new members.
Newpark’s junior boys reached the B league final as they swept to a 3-0 win over Saint Andrew’s last Friday. In a lively, well-contested game from the start, the Blackrock outfit got on the front foot early on, leaving Andrew’s to defend deep for long periods.
With five homes ties in their last six, Glenanne very much kept alive their challenge for one of the EYHL playoff places as Saoirse O’Donoghue’s double saw them clinch a 3-2 win over Avoca in women’s Leinster Division One.
Mikey Watt’s 39th minute goal saw Lisnagarvey claim a crucial 1-0 win over Monkstown, building a significant seven-point lead at the top of the table after ten rounds of matches in the men’s EY Hockey League; Glenanne, Annadale, Pembroke and Banbridge also won
Railway Union, Pegasus and UCD progressed their claims for a playoff place from this season’s EY Hockey League with battling wins on Saturday as they seek to earn a top three place. Hermes salvage perfect record while Cork Harlequins see off Elks
While one of the women's EYHL playoff places is all but boxed off for Hermes, the race for the guaranteed second and third place from the league is hotting up with as many as six teams still holding an interest.
The men's EY Hockey League returns after a seven week winter break with the top two, Lisnagarvey and Monkstown, locking horns in the undoubted highlight; it is part of a promising day 10 of the national league
Trinity’s position as EYHL playoff contenders will be given a severe examination on Saturday in women’s Leinster Division One as the latest side to try and break Loreto’s perfect run of form in the province.
Three refixed matches took place in the last week in the women's EYHL with Ards moving up to eighth place, Pembroke went into fourth while Hermes made it 11 wins from 11 games to move quickly ever closer to a European spot