Mission complete in Kuala Lumpur as Ireland’s women defeated Wales 2-0 to guarantee at least a top two finish at World League Round 2 with Yvonne O’Byrne and Anna O’Flanagan striking quick succession to underpin the win.
Cookstown will have revenge on their mind as they meet UCD, the side that relegated them from the EYHL, in the Irish Senior Cup quarter-finals; Corinthian are another regional side eyeing a national semi-final
The schedule for the men's World League 2 in Belfast, which runs from March 11 to 19, has been confirmed with Ireland facing Ukraine and Austria on the opening weekend before meeting Italy on March 14.
Stuart Malcolm rescued a point for Rathgar from their away day at Kilkenny, scoring his second in the closing two minutes for a 3-3 draw in their first Leinster league tie of 2017; Three Rock won four from four to top the group stages of the Leinster indoor league
Old Alex downed EY Hockey League side Pembroke to reach the last eight of the Jacqui Potter Cup as they prevailed in a shoot-out, setting up a date with Hermes-Monkstown; on the indoor circuit, Railway Union took pole position from the group stages
Banbridge fought out off Cork C of I 3-2 on Sunday courtesy of a late Eugene Magee penalty corner to return to the top of the men’s EY Hockey League table alongside Lisnagarvey; Three Rock and Cork C of I also won on Saturday