Loreto gave Ireland’s hopes of retaining their place at the top table of European hockey a big boost as two goals in a 35 second spell saw them beat Belarus’s Ritm Grodno 2-1 in Amsterdam.
Corinthian capped off their league season with a 2-0 win over Trinity to take Leinster League Division One honours, putting them in great shape for next weekend’s EYHL promotion playoffs.
Loreto will battle for seventh place in the women’s EuroHockey Club Cup while UCD are right in the mix for a potential final place in the Trophy following Saturday’s action in continental competition.
UCD produced the performance of the day from an Irish perspective in the EuroHockey competitions as they drew 1-1 with hosts Holcombe in Kent in the Trophy.
Loreto face the toughest possible quarter-final in the EuroHockey Club Cup as they look to dethrone Den Bosch, the dominant force for almost 20 years, when they meet in Amsterdam.
Lisnagarvey were crowned EYHL champions for the second time in the competition’s four year history on Wednesday night when they got the win they needed to secure the trophy after an emphatic 6-1 victory over Annadale at Comber Road.
UCC retained EYHL2 status last weekend when they became the first team to beat Catholic Institute on the final day of the Munster league season.
For a second year running, Three Rock Rovers battled hard but found the Euro Hockey League KO8 out of range as they fell to Belgian outfit KHC Dragons.
A year on from a now infamous 20-10 defeat to KHC Dragons, Three Rock Rovers are facing up to a rematch with the Belgian champions hoping for a vastly different outcome in the Euro Hockey League KO16.
A blistering first half performance from Waterford saw the Deise club win their first national title since the 1922 Irish Senior Cup, completing a remarkable turnaround in fortunes.
A Sarah Patton-inspired UCD won their second women’s Irish Junior Cup title as they ended Railway Union’s long-winning streak in the competition with a hard-fought 2-1 win at Grange Road.
Four first half goals saw Three Rock Rovers win their first Irish Junior Cup title since 1998, the one trophy that has eluded their second string for the past five years.
A week on from giving Pembroke a lifeline in the top four chase, Banbridge firmly slammed the door shut as their 6-1 win over the same opposition confirmed the four sides for the EY Champions Trophy playoffs.
Thirteen years since almost going to the wall, Waterford Hockey Club is looking to complete a remarkable comeback and win their first national title since 1922.
Cork C of I produced a remarkable second half comeback to win the women’s Irish Hockey Trophy for the third time, fighting back from 2-0 down to beat Greenfields 4-2 at Serpentine Avenue.
Willie Edgar produced two pieces of individual brilliance to win the men’s Irish Hockey Challenge final at Serpentine Avenue in a superb display of expansive attacking hockey.
Chelsey Whan’s sweet penalty corner finish propelled Dromore to their second ever women’s Irish Hockey Challenge title as they edged out Clonmel at Serpentine Avenue 1-0.
Cork C of I, Ballynahinch and Dromore won Saturday's national titles; Banbridge confirmed their EY Champions Trophy place while Cork C of I benefitted from TRR's big win
At the third time of asking, Muckross produced a remarkable performance to beat UCD 2-1, lifting them off the bottom of the table and a possible escape from automatic relegation.
Such is the leeway on goal difference, it would be truly remarkable is Corinthian’s tie with Dublin University is not a procession to the Leinster Division One crown.
The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Nial Ring, joined the Ireland Under-18 boys hockey squad on their #RoadtoEindhoven fundraising campaign by hosting the boys at Mansion House on Sunday, March 31.
Clontarf stormed back into Leinster Division One as they produced an excellent performance at Whitechurch Park on Sunday with Our Lady’s dropping back to Division Two.
The Irish Under-21 women’s side has secured a precious home tournament at Pembroke as they welcome Scotland, Canada and India in late May and early June for a vital preparation for the European Junior Championships.