Mark Tumilty has been confirmed as the Irish men’s head coach on a full-time basis following close to a year holding the post on an interim basis. He initially took on the job for the month leading up to last October’s Olympic qualifiers in Vancouver after Alexander Cox vacated the role in the wake of […]
Monkstown produced a statement win early in the women’s Leinster Division 1 season on Wednesday; round-up from the five midweek Leinster men’s and women’s games
Gordon Cracknell has stepped down as Banbridge men’s coach, citing the time demands as they key reason for the decision.
UCC and Banbridge took up their places in the second round of the women’s Irish Senior Cup with exciting 2-1 wins each, getting the best of Glenanne and Monkstown.
Men’s Irish Senior Cup and Leinster Division 1A round-up Clontarf got the best of Kilkeel to advance to the second round of the men’s Irish Senior Cup along with Cork C of I from the two ties that went ahead in the competition. For the Bulls, they are temporarily calling the Sutton Park smurf turf home as Mount Temple is […]
Railway Union continue to set the pace in the women’s EY Hockey League as they ground out the points 1-0 from their home date with reigning champions Pegasus at Park Avenue; here’s the round-up of Saturday’s action
YMCA’s incredible start to the season continued apace as they held off Banbridge at Havelock Park to take a surprise share of top spot with Lisnagarvey after three rounds of the men’s EY Hockey League.
Railway Union have built a two-point lead in women’s EYHL while YMCA and Lisnagarvey head up the men’s division; here’s all the key results from Saturday
Leinster men’s Division One’s runners and riders assemble this weekend for the start of what they hope will be a busy season amid Covid-19 and the various different competitions on their agenda.
Rathgar’s men, Cork C of I’s women and both Cork Harlequins teams have opted against travelling for their respective out-of-province games over Covid-19 concerns.
Leinster Hockey confirmed on Tuesday afternoon men’s Division 1A and 1B and women’s Division 1 and 2 can proceed as scheduled following the Government move to place Ireland at Level 3 of the “Living with Covid” response plan.
The three EYHL2 sides from last year all got off to winning starts in Leinster women’s Division One while Avoca lead the way courtesy of a second successive win.
Old Alex and Railway Union sit top of the women’s EY Hockey League table following their narrow wins on day two of the competition, both making it six points from six with 2-1 victories.
Monkstown, YMCA and Lisnagarvey kept their 100% records in tact with narrow victories on day two of the men’s EY Hockey League while Three Rock Rovers notched their first success and Bann fought back against the Glens
YMCA lead the men’s EYHL on goal difference while Railway and Old Alex head up the women’s competition; here’s the Saturday round-up
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For the first time this millennium, Monkstown took the field last Saturday without Gareth Watkins donning the number nine jersey for the first day of the season.
While tough penalties for sides not fielding in the EY Hockey League were outlined in regulations issued last Friday, September 25, Hockey Ireland has said such sanctions will not be automatically imposed until they have assessed submissions from clubs to explain their reasons not to travel.
Leinster women’s Division One enjoys its first full programme of fixtures on Saturday; check out our team by team previews along with the women’s EYHL2 line-ups
Lisnagarvey’s storming first quarter put them on course to their second national trophy in eight days as they swept past the challenge of North Kildare.
Calum Adair’s close-range finish was all that stood between Corinthian and Lisnagarvey as the Whitechurch club landed the men’s Irish Junior Cup at Comber Road for the third time in their history.
Catholic Institute and Railway Union produced a couple of sensational performances to land wins over sides who were in the top four of the women’s EY Hockey League before it succumbed to lockdown last term.
Men’s EY Hockey League – day one round-up Lisnagarvey 4 (B Nelson 2, J Lorimer 2) Three Rock Rovers 2 (B Johnson, P Blakeney) Two late James Lorimer penalty corners earned Lisnagarvey a big home win over Three Rock Rovers at Comber Road as their unbeaten run on the national stage was put under huge pressure. Ben Nelson twice gave […]
All the results from the first day of the 2020/21 EY Hockey League
The quality of the men’s EY Hockey League is expected to ramp up this season with the return of several international stars to the competition from the pro ranks in Belgium and beyond.
Six months since lockdown, the women’s EY Hockey League gets back into action on Saturday but not without one last talking point as the sport still comes to terms with the Covid-19 crisis.
A century in the making, it was beautifully fitting that Portrane’s finest hour would see a Neville flick in the winner and a Henchy on the sideline, calling the shots.
Bronwyn O’Donnell says sport has given her so much in life that she is “more than happy to give back” her time as part of Irish sport’s incredible volunteer army.
Women’s Irish Junior Cup final Old Alex 0 Pembroke Wanderers 3 (T Wensley, R Scott, A De Jong). Pembroke II produced a breathtaking first half performance to land the women’s Irish Junior Cup for a tenth time on a hectic weekend of three finals for the Ballsbridge club. It put them in great shape and they were able […]
Sarah Torrans and Ali Meeke provided the magical combination for a second successive week to unlock the door to Jacqui Potter Cup success, winning the final 1-0 on home Beaufort turf on Saturday.
In the end, logic prevailed as the all-time record Irish Senior Cup winners Lisnagarvey prevailed against the first-time finalists UCD but, boy, did they get one hell of a scare.
UCD showed plenty of muscle memory to continue their incredible run in the women’s Irish Senior Cup with a third title in four years, beating Pegasus 3-1 at Comber Road.
UCD and Lisnagarvey won the Irish Senior Cup titles while a series of other trophies from the 2019/20 season were decided; here’s the round-up
Munster is the first province to get back into action with an intriguing season ahead for both the men’s and women’s competitions.
UCD are aiming for a unique piece of history as the first club to win both the men’s and women’s competition in the same season; preview of a huge Irish Senior Cup final weekend
Connacht Hockey’s “Misneach Le Cheile” campaign gathered pace this week with Canadian-Irish automation software company, SmartSimple Software, coming on board as the first corporate sponsor to step in to support the campaign for access to much-needed facilities.
There was ring-rust and some dodgy touches but, mostly, there was a sense of joy to be back in action at Beaufort as Loreto edged out UCD 1-0 in the Jacqui Potter Cup semi-final.
Leinster have named their 24-player AerCap Under-18 boys and girls panels for the new-look interprovincial series which will take place over the October mid-term break.
Men’s EY Hockey League Division 2 will consist of 11 teams next season following Hockey Ireland’s decisions to create three extra places in the competition following three separate appeals over the make-up of the competition this week.
After six months twiddling thumbs, competitive hockey made a welcome return with UCD and Lisnagarvey setting up a novel Irish Senior Cup match-up – the 23-time champs against a first-time finalist.
Whisper it softly but, nine months since the men’s Irish Senior Cup quarter-finals, Lisnagarvey, Glenanne, Cookstown and UCD finally get their shot at reaching the 2020 final on Sunday.
Ambitious Bray are hopeful Nasir Munir can help raise the bar further in north Wicklow following his appointment as men’s first team coach and the club’s coaching director.
Hockey Ireland’s original allocation of European places for the 2020/21 season has been reinstated following a ruling by Sport Disputes Solutions Ireland, overturning the governing body’s independent appeals panel decision.
The Leinster men’s committee have released an extensive document about plans and protocols for the new season; they are welcoming feedback to improve it. Give it a read here
Ronan Hickey is the new coach with Rathgar men’s first team as he looks to build on the strong work of Stephen Thompson last season, bringing them to the brink of EYHL Division 2.
Connacht Hockey President Kevin Keane has called the decision to resurface the Oranmore Community Astro with a 3G surface last week as a “major blow to our sport”.
Whisper it quietly, we have some formally confirmed fixtures on the horizon with last season’s Irish cup latter stages set for September
Hockey Ireland formally announced the make-up of the EY Hockey Leagues with a review set to take place “in the coming months” regarding the format and regulations in time of the 2021/22 season. The governing body confirmed there would be no promotion and relegation from the top tier from the 2019/20 season and there would be no change in […]
Megan Frazer says “friend for life” Arlene Boyles will be hugely missed around the Irish women’s camp following her decision to step back from the managerial role this month.
Lots of twists and turns with three clubs appealing in the aftermath of Lisnagarvey’s successful ruling; EYHL2 make-up still in the mix while 2019/20 Irish cup finals could be played in September
Trevor Dagg returns to his roots while Three Rock snap up Dave McGivern for next season