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A brilliant final quarter salvo from Bray saw them win their first game of the men’s Leinster Division One season, outdoing Weston 5-3; Clontarf’s winning streak rolls on
Five away wins in the men’s EYHL with a huge 36 goals registered; Corinthian were the one side from the bottom half to win as YM came close to a big result against Lisnagarvey
Loreto moved three points clear at the head of the women’s EYHL as Old Alex landed a big win at Pegasus; Belfast Quins nick draw against Muckross while Pembroke tie with Insta. UCD saw off Railway
A bounty of goals across the EYHL, Leinster and Munster division one competitions; here’s the Saturday round-up
Muckross striker Anna O’Flanagan says the spread of talent across the women’s EY Hockey League has made the national division as competitive as it has ever been.
The bottom half meet the top half in the men’s EY Hockey League with the likes of Pembroke, Glenanne and Corinthian hoping they can start bridging the five-point gap that has emerged in the middle.
Bray Hockey Club are delighted to announce the dual sponsorship of the Ladies 1sts squad. Murphy McElligott Solicitors in Dun Laoghaire have come on board as the title sponsor of the squad in addition to a three-year sponsorship with Arcade Jewellers in Bray.
North Kildare made it two wins from two games since the return of the women’s Leinster Division One to action as they got the better of Rathgar 2-0.
Avoca and Rathgar both won wild games in the men’s Leinster Division One, taking the spoils from seven and 11-goal thrillers, respectively, as Clontarf’s juggernaut keeps on rolling.
Railway Union did the indoor double as their men and women both prevailed in Galway’s Kingfisher Hall, earning a place in Europe for 2021.
Emily Kealy wrote her name in Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup folklore as she whipped home a penalty stroke five minutes from time to earn Loreto Beaufort their first title in a dozen years at Belfield.
Corinthian won a cracking contest at Garryduff to make it five wins from five in Pool A of the women’s EYHL Division 2; Ards top Pool B after grabbing a late draw at Queen’s
Loreto picked up a strong win over Belfast Harlequins to move into a share of top spot as Pegasus drew with Muckross; Old Alex, UCD and Cork Harlequins win, too
Lisnagarvey moved into a five point lead at the summit of the EY Irish Hockey League after narrowly defeating Monkstown; UCD held off Glenanne, Bann hammer YMCA, Sothern’s six sees off Dale and Marlay derby ends in draw
Garvey narrowly won the big tussle in the men’s EYHL; Loreto joined Pegasus at top of women’s division; loads of goals around the island; here’s the round-up
If the second phase of the women’s EY Hockey League season matches the pre-Christmas encounters, it promises to be an epic run from now until May. Just one game had more than two goals in the difference of the 34 played to date; lots of late goals have seen points swing from side to side. […]
The pre-Christmas pace-setters in the men’s EY Hockey League meet in an enticing opening gambit to 2020 with Lisnagarvey welcoming Monkstown with top spot on the line.
The Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup final is hoping to attract a wider audience by moving to a Sunday date rather than its usual midweek spot as Newpark Comprehensive face Loreto Beaufort at Belfield (1.45pm).
The Voice of the EHL Nick Irvine will provide his dulcet tones to the soundtrack of the National Indoor Trophy on Sunday as the champions of 2020 will be crowned at Galway’s Kingfisher Hall.
Mark Tumilty is keen to use his extended time as interim men’s coach to start the rebuilding process after Hockey Ireland confirmed he will stay in the role until the end of the Olympic cycle.
Loreto Kilkenny ended city rivals Kilkenny College’s reign as South East champions with a super win, earning them a place in the Kate Russell All-Ireland Schools championships.
Ireland’s women recorded their biggest ever win over South Africa from a mixed bag of fixtures in Stellenbosch over the weekend.
Three Rock Rovers survived an almighty semi-final scare to retain the Leinster men’s indoor league title and keep alive hopes of a fourth National Indoor Trophy in succession.
Ireland’s women earned European indoor promotion at the first attempt after they romped over the line in Bratislava, earning them a silver medal from the third tier of continental competition with two big wins on Sunday..
The bottom two in women’s Leinster Division one both landed wins to get 2020 up and running on the front foot as North Kildare beat Avoca while Rathgar edged out Clontarf.
Rathgar returned to the top three in men’s Leinster Division One as the big guns had too much firepower in their respective games for the side at the other end of the table.
Ireland’s indoor women put themselves in a super position to land one of the two promotion spots on offer in Slovakia as they beat the hosts in a thriller before seeing off Denmark.
The Irish indoor team got into the frame for a promotion place with two wins; the outdoor side lost in SA; results too from Leinster Division One and the IJC
FIH CEO Thierry Weil has rejected calls from Hockey Ireland for a review of the video referral system, prompted by the Irish men’s loss to Canada which denied them a place at Tokyo 2020.
Ireland ended day one of the women’s EuroHockey Indoor Championships III in Slovakia in contention for a potential promotion place following a 5-0 win over Portugal and a 5-1 loss to Spain.
Experience is no prerequisite this weekend in Bratislava as Ireland’s women return to European action for the first time since their sixth place finish in the top tier back in 1990.
Lily Lloyd’s perfectly placed double saw Railway Union retain the Leinster women’s indoor league as they withstood Muckross’s late rush in the final at St Columba’s.
Lena Tice’s 33rd minute penalty corner drag-flick saw Ireland get their six-game series in South Africa up and running with a win, starting OIympic year on the front foot.
Ireland’s men struck twice in the closing two minutes to snatch a bronze medal from the EuroHockey Indoor Championships III in Santander, crowning a satisfying first weekend back in the game.
UCD and Loreto both nabbed crucial goals to pave their way into the Jacqui Potter Cup semi-finals where they will be joined by Pembroke and Old Alex.
The Irish men’s indoor side finished the day with a bronze medal match assured, copper-fastened by a 4-0 win over Slovenia in their final group game of the EuroHockey Indoor Championship III in Santander.
Ireland’s men did enough to get a Euro indoor bronze match; the Jacqui Potter semi-finalists were confirmed amid widespread frost; here’s the round-up
“A good day, a challenging day and a really educational day, an amazing experience,” John Jackson reflected after a draw and a loss marked Ireland’s return to indoor international action after 33 years.
Anna O’Flanagan is anticipating the most “cut-throat” selection processes as Olympic year begins in earnest this Sunday for Tokyo with their first match of their a warm-weather training camp in South Africa.
Loreto Beaufort and Newpark Comprehensive provide an intriguing Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup final duo with both seeking a first title in quite some time after they both snuck through via a shoot-out at Grange Road.
Wesley retained the Leinster schoolboys senior A league as they got the best of a late flurry of goals at Whitechurch Park, getting the best of St Andrew’s College 2-1 in Wednesday’s final.
After 33 years wait, the Irish men’s indoor side finally return to action on Friday with a double-header against Wales (11am) and Scotland (5pm) in Santander in the EuroHockey Championships III.
The Irish women’s Under-23 and 21 development panels and program of camps for 2020 have been laid out, providing a continued pathway for players to feed into the senior squad.
For a third successive year, the hosts prevailed at the Leinster schoolgirls indoor plate tournament with King’s Hospital winning in their home hall their final success against Mount Temple.
Pembroke struck three times in the last eight minutes to win the big Jacqui Potter Cup second round derby against Muckross, prevailing 5-2 for a deceptive final scoreline in the squally rain. Hayley O’Donnell and Ava Beatty helped Pembroke into a 2-1 lead at half-time with Susie Cannon getting the Muckross reply with goalkeeper Kate […]
Monkstown, Railway Union A, Muckross and North Kildare all advanced to the final four of their respective Leinster Indoor League competitions following quarter-final day at St Columba’s.
St Andrew’s will meet Wesley in the Leinster Schoolboys Senior A league final next Wednesday following contrasting wins in Friday’s semi-finals; Andrew’s B meet Kilian’s in the Senior B final
Pembroke’s late salvo saw them advance in the Jacqui Potter Cup while the other EYHL sides emerged unscathed against lower tier opposition; Rathgar won on the men’s side; here’s the round-up
The Leinster indoor leagues reach the playoff stage on Sunday with the remaining semi-final places up for grabs at St Columba’s College. The women’s competition still has some unfinished business on Saturday evening with unbeaten UCD facing winless Old Alex and Bray. The relevance of the ties will determine the make-up of the playoffs. Two […]
Irish men’s indoor coach Kenny Carroll is thrilled to see the country make its long-awaited return to international action, believing the code to be a key method of developing the sport locally and beyond.