Banbridge coach Mark Tumilty says it will be a “tough ask” to repeat their superb performances in ROUND1 of the EHL when they managed to win a group featuring Royal Leopold and Saint Germain.
Hermes-Monkstown closed out their European challenge on a high as they beat Russia’s CSP Krylatskoye on a shoot-out to end seventh; Pegasus finished sixth in Munich
Hermes-Monkstown will look to bounce back today in the women’s EuroHockey Club Champions Cup after a chastening 9-0 loss against a star-studded Den Bosch; Pegasus had a win, loss and a draw in the Trophy
Hermes-Monkstown coach Rudi Wortmann is looking to pull off the biggest shock in women’s EuroHockey Club Champions Cup history on Friday when his side face Den Bosch; Pegasus head to Munich
David Harte added yet another major trophy to his incredible collection, becoming the first Irish person to win the Dutch Hoofdklasse, regarded as the best national club competition in the world.
Ireland’s twin hopes of a first ever place in the KO8 of the Euro Hockey League came to an end over the weekend in Eindhoven with Banbridge and Lisnagarvey bowing out at the KO16 stage.
Banbridge and Lisnagarvey are looking to create history as they travel to Eindhoven over the Easter weekend, bidding to become the first Irish side to reach the last eight of the Euro Hockey League. Bann face Racing Club de France on Friday at 11.45am (Irish time) while Garvey are in action a day later against […]
It was a case of mission accomplished with interest for Ards in Lithuania on Sunday, writes John Flack, as they retained their second-tier status at the EuroHockey Indoor Club Trophy tournament in superb fashion.
John Flack previews Ards’ annual European indoor pilgrimage as they look to retain their status in the second tier of competition on the continent
Railway Union did enough to put Ireland in the frame for promotion back up to the third tier of EuroHockey Indoor Club competition thanks to a second place finish in Alanya, Turkey over the weekend
Banbridge and Lisnagarvey received perhaps the most favourable Euro Hockey League KO16 draw possible – other than facing each other – as they look to earn a maiden quarter-final berth in the elite competition for Ireland.
Eindhoven is gearing up for an Ulster-invasion next April as Lisnagarvey and Banbridge will travel to the south-Netherlands’ club Oranje-Rood for the KO16 phase of the Euro Hockey League.
Banbridge’s Olympian Eugene Magee said his side put their best foot forward to match the efforts of his club mates who put on a great show at Havelock Park for EHL ROUND1.
As a grand finale, Banbridge got the moment they deserved to cap an incredible weekend. The biggest crowd seen at the club since the move from the Castlewellan Road witnessed the first Irish club ever to top the group stages.
Man of the match Matthew Bell hailed the incredible Havelock Park support as over 2,500 fans took in Banbridge’s 2-0 win over Saint Germain.
Banbridge got a flavour of the challenge ahead of them this weekend as coach Mark Tumilty watched EHL ROUND1 opponents Royal Leopold, from Belgium, beat France’s Saint Germain 4-3 at Havelock Park.
Banbridge’s Matthew Bell says his first experience of the EHL “was unlike anything I had ever experienced before” when, as a teenager, he made his debut in the competition.
Banbridge’s most famous son Eugene Magee is hopeful his club can put on a show that the “whole town can be proud of” as they become the first Irish venue to host a Euro Hockey League event on October 7th to 9th.
Stevie Arbuthnot said he was “a bit gutted” with how his Irish Under-18 side began their tie with England as two early goals laid the base for a 3-0 result in their opening Girls EuroHockey Youth Championships Pool B tie.
Banbridge coach Mark Tumilty says the Co Down club is buzzing following the announcement of the EHL draw and the schedule as they look forward to welcoming Round 1 from October 7-9.