Europe

Shoot-out finishes for Hermes-Monkstown and Pegasus as Irish status remains the same for 2018

Shoot-out finishes for Hermes-Monkstown and Pegasus as Irish status remains the same for 2018

June 5, 2017 | 512 views | Leave a comment

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 look to bounce back; Pegasus miss out on top two berth

Hermes-Monkstown look to bounce back; Pegasus miss out on top two berth

June 4, 2017 | 552 views | Leave a comment

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 looking to pull off biggest Euro shock possible against Den Bosch

Hermes-Monkstown looking to pull off biggest Euro shock possible against Den Bosch

June 1, 2017 | 599 views | Leave a comment

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

Harte breaks yet more new ground with Kampong

Harte breaks yet more new ground with Kampong

May 21, 2017 | 293 views | Leave a comment

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.

Bann and Garvey bow out of EHL at KO16 stage

Bann and Garvey bow out of EHL at KO16 stage

April 16, 2017 | 143 views | Leave a comment

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.

Bann and Garvey vye for piece of Irish EHL history

Bann and Garvey vye for piece of Irish EHL history

April 13, 2017 | 638 views | Leave a comment

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 […]

Mission accomplished for Ards on European stage

Mission accomplished for Ards on European stage

February 19, 2017 | 400 views | Leave a comment

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.

Ards bidding for survival amid European indoor shark tank

Ards bidding for survival amid European indoor shark tank

February 15, 2017 | 580 views | Leave a comment

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 land Euro silver in Turkey

Railway land Euro silver in Turkey

February 12, 2017 | 417 views | Leave a comment

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

Bell and Tumilty content with favourable EHL draws

Bell and Tumilty content with favourable EHL draws

November 21, 2016 | 597 views | Leave a comment

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 set for Ulster-invasion for EHL KO16

Eindhoven set for Ulster-invasion for EHL KO16

October 14, 2016 | 744 views | Leave a comment

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.

Magee’s Bann gives whole town huge source of pride

Magee’s Bann gives whole town huge source of pride

October 11, 2016 | 353 views | Leave a comment

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.

Brilliant Bann play way into the Havelock hall of fame

Brilliant Bann play way into the Havelock hall of fame

October 9, 2016 | 1,219 views | Leave a comment

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.

Bell hails monster crowd as Banbridge delight home support against Saint Ger

Bell hails monster crowd as Banbridge delight home support against Saint Ger

October 8, 2016 | 661 views | Leave a comment

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.

Bann’s opponents both show EHL quality

Bann’s opponents both show EHL quality

October 7, 2016 | 310 views | Leave a comment

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.

Bell ready for massive weekend for Banbridge

Bell ready for massive weekend for Banbridge

October 3, 2016 | 451 views | Leave a comment

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.

Magee and Bann to make hometown proud as Round1 comes to Ireland

Magee and Bann to make hometown proud as Round1 comes to Ireland

September 27, 2016 | 469 views | Leave a comment

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.

Razor sharp English first half undoes Irish girls

Razor sharp English first half undoes Irish girls

July 24, 2016 | 550 views | Leave a comment

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.

Tumilty and Bann ready for wonderful EHL experience

Tumilty and Bann ready for wonderful EHL experience

July 21, 2016 | 370 views | Leave a comment

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.

Over 20 Olympians set for EHL Round 1 at Banbridge

Over 20 Olympians set for EHL Round 1 at Banbridge

July 16, 2016 | 512 views | Leave a comment

Havelock Park is set to be graced by over 20 Rio Olympians in October when the Euro Hockey League’s Round 1 reaches Banbridge on October 7 to 9.