Europe

Tumilty takes the positives from EHL trip for young Bann side

Tumilty takes the positives from EHL trip for young Bann side

October 9, 2017 | 208 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge were unable to produce the heroics of 12 months ago as they fell to slightly inflated 6-0 and 6-2 defeats to WKS Grunwald Poznan and Racing Club de Bruxelles over the weekend in Barcelona.

“Double Goal” augments Bann’s frustrations in Barcelona

“Double Goal” augments Bann’s frustrations in Barcelona

October 7, 2017 | 581 views | Leave a comment

The “double-goal” introduced for the Euro Hockey League added a harsher look to an already inflated scoreline as they fell 6-0 to Poland’s WKS Grunwald Poznan in their opening game in Barcelona.

Bann looking to repeat EHL ROUND1 heroics

Bann looking to repeat EHL ROUND1 heroics

October 5, 2017 | 249 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge head out to Barcelona this weekend, hoping to match their incredible exploits from 12 months ago as they look to progress from ROUND1 of the Euro Hockey League once again.

Monkstown to host EuroHockey Trophy next May

Monkstown to host EuroHockey Trophy next May

September 21, 2017 | 175 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown will host the women’s EuroHockey Trophy next May 18-21, 2018 in Rathdown following the release of the venues for the club champions events today.

Tumilty anticipates tough task in Barcelona

Tumilty anticipates tough task in Barcelona

August 2, 2017 | 347 views | Leave a comment

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.

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 | 528 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 | 562 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 | 619 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 | 312 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 | 152 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 | 648 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 | 406 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 | 590 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 | 423 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 | 602 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 | 755 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 | 359 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 | 1,226 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 | 666 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 | 314 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.