Europe

O’Flynn double the golden touch for Hermes

O’Flynn double the golden touch for Hermes

May 28, 2012 | 560 views | Leave a comment

Audrey O’Flynn’s double corner strike handed Hermes European gold in Wettingen as they claimed a fourth win in succession to impressively make it an Irish double in club competition.

Hermes set up Lille Euro final date

Hermes set up Lille Euro final date

May 27, 2012 | 479 views | Leave a comment

Hermes gained one of the final places on offer with a strong 3-1 victory over Slavia Praha in Wettingen to continue their perfect record in the competition after three days.

All’s Wels for Hermes in Euro Challenge

All’s Wels for Hermes in Euro Challenge

May 27, 2012 | 271 views | Leave a comment

Hermes moved into pole position in Pool B of the EuroHockey Club Champions Challenge I in Wettingen as they grabbed a second win in two days.

Horan helps Hermes bounce back

Horan helps Hermes bounce back

May 26, 2012 | 299 views | Leave a comment

Hemes avoided potential disaster with three quick-fire corners to overcome hosts Rotweiss Wettingen and get their European campaign off to a strong start.

Butler and Magee eye Year of the Dragon

Butler and Magee eye Year of the Dragon

May 25, 2012 | 320 views | Leave a comment

Stephen Butler and Eugene Magee hope that Chinese astrology comes to bear this weekend and that this year is the EHL Year of the Dragon.

Much changed Hermes up for Swiss challenge

Much changed Hermes up for Swiss challenge

May 24, 2012 | 458 views | Leave a comment

For a club who have played in European club competition seven times in the past 14 years and the consistency that brings, it is surprising that just three of Hermes’ 2009 vintage are still around for this weekend

IHL stakes raised by Pegasus performance

IHL stakes raised by Pegasus performance

April 13, 2012 | 266 views | Leave a comment

Last weekend’s EuroHockey Club Champion’s Trophy victory has shown just how threatening Pegasus can be and now offers a place in top tier of European club hockey for this season’s IHL champion

Beaney treble hands Pegasus Euro glory

Beaney treble hands Pegasus Euro glory

April 9, 2012 | 237 views | Comments (2)

Suzanne Beaney’s 69th minute winner put Pegasus in dreamland as they claimed their fourth European club title in incredible fashion against Ukraine’s MSC Sumchanka.

Pegasus soar into European final

Pegasus soar into European final

April 8, 2012 | 220 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus earned their place in the final of the EuroHockey Club Champion’s Trophy as they weathered early storms in each half of their tie before ultimately overcoming the robust Lithuanian champions at Queen’s.

McMahon inspires Pegs against 10-woman Gantoise

McMahon inspires Pegs against 10-woman Gantoise

April 7, 2012 | 307 views | Comments (1)

Pegasus got their EuroHockey Club Champion’s Trophy campaign off to a flying start on Friday as they beat La Gantoise 4-1 on day one of the competition, hosted at Queen’s University Playing Fields the first time.

Bann’s Euro-run ended by EHL aristocrats

Bann’s Euro-run ended by EHL aristocrats

October 23, 2011 | 454 views | Comments (9)

Banbridge bowed out of the EHL with their heads held high as they gave UHC Hamburg a good rattle in Antwerp on Sunday morning but ultimately the German’s calibre guided them through along with CA Montrouge.

Amsterdam strike perfect ten against Cookstown

Amsterdam strike perfect ten against Cookstown

October 23, 2011 | 532 views | Comments (12)

Cookstown bowed out from their European adventure with a chastening victory at the hands of an all-star Amsterdam side in Antwerp on Saturday afternoon, seeing the Dutch side and Reading go through to the KO16

Irish pair rocked on EHL debuts as Bann edged out and Cookstown undone by Reading

Irish pair rocked on EHL debuts as Bann edged out and Cookstown undone by Reading

October 21, 2011 | 492 views | Leave a comment

A rough draw for Ireland’s two EuroHockey League sides, Banbridge came close to grabbing a draw after two goals behind to CA Montrouge while Cookstown were undone by an on-form Reading in Antwerp

Bann and Cooks Belgium-bound for Ulster-EHL debut

Bann and Cooks Belgium-bound for Ulster-EHL debut

October 20, 2011 | 327 views | Comments (5)

The Irish invasion of Brasschaat takes over this weekend as Banbridge and Cookstown, along with a glut of green internationals, go in search of an EuroHockey League KO16 place.

News in brief: Hermes Switzerland-bound; IHA tender for OCQ; Launch of Hooked for Life

News in brief: Hermes Switzerland-bound; IHA tender for OCQ; Launch of Hooked for Life

October 10, 2011 | 284 views | Leave a comment

Hermes found out where their European adventure will take them in late May; IHA bid for newly available Olympic qualifier and are set to roll out new long-term development initiative

Ulster duo face EHL giants in Antwerp

Ulster duo face EHL giants in Antwerp

August 19, 2011 | 393 views | Comments (1)

Banbridge and Cookstown are set to face some of the giants of the European game following the draw for the EHL this afternoon. Bann play double champions UHC Hamburg while Cookstown meet Amsterdam and Reading

Small inspires large Loreto Euro victory

Small inspires large Loreto Euro victory

June 13, 2011 | 344 views | Comments (2)

Following three convincing group stage wins, Loreto finished in some style as they ran up a 7-1 final mauling to take EuroHockey Club Champion’s Challenge gold in emphatic style in Lille as they put Switzerland’s HC Olten to the sword.

International duo crush Spartan’s charge

International duo crush Spartan’s charge

June 12, 2011 | 323 views | Comments (2)

Loreto reached one of the two Monday ‘finals’ as they completed Group B of the EuroHockey Club Champion’s Challenge II with a 100pc record, holding off the challenge of Swansea’s Spartans.

Loreto on brink of Champ’s Challenge final

Loreto on brink of Champ’s Challenge final

June 12, 2011 | 208 views | Leave a comment

Loreto moved within a point of one of Monday’s two ‘finals’ as they notched a second successive win in Lille, adding the host’s scalp to that of HTC Wien who were conquered 24 hours earlier, thanks to Ali Meeke’s double

News in brief: Irish duo win Belgian title

News in brief: Irish duo win Belgian title

June 11, 2011 | 261 views | Leave a comment

Stephen Butler and Eugene Magee helped Dragons to the Belgian title last Sunday; IHA plan series of events around Champion’s Challenge and 4 Nations; McInroy completes incredible challenge