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Buzzing Railway ready for European dream

Buzzing Railway ready for European dream

April 21, 2011 | 288 views | Comments (2)

Railway Union coach Mick McKinnon says he has never seen Park Avenue “more buzzing” as the club welcomes EuroHockey Club Champion’s Trophy this weekend for their maiden run at a continental outdoor competition.

Shaw and Carolan plot major EHL upsets

Shaw and Carolan plot major EHL upsets

April 21, 2011 | 315 views | Comments (1)

Glenanne and Pembroke Wanderers will hope to break new ground this afternoon, both bidding to become the first Irish club to reach the quarter-finals of the EuroHockey League.

Railway trounce Turks to take Euro glory

Railway trounce Turks to take Euro glory

February 28, 2011 | 307 views | Comments (1)

Kate Dillon’s terrific trio led Railway Union to Eurohockey Indoor Women’s Club Champions Challenge glory in Bratislava this afternoon when they got the better of Turkish champions Nizip Halk Egitim SC 6-4.

Railway Bask on European debut day

Railway Bask on European debut day

February 25, 2011 | 116 views | Comments (8)

Railway Union made it through to the playoff stages of the EuroHockey Indoor Club Champion’s Challenge, enjoying their first ever taste of European hockey with wins over Serbia’s HC Bask and Portugal’s CF Os Blenenses in Bratislava.

Pembroke to face former skipper in EHL

Pembroke to face former skipper in EHL

December 9, 2010 | 93 views | Comments (3)

Pembroke will combat a familiar face in the KO16 round of the EuroHockey League after they were pitted against former captain Ronan Gormley’s Club de Campo in the knock-out phase of the competition to be played in Bloemendaal

The Irish abroad: Lewis enjoying quality over quantity

The Irish abroad: Lewis enjoying quality over quantity

November 17, 2010 | 254 views | Comments (10)

Having completed the first half of the outdoor season with Crefelder HTC in Germany, Tim Lewis has encountered a very different hockey culture to the one in Dublin.

The Irish abroad: EHL provides early season highs

The Irish abroad: EHL provides early season highs

November 4, 2010 | 128 views | Comments (2)

Chris Cargo, Ronan Gormley and Phelie Maguire tell The Hook about life with their respective clubs in England, Spain and Belgium after the first couple of months of the season

Glenanne profit from German rout of Poznan

Glenanne profit from German rout of Poznan

October 31, 2010 | 92 views | Comments (8)

Glenanne got the favour they desired from Mannheimer to join Pembroke in the KO16 of the EuroHockey League, the Germans beating WKS Grunwald Poznan 5-1 this morning in Terrassa.

Glenanne face nervous wait for EHL fate

Glenanne face nervous wait for EHL fate

October 30, 2010 | 228 views | Comments (1)

Glenanne face an anxious waiting game after they were twice pegged back by Tomasz Dutkiewicz, meaning they rely on a result from Mannheimer early tomorrow morning against WKS Grunwald Poznan.

McCann denies Glens famous draw

McCann denies Glens famous draw

October 29, 2010 | 192 views | Comments (3)

As predicted, Glenanne’s EHL KO16 dreams will come down to their result on Saturday morning against WKS Grunwald Poznan but the manner in which they arrived at this point was probably not predicted in Terrassa.

Brennan believes Glens in better shape to advance

Brennan believes Glens in better shape to advance

October 28, 2010 | 84 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne skipper Joe Brennan believes Saturday morning’s tie against Grunwald Poznan will be the key factor if the Tallaght club are to follow Pembroke into the KO16 round of the EuroHockey League in Terrassa.

Wilson late strike aids Irish EHL cause

Wilson late strike aids Irish EHL cause

October 17, 2010 | 108 views | Comments (4)

Craig Wilson’s late goal garnered a losing bonus point from Pembroke’s second Pool F tie in the EuroHockey League in Eindhoven, a result which will help Ireland’s longer term aspirations of holding onto two places in the competition.

Pembroke profit from big HGC win

Pembroke profit from big HGC win

October 16, 2010 | 100 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke’s place in the KO16 round was confirmed as HGC’s emphatic 9-2 win over Olimpia Kolos Sekvoia guaranteed them at least second place in Pool F with a shot-to-nothing against the Dutch side on Sunday.

Pembroke’s Purple Panther pounces for big EHL win

Pembroke’s Purple Panther pounces for big EHL win

October 15, 2010 | 137 views | Leave a comment

Brandon Panther added to his growing reputation in Pembroke colours with a stunning salvo in the closing five minutes as they dug deep in their opening EuroHockey League tie against Ukraine’s Olimpia Kolos Sekvoia, snatching a late 4-3 win.

All focus on Kolos for Pembroke’s Carolan

All focus on Kolos for Pembroke’s Carolan

October 14, 2010 | 123 views | Comments (3)

An early start greets Pembroke in Eindhoven tomorrow as their third EHL campaign gets underway with a battle against the tournament’s lowest ranked side, Olimpia Kolos Sekvoia (8.30am, Irish time), before facing the might of HGC on Sunday.

Railway to host European competition

Railway to host European competition

September 17, 2010 | 82 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union were handed the honour of hosting the EuroHockey Club Champion’s Trophy next April, bringing the competition to Park Avenue for their maiden European outdoor campaign.

Beeston show Irish EHL entrants seasonal standard

Beeston show Irish EHL entrants seasonal standard

September 14, 2010 | 236 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke and Glenanne were both given a taster of the challenges ahead in the Euro Hockey League last weekend when they faced Beeston in high quality friendly fixtures last weekend.

Doherty adds to Belgian brigade

Doherty adds to Belgian brigade

September 3, 2010 | 343 views | Comments (7)

Brian Doherty has swelled the numbers of Irishmen in Belgium for the coming season, confirming last night that he will link up with Antwerp-based Braxgata.

Glens return to Barca; Pembroke go Dutch

Glens return to Barca; Pembroke go Dutch

September 2, 2010 | 93 views | Comments (3)

Pembroke Wanderers and Glenanne found out their EHL fate tonight with the former visiting Oranje Zwart’s Eindhoven base while the Glens travel to Barcelona for the second year of information.

German-bound Lewis out of tasty curtain-raiser

German-bound Lewis out of tasty curtain-raiser

September 1, 2010 | 216 views | Comments (2)

Tim Lewis confirmed his move to Crefelder HTC in Germany this morning to The Hook, meaning Pembroke’s opening Leinster senior league tie with Glenanne will have an ever more new-look. Meanwhile, the Leinster Branch released the early season fixtures with all the details here