Europe

Loreto reign in European opener

Loreto reign in European opener

June 10, 2011 | 207 views | Leave a comment

Loreto producing a storming second half performance to bounce back from a nervy start in Lille, coming from a goal behind to sweep past the challenge of HTC Wien.

Irish guaranteed two Euro club finalists

Irish guaranteed two Euro club finalists

June 10, 2011 | 272 views | Leave a comment

Ireland is guaranteed a representative in the final of the Euro Hockey League as well as the women’s Club Champion’s Cup on Sunday, the first time since John Jermyn and Iain Lewers stepped out with HGC back in 2008 that Irish-born players have played at such a level

Loreto’s Evans concerned over Euro timing

Loreto’s Evans concerned over Euro timing

June 9, 2011 | 225 views | Comments (1)

Loreto coach Gareth Evans is hopeful the lengthy lay-off from competitive action will not prove a stumbling block for his charges as they take on the EuroHockey Club Champion’s Challenge II in Lille this weekend

Gormley helps launch ‘crowdfunding’ plan

Gormley helps launch ‘crowdfunding’ plan

May 5, 2011 | 360 views | Comments (1)

Having helped Club de Campo secure a place in the semi-finals of the EuroHockey League, Irish captain Ronan Gormley intended taking a few days out in Ireland for R&R and to launch the new ‘crowdfunding’ initiative

Armagh learn from Olympic gold medalist

Armagh learn from Olympic gold medalist

April 27, 2011 | 221 views | Leave a comment

Armagh scored a major coup last weekend when head coach Niall McCool brought over former Dutch captain and Olympic gold medalist Janneke Schopman for several development workshops and first team training sessions.

Railway take European bronze

Railway take European bronze

April 26, 2011 | 274 views | Comments (3)

Railway Union ended their first European outdoor campaign with bronze as they finished the tournament strong, getting the better of Scotland’s Grove 4-1 in Park Avenue on Easter Monday

Railway bounce back against Libertas

Railway bounce back against Libertas

April 25, 2011 | 488 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union picked up their first outdoor European win to take second place in Pool A of the women’s EuroHockey and a place in the third place playoff on Monday afternoon (1pm).

Belgians derail Union Euro bid

Belgians derail Union Euro bid

April 24, 2011 | 335 views | Leave a comment

Despite a rousing performance and a game to remember, Railway Union were knocked out of the running for the EuroHockey Club Champion’s Trophy overall title at Park Avenue by Royal Wellington on Saturday afternoon.

Walsh strikes to bag maiden Euro draw

Walsh strikes to bag maiden Euro draw

April 23, 2011 | 597 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union snatched a last-gasp draw in their maiden European outdoor appearance at a packed Park Avenue on Friday afternoon, Sinead Walsh roofing a penalty corner with ten minutes to go against Ukraine’s MSC Sumchanka.

Glens run HGC to the wire

Glens run HGC to the wire

April 22, 2011 | 512 views | Comments (6)

Glenanne can have few regrets as they left every ounce of energy on the Bloemendaal turf but HGC’s details in either circle earned the quarter-final place of an evenly matched tie.

Campo make weakened Pembroke pay

Campo make weakened Pembroke pay

April 22, 2011 | 459 views | Comments (14)

Pembroke’s much changed and under strength panel from the group stages were well and truly cut apart by a ruthless Club de Campo who made it a sorry day for the Ballsbridge club in Europe.

Buzzing Railway ready for European dream

Buzzing Railway ready for European dream

April 21, 2011 | 488 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 | 623 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 | 502 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 | 291 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 | 259 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 | 444 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 | 293 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 | 235 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 | 409 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.