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Shimmins set to breathe fire with Dragons next season

Shimmins set to breathe fire with Dragons next season

June 13, 2018 | 846 views | Leave a comment

Irish international midfielders Kirk Shimmins, Shane O’Donoghue and Stephen Cole have all taken up contracts in Belgium for the upcoming season.

Esteves fires Monkstown to fifth place in Euro Trophy

Esteves fires Monkstown to fifth place in Euro Trophy

May 21, 2018 | 318 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown completed their Euro Club Trophy campaign on a high with a 1-0 win over Ukraine’s MSC Sumchanka courtesy of Natalie Esteves’ 14th minute penalty corner goal.

Town keep Junior at bay for long periods to confirm Irish place in Trophy for 2019

Town keep Junior at bay for long periods to confirm Irish place in Trophy for 2019

May 20, 2018 | 345 views | Leave a comment

Anna Gil’s two penalty corner rebounds settled Pool B in the favour of Junior FC, marking their third successive win, but they were made to work all the way by hosts Monkstown.

UCD fall to four second half goals from hosts Surbiton

UCD fall to four second half goals from hosts Surbiton

May 20, 2018 | 516 views | Leave a comment

Four second half goals from Surbiton’s England internationals condemned UCD to eighth place from the EuroHockey Club Cup in London.

Monkstown fightback gives theirs and Irish hopes huge boost in Euro Trophy

Monkstown fightback gives theirs and Irish hopes huge boost in Euro Trophy

May 19, 2018 | 534 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown gave theirs – and Irish hockey’s – hopes of avoiding relegation to the third tier of women’s European club competition a massive boost as they came from behind to beat France’s Lille.

UCD unstuck by Mannheim in London; Town fall to Russians on opening day

UCD unstuck by Mannheim in London; Town fall to Russians on opening day

May 18, 2018 | 481 views | Leave a comment

UCD endured an agonising near miss against Mannheimer in the fifth to eighth place playoffs at the Euro Club Cup; Hermes-Monkstown fell 3-0 to Russian opposition on day one of the Trophy

Monkstown’s confidence on the rise for Euro Trophy bid

Monkstown’s confidence on the rise for Euro Trophy bid

May 18, 2018 | 435 views | Leave a comment

Hermes-Monkstown coach Gareth Watkins says the confidence gleaned from the closing six weeks of the Irish season will give his side a big boost going into the EuroHockey Club Trophy this weekend on home turf.

UCD face toughest possible draw in Euro Cup

UCD face toughest possible draw in Euro Cup

May 16, 2018 | 478 views | Leave a comment

UCD start their EuroHockey Club Cup challenge on Thursday afternoon with one of the toughest possible draws, taking on Dutch giants AH&BC Amsterdam in Surbiton in the quarter-final stage.

Monkstown sign up Colliers as Euro tournament sponsor

Monkstown sign up Colliers as Euro tournament sponsor

April 28, 2018 | 254 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown’s hosting of the women’s EuroHockey Club Trophy received a big boost this week with confirmation global real estate advisors Colliers International have taken on the title sponsorship of the event.

High School and Loreto Dalkey enjoy tour to remember

High School and Loreto Dalkey enjoy tour to remember

April 27, 2018 | 278 views | Leave a comment

The High School and Loreto Dalkey took in a Euro Hockey League weekend to remember earlier this month, taking on local Dutch sides in Rotterdam as well as taking in some of the world’s best club hockey.

Rovers denied KO8 place by Saint Germain

Rovers denied KO8 place by Saint Germain

April 1, 2018 | 357 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers missed out on a place in the Euro Hockey League KO8 – what would have been a first for an Irish club – in painful style as they succumbed 3-2 to Saint Germain in Rotterdam.

Blakeney attempts to make some lasting EHL memories

Blakeney attempts to make some lasting EHL memories

March 30, 2018 | 678 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers’ Peter Blakeney – along with Mitch Darling – is just one of two members of the club’s last EHL experience back in 2008/09 but while he was part of the first Irish side to reach the KO16, he says he is the last person to ask about his memories of it.

Beast from the East wipes out hockey schedule as Hockey Ireland consider winter alternatives

Beast from the East wipes out hockey schedule as Hockey Ireland consider winter alternatives

March 2, 2018 | 517 views | Leave a comment

All of the weekend’s national and provincial level hockey fixtures have all been postponed; Hockey Ireland, meanwhile, are looking at what can be done toward a winter break; Bann awarded Champs Trophy hosting

Ards Indoor superstar Brown would relish second offer from Germany as she looks to impress in Prague

Ards Indoor superstar Brown would relish second offer from Germany as she looks to impress in Prague

February 21, 2018 | 580 views | Leave a comment

Chloe Brown has revealed she turned down the offer of a move to Germany last season but she says she would jump at the opportunity if it were to come along again.

Three Rock romp to EuroHockey indoor promotion and gold

Three Rock romp to EuroHockey indoor promotion and gold

February 19, 2018 | 320 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers won the EuroHockey Indoor Club Challenge II in Georgia with six wins from six, overcoming some early tough encounters before winning the title in a procession

Georgia on the Three Rock Rovers mind

Georgia on the Three Rock Rovers mind

February 15, 2018 | 503 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers have traversed four time zones this week to represent Ireland at the EuroHockey Indoor Club Challenge II in Tbilisi, Georgia, gunning for a top two finish from their seven team competition.

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 | 273 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 | 657 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 | 296 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 | 277 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.