Irish international midfielders Kirk Shimmins, Shane O’Donoghue and Stephen Cole have all taken up contracts in Belgium for the upcoming season.
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.
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.
Four second half goals from Surbiton’s England internationals condemned UCD to eighth place from the EuroHockey Club Cup in London.
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 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
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 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’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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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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 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
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.
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.
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.
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 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.