Europe

High School and Loreto Dalkey enjoy tour to remember

High School and Loreto Dalkey enjoy tour to remember

April 27, 2018 | 292 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 | 369 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 | 701 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 | 529 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 | 596 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 | 335 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 | 536 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 | 290 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 | 668 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 | 305 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 | 299 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.

Tumilty anticipates tough task in Barcelona

Tumilty anticipates tough task in Barcelona

August 2, 2017 | 402 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge coach Mark Tumilty says it will be a “tough ask” to repeat their superb performances in ROUND1 of the EHL when they managed to win a group featuring Royal Leopold and Saint Germain.

Shoot-out finishes for Hermes-Monkstown and Pegasus as Irish status remains the same for 2018

Shoot-out finishes for Hermes-Monkstown and Pegasus as Irish status remains the same for 2018

June 5, 2017 | 612 views | Leave a comment

Hermes-Monkstown closed out their European challenge on a high as they beat Russia’s CSP Krylatskoye on a shoot-out to end seventh; Pegasus finished sixth in Munich

Hermes-Monkstown look to bounce back; Pegasus miss out on top two berth

Hermes-Monkstown look to bounce back; Pegasus miss out on top two berth

June 4, 2017 | 643 views | Leave a comment

Hermes-Monkstown will look to bounce back today in the women’s EuroHockey Club Champions Cup after a chastening 9-0 loss against a star-studded Den Bosch; Pegasus had a win, loss and a draw in the Trophy

Hermes-Monkstown looking to pull off biggest Euro shock possible against Den Bosch

Hermes-Monkstown looking to pull off biggest Euro shock possible against Den Bosch

June 1, 2017 | 736 views | Leave a comment

Hermes-Monkstown coach Rudi Wortmann is looking to pull off the biggest shock in women’s EuroHockey Club Champions Cup history on Friday when his side face Den Bosch; Pegasus head to Munich

Harte breaks yet more new ground with Kampong

Harte breaks yet more new ground with Kampong

May 21, 2017 | 418 views | Leave a comment

David Harte added yet another major trophy to his incredible collection, becoming the first Irish person to win the Dutch Hoofdklasse, regarded as the best national club competition in the world.

Bann and Garvey bow out of EHL at KO16 stage

Bann and Garvey bow out of EHL at KO16 stage

April 16, 2017 | 240 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s twin hopes of a first ever place in the KO8 of the Euro Hockey League came to an end over the weekend in Eindhoven with Banbridge and Lisnagarvey bowing out at the KO16 stage.

Bann and Garvey vye for piece of Irish EHL history

Bann and Garvey vye for piece of Irish EHL history

April 13, 2017 | 772 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge and Lisnagarvey are looking to create history as they travel to Eindhoven over the Easter weekend, bidding to become the first Irish side to reach the last eight of the Euro Hockey League. Bann face Racing Club de France on Friday at 11.45am (Irish time) while Garvey are in action a day later against […]

Mission accomplished for Ards on European stage

Mission accomplished for Ards on European stage

February 19, 2017 | 465 views | Leave a comment

It was a case of mission accomplished with interest for Ards in Lithuania on Sunday, writes John Flack, as they retained their second-tier status at the EuroHockey Indoor Club Trophy tournament in superb fashion.

Ards bidding for survival amid European indoor shark tank

Ards bidding for survival amid European indoor shark tank

February 15, 2017 | 676 views | Leave a comment

John Flack previews Ards’ annual European indoor pilgrimage as they look to retain their status in the second tier of competition on the continent