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Bann and Garvey vye for piece of Irish EHL history

Bann and Garvey vye for piece of Irish EHL history

April 13, 2017 | 780 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 | 677 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

Railway land Euro silver in Turkey

Railway land Euro silver in Turkey

February 12, 2017 | 489 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union did enough to put Ireland in the frame for promotion back up to the third tier of EuroHockey Indoor Club competition thanks to a second place finish in Alanya, Turkey over the weekend

Bell and Tumilty content with favourable EHL draws

Bell and Tumilty content with favourable EHL draws

November 21, 2016 | 674 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge and Lisnagarvey received perhaps the most favourable Euro Hockey League KO16 draw possible – other than facing each other – as they look to earn a maiden quarter-final berth in the elite competition for Ireland.

Eindhoven set for Ulster-invasion for EHL KO16

Eindhoven set for Ulster-invasion for EHL KO16

October 14, 2016 | 829 views | Leave a comment

Eindhoven is gearing up for an Ulster-invasion next April as Lisnagarvey and Banbridge will travel to the south-Netherlands’ club Oranje-Rood for the KO16 phase of the Euro Hockey League.

Magee’s Bann gives whole town huge source of pride

Magee’s Bann gives whole town huge source of pride

October 11, 2016 | 400 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge’s Olympian Eugene Magee said his side put their best foot forward to match the efforts of his club mates who put on a great show at Havelock Park for EHL ROUND1.

Brilliant Bann play way into the Havelock hall of fame

Brilliant Bann play way into the Havelock hall of fame

October 9, 2016 | 1,291 views | Leave a comment

As a grand finale, Banbridge got the moment they deserved to cap an incredible weekend. The biggest crowd seen at the club since the move from the Castlewellan Road witnessed the first Irish club ever to top the group stages.

Bell hails monster crowd as Banbridge delight home support against Saint Ger

Bell hails monster crowd as Banbridge delight home support against Saint Ger

October 8, 2016 | 697 views | Leave a comment

Man of the match Matthew Bell hailed the incredible Havelock Park support as over 2,500 fans took in Banbridge’s 2-0 win over Saint Germain.

Bann’s opponents both show EHL quality

Bann’s opponents both show EHL quality

October 7, 2016 | 358 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge got a flavour of the challenge ahead of them this weekend as coach Mark Tumilty watched EHL ROUND1 opponents Royal Leopold, from Belgium, beat France’s Saint Germain 4-3 at Havelock Park.

Bell ready for massive weekend for Banbridge

Bell ready for massive weekend for Banbridge

October 3, 2016 | 498 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge’s Matthew Bell says his first experience of the EHL “was unlike anything I had ever experienced before” when, as a teenager, he made his debut in the competition.

Magee and Bann to make hometown proud as Round1 comes to Ireland

Magee and Bann to make hometown proud as Round1 comes to Ireland

September 27, 2016 | 528 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge’s most famous son Eugene Magee is hopeful his club can put on a show that the “whole town can be proud of” as they become the first Irish venue to host a Euro Hockey League event on October 7th to 9th.

Razor sharp English first half undoes Irish girls

Razor sharp English first half undoes Irish girls

July 24, 2016 | 630 views | Leave a comment

Stevie Arbuthnot said he was “a bit gutted” with how his Irish Under-18 side began their tie with England as two early goals laid the base for a 3-0 result in their opening Girls EuroHockey Youth Championships Pool B tie.

Tumilty and Bann ready for wonderful EHL experience

Tumilty and Bann ready for wonderful EHL experience

July 21, 2016 | 466 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge coach Mark Tumilty says the Co Down club is buzzing following the announcement of the EHL draw and the schedule as they look forward to welcoming Round 1 from October 7-9.

Over 20 Olympians set for EHL Round 1 at Banbridge

Over 20 Olympians set for EHL Round 1 at Banbridge

July 16, 2016 | 632 views | Leave a comment

Havelock Park is set to be graced by over 20 Rio Olympians in October when the Euro Hockey League’s Round 1 reaches Banbridge on October 7 to 9.

Havelock to host all-star EHL cast list

Havelock to host all-star EHL cast list

June 3, 2016 | 738 views | Leave a comment

Havelock Park looks set to play host to an all-star cast with Banbridge looking forward to a memorable occasion. It will be their second campaign in the EHL having played in the 2011/12 season and their eighth European campaign in total.

Banbridge to host EHL in Ireland for first time

Banbridge to host EHL in Ireland for first time

June 1, 2016 | 638 views | Comments (1)

Banbridge will host Round 1 of the Euro Hockey League from October 7 to 9, 2016 as the competition moves to Ireland for the very first time for its 10th edition.

Three Irish sides to play in Euro top tier

Three Irish sides to play in Euro top tier

May 27, 2016 | 735 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey, Banbridge and Hermes-Monkstown will all play in the top tier of European club competition in the 2016/17 season following confirmation of the EHF national club rankings earlier this week.

Elks win while Bann look set to add second EHL berth; Pegasus finish eighth

Elks win while Bann look set to add second EHL berth; Pegasus finish eighth

May 16, 2016 | 1,752 views | Leave a comment

Both Banbridge and Ulster Elks look set to have earned promotion for Ireland from their respective European club competitions over the weekend following runs to the finals in their respective competitions.

Bann and Elks battle for promotion; Pegasus face Russian roulette in Club Champions Cup

Bann and Elks battle for promotion; Pegasus face Russian roulette in Club Champions Cup

May 15, 2016 | 1,900 views | Comments (2)

Banbridge and Ulster Elks will both have promotion on their mind on Monday afternoon following their respective performances in Europe while Pegasus are set to battle for seventh in the Euro Club Cup.