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Mixed Irish fortunes on European club front

Mixed Irish fortunes on European club front

May 13, 2016 | 2,160 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s club sides opened their European accounts with a win, a draw and a loss with Ulster Elks the stars of the day at their event in Prague.

Pegasus face Campo challenge; Elks debut in Prague

Pegasus face Campo challenge; Elks debut in Prague

May 12, 2016 | 1,560 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus and Ulster Elks represent Ireland this weekend in European action as they take on the first and third tier of continental club competition at Bilthoven and Prague, respectively.

Bann’s EHL hopes in own hands at Euro Trophy

Bann’s EHL hopes in own hands at Euro Trophy

May 12, 2016 | 1,669 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge have their own potential Euro Hockey League qualification in their own hands as they travel to Glasgow this weekend for the EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy.

Queen’s end seventh as Ireland drop an indoor level

Queen’s end seventh as Ireland drop an indoor level

February 17, 2016 | 240 views | Leave a comment

Queen’s University finished seventh in the EuroHockey Indoor Club Champions Challenge I in Bulgaria, an outcome that sees Ireland drop back to the fourth tier of competition for 2017.

Big Town comeback one goal shy of EHL KO16 slot

Big Town comeback one goal shy of EHL KO16 slot

October 12, 2015 | 1,247 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown produced an epic comeback to draw 3-3 with Spain’s Club Egara but despite goals from Kyle Good, Gareth Watkins and Peter Caruth, they ended up just shy of a ticket to the KO16.

Good magic earns Monkstown opening draw

Good magic earns Monkstown opening draw

October 10, 2015 | 1,083 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown earned a 1-1 draw with East Grinstead on opening day of the Euro Hockey League Round 1 in Hamburg as Kyle Good produced a moment of magic to earn the victory.

Caren hoping new Town method makes waves in Euro Hockey League

Caren hoping new Town method makes waves in Euro Hockey League

October 8, 2015 | 1,485 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown are looking to build on the positive mood in Irish hockey at the moment to upset the odds in Hamburg this weekend against the much vaunted East Grinstead from England and Spain’s Club Egara.

Pegasus Bilthoven-bound for 2016 Euros

Pegasus Bilthoven-bound for 2016 Euros

September 10, 2015 | 694 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus will travel to Bilthoven in the Netherlands in May 2016 at the EuroHockey Club Champions Cup, battling it out with the best club teams in the continent.

Masters men’s Over-40s claim Euro bronze in own piece of history-making

Masters men’s Over-40s claim Euro bronze in own piece of history-making

September 2, 2015 | 1,201 views | Leave a comment

While the Irish senior men had a week to remember, their Over-40 counter-parts had a similarly memorable time in London last week when they earned their first ever bronze medal in the Masters event; here is Duggie Good’s report from the event

Anatomy of a bronze; Fulton’s charges play waiting game after epic 18-month rise

Anatomy of a bronze; Fulton’s charges play waiting game after epic 18-month rise

August 31, 2015 | 2,372 views | Leave a comment

And now the wait commences. October 25 is the date almost indelibly marked on the minds of the Irish hockey public after one of the most thrilling years for the sport.

Bloodied and bruised Gleghorne embodies fighting Irish spirit

Bloodied and bruised Gleghorne embodies fighting Irish spirit

August 30, 2015 | 3,015 views | Comments (1)

If ever there was an image to embody the performance of the team, Paul Gleghorne’s slinged up arm with blood dripping from his knuckles captured it; his and Matthew Bell’s reaction to what was another mighty week for Irish hockey

Symmons inducted in the EHF Hall of Fame

Symmons inducted in the EHF Hall of Fame

August 30, 2015 | 760 views | Leave a comment

Irish legend Nikki Symmons became one of two new additions to the European Hockey Federation Hall of Fame following her immaculate career.

History boys claim first ever elite level medal with 4-2 win over England

History boys claim first ever elite level medal with 4-2 win over England

August 29, 2015 | 1,455 views | Leave a comment

Making history, the recurring mantra of the Irish senior men’s team. An incredible year for the team was capped with the biggest moment yet, winning Ireland’s first ever medal at an elite level competition with a breathless 4-2 win over home host England.

Harte: Ireland “not leaving without a medal” from Euros

Harte: Ireland “not leaving without a medal” from Euros

August 28, 2015 | 1,237 views | Leave a comment

David Harte says the Irish team mantra is “we are not leaving here without a medal” as they build up for their European Championships semi-final in London.

Hertzberger solo strike denies Ireland final berth in tight Euro battle

Hertzberger solo strike denies Ireland final berth in tight Euro battle

August 27, 2015 | 1,037 views | Leave a comment

Irish coach Craig Fulton felt his side “missed an opportunity” as they lost 1-0 to world number two side the Netherlands in the semi-final of the EuroHockey Nations Championships in London.

Masters Over-40s also through to Euro semi-finals

Masters Over-40s also through to Euro semi-finals

August 25, 2015 | 1,295 views | Leave a comment

Matching the senior men’s team, Ireland’s Over-40 Masters secured a European semi final place for the first time in their history to setup a match against the old foe of England.

Another marquee day for Irish men as Belgian draw earns maiden Euro semi-final

Another marquee day for Irish men as Belgian draw earns maiden Euro semi-final

August 25, 2015 | 1,157 views | Leave a comment

The good times keep on rolling. Ireland’s men’s hockey team added yet another incredible result to their ever-growing list in 2015 as they squeezed out a draw against world number four side Belgium in London to reach the semi-final of the European championships for the very first time.

Germany’s double strike late on denies Ireland

Germany’s double strike late on denies Ireland

August 23, 2015 | 937 views | Leave a comment

Late goals from Lukas Windfeder and Florian Fuchs saw Ireland fall 2-0 to reigning Olympic and European champions Germany in their second EuroHockey Nations Championships tie.

Ireland secure important 4-3 win over France

Ireland secure important 4-3 win over France

August 22, 2015 | 1,109 views |

Ireland’s men clinched a 4-3 win over France in their opening EuroHockey Nations Championship tie, beating one of the few sides that can hurt their Olympic hopes at this competition.

European summer comes to close with Irish men battling the top brass

European summer comes to close with Irish men battling the top brass

August 21, 2015 | 1,367 views | Leave a comment

The full lowdown on the EuroHockey Nations Championships from an Irish perspective with an overview of the group opponents, where to watch the games and more