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Bell ready for massive weekend for Banbridge

Bell ready for massive weekend for Banbridge

October 3, 2016 | 503 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 | 536 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 | 637 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 | 484 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 | 643 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 | 742 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 | 649 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 | 739 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 | 1,758 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 | 1,920 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.

Bann bound up table in Glasgow; Elks lead way in Prague

Bann bound up table in Glasgow; Elks lead way in Prague

May 14, 2016 | 2,213 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge leaped right back into contention in the men’s EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy thanks to a stunning second half comeback to beat HC Minsk 4-1 in Glasgow; Ulster Elks also top their group after day two at the Challenge I

Mixed Irish fortunes on European club front

Mixed Irish fortunes on European club front

May 13, 2016 | 2,183 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 | 1,606 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 | 1,695 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 | 271 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 | 1,272 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 | 1,104 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 | 1,543 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 | 718 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 | 1,229 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