Europe

Den Bosch hand Railway tough Euro debut

Den Bosch hand Railway tough Euro debut

April 18, 2014 | 816 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union’s first taste of the top tier of European hockey was a tough one, losing 7-0 to Dutch hosts Den Bosch in the EuroHockey Club Champions Cup.

Half dozen Irish come unstuck in EHL

Half dozen Irish come unstuck in EHL

April 18, 2014 | 738 views | Leave a comment

Irish interest in the Euro Hockey League came to a crashing halt in Eindhoven in the past two days with the six players involved all seeing their clubs bow out at the last 16 stage of the world’s best club competition.

Brilliant Brown fires 23 goals in Ards Euro gold run

Brilliant Brown fires 23 goals in Ards Euro gold run

February 25, 2014 | 522 views | Leave a comment

Chloe Brown strengthened her reputation as the biggest exponent of the indoor game in Ireland with a truly stunning performance for Ards at the EuroHockey Indoor Club Champions Challenge I in Budapest last weekend

EHL journey begins for Irish contingent in Barcelona

EHL journey begins for Irish contingent in Barcelona

October 11, 2013 | 1,905 views | Leave a comment

Seven Irish players have been named in EuroHockey League panels for this year’s edition of the competition with the majority now playing with English sides; Glenanne and Railway hope to prove their upward division one mobility

Railway to face Dutch giants in Den Bosch

Railway to face Dutch giants in Den Bosch

September 6, 2013 | 377 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union’s ladies will travel to s’Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands next April as Ireland’s first representatives in the Club Champions Cup following the announcement of the venues for the EuroHockey Club Championships.

Railway bound for European top table

Railway bound for European top table

June 13, 2013 | 86 views | Leave a comment

Irish hockey, and particularly Railway Union’s women’s team, have been rewarded for the continued strong performances in European club hockey over the past three years with a berth in the EuroHockey Club Champions Cup.

Ireland lose EuroHockey League place for 2013/14

Ireland lose EuroHockey League place for 2013/14

May 31, 2013 | 188 views | Comments (6)

The European Hockey Federation confirmed that Monkstown will not be playing in the 2013/14 EuroHockey League following the release of the tournament’s ranking list on Thursday.

Euro joy for Railway and UCD as men’s EHL place hangs in balance

Euro joy for Railway and UCD as men’s EHL place hangs in balance

May 20, 2013 | 358 views | Comments (18)

Irish club hockey endured mixed fortunes on the European front yesterday after a weekend to remember for women’s clubs Railway Union and UCD was contrasted with the travails of Cork Harlequins on the men’s side.

UCD going for gold; Railway’s bronze assault but men’s EHL berth in jeopardy

UCD going for gold; Railway’s bronze assault but men’s EHL berth in jeopardy

May 19, 2013 | 127 views | Comments (5)

Railway Union and UCD are looking forward to medal matches in their respective EuroHockey Club Champions competition but Cork Harlequins have a huge battle on their hands if they are to maintain Ireland’s place in the EuroHockey League.

Railway Union and UCD enhance Euro medal hopes

Railway Union and UCD enhance Euro medal hopes

May 19, 2013 | 416 views | Comments (8)

UCD qualified for one of the finals of the EuroHockey Club Champions Challenge I in Catania with a game to spare as they saw off the hosts 3-2; Railway’s win over Sumchanka boosts their medal hopes but Cork Harlequins fall to second defeat

UCD prevail in sweltering Catania; Railway and Harlequins undone

UCD prevail in sweltering Catania; Railway and Harlequins undone

May 17, 2013 | 175 views | Leave a comment

Jeamie Deacon fired a winner to give UCD a perfect start to their European club campaign with victory over Scotland’s Grove Menzieshill; Railway Union were undone by Real Sociedad while Cork Harlequins fell to HC Bra

Irish KO16 woes continue as Dragons burn off Garvey in second half

Irish KO16 woes continue as Dragons burn off Garvey in second half

March 30, 2013 | 174 views | Comments (10)

The KO8 remains out of reach once more for Irish clubs as Lisnagarvey’s brave first half effort was undone by a classy Dragons who were too slick for last season’s Irish Hockey League champions.

Garvey hoping to slay Dragons in EHL KO16

Garvey hoping to slay Dragons in EHL KO16

March 28, 2013 | 198 views | Leave a comment

After last autumn’s heroics, Lisnagarvey are hopeful of becoming the first Irish side to reach the KO8 of the EuroHockey League when they take on KHC Dragons in the last 16 (4pm, Irish time).

Danish tie to prove pivotal for Rovers’ hopes

Danish tie to prove pivotal for Rovers’ hopes

February 15, 2013 | 127 views | Comments (1)

Three Rock claimed a win and a loss in their opening two games at the EuroHockey Indoor Club Champions Challenge I in Budapest, meaning a win tomorrow morning against Danish side Orient Lyngby will put them into the top four

Garvey pull off miracle comeback to advance in EHL

Garvey pull off miracle comeback to advance in EHL

October 30, 2012 | 149 views | Comments (2)

Lisnagarvey staged the greatest comeback in EuroHockey League history to help them overcome long odds and advance to the last 16.

Mission accomplished as Irish U-21s storm to comfortable European victories

Mission accomplished as Irish U-21s storm to comfortable European victories

July 22, 2012 | 128 views | Comments (3)

Another set of thrashings saw Ireland’s U-21 men and women ease to promotion from their respective European ‘C’ division campaigns as they completed the first phase pod rebuilding after eight years absence from competition

Ewart edged U-21 women home; men thrash Slovakia

Ewart edged U-21 women home; men thrash Slovakia

July 21, 2012 | 137 views | Leave a comment

Leah Ewart’s 62nd minute goal saw Ireland’s U-21 women scrape to a third successive win in Lisbon meaning they and the Irish men will contest ‘C’ division finals on Sunday; the men won 12-0 in Bratislava

U-21 women all but secure final berth

U-21 women all but secure final berth

July 20, 2012 | 241 views | Leave a comment

A four goal burst in nine first half minutes saw Ireland cruise to a second victory and assure themselves of a final berth barring a goal difference miracle.

Irish U-21s down Turkey and Lithuania

Irish U-21s down Turkey and Lithuania

July 19, 2012 | 253 views | Leave a comment

Both Irish U-21 men and women picked off comfortable wins to advance their European hopes; the men won 8-0 against Lithuania to confirm their place in the final; the women beat Turkey 4-0 in their opening game

U-21 men create history with 17-0 Bulgaria win

U-21 men create history with 17-0 Bulgaria win

July 18, 2012 | 264 views | Comments (4)

Ireland’s U-21 men created European junior nations history as they recorded the highest win since the U-21 grade was introduced in 1976 with Stephen Dowds scoring five times in a 17-0 defeat of Bulgaria