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Railway to face Dutch giants in Den Bosch

Railway to face Dutch giants in Den Bosch

September 6, 2013 | 532 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 | 235 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 | 341 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 | 623 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 | 295 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 | 617 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 | 334 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 | 327 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 | 333 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 | 249 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 | 285 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 | 260 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 | 266 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 | 381 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 | 434 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 | 423 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

Lille and Bloemendaal for Garvey in EHL

Lille and Bloemendaal for Garvey in EHL

July 17, 2012 | 345 views | Comments (2)

Despite Ireland dropping back to the status of third seeds, Lisnagarvey have picked up a EuroHockey League draw with a hint of possibility about it.

Local umpires receive top class appointments

Local umpires receive top class appointments

July 2, 2012 | 774 views | Leave a comment

Ten Leinster based umpires have been appointed to 13 international competitions this summer, ranging from Olympic level to the various youth and club competitions around the continent.

Euro campaigns dampened by late revisions

Euro campaigns dampened by late revisions

June 21, 2012 | 358 views | Comments (8)

Both Railway Union and Cork Harlequins have seen their expectations of top tier European club hockey go up in smoke this week, having now to settle for life in the second tier.

News in brief: Donation update

News in brief: Donation update

June 2, 2012 | 531 views | Leave a comment

How to donate to The Hook; Richmond Spiders add two more Irish to roster; Weston’s Carol Harrison gets Welsh call-up; Butler and Magee win EHL medal, Hutchinson and Metchette get top call-up; Treacy to run 5-a-side