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Ferris retires from first team hockey after glittering career

Ferris retires from first team hockey after glittering career

May 10, 2017 | 1,077 views | Leave a comment

Suzanne Ferris has announced her retirement from first-team hockey after an illustrious career, spanning more than two decades with Belfast Harlequins and Pegasus during which she won every local and national trophy, writes John Flack

Belfast Quins retain place in women’s EYHL

Belfast Quins retain place in women’s EYHL

May 2, 2017 | 467 views | Leave a comment

Belfast Harlequins retained their place in the women’s EY Hockey League as they got the best of under-strength Ulster rivals Lurgan 3-1 on Sunday morning in the promotion-relegation playoff.

Cookstown come from two down to relegate UCD

Cookstown come from two down to relegate UCD

May 1, 2017 | 765 views | Leave a comment

Cookstown are back into the EY Hockey League after they bravely came back from two goals down to beat UCD at Grange Road on Sunday.

Darling delights Rovers to land EY Champions Trophy title

Darling delights Rovers to land EY Champions Trophy title

April 30, 2017 | 1,046 views | Leave a comment

Mitch Darling’s 60th minute goal saw Three Rock Rovers land the EY Champions Trophy for the first time as they saw off Monkstown 2-1 at Grange Road.

Shoot-out queen Cassin closes out UCD’s treble season

Shoot-out queen Cassin closes out UCD’s treble season

April 30, 2017 | 679 views | Leave a comment

UCD completed a perfect season as Clodagh Cassin’s perfect shoot-out record saw them edge out Hermes-Monkstown to yet another title at Grange Road.

Rovers prevail over Garvey to set up all Dublin Champs Trophy final

Rovers prevail over Garvey to set up all Dublin Champs Trophy final

April 29, 2017 | 578 views | Leave a comment

Like Monkstown, Three Rock Rovers took the long route before eventually seeing off Lisnagarvey in a shoot-out, winning out 3-2 after they had let slip a strong lead in the dying minutes of normal time to draw 3-3.

Town stun EYHL champs Bann to reach Champs Trophy final

Town stun EYHL champs Bann to reach Champs Trophy final

April 29, 2017 | 494 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown won a dramatic shoot-out in the third round of sudden death, getting the better of league and Irish Senior Cup champions Banbridge after an incredible 3-3 draw in normal time.

Hermes-Monkstown ease past injury-hit Harlequins

Hermes-Monkstown ease past injury-hit Harlequins

April 29, 2017 | 492 views | Leave a comment

Hermes-Monkstown eased into the women’s EY Champions Trophy final courtesy of a 6-2 win over Cork Harlequins who suffered badly in the absence of their international stars.

Cassin keeps UCD’s treble chances going with shoot-out win

Cassin keeps UCD’s treble chances going with shoot-out win

April 29, 2017 | 582 views | Leave a comment

Clodagh Cassin kept out four shoot-outs to keep UCD in line for a potential treble as they snuck past Loreto after a scoreless first semi-final at Grange Road.

Bann and Monkstown meet for fifth successive playoff year in a row; Rovers meet Garvey in men’s EYHL finale

Bann and Monkstown meet for fifth successive playoff year in a row; Rovers meet Garvey in men’s EYHL finale

April 28, 2017 | 660 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge’s treble pursuit sees them take on Monkstown in the national playoffs for a fifth successive season; Lisnagarvey play Three Rock on the other side of the draw with UCD play Cookstown in their playoff

UCD on precipice of incredible treble ahead of high quality women’s EYHL finals weekend

UCD on precipice of incredible treble ahead of high quality women’s EYHL finals weekend

April 28, 2017 | 712 views | Leave a comment

The women’s EYHL season reaches its denouement with UCD facing Loreto while Hermes-Monkstown take on Cork Harlequins while Sunday sees the finals and the promotion/relegation playoff tie

Caruth inspires Annadale to return to men’s EYHL

Caruth inspires Annadale to return to men’s EYHL

April 23, 2017 | 1,035 views | Leave a comment

A Peter Caruth-inspired Annadale will return to the men’s EY Hockey League for the 2017/18 as they swept to a 3-1 win over Cookstown in the EY Provincial Playoffs final at Grange Road.

Scully hails defensive rigidity as Trinity fight back to win EY playoffs

Scully hails defensive rigidity as Trinity fight back to win EY playoffs

April 23, 2017 | 915 views | Leave a comment

Trinity battled their way through to promotion to the EY Hockey League courtesy as they topped the Provincial Round-Robin series at Grange Road, leaping over Lurgan with a 2-0 win over Old Alex in the final game of the competition.

Banbridge produce the goods to stay clear and land men’s EY title in frantic goal difference battle

Banbridge produce the goods to stay clear and land men’s EY title in frantic goal difference battle

April 23, 2017 | 609 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge claimed the second EY Hockey League laurels as they held off a rampant Three Rock Rovers with a big win over Railway Union to land the title on goal difference on a dramatic final day of the regular season.

Dagg and Caruth question the EYHL playoff process

Dagg and Caruth question the EYHL playoff process

April 21, 2017 | 1,712 views | Leave a comment

Both Corinthian coach Trevor Dagg and Annadale’s player-coach Peter Caruth have both expressed their frustration at the format of the EY provincial playoff process that leads to a potential place in the national league.

Bann and Rovers’ final day battle for men’s EYHL title

Bann and Rovers’ final day battle for men’s EYHL title

April 21, 2017 | 912 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge and Three Rock Rovers will be checking the smart-phones at regular intervals on Saturday from 3pm for good news as they enter the final day of the season level on 42 points.

Alex keep promotion dream alive with playoff win

Alex keep promotion dream alive with playoff win

April 9, 2017 | 848 views | Leave a comment

Old Alex shaded the women’s EY Hockey League playoffs as they won three from their four games before crucially drawing 2-2 to keep Muckross in second place at the Merrion Fleet Arena on Sunday evening.

Robson strike pivotal as Annadale edge out YMCA

Robson strike pivotal as Annadale edge out YMCA

April 9, 2017 | 1,364 views | Leave a comment

Annadale completed a perfect four wins from four to earn the ticket from the first round of the EY Provincial Playoffs to compete for a return to the EY Hockey League in a fortnight’s time.

Bann and Three Rock end week 17 level at top of EYHL

Bann and Three Rock end week 17 level at top of EYHL

April 9, 2017 | 977 views | Leave a comment

The men’s EY Hockey League will go down to the last day as Banbridge and Three Rock Rovers ended the weekend level on 42 points after 17 rounds of matches; here’s a round-up of the weekend’s action

Tice strikes twice to snatch EY title for UCD

Tice strikes twice to snatch EY title for UCD

April 9, 2017 | 511 views | Leave a comment

UCD claimed the women’s EY Hockey League in dramatic fashion as Lena Tice struck two penalty corners to inflict a first defeat of the league season on Hermes-Monkstown, leap-frogging their Dublin rivals on the final day of the campaign.