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Four-star Cookstown stay up with win over Bangor

Four-star Cookstown stay up with win over Bangor

May 7, 2018 | 545 views | Leave a comment

Cookstown secured their place in the top flight of Irish hockey with a strong performance against brave Bangor on Sunday at Shawsbridge.

Hosking pounces as Rovers retain EY Champions Trophy with yet more last minute drama

Hosking pounces as Rovers retain EY Champions Trophy with yet more last minute drama

May 6, 2018 | 795 views | Leave a comment

Jody Hosking scored a dramatic winner 48 seconds from time to see Three Rock Rovers retain the EY Champions Trophy title at Grange Road in front of their home support, capping an incredible season for the Rathfarnham club.

Loreto’s perfect corner routines pay dividends in first Champions Trophy success

Loreto’s perfect corner routines pay dividends in first Champions Trophy success

May 6, 2018 | 686 views | Leave a comment

Loreto produced another superb tactical performance to earn the EY Champions Trophy for the first time, coming back from a goal down to defeat Cork Harlequins at Grange Road, Rathfarnham in the searing heat

Alex grind out promotion to the EYHL at Trinity’s expense

Alex grind out promotion to the EYHL at Trinity’s expense

May 6, 2018 | 639 views | Leave a comment

Old Alex claimed the final spot in the EY Hockey League for 2018/19 as they ground out a 2-1 win over Trinity at Grange Road in the promotion/relegation playoff.

Madeley’s last second magic keeps Rovers retention hopes in tact

Madeley’s last second magic keeps Rovers retention hopes in tact

May 5, 2018 | 592 views | Leave a comment

Luke Madeley fired home a final hooter penalty corner to put Three Rock Rovers into the EY Champions Trophy final and into Europe – by virtue of Glenanne’s win – as they keep their hopes alive of retaining the title.

Glenanne counter strikes shoot down Pembroke

Glenanne counter strikes shoot down Pembroke

May 5, 2018 | 460 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne produced some glorious counter-attacking hockey to pick off Pembroke who were left to rue their own profligacy in front of goal in the first of the men’s EY Champions Trophy semi-finals.

Mighty Quins hold nerve to reach EY Champs Trophy final

Mighty Quins hold nerve to reach EY Champs Trophy final

May 5, 2018 | 360 views | Leave a comment

Cork Harlequins held their nerve in the shoot-out series to beat Pegasus 3-1 after a hotly contested 2-2 draw in normal time in the Rathfarnham heat, setting up a Sunday final date with Loreto for the EY Champions Trophy at 2.30pm.

Loreto hit tactical perfection to knock out UCD

Loreto hit tactical perfection to knock out UCD

May 5, 2018 | 558 views | Leave a comment

Loreto produced the perfect tactical performance to end UCD’s bid for a second successive national treble as Ali Meeke’s tenacious 14th minute goal proved critical in the first semi-final at Grange Road.

Glenanne head up Leinster trio for men’s EYHL finale

Glenanne head up Leinster trio for men’s EYHL finale

May 4, 2018 | 553 views | Leave a comment

Leinster trio Glenanne, Pembroke and Three Rock Rovers will dice with Lisnagarvey for the men’s EY Champions Trophy title and the number one European spot from this season.

UCD the side to beat on women’s EYHL finals weekend

UCD the side to beat on women’s EYHL finals weekend

May 4, 2018 | 442 views | Leave a comment

The Irish hockey season reaches its climax at Grange Road, Rathfarnham, this weekend with the EY Champions Trophy, the competition that will decide both the women’s and men’s national champion for the 2017/18 season.

Muckross magic to return to Irish hockey’s top table

Muckross magic to return to Irish hockey’s top table

April 30, 2018 | 734 views | Leave a comment

Muckross’s meteoric rise back up the ranks hit another new high note as they won the women’s EY Hockey League provincial playoffs at the Mardyke, going unbeaten through the weekend

YMCA’s heart-stopping rolller-coaster eventually ends with EYHL promotion

YMCA’s heart-stopping rolller-coaster eventually ends with EYHL promotion

April 29, 2018 | 457 views | Leave a comment

YMCA produced a suitably mad-cap finish to their men’s EY Hockey League promotion journey, contriving to blow a 4-1 lead in the last nine minutes before beating Bangor in a shoot-out

Loreto nick final Champs Trophy spot as Hermes-Monkstown go down fighting

Loreto nick final Champs Trophy spot as Hermes-Monkstown go down fighting

April 29, 2018 | 690 views | Leave a comment

Loreto picked up four points from a possible six to nick the last EY Champions Trophy spot from under the nose Railway Union; Pembroke won for safety, Trinity go into the playoff and Hermes-Monkstown go down

Pembroke pin down playoff place as Railway relegated

Pembroke pin down playoff place as Railway relegated

April 29, 2018 | 686 views | Leave a comment

On the final day of the men’s EYHL, Pembroke nabbed the fourth and final EY Champions Trophy ticket; Railway were relegated, leaving Cookstown to contest the relegation playoff next week against Bangor

Top and bottom playoff places all up for grabs on final day of EYHL

Top and bottom playoff places all up for grabs on final day of EYHL

April 27, 2018 | 1,034 views | Leave a comment

The battle for the final EY Champions Trophy place and the division of the relegation playoff and automatic relegation spot are the chief points of interest across the final EY Hockey League weekend of the 2017/18 season.

UCD in seventh heaven with yet another title retained

UCD in seventh heaven with yet another title retained

April 22, 2018 | 603 views | Leave a comment

Needing just a point from their final two games, UCD won the women’s EY Hockey League in emphatic fashion, storming to a 7-1 win at Ards to put themselves out of range of Cork Harlequins.

Sothern’s super six sees Pembroke steal a march in the EY Champions Trophy race

Sothern’s super six sees Pembroke steal a march in the EY Champions Trophy race

April 22, 2018 | 762 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke moved back into fourth with two big wins over the bottom two, taking pole position ahead of Monkstown and Banbridge in the EY Champions Trophy playoff chase

Hockey Ireland forced to switch venues as Bann contractor goes into administration

Hockey Ireland forced to switch venues as Bann contractor goes into administration

April 20, 2018 | 1,323 views | Leave a comment

Crawford Group going into administration has led to the switch of the EY Champions Trophy from Banbridge’s Havelock Park to Grange Road just three weeks ahead of the annual finals weekend.

Alex clean sweep secures wildcard ticket to Cork

Alex clean sweep secures wildcard ticket to Cork

April 16, 2018 | 635 views | Leave a comment

Old Alex made full use of home advantage in the women’s EYHL wildcard playoffs as they secured four wins without conceding in Milltown.

Kelso touch puts Inst into second EYHL promotion phase

Kelso touch puts Inst into second EYHL promotion phase

April 16, 2018 | 712 views | Leave a comment

Instonians took top spot from the men’s EY Hockey League Wildcard playoffs as a late equaliser against Corinthian and a second half winner over UCD keeps alive their chances of a return to the EYHL.