Men’s IHL

Garvey, Town and YMCA off to flying men’s EYHL start

Garvey, Town and YMCA off to flying men’s EYHL start

September 27, 2020 | 643 views | Leave a comment

Men’s EY Hockey League – day one round-up Lisnagarvey 4 (B Nelson 2, J Lorimer 2) Three Rock Rovers 2 (B Johnson, P Blakeney)  Two late James Lorimer penalty corners earned Lisnagarvey a big home win over Three Rock Rovers at Comber Road as their unbeaten run on the national stage was put under huge pressure. Ben Nelson twice gave […]

Men’s EYHL starts here – international returns to raise the bar

Men’s EYHL starts here – international returns to raise the bar

September 25, 2020 | 1,663 views | Leave a comment

The quality of the men’s EY Hockey League is expected to ramp up this season with the return of several international stars to the competition from the pro ranks in Belgium and beyond.

Men’s EYHL2 expanded to 11 teams following Harlequins’ successful appeal

Men’s EYHL2 expanded to 11 teams following Harlequins’ successful appeal

September 7, 2020 | 1,613 views | Leave a comment

Men’s EY Hockey League Division 2 will consist of 11 teams next season following Hockey Ireland’s decisions to create three extra places in the competition following three separate appeals over the make-up of the competition this week.

Original Euro allocation reinstated following SDSI ruling

Original Euro allocation reinstated following SDSI ruling

August 21, 2020 | 1,862 views | Leave a comment

Hockey Ireland’s original allocation of European places for the 2020/21 season has been reinstated following a ruling by Sport Disputes Solutions Ireland, overturning the governing body’s independent appeals panel decision.

EYHL 1 and 2 line-ups confirmed with review set to take place “in coming months”

EYHL 1 and 2 line-ups confirmed with review set to take place “in coming months”

August 5, 2020 | 3,094 views | Leave a comment

Hockey Ireland formally announced the make-up of the EY Hockey Leagues with a review set to take place “in the coming months” regarding the format and regulations in time of the 2021/22 season.  The governing body confirmed there would be no promotion and relegation from the top tier from the 2019/20 season and there would be no change in […]

O’Donoghue’s lockdown life busy with big plans and opportunity back in Ireland

O’Donoghue’s lockdown life busy with big plans and opportunity back in Ireland

June 6, 2020 | 4,517 views | Leave a comment

While lockdown has seen life slow down for most, Shane O’Donoghue is only getting busier and busier as his return to Ireland sees him kickstart a series of new ventures.

EYHL declared null and void with further decisions to be finalised in due course

EYHL declared null and void with further decisions to be finalised in due course

April 9, 2020 | 5,477 views | Leave a comment

Hockey Ireland has declared the EY Hockey League “null and void” among the many tough decisions to be made due to competition’s cessation due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Bell calls for 2019/20 season to be completed on the field as “finished” call creates debate

Bell calls for 2019/20 season to be completed on the field as “finished” call creates debate

March 31, 2020 | 5,768 views | Leave a comment

John Flack spoke to a number of different club coaches, managers and officials about their thoughts on the season being “finished” and how they hope the key decisions play out in the next few weeks

Club season “finished” with key outcomes to be decided before April 12th

Club season “finished” with key outcomes to be decided before April 12th

March 27, 2020 | 4,722 views | Leave a comment

The 2019/20 club season has been deemed “finished” by Hockey Ireland with exactly how this affects the national and provincial leagues set to be confirmed in the coming weeks.

Club season in limbo as March 29 return looks unlikely

Club season in limbo as March 29 return looks unlikely

March 20, 2020 | 4,515 views | Leave a comment

With Thursday night’s news that Irish Rugby has cancelled all their club competitions for the remainder of the season with immediate effct, it brought into focus the difficulties that face Hockey Ireland to try and complete the domestic season.

Cork clubs in pole position in  men’s EYHL2

Cork clubs in pole position in men’s EYHL2

March 8, 2020 | 3,298 views | Leave a comment

Cork C of I qualified for the men’s EYHL2 semi-finals with a game to spare while Harlequins moved top of Pool B

YM and Pembroke grab crucial points as scramble to avoid ninth hots up

YM and Pembroke grab crucial points as scramble to avoid ninth hots up

March 8, 2020 | 3,464 views | Leave a comment

The battle to avoid the relegation playoff place is heating up with YMCA and Pembroke both picking up useful results; Lisnagarvey and Bann pushed on at the top and Glenanne’s good run continued

Town and Garvey falls foul of Storm Jorge as Glens, Rovers, Pembroke and Bann all win

Town and Garvey falls foul of Storm Jorge as Glens, Rovers, Pembroke and Bann all win

March 1, 2020 | 1,104 views | Leave a comment

The men’s EYHL table-topper between Monkstown and Lisnagarvey was the one game to fall foul of the weather as Glenanne, Pembroke, Three Rock and Banbridge all won

Town and Garvey rematch a potentially defining moment in men’s EYHL

Town and Garvey rematch a potentially defining moment in men’s EYHL

February 29, 2020 | 724 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown and Lisnagarvey face off for the second time in a month in a men’s EY Hockey League battle that could determine whether we have a title chase to savour or not depending on the outcome at the ALD Merrion Fleet Arena.

Glens and YM’s big wins move them clear of relegation playoff spot

Glens and YM’s big wins move them clear of relegation playoff spot

February 23, 2020 | 1,257 views | Leave a comment

Men’s EY Hockey League – day 11 round-up Saturday Glenanne 3 (S Brownlow, B Venter, S Ronan) Pembroke Wanderers 2 (A Sothern 2) Glenanne picked up their first win since early October with a 3-2 success at St Andrew’s in a match preceded by a minute’s silence in honour of Ken Treacy, a stalwart of […]

Fulham denies C of I early EYHL2 playoff ticket as Bulls make big move

Fulham denies C of I early EYHL2 playoff ticket as Bulls make big move

February 16, 2020 | 1,043 views | Leave a comment

Cork C of I were denied a guaranteed EYHL2 playoff place due to a late Railway goal; Clontarf make a big move in EYHL2 while Portrane stay in third place

Garvey extend lead as Bann and Corinthian continue strong run of form

Garvey extend lead as Bann and Corinthian continue strong run of form

February 16, 2020 | 926 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey’s lead at the top of the men’s EY Hockey League stretched out to eight points after their comfortable 5-2 win over Pembroke and Banbridge’s 4-3 success over Monkstown.

Away goals rule in men’s EYHL as reds snatch big win while Garvey almost shocked by YM

Away goals rule in men’s EYHL as reds snatch big win while Garvey almost shocked by YM

February 9, 2020 | 1,026 views | Leave a comment

Five away wins in the men’s EYHL with a huge 36 goals registered; Corinthian were the one side from the bottom half to win as YM came close to a big result against Lisnagarvey

Bottom half looking to avoid being cut adrift by top five at midway point

Bottom half looking to avoid being cut adrift by top five at midway point

February 7, 2020 | 403 views | Leave a comment

The bottom half meet the top half in the men’s EY Hockey League with the likes of Pembroke, Glenanne and Corinthian hoping they can start bridging the five-point gap that has emerged in the middle.

Garvey move five clear as men’s EYHL returns in feisty style

Garvey move five clear as men’s EYHL returns in feisty style

February 2, 2020 | 1,057 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey moved into a five point lead at the summit of the EY Irish Hockey League after narrowly defeating Monkstown; UCD held off Glenanne, Bann hammer YMCA, Sothern’s six sees off Dale and Marlay derby ends in draw