Men’s IHL

Rovers’ double wins see them top of men’s EYHL

Rovers’ double wins see them top of men’s EYHL

March 26, 2017 | 1,139 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers moved top of the men’s EY Hockey League with back-to-back wins over the weekend; Banbridge in range with a game in hand; Monkstown return to top four while Inst look set for drop

Bann and C of I renew rivalries as men’s EYHL returns

Bann and C of I renew rivalries as men’s EYHL returns

March 24, 2017 | 736 views | Leave a comment

The men’s EY Hockey League enters its final phase after a three-week international break with the regular season title – and a place in Europe – still very much in the mix.

Carson’s late strike ends Town’s wait for win

Carson’s late strike ends Town’s wait for win

March 5, 2017 | 783 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown ended their four-game losing streak in the men’s EY Hockey League as Davy Carson grabbed a fourth quarter winner at Park Avenue.

Monkstown look to bring cup form to Railway EY league tie

Monkstown look to bring cup form to Railway EY league tie

March 3, 2017 | 1,934 views | Leave a comment

With the Irish squad in camp this weekend, the men’s EY Hockey League is reduced to one back fixture with Railway Union hosting Monkstown at Park Avenue on Saturday.

Leading trio pull away from chasers; UCD and Glenanne land big wins in relegation battle

Leading trio pull away from chasers; UCD and Glenanne land big wins in relegation battle

February 26, 2017 | 932 views | Leave a comment

The leading trio in the men’s EY Hockey League – Banbridge, Three Rock Rovers and Lisnagarvey – put daylight between themselves and the chasers while UCD and Glenanne were the big winners at the bottom

Top five chasers hope to keep pace with leaders Bann; bottom four face key relegation six-pointers

Top five chasers hope to keep pace with leaders Bann; bottom four face key relegation six-pointers

February 24, 2017 | 849 views | Leave a comment

Crucial games abound in the men’s EY Hockey League with the sides in the top six all meeting each other while the bottom four also show down on week 14 of the elite competition.

Five-star Bann sweep into two-point EYHL lead; Railway and Inst win in relegation scrap

Five-star Bann sweep into two-point EYHL lead; Railway and Inst win in relegation scrap

February 19, 2017 | 685 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge made a major statement of intent as they thumped long time rivals Monkstown 5-1 at the Merrion Fleet Arena; TRR moved second while Railway stunned C of I; Inst recorded a maiden win; Pembroke also won

EY title race set for major twists; Corinthian and UCD bid for a chance at a maiden ISC title

EY title race set for major twists; Corinthian and UCD bid for a chance at a maiden ISC title

February 17, 2017 | 1,036 views | Leave a comment

The men’s EY Hockey League faces another couple of major twists and turns in the coming week with a series of key ties between the five sides still in the running for the title.

Gleghorne snatches Garvey win from the embers as men’s EY top four still covered by two points

Gleghorne snatches Garvey win from the embers as men’s EY top four still covered by two points

February 12, 2017 | 1,177 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey and Pembroke produced an EYHL tie to remember as the Ulster men overturned a two-goal deficit to claim a 5-4 win in the dying minutes at Comber Road.

Sothern returns to sting students

Sothern returns to sting students

January 18, 2017 | 939 views | Leave a comment

Men’s EY Hockey League UCD 0 Pembroke Wanderers 2 (A Sothern, J Ryan) Pembroke closed the gap to the top five with a goal in the first and last quarters to see off UCD who have endured a rough 10 days with a third successive loss. The students were again down key men with Ben […]

Magee’s late strike returns Bann to top with Garvey

Magee’s late strike returns Bann to top with Garvey

January 15, 2017 | 805 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge fought out off Cork C of I 3-2 on Sunday courtesy of a late Eugene Magee penalty corner to return to the top of the men’s EY Hockey League table alongside Lisnagarvey; Three Rock and Cork C of I also won on Saturday

Monkstown lay club stalwart Peter Tipping to rest

Monkstown lay club stalwart Peter Tipping to rest

January 13, 2017 | 2,150 views | Leave a comment

Following the sad passing of Peter Tipping, Monkstown’s EYHL game with Instonians – along with all their men’s games – have been called off on Saturday; Bann face a double-weekend to try and strengthen their place at the top in round 11 of the competition

Top two defeated to leave two points covering top five

Top two defeated to leave two points covering top five

January 8, 2017 | 1,306 views | Leave a comment

Just two points separate the top five sides in the men’s EY Hockey League after a stunning start to the New Year with the top two both losing. Indeed, the five games produced a massive 26 goals with four fixtures going down to the wire.

Bann and Town face testing EYHL road trips

Bann and Town face testing EYHL road trips

January 6, 2017 | 891 views | Leave a comment

With four of the top five meeting on Saturday, the men’s EYHL returns to the New Year with a bang for a fortnight’s burst of matches before the Irish national team departs for Spain for warm-weather training.

Bann back on top after pre-Christmas top five shake-up

Bann back on top after pre-Christmas top five shake-up

December 18, 2016 | 877 views | Leave a comment

Each of the top five sides moved places in the men’s EYHL as Bann moved top with a 4-0 win over Railway Union; Monkstown drop to second due to a 4-2 loss to Lisnagarvey; they moved up a notch as did Cork C of I

Robson switch raises concerns of over-concentration of talent in EYHL to detriment of club’s youth development

Robson switch raises concerns of over-concentration of talent in EYHL to detriment of club’s youth development

December 16, 2016 | 2,320 views | Leave a comment

Michael Robson’s move from Annadale to Lisnagarvey has reopened the debate about the EY Hockey League with clubs outside of the elite level losing the top stars they helped develop in order to pursue their international careers

Town and Bann strengthen hold on top two places in men’s EYHL

Town and Bann strengthen hold on top two places in men’s EYHL

December 11, 2016 | 1,151 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown and Banbridge ran up high-scoring wins on week eight of the men’s EY Hockey League to look the clear contenders for the title; TRR up to third; Garvey end wait for a win while Pembroke see off Railway Union

Rovers and C of I looking to stay with leading pack as Glens plan another ambush

Rovers and C of I looking to stay with leading pack as Glens plan another ambush

December 9, 2016 | 774 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers and Cork C of I will give each other a major test of their playoff credentials in the men’s EY Hockey League when they meet at Grange Road on Saturday; Monkstown face Glenanne in an always entertaining Leinster derby

Glens stun Garvey as Town move top of men’s EYHL

Glens stun Garvey as Town move top of men’s EYHL

November 27, 2016 | 1,239 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown took advantage of Banbridge and Cork C of I’s postponement to move up two places into top spot in the men’s EY Hockey League thanks to a 3-1 win over UCD; round-up of week seven of the campaign

Bann face bogey side C of I as top two clash in EYHL

Bann face bogey side C of I as top two clash in EYHL

November 25, 2016 | 818 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge will look to break their run against bogey side Cork C of I in the marquee battle in the men’s EY Hockey League as the top two meet at Havelock Park; Railway travel to Inst for a critical tie at the bottom while UCD hope to avoid more late concessions