Men’s IHL

Magee’s late strike returns Bann to top with Garvey

Magee’s late strike returns Bann to top with Garvey

January 15, 2017 | 878 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 | 2,227 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 | 1,374 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 | 960 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 | 954 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 | 2,400 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 | 1,225 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 | 842 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 | 1,328 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 | 894 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

Bann go top with Garvey grind; Brownlow and Glens record mad-cap comeback

Bann go top with Garvey grind; Brownlow and Glens record mad-cap comeback

November 13, 2016 | 1,547 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge went top of the men’s EY Hockey League as Matthew Bell’s 53rd minute penalty stroke saw them beat their Co Down rivals Lisnagarvey 1-0; Glenanne produce stunning comeback against UCD; TRR, Monkstown and C of I ease to wins

Five new faces in Irish senior panel

Five new faces in Irish senior panel

November 11, 2016 | 1,310 views | Leave a comment

A cohort of five uncapped players have joined Craig Fulton’s 35-player panel for the Irish squad that is gearing up for World League Round 2 in Ulster in March 2017 – their first step on the road to potential qualification to the 2018 World Cup in India.

Bann the big winners as leading duo both drop points

Bann the big winners as leading duo both drop points

November 7, 2016 | 1,180 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge stole a march on their EYHL rivals with a 2-0 success at Pembroke Wanderers as the rest of the top four all dropped points on Saturday; Alan Good rounds up the action from day five of the men’s competition

UCD looking to keep winning roll going

UCD looking to keep winning roll going

November 4, 2016 | 1,242 views | Leave a comment

After a three-week break, the men’s EY Hockey League returns with a pair of important battles at the bottom end of the table that could give some big clues as to who will be stuck in the relegation shake-up.

Garvey winning run ended by Rovers; Town and Bann play out six-goal thriller

Garvey winning run ended by Rovers; Town and Bann play out six-goal thriller

October 16, 2016 | 1,640 views | Leave a comment

On a dramatic weekend all round in the men’s EY Hockey League, TRR ended Lisnagarvey’s winning run; Monkstown and Banbridge tied while UCD and Pembroke got vital wins; Cork C of I beat Railway comfortable despite John Jermyn’s red card

Saturday round-up – October 15

Saturday round-up – October 15

October 15, 2016 | 5,038 views | Leave a comment

The women’s Irish Senior Cup went pretty much to ranking with all the EYHL sides making it through unscathed bar Ulster Elks; Lisnagarvey’s 21-game winning run in the EYHL was ended as they drew with TRR

Eindhoven set for Ulster-invasion for EHL KO16

Eindhoven set for Ulster-invasion for EHL KO16

October 14, 2016 | 997 views | Leave a comment

Eindhoven is gearing up for an Ulster-invasion next April as Lisnagarvey and Banbridge will travel to the south-Netherlands’ club Oranje-Rood for the KO16 phase of the Euro Hockey League.

Garvey’s stroke of fortune keeps EYHL winning streak going

Garvey’s stroke of fortune keeps EYHL winning streak going

October 2, 2016 | 1,371 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey won a controversial tie against Pembroke to continue their incredible run of wins in the EYHL; Monkstown and Cork C of I ran up big scores while there were wins for Banbridge and Three Rock Rovers on day three of the competition

Town raise curtain on Softco Super Saturday

Town raise curtain on Softco Super Saturday

September 30, 2016 | 1,563 views | Leave a comment

The new era at Monkstown hits full momentum on Saturday with the first double-header at the Merrion Fleet Arena since the amalgamation with Hermes in the summer

Browne and O’Connor nick last ditch draws for UCD and Glenanne

Browne and O’Connor nick last ditch draws for UCD and Glenanne

September 25, 2016 | 1,600 views | Leave a comment

Drama galore late in the day at both Belfield and Glenanne Park as UCD and Glenanne nabbed late draws in the closing minutes; Lisnagarvey thump Railway; Monkstown go two from two and Cork C of I ease by Pembroke