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
Following Banbridge’s big win on Wednesday evening against Lisnagarvey, they have the potential to take back the lead – and potentially win outright – in the men’s EY Hockey League.
Banbridge produced what could well be the crucial victory on Wednesday night in the race to the men’s EY Hockey League as they kept the title within their own hands.
Three Rock Rovers beat Railway Union 6-2 to move four points clear at the top of the men’s EYHL; Glenanne strengthened their place in the league with a 5-1 win over UCD; C of I strike late against Inst
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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 […]
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
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
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.
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.
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
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