Men’s IHL

Bann and Three Rock end week 17 level at top of EYHL

Bann and Three Rock end week 17 level at top of EYHL

April 9, 2017 | 1,115 views | Leave a comment

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

Banbridge and Three Rock the last two standing in men’s EYHL race

Banbridge and Three Rock the last two standing in men’s EYHL race

April 7, 2017 | 809 views | Leave a comment

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.

Bann in the men’s EYHL driving seat with Garvey win

Bann in the men’s EYHL driving seat with Garvey win

April 6, 2017 | 681 views | Leave a comment

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.

Rovers move four points clear as Glens ease playoff worries

Rovers move four points clear as Glens ease playoff worries

April 2, 2017 | 645 views | Leave a comment

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

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

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

March 26, 2017 | 1,036 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 | 639 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 | 707 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 | 1,133 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 | 859 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 | 754 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 | 598 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 | 916 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 | 1,103 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 | 817 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 | 728 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 | 2,029 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 | 1,215 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 | 801 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 | 789 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 | 2,198 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