Glenanne extended their lead at the top of the men’s EYHL to 10-points; Garvey remain in the hunt with a 3-1 win over Banbridge; Alan Sothern snatched a late draw for Pembroke while Cork C of I drew at Annadale
Pegasus and Cork Harlequins face a make-or-break battle at Queen’s as the second and third placed sides in the women’s EY Hockey League in their respective title pursuits.
Cork C of I’s youth section will play a crucial role in keeping them competitive in the men’s EY Hockey League according to club legend John Jermyn; James Lorimer looks ahead to Garvey-Bann
Glens’ seven-point lead remains intact despite draw with C of I; Garvey ones to watch after another icy weekendFebruary 11, 2018 | 821 views |
Glenanne dropped a couple of points but still ended the weekend with their seven-point lead in tact at the top of men’s EY Hockey League with Three Rock held by Annadale while Garvey swept aside Monkstown
Cork C of I’s Julian Dale and Glenanne’s Sam O’Connor have received the biggest call-ups of their international careers, earning a place in the Irish men’s squad to play in the Sultan Azlan Shah tournament in Malaysia.
Katie Mullan’s deflected goal nicked a 1-0 win over Loreto for UCD; Cork won the Quins battle in a 4-3 thriller; Pegasus stay in the title mix while Ards and Railway also moved back into the top five
Eleven of Graham Shaw’s most recent Irish women’s squad will line out at Beaufort on Saturday ahead of their departure for Benalmadena for a warm-weather camp, combined with four games against Spain.
UCD showed the sharper edge against Cork Harlequins to build a four-point lead in the women’s EYHL; draws abounded elsewhere while Belfast Harlequins jumped up to fifth place
Cork Harlequins’ date with UCD is the marquee EY Hockey League game of a brilliant weekend of women’s hockey on the agenda with the National Indoor Trophy finals on Sunday
Glenanne player-coach Joe Brennan says the side are capturing some of the spirit of old as they produced yet another late series of goals put them in prime position to win the men’s EY Hockey League.
Glenanne produced an amazing final flurry of three goals in four minutes to snatch a crucial 5-2 victory in the title race against Three Rock Rovers. Monkstown move up to third while Bann ended their wait for a win
Glenanne can take a massive step toward a first national title since 2010 as they host Three Rock Rovers on Saturday at St Andrew’s (3pm) in the biggest game of the season to date.
UCD and Cork Harlequins set up a thrilling January showdown as they both produced big wins over the weekend, keeping the women’s EY Hockey League very tight going into the winter break.
Glenanne produced a truly incredible comeback, netting twice in the closing three minutes; TRR win high quality affair against Lisnagarvey; Railway off the mark as Town win and Dale and Cookstown draw
The women’s EY Hockey League promises one final series of competitive twists and turns before the Christmas break with the final round of games before the winter break kicks in.
A Christmas special in the men’s EY Hockey League sees the top four meet each other with the chance for something of a shake-up when Glenanne host Pembroke and Lisnagarvey play Three Rock Rovers.
Pembroke and Hermes-Monkstown both scored important victories in their bids to avoid relegation from the women’s EY Hockey League over a weather-curtailed weekend; Old Alex moved further clear in Leinster
On a frost-affected weekend, Glenanne moved a further point clear at the top of the men’s EY Hockey League while UCD took advantage of Corinthian’s cancelation in Leinster Division One.
With snow and frost abounding, it looks set for a potentially curtailed schedule across the women’s EYHL, Leinster Division One and Irish Hockey Trophy competitions with a number already postponed.
At time of writing, just one men’s EYHL game remains on the card due to the frozen and snowy conditions across the island with plenty more other games likely to get pulled across the Leinster league and the Irish Hockey Trophy.