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Upton adds extra quality for Quins ahead of huge tie with Hermes-Monkstown

Upton adds extra quality for Quins ahead of huge tie with Hermes-Monkstown

November 11, 2016 | 646 views | Leave a comment

One of the two perfect records in the women’s EY Hockey League will come to an end on Saturday as the competition’s two big guns to date this season meet at the Merrion Fleet Arena.

Five new faces in Irish senior panel

Five new faces in Irish senior panel

November 11, 2016 | 1,228 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 | 1,092 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

Hermes-Monkstown and Cork Quins go five from five

Hermes-Monkstown and Cork Quins go five from five

November 7, 2016 | 870 views | Leave a comment

Cork Harlequins and Hermes/Monkstown’s 100% records will finally be ended when the sides meet next weekend in Rathdown after again eking out important wins this weekend; reports from week five of the women’s EYHL from Alan Good

Harvey back in training with Pegasus

Harvey back in training with Pegasus

November 4, 2016 | 1,153 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus could potentially welcome back Michelle Harvey to their match-day squad after a lengthy spell away as the Irish centurion made her return to training in the past few weeks with the Ulster club.

UCD looking to keep winning roll going

UCD looking to keep winning roll going

November 4, 2016 | 1,161 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 | 1,545 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 | 3,492 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 | 920 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.

Cork Quins continue to make waves in women’s EYHL

Cork Quins continue to make waves in women’s EYHL

October 9, 2016 | 974 views | Leave a comment

Cork Harlequins continued their superb start to the women’s EYHL season with a 3-1 win over Pegasus; they keep pace with Hermes-Monkstown while UCD, Ards and Belfast Harlequins all won on day four of the competition

Belfast Quins and Pembroke look to get off the mark

Belfast Quins and Pembroke look to get off the mark

October 7, 2016 | 695 views | Leave a comment

The battle at the bottom of the women’s EY Hockey League comes sharply into view this Saturday with two of the sides nearest the basement meeting in round four, looking to pull away from the bottom rungs.

Quins showing mighty touch with Pembroke win to lead way with Hermes-Monkstown

Quins showing mighty touch with Pembroke win to lead way with Hermes-Monkstown

October 2, 2016 | 1,042 views | Leave a comment

Cork Harlequins showed serious grit to come back twice to beat Pembroke; they stay equal top of the women’s EYHL with Hermes-Monkstown who won a high quality tie with Pegasus; Ulster Elks, UCD and Loreto all won

Garvey’s stroke of fortune keeps EYHL winning streak going

Garvey’s stroke of fortune keeps EYHL winning streak going

October 2, 2016 | 1,298 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

Hermes and Pegasus set for huge early test in women’s EYHL final repeat encounter

Hermes and Pegasus set for huge early test in women’s EYHL final repeat encounter

September 30, 2016 | 2,009 views | Leave a comment

The meeting of last year’s two EYHL finalists at the Merrion Fleet Arena – Hermes-Monkstown and Pegasus – promises to be the highlight of day three of the new women’s campaign.

Town raise curtain on Softco Super Saturday

Town raise curtain on Softco Super Saturday

September 30, 2016 | 1,467 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

McDermott and Healy combine to deny UCD; four sides lead way after double weekend

McDermott and Healy combine to deny UCD; four sides lead way after double weekend

September 25, 2016 | 1,042 views | Leave a comment

Four sides share top spot after two rounds of matches with Hermes-Monkstown, Pegasus, Railway Union and Cork Harlequins leading the way; UCD were pegged back by Loreto late on to deny them making it five sides on six points

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 | 1,513 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

Promoted UCD and Inst push playoff sides close but secure no points on opening day

Promoted UCD and Inst push playoff sides close but secure no points on opening day

September 25, 2016 | 1,443 views | Comments (3)

The two promoted sides Inst and UCD pushed last season’s playoff teams Pembroke and Lisnagarvey all the way but ended up without points; Monkstown won handily as did Railway while Banbridge won a thriller against Three Rock

Six of the best for O’Flanagan as Hermes-Monkstown begin with a bang

Six of the best for O’Flanagan as Hermes-Monkstown begin with a bang

September 24, 2016 | 1,246 views | Leave a comment

Hermes-Monkstown begin with a bang courtesy of Anna O’Flanagan’s half dozen; Railway and UCD also ran up big wins while Cork Harlequins edged out Loreto; Pegasus won the Ulster derby with something to spare

The season starts here – new name but Hermes-Monkstown still favourites

The season starts here – new name but Hermes-Monkstown still favourites

September 22, 2016 | 1,272 views | Leave a comment

A new season and a new entity could potentially lead the way in the second edition of the women’s EY Hockey League as reigning champions Hermes have amalgamated with Monkstown during the summer.