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Magnificent eighth win for Hermes; Railway and Quins moving on up as Desmond strikes

Magnificent eighth win for Hermes; Railway and Quins moving on up as Desmond strikes

December 6, 2015 | 1,067 views | Leave a comment

Hermes retained their seven point lead over the chasers with a 5-1 win over the pack in the women’s EY league; Railway are second after their win over Pegasus while Cork Harlequins beat Ards; Ulster Elks v Greenfields and UCC against UCD were cancelled due to Storm Desmond

Garvey leap-frog Town at the top after shock defeat to Glenanne

Garvey leap-frog Town at the top after shock defeat to Glenanne

December 6, 2015 | 1,350 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey swapped places with Monkstown at the head of the men’s EY Hockey League as their win and Town’s loss to Glenanne saw the change; Three Rock move into fourth while Pembroke and Railway tie in the Dublin 4 derby

Race for women’s EY playoff places a key concern

Race for women’s EY playoff places a key concern

December 4, 2015 | 942 views | Leave a comment

The women’s EY Hockey League is set for plenty of mid-table jostling as round eight arrives with the main battle appearing to be the race for the second and third guaranteed end of season playoff place the target

Hermes create seven point gap; Pembroke and Pegasus the big winners on double weekend

Hermes create seven point gap; Pembroke and Pegasus the big winners on double weekend

November 22, 2015 | 2,133 views | Leave a comment

Hermes beat two of their closest rivals to build an imposing seven point lead over the chasers in the women’s EY Hockey League after just seven rounds of matches; Pembroke and Pegasus were double winners as all the other top half sides lost ground

Monkstown and Lisnagarvey extend lead over the chasers with double delight

Monkstown and Lisnagarvey extend lead over the chasers with double delight

November 15, 2015 | 2,768 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown and Lisnagarvey have cut themselves clear at the top of the EY Hockey League as both recorded double wins over the weekend; TRR had the next-best output with four points; Cork C of I and Banbridge lost ground with winless runs

Hermes make it five from five; Elks, Quins, UCD and Pegasus win, too

Hermes make it five from five; Elks, Quins, UCD and Pegasus win, too

November 15, 2015 | 2,648 views | Leave a comment

Hermes maintained their two-point lead at the top of the women’s EY Hockey League with a dramatic 3-2 win over title rivals Railway Union in a thrilling tussle at Park Avenue; Elks stay second while Pegasus, UCD and Cork Harlequins also won on day five

Railway and Hermes face off in biggest battle of women’s EYHL to date

Railway and Hermes face off in biggest battle of women’s EYHL to date

November 13, 2015 | 2,569 views | Leave a comment

Battle royale at Park Avenue as Railway Union and Hermes show down in the biggest match of the women’s EY Hockey League season to date; it is part of a lively weekend with Muckross and Loreto facing off in Leinster and the Irish Junior Cup also getting under way

Hermes out on their own as Railway and Ulster Elks draw on day four

Hermes out on their own as Railway and Ulster Elks draw on day four

November 8, 2015 | 2,413 views | Leave a comment

Hermes stand alone at the top of the EY Hockey League rankings for the first time after their two nearest rivals – Railway Union and Ulster Elks – both drew in round four of the competition.

Town top despite perfect record ending; Bann, Garvey and C of I share second

Town top despite perfect record ending; Bann, Garvey and C of I share second

November 8, 2015 | 1,976 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown and Cork C of I’s perfect records both came to an end on Saturday afternoon in round four of the EY Hockey League. It leaves four sides covered by just a single point at the head of the table.

UCD and Elks provide international flavour to big EYHL contest

UCD and Elks provide international flavour to big EYHL contest

November 6, 2015 | 1,898 views | Leave a comment

After the Irish Senior Cup hostilities and an Irish international series, the women’s EY Hockey League clicks back into gear this Saturday with the race for the playoff places revving up in intensity.

Pembroke and Bann looking to keep in touch with leaders

Pembroke and Bann looking to keep in touch with leaders

November 6, 2015 | 2,184 views | Leave a comment

After a lengthy break for the majority of the sides in the men’s EY Hockey League, the competition returns to centre stage this weekend for round four.

Town produce imperious performance over Pembroke

Town produce imperious performance over Pembroke

November 1, 2015 | 2,185 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown joined Cork C of I at the top of the men’s EY Hockey League courtesy of a superb 4-0 win over Pembroke to mark the opening game of the newly opened Merrion Fleet Arena in Rathdown in fine fashion.

Caren hoping new Town method makes waves in Euro Hockey League

Caren hoping new Town method makes waves in Euro Hockey League

October 8, 2015 | 1,508 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown are looking to build on the positive mood in Irish hockey at the moment to upset the odds in Hamburg this weekend against the much vaunted East Grinstead from England and Spain’s Club Egara.

Five-star Hermes run up imposing win over Ards

Five-star Hermes run up imposing win over Ards

October 4, 2015 | 1,368 views | Leave a comment

Hermes, Ulster Elks and Railway Union all retained their 100% records in the women’s EY Hockey League with emphatic victories on Saturday, all making it two wins from two.

Town, Bann and C of I retain perfect records

Town, Bann and C of I retain perfect records

October 4, 2015 | 1,265 views | Leave a comment

There were few home comforts on day two of the men’s EY Hockey League with Banbridge, Cork C of I, Monkstown and Pembroke all recording away wins while Annadale drew with Three Rock Rovers.

Women’s EY contenders to reveal their hand on day two

Women’s EY contenders to reveal their hand on day two

October 2, 2015 | 1,228 views | Leave a comment

After a thrilling opening weekend in the women’s EY Hockey League, the main contenders will be looking to soon emerge from the pack and reveal their hand as potential title winners.

Garvey and Monkstown’s international dozen on show at Comber Road

Garvey and Monkstown’s international dozen on show at Comber Road

October 2, 2015 | 1,409 views | Leave a comment

Over a dozen members of the extended Irish men’s panel will lock horns in the marquee men’s EY Hockey League clash between Lisnagarvey and Monkstown at Comber Road tomorrow.

Alexander on the double to stun Pegasus in women’s EY league

Alexander on the double to stun Pegasus in women’s EY league

September 27, 2015 | 1,238 views | Leave a comment

Ards’s Sara Alexander netted twice in the closing few minutes to cap an amazing comeback from 3-0 down to tie 3-3 with Pegasus on the first day of the women’s EY Hockey League; Railway, UCD, Ulster Elks and UCC also won on the first day of action

Watkins snatches last ditch win for Monkstown on men’s EY opening day

Watkins snatches last ditch win for Monkstown on men’s EY opening day

September 27, 2015 | 1,271 views | Leave a comment

Gareth Watkins’ late double saw reigning national champions Monkstown snatch a 2-1 win over Railway Union to raise a dramatic curtain on the men’s EY Hockey League; Three Rock, Cork C of I, Lisnagarvey and Banbridge were also opening day winners

Three-peat for Monkstown, shading Bann for third successive men’s IHL final

Three-peat for Monkstown, shading Bann for third successive men’s IHL final

April 12, 2015 | 1,259 views | Leave a comment

A devastating penalty corner brace from Richard Sykes saw Monkstown win their third successive Irish Hockey League title, inflicting Banbridge’s first defeat in all competitions this season at Grange Road.