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Pegasus smash and grab their second women’s IHL title as Loreto rue missed chances

Pegasus smash and grab their second women’s IHL title as Loreto rue missed chances

April 12, 2015 | 779 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus snatched their second Irish Hockey League title from Loreto’s grasp as their cool heads in the shoot-out and defensive resilience saw them win out at Grange Road.

Town’s three in-a-row bid set to clash with Bann’s drive for five in men’s IHL final

Town’s three in-a-row bid set to clash with Bann’s drive for five in men’s IHL final

April 11, 2015 | 1,400 views | Leave a comment

Three in-a-row chasing Monkstown produced an incredible comeback against Three Rock Rovers to set up an Irish Hockey League final date with Banbridge – themselves chasing a rare quintuple – on Sunday.

Pegasus and Loreto both move within a step of a second IHL title with one-goal wins

Pegasus and Loreto both move within a step of a second IHL title with one-goal wins

April 11, 2015 | 794 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus and Loreto will meet in the women’s Irish Hockey League final as they got the better of UCD and Hermes, respectively, in their semi-finals at Grange Road, winning in two extremely close ties

Bann zone in on perfect season but Leinster triple threat line in wait on IHL finals weekend

Bann zone in on perfect season but Leinster triple threat line in wait on IHL finals weekend

April 10, 2015 | 855 views | Leave a comment

The climax of the men’s Irish Hockey League season is ready to roll at Grange Road with Banbridge, Monkstown, Three Rock Rovers and Pembroke all fighting out it out for the national title and a place in Europe.

O’Flanagan a big doubt for UCD’s IHL retention bid

O’Flanagan a big doubt for UCD’s IHL retention bid

April 10, 2015 | 778 views | Leave a comment

Former champions UCD, Pegasus and Loreto along with Hermes will all be hoping to land Irish Hockey League glory this weekend at Grange Road in what is the highlight of the annual club season.

Nine clubs accept invitations to expanded IHL

Nine clubs accept invitations to expanded IHL

April 8, 2015 | 1,826 views | Leave a comment

The men’s Irish Hockey League took a step closer to being realised late on Sunday evening with the news that Ulster clubs Lisnagarvey, Banbridge, Annadale and Cookstown have accepted invitations to the expanded version of the competition.

Inst and Pembroke the IHL one to watch

Inst and Pembroke the IHL one to watch

March 20, 2015 | 1,029 views | Comments (3)

Most eyes will be on Serpentine Avenue as the battle for the final Irish Hockey League semi-final place will be played out by Pembroke and Instonians, bidding to join Three Rock Rovers and all-but-qualified reigning champions Monkstown in the final four.

Ulster Hockey announce SGM on IHL position

Ulster Hockey announce SGM on IHL position

March 13, 2015 | 1,641 views | Comments (1)

The Ulster Hockey Union has convened a special general meeting on Wednesday, March 25 to vote on where the province stands on the Irish Hockey League with two proposals on the table.

VIDEO: Railway nick late win over Ballymoney

VIDEO: Railway nick late win over Ballymoney

March 4, 2015 | 488 views | Leave a comment

Despite being something of a dead rubber, Railway Union’s young charges nabbed a late win against Ballymoney 4-3 in their final Irish Hockey League match of the 2014/15 season

Loreto and UCD complete IHL semi-final line-up

Loreto and UCD complete IHL semi-final line-up

March 1, 2015 | 656 views | Comments (1)

Jessica McGirr and Niamh Small’s stunning strikes saw Loreto top Irish Hockey League Pool B as they powered the Beaufort side to a 3-1 win, eliminating Ards, while UCD also made it through; Pegasus top their group on goal difference from Hermes

Two from three as IHL Pool B reaches epic finale

Two from three as IHL Pool B reaches epic finale

February 27, 2015 | 1,256 views | Leave a comment

Loreto, UCD and Ards are facing to an epic close to the group phase of the women’s Irish Hockey League with all battling it out for the two semi-final spots on offer with plenty of permutations to play out.

Hermes and Pegasus sew up IHL Pool A; Loreto, UCD and Ards to tussle for finals tickets in Pool B

Hermes and Pegasus sew up IHL Pool A; Loreto, UCD and Ards to tussle for finals tickets in Pool B

February 8, 2015 | 644 views | Leave a comment

Hermes and Pegasus confirmed their place in the final four of the women’s IHL with a game to spare following their respective wins over Ballymoney and Lurgan; Loreto and UCD currently occupy the playoff places in Pool B after their vastly different wins over the weekend but, with Ards breathing down their neck

Rovers through to IHL final four; Pembroke and Inst ready for huge showdown

Rovers through to IHL final four; Pembroke and Inst ready for huge showdown

February 8, 2015 | 1,021 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown, Instonians and Pembroke will battle for the two IHL semi-final places on offer from Pool A of the men’s Irish Hockey League; in Pool B, Three Rock continued their perfect record with a 4-2 win at Lisnagarvey; Banbridge strengthened their position late on against Railway

Leinster leaders hoping for IHL road returns

Leinster leaders hoping for IHL road returns

February 6, 2015 | 1,203 views | Leave a comment

Road trips are the order of the day for Leinster’s primary contenders on Saturday in the men’s Irish Hockey League as Pembroke, Monkstown and Three Rock Rovers all travel out of province for tough ties.

UCD fall foul of registration rules but still remain in honours mix despite points deduction

UCD fall foul of registration rules but still remain in honours mix despite points deduction

February 6, 2015 | 1,723 views | Leave a comment

At times, it would seem UCD’s toughest challenge this year for top honours appears to be registration rules. The Belfielders would have gone top on Thursday evening thanks to a high octane 2-1 win over Loreto but for a registration issue while they have also bee docked IHL points

Refixed IHL tie a defining moment for Pembroke and Town

Refixed IHL tie a defining moment for Pembroke and Town

December 12, 2014 | 1,381 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke and Monkstown will meet in their much-anticipated Irish Hockey League Pool A refixture this Saturday in Serpentine Avenue; just two ties remain in Leinster’s division one with a number of matches refixed

Pegasus and Hermes make big inroads; UCD all but through in IHL Pool B

Pegasus and Hermes make big inroads; UCD all but through in IHL Pool B

November 30, 2014 | 659 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus pulled off a great 3-1 win over Railway Union to stay in prime position with Hermes to progress from Pool A of the women’s Irish Hockey League; UCD are all but through to the final four as they beat nearest rivals Loreto 1-0

Cooks spoils Monkstown’s broth to keep five alive in Pool A; Bann, TRR and Garvey still unbeaten

Cooks spoils Monkstown’s broth to keep five alive in Pool A; Bann, TRR and Garvey still unbeaten

November 30, 2014 | 856 views | Leave a comment

Cookstown’s draw at Monkstown ups the ante for their refix with Pembroke in the Irish Hockey League with five sides still in the interest in Pool A; Banbridge, Lisnagarvey and Three Rock will contest the semi-final fight in Pool B of the competition

Tight-knit women’s IHL groups set for big showdowns

Tight-knit women’s IHL groups set for big showdowns

November 28, 2014 | 1,530 views | Leave a comment

It’s moving weekend in the women’s Irish Hockey League with victory in round three of the competition likely to see the race for semi-final places move closer to finding a resolution; full weekend of division one ties also on the agenda

Bann and Garvey put 100pc records on the line

Bann and Garvey put 100pc records on the line

November 28, 2014 | 1,092 views | Leave a comment

At least one of Banbridge and Lisnagarvey’s perfect records will fall in round three of the Irish Hockey League on what looks to be a pivotal weekend in the marquee competition; men’s weekend preview and fixtures