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UCD and Elks provide international flavour to big EYHL contest

UCD and Elks provide international flavour to big EYHL contest

November 6, 2015 | 3,154 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 | 3,417 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 | 2,310 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 | 1,663 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 | 1,548 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 | 1,402 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 | 2,564 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 | 2,785 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 | 1,433 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 | 1,394 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 | 1,417 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.

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 | 939 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 | 1,548 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 | 925 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 | 979 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 | 895 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 | 1,944 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 | 1,191 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 | 1,758 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 | 639 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