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Loreto and UCD complete IHL semi-final line-up

Loreto and UCD complete IHL semi-final line-up

March 1, 2015 | 810 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 | 2,873 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 | 765 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 | 1,141 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 | 2,578 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 | 2,953 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 | 2,663 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 | 785 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 | 997 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 | 2,954 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 | 2,413 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

Five sides still in Pool A contention; Loreto and UCD lead way in Pool B

Five sides still in Pool A contention; Loreto and UCD lead way in Pool B

November 2, 2014 | 780 views | Leave a comment

Pool A of the women’s IHL is bubbling along nicely with five teams covered by just two points; Loreto and UCD have built a four-point lead at the top of Pool B following their second successive wins, seeing off Ulster Elks and Cork Harlequins respectively

Conlon steps into kicking full-back breach to see Pembroke land memorable win

Conlon steps into kicking full-back breach to see Pembroke land memorable win

November 2, 2014 | 1,781 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke produced an outrageous second half performance to beat Cookstown 4-2 in the men’s IHL, keeping the Co Tyrone side scoreless for 31 minutes after goalkeeper Mark Ingram picked up a nasty injury; elsewhere Monkstown, TRR, Banbridge, Annadale and Lisnagarvey progressed their semi-final ambitions

Classic showdown for Pegasus and Hermes

Classic showdown for Pegasus and Hermes

October 31, 2014 | 2,735 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus host Hermes in one of the classic battles in women’s hockey in Ireland in what could be a pivotal battle in Pool A of the Irish Hockey League; with three Leinster league games and a full IHL schedule, it is yet another busy weekend of women’s hockey

Pembroke and Monkstown start IHL campaigns

Pembroke and Monkstown start IHL campaigns

October 31, 2014 | 2,943 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke and Monkstown make their IHL seasonal debuts on Saturday with northern opposition on the menu for both, taking on Cookstown and Instonians respectively.

Hermes make major statement with Railway win on women’s IHL opening day

Hermes make major statement with Railway win on women’s IHL opening day

October 12, 2014 | 1,072 views | Leave a comment

Hermes were spectacular 3-0 winners over Railway Union to start this year’s women’s IHL with a bang; UCD shaded Ards, Pegasus bettered Ballymoney while there were also wins for Lurgan, Cork Harlequins and Loreto

Northern sides all off the mark on one-sided day one of men’s IHL

Northern sides all off the mark on one-sided day one of men’s IHL

October 12, 2014 | 1,003 views | Leave a comment

Instonians made the big move on day one of the IHL Pool A as they beat debutants UCC 3-0 at Shawsbridge with William Robinson’s pair of goals doing the damage; The three big guns in Pool B all recorded heavy wins.

Rinse-repeat the target for UCD in Ards rematch as women’s IHL tips off

Rinse-repeat the target for UCD in Ards rematch as women’s IHL tips off

October 10, 2014 | 704 views | Leave a comment

The women’s Irish Hockey League returns with a bang this weekend with local derbies and clashes of major contenders on the opening weekend of the elite club competition in Ireland.

Town side to beat but plenty of contenders in men’s Irish Hockey League

Town side to beat but plenty of contenders in men’s Irish Hockey League

October 10, 2014 | 807 views | Leave a comment

Against the backdrop of last week’s vote in favour of an expanded Irish Hockey League, this year’s 12-team, two pool competition gets under way this weekend with five games tipping off in the men’s competition

IHL decision: clubs vote in favour of single tier, full-season Irish Hockey League

IHL decision: clubs vote in favour of single tier, full-season Irish Hockey League

October 5, 2014 | 2,053 views | Comments (4)

Hockey will enter a new era on the island next September with the introduction of a season-long Irish Hockey League for the first time, following the IHA EGM vote in the Stillorgan Park Hotel.