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Pegasus the side to beat in IHL4; full rundown on women’s runners and riders

Pegasus the side to beat in IHL4; full rundown on women’s runners and riders

October 14, 2011 | 355 views | Leave a comment

Year four of the ESB Electric Ireland Irish Hockey League begins with a bang as Munster champions Catholic Institute welcome Pegasus to Rosbrien in a tie which will set the tone for an intriguing Pool A.

IHL to trial “stick above the shoulder” rule

IHL to trial “stick above the shoulder” rule

September 14, 2011 | 320 views | Comments (4)

The Irish Hockey League will follow the EHL’s lead and trial the new “stick above the shoulder” rule for the 2011/12 season. These changes will not be implemented in the Leinster league this term.

Old Alex storm wildcard playoffs

Old Alex storm wildcard playoffs

May 8, 2011 | 110 views | Leave a comment

Old Alexandra earned a second shot at the ESB Electric Ireland Irish Hockey League as they complete a third successive win in the wildcard playoffs, earning the point they needed to make it five Leinster teams in 2011/12.

Rovers back in the IHL; Old Alex poised to join them

Rovers back in the IHL; Old Alex poised to join them

May 8, 2011 | 195 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers became the first side to progress from the IHL wildcards, booking their place in next year’s tournament thanks to a 1-1 draw with Instonians while Alex are virtually there with a 7-0 win over Greenfields

Rovers and Alex secure opening IHL wins

Rovers and Alex secure opening IHL wins

May 7, 2011 | 105 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers and Old Alex gave their hopes of qualifying for the 2011/12 Irish Hockey League a big boost as both recorded wins on the opening night of the wildcard playoffs in Garryduff.

Rovers and Alex face IHL wildcard playoffs

Rovers and Alex face IHL wildcard playoffs

May 6, 2011 | 135 views | Leave a comment

With Munster sides finally getting their wish of home advantage, Three Rock Rovers and Old Alex travel south to Garryduf this afternoon hoping they can negotiate the IHL wildcard playoffs.

Bann back in the big time after 20 years

Bann back in the big time after 20 years

May 1, 2011 | 319 views | Comments (11)

Banbridge claimed their first All-Ireland club title since 1991 as Owen Magee’s penalty shoot-out goal denied their Lisnagarvey hosts the men’s Irish Hockey League title on the Comber Road.

Beaney bashes Pegasus to All-Ireland double

Beaney bashes Pegasus to All-Ireland double

May 1, 2011 | 263 views | Leave a comment

Suzanne Beaney’s superb hat-trick signed off on a remarkable double – the first since 2007 – as Pegasus powered their way to the ESB Electric Ireland Irish Hockey league title, beating Hermes 4-1.

All Ulster final as Pembroke and Glens ousted

All Ulster final as Pembroke and Glens ousted

April 30, 2011 | 357 views | Comments (1)

Ulster sides Lisnagarvey and Banbridge will contest the men’s IHL final with Pembroke’s two-year reign coming to an end this evening while Glenanne’s extra-time misery in this competition continues, losing in a shoot-out to Bann

Pegasus on for national double as Hermes qualify for European berth

Pegasus on for national double as Hermes qualify for European berth

April 30, 2011 | 249 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus got the better of UCD for the second time in a fortnight to make it through to a women’s IHL final for the first time while Hermes’ three-goal blitz in the third quarter saw them advance ahead of Railway Union

National double would provide solace for Ulster setback: Boyles

National double would provide solace for Ulster setback: Boyles

April 29, 2011 | 120 views | Comments (3)

Despite the ending of their 13-year reign as Ulster champions, Pegasus stand on the cusp of one of their most memorable years as they seek to add the women’s IHL title to the Irish Senior Cup title they won just a fortnight ago.

Pritchard looks to Pembroke’s ‘unknown quantity’ on IHL finals weekend

Pritchard looks to Pembroke’s ‘unknown quantity’ on IHL finals weekend

April 29, 2011 | 190 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke’s reign as the only men’s winner of the Irish Hockey League will be out to its severest test this weekend as they attempt to bounce back from their EHL capitulation, facing Lisnagarvey while Glenanne play Banbridge

Garvey to host IHL finals weekend

Garvey to host IHL finals weekend

March 23, 2011 | 131 views | Comments (5)

Lisnagarvey and their Comber Road home have been announced as the hosts for the Irish Hockey League finals weekend on April 30 to May 1 following the tender process.

Three from four but Loreto left outside

Three from four but Loreto left outside

March 21, 2011 | 85 views | Leave a comment

Three of Leinster’s four sides qualified for the women’s IHL semi-finals but, for the one that missed out, Loreto will have a familiar sinking feeling despite posting a fine win over Hermes.

Good and Magowan steal the show late on

Good and Magowan steal the show late on

March 20, 2011 | 130 views | Comments (11)

Late goals at Serpentine Avenue and Havelock Park provided massive twists of fortune for Pembroke and Banbridge as they took the men’s IHL semi-final berths from Pool B on an incredible afternoon’s action.

Hermes and Loreto reprise 2010 showdown

Hermes and Loreto reprise 2010 showdown

March 18, 2011 | 563 views | Leave a comment

For a second year running, Hermes and Loreto showdown for the second place in the women’s Pool A IHL semi-finals after Pegasus took the first spot last week. UCD are already home and hosed and Railway are set to join them

Judgement day for men’s IHL hopefuls

Judgement day for men’s IHL hopefuls

March 18, 2011 | 147 views | Comments (13)

With Lisnagarvey winning 3-1 in Cookstown on Thursday night, their home tie with Corinthian is very much the key tie on the men’s IHL Pool A’s judgement day. Four sides, meanwhile, are in the mix in Pool B

College reach second national semi-final

College reach second national semi-final

March 14, 2011 | 105 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus and UCD became the first two sides to confirm their places on IHL final’s weekend as they notched bonus point victories this weekend to head up their respective groups.

Leinster quartet move into IHL playoff places

Leinster quartet move into IHL playoff places

March 14, 2011 | 158 views | Comments (3)

In stark contrast to the Irish Senior Cup, Leinster sides currently occupy all of the men’s IHL playoff places after a weekend which saw Monkstown, YM, Corinthian and Glenanne win with only Pembroke faltering

Railway’s McKinnon back on familiar turf

Railway’s McKinnon back on familiar turf

March 11, 2011 | 265 views | Leave a comment

At the business end of the women’s IHL group stages, Railway Union and Armagh can go a long way to securing their place in the playoffs this weekend should either take victory from their meeting on Saturday.