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Women’s IHL semi-final line-up complete as unbeaten Railway, UCD, Loreto and Pegasus all advance

Women’s IHL semi-final line-up complete as unbeaten Railway, UCD, Loreto and Pegasus all advance

March 23, 2014 | 1,042 views | Leave a comment

The women’s Irish Hockey League semi-final berths were all decided with a game to go as Railway Union, UCD, Loreto and Pegasus will form the final four at Banbridge in a fortnight’s time

Decorated Railway and UCD aim to seal IHL semi

Decorated Railway and UCD aim to seal IHL semi

March 21, 2014 | 434 views | Leave a comment

Bouyed by their spate of honourees at the IHA Awards, Railway Union will be looking to push through to the semi-finals of the Irish Hockey League along with UCD in Pool A of the women’s Irish Hockey League.

Garvey-Rovers’ tie pivotal in IHL playoff race

Garvey-Rovers’ tie pivotal in IHL playoff race

March 21, 2014 | 452 views | Leave a comment

With Pool B virtually done and dusted, most eyes will be trained on the Comber Road in Pool A where Lisnagarvey host Three Rock Rovers in the pivotal game of this men’s Irish Hockey League weekend.

Loreto, Pegasus, Railway and UCD forge ahead in respective women’s IHL groups

Loreto, Pegasus, Railway and UCD forge ahead in respective women’s IHL groups

March 16, 2014 | 1,094 views | Leave a comment

Big gaps have developed between the top two and the chasers in each of the women’s Irish Hockey League groups with third successive wins for Railway Union, UCD and Pegasus have put them within a point of progression while Loreto are close behind

Three sides still in men’s Pool A mix as Pool B looks all but done and dusted

Three sides still in men’s Pool A mix as Pool B looks all but done and dusted

March 15, 2014 | 1,225 views | Comments (1)

Pembroke, Three Rock and Lisnagarvey set themselves up for some key battles in the closing two weeks of the men’s IHL in Pool A; Banbridge and Monkstown, meanwhile, are pretty much through to the semi-finals from Pool B

Pool B the focus in women’s IHL while Trinity aim to end 81-year wait

Pool B the focus in women’s IHL while Trinity aim to end 81-year wait

March 14, 2014 | 873 views | Leave a comment

Three of the four Irish Hockey Leagues, on the face of it, currently offer limited potential intrigue with wedges forming between the top sides and the chasers. Not so in Pool B of the women’s competition which sees plenty of key battles to be played out; women’s weekend preview

Make or break date in men’s IHL while UCD aim to break senior duck

Make or break date in men’s IHL while UCD aim to break senior duck

March 14, 2014 | 877 views | Leave a comment

On another hectic weekend, the men’s Irish Hockey League opens up the weekend before six Leinster finals take place over Sunday and Monday with UCD taking on Three Rock in the Mills Cup final

Caruth shows his value on Monkstown debut

Caruth shows his value on Monkstown debut

March 9, 2014 | 1,493 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke, Three Rock, Monkstown and Banbridge made it two wins from two in the men’s Irish Hockey League to build significant gaps between them and the chasers in both Pools A and B after two rounds of competition

Railway continue hoodoo over Hermes as UCD and Pegasus also maintain 100pc IHL records

Railway continue hoodoo over Hermes as UCD and Pegasus also maintain 100pc IHL records

March 9, 2014 | 887 views | Leave a comment

Three of the big guns continued to assert their claims for the playoff places in the women’s Irish Hockey League with UCD, Railway and Pegasus recording strong results; Loreto lose ground though as Pool B shapes up to be a cracker

Railway hoping for more away day glory against Hermes

Railway hoping for more away day glory against Hermes

March 7, 2014 | 1,999 views | Leave a comment

Home advantage has counted for little this term in the marquee meetings between Railway Union and Hermes in the Leinster league this season as three of the four times they have met has led to an away victory.

Family affair for Brown and Lynch clans in men’s IHL

Family affair for Brown and Lynch clans in men’s IHL

March 7, 2014 | 868 views | Leave a comment

With the IHA confirming in midweek that any proposed changes to the Irish Hockey League will not be introduced earlier than September 2015, it leaves the focus front and centre on the hockey as men’s IHL round two hits the turf

Pinder’s maiden goal earns UCD the IHL spoils

Pinder’s maiden goal earns UCD the IHL spoils

March 3, 2014 | 902 views | Leave a comment

UCD squeaked to a narrow 1-0 win over Hermes for the second time this season as Gillian Pinder’s first goal in Collidge colours downed her former club in their opening Irish Hockey League tie at Belfield on Sunday.

Greenfields’ dream dashed by Insta as Loreto pick off huge Harlequins’ comeback

Greenfields’ dream dashed by Insta as Loreto pick off huge Harlequins’ comeback

March 1, 2014 | 1,096 views | Comments (1)

Greenfields’ debut in the women’s Irish Hockey League saw them score within a minute of tip off but ultimately fell to Cathlolic Institute in Pool A; Loreto came from 2-0 down beat Cork Harlequins while northern sides Pegasus and Ards won big

Fancied sides show form on men’s IHL opening day

Fancied sides show form on men’s IHL opening day

March 1, 2014 | 1,467 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke, Lisnagarvey and Three Rock made strong opening statements in Pool A of the men’s Irish Hockey League while Banbridge and Monkstown showed their mettle in Pool as the fancied sides started their respective campaigns well

Greenfields fly flag as Connacht’s first IHL team

Greenfields fly flag as Connacht’s first IHL team

February 28, 2014 | 886 views | Leave a comment

Following a stunning season to date, UCD are very much the team to beat in the women’s Irish Hockey League that gets under way this weekend as Ireland’s top 12 teams battle it out for the top title in the club game.

Debutants UCD hope to disrupt Monkstown retention bid

Debutants UCD hope to disrupt Monkstown retention bid

February 28, 2014 | 934 views | Leave a comment

The men’s Irish Hockey League returns to action this weekend with some enticing hockey taking place over the coming six weeks as the battle to be the top club in the nation begins in earnest.

Full season Irish Hockey League to be debated at pair of forums

Full season Irish Hockey League to be debated at pair of forums

February 20, 2014 | 1,098 views | Leave a comment

Leinster and Irish hockey will host a couple of forums in the next week that could have a huge effect on the sport’s landscape as the IHA puts forward a proposal for a “full” Irish Hockey League.

IHA announce amendments to IHL schedule

IHA announce amendments to IHL schedule

October 23, 2013 | 867 views | Leave a comment

With the original dates for the Irish Hockey League finals clashing with the Champions Challenge 1, the IHA have brought forward the competition as a whole with the finals set to be played in early April

Double Challenge headache for IHA following FIH/IHL fixture clash

Double Challenge headache for IHA following FIH/IHL fixture clash

August 29, 2013 | 386 views | Comments (3)

The Irish Hockey Association was handed a headache on two fronts this morning following the confirmation of the Champions Challenge I hosting venues by the International Hockey Federation this morning.

Town and Bann set for IHL rematch

Town and Bann set for IHL rematch

August 15, 2013 | 248 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown and Banbridge – the 2012/13 men’s finalists – will meet in the group stages of the Irish Hockey League following confirmation of the groups for the upcoming season’s competition.