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Cookstown and Garvey join final four party despite 3-2 losses

Cookstown and Garvey join final four party despite 3-2 losses

April 28, 2013 | 451 views | Comments (1)

Despite Pembroke and YMCA’s best efforts, Cookstown and Lisnagarvey scraped through to the semi-finals of the Irish Hockey League despite losing 3-2 respectively on Saturday in the last round of group matches

Three Leinster sides set to contest women’s IHL semis

Three Leinster sides set to contest women’s IHL semis

April 28, 2013 | 230 views | Comments (1)

Loreto, Railway Union, UCD and Ards claimed the women’s Irish Hockey League semi-final spots on a dramatic fifth round of group matches in which Ballymoney saw their final four hopes taken away from them

Banbridge and Monkstown through to men’s IHL semi-finals with week to spare

Banbridge and Monkstown through to men’s IHL semi-finals with week to spare

April 21, 2013 | 273 views | Leave a comment

Lee Cole’s late winner saw Monkstown land the first semi-final berth in Pool A as his side saw off Cookstown 2-1; the Co Tyrone side are almost there but Annadale could still pip them; Banbridge cruised through with Lisnagarvey likely to join them

All four semi-final berths still up for grabs in women’s IHL as Loreto strike late

All four semi-final berths still up for grabs in women’s IHL as Loreto strike late

April 21, 2013 | 355 views | Leave a comment

Loreto struck twice in the closing minutes against Pegasus to earn a 3-3 draw that keeps them in pole position in the women’s IHL Pool A; Railway Union, Ballymoney and UCD are also well placed but nothing has been finalised as yet in either group

Six still harbour hopes of emerging from women’s IHL Pool B

Six still harbour hopes of emerging from women’s IHL Pool B

April 19, 2013 | 380 views | Leave a comment

While the women’s Irish Hockey League’s Pool A was initially labelled the ‘Group of Death’, Ards shock win over UCD means Pool B is the most open of the competition with all six sides harbouring hopes of a final four spot.

Double delight for leading quartet in men’s Irish Hockey League

Double delight for leading quartet in men’s Irish Hockey League

April 15, 2013 | 355 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge, Cookstown, Lisnagarvey and Monkstown all took huge steps towards the Irish Hockey League playoff places with a pair of wins each over the weekend to putting them well clear of the chasers in their respective pools.

Small’s double double sees Loreto take IHL front-runner mantle

Small’s double double sees Loreto take IHL front-runner mantle

April 15, 2013 | 267 views | Leave a comment

Loreto remain the only side unbeaten in the women’s Irish Hockey League after they claimed a pair of wins this weekend; Railway and UCD’s double wins brings them back into contention while Hermes and Old Alex registered first wins of the campaign

Triple bills set to bring the crowds for crucial men’s IHL weekend

Triple bills set to bring the crowds for crucial men’s IHL weekend

April 12, 2013 | 228 views | Comments (2)

Four triple bills across the weekend will provide defining moments for most of the contenders as the race for the men’s Irish Hockey League semi-finals berths quickly hots up.

Double-IHL weekend set to make or break semi aspirations

Double-IHL weekend set to make or break semi aspirations

April 12, 2013 | 276 views | Leave a comment

The second weekend of this season’s Electric Ireland women’s Irish Hockey League threatens to be the making or breaking of many of the sides as the double-headers can either crush dreams or soar hopes.

Loreto and Pegasus make statements of intent as Ards stun UCD

Loreto and Pegasus make statements of intent as Ards stun UCD

April 7, 2013 | 447 views | Leave a comment

Loreto bounce back to land big win over Railway and launch their IHL campaign in strong fashion; UCD felled by Ards while Hermes and Old Alex also undone by Ulster opposition as Pegasus make statement of intent

YM and Monkstown claim Dublin derby laurels on IHL opening day

YM and Monkstown claim Dublin derby laurels on IHL opening day

April 6, 2013 | 278 views | Comments (1)

YMCA and Monkstown were the two Leinster sides to get their men’s IHL campaigns up and running with wins on derby day as they got the better of Railway Union and Pembroke respectively; Glenanne came unstuck in Cork against C of I

Revamped IHL set for regional double-headers

Revamped IHL set for regional double-headers

April 5, 2013 | 215 views | Comments (5)

The Irish Hockey League takes on a revamp this year as an end of season event with the competition set to be played out over the next five weeks in quick-fire mode.

Fairweather’s return fires reds into IHL

Fairweather’s return fires reds into IHL

March 24, 2013 | 269 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian edged out UCC 2-1 in a very entertaining, fast-paced wildcard playoff match at Garryduff on Saturday.

West’s awake to new IHL possibility; trio aim to keep 100pc league record in tact

West’s awake to new IHL possibility; trio aim to keep 100pc league record in tact

October 12, 2012 | 1,328 views | Comments (1)

Connacht President Yvette Quinn has hailed the move to hand the province a first ever entry into the women’s Irish Hockey League as “recognition of the improving standard in the west”; Leinster league action back for round four

IHL changes leads to compact Leinster season

IHL changes leads to compact Leinster season

June 22, 2012 | 1,836 views | Comments (28)

The Leinster men’s division one season will take on a condensed look as the back-ended Irish Hockey League season has led to a major overhaul of the domestic calendar.

Women’s IHL serves up monster grouping

Women’s IHL serves up monster grouping

May 25, 2012 | 569 views | Leave a comment

Arguably the toughest pool in the history of the competition for the 2012/13 season, the women’s Pool A has caused some to wonder whether a different approach to seeding is necessary for the IHL; plus Irish U-16/18 news

YM and Hermes secure IHL berths

YM and Hermes secure IHL berths

May 20, 2012 | 482 views | Comments (1)

Hermes and YMCA needed just one game to negotiate their passage into next season’s Irish Hockey League, after the final day’s play in the men’s and women’s competitions was cancelled.

Times reports Revington to leave Irish job

Times reports Revington to leave Irish job

May 18, 2012 | 244 views | Comments (10)

The Irish Times have reported that Paul Revington is to step down as the Irish men’s senior coach by the end of June, suggesting the IHA will announce the decision in the coming days.

Cockram inspires Garvey to end seven-year itch

Cockram inspires Garvey to end seven-year itch

May 6, 2012 | 270 views | Comments (27)

For a club with Lisnagarvey’s impeccable record, seven years is a lengthy wait for a national title but, after two consecutive final losses, the Ulster kingpins eased to their first IHL crown.

O’Halloran strikes gold as Loreto lament Daly denial

O’Halloran strikes gold as Loreto lament Daly denial

May 6, 2012 | 273 views | Comments (25)

Julia O’Halloran’s 52nd minute smash earned Railway Union their second national title but chaos 13 seconds from the full-time hooter is likely to prove the indelible memory from a nail-biting final