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Fancied sides show form on men’s IHL opening day

Fancied sides show form on men’s IHL opening day

March 1, 2014 | 1,540 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 | 969 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 | 1,008 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 | 1,208 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 | 923 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 | 446 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 | 303 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.

Alex finalise 2014 Irish Hockey League line-up

Alex finalise 2014 Irish Hockey League line-up

May 13, 2013 | 387 views | Leave a comment

Old Alex confirmed they will be back in the Irish Hockey League in 2014 as they pulled away from UCC in Garryduff last weekend to claim the 12th and final berth in the competition.

Alex take on UCC for final IHL spot

Alex take on UCC for final IHL spot

May 10, 2013 | 496 views | Leave a comment

Old Alex will aim to pin down qualification for the 2014 edition of the women’s Irish Hockey League this weekend when they take on UCC in Garryduff in the final round of the wildcard playoffs (Saturday, 2pm).

Lightning O’Halloran strikes twice as Railway deny Loreto in IHL final once more

Lightning O’Halloran strikes twice as Railway deny Loreto in IHL final once more

May 5, 2013 | 666 views | Comments (3)

Julia O’Halloran proved the match winner for the second successive women’s Irish Hockey League final as her superbly taken penalty piled on the agony on Loreto for a second successive year.

Sublime second half sees Monkstown claim men’s IHL/ISC double

Sublime second half sees Monkstown claim men’s IHL/ISC double

May 5, 2013 | 450 views | Comments (16)

Monkstown claimed their third and biggest title of the season as they became the first men’s club to do the Irish Hockey League and Irish Senior Cup since the former was introduced.

Bann hit Cookstown for six; Town double dreams alive and kicking

Bann hit Cookstown for six; Town double dreams alive and kicking

May 4, 2013 | 460 views | Comments (1)

The double dream remains very much alive and kicking for Monkstown as a pair of rapid-fire second quarter goals propelled them to Sunday’s final as they saw off a strangely subdued Lisnagarvey; Banbridge comprehensively dismantled Cookstown

Railway pile on the agony for UCD; Keegan’s stroke puts Loreto into IHL final

Railway pile on the agony for UCD; Keegan’s stroke puts Loreto into IHL final

May 4, 2013 | 560 views | Leave a comment

Nikki Keegan’s coolly taken silver goal penalty stroke saw Loreto take up the first place in Sunday’s Irish Hockey League final in Grange Road, eventually overhauling a game Ards; Railway Union dismissed UCD on penalties to keep the double shot going

Town hold Leinster hopes in men’s Irish Hockey League finale

Town hold Leinster hopes in men’s Irish Hockey League finale

May 3, 2013 | 607 views | Comments (5)

Having been nearly men for a number of years, Monkstown enter the Irish Hockey League finals weekend in Grange Road hoping to confirm that they have well and truly arrived.

Loreto lead off Leinster triple threat as IHL finals return to Grange Road

Loreto lead off Leinster triple threat as IHL finals return to Grange Road

May 3, 2013 | 334 views | Leave a comment

Returning to the scene of their greatest triumph, Loreto look to be the side to beat this weekend as the women’s Electric Ireland Irish Hockey League finals reach critical mass at Grange Road this weekend.

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 | 561 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 | 337 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 | 361 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 | 442 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 | 472 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.