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Hermes and Railway progress IHL playoff hopes

Hermes and Railway progress IHL playoff hopes

November 27, 2011 | 250 views | Leave a comment

Hermes became the first side to beat UCD this season as Audrey O’Flynn’s drag-flick on the stroke of half-time proved vital; Railway Union meanwhile kept their perfect IHL record going when they smashed UCC

Hermes and UCD vye for IHL Pool A top spot

Hermes and UCD vye for IHL Pool A top spot

November 25, 2011 | 2,324 views | Leave a comment

Hermes have an almost instant chance of revenge against UCD in the refixed Irish Hockey League clash, aiming to slow the rising juggernaut which has laid waste to virtually every challenge in their path to date.

Pegasus set to challenge UCD credentials

Pegasus set to challenge UCD credentials

November 4, 2011 | 1,852 views | Comments (1)

Unbeaten in the Leinster league and intervarsities retained, UCD can well and truly announce themselves on the national stage on Saturday evening on the Malone Road as they travel to Belfast to play national champs Pegasus.

Third IHL series to reveal playoff contenders

Third IHL series to reveal playoff contenders

November 4, 2011 | 1,861 views | Comments (1)

The third round of the Irish Hockey League often sees the split between contender and also-rans with back-to-back ties hastening the process. A busy weekend, Division one and two, the Neville Cup and Irish Trophy are also in action

Pembroke, YM, Town and Loreto push on in IHL

Pembroke, YM, Town and Loreto push on in IHL

October 31, 2011 | 259 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke and YMCA picked up wins to move into the top half of the men’s IHL Pool B with Lisnagarvey; Monkstown stay top of Pool A but Glenanne came a cropper; Loreto storm to second victory but Alex undone by Pegasus

Rivals return puts Leinster pair on edge

Rivals return puts Leinster pair on edge

October 28, 2011 | 1,642 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers’ first game on home turf since their return to the Irish Hockey League sees them face a critical date against Pembroke Wanderers with defeat likely to put huge pressure on either side to qualify for the playoffs.

Bonus points abound as women’s IHL begins with one-sided results

Bonus points abound as women’s IHL begins with one-sided results

October 17, 2011 | 198 views | Leave a comment

A day of big wins, five sides got off to the perfect start with bonus point wins in the women’s IHL. Loreto, Hermes, Railway Union and UCD were all among them while Pegasus were pushed all the way by Catholic Institute

Monkstown the big winners as IHL opening weekend ties go to the wire

Monkstown the big winners as IHL opening weekend ties go to the wire

October 17, 2011 | 283 views | Leave a comment

A series of closely run results saw Monkstown claim the only winning bonus point of the IHL opening weekend; Pembroke and Glenanne both recovered from 2-0 deficits to draw while YM and TRR were undone in Ulster

Bann and Cookstown’s fate intertwined; men’s IHL4 runners and riders

Bann and Cookstown’s fate intertwined; men’s IHL4 runners and riders

October 14, 2011 | 2,547 views | Comments (1)

Fate has ensured this autumn will be defined by Banbridge and Cookstown’s sparring as Ireland’s two national champions showdown first in the IHL, travelling together to the EHL and then renewing rivalries in the Irish Senior Cup

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 | 530 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 | 546 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 | 254 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 | 328 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 | 236 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 | 246 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 | 555 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 | 478 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 | 586 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 | 403 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 | 263 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.