The leading three put daylight between themselves and the chasers in the men’s EY Hockey League as Glenanne, Banbridge and Lisnagarvey all recorded fine wins.
Denis Pritchard feels his Cork C of I side are just “one or two results away from being a mid-table” side as they face up to a big double weekend in Ulster.
Loreto strengthened their position at the head of women’s EY Hockey League with a hard-fought 3-2 win over in-form Railway Union, moving them four points clear.
YMCA created a piece of club history as they won their first ever EYHL game; Glenanne returned to the top as Banbridge and TRR drew; Lisnagarvey won 3-2 twice against Dublin opposition while Monkstown had mixed fortunes
Catholic Institute moved within touching distance of the playoff stages of the women’s EY Hockey League Division 2 as they swept to a 3-0 win at Lurgan.
Railway Union jumped up three places in the women’s EY Hockey League with a huge 5-1 away win over Belfast Harlequins as Zara Delany netted a hat trick; Pegasus and Loreto also won while Cork Harlequins had a strong victory at Old Alex
Pembroke Wanderers’ credentials as a potential men’s EY Hockey League playoff contender will be further put to the test on Saturday when they face Lisnagarvey on Saturday at Serpentine Avenue.
The dicing for fourth position in the women’s EYHL goes into full effect on Saturday with six sides currently covered by just four points at the halfway stage of the campaign.
Dramatic goals in the last two minutes at both Grange Road and Belfield saw Loreto and Pegasus swap places at the top of the women’s EY Hockey League at the halfway stage.
Banbridge’s pair of wins over the weekend propelled them to top of the men’s EY Hockey League with a game in hand on their nearest rivals, Glenanne, following the weekend’s action.
All the action in the women’s EY Hockey League set to go ahead this weekend will take place on Sunday as the national division emerges from its winter break.
The fixtures are set to come thick and fast in the coming weeks in the men’s EY Hockey League with this weekend bringing games on Saturday and Sunday.
Glenanne moved a point clear at the top of the men’s EY Hockey League as they held on for a 2-2 draw with Lisnagarvey in one of the two games in the competition to survive the frost on Saturday.
With temperatures dropping, it has probably worked in the women’s EYHL’s favour that the national side is in Spain playing four test matches with plenty of games in Ireland likely to fall foul of the weather conditions
The return of the men’s EY Hockey League will hope to beat the frost and avoid further fixture congestion as the competition is scheduled for a comeback on Saturday.
Catholic Institute, Trinity, UCC and Lurgan made the big moves to complete the pre-Christmas phase of the women’s EY Hockey League Division 2 which is now at the halfway point.
Men’s EY Hockey League Cork C of I 2 (D Lynch, J Jermyn) Annadale 3 (R Burgess 3) Ryan Burgess scored twice in the last six minutes to propel Annadale to a third win of the season, cruelly denying Cork C of I the points from a tie they led twice but ended up with […]
Christine O’Shea’s 20th minute goal saw Limerick’s Catholic Institute end the weekend as the only side in the women’s EY Hockey League with a 100% record of the four that existed on Friday.
Pegasus will hold a two-point advantage at the head of the women’s EY Hockey League until February as their late 3-1 win over Muckross saw them steal a march on rivals Loreto; Cork Quins also made a key move with victory over UCD
Pegasus moved clear of Loreto at the head of the women’s EYHL as draws abounded; Kilkeel beat EYHL opposition as Cork C of I survived a scare at Garryduff; here’s the Saturday round-up