Women’s IHL

Railway and Insta on fire on women’s EYHL opening day

Railway and Insta on fire on women’s EYHL opening day

September 27, 2020 | 741 views | Leave a comment

Catholic Institute and Railway Union produced a couple of sensational performances to land wins over sides who were in the top four of the women’s EY Hockey League before it succumbed to lockdown last term.

Women’s EYHL starts here – team by team preview for 2020/21

Women’s EYHL starts here – team by team preview for 2020/21

September 25, 2020 | 1,836 views | Leave a comment

Six months since lockdown, the women’s EY Hockey League gets back into action on Saturday but not without one last talking point as the sport still comes to terms with the Covid-19 crisis.

Men’s EYHL2 expanded to 11 teams following Harlequins’ successful appeal

Men’s EYHL2 expanded to 11 teams following Harlequins’ successful appeal

September 7, 2020 | 1,548 views | Leave a comment

Men’s EY Hockey League Division 2 will consist of 11 teams next season following Hockey Ireland’s decisions to create three extra places in the competition following three separate appeals over the make-up of the competition this week.

Original Euro allocation reinstated following SDSI ruling

Original Euro allocation reinstated following SDSI ruling

August 21, 2020 | 1,825 views | Leave a comment

Hockey Ireland’s original allocation of European places for the 2020/21 season has been reinstated following a ruling by Sport Disputes Solutions Ireland, overturning the governing body’s independent appeals panel decision.

EYHL 1 and 2 line-ups confirmed with review set to take place “in coming months”

EYHL 1 and 2 line-ups confirmed with review set to take place “in coming months”

August 5, 2020 | 3,091 views | Leave a comment

Hockey Ireland formally announced the make-up of the EY Hockey Leagues with a review set to take place “in the coming months” regarding the format and regulations in time of the 2021/22 season.  The governing body confirmed there would be no promotion and relegation from the top tier from the 2019/20 season and there would be no change in […]

EYHL declared null and void with further decisions to be finalised in due course

EYHL declared null and void with further decisions to be finalised in due course

April 9, 2020 | 5,474 views | Leave a comment

Hockey Ireland has declared the EY Hockey League “null and void” among the many tough decisions to be made due to competition’s cessation due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Bell calls for 2019/20 season to be completed on the field as “finished” call creates debate

Bell calls for 2019/20 season to be completed on the field as “finished” call creates debate

March 31, 2020 | 5,767 views | Leave a comment

John Flack spoke to a number of different club coaches, managers and officials about their thoughts on the season being “finished” and how they hope the key decisions play out in the next few weeks

Club season “finished” with key outcomes to be decided before April 12th

Club season “finished” with key outcomes to be decided before April 12th

March 27, 2020 | 4,722 views | Leave a comment

The 2019/20 club season has been deemed “finished” by Hockey Ireland with exactly how this affects the national and provincial leagues set to be confirmed in the coming weeks.

Club season in limbo as March 29 return looks unlikely

Club season in limbo as March 29 return looks unlikely

March 20, 2020 | 4,513 views | Leave a comment

With Thursday night’s news that Irish Rugby has cancelled all their club competitions for the remainder of the season with immediate effct, it brought into focus the difficulties that face Hockey Ireland to try and complete the domestic season.

Corinthian guaranteed top spot but plenty of twists remain in women’s EYHL2 groups

Corinthian guaranteed top spot but plenty of twists remain in women’s EYHL2 groups

March 8, 2020 | 3,526 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown picked up six points out of eight in women’s EYHL2 to strengthen their claim for a semi spot as Ards run up 12; Corinthian assured of top in Pool A with plenty in chase

Meeke’s final touch of the weekend sees Loreto remain three clear after dramatic double-header

Meeke’s final touch of the weekend sees Loreto remain three clear after dramatic double-header

March 8, 2020 | 3,871 views | Leave a comment

A manic double-weekend in the women’s EYHL ended as it started with Loreto leading the way by three points but that situation only occurred with one of the last touches on Sunday evening.

Kelly snatches vital EYHL lifeline for Belfast Quins as Insta hold Loreto

Kelly snatches vital EYHL lifeline for Belfast Quins as Insta hold Loreto

March 1, 2020 | 1,193 views | Leave a comment

At the 11th attempt, Belfast Harlequins finally got their first win of the season, giving them hope of surviving in the women’s EYHL; leaders Loreto drew with Catholic Institute in the only other game to completed as Storm Jorge took hold

Loreto the latest side to take up women’s EYHL leadership

Loreto the latest side to take up women’s EYHL leadership

February 28, 2020 | 805 views | Leave a comment

Top spot in the women’s EY Hockey League continues to be a hot potato as Loreto returned back above Old Alex and Pegasus in midweek with a big come-from-behind win over Railway Union.

Old Alex take over the top as Insta end 110-year wait for win over Pegasus

Old Alex take over the top as Insta end 110-year wait for win over Pegasus

February 23, 2020 | 1,274 views | Leave a comment

For a third week running, there is a different club on top of the women’s EY Hockey League which continues to throw up dramatic twists and turns; read the round-up and see the clips and pics

Reds confirmed for EYHL2 semi-finals as Naas make big move

Reds confirmed for EYHL2 semi-finals as Naas make big move

February 16, 2020 | 926 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian became the first side to reach the EYHL2 final four with Trinity and Lurgan drawing; Pool B was washed out while Naas were the big winners in the Leinster games played

Pegasus move back into lead as all five women’s EYHL ties survive Storm Dennis

Pegasus move back into lead as all five women’s EYHL ties survive Storm Dennis

February 16, 2020 | 903 views | Leave a comment

All five of the women’s EY Hockey League Division 1 ties defied the weather to serve up a series of close-run battles with Pegasus moving back out on their own at the top of the table.

Loreto go clear as Alex continue their rise as major players in women’s EYHL

Loreto go clear as Alex continue their rise as major players in women’s EYHL

February 9, 2020 | 729 views | Leave a comment

Loreto moved three points clear at the head of the women’s EYHL as Old Alex landed a big win at Pegasus; Belfast Quins nick draw against Muckross while Pembroke tie with Insta. UCD saw off Railway

Women’s EYHL as competitive as it has ever been says O’Flanagan

Women’s EYHL as competitive as it has ever been says O’Flanagan

February 8, 2020 | 762 views | Leave a comment

Muckross striker Anna O’Flanagan says the spread of talent across the women’s EY Hockey League has made the national division as competitive as it has ever been.

Corinthian win thriller as Ards remain unbeaten

Corinthian win thriller as Ards remain unbeaten

February 2, 2020 | 413 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian won a cracking contest at Garryduff to make it five wins from five in Pool A of the women’s EYHL Division 2; Ards top Pool B after grabbing a late draw at Queen’s

Loreto move level with Pegasus as Sargent makes telling return

Loreto move level with Pegasus as Sargent makes telling return

February 2, 2020 | 796 views | Leave a comment

Loreto picked up a strong win over Belfast Harlequins to move into a share of top spot as Pegasus drew with Muckross; Old Alex, UCD and Cork Harlequins win, too