Women’s IHL

IHL Division 2 to be introduced in 2018/19 season

IHL Division 2 to be introduced in 2018/19 season

August 10, 2017 | 1,121 views | Leave a comment

Hockey Ireland has announced that a second division of the Irish Hockey League will be introduced in the 2018/19, running in conjunction with the provincial leagues.

Belfast Quins sign up international duo

Belfast Quins sign up international duo

July 3, 2017 | 618 views | Leave a comment

Belfast Harlequins have made a massive declaration of intent, writes John Flack, by signing Irish internationals Lizzie Colvin and Zoe Wilson to boost their chances of becoming the leading Ulster side in next season’s EY Hockey League.

Ferris retires from first team hockey after glittering career

Ferris retires from first team hockey after glittering career

May 10, 2017 | 1,169 views | Leave a comment

Suzanne Ferris has announced her retirement from first-team hockey after an illustrious career, spanning more than two decades with Belfast Harlequins and Pegasus during which she won every local and national trophy, writes John Flack

Belfast Quins retain place in women’s EYHL

Belfast Quins retain place in women’s EYHL

May 2, 2017 | 481 views | Leave a comment

Belfast Harlequins retained their place in the women’s EY Hockey League as they got the best of under-strength Ulster rivals Lurgan 3-1 on Sunday morning in the promotion-relegation playoff.

Shoot-out queen Cassin closes out UCD’s treble season

Shoot-out queen Cassin closes out UCD’s treble season

April 30, 2017 | 713 views | Leave a comment

UCD completed a perfect season as Clodagh Cassin’s perfect shoot-out record saw them edge out Hermes-Monkstown to yet another title at Grange Road.

Hermes-Monkstown ease past injury-hit Harlequins

Hermes-Monkstown ease past injury-hit Harlequins

April 29, 2017 | 511 views | Leave a comment

Hermes-Monkstown eased into the women’s EY Champions Trophy final courtesy of a 6-2 win over Cork Harlequins who suffered badly in the absence of their international stars.

Cassin keeps UCD’s treble chances going with shoot-out win

Cassin keeps UCD’s treble chances going with shoot-out win

April 29, 2017 | 595 views | Leave a comment

Clodagh Cassin kept out four shoot-outs to keep UCD in line for a potential treble as they snuck past Loreto after a scoreless first semi-final at Grange Road.

UCD on precipice of incredible treble ahead of high quality women’s EYHL finals weekend

UCD on precipice of incredible treble ahead of high quality women’s EYHL finals weekend

April 28, 2017 | 738 views | Leave a comment

The women’s EYHL season reaches its denouement with UCD facing Loreto while Hermes-Monkstown take on Cork Harlequins while Sunday sees the finals and the promotion/relegation playoff tie

Scully hails defensive rigidity as Trinity fight back to win EY playoffs

Scully hails defensive rigidity as Trinity fight back to win EY playoffs

April 23, 2017 | 950 views | Leave a comment

Trinity battled their way through to promotion to the EY Hockey League courtesy as they topped the Provincial Round-Robin series at Grange Road, leaping over Lurgan with a 2-0 win over Old Alex in the final game of the competition.

Alex keep promotion dream alive with playoff win

Alex keep promotion dream alive with playoff win

April 9, 2017 | 865 views | Leave a comment

Old Alex shaded the women’s EY Hockey League playoffs as they won three from their four games before crucially drawing 2-2 to keep Muckross in second place at the Merrion Fleet Arena on Sunday evening.

Tice strikes twice to snatch EY title for UCD

Tice strikes twice to snatch EY title for UCD

April 9, 2017 | 536 views | Leave a comment

UCD claimed the women’s EY Hockey League in dramatic fashion as Lena Tice struck two penalty corners to inflict a first defeat of the league season on Hermes-Monkstown, leap-frogging their Dublin rivals on the final day of the campaign.

Advantage Hermes-Monkstown for title decider

Advantage Hermes-Monkstown for title decider

April 2, 2017 | 435 views | Leave a comment

Hermes-Monkstown will have the slight advantage going into their final day title decider against UCD next Saturday thanks to their 2-0 win over Pegasus.

UCD and Hermes-Monkstown title decider confirmed; Cork Quins and Loreto bound for Champs Trophy

UCD and Hermes-Monkstown title decider confirmed; Cork Quins and Loreto bound for Champs Trophy

March 26, 2017 | 655 views | Leave a comment

The end of season showdown for the women’s EY Hockey League title between UCD and Hermes-Monkstown has been set after the two sides both won their respective games on week 17 of the season.

UCD and Hermes-Monkstown look to stay on course for final day showdown

UCD and Hermes-Monkstown look to stay on course for final day showdown

March 24, 2017 | 508 views | Leave a comment

UCD and Hermes-Monkstown will hope for no slip-ups on the penultimate weekend of the women’s EY Hockey League season as they look to set up a final day showdown.

UCD and Hermes close in on final day showdown; Pembroke reignite bid to avoid drop

UCD and Hermes close in on final day showdown; Pembroke reignite bid to avoid drop

March 12, 2017 | 798 views | Leave a comment

UCD and Hermes-Monkstown both won to close in on a final day showdown in the women’s EYHL; Pembroke reignited their bid to avoid the drop; Loreto close in on playoffs as Pegasus draw

Loreto and Railway battle for playoff balance of power

Loreto and Railway battle for playoff balance of power

March 9, 2017 | 452 views | Leave a comment

After months of swinging fortunes, Saturday’s women’s EY Hockey League battle between Railway Union and Loreto at Park Avenue could well be one that finally tips the balance in each side’s favour in the race for the fourth Champions Trophy place.

Railway’s double delight sets up huge Loreto showdown

Railway’s double delight sets up huge Loreto showdown

March 5, 2017 | 810 views | Leave a comment

Back-to-back wins for Railway Union saw them storm back into contention for one of the women’s EY Hockey League Champions Trophy places as they saw off Ulster Elks and Ards over the weekend.

Women’s EY top three face key weekend in silverware race; Trinity on verge of Leinster crown

Women’s EY top three face key weekend in silverware race; Trinity on verge of Leinster crown

March 3, 2017 | 521 views | Leave a comment

While UCD and Hermes-Monkstown are mathematically assured of a place in the EY Champions Trophy – and Cork Harlequins one win away from joining them – the regular season silverware is still very much a target up for decision.

Pegasus and Ards wins heats up race for fourth EYHL Champions Trophy playoff place

Pegasus and Ards wins heats up race for fourth EYHL Champions Trophy playoff place

February 26, 2017 | 643 views | Leave a comment

Single goal wins for Pegasus – at Loreto – and Ards against Ulster Elks means a glut of sides are still very much in the mix for the fourth EYHL Champions Trophy playoff place; UCD and Hermes-Monkstown march on

Hermes big guns back to try and avenge Potter Cup defeat to Railway

Hermes big guns back to try and avenge Potter Cup defeat to Railway

February 24, 2017 | 499 views | Leave a comment

Hermes-Monkstown will look to quickly show that last Sunday’s Jacqui Potter Cup semi-final defeat to Railway Union was an aberration as the Merrion Fleet Arena outfit face a tester in women’s EY Hockey League.