Women’s IHL

Loreto’s perfect corner routines pay dividends in first Champions Trophy success

Loreto’s perfect corner routines pay dividends in first Champions Trophy success

May 6, 2018 | 676 views | Leave a comment

Loreto produced another superb tactical performance to earn the EY Champions Trophy for the first time, coming back from a goal down to defeat Cork Harlequins at Grange Road, Rathfarnham in the searing heat

Alex grind out promotion to the EYHL at Trinity’s expense

Alex grind out promotion to the EYHL at Trinity’s expense

May 6, 2018 | 614 views | Leave a comment

Old Alex claimed the final spot in the EY Hockey League for 2018/19 as they ground out a 2-1 win over Trinity at Grange Road in the promotion/relegation playoff.

Madeley’s last second magic keeps Rovers retention hopes in tact

Madeley’s last second magic keeps Rovers retention hopes in tact

May 5, 2018 | 585 views | Leave a comment

Luke Madeley fired home a final hooter penalty corner to put Three Rock Rovers into the EY Champions Trophy final and into Europe – by virtue of Glenanne’s win – as they keep their hopes alive of retaining the title.

Mighty Quins hold nerve to reach EY Champs Trophy final

Mighty Quins hold nerve to reach EY Champs Trophy final

May 5, 2018 | 357 views | Leave a comment

Cork Harlequins held their nerve in the shoot-out series to beat Pegasus 3-1 after a hotly contested 2-2 draw in normal time in the Rathfarnham heat, setting up a Sunday final date with Loreto for the EY Champions Trophy at 2.30pm.

Loreto hit tactical perfection to knock out UCD

Loreto hit tactical perfection to knock out UCD

May 5, 2018 | 551 views | Leave a comment

Loreto produced the perfect tactical performance to end UCD’s bid for a second successive national treble as Ali Meeke’s tenacious 14th minute goal proved critical in the first semi-final at Grange Road.

UCD the side to beat on women’s EYHL finals weekend

UCD the side to beat on women’s EYHL finals weekend

May 4, 2018 | 428 views | Leave a comment

The Irish hockey season reaches its climax at Grange Road, Rathfarnham, this weekend with the EY Champions Trophy, the competition that will decide both the women’s and men’s national champion for the 2017/18 season.

Muckross magic to return to Irish hockey’s top table

Muckross magic to return to Irish hockey’s top table

April 30, 2018 | 719 views | Leave a comment

Muckross’s meteoric rise back up the ranks hit another new high note as they won the women’s EY Hockey League provincial playoffs at the Mardyke, going unbeaten through the weekend

Loreto nick final Champs Trophy spot as Hermes-Monkstown go down fighting

Loreto nick final Champs Trophy spot as Hermes-Monkstown go down fighting

April 29, 2018 | 683 views | Leave a comment

Loreto picked up four points from a possible six to nick the last EY Champions Trophy spot from under the nose Railway Union; Pembroke won for safety, Trinity go into the playoff and Hermes-Monkstown go down

Top and bottom playoff places all up for grabs on final day of EYHL

Top and bottom playoff places all up for grabs on final day of EYHL

April 27, 2018 | 1,023 views | Leave a comment

The battle for the final EY Champions Trophy place and the division of the relegation playoff and automatic relegation spot are the chief points of interest across the final EY Hockey League weekend of the 2017/18 season.

UCD in seventh heaven with yet another title retained

UCD in seventh heaven with yet another title retained

April 22, 2018 | 591 views | Leave a comment

Needing just a point from their final two games, UCD won the women’s EY Hockey League in emphatic fashion, storming to a 7-1 win at Ards to put themselves out of range of Cork Harlequins.

Hockey Ireland forced to switch venues as Bann contractor goes into administration

Hockey Ireland forced to switch venues as Bann contractor goes into administration

April 20, 2018 | 1,303 views | Leave a comment

Crawford Group going into administration has led to the switch of the EY Champions Trophy from Banbridge’s Havelock Park to Grange Road just three weeks ahead of the annual finals weekend.

Alex clean sweep secures wildcard ticket to Cork

Alex clean sweep secures wildcard ticket to Cork

April 16, 2018 | 626 views | Leave a comment

Old Alex made full use of home advantage in the women’s EYHL wildcard playoffs as they secured four wins without conceding in Milltown.

UCD one point away from EYHL title retention

UCD one point away from EYHL title retention

April 15, 2018 | 560 views | Leave a comment

UCD moved another big step closer to retaining the women’s EY Hockey League as their 5-0 win over Hermes-Monkstown in tandem with Cork Harlequins draw against Railway Union leaves nine points between the sides.

UCD on brink of retaining women’s EY Hockey League

UCD on brink of retaining women’s EY Hockey League

April 13, 2018 | 356 views | Leave a comment

UCD can potentially add the EY Hockey League title on Sunday to the Irish Senior Cup title won last Sunday following a 4-0 midweek win over Pembroke.

UCD remain four clear with big win over Railway

UCD remain four clear with big win over Railway

March 26, 2018 | 518 views | Leave a comment

UCD remain four points clear at the top with crucial win over Railway; Cork Quins stay in pursuit as Pegasus move into third on their own; Ards and Loreto tie as Belfast Quins move closer to safety

Trinity hoping to keep run rolling as UCD face Railway rematch

Trinity hoping to keep run rolling as UCD face Railway rematch

March 23, 2018 | 424 views | Leave a comment

An upbeat Trinity will hope their momentum from before the St Patrick’s Day break will not stall their momentum as they make a break for eighth place in the women’s EY Hockey League.

Student sides make the big plays in women’s EYHL

Student sides make the big plays in women’s EYHL

March 11, 2018 | 735 views | Leave a comment

The two student sides had memorable wins with UCD striking late against Pegasus and Trinity seeing off Ards to give their respective targets big boosts; Railway close in on top four as Cork Quins also score late

UCD on brink of EYHL title if they can clip Pegasus’ wings

UCD on brink of EYHL title if they can clip Pegasus’ wings

March 9, 2018 | 503 views | Leave a comment

UCD can take another massive step toward retaining the women’s EY Hockey League title this weekend if they can raid Pegasus on Saturday; here’s the women’s weekend preview with lots of key ties on the agenda

Beast from the East wipes out hockey schedule as Hockey Ireland consider winter alternatives

Beast from the East wipes out hockey schedule as Hockey Ireland consider winter alternatives

March 2, 2018 | 467 views | Leave a comment

All of the weekend’s national and provincial level hockey fixtures have all been postponed; Hockey Ireland, meanwhile, are looking at what can be done toward a winter break; Bann awarded Champs Trophy hosting

Carroll crowns memorable week with Cork Quins winner

Carroll crowns memorable week with Cork Quins winner

February 18, 2018 | 536 views | Leave a comment

UCD consolidated their place at the top as Cork Harlequins won the big tie against Pegasus at the top of the women’s EYHL; Trinity struck late for a draw; Loreto and Railway land 2-0 wins