Women’s IHL

Railway hoping to close gap on runaway Hermes

Railway hoping to close gap on runaway Hermes

December 18, 2015 | 1,016 views | Leave a comment

First versus second in the women’s EY Hockey League as Railway Union will look to start making inroads in Hermes six point lead at the top of the table going into the winter break.

Pegasus, Quins and UCD make the big moves

Pegasus, Quins and UCD make the big moves

December 13, 2015 | 1,213 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union and Ulster Elks were unable to close the gap significantly on the inactive Hermes at the top of the women’s EY Hockey League; their match at UCC was postponed. UCD, Cork Harelquins and Pegasus narrowed the gap to the playoff places

Derby day for Railway and Pembroke in playoff pursuit

Derby day for Railway and Pembroke in playoff pursuit

December 11, 2015 | 1,316 views | Leave a comment

Derby day for Railway Union and Pembroke as the Dublin 4 rivals meet in an important tie in the women’s EYHL playoff race with both sides currently in the top four; weekend preview

Magnificent eighth win for Hermes; Railway and Quins moving on up as Desmond strikes

Magnificent eighth win for Hermes; Railway and Quins moving on up as Desmond strikes

December 6, 2015 | 1,075 views | Leave a comment

Hermes retained their seven point lead over the chasers with a 5-1 win over the pack in the women’s EY league; Railway are second after their win over Pegasus while Cork Harlequins beat Ards; Ulster Elks v Greenfields and UCC against UCD were cancelled due to Storm Desmond

Race for women’s EY playoff places a key concern

Race for women’s EY playoff places a key concern

December 4, 2015 | 949 views | Leave a comment

The women’s EY Hockey League is set for plenty of mid-table jostling as round eight arrives with the main battle appearing to be the race for the second and third guaranteed end of season playoff place the target

Hermes create seven point gap; Pembroke and Pegasus the big winners on double weekend

Hermes create seven point gap; Pembroke and Pegasus the big winners on double weekend

November 22, 2015 | 2,141 views | Leave a comment

Hermes beat two of their closest rivals to build an imposing seven point lead over the chasers in the women’s EY Hockey League after just seven rounds of matches; Pembroke and Pegasus were double winners as all the other top half sides lost ground

Hermes make it five from five; Elks, Quins, UCD and Pegasus win, too

Hermes make it five from five; Elks, Quins, UCD and Pegasus win, too

November 15, 2015 | 2,657 views | Leave a comment

Hermes maintained their two-point lead at the top of the women’s EY Hockey League with a dramatic 3-2 win over title rivals Railway Union in a thrilling tussle at Park Avenue; Elks stay second while Pegasus, UCD and Cork Harlequins also won on day five

Railway and Hermes face off in biggest battle of women’s EYHL to date

Railway and Hermes face off in biggest battle of women’s EYHL to date

November 13, 2015 | 2,630 views | Leave a comment

Battle royale at Park Avenue as Railway Union and Hermes show down in the biggest match of the women’s EY Hockey League season to date; it is part of a lively weekend with Muckross and Loreto facing off in Leinster and the Irish Junior Cup also getting under way

Hermes out on their own as Railway and Ulster Elks draw on day four

Hermes out on their own as Railway and Ulster Elks draw on day four

November 8, 2015 | 2,425 views | Leave a comment

Hermes stand alone at the top of the EY Hockey League rankings for the first time after their two nearest rivals – Railway Union and Ulster Elks – both drew in round four of the competition.

UCD and Elks provide international flavour to big EYHL contest

UCD and Elks provide international flavour to big EYHL contest

November 6, 2015 | 1,964 views | Leave a comment

After the Irish Senior Cup hostilities and an Irish international series, the women’s EY Hockey League clicks back into gear this Saturday with the race for the playoff places revving up in intensity.

Five-star Hermes run up imposing win over Ards

Five-star Hermes run up imposing win over Ards

October 4, 2015 | 1,376 views | Leave a comment

Hermes, Ulster Elks and Railway Union all retained their 100% records in the women’s EY Hockey League with emphatic victories on Saturday, all making it two wins from two.

Women’s EY contenders to reveal their hand on day two

Women’s EY contenders to reveal their hand on day two

October 2, 2015 | 1,294 views | Leave a comment

After a thrilling opening weekend in the women’s EY Hockey League, the main contenders will be looking to soon emerge from the pack and reveal their hand as potential title winners.

Alexander on the double to stun Pegasus in women’s EY league

Alexander on the double to stun Pegasus in women’s EY league

September 27, 2015 | 1,249 views | Leave a comment

Ards’s Sara Alexander netted twice in the closing few minutes to cap an amazing comeback from 3-0 down to tie 3-3 with Pegasus on the first day of the women’s EY Hockey League; Railway, UCD, Ulster Elks and UCC also won on the first day of action

Pegasus smash and grab their second women’s IHL title as Loreto rue missed chances

Pegasus smash and grab their second women’s IHL title as Loreto rue missed chances

April 12, 2015 | 775 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus snatched their second Irish Hockey League title from Loreto’s grasp as their cool heads in the shoot-out and defensive resilience saw them win out at Grange Road.

Pegasus and Loreto both move within a step of a second IHL title with one-goal wins

Pegasus and Loreto both move within a step of a second IHL title with one-goal wins

April 11, 2015 | 791 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus and Loreto will meet in the women’s Irish Hockey League final as they got the better of UCD and Hermes, respectively, in their semi-finals at Grange Road, winning in two extremely close ties

O’Flanagan a big doubt for UCD’s IHL retention bid

O’Flanagan a big doubt for UCD’s IHL retention bid

April 10, 2015 | 759 views | Leave a comment

Former champions UCD, Pegasus and Loreto along with Hermes will all be hoping to land Irish Hockey League glory this weekend at Grange Road in what is the highlight of the annual club season.

Ulster Hockey announce SGM on IHL position

Ulster Hockey announce SGM on IHL position

March 13, 2015 | 1,633 views | Comments (1)

The Ulster Hockey Union has convened a special general meeting on Wednesday, March 25 to vote on where the province stands on the Irish Hockey League with two proposals on the table.

Loreto and UCD complete IHL semi-final line-up

Loreto and UCD complete IHL semi-final line-up

March 1, 2015 | 644 views | Comments (1)

Jessica McGirr and Niamh Small’s stunning strikes saw Loreto top Irish Hockey League Pool B as they powered the Beaufort side to a 3-1 win, eliminating Ards, while UCD also made it through; Pegasus top their group on goal difference from Hermes

Two from three as IHL Pool B reaches epic finale

Two from three as IHL Pool B reaches epic finale

February 27, 2015 | 1,118 views | Leave a comment

Loreto, UCD and Ards are facing to an epic close to the group phase of the women’s Irish Hockey League with all battling it out for the two semi-final spots on offer with plenty of permutations to play out.

Hermes and Pegasus sew up IHL Pool A; Loreto, UCD and Ards to tussle for finals tickets in Pool B

Hermes and Pegasus sew up IHL Pool A; Loreto, UCD and Ards to tussle for finals tickets in Pool B

February 8, 2015 | 640 views | Leave a comment

Hermes and Pegasus confirmed their place in the final four of the women’s IHL with a game to spare following their respective wins over Ballymoney and Lurgan; Loreto and UCD currently occupy the playoff places in Pool B after their vastly different wins over the weekend but, with Ards breathing down their neck