Women’s IHL

Havelock to host EY Champions Trophy finals

Havelock to host EY Champions Trophy finals

February 8, 2016 | 819 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge will host the maiden EY Hockey League Champions Trophy, the new name for the end of season playoffs, on April 30 and May 1 at their Havelock Park home.

EYHL playoff places the focus as Pembroke play Pegasus

EYHL playoff places the focus as Pembroke play Pegasus

February 5, 2016 | 756 views | Leave a comment

While one of the women’s EYHL playoff places is all but boxed off for Hermes, the race for the guaranteed second and third place from the league is hotting up with as many as six teams still holding an interest.

Ards bounce back out of relegation playoff place; Pembroke into fourth; Hermes keep on winning

Ards bounce back out of relegation playoff place; Pembroke into fourth; Hermes keep on winning

February 1, 2016 | 835 views | Leave a comment

Three refixed matches took place in the last week in the women’s EYHL with Ards moving up to eighth place, Pembroke went into fourth while Hermes made it 11 wins from 11 games to move quickly ever closer to a European spot

Pegasus and Railway strengthen playoff ambitions as Hermes’ perfect run continues

Pegasus and Railway strengthen playoff ambitions as Hermes’ perfect run continues

January 24, 2016 | 1,189 views | Leave a comment

As the race for the three EYHL playoff places hots up, Pegasus made it a stunning six wins from seven games while Railway stay second with a 3-0 win in Cork; Hermes continued their perfect run while UCC and Pembroke also won on day 11 of the league

Chasing Hermes the aim as EYHL returns

Chasing Hermes the aim as EYHL returns

January 22, 2016 | 1,441 views | Leave a comment

After a five week break, the women’s EY Hockey League returns with many of the sides wondering how they can track down leaders Hermes who blazed a trail before Christmas.

Hermes nine from nine to lead by nine in women’s EYHL; UCD and Pegasus on the rise

Hermes nine from nine to lead by nine in women’s EYHL; UCD and Pegasus on the rise

December 20, 2015 | 1,311 views | Leave a comment

Hermes completed the first phase of the women’s EY Hockey League season with another significant victory over their nearest rival, Railway Union; Pegasus and UCD move into top four while UCC return surprise win over Cork Harlequins

Railway hoping to close gap on runaway Hermes

Railway hoping to close gap on runaway Hermes

December 18, 2015 | 1,018 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 | 1,216 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 | 1,383 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 | 1,082 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 | 950 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 | 2,152 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 | 2,667 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 | 2,703 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 | 2,438 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 | 2,027 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 | 1,394 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 | 1,366 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 | 1,266 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 | 777 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.