Women’s IHL

UCD and Elks provide international flavour to big EYHL contest

UCD and Elks provide international flavour to big EYHL contest

November 6, 2015 | 1,898 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 | 1,367 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 | 1,226 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 | 1,238 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 | 769 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 | 786 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 | 750 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 | 1,627 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 | 635 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 | 1,025 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 | 636 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

UCD fall foul of registration rules but still remain in honours mix despite points deduction

UCD fall foul of registration rules but still remain in honours mix despite points deduction

February 6, 2015 | 1,497 views | Leave a comment

At times, it would seem UCD’s toughest challenge this year for top honours appears to be registration rules. The Belfielders would have gone top on Thursday evening thanks to a high octane 2-1 win over Loreto but for a registration issue while they have also bee docked IHL points

Pegasus and Hermes make big inroads; UCD all but through in IHL Pool B

Pegasus and Hermes make big inroads; UCD all but through in IHL Pool B

November 30, 2014 | 649 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus pulled off a great 3-1 win over Railway Union to stay in prime position with Hermes to progress from Pool A of the women’s Irish Hockey League; UCD are all but through to the final four as they beat nearest rivals Loreto 1-0

Tight-knit women’s IHL groups set for big showdowns

Tight-knit women’s IHL groups set for big showdowns

November 28, 2014 | 1,051 views | Leave a comment

It’s moving weekend in the women’s Irish Hockey League with victory in round three of the competition likely to see the race for semi-final places move closer to finding a resolution; full weekend of division one ties also on the agenda

Five sides still in Pool A contention; Loreto and UCD lead way in Pool B

Five sides still in Pool A contention; Loreto and UCD lead way in Pool B

November 2, 2014 | 640 views | Leave a comment

Pool A of the women’s IHL is bubbling along nicely with five teams covered by just two points; Loreto and UCD have built a four-point lead at the top of Pool B following their second successive wins, seeing off Ulster Elks and Cork Harlequins respectively

Classic showdown for Pegasus and Hermes

Classic showdown for Pegasus and Hermes

October 31, 2014 | 1,178 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus host Hermes in one of the classic battles in women’s hockey in Ireland in what could be a pivotal battle in Pool A of the Irish Hockey League; with three Leinster league games and a full IHL schedule, it is yet another busy weekend of women’s hockey

Hermes make major statement with Railway win on women’s IHL opening day

Hermes make major statement with Railway win on women’s IHL opening day

October 12, 2014 | 953 views | Leave a comment

Hermes were spectacular 3-0 winners over Railway Union to start this year’s women’s IHL with a bang; UCD shaded Ards, Pegasus bettered Ballymoney while there were also wins for Lurgan, Cork Harlequins and Loreto

Rinse-repeat the target for UCD in Ards rematch as women’s IHL tips off

Rinse-repeat the target for UCD in Ards rematch as women’s IHL tips off

October 10, 2014 | 558 views | Leave a comment

The women’s Irish Hockey League returns with a bang this weekend with local derbies and clashes of major contenders on the opening weekend of the elite club competition in Ireland.

IHL decision: clubs vote in favour of single tier, full-season Irish Hockey League

IHL decision: clubs vote in favour of single tier, full-season Irish Hockey League

October 5, 2014 | 1,843 views | Comments (4)

Hockey will enter a new era on the island next September with the introduction of a season-long Irish Hockey League for the first time, following the IHA EGM vote in the Stillorgan Park Hotel.

Quorum achieved for IHL expansion EGM but engaging clubs remains tough ask

Quorum achieved for IHL expansion EGM but engaging clubs remains tough ask

October 2, 2014 | 818 views | Comments (2)

For the Irish Hockey Association, the first concern over the proposed expansion of the Irish Hockey League has been passed but a low turnout at the LHA forum on Monday evening suggests that clubs are struggling to engage with the proposal