Women’s IHL

Decorated Railway and UCD aim to seal IHL semi

Decorated Railway and UCD aim to seal IHL semi

March 21, 2014 | 279 views | Leave a comment

Bouyed by their spate of honourees at the IHA Awards, Railway Union will be looking to push through to the semi-finals of the Irish Hockey League along with UCD in Pool A of the women’s Irish Hockey League.

Loreto, Pegasus, Railway and UCD forge ahead in respective women’s IHL groups

Loreto, Pegasus, Railway and UCD forge ahead in respective women’s IHL groups

March 16, 2014 | 927 views | Leave a comment

Big gaps have developed between the top two and the chasers in each of the women’s Irish Hockey League groups with third successive wins for Railway Union, UCD and Pegasus have put them within a point of progression while Loreto are close behind

Pool B the focus in women’s IHL while Trinity aim to end 81-year wait

Pool B the focus in women’s IHL while Trinity aim to end 81-year wait

March 14, 2014 | 746 views | Leave a comment

Three of the four Irish Hockey Leagues, on the face of it, currently offer limited potential intrigue with wedges forming between the top sides and the chasers. Not so in Pool B of the women’s competition which sees plenty of key battles to be played out; women’s weekend preview

Railway continue hoodoo over Hermes as UCD and Pegasus also maintain 100pc IHL records

Railway continue hoodoo over Hermes as UCD and Pegasus also maintain 100pc IHL records

March 9, 2014 | 752 views | Leave a comment

Three of the big guns continued to assert their claims for the playoff places in the women’s Irish Hockey League with UCD, Railway and Pegasus recording strong results; Loreto lose ground though as Pool B shapes up to be a cracker

Railway hoping for more away day glory against Hermes

Railway hoping for more away day glory against Hermes

March 7, 2014 | 656 views | Leave a comment

Home advantage has counted for little this term in the marquee meetings between Railway Union and Hermes in the Leinster league this season as three of the four times they have met has led to an away victory.

Pinder’s maiden goal earns UCD the IHL spoils

Pinder’s maiden goal earns UCD the IHL spoils

March 3, 2014 | 742 views | Leave a comment

UCD squeaked to a narrow 1-0 win over Hermes for the second time this season as Gillian Pinder’s first goal in Collidge colours downed her former club in their opening Irish Hockey League tie at Belfield on Sunday.

Greenfields’ dream dashed by Insta as Loreto pick off huge Harlequins’ comeback

Greenfields’ dream dashed by Insta as Loreto pick off huge Harlequins’ comeback

March 1, 2014 | 962 views | Comments (1)

Greenfields’ debut in the women’s Irish Hockey League saw them score within a minute of tip off but ultimately fell to Cathlolic Institute in Pool A; Loreto came from 2-0 down beat Cork Harlequins while northern sides Pegasus and Ards won big

Greenfields fly flag as Connacht’s first IHL team

Greenfields fly flag as Connacht’s first IHL team

February 28, 2014 | 686 views | Leave a comment

Following a stunning season to date, UCD are very much the team to beat in the women’s Irish Hockey League that gets under way this weekend as Ireland’s top 12 teams battle it out for the top title in the club game.

Full season Irish Hockey League to be debated at pair of forums

Full season Irish Hockey League to be debated at pair of forums

February 20, 2014 | 901 views | Leave a comment

Leinster and Irish hockey will host a couple of forums in the next week that could have a huge effect on the sport’s landscape as the IHA puts forward a proposal for a “full” Irish Hockey League.

IHA announce amendments to IHL schedule

IHA announce amendments to IHL schedule

October 23, 2013 | 737 views | Leave a comment

With the original dates for the Irish Hockey League finals clashing with the Champions Challenge 1, the IHA have brought forward the competition as a whole with the finals set to be played in early April

Double Challenge headache for IHA following FIH/IHL fixture clash

Double Challenge headache for IHA following FIH/IHL fixture clash

August 29, 2013 | 248 views | Comments (3)

The Irish Hockey Association was handed a headache on two fronts this morning following the confirmation of the Champions Challenge I hosting venues by the International Hockey Federation this morning.

Town and Bann set for IHL rematch

Town and Bann set for IHL rematch

August 15, 2013 | 113 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown and Banbridge – the 2012/13 men’s finalists – will meet in the group stages of the Irish Hockey League following confirmation of the groups for the upcoming season’s competition.

Alex finalise 2014 Irish Hockey League line-up

Alex finalise 2014 Irish Hockey League line-up

May 13, 2013 | 199 views | Leave a comment

Old Alex confirmed they will be back in the Irish Hockey League in 2014 as they pulled away from UCC in Garryduff last weekend to claim the 12th and final berth in the competition.

Alex take on UCC for final IHL spot

Alex take on UCC for final IHL spot

May 10, 2013 | 274 views | Leave a comment

Old Alex will aim to pin down qualification for the 2014 edition of the women’s Irish Hockey League this weekend when they take on UCC in Garryduff in the final round of the wildcard playoffs (Saturday, 2pm).

Lightning O’Halloran strikes twice as Railway deny Loreto in IHL final once more

Lightning O’Halloran strikes twice as Railway deny Loreto in IHL final once more

May 5, 2013 | 392 views | Comments (3)

Julia O’Halloran proved the match winner for the second successive women’s Irish Hockey League final as her superbly taken penalty piled on the agony on Loreto for a second successive year.

Railway pile on the agony for UCD; Keegan’s stroke puts Loreto into IHL final

Railway pile on the agony for UCD; Keegan’s stroke puts Loreto into IHL final

May 4, 2013 | 313 views | Leave a comment

Nikki Keegan’s coolly taken silver goal penalty stroke saw Loreto take up the first place in Sunday’s Irish Hockey League final in Grange Road, eventually overhauling a game Ards; Railway Union dismissed UCD on penalties to keep the double shot going

Three Leinster sides set to contest women’s IHL semis

Three Leinster sides set to contest women’s IHL semis

April 28, 2013 | 109 views | Comments (1)

Loreto, Railway Union, UCD and Ards claimed the women’s Irish Hockey League semi-final spots on a dramatic fifth round of group matches in which Ballymoney saw their final four hopes taken away from them

All four semi-final berths still up for grabs in women’s IHL as Loreto strike late

All four semi-final berths still up for grabs in women’s IHL as Loreto strike late

April 21, 2013 | 207 views | Leave a comment

Loreto struck twice in the closing minutes against Pegasus to earn a 3-3 draw that keeps them in pole position in the women’s IHL Pool A; Railway Union, Ballymoney and UCD are also well placed but nothing has been finalised as yet in either group

Six still harbour hopes of emerging from women’s IHL Pool B

Six still harbour hopes of emerging from women’s IHL Pool B

April 19, 2013 | 248 views | Leave a comment

While the women’s Irish Hockey League’s Pool A was initially labelled the ‘Group of Death’, Ards shock win over UCD means Pool B is the most open of the competition with all six sides harbouring hopes of a final four spot.

Small’s double double sees Loreto take IHL front-runner mantle

Small’s double double sees Loreto take IHL front-runner mantle

April 15, 2013 | 157 views | Leave a comment

Loreto remain the only side unbeaten in the women’s Irish Hockey League after they claimed a pair of wins this weekend; Railway and UCD’s double wins brings them back into contention while Hermes and Old Alex registered first wins of the campaign