Women’s IHL

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 | 174 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

Double-IHL weekend set to make or break semi aspirations

Double-IHL weekend set to make or break semi aspirations

April 12, 2013 | 191 views | Leave a comment

The second weekend of this season’s Electric Ireland women’s Irish Hockey League threatens to be the making or breaking of many of the sides as the double-headers can either crush dreams or soar hopes.

Loreto and Pegasus make statements of intent as Ards stun UCD

Loreto and Pegasus make statements of intent as Ards stun UCD

April 7, 2013 | 339 views | Leave a comment

Loreto bounce back to land big win over Railway and launch their IHL campaign in strong fashion; UCD felled by Ards while Hermes and Old Alex also undone by Ulster opposition as Pegasus make statement of intent

West’s awake to new IHL possibility; trio aim to keep 100pc league record in tact

West’s awake to new IHL possibility; trio aim to keep 100pc league record in tact

October 12, 2012 | 565 views | Comments (1)

Connacht President Yvette Quinn has hailed the move to hand the province a first ever entry into the women’s Irish Hockey League as “recognition of the improving standard in the west”; Leinster league action back for round four

Women’s IHL serves up monster grouping

Women’s IHL serves up monster grouping

May 25, 2012 | 460 views | Leave a comment

Arguably the toughest pool in the history of the competition for the 2012/13 season, the women’s Pool A has caused some to wonder whether a different approach to seeding is necessary for the IHL; plus Irish U-16/18 news

YM and Hermes secure IHL berths

YM and Hermes secure IHL berths

May 20, 2012 | 385 views | Comments (1)

Hermes and YMCA needed just one game to negotiate their passage into next season’s Irish Hockey League, after the final day’s play in the men’s and women’s competitions was cancelled.

Times reports Revington to leave Irish job

Times reports Revington to leave Irish job

May 18, 2012 | 141 views | Comments (10)

The Irish Times have reported that Paul Revington is to step down as the Irish men’s senior coach by the end of June, suggesting the IHA will announce the decision in the coming days.

O’Halloran strikes gold as Loreto lament Daly denial

O’Halloran strikes gold as Loreto lament Daly denial

May 6, 2012 | 175 views | Comments (25)

Julia O’Halloran’s 52nd minute smash earned Railway Union their second national title but chaos 13 seconds from the full-time hooter is likely to prove the indelible memory from a nail-biting final

Women’s Irish Hockey League – live

Women’s Irish Hockey League – live

May 6, 2012 | 116 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union and Loreto fight for the fourth women’s Irish Hockey League title at 1.30pm today; follow it live with us here

Women’s IHL semi-finals: Delany puts Railway on track for Loreto final date

Women’s IHL semi-finals: Delany puts Railway on track for Loreto final date

May 5, 2012 | 187 views | Leave a comment

Zara Delany’s sharply taken effort kept Railway Union’s dream of a second IHL title alive, once again frustrating Hermes on final weekend; Nicci Daly netted late to hand Loreto a place in that final, defeating holders Pegasus 1-0

Pegs’ authority tested by Leinster triple threat

Pegs’ authority tested by Leinster triple threat

May 4, 2012 | 166 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus’ recent victory in the EuroHockey Club Champion’s Trophy has raised the stakes with this weekend’s Electric Ireland women’s IHL winner having the added carrot of a first ever place in the elite tier of European club hockey.

Leinster double winners ousted in Limerick

Leinster double winners ousted in Limerick

April 22, 2012 | 193 views | Leave a comment

Loreto, Railway Union and Pegasus joined Hermes in the final four despite none of them picking up a win in round five of the women’s IHL; UCD bowed out with defeat at Catholic Institute

Pegasus and UCD’s fate lies with Hermes

Pegasus and UCD’s fate lies with Hermes

April 20, 2012 | 141 views | Leave a comment

Hermes could hand UCD a huge favour on the final day of the women’s IHL group phase should they get the better of reigning champions Pegasus; Railway and Loreto can advance if they win their respective ties

Hermes through while Railway and Loreto tie

Hermes through while Railway and Loreto tie

April 16, 2012 | 132 views | Leave a comment

Hermes became the first side to ensure progression to the women’s IHL semi-finals while Pegasus leap-frogged UCD; in Pool B, Railway and Loreto hold the top spots but Ballymoney closed the gap with a big win over Lurgan

Hermes and Railway progress IHL playoff hopes

Hermes and Railway progress IHL playoff hopes

November 27, 2011 | 118 views | Leave a comment

Hermes became the first side to beat UCD this season as Audrey O’Flynn’s drag-flick on the stroke of half-time proved vital; Railway Union meanwhile kept their perfect IHL record going when they smashed UCC

Hermes and UCD vye for IHL Pool A top spot

Hermes and UCD vye for IHL Pool A top spot

November 25, 2011 | 732 views | Leave a comment

Hermes have an almost instant chance of revenge against UCD in the refixed Irish Hockey League clash, aiming to slow the rising juggernaut which has laid waste to virtually every challenge in their path to date.

Pegasus set to challenge UCD credentials

Pegasus set to challenge UCD credentials

November 4, 2011 | 598 views | Comments (1)

Unbeaten in the Leinster league and intervarsities retained, UCD can well and truly announce themselves on the national stage on Saturday evening on the Malone Road as they travel to Belfast to play national champs Pegasus.

Pembroke, YM, Town and Loreto push on in IHL

Pembroke, YM, Town and Loreto push on in IHL

October 31, 2011 | 103 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke and YMCA picked up wins to move into the top half of the men’s IHL Pool B with Lisnagarvey; Monkstown stay top of Pool A but Glenanne came a cropper; Loreto storm to second victory but Alex undone by Pegasus

Rivals return puts Leinster pair on edge

Rivals return puts Leinster pair on edge

October 28, 2011 | 461 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers’ first game on home turf since their return to the Irish Hockey League sees them face a critical date against Pembroke Wanderers with defeat likely to put huge pressure on either side to qualify for the playoffs.

Bonus points abound as women’s IHL begins with one-sided results

Bonus points abound as women’s IHL begins with one-sided results

October 17, 2011 | 65 views | Leave a comment

A day of big wins, five sides got off to the perfect start with bonus point wins in the women’s IHL. Loreto, Hermes, Railway Union and UCD were all among them while Pegasus were pushed all the way by Catholic Institute