Pegasus were crowned EY Irish Hockey League regulation season champions for the first time since the competition’s expanded format was introduced after an emphatic 6-0 win over Muckross at the Dub.
Pegasus got the result they needed to win the women’s EYHL title in style; Lisnagarvey took a massive step toward the men’s crown with a big win over Glenanne; here are the big results from the weekend’s action
Pegasus will lift the regulation season EY Irish Hockey League title on Saturday if they can secure the point they need against bottom club Muckross at the Dub.
Muckross won their first ever women’s EY Hockey League match to give their hopes of avoiding relegation a massive boost, winning 2-1 against Ards at Londonderry Park.
Each of the frontline games on the shortened women’s agenda this weekend carry huge importance in both the women’s EY Hockey League, Leinster and Irish Senior Cup.
Queen’s assured themselves of top spot with a 6-0 win over Greenfields as Emily McStea’s hat trick lifted them to 27 points and out of range of Trinity.
Pegasus moved within a point of the women’s EY Hockey League regular season title as their incredible run of form in March saw them win their seventh successive victory on Saturday; the race for fourth also saw a number of twists
Trinity and Queen’s confirmed their place in the final four of the competition with wins over UCC and Corinthian, respectively.
Pegasus extended their lead at the top of the women’s EYHL table as they benefited from Belfast Harlequins’ excellent comeback draw against Loreto; Ards made a big move as Cork Harlequins strengthen their playoff place
Railway Union will look to remain the dominant force in the Jacqui Potter Cup as they bid for their sixth success since 2011 on Sunday against Old Alex.
Pegasus’s brilliant 3-2 win against Loreto saw the lead swap hands at the head of the women’s EY Hockey League as the Ulster side are now the side to beat in the division.
Trinity recorded a big win in Pool A of women’s EYHL2 to keep plenty of intrigue as the initial stage of the competition races to a conclusion over the next month.
Loreto and Pegasus face a potentially season-defining battle at Grange Road as the women’s EY Hockey League’s top two face off.
Trinity and Queen’s University LHC are hoping to raise awareness that hockey is a welcoming sport for the LGBT community with a pre-match initiative next Saturday ahead of their EYHL2 game.
The top three continued their march to the EY Champions Trophy playoffs with Loreto seeing off Ards, Pegasus accounting for Railway Union and UCD beating both Old Alex and Ards over the weekend.
Alex Speers reckons Railway Union will pose a stiff test on Saturday at Malone as Pegasus aim to close the gap at the top of the EY Hockey League table, writes John Flack.
Old Alex got a crucial EYHL victory while Naas got a vital success in Leinster Division One; the top three in the province continue to roll on at pace, meanwhile; here’s a round-up of the women’s weekend action
Denis Pritchard feels his Cork C of I side are just “one or two results away from being a mid-table” side as they face up to a big double weekend in Ulster.
Loreto strengthened their position at the head of women’s EY Hockey League with a hard-fought 3-2 win over in-form Railway Union, moving them four points clear.
Catholic Institute moved within touching distance of the playoff stages of the women’s EY Hockey League Division 2 as they swept to a 3-0 win at Lurgan.