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.
Railway Union jumped up three places in the women’s EY Hockey League with a huge 5-1 away win over Belfast Harlequins as Zara Delany netted a hat trick; Pegasus and Loreto also won while Cork Harlequins had a strong victory at Old Alex
The dicing for fourth position in the women’s EYHL goes into full effect on Saturday with six sides currently covered by just four points at the halfway stage of the campaign.
Dramatic goals in the last two minutes at both Grange Road and Belfield saw Loreto and Pegasus swap places at the top of the women’s EY Hockey League at the halfway stage.
All the action in the women’s EY Hockey League set to go ahead this weekend will take place on Sunday as the national division emerges from its winter break.
With temperatures dropping, it has probably worked in the women’s EYHL’s favour that the national side is in Spain playing four test matches with plenty of games in Ireland likely to fall foul of the weather conditions
Catholic Institute, Trinity, UCC and Lurgan made the big moves to complete the pre-Christmas phase of the women’s EY Hockey League Division 2 which is now at the halfway point.
Christine O’Shea’s 20th minute goal saw Limerick’s Catholic Institute end the weekend as the only side in the women’s EY Hockey League with a 100% record of the four that existed on Friday.
Pegasus will hold a two-point advantage at the head of the women’s EY Hockey League until February as their late 3-1 win over Muckross saw them steal a march on rivals Loreto; Cork Quins also made a key move with victory over UCD
Pegasus moved clear of Loreto at the head of the women’s EYHL as draws abounded; Kilkeel beat EYHL opposition as Cork C of I survived a scare at Garryduff; here’s the Saturday round-up