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
Who takes the Christmas women’s EY Hockey League number one spot will be determined over the weekend with Loreto and Pegasus continuing their tussle.
A full boat of women’s EY Hockey League and a series of key games in Leinster Division One mark a great weekend of action with plenty of movement on the cards
All the reports, videos and reaction from day six of the women’s EYHL as Loreto and Pegasus made it five wins from six; UCD moved back into third place while Railway got an important win to move away from the bottom spaces
Belfast Harlequins moved into the top three on Wednesday night in their game brought forward from the weekend against Ards, putting them within one point of the leading duo.
The women’s EY Hockey League’s top two showdown at Queen’s on Sunday with Pegasus’ 100% record being put to the test by hot on their heels Loreto.
Check out the highlights of week five of the EY Hockey League produced by KH Hockey Productions
Pegasus continue to set the pace in the women’s EY Hockey League; Loreto and UCD are giving chase while Pembroke and Belfast Harlequins got wins in week four of the competition
Plenty of old friends will meet up at Milltown as Old Alex’s fruitful start to the season sees them host UCD with both sides sitting on six points after two games.
Abbie Russell’s first half double earned UCD a fine win over Loreto; Aine Connery’s hat trick saw Alex continue their good start; Pegasus stay top; Pembroke and Cork Quins off the mark
Queen’s, Corinthian and Monkstown all made it two wins from two while Catholic Institute won their opening tie as women’s EYHL2 heats up.
It’s often said that there’s no substitute for playing and Vanessa Beattie (formerly Surgeoner) is living proof of the old adage, having been forced to take a year out as she bids to recover from injury.
Pegasus and Loreto maintained their perfect starts to the women’s EY Hockey League season with strong wins in Dublin to lead the way in the division at this early stage.
The women’s EY Hockey League’s early phases feature another series of intriguing ties with Pembroke’s second away day to Ulster in succession a highlight.