Women’s IHL

Trinity land maiden women’s EYHL victory at Santry

Trinity land maiden women’s EYHL victory at Santry

October 9, 2017 | 840 views | Leave a comment

The Santry Avenue students edged out Pembroke to land an important win; UCD bounced back in style while no team has a perfect record anymore after Cork Harlequins, Ards and Pegasus all drew

Potential new women’s EYHL order attempt to back up their credentials

Potential new women’s EYHL order attempt to back up their credentials

October 7, 2017 | 529 views | Leave a comment

With last season’s top two both losing on opening day, the second day of the women’s EY Hockey League will help give a good idea of whether a new order is developing and who can emerge from the pack.

Quins end UCD’s 20-game unbeaten run in women’s EYHL

Quins end UCD’s 20-game unbeaten run in women’s EYHL

October 1, 2017 | 807 views | Leave a comment

Cork Harlequins came from a goal down to beat UCD and end their incredible unbeaten run in the women’s EYHL; Ulster trio win their ties against Leinster outfits as Loreto and Railway draw

The season starts here: UCD the ones to catch in women’s EYHL

The season starts here: UCD the ones to catch in women’s EYHL

September 29, 2017 | 1,145 views | Leave a comment

To be a great champion, teams need great rivals. For UCD last season, while they won the three national titles on offer, it was the close margins that made their success so significant last season.

Pembroke – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

Pembroke – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

September 29, 2017 | 579 views | Comments (1)

Along with Belfast Harlequins, Pembroke have made probably the most exciting additions during the summer and they will be one of the sides to watch

UCD – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

UCD – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

September 28, 2017 | 649 views | Comments (1)

The (almost) all-conquering champions will take the field for the new season as one of the clear favourites for the three national titles this time around

Trinity – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

Trinity – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

September 28, 2017 | 552 views | Leave a comment

Trinity moved up to the EY Hockey League for the first time in a blaze of glory following an immaculate season, winning the Leinster league unbeaten, adding the Jacqui Potter Shield and, eventually, the promotion playoffs

Railway Union – Women’s EY Hockey League

Railway Union – Women’s EY Hockey League

September 28, 2017 | 588 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union will look to close the gap to the top four following a fifth place finish last season, seven points off the playoff places, and a Jacqui Potter Cup success.

Pegasus – Women’s EY Hockey League

Pegasus – Women’s EY Hockey League

September 28, 2017 | 602 views | Leave a comment

The arrival of Shirley McCay, Irish women’s sport’s most capped player, from Ulster Elks is one of the moves of the summer and gives Pegasus a hugely experienced operator and leader

Loreto – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

Loreto – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

September 28, 2017 | 498 views | Leave a comment

After a slow start to last season with one win in their first five games, the Beaufort side finished with four straight wins to cap a fine regular season.

Hermes-Monkstown – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

Hermes-Monkstown – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

September 28, 2017 | 670 views | Comments (1)

A big turnover in players over the summer will see a lot of youth get their chance this year as Hermes-Monkstown look to consolidate and rebuild.

Cork Harlequins – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

Cork Harlequins – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

September 28, 2017 | 509 views | Comments (1)

A third place finish in the EYHL and an Irish Senior Cup final showed real progression for the Cork side last year and they will look to build further on that with a settled side for 2017/18

Belfast Harlequins – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

Belfast Harlequins – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

September 28, 2017 | 528 views | Comments (1)

Belfast Harlequins are very excited abut the upcoming season with the new signings and returning players with Irish internationals Lizzie Colvin and Zoe Wilson certainly the ones to catch the eye.

Ards – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

Ards – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

September 28, 2017 | 541 views | Comments (1)

Ards enjoyed a streaky season last time around, losing their first three before winning four in-a-row, a run of results that ultimately meant they ended up safe in mid-table without any major threat of relegation or a playoff spot.

Progress made but second week of EYHL fixtures cancelled due to umpiring impasse

Progress made but second week of EYHL fixtures cancelled due to umpiring impasse

September 20, 2017 | 837 views | Comments (1)

The EY Hockey League’s scheduled fixtures will not go ahead once again despite significant progress between the Irish Hockey Umpires Association and Hockey Ireland’s EYHL Working Group.

McCay makes switch to Pegasus from Elks

McCay makes switch to Pegasus from Elks

September 4, 2017 | 901 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s most capped sportswoman Shirley McCay has joined Pegasus from the Ulster Elks. The 29-year-old, who won her 250th Irish cap at last month’s EuroHockey championship, has opted to play in the EY Hockey League after the Elks’ relegation last season.

IHL Division 2 to be introduced in 2018/19 season

IHL Division 2 to be introduced in 2018/19 season

August 10, 2017 | 2,047 views | Leave a comment

Hockey Ireland has announced that a second division of the Irish Hockey League will be introduced in the 2018/19, running in conjunction with the provincial leagues.

Belfast Quins sign up international duo

Belfast Quins sign up international duo

July 3, 2017 | 722 views | Leave a comment

Belfast Harlequins have made a massive declaration of intent, writes John Flack, by signing Irish internationals Lizzie Colvin and Zoe Wilson to boost their chances of becoming the leading Ulster side in next season’s EY Hockey League.

Ferris retires from first team hockey after glittering career

Ferris retires from first team hockey after glittering career

May 10, 2017 | 1,508 views | Leave a comment

Suzanne Ferris has announced her retirement from first-team hockey after an illustrious career, spanning more than two decades with Belfast Harlequins and Pegasus during which she won every local and national trophy, writes John Flack

Belfast Quins retain place in women’s EYHL

Belfast Quins retain place in women’s EYHL

May 2, 2017 | 582 views | Leave a comment

Belfast Harlequins retained their place in the women’s EY Hockey League as they got the best of under-strength Ulster rivals Lurgan 3-1 on Sunday morning in the promotion-relegation playoff.