Women’s IHL

UCD – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

UCD – Women’s EY Hockey League preview

September 28, 2017 | 627 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 | 546 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 | 579 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 | 597 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 | 490 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 | 656 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 | 500 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 | 518 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 | 522 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 | 833 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 | 895 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 | 2,034 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 | 718 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 | 1,466 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 | 574 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.

Shoot-out queen Cassin closes out UCD’s treble season

Shoot-out queen Cassin closes out UCD’s treble season

April 30, 2017 | 869 views | Leave a comment

UCD completed a perfect season as Clodagh Cassin’s perfect shoot-out record saw them edge out Hermes-Monkstown to yet another title at Grange Road.

Hermes-Monkstown ease past injury-hit Harlequins

Hermes-Monkstown ease past injury-hit Harlequins

April 29, 2017 | 580 views | Leave a comment

Hermes-Monkstown eased into the women’s EY Champions Trophy final courtesy of a 6-2 win over Cork Harlequins who suffered badly in the absence of their international stars.

Cassin keeps UCD’s treble chances going with shoot-out win

Cassin keeps UCD’s treble chances going with shoot-out win

April 29, 2017 | 647 views | Leave a comment

Clodagh Cassin kept out four shoot-outs to keep UCD in line for a potential treble as they snuck past Loreto after a scoreless first semi-final at Grange Road.

UCD on precipice of incredible treble ahead of high quality women’s EYHL finals weekend

UCD on precipice of incredible treble ahead of high quality women’s EYHL finals weekend

April 28, 2017 | 868 views | Leave a comment

The women’s EYHL season reaches its denouement with UCD facing Loreto while Hermes-Monkstown take on Cork Harlequins while Sunday sees the finals and the promotion/relegation playoff tie

Scully hails defensive rigidity as Trinity fight back to win EY playoffs

Scully hails defensive rigidity as Trinity fight back to win EY playoffs

April 23, 2017 | 1,039 views | Leave a comment

Trinity battled their way through to promotion to the EY Hockey League courtesy as they topped the Provincial Round-Robin series at Grange Road, leaping over Lurgan with a 2-0 win over Old Alex in the final game of the competition.