Jill Poots has been appointed as the new executive manager of Ulster Hockey by province’s management board, formally taking up the role on August 28
Hockey Ireland has deferred plans to change its affiliation fees structure to the 2018 AGM following a decision made at a board meeting just prior to last Sunday’s AGM.
The Hockey Ireland AGM will take place on Sunrday, May 21 at 11.30am in the Talbot Hotel in Stillorgan with an overhaul of the current level of affiliation fees for the following season set to be overhauled.
In conjunction with the EY Hockey League Working Group, the Hook ran a survey to gather opinions on how people felt about the national league following its first two seasons.
Lurgan holds the aces in the women’s EY round-robin series for promotion to the national league following back-to-back wins at Grange Road, beating Greenfields 3-0 and, crucially, Trinity 3-2.
Banbridge claimed the EYHL title as they stayed ahead of Three Rock Rovers on goal difference as they ran up big wins over Railway Union and Instonians; UCD are destined for the relegation playoff while Monkstown rubber-stamped down the fourth Champions Trophy place
Cookstown and Annadale will battle it out for the automatic promotion place, guaranteeing an Ulster side will replace Instonians in the EY Hockey League for the 2017/18 season.
Trinity and Old Alex form the two-pronged Leinster bid for a place in the EY Hockey League as the second phase of the provincial playoffs this weekend will produce an automatically promoted side to the national competition.
Trinity Hockey will host the inaugural Wheeler Plate match between the Ladies alumni President’s XI and current students XI on April 21 at 4.30pm in College Park.
UCD won the women’s EYHL with a late Lena Tice winner vs Hermes-Monkstown; Banbridge and TRR kept on winning in the men’s EYHL; here’s the Saturday round-up
After a couple of months of anticipation, the wait is finally over as Hermes-Monkstown face UCD in the showdown to decide the women’s EY Hockey League regular season champion with the first European spot on the line.
Loreto High School Beaufort and Loreto Hockey Club have placed an application for a sports capital grant to resurface their hockey pitch.
Three Rock extended their lead at the top of the men’s EY league; Hermes-Monkstown took the advantage going into the final day of the women’s EY league; here’s today’s results round-up
On a low-key end to the season, Genesis were the one side to make a move on the final day of the campaign as their 4-1 win saw them jump ahead of Corinthian in the rankings into sixth place.
Clontarf completed the Leinster sides to contest the EY Hockey League promotion playoffs, breaking into the top three on the last day of the season for a second successive season.
Catholic Institute, Belvedere and North Down were crowned champions of their respective national titles; leaders Bann, TRR and Garvey and Hermes-Monkstown and UCD continued their title pushes
In conjunction with the EY Hockey League Working Group, the Hook is ran a survey to get feedback on the current structures relating to the national and regional leagues. Here is a snap-shot of some of the views
In conjunction with the EY Hockey League Working Group, the Hook is running a survey to get feedback on the current structures relating to the national and regional leagues. We will post some of the views expressed on each of the questions in the next few days.
Railway Union eased to their fourth Jacqui Potter Cup title since 2011 with a facile win over a UCD side short their international stars, winning out 7-0 at Grange Road.
** In conjunction with the EY Hockey League Working Group, the Hook is running a survey to get feedback on the current structures relating to the national and regional leagues. We will post some of the views expressed on each of the questions in the next few days.