Clontarf stormed back into Leinster Division One as they produced an excellent performance at Whitechurch Park on Sunday with Our Lady’s dropping back to Division Two.
YMCA and Corinthian look set to be the two leading lights to push for promotion out of Leinster Division One and onward to the men’s EY Hockey League playoffs this season.
UCD produced a huge defensive effort to go with early goals from David Nolan and Jeremy Duncan to set up a rematch with Instonians for a place in next season’s EY Hockey League. James Dowling’s first half hat trick saw Instonians ease through ahead of Bandon
The men’s EY Hockey League provincial playoff knock-out finals promise to offer a series of high octane battles in pursuit of a coveted place in the national EY Hockey League.
Clontarf, Instonians, UCD and Bandon took their place in the final four of the men’s EY Hockey League promotion playoffs after a dramatic set of group stages at the Merrion Fleet Arena and at Comber Road.
Glenanne, Pembroke and Three Rock’s Champions Trophy chances along with the fate of Annadale, Cookstown and Cork C of I are the remaining bones of contention on the final weekend of the inaugural men’s EYHL regular season.
The line-up for the EYHL promotion playoffs was confirmed today in the wake of withdrawals from the process by Kilkeel on the men’s side and Catholic Institute and Dublin University on the women’s.
Clontarf secured their place in the EY Hockey League promotion playoffs as they got the win they needed to stave off the threat of YMCA for the third and final berth from Leinster.
Lisnagarvey stand on the precipice of the inaugural EY Hockey League with a potential win over bottom placed Annadale on Saturday putting them over the line with three games to go.
UCD confirmed their place in the EY Hockey League places while YMCA just about kept their chances alive with a last ditch goal against Clontarf.
Clontarf and YMCA’s EYHL promotion playoff hopes reach critical mass this Saturday with both probably battling it out for the third place from Leinster’s Division 1A; Kilkenny face a big ask if they are to end their final hoodoo in the Irish Trophy final
It’s derby day across the island with three in-province showdowns taking place in the men’s EY Hockey League with Glenanne and Three Rock Rovers meeting in a key game in the playoff race.
Corinthian claimed the Leinster men’s Division One title with plenty to spare, allowing them to focus on the labyrinthine EY promotion playoff phases.
Corinthian are pretty much assured of the first EY Hockey League playoff place from men’s Leinster Division 1A after they recorded their fourth win from five games to date last Saturday with a 1-0 win over Clontarf.
Men’s Leinster Division 1A’s race for the three tickets to EYHL playoffs took a significant turn last night with UCD recording a 4-1 win over YMCA on a bitterly cold night in Milltown.
Corinthian and Clontarf strengthened their hold on two of three tickets to the EY Hockey League playoffs with wins over YMCA and Avoca, respectively, in Leinster Division 1A.
Reigning champions Corinthian will play Pembroke in the Mills Cup final following their respective wins over YMCA and Three Rock Rovers this week, setting up a showdown on St Patrick’s Day at Grange Road; Leinster league round-up
Two goals in the last four minutes saw Clontarf deny Corinthian a third victory in succession in Leinster Division 1A in the most dramatic fashion on Tuesday evening.
The men’s EY Hockey League returns after a seven week winter break with the top two, Lisnagarvey and Monkstown, locking horns in the undoubted highlight; it is part of a promising day 10 of the national league
Clontarf and Corinthian took the early advantage in the men’s Leinster Division 1A with their victories over UCD and Avoca, respectively, as the business end of the season began in earnest.