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Six of the best for O’Flanagan as Hermes-Monkstown begin with a bang

Six of the best for O’Flanagan as Hermes-Monkstown begin with a bang

September 24, 2016 | 1,296 views | Leave a comment

Hermes-Monkstown begin with a bang courtesy of Anna O’Flanagan’s half dozen; Railway and UCD also ran up big wins while Cork Harlequins edged out Loreto; Pegasus won the Ulster derby with something to spare

Super second half sees Loreto claim EYHL ticket

Super second half sees Loreto claim EYHL ticket

April 24, 2016 | 2,136 views | Leave a comment

Loreto qualified for next season’s women’s EY Hockey League as a superb second half display saw them overcome Belfast Harlequins at Grange Road 2-0, capping a superb campaign for the Beaufort club.

Loreto and Belfast Harlequins set for EYHL playoff final

Loreto and Belfast Harlequins set for EYHL playoff final

April 23, 2016 | 2,350 views | Leave a comment

Lucy Geddes’ pair of goals powered Belfast Harlequins into the EYHL knock-out final, seeing off Ulster rivals Randalstown 3-1, earning a showdown with Loreto for a place in the EYHL next season; Loreto were 3-1 winners over Lurgan

It’s a knock-out as Loreto hoist Leinster flag amid trio of Ulster sides

It’s a knock-out as Loreto hoist Leinster flag amid trio of Ulster sides

April 22, 2016 | 2,584 views | Leave a comment

The race for promotion to the women’s EY Hockey League reaches a potentially thrilling denouement at Grange Road with four teams battling it out for the one automatic ticket to next season’s national league.

Loreto set to battle Ulster’s triple threat

Loreto set to battle Ulster’s triple threat

April 18, 2016 | 2,946 views | Leave a comment

The women’s EYHL promotion playoffs pits Loreto against Ulster trio Lurgan, Randalstown and Belfast Harlequins after two vastly different round-robin groups in Lisnagarvey and the Merrion Fleet Arena.

Railway and UCD dice for last remaining Champions Trophy place

Railway and UCD dice for last remaining Champions Trophy place

April 15, 2016 | 2,447 views | Leave a comment

Railway or UCD looks to be the main equation on the final day of the women’s EY Hockey League to untangle who will reach the Champions Trophy playoffs while the race to join the elite league begins in earnest.

Glens, Raphoe and Randalstown profit from EYHL playoff shake-up

Glens, Raphoe and Randalstown profit from EYHL playoff shake-up

April 5, 2016 | 3,904 views | Comments (1)

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.

Morrow’s late double ends Queen’s 45-year wait

Morrow’s late double ends Queen’s 45-year wait

April 4, 2016 | 1,398 views | Leave a comment

Queen’s University claimed the women’s Irish Junior Cup for the first time since 1971 as Julie Morrow’s late double saw them get the best of Loreto 3-2 at Belfield.

McGirr shoots gritty Loreto to Jacqui Potter Cup glory

McGirr shoots gritty Loreto to Jacqui Potter Cup glory

March 17, 2016 | 2,439 views | Leave a comment

Jessica McGirr’s single strike, allied to a huge defensive effort, saw Loreto win the Jacqui Potter Cup title for the first time since 2004 as they got the better of national league side Railway Union.

Loreto looking to prove point against Railway

Loreto looking to prove point against Railway

March 16, 2016 | 1,748 views | Leave a comment

Recently crowned Leinster champions Loreto are hoping to make a further statement that they belong at the top table of Irish hockey when they meet Railway Union in the final of the Jacqui Potter Cup on St Patrick’s Day at Grange Road. (2.15pm)

Loreto land title as playoff race ramps up further

Loreto land title as playoff race ramps up further

March 7, 2016 | 2,460 views | Leave a comment

Loreto claimed the women’s Leinster Division One title, a feat they long looked likely to do, on Saturday afternoon but the playoff picture is still as competitive ever with the last few games open to multiple different outcomes.

Key issues up for decision in women’s Division One

Key issues up for decision in women’s Division One

March 3, 2016 | 2,253 views | Leave a comment

Leinster women’s Division One’s big issues are more than likely to be determined this weekend with a double weekend for most teams with the league title, playoff places and relegation positions all potentially nailed down.

Railway end Hermes peerless run with Potter Cup win; McCormack stars for Glens

Railway end Hermes peerless run with Potter Cup win; McCormack stars for Glens

February 24, 2016 | 2,452 views | Comments (3)

Railway Union and Loreto will contest the Jacqui Potter Cup final on St Patrick’s Day after they made it through their respective semi-finals last Sunday; Glenanne beat Muckross 2-0 in the big women’s Leinster Division One tie.

Hermes quickly zoning in on EYHL title; Pegasus look to break winning streak

Hermes quickly zoning in on EYHL title; Pegasus look to break winning streak

February 12, 2016 | 2,384 views | Leave a comment

Hermes dominance over the women’s EY Hockey League is such that they could end the weekend with their rivals needing snookers with five rounds remaining; its a full weekend of ties in the national division while there are five games in Leinster’s top tier, too

O’Donoghue keeps Glens EYHL playoff chances alive

O’Donoghue keeps Glens EYHL playoff chances alive

February 8, 2016 | 2,777 views | Leave a comment

With five homes ties in their last six, Glenanne very much kept alive their challenge for one of the EYHL playoff places as Saoirse O’Donoghue’s double saw them clinch a 3-2 win over Avoca in women’s Leinster Division One.

Trinity to put Loreto and playoff hopes to the test

Trinity to put Loreto and playoff hopes to the test

February 4, 2016 | 2,370 views | Leave a comment

Trinity’s position as EYHL playoff contenders will be given a severe examination on Saturday in women’s Leinster Division One as the latest side to try and break Loreto’s perfect run of form in the province.

Loreto looking biggest scalp yet to EYHL victims

Loreto looking biggest scalp yet to EYHL victims

January 29, 2016 | 2,843 views | Leave a comment

Loreto will look to make it three from three against higher division opposition in the women’s Irish Senior Cup on Saturday when they make the short trip to Belfield to meet UCD in the quarter-finals; women’s weekend preview

Chasing Hermes the aim as EYHL returns

Chasing Hermes the aim as EYHL returns

January 22, 2016 | 2,901 views | Leave a comment

After a five week break, the women’s EY Hockey League returns with many of the sides wondering how they can track down leaders Hermes who blazed a trail before Christmas.

Genesis bring back memories of early 1980s

Genesis bring back memories of early 1980s

January 17, 2016 | 1,556 views | Leave a comment

Genesis moved one step away from their first Leinster Senior Cup final since 1983 with a big 7-0 win over Rathgar at St Raphaela’s as they ran up a surprisingly comfortable win.

Opportunity knocks for Genesis and Rathgar

Opportunity knocks for Genesis and Rathgar

January 15, 2016 | 978 views | Leave a comment

The Jacqui Potter Cup quarter-final draw has produced a series of well-matched ties with clubs with well-established pedigree meeting while Genesis and Rathgar are seeking a rare place in the final four.