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Wallace to meet Sullivan Upper in Ulster’s Burney Cup final

Wallace to meet Sullivan Upper in Ulster’s Burney Cup final

March 14, 2019 | 111 views | Leave a comment

Wallace High kept on course for a rare Ulster schoolboy hockey double success on Wednesday when they defeated Banbridge Academy 4-1 at Lisnagarvey to book their place in the John Minnis Estate Agents Burney Cup final, writes John Flack.

Bann’s sight of relief as they land fourth successive final

Bann’s sight of relief as they land fourth successive final

February 14, 2019 | 178 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge Academy heaved a collective sigh of relief after reaching their fourth Belfast Telegraph Ulster schoolgirls’ Senior Cup final in a row on Wednesday when they defeated Strathearn 1-0 to earn a date with Ballyclare High in the final at Lisnagarvey on March 6.

Lyndsey steps out of Shirley’s shadow in Ulster Senior Cup win

Lyndsey steps out of Shirley’s shadow in Ulster Senior Cup win

January 2, 2019 | 476 views | Leave a comment

Omagh captain Lyndsey McCay stepped out of the shadow of her big sister to complete a notable family double last Saturday (December 29) when she lifted the Ulster Senior Cup following a 2-0 win over Raphoe in an entertaining final at Stormont.

Four-star Bann win Kirk Cup over Annadale

Four-star Bann win Kirk Cup over Annadale

December 27, 2018 | 420 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge were comfortable 4-1 winners over EYHL rivals Annadale in the St Stephen’s Day Kirk Cup final at Lisnagarvey

Pegasus win record-breaking 29th Shield title, defying Harlequins’ big comeback

Pegasus win record-breaking 29th Shield title, defying Harlequins’ big comeback

December 27, 2018 | 237 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus lifted the Denman Ulster Shield for a record-breaking 29th time on Wednesday when they defeated Belfast Harlequins 4-3 in a penalty shootout after a 2-2 draw following a dramatic final at Lisnagarvey.

Big guns back to contest Ulster showpiece final

Big guns back to contest Ulster showpiece final

December 22, 2018 | 414 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge and Annadale will face off in the Kirk Cup final on St Stephen’s Day as the big EYHL guns return to the showpiece Ulster competition after a couple of years absence

Pegasus and Belfast Quins showdown in Denman Shield final

Pegasus and Belfast Quins showdown in Denman Shield final

December 22, 2018 | 311 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus will start as strong favourites to lift the prestigious Denman Ulster Shield on St Stephen’s Day at Stormont but coach Greg Thompson won’t be underestimating local rivals Belfast Harlequins.

Chambers boys unlock secrets of success for Wallace HS

Chambers boys unlock secrets of success for Wallace HS

December 13, 2018 | 140 views | Leave a comment

Wallace High School were crowned McCullough Cup winners for the fifth time after defeating holders Sullivan Upper 3-2 on penalties following a 2-2 draw in a thrilling final at Lisnagarvey on Wednesday

Tumilty hails Bann young guns as they reach Kirk Cup final

Tumilty hails Bann young guns as they reach Kirk Cup final

November 21, 2018 | 409 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge coach Mark Tumilty hailed his young guns, who came from a goal down to book their place in the St Stephen’s Day Cup final with a hard-fought 3-2 win over Lisnagarvey on Sunday in Belfast

Cookstown welcome Holcombe and Pembroke for Cheevers tournament

Cookstown welcome Holcombe and Pembroke for Cheevers tournament

September 13, 2018 | 488 views | Leave a comment

There will be a festival of hockey at Cookstown this weekend as some of the best teams in Ireland and England come to Steelweld Park to compete for the annual Nigel Cheevers Memorial Trophy.

Queen’s get Etain boost for Premier League push

Queen’s get Etain boost for Premier League push

September 12, 2018 | 699 views | Leave a comment

Queen’s University ladies have received a boost by securing a three-year deal with local software company Etain as they prepare for Friday night’s opening Ulster Premier League game with Banbridge in Belfast, writes John Flack.

Ards seek new coach after Grundie ends 13-year tenure

Ards seek new coach after Grundie ends 13-year tenure

July 19, 2018 | 451 views | Leave a comment

Ards Ladies Hockey Club are looking for a coach for 2018-19 season for their first team. It follows Gareth Grundie’s decision to step down from the role after 13 years at the helm

Kilkeel and Lurgan the Ulster Premier champions

Kilkeel and Lurgan the Ulster Premier champions

April 11, 2018 | 420 views | Comments (1)

Kilkeel men lifted the Ulster Premier title for the first time in the club’s history following a 3-1 win over Bangor in the title decider on Saturday while Lurgan were subsequently crowned women’s champions on Wednesday night.

Lurgan not giving up Ulster title without a fight

Lurgan not giving up Ulster title without a fight

March 19, 2018 | 342 views | Leave a comment

Ulster Premier League champions Lurgan are clearly not going to give up their title without a fight as they continued their winning run with a 2-0 home victory over basement side North Down on Saturday

Queen’s strengthen lead as Bangor leap-frog Inst

Queen’s strengthen lead as Bangor leap-frog Inst

March 14, 2018 | 325 views | Leave a comment

In the women’s Ulster Premier League, Queen’s stay top despite only drawing 1-1 with Randalstown at the Dub at the weekend, following up with a Monday night win over Banbridge, writes John Flack.

Mulholland endows Rainey with glorious strokes saves

Mulholland endows Rainey with glorious strokes saves

March 8, 2018 | 215 views | Leave a comment

Rainey Endowed lifted the Belfast Telegraph Ulster Senior Schoolgirls’ Cup for the first time after a dramatic 3-1 penalty shootout win over holders Banbridge Academy which followed a 1-1 draw after extra time at Stormont

McKee inspires Bann; Rainey hoping for third time lucky

McKee inspires Bann; Rainey hoping for third time lucky

February 22, 2018 | 223 views | Leave a comment

Holders Banbrdge Academy are safely through to the Belfast Telegraph Ulster Senior Cup final after Katie McKee proved to be captain fantastic in a 2-0 semi-final win over Sullivan Upper at Stormont on Wednesday

Queen’s take on Ulster Premier favourites status

Queen’s take on Ulster Premier favourites status

February 19, 2018 | 296 views | Leave a comment

With Ulster Premier leaders Ballymoney becoming the latest team to falter on Rainey’s indoor pitch at Meadowbank, Queen’s now have the look of women’s Ulster Premier title favourites

Quins make Inst suck a Lemon in seven-goal classic

Quins make Inst suck a Lemon in seven-goal classic

February 12, 2018 | 660 views | Leave a comment

Saturday’s top Ulster Premier clash between Belfast Harlequins and Instonians certainly lived up to its billing as the hosts came from 3-2 down to secure a dramatic 4-3 win with two goals in the last 10 minutes at Deramore.

Cookstown and Armagh take the laurels at top class Ulster Hockey indoor tournament

Cookstown and Armagh take the laurels at top class Ulster Hockey indoor tournament

February 7, 2018 | 310 views | Leave a comment

Ulster Hockey’s workforce development officer, Johnny McMeekin, is confident that indoor hockey will continue to grow across the province, writes John Flack.