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Palmer exacts Inst revenge on Civil Service

Palmer exacts Inst revenge on Civil Service

October 23, 2017 | 217 views | Leave a comment

Instonians won the big Ulster Premier League clash on Saturday as they avenged their recent Kirk Cup defeat by Civil Service to record a comfortable 4-1 win at Shaw’s Bridge.

McMaster and Kee unlock Lurgan defence for Queen’s

McMaster and Kee unlock Lurgan defence for Queen’s

October 9, 2017 | 360 views | Leave a comment

Queen’s University secured an important win over Lurgan in the weekend’s top Ulster Premier league clash at Upper Malone as they defeated the reigning champions 3-2

Not all superheros wear capes, the best ones naturally lead by example

Not all superheros wear capes, the best ones naturally lead by example

October 8, 2017 | 2,161 views | Leave a comment

Carl Allen pays tribute to Philip Duke who passed away this week following his untimely death; most recently, Dukie was in Valencia working with the Irish Under-21s, the latest in a myriad of roles he was involved in

Dungannon making waves on opening day in Ulster

Dungannon making waves on opening day in Ulster

October 3, 2017 | 263 views | Leave a comment

Dungannon ladies swept to their second win over North Down in the space of four days as they opened their Ulster Premier League campaign with a 5-1 victory over the Comber side on Saturday

McClelland snatches Quins draw after early Kirk Cup cracker

McClelland snatches Quins draw after early Kirk Cup cracker

September 25, 2017 | 628 views | Leave a comment

John Flack rounds up the weekend’s hockey in Ulster, looking back on a thriller between Belfast Harlequins and NICS and all the other action from the Kirk Cup, Linden Cup, Ulster Shield and Senior Cup

Ulster Hockey launch new initiative for Over-50s

Ulster Hockey launch new initiative for Over-50s

September 22, 2017 | 297 views | Leave a comment

Ulster hockey has launched a new initiative aimed at male hockey players in the over-50 age-group, who are either still playing for clubs or would like to revive their careers.

Mossley making their mark in Ulster Shield

Mossley making their mark in Ulster Shield

September 18, 2017 | 365 views | Leave a comment

Newly-promoted Mossley Ladies are closing in on a place in the semi-finals of the Denman Ulster Shield after securing promotion to the top-flight for the first time last season, writes John Flack.

Rainey and Cookstown win Nigel Cheevers Memorial

Rainey and Cookstown win Nigel Cheevers Memorial

September 5, 2017 | 186 views | Leave a comment

Rainey HC and Cookstown HC were crowned champions at the 2017 Nigel Cheevers Memorial Tournament at Steelweld Park in Cookstown on Saturday.

Mossley Performance Academy’s new development approach

Mossley Performance Academy’s new development approach

August 10, 2017 | 602 views | Leave a comment

Mossley’s Performance Academy will play a high-quality series against Waterloo Ducks and Royal Orée in Brussels from August 25-28 with a view to setting up a development link in Belgium on an ongoing basis.

Lurgan crowned Ulster Premier League champions again

Lurgan crowned Ulster Premier League champions again

March 23, 2017 | 135 views | Leave a comment

Lurgan were crowned Ulster Premier League champions for the second year in a row after coming from behind to defeat Queen’s University 3-1 on Wednesday night and complete back-to-back titles, writes John Flack. The result means Lurgan have completed a league-Denman Ulster Shield triumph for the first time although they had to work hard for […]

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 | 2,361 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.

Cheevers tournament to run through January

Cheevers tournament to run through January

January 7, 2016 | 814 views | Leave a comment

The 21st Nigel Cheevers Memorial Tournament will run during January in a round robin home and away format withEYHL Clubs Lisnagarvey, Banbridge and Cookstown participating.

Inst and Randalstown claim Ulster Cup success

Inst and Randalstown claim Ulster Cup success

December 27, 2015 | 705 views | Leave a comment

Instonians and Randalstown claimed the annual December 26 honours in Ulster when they landed the Kirk Cup and Ulster Shield titles respectively at Stormont with final wins over Mossley and Queen’s

Armagh celebrates life of George Compston

Armagh celebrates life of George Compston

September 3, 2014 | 440 views | Leave a comment

Armagh men’s hockey club celebrating their 20th Anniversary last weekend, hosting a game between the Ulster Vets and Irish Vets at Ardmore in memory of club founding member George Compston.

Bann’s Bears and Pegasus Flyers land first cups of 2014/15 season

Bann’s Bears and Pegasus Flyers land first cups of 2014/15 season

September 1, 2014 | 282 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge Bears and the Pegasus Flyers claimed the first trophies of the Irish hockey club season in Havelock Park on Sunday as they won the Anderson Cup and McCausland, Light and Rankin Cup, respectively.

Ulster “Festival of Hockey” raises curtain on club season

Ulster “Festival of Hockey” raises curtain on club season

August 29, 2014 | 520 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge and Lisnagarvey will play joint host for Ulster Hockey’s first “Festival of Hockey” as the first competitive action of the club season in Ireland gets underway this evening with the Anderson Cup along with the inaugural McCausland, Light & Rankin Cup tip off.

The View Up North: Garvey falter but direct rivals’ cancellation maintains gap

The View Up North: Garvey falter but direct rivals’ cancellation maintains gap

February 7, 2012 | 87 views | Leave a comment

With Annadale and Banbridge’s Premier League tie postponed due to a lack of free pitch time last Saturday at Lough Moss, it meant no direct chaser took much advantage of Lisnagarvey’s slip against Mossley.

The View Up North – shocks galore in Ulster

The View Up North – shocks galore in Ulster

January 23, 2012 | 112 views | Leave a comment

The Ulster men’s Premier League saw a couple of shock results which served to strengthen Lisnagarvey’s hand, even though they had no game as Banbridge, Annadale and Instonians all lost ground

View Up North: Leading lights cut challengers down to size

View Up North: Leading lights cut challengers down to size

November 30, 2011 | 47 views | Leave a comment

The gulf between the so called big boys and the rest was evident last weekend in the Ulster Premier League with an aggregate score of 25-2 to the perennial favourites.

Bann and Cooks Belgium-bound for Ulster-EHL debut

Bann and Cooks Belgium-bound for Ulster-EHL debut

October 20, 2011 | 121 views | Comments (5)

The Irish invasion of Brasschaat takes over this weekend as Banbridge and Cookstown, along with a glut of green internationals, go in search of an EuroHockey League KO16 place.

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