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Monkstown look to bring cup form to Railway EY league tie

Monkstown look to bring cup form to Railway EY league tie

March 3, 2017 | 3,852 views | Leave a comment

With the Irish squad in camp this weekend, the men’s EY Hockey League is reduced to one back fixture with Railway Union hosting Monkstown at Park Avenue on Saturday.

Women’s EY top three face key weekend in silverware race; Trinity on verge of Leinster crown

Women’s EY top three face key weekend in silverware race; Trinity on verge of Leinster crown

March 3, 2017 | 3,743 views | Leave a comment

While UCD and Hermes-Monkstown are mathematically assured of a place in the EY Champions Trophy – and Cork Harlequins one win away from joining them – the regular season silverware is still very much a target up for decision.

Leading trio pull away from chasers; UCD and Glenanne land big wins in relegation battle

Leading trio pull away from chasers; UCD and Glenanne land big wins in relegation battle

February 26, 2017 | 1,119 views | Leave a comment

The leading trio in the men’s EY Hockey League – Banbridge, Three Rock Rovers and Lisnagarvey – put daylight between themselves and the chasers while UCD and Glenanne were the big winners at the bottom

Pegasus and Ards wins heats up race for fourth EYHL Champions Trophy playoff place

Pegasus and Ards wins heats up race for fourth EYHL Champions Trophy playoff place

February 26, 2017 | 952 views | Leave a comment

Single goal wins for Pegasus – at Loreto – and Ards against Ulster Elks means a glut of sides are still very much in the mix for the fourth EYHL Champions Trophy playoff place; UCD and Hermes-Monkstown march on

Hermes big guns back to try and avenge Potter Cup defeat to Railway

Hermes big guns back to try and avenge Potter Cup defeat to Railway

February 24, 2017 | 852 views | Leave a comment

Hermes-Monkstown will look to quickly show that last Sunday’s Jacqui Potter Cup semi-final defeat to Railway Union was an aberration as the Merrion Fleet Arena outfit face a tester in women’s EY Hockey League.

Top five chasers hope to keep pace with leaders Bann; bottom four face key relegation six-pointers

Top five chasers hope to keep pace with leaders Bann; bottom four face key relegation six-pointers

February 24, 2017 | 1,066 views | Leave a comment

Crucial games abound in the men’s EY Hockey League with the sides in the top six all meeting each other while the bottom four also show down on week 14 of the elite competition.

Cork and Belfast Harlequins advance to respective targets in women’s EY Hockey League

Cork and Belfast Harlequins advance to respective targets in women’s EY Hockey League

February 19, 2017 | 824 views | Leave a comment

Cork Harlequins strengthened their hold on a women’s EY Hockey League Champions Trophy with back to back wins; Belfast Quins beat Pembroke to move clear of Pembroke; UCD and Hermes-Monkstown march on

Five-star Bann sweep into two-point EYHL lead; Railway and Inst win in relegation scrap

Five-star Bann sweep into two-point EYHL lead; Railway and Inst win in relegation scrap

February 19, 2017 | 868 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge made a major statement of intent as they thumped long time rivals Monkstown 5-1 at the Merrion Fleet Arena; TRR moved second while Railway stunned C of I; Inst recorded a maiden win; Pembroke also won

Pembroke and Belfast Quins relegation six-pointer

Pembroke and Belfast Quins relegation six-pointer

February 17, 2017 | 1,136 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke’s bid to avoid the drop in the women’s EY Hockey League faces a critical battle on Saturday at Serpentine Avenue when they host Belfast Harlequins.

EY title race set for major twists; Corinthian and UCD bid for a chance at a maiden ISC title

EY title race set for major twists; Corinthian and UCD bid for a chance at a maiden ISC title

February 17, 2017 | 1,226 views | Leave a comment

The men’s EY Hockey League faces another couple of major twists and turns in the coming week with a series of key ties between the five sides still in the running for the title.

Belfast Quins out of relegation zone; UCD ramp up pressure on Hermes-Monkstown

Belfast Quins out of relegation zone; UCD ramp up pressure on Hermes-Monkstown

February 12, 2017 | 1,370 views | Leave a comment

Belfast Harlequins struck a huge blow in the battle to avoid relegation from the women’s EY Hockey League with a vital 3-2 win over fellow strugglers Ulster Elks; UCD, Cork Harlequins and Loreto advanced their playoff aims

Gleghorne snatches Garvey win from the embers as men’s EY top four still covered by two points

Gleghorne snatches Garvey win from the embers as men’s EY top four still covered by two points

February 12, 2017 | 1,365 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey and Pembroke produced an EYHL tie to remember as the Ulster men overturned a two-goal deficit to claim a 5-4 win in the dying minutes at Comber Road.

Patton strike sees UCD keep pace with Hermes-Monkstown in women’s EY league

Patton strike sees UCD keep pace with Hermes-Monkstown in women’s EY league

February 4, 2017 | 490 views | Leave a comment

Normal service resumed for Monkstown following their Irish Senior Cup exit as the EYHL top goalscorer Anna O’Flanagan brought her fine international form back to her club; UCD, Railway and Cork Harlequins also won in the first games of 2017

Sothern returns to sting students

Sothern returns to sting students

January 18, 2017 | 1,149 views | Leave a comment

Men’s EY Hockey League UCD 0 Pembroke Wanderers 2 (A Sothern, J Ryan) Pembroke closed the gap to the top five with a goal in the first and last quarters to see off UCD who have endured a rough 10 days with a third successive loss. The students were again down key men with Ben […]

Magee’s late strike returns Bann to top with Garvey

Magee’s late strike returns Bann to top with Garvey

January 15, 2017 | 971 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge fought out off Cork C of I 3-2 on Sunday courtesy of a late Eugene Magee penalty corner to return to the top of the men’s EY Hockey League table alongside Lisnagarvey; Three Rock and Cork C of I also won on Saturday

Surgeoner strike earns Pegasus fourth EYHL win

Surgeoner strike earns Pegasus fourth EYHL win

January 15, 2017 | 839 views | Leave a comment

Vanessa Surgeoner’s hotly contested 54th minute goal was Pegasus claim the spoils from their back match at Belfast Harlequins, lifting them from seventh to fifth place.

Monkstown lay club stalwart Peter Tipping to rest

Monkstown lay club stalwart Peter Tipping to rest

January 13, 2017 | 2,336 views | Leave a comment

Following the sad passing of Peter Tipping, Monkstown’s EYHL game with Instonians – along with all their men’s games – have been called off on Saturday; Bann face a double-weekend to try and strengthen their place at the top in round 11 of the competition

Top two defeated to leave two points covering top five

Top two defeated to leave two points covering top five

January 8, 2017 | 1,472 views | Leave a comment

Just two points separate the top five sides in the men’s EY Hockey League after a stunning start to the New Year with the top two both losing. Indeed, the five games produced a massive 26 goals with four fixtures going down to the wire.

Bann and Town face testing EYHL road trips

Bann and Town face testing EYHL road trips

January 6, 2017 | 1,063 views | Leave a comment

With four of the top five meeting on Saturday, the men’s EYHL returns to the New Year with a bang for a fortnight’s burst of matches before the Irish national team departs for Spain for warm-weather training.

Frazer double earns Belfast Quins famous point; Pembroke break season’s duck on eventful women’s EYHL day

Frazer double earns Belfast Quins famous point; Pembroke break season’s duck on eventful women’s EYHL day

December 18, 2016 | 2,027 views | Leave a comment

Gemma Frazer’s double saw Belfast Harlequins record probably the biggest shock in the women’s EY Hockey League’s short history; Pembroke picked off their first win of the campaign; Loreto, UCD and Pegasus all prospered too