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UCD looking to keep winning roll going

UCD looking to keep winning roll going

November 4, 2016 | 1,344 views | Leave a comment

After a three-week break, the men’s EY Hockey League returns with a pair of important battles at the bottom end of the table that could give some big clues as to who will be stuck in the relegation shake-up.

Garvey winning run ended by Rovers; Town and Bann play out six-goal thriller

Garvey winning run ended by Rovers; Town and Bann play out six-goal thriller

October 16, 2016 | 1,767 views | Leave a comment

On a dramatic weekend all round in the men’s EY Hockey League, TRR ended Lisnagarvey’s winning run; Monkstown and Banbridge tied while UCD and Pembroke got vital wins; Cork C of I beat Railway comfortable despite John Jermyn’s red card

Saturday round-up – October 15

Saturday round-up – October 15

October 15, 2016 | 7,725 views | Leave a comment

The women’s Irish Senior Cup went pretty much to ranking with all the EYHL sides making it through unscathed bar Ulster Elks; Lisnagarvey’s 21-game winning run in the EYHL was ended as they drew with TRR

Eindhoven set for Ulster-invasion for EHL KO16

Eindhoven set for Ulster-invasion for EHL KO16

October 14, 2016 | 1,110 views | Leave a comment

Eindhoven is gearing up for an Ulster-invasion next April as Lisnagarvey and Banbridge will travel to the south-Netherlands’ club Oranje-Rood for the KO16 phase of the Euro Hockey League.

Cork Quins continue to make waves in women’s EYHL

Cork Quins continue to make waves in women’s EYHL

October 9, 2016 | 1,157 views | Leave a comment

Cork Harlequins continued their superb start to the women’s EYHL season with a 3-1 win over Pegasus; they keep pace with Hermes-Monkstown while UCD, Ards and Belfast Harlequins all won on day four of the competition

Belfast Quins and Pembroke look to get off the mark

Belfast Quins and Pembroke look to get off the mark

October 7, 2016 | 865 views | Leave a comment

The battle at the bottom of the women’s EY Hockey League comes sharply into view this Saturday with two of the sides nearest the basement meeting in round four, looking to pull away from the bottom rungs.

Quins showing mighty touch with Pembroke win to lead way with Hermes-Monkstown

Quins showing mighty touch with Pembroke win to lead way with Hermes-Monkstown

October 2, 2016 | 1,236 views | Leave a comment

Cork Harlequins showed serious grit to come back twice to beat Pembroke; they stay equal top of the women’s EYHL with Hermes-Monkstown who won a high quality tie with Pegasus; Ulster Elks, UCD and Loreto all won

Garvey’s stroke of fortune keeps EYHL winning streak going

Garvey’s stroke of fortune keeps EYHL winning streak going

October 2, 2016 | 1,548 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey won a controversial tie against Pembroke to continue their incredible run of wins in the EYHL; Monkstown and Cork C of I ran up big scores while there were wins for Banbridge and Three Rock Rovers on day three of the competition

Hermes and Pegasus set for huge early test in women’s EYHL final repeat encounter

Hermes and Pegasus set for huge early test in women’s EYHL final repeat encounter

September 30, 2016 | 4,142 views | Leave a comment

The meeting of last year’s two EYHL finalists at the Merrion Fleet Arena – Hermes-Monkstown and Pegasus – promises to be the highlight of day three of the new women’s campaign.

Town raise curtain on Softco Super Saturday

Town raise curtain on Softco Super Saturday

September 30, 2016 | 1,695 views | Leave a comment

The new era at Monkstown hits full momentum on Saturday with the first double-header at the Merrion Fleet Arena since the amalgamation with Hermes in the summer

McDermott and Healy combine to deny UCD; four sides lead way after double weekend

McDermott and Healy combine to deny UCD; four sides lead way after double weekend

September 25, 2016 | 1,214 views | Leave a comment

Four sides share top spot after two rounds of matches with Hermes-Monkstown, Pegasus, Railway Union and Cork Harlequins leading the way; UCD were pegged back by Loreto late on to deny them making it five sides on six points

Browne and O’Connor nick last ditch draws for UCD and Glenanne

Browne and O’Connor nick last ditch draws for UCD and Glenanne

September 25, 2016 | 1,729 views | Leave a comment

Drama galore late in the day at both Belfield and Glenanne Park as UCD and Glenanne nabbed late draws in the closing minutes; Lisnagarvey thump Railway; Monkstown go two from two and Cork C of I ease by Pembroke

Promoted UCD and Inst push playoff sides close but secure no points on opening day

Promoted UCD and Inst push playoff sides close but secure no points on opening day

September 25, 2016 | 1,717 views | Comments (3)

The two promoted sides Inst and UCD pushed last season’s playoff teams Pembroke and Lisnagarvey all the way but ended up without points; Monkstown won handily as did Railway while Banbridge won a thriller against Three Rock

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 | 1,426 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

The season starts here – new name but Hermes-Monkstown still favourites

The season starts here – new name but Hermes-Monkstown still favourites

September 22, 2016 | 1,545 views | Leave a comment

A new season and a new entity could potentially lead the way in the second edition of the women’s EY Hockey League as reigning champions Hermes have amalgamated with Monkstown during the summer.

Belfast Harlequins – Women’s EYHL preview

Belfast Harlequins – Women’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 703 views | Comments (1)

The club are looking forward to the season ahead and extremely excited about playing reigning champions Hermes/ Monkstown at home first up. This will be a marker of where they are compared to the current champions.

Ards – Women’s EYHL preview

Ards – Women’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 553 views | Leave a comment

Following a decent preseason, which included victory over Lisanagarvey and 2-2 draws against fellow EYHL clubs Belfast Harlequins and Pembroke Wanderers, the side will be hoping for a more comfortable avoidance of any relegation issues this season.

Loreto – Women’s EYHL preview

Loreto – Women’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 772 views | Leave a comment

The shock side to miss out on the inaugural season of the EYHL, Loreto made light work of promotion with victory in the Leinster Division One and the subequent playoffs to earn their spot in the national league.

Pembroke – Women’s EYHL preview

Pembroke – Women’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 1,095 views | Comments (1)

Elun Hack takes over from Keith Crawford after a competitive spell in charge at Serpentine Avenue, doing so with another reasonably large income of players.

Railway Union – Women’s EYHL preview

Railway Union – Women’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 880 views | Comments (1)

Colm Blennerhassett has added former South African international and current Three Rock Rovers player Jody Hosking as his assistant coach as well as enlisting the help of Jean McDonnell, former Railway sharp-shooter, as a specialist forwards coach.