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Cork Harlequins – Women’s EYHL preview

Cork Harlequins – Women’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 890 views | Leave a comment

While on any given day, Quins were a match for most teams last season, their lack of consistency and squad depth would ultimately count against them. However this looks to have been addressed during the off season with some key additions

Hermes-Monkstown – Women’s EYHL preview

Hermes-Monkstown – Women’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 1,166 views | Comments (1)

Hermes-Monkstown – the new amalgamation club for the 2016/17 season – will feature a large portion of the side that were runaway champions of the inaugural EYHL, earning them a ticket to Den Bosch to compete in the EuroHockey Club Champions Cup from June 2-5, 2017.

UCD – Women’s EYHL preview

UCD – Women’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 817 views | Leave a comment

Preseason has been a bit disjointed for the students to date, with international players joining the squad late into preseason and 10 players representing the Leinster Under-21 side.

Ulster Elks – Women’s EYHL preview

Ulster Elks – Women’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 802 views | Comments (1)

This is a rebuilding year as, with any University-based team, there is a big changeover of players creating an “exciting and challenging” new environment with 10 players out and 10 in.

Pegasus – Women’s EYHL preview

Pegasus – Women’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 623 views | Comments (1)

After a productive inaugural EYHL season, Pegasus have strengthened significantly with Robyn Chambers and Dawn Axon giving them even more bite up front.

The season starts here – Garvey the team to beat as men’s EYHL season returns

The season starts here – Garvey the team to beat as men’s EYHL season returns

September 22, 2016 | 1,463 views | Leave a comment

Hot on the heels of a first Olympic summer for the Irish men’s team in over a century, the EY Hockey League provides a major showcase for new fans of the sport to see the Rio stars up close and personal.

UCD – Men’s EYHL preview

UCD – Men’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 973 views | Comments (1)

romoted UCD have benefitted from a healthy influx of players following their promotion from the Leinster leagues to the national competition with Ben Campbell – scoring five times in five preason games – and Aaron Bailey among their key additions.

Banbridge – Men’s EYHL preview

Banbridge – Men’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 748 views | Comments (1)

The big change this season for Banbridge is in the composition of their front line with Stevie Dowds so long the centre-piece of their attack.

Instonians – Men’s EYHL preview

Instonians – Men’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 811 views | Leave a comment

Instonians return to the national stage after an absence of one season as they swept all before them in Ulster and subsequently the playoffs for promotion to the EY Hockey League.

Monkstown – Men’s EYHL preview

Monkstown – Men’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 999 views | Comments (1)

While their forward options have been trimmed with the departure of both Jonny Bruton and Peter Caruth, Monkstown still look to be one of the major contenders for national honours.

Railway Union – Men’s EYHL preview

Railway Union – Men’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 1,004 views | Comments (1)

A glut of new arrivals means Railway will work with a much larger panel than the one that was stretched to the limit at times last season.

Three Rock Rovers – Men’s EYHL preview

Three Rock Rovers – Men’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 874 views | Leave a comment

The big addition is Olympian Mitch Darling who should help with their main issue which was their forward line last season.

Pembroke – Men’s EYHL preview

Pembroke – Men’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 947 views | Leave a comment

Jonny Caren has been appointed coach, moving from Monkstown where he took the Leinster-based side to second in the EYHL and winning an Irish Senior Cup

Lisnagarvey – Men’s EYHL preview

Lisnagarvey – Men’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 790 views | Comments (1)

Last season’s runaway champions Lisnagarvey look well set to be major challengers once again with Rio trio Jonny Bell, Paul Gleghorne and Timmy Cockram joined in the panel by fellow internationals Neal Glassey, James Lorimer, Sean Murray and Daniel Buser.

Glenanne – Men’s EYHL preview

Glenanne – Men’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 780 views | Leave a comment

ith two of last season’s key players departing, Glenanne had a big job of replacing Shannon Boucher – the top scorer last year on the national stage with 27 goals – and goalkeeper Lukasz Domachowski.

Cork C of I – Men’s EYHL preview

Cork C of I – Men’s EYHL preview

September 22, 2016 | 1,291 views | Comments (1)

Former C of I player Neil Welch is back at the coaching helm having coached UCC for the past five seasons; he previously coached the team from 2005 to 2008.

Composed Garvey’s immaculate form holds on final stage to win coveted EYHL crown

Composed Garvey’s immaculate form holds on final stage to win coveted EYHL crown

May 1, 2016 | 2,729 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey completed an immaculate season with an awesomely composed victory over Co Down rivals Banbridge at Havelock Park to win the inaugural men’s EY Hockey League Champions Trophy.

Lennox’s four-star shoot-out masterclass sees Bann end Town’s national reign

Lennox’s four-star shoot-out masterclass sees Bann end Town’s national reign

April 30, 2016 | 3,749 views | Leave a comment

Gareth Lennox produced four shoot-out saves for the ages to earn Banbridge a return to the national final for a fourth successive season, ending Monkstown’s reign as national champions.

Garvey too strong for Pembroke in EYHL semi

Garvey too strong for Pembroke in EYHL semi

April 30, 2016 | 2,597 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey showed a clean pair of heels to Pembroke to reach the EY Champions Trophy final, reaching the inaugural final with something to spare.

Loreto set to battle Ulster’s triple threat

Loreto set to battle Ulster’s triple threat

April 18, 2016 | 3,088 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.