Gareth Watkins

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  Eugene Magee’s last-minute drag-flick gave Banbridge a 4-3 victory over Rovers. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

While fears exist over the quality of this year’s men’s EY Hockey League due to the volume of talent departing to foreign shores, Banbridge’s spectacu(...)

Shane O’Donoghue opened the scoring for Glennane against Lisnagarvey in the EY League on November 26th. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

What’s eating one of Ireland’s top sides Lisnagarvey? The team that made a 21-game solo run of wins have not been able to get over the line for the la(...)

Craig Fulton: he hopes the Ireland players can be off work to have a decent shot at the Olympics. Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Ireland kick off their preparation for Rio on home soil next month when they play two Test matches against France. Following from the two-week camp (...)

 Monkstown’s Gareth Watkins  and Lisnagarvey’s James Lorimer in action. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

As many as 15 internationals could line out at Rathdown tomorrow as the two most impressive sides to date in the EYHL, Lisnagarvey and reigning champ(...)

Lisnagarvey’s Neal Glassey with Kenny Carroll of Railway Union in Senior Cup action. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

South African international Shannon Boucher denied YMCA a cup shock as Glenanne belatedly pulled clear to take their place in the final four of the Ir(...)

Craig Fulton: “We played well in some phases in each game but not well enough for 60 minutes.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ireland’s post-Rio qualification programme got off to an inauspicious start this week as coach Craig Fulton headed to Spain with a 20-man squad. Fa(...)

Gareth Watkins of Monkstown with James Lorimer of Lisnagarvey. Both teams are leading the EY Hockey League.

Monkstown and Lisnagarvey have cut themselves clear at the top of the EY Hockey League as both recorded double wins over the weekend. Town have the sl(...)

The 2016 Rio Olympic Games will be the biggest tournament in the history of Irish hockey. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

The Rio-qualified Irish men’s team has moved up to an all-time official high of 12th in the latest world rankings. (Unofficially, Ireland were rank(...)

Geoff Cole created two goals for Monkstown, on the day he joined his three brothers in the matchday squad. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Monkstown produced a blistering show of form to crush Pembroke 5-1 at Serpentine Avenue and reignite their Irish Hockey League challenge.The reigning (...)

Monkstown’s Peter Caruth scored in 5-1 win over Cork C of I. Photograph: Inpho

Monkstown and Banbridge look like they can already start planning their Irish Hockey League finals weekend, as third succe(...)

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