Nicci Daly, in action for Ireland last summer, gave Loreto an early lead on Saturday when she tucked away a pass from Sarah Torrans. Photograph: Joe Toth/Inpho

It was back in November that Loreto beat Pegasus 2-0 at Queens to move above the Belfast team in to top spot in the Hockey League table. On Saturday, (...)

Zara Delany scored a hat-trick as Railway Union beat Belfast Harlequins 5-1. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

While the top two in the Hockey League maintained their positions with victories on Saturday, Railway Union and Cork Harlequins made big strides with (...)

Alex Speers of Pegasus. She was one of three scorers in the first half against Loreto. Photograph: Rowland White/Inpho

Goal sprees from Pegasus and Cork Harlequins, who scored 11 between them over the weekend, lifted both sides to the top of the Hockey League table, wh(...)