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HOCKEY: Semi-final thrills set up Burney Cup final with a difference

Sullivan Upper and Wallace High School will meet in the a Burney Cup final with a difference next week.

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Andy McWhirter (right) scored twice for Cookstown

Cookstown move closer to Ulster Premier League title

Cookstown are looking a good bet to claim the Ulster Premier League title and the advantage that goes with it after crushing Portadown 11-3 at Edenvilla Park on Saturday.

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Kilkeels William Annett.

HOCKEY: Kilkeel seize chance to scale league summit

With leaders Cookstown and nearest rivals Annadale both having their games postponed, Kilkeel took advantage to move to the top of the Ulster Premier League table after a 3-0 win over Belfast Harlequins at the Co Down venue on Saturday.

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Cookstown's Greg Allen.

HOCKEY: Cookstown captain Greg Allen outlines goal for rest of season

Cookstown captain Greg Allen has set his team an ambitious target for the remainder of the Ulster Premier League campaign - win every match.

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Rainey's Carolyn Burns celebrates after scoring against Mossley.

HOCKEY: Rainey win Senior Cup for first time in club’s history

Rainey captured the Senior Cup for the first time in the club’s history after a masterclass of counter-attacking hockey saw them emerge 3-1 winners over Mossley in a thrilling decider at Deramore on New Year’s Day.

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Peter Caruth, Annadale and Matthew Rollins, Cookstown

HOCKEY: Cookstown demolished by Anndale in Kirk Cup Final

Annadale lifted the Kirk Cup for the third time after a four-goal first-half blast helped them to an 8-1 win over Cookstown at Stormont yesterday.

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Keith Black competes for the ball with Conor Roberts of Annadale

Cookstown’s Greg Allen eyes Kirk Cup reward on Boxing Day against Annadale

Cookstown Hockey Club will be going all out to bring the Kirk Cup back to County Tyrone for the fifth time in ten years when they take on Annadale at Stormont on Boxing Day.

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Banbridge's Eugene Magee (second from left) celebrates after scoring to make it 1-0 agaisnt Belgium's Royal Leopold. 
The game finished 3-3

EUROPEAN CLUB HOCKEY: Banbridge qualify to join Lisnagarvey in last 16 stage

Two Ulster clubs will play in the last 16 of Europe’s premier hockey tournament.

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Eugene Magee is relishing the challenge of the Euro Hockey League.

HOCKEY: Eugene Magee relishing Euro League test

The Euro Hockey League (EHL) lands in Ireland for the first time over the weekend as 12 of Europe’s best clubs arrive in Banbridge’s Havelock Park for Round 1 of the competition.

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Ireland's Chris Cargo dejected

OLYMPIC HOCKEY: Ireland men fail to reach last eight

Ireland’s Rio road came to a heart-breaking conclusion in Deodoro as Argentina eventually won a huge battle of wills with Gonzalo Peillat’s 51st minute drag-flick proving the defining moment.

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Britain's Iain Lewers, front, fights for the ball with Spain's Alex Casasayas

OLYMPIC HOCKEY: Draw with Spain is not enough for Great Britain men

Great Britain’s men’s hockey team are out of the Olympics after they drew 1-1 with Spain in their final pool match.

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Ireland's goalkeeper David Harte concedes a goal against India

OLYMPICS: Ireland men suffer agonising loss to India

IRELAND 2 INDIA 3

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Naomi Carroll

HOCKEY: Coach Graham Shaw delighted as Ireland reach final

Ireland women’s coach Graham Shaw expressed his delight as he watched his side book their place in the final of the Four Nations tournament on Wednesday night.

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Well done to Cookstown PS who defended the Pearson Cup! 205 teams entered  the Ulster Hockey primary school tournament and the local school went through 14 matches without conceding a single goal. Congratulations also to Moneymore PS who got through to the semi-final of the plate competition.

Hockey: Cookstown seconds win final game thanks to Anderson double

Cookstown II ended the season on a high with a great 2-1 victory over Bangor at Steelweld Park.

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Men's Hockey: Premier
Teams: Annadale (white) v Cookstown (red)
Venue: Lough Moss
Date: 3rd January 2015
Caption: Simon Todd, Cookstown

Hockey: Cookstown survive last day dramatics at Three Rock

Cookstown ensured their place in the EY Hockey League playoff as they struck twice on the counterattack in the closing quarter to beat Three Rock Rovers.

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Cookstown midfielder Simon Todd

Cookstown expect big finish in EY Hockey League final weekend

Two fantastic performances against Monkstown and Lisnagarvey might not have garnered any points, but will hold Cookstown in good stead as they go into the last weekend of fixtures in this season’s EY Hockey League.

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Cookstown High School pupils,  Jack Haycock, Michael Kerr and Joshua McCabe, who have progressed to the last 24 of the Irish U16 boys hockey squad. They now face a number of training sessions in Dublin to prepare them for a series against Scotland and a 6 team European tournament in the Netherlands.

Brave Cookstown slump in second half at Kilkeel

A much-changed Cookstown II made the long trip to the Kingdom of Mourne on Saturday and, despite a fantastic performance, went down to a heavy loss.

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Winston McCracken

Tributes paid on passing of Magherafelt’s Rainey Rugby legend Winston McCracken

While the younger generation may not be familiar with the name Winston McCracken, others will readily recall the considerable contribution he made in his time with Rainey Old Boys.

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Ryan Millar

Classy Cookstown condemn Cork Church of Ireland to 4-0 loss in EY Hockey League

Cookstown worked hard for an invaluable three points that takes them above Saturday’s visitors and out of the relegation places for the first time in 2016.

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