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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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Smiles all round from the Rainey Mini Hockey U11 team winners of the Ulster Hockey Championship played at Lisnagarvey hockey club last weekend.INMM1016-359

Rainey U11 win Ulster Hockey Championship

Rainey Mini Hockey U11 travelled to play in the Ulster championships at Lisnagarvey hockey club on Sunday.

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Greg Allen, Cookstown

Railway Union’s English hits hat trick as Cookstown lose in Dublin

Two easy goals in the first four minutes set up Railway Union for an impressive win over Cookstown on Saturday.

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Ian Hughes

Cookstown HC claim point in key EYHL relegation scrap against Annadale

Ian Hughes was the hero as Cookstown made it seven points from their last nine available after picking up a 2-2 draw at Annadale.

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Cookstown's Andy McWhirter keeps the ball away from Matthew Allister of Annadale

Cookstown and Annadale face weekend showdown

Cookstown will face the second half of their make or break double-header weekend of games against Annadale tomorrow (Saturday) at 2.30pm.

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Scott McCabe

Hockey: Bad day for Cookstown seconds at Hillsborough

Cookstown II had a hard lesson in hockey on Saturday as they were well beaten by a Lisnagarvey II team at the top of their game.

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

Hockey: Cookstown edge win in Annadale showdown

Jon Ames’ 48th minute winner has given Cookstown a huge boost in their bid to avoid the drop from the EY Hockey League.

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Men's Hockey: Premier
Teams: Annadale (white) v Cookstown (red)
Venue: Lough Moss
Date: 3rd January 2015
Caption: Mark Crooks, Cookstown and Peter McKibbin, Annadale

Cookstown face IHL make or break weekends

Cookstown HC face two of the most important matches in their season across the next two weekends.

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Josh Anderson

Cookstown push past Mossley and into next round

Cookstown II had a narrow victory over an energetic Mossley II in the Ulster McClements Cup on Saturday at Steelweld Park.

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