HOCKEY: Gilmore returns as Bann prepare for cup opener

Neil Gilmore is back at Banbridge Hockey Club.

Banbridge Captain Gail McConnell. INBL1610-227EB

HOCKEY: Banbridge Ladies step into Senior Cup in historic double

Banbridge HC ladies are set to take another huge step into the unknown this weekend.

Academy's Jake Rowe was the hero again. INBL1607-215PB

HOCKEY: Rowe hat-trick fires Academy through to McCullough decider

Jake Rowe scored a hat-trick to send Banbridge Academy through to the final of the McCullough Cup on Wednesday.

Jamie Wright. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

Wright seals seat on plane to Spain

Portadown-born Jamie Wright will fly out to Spain on Sunday for his first taste of life with Ireland’s senior hockey squad.

Banbridge Head Coach Mark Tumilty. Pic: Presseye

HOCKEY: Bann out to beat their bogey team

Banbridge are out to defeat their bogey team and remain top of the EY Hockey League table on Saturday afternoon.

Banbridge have been handed a favourable draw in the KO16. Pic: FRANK UIJLENBROEK

Bann’s Euro tie ‘winnable’ says boss

Banbridge Hockey Club have a chance of a European quarter-final.

Jamie Wright. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

HOCKEY: Ireland off to Spain for pre-festive fixtures

Ireland will send a squad featuring both youth and experience for the two-match series against Spain.

Lisnagarvey's  Sean Murray and Banbridge's Peter Brown in action on Sunday. Pic: Presseye.

HOCKEY: Bell sends Bann top and ends Garvey’s unbeaten run

Banbridge goal-scoring hero Matthew Bell says his side ‘can’t underestimate’ the step they took this weekend.

Instonians Chris Kirk on the attack during thier EY Irish Hickey League draw with Glenanne at: Shaw's Bridge
 on Saturday. (Photo Credit: Rowland White PressEye)

EY HOCKEY: Banbridge steal march on Top Four rivals

Banbridge stole a march on their EYHL rivals with a 2-0 success at Pembroke Wanderers as the rest of the top four all dropped points on Saturday.

Double goal-scorer Kyle Marshall celebrates after the final whistle. PICS: FRANK UIJLENBROEK / WORLD SPORT PICS

HOCKEY: ‘I’ve doubled my tally now’ says Bann hero Marshall

In sport, as in life, timing is everything.

Matthew Bell put in two top performances for Banbridge HC over the weekend.  Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

HOCKEY: ‘We did it for the club’ says Banbridge’s Bell

Banbridge star Matthew Bell says the team’s qualification for KO16 is a big thank-you to their club.

Fraser Mills celebrates Saturdays 2-0 victory over Saint Germain HC. Pic: Frank Uijlenbroek/World Sport Pics

HOCKEY: Euro victory is Bann’s ‘highest point’

Banbridge Hockey Club’s achievement at the weekend is up there with the greatest in their history.

Eugene Magee, Hugh McShane and Philip Brown celebrate at the final whistle on Sunday.  Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

HOCKEY: ‘There’s plenty more where that came from’ says Bann’s Magee

Eugene Magee has sent a warning to rest of Europe’s top clubs - Banbridge are coming.

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.

The stands are up as Havelock gets ready for the EHL.

HOCKEY: Havelock all set for EHL giants

Havelock Park has been given a makeover this week to prepare for Europe’s premier tournament.

Banbridge HC are hoping to make it a winning start to their EHL campaign on Saturday. Pic: Rowland White / Presseye

HOCKEY: Banbridge coach wants a super Sunday

Banbridge are focused on teeing up a winner-takes-all Sunday at this weekend’s EHL.

Fraser Mills netted for Bann. Pic: Rowland White / Presseye

HOCKEY: Tumilty relieved after Bann’s Ulster derby win

Banbridge HC Head Coach Mark Tumilty was a relieved man after his side’s 4-1 victory over Instonians on Saturday.

Banbridge Coach Mark Tumilty is wary of this weekend's Ulster derby opponents. Pic: Rowland White / PressEye

Inst won’t ‘roll over’ for Bann at Havelock

Banbridge Hockey Club daren’t take anything for granted this weekend.

Sam Farson has played his way into his coach's good books with a smashing start to the season. INBL1539-274PB

HOCKEY: Young stars step up for Banbridge

Banbridge Academy’s influence over their local club’s season could well be a significant one.

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