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HOCKEY: Champions Trophy would be a ‘bonus’ for Banbridge

While their season isn’t yet over, it’s a case of job done for Banbridge Hockey Club.

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Celebrations begin as Banbridge are crowned EY Hockey League Champions. Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

HOCKEY: Banbridge crowned as Ireland’s ‘best’

Banbridge’s Irish Hockey double surpasses the four-trophy haul of the 14/15 season.

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Banbridge coach Mark Tumilty. Pic: PressEye

HOCKEY: Banbridge coach fumes over fixture ‘shambles’

Banbridge coach Mark Tumilty is fuming at the fixture ‘shambles’ which has overshadowed the build-up to this week’s European game.

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Hockey clubs across Ulster are experiencing difficulties in finding umpires, leading to points deductions and even one potential relegation. Photograph: Rowland White / PressEye

HOCKEY: Ulster facing up to an ‘umpire crisis’

Ulster Hockey is in the midst of an ‘umpire crisis’.

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Eugene Magee netted in both of Banbridges games at the weekend. Photograph by Declan Roughan

HOCKEY: Bann tied at the top as title chase goes to the wire

Banbridge’s quest for an Irish Hockey double is going down to the final day.

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Orla Thompson becomes the first Banbridge Academy captain to get her hands on the Ulster Senior Schoolgirls' Cup. Pics: Presseye.

HOCKEY: Memory is motivation for Banbridge Academy’s history-maker Orla

Last week’s cup success enabled the Banbridge Academy captain to lay some demons to rest.

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Ben Cosgrove in action for Banbridge Academy. Pic: Presseye

HOCKEY: Ulsterman makes Scotland cut for World League Two

A former Banbridge Academy student has made the final Scotland squad for World League Two.

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The celebrations begin as Banbridge Academy finally win the Ulster Senior Schoolgirls' Cup for the first time. Pic: Rowland White / PressEye

HOCKEY: Banbridge Academy star McKee’s relief at Ulster success

For Banbridge Academy’s hat-trick hero, there was a touch of relief about last week’s Ulster Senior Schoolgirls’ success.

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Banbridge's Johnny McKee has made the final cut. Pic: Presseye.

HOCKEY: Lisnagarvey and Banbridge make up half of Ireland’s WL2 squad

Ulster based players make up half of the Ireland squad for World League Two.

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Eugene Magee. Pic by INPHO.

HOCKEY: Six Banbridge men called into Irish training panel

Banbridge Hockey Club have five players included in Ireland’s 24-strong training panel for World League Two.

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Lucky McKee scored twice in Ards Irish Indoor semi-final and added another in the decider. Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye

HOCKEY: Lucy and Kerri help Ards to Irish Indoor crown

Two local girls were the goal-scoring heros for Ards as they claimed the Irish Indoor crown for the sixth year in a row.

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Ben Cosgrove in action for Banbridge Academy in the 2013 Burney Cup final. Pic: Presseye.

Former Banbridge player called up to Scotland squad

Banbridge Academy are no strangers to churning out international hockey stars but former pupil Ben Cosgrove has broke the mould.

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Dane Ward netted a hat-trick for Banbridge on Saturday. INBL38-217EB

HOCKEY: Ward shoots down UCD in Bann’s super six

Dane Ward netted three goals on Saturday as Banbridge smashed UCD 6-2 in the EY League at Bellfield.

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Jake Rowe netted Bann's two goals from short corners. Pics: Rowland White / Presseye

HOCKEY: Jake fights the frustration to fire Academy to victory

Banbridge Academy hero Jake Rowe had to use all his experience to guide his side to McCullough Cup success.

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Neil Gilmore is back at Banbridge. INBL1545-247PB

HOCKEY: Gilmore returns as Bann prepare for cup opener

Neil Gilmore is back at Banbridge Hockey Club.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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