Lisnagarvey maintained their excellent begin to the Males’s Irish Hockey League season with a 3-2 win over Pembroke in Dublin.
They have been joined with two wins from two video games by YMCA and Monkstown, who beat Annadale 2-1.
Banbridge got here from 2-0 all the way down to power a 2-2 draw at Glenanne
Within the Girls’s IHL, Dublin sides Railway Union and Previous Alex prepared the ground with two victories from the opening two video games.
Pegasus failed to affix them as they misplaced 2-1 at Loreto, however Belfast Harlequins can be pleased with a wonderful 1-1 draw away to UCD.
Lisnagarvey discovered themselves behind to a Nick Burns deflection at Pembroke, however they dominated the second quarter and as soon as once more it was the younger weapons who discovered themselves on the rating line as Daniel Nelson equalised earlier than Troy Chambers pounced on a rebound to place Garvey 2-1 forward.
Nevertheless, Alan Sothern levelled issues after half-time with the eventual winner for the Ulster facet coming shortly afterwards when Andy Williamson’s effort from a penalty nook went in off Pembroke’s Harry Spain.
Annadale produced a spirited efficiency and can be dissatisfied to lose 2-1 to Monkstown.
The guests opened the scoring with Andrew Fogarty knocking in a rebound however impressed by the likes of James Clark, who hit the crossbar, Adam McAllister and goalkeeper Sam Hamill, they bought their reward with the ultimate play of a dominating third quarter when Clark stooped low to beat Irish worldwide Davy Fitzgerald.
The style of Monkstown’s winner will annoy Annadale. That they had 11 males behind the ball however allowed themselves to be too simply handed round earlier than leaving Jeremy Duncan unmarked on the penalty spot to fit house into an unguarded web.
Penalty nook conversions from Stephen Brownlow and Shane O’Donoghue put Glenanne answerable for their recreation towards Banbridge heading into the ultimate quarter, however two objectives from Edward Rowe noticed Bann earn some extent of their opening recreation of the marketing campaign.
Elsewhere YMCA made it two wins out of two with a 2-1 win over UCD, who missed a stroke within the closing minute and Three Rock Rovers beat Corinthian 6-1.
Belfast Harlequins have been with out injured Irish internationals Lizzie Colvin, Megan Frazer and long-term absentee Serena Barr for his or her journey to UCD so they are going to be happy to return house with some extent.
Emma Upritchard gave Harlequins the lead earlier than half-time they usually held it till the ultimate quarter when Rachel Kelly equalised from a penalty nook, her shot taking a deflection off a Harlequins stick.
Objectives from Sarah Torrans and Siofra O’Brien put Loreto 2-0 forward towards Pegasus and, regardless of Ruth Maguire scoring from a penalty stroke, the Belfast facet could not discover an equaliser.
Railway Union and Previous Alex moved to the highest of the standings with six factors after wins over Muckross and Pembroke respectively whereas within the Munster derby a Julia McCarthy aim 5 minutes from time gave Cork Harlequins a 1-1 draw with Catholic Institute.