Hockey success

DOWNSHIRE representative Alderman Allan Ewart has welcomed the recent success in England of Lisnagarvey Hockey Club.

Alderman Ewart said “I was delighted to hear of the great achievement of Lisnagarvey Hockey Club at East Grinstead in Sussex in reaching the next stage of the European Hockey League.”

He went on: “This is the first time a team from Northern Ireland has reached this stage of the European Hockey League. My congratulations to all the players, coaches and officials on a tremendous achievement and I wish them well during the rest of the season and best wishes for their future involvement in the EHL.”