With Pembroke playing in the Euro Hockey League and the two Irish Senior Cups taking place this weekend, hockey fans are spoilt for choice. If you haven't been able to book the flight to Belgium, here are the times and venues for some locally based fare. Highlights include the Santry double header, with Trinity ladies hosting Ashton and the men playing Portadown. Railway Union ladies and men both travel to Comber to play against North Down.
ESB IRISH SENIOR CUP (W) – ROUND TWO
Dublin University V Ashton (Santry 1pm), North Down V Railway Union (Comber 2.30pm), Armagh V Knock (Ardmare, 2.30pm), Belfast Harlequins V UL (Deramore Park, 2.30pm), Ards V Ballyclare (Ards Leisure Centre, 3pm), Pembroke Wanderers V Bandon (Serpentine Avenue 2.30pm), Victorians V UCD (Jordanstown, 2.30pm), Lisnagarvey V Omagh (Hillsborough, 2.30pm)
MEN'S IRISH SENIOR CUP – ROUND TWO
Dublin University vs Portadown (Santry, 3pm); Cliftonville vs Down (CIYMS, 2.30pm); NICS vs Queen’s (Stormont, 2.30pm); PSBPP vs South Antrim (RCSI, 1pm); Ballynahinch vs Skerries (Donard Park, 1pm); Raphoe vs Belfast Harlequins (Raphoe, 2.30pm); Navan vs Suttonians (Sportslink, 1.30pm); Clontarf vs Antrim (Mount Temple, 1.45pm); Avoca vs Catholic Institute (Newpark, 2pm); North Down vs Railway Union (Comber, 1pm)
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