EuroHockey Junior Championships II Semi-final: Ireland 0 Scotland 1 (H Roberts) Ireland’s Under-21 men missed out on promotion from the EuroHockey Junior Championships II as the fluidity displayed all week deserted them against Scotland the semi-final. A win over their Celtic rivals would have seen them return to the top tier but Hamish Roberts’ eighth […]
Hannah McLoughlin’s goal saw Ireland’s women beat France 1-0 at the EuroHockey Junior Championships in Valencia, ensuring they will avoid the wooden spoon.
Three Rock Rovers will face Scottish opposition in the EHL; Ireland’s men have been handed a Euro indoor spot; Katie Mullan to be player-coach at Ballymoney
Ireland’s underage teams face into their penultimate games of the Volvo 6 Nations in Eindhoven with all four teams taking on Belgium on Friday
Guy Sarratt’s perfect hat trick saw Ireland’s Under-21 easily top their EuroHockey Junior Championships II group with a 7-1 win over Turkey in Plzen Litice.
The Junior Green Army’s outside hopes of escaping the bottom three of the EuroHockey Junior Championships came to an end at the hands of the hosts as they fell 4-0 in Valencia.
The Irish Under-21 men were in ruthless form as they smashed their Czech Republic hosts 8-0 in Litice to guarantee their safe passage through to the EuroHockey Junior Championships II semi-finals.
Ireland's women fell to a disappointing 2-1 defeat to Scotland in the last game of the three-match series at Stormont on Tuesday.
Chloe Brown has pulled out of the Ireland women’s hockey squad which is preparing for the European Championship and the final stage of the qualifying process for the Tokyo Olympic Games writes John Flack
Ireland’s youth teams felt the Oranje heat as they endured five losses to the Dutch powerhouses in Valencia and Eindhoven on Monday.
Sean Dancer’s reign as Ireland coach began in confident style as the Green Army recorded back-to-back wins over Scotland at Stormont with two clean sheets to boot.
Irish boys underage coaches Niall Denham and Simon Lowry are looking forward to “invaluable” exposure to top level international opposition as they descend on Eindhoven for Under-18 and 16 Six Nations tournaments.
The Irish Under-18 and 16 girls are looking forward to the culmination of eight months work as they take on a high-quality Six Nations tournament at HC Oranje-Rood in Eindhoven; writes Stephen Findlater
Men's EuroHockey Junior Championships II preview by Stephen Findlater
Dave Passmore resisted saying “it is what it is” as he will have to cope without being able to select Sarah Torrans from around the fire pit this week in Valencia.
The women’s EY Hockey League will get underway almost two months later than usual as Hockey Ireland hopes to maximise the chances of reaching the Olympic Games.
Dave Passmore has named his panel of 18 for the Irish Under-21 women’s side whose EuroHockey Junior Championship gets underway on Saturday, July 13 in Valencia.
Old Alex, Corinthian and Banbridge have all confirmed new head coaches for the 2019/20 EY Hockey League campaigns.
The Irish underage men’s teams picked up seven wins out of seven over the weekend against Scotland in Ulster with the Under-21s running up three out of three.
The Irish women look all but assured of a home draw for the Olympic qualifiers later this year while the men are likely to be on the road following the release of the latest world ranking list over the weekend.
Cookstown legend Andy Barbour has called time on his time with the first team after 25 seasons playing at the top level for the Coolnafranky club.
Simon Pearson and Irish star Anna O’Flanagan will head up the Muckross coaching team for the 2019/20 season, taking over from Sarah Scott.
When the dust settles, the Irish men can reflect on a decent week’s work in Le Touquet and their demeanour will probably prove far more upbeat than their dejected exit from the Eric Choteau field