When Jina Kang clipped home the killer goal with six seconds on the clock, an eerie quiet fell over a sold out Banbridge as the game was up in pursuit of FIH Series gold, a slightly deflating end to a joyous week for the Green Army.
Le Touquet will always hold a special place for the Harte household as the French coastal venue brought international debuts for David, Conor and Emer all on the same weekend; the twins are back this week looking to make their mark again
Interim coach Gareth Grundie says last Sunday’s 8-1 mauling of the Czech Republic will have “no bearing” on his Ireland side’s outloook as they face a rematch in Saturday’s FIH Series’ semi-final at Banbridge.
The Green Army marched into the semi-final of the FIH Series Finals with the minimum of fuss as their 11-0 win over Singapore at Banbridge puts them one win away from a guaranteed direct Olympic qualifier tie.
Joe Brennan signed off on his playing career with a rare goal as he slammed home a penalty corner rebound for Glenanne to start a remarkable run of six late goals to earn a 9-3 win over Bohemians Prague on Monday morning.
Stephen Brownlow’s 53rd minute penalty stroke salvaged a dramatic 4-4 for Glenanne against Belarus’s SC Stroitel Brest in their opening EuroHockey Club Trophy tie after a topsy-turvy battle in Wettingen.
“The target at the start was to stay in the season but we realised quickly that wasn’t set high enough!” Emma Buckley on her first season in Belgium and earning a world ranking tournament debut place at the FIH Series Finals