Eight of the women's EYHL2 clubs are hopeful they can compete in a season-long version of the competition for the 2020/21 campaign as Hockey Ireland's competitions committee considers what happens next following the truncated 2019/20 season.
Niamh McIvor has delivered a heartfelt reaction to the postponement of the European Under 18 Championship until next year when it will be staged as a one-off Under 19 event in 2021, writes John Flack.
The Irish women’s wait to play in the Olympic Games for the first time has been put on hold for a year following the decision by the IOC and Tokyo to postpone the event until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
With Thursday night’s news that Irish Rugby has cancelled all their club competitions for the remainder of the season with immediate effct, it brought into focus the difficulties that face Hockey Ireland to try and complete the domestic season.
It is a good thing one of Sean Dancer’s mantras to the Irish women’s squad is “those that can adapt are the one who will succeed” as the Green Army attempt to keep up their training in a world of social distancing.