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Shane O’Donoghue says Ireland are in a good place ahead of their huge men’s Olympic qualifiers next weekend at Rutledge Field in Vancouver.
The All-Ireland Schoolboys Championships hits Dublin this week as 16 of the best schools teams from around the island battle it out for the Tasmanian Shield and the newly introduced Herbie Sharman Perpetual Shield.
UCD will meet Pegasus in the women’s Irish Senior Cup final for the third time in a decade after their Saturday semi-final wins. The students, gunning for a sixth title since 2009, edged out Loreto 1-0 at Belfield in a frantic contest with Katherine Egan nicking the only goal in the second quarter. It was […]
Clontarf and Railway Union continued their winning ways on a day of 38 goals in just five games in Leinster men’s Division One while another 30 followed in Sunday’s Mills Cup. The big tie was a true cracker with Tarf eventually holding on for a 5-4 win over Avoca in a battle between two EY […]
Women Irish Senior Cup – Semi-Finals: Corinthian 0 Pegasus 3 (L McKee, K McDonald, M Harvey); UCD 1 (K Egan) Loreto 0 Leinster Division 1: Monkstown 0 Genesis 1 (C Fullston); Naas 1 (S Farrell) Trinity 7 (R Burns 2, S Campbell 2, A Long 2, A Buttimer); Rathgar 1 (C Christie) North Kildare 0 […]
Avoca and Clontarf will put their respective 100% records to the test on Saturday at Newpark in the first classico of the men’s Leinster Division One.
Almost exactly two years ago to the day, Corinthian were unceremoniously bundled out of the women’s Irish Senior Cup by Pegasus 12-0 in the first round.
Women’s international test match Ireland 2 (H Matthews, A O’Flanagan) Belgium 4 (S vanden Borre 2, A Gerniers, J Boon) Anna O’Flanagan scored on her 200th international appearance for Ireland but the side fell 4-2 to Belgium as part of “simulation week” for the side ahead of their Olympic qualifiers. The Green Army endured a rough […]
Ireland lost 6-0 to the reigning World Cup and European champions Belgium at the Lara club in Wavre in the Green Machine’s final warm-up game for the Olympic qualifiers.
Corinthian completed a dream weekend when they backed up their Saturday Irish Senior Cup win over Banbridge with a dramatic 3-2 win over Cork C of I on the opening weekend of the women’s EY Hockey League Division 2.
Loreto, UCD, Pegasus and Corinthian will line out in the women’s Irish Senior Cup semi-finals next weekend following their respective wins last Saturday. The Beaufort side produced a truly sparking 5-3 victory over Railway Union to take up their place in the final four, coming back a couple of times to win the day at […]
Cork’s Harlequins and C of I and Ulster duo Instonians and Cookstown all won by narrow margins to get off to strong starts in men’s EY Hockey League Division Two.
On a dramatic day three in the men’s EY Hockey League, Lisnagarvey scored six times in the second half against Three Rock, Corinthian got their first EYHL win, UCD kept their 100% record while Glenanne and Town won too
Lisnagarvey and UCD’s big wins see them clear at the top of the men’s EYHL; Corinthian, Loreto, Pegasus and UCD are in the women’s ISC semi-final
Mark Tumilty says he is keen to seeing his Ireland side getting back to deploying players in their regular positions as he announced his Olympic qualifiers panel to meet Canada on October 26 and 27.
St Andrew’s and Wesley drew a high quality Leinster Senior A league tie as both look set to be contenders for a semi-final berth from Section B of the competition.
The women’s Irish Senior Cup saw seven of the eight games go the way of the visiting sides as home comforts proved hard to come by on a rain-soaked Saturday.
Julian Dale’s last minute ripper earned Cork Harlequins a memorable 2-1 win over Corinthian in the men’s Irish Senior Cup as the Munster Division One side knocked out EY Hockey League opposition at Farmers’ Cross.
Three Rock Rovers gave Rot-Weiss Koln a huge fright in the Euro Hockey League but ultimately bowed out of the elite competition at the KO8 stage 4-2 to the German giants.
Cork Harlequins scored the shock result of the first round of the Irish Senior Cup; check out all the key results from today’s action in the national cups
Three Rock Rovers recorded a first ever Irish win in a knock-out EHL game as their penalty corner efficiency proved too much for Scotland’s Grange.
The last 16 of the women’s Irish Senior Cup will see some of the big guns’ resources stretched to the limit as the absence of international stars will see plenty of juggling of the deck.
Three Rock Rovers have one of the best chances possible of ending Ireland’s wait for a knock-out win in the Euro Hockey League, club hockey’s biggest competition. They face Scotland’s Grange in the KO16 on Saturday morning (8.45am, Irish time – live stream available on www.eurohockeytv.org), the friendliest of possible draws for both sides in […]
Mark Tumilty’s reign as Irish coach started in pleasing fashion as they beat France twice in Bordeaux as they close in on their Olympic qualifiers.
Preseason favourites Clontarf, Avoca and Railway Union all ran up high scores in men’s Leinster Division One to make it two wins from two in the competition thus far.
Pembroke, UCD and Old Alex all ran up high-scoring wins as the three women’s Irish Senior Cup ties provided 25 goals, a tasty starter for the season ahead.
A mammoth 37 goals in five men’s EY Hockey League games marked an explosive day two of the competition with Lisnagarvey, Three Rock Rovers, UCD and Pembroke cashing in.
Men EY Hockey League: Annadale 1 (C Tremlett) Lisnagarvey 10 (D Nelson 3, A Williamson 3, B Nelson 2, T Chambers, O Kidd); Banbridge 2 (B McCandless, Ph Brown) Three Rock Rovers 5 (B Walker 2, J Hosking, S Grace); Corinthian 1 (I Stewart) Monkstown 1 (R Nichols); Pembroke 6 (A Sothern 2, R McCollum […]
Ireland won their series against China with two wins from two of the formally capped matches at Belfield this week.
Munster’s women’s Division One tips off this weekend with seven teams battling for the title following Catholic Institute’s promotion to the EYHL.
UCD’s credentials face a double test on the second weekend of the men’s EY Hockey League with Dublin derbies against YMCA and Glenanne.
The curtain on the women’s national stage tentatively raises this weekend with three Irish Senior Cup ties on the agenda as the EYHL lies in wait in mid-November.
Trinity, Monkstown and Corinthian played out a thrilling three-way battle for the Leinster Division One title with the students eventually prevailing following an immaculate unbeaten season.
Newpark Comprehensive and King’s Hospital qualified for the All-Ireland Schools following Wednesday’s qualifiers, joining Wesley, St Andrew’s and High School.
Mark Tumilty has made several changes to the Irish men’s squad for their two-match series with France next week, his first games in charge since taking on the coaching reins for the Olympic qualifying campaign. Crucially, the squad looks to have a more attacking outlook with Peter Caruth and Jonny McKee getting their first inclusions […]
Rathgar struck twice late on to earn the spoils from the closest run tie of men’s Leinster Division One’s opening round against Dublin University. Two goals in the last 10 minutes saw them prevail 4-2 to give them a strong start to the campaign. Gar took an early lead when they won the ball high […]
Ulster did the girls interprovincial double as both their Under-18 and 16s produced unbeaten records to win their respective titles.
Ireland’s women ran up a lively 4-2 victory over China on Sunday evening at Belfield as they ramp up their preparations for November’s Olympic qualifying ties against Canada.
Newly promoted UCD got the better of Three Rock; Lisnagarvey hit Pembroke for six; Brownlow strikes late for 3-2 win over YM; Corinthian draw with Annadale while Town tie with Bann
UCD defeated Three Rock on their return to the EYHL; Glenanne struck late on while Garvey made a major statement; check out all the key results from the EYHL, Leinster Division One and the interpros
The Irish Hockey Umpires Association (IHUA) is delighted to announce that it has signed an exciting clothing partnership with Specialist Sports Limited, the exclusive distributor for Adidas hockey equipment in the UK and Ireland.
Munster hockey’s biggest derby returns for the first time in four seasons as Cork C of I and Harlequins face off on the opening day of men’s Division One on Saturday. We look forward to the new season
Garryduff is the venue as Munster plays host for the girls Under-18 and 16 interpros this weekend with three days, 10 teams and 20 matches to savour.
The men’s EY Hockey League is back with a bang after a busy summer with plenty of high profile players and coaches making moves around the island and beyond.
With Corinthian and UCD promoted, the battle for Leinster Division One supremacy will take on a very different hue this season with the jostling for EYHL and EYHL2 place set to be a fascinating one.
Pels and Hockey Ireland grasping unique chance to promote the sport with ambitious qualifiers projectSeptember 19, 2019 | 255 views |
Hockey Ireland CEO Jerome Pels says the sport is grasping a “unique set of circumstances” at the launch of the ambitious project to host November’s Olympic qualifiers at Energia Park in Donnybrook.
New coach Mark Tumilty says it is crucial to get the Irish men’s side back playing with a smile on their face for the helter-skelter six-week preparation phase for the Olympic qualifiers in west Vancouver against Canada.
EY Ireland announced it will continue its sponsorship of Hockey Ireland’s highest level of domestic competition – the EY Hockey League – for a further three years.
Final preparations in place for Olympic qualifiers for both sides as China visit Dublin this weekendSeptember 17, 2019 | 525 views |
Ireland’s men are to play recently-crowned European and reigning world champions Belgium in an away international next month after two games with France in Bordeaux to prepare for their upcoming Olympic qualifying double-header with Canada in Vancouver
UCD opened their upgraded Belfield pitch this week as the club looks forward to a busy season with both the men’s and women’s first teams prepare for EYHL campaigns. The works took place over the summer and saw the pitch re-levelled, re-carpeted and a new floodlighting system and fence installed bringing the stadium up to […]