Europe

Loreto end on a high to boost Irish hopes of retaining top tier place

Loreto end on a high to boost Irish hopes of retaining top tier place

April 22, 2019 | 939 views | Leave a comment

Loreto gave Ireland’s hopes of retaining their place at the top table of European hockey a big boost as two goals in a 35 second spell saw them beat Belarus’s Ritm Grodno 2-1 in Amsterdam.

Loreto to battle for seventh as UCD still in gold contention

Loreto to battle for seventh as UCD still in gold contention

April 21, 2019 | 510 views | Leave a comment

Loreto will battle for seventh place in the women’s EuroHockey Club Cup while UCD are right in the mix for a potential final place in the Trophy following Saturday’s action in continental competition.

UCD go close to victory over Holcs as Loreto and TRR lose in Euro challenges

UCD go close to victory over Holcs as Loreto and TRR lose in Euro challenges

April 19, 2019 | 718 views | Leave a comment

UCD produced the performance of the day from an Irish perspective in the EuroHockey competitions as they drew 1-1 with hosts Holcombe in Kent in the Trophy.

Loreto and UCD ready for European challenges

Loreto and UCD ready for European challenges

April 18, 2019 | 352 views | Leave a comment

Loreto face the toughest possible quarter-final in the EuroHockey Club Cup as they look to dethrone Den Bosch, the dominant force for almost 20 years, when they meet in Amsterdam.

Three Rock dreams of Dragon-slaying denied in Eindhoven

Three Rock dreams of Dragon-slaying denied in Eindhoven

April 18, 2019 | 280 views | Leave a comment

For a second year running, Three Rock Rovers battled hard but found the Euro Hockey League KO8 out of range as they fell to Belgian outfit KHC Dragons.

Hosking hoping Three Rock have stomach for EHL Dragon-slaying

Hosking hoping Three Rock have stomach for EHL Dragon-slaying

April 16, 2019 | 213 views | Leave a comment

A year on from a now infamous 20-10 defeat to KHC Dragons, Three Rock Rovers are facing up to a rematch with the Belgian champions hoping for a vastly different outcome in the Euro Hockey League KO16.

Ards finish strong to retain Ireland’s place in Europe

Ards finish strong to retain Ireland’s place in Europe

February 18, 2019 | 96 views | Leave a comment

Ards did Ulster and Irish hockey proud at the weekend when they finished a very creditable fifth at the EuroHockey Indoor Challenge tournament in Douai, France.

Ards in uncharted territory ahead of Euro indoors in France

Ards in uncharted territory ahead of Euro indoors in France

February 13, 2019 | 316 views | Leave a comment

Ards will be in uncharted territory in more ways than one when they represent Ireland at the European Indoor Championship in France this weekend, writes John Flack.

Rovers through to Euro promotion pool in Oslo

Rovers through to Euro promotion pool in Oslo

February 9, 2019 | 262 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers advanced to the EuroHockey Indoor Challenge I promotion pool as group winners in Oslo following an ever-improving set of performances.

Three Rock going deep underground in search for Euro glory

Three Rock going deep underground in search for Euro glory

February 7, 2019 | 189 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers are going deep underground for their latest European adventure as they travel to Oslo for the EuroHockey Indoor Club Challenge I this weekend.

Walsh has stomach for the Indian battle as Ireland take every precaution

Walsh has stomach for the Indian battle as Ireland take every precaution

October 28, 2018 | 962 views | Leave a comment

Daragh Walsh says the Irish men’s team have already spent six months trying to get their stomachs ready for the World Cup in India in late November.

Rovers return to domestic matters with big Garvey test

Rovers return to domestic matters with big Garvey test

October 12, 2018 | 474 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers return to domestic action following their success at the Euro Hockey League ROUND1 in Barcelona, winning through to the KO16 on goal difference.

Rovers play waiting game after dramatic late draw

Rovers play waiting game after dramatic late draw

October 6, 2018 | 566 views | Leave a comment

Luke Madeley’s equaliser with 70 seconds to go earned Three Rock Rovers a 1-1 draw with Junior FC at the Euro Hockey League in Barcelona, giving them a chance at qualifying for the KO16.

Rovers run up biggest Irish win in the EHL

Rovers run up biggest Irish win in the EHL

October 5, 2018 | 579 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers produced the biggest win by an Irish club in Euro Hockey League history as they smashed Racing Club de France 6-0, giving them a great shot at reaching the KO16 in Barcelona.

Rovers looking to hit the ground running in Barcelona

Rovers looking to hit the ground running in Barcelona

October 4, 2018 | 480 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers are looking to hit the ground running in Barcelona at EHL ROUND1 after a short run-in of domestic matches in preparation for their games with Racing Club de France and Spain’s Junior FC.

The Irish abroad: Tice a big hit down under

The Irish abroad: Tice a big hit down under

September 24, 2018 | 529 views | Leave a comment

The Irish abroad enjoyed a week to remember with Lena Tice taking gold with North Harbour from New Zealand’s Hockey League the highlight; a round-up of how the wild geese got on this week around the world

Mullan set for Alster debut in German league

Mullan set for Alster debut in German league

August 31, 2018 | 686 views | Leave a comment

While the domestic league is almost a month away, five of Ireland’s World Cup silver medalists start their new club seasons this weekend much earlier than usual.

Ingram enjoys perfect start to life at Rotterdam

Ingram enjoys perfect start to life at Rotterdam

August 28, 2018 | 251 views | Leave a comment

Mark Ingram enjoyed a stunning debut for HC Rotterdam in the Hoofdklasse as he saved a penalty stroke to earn his side a big win over AH&BC Amsterdam.

Rovers’ Barcelona opponents known but Euro indoor tournament cancelled

Rovers’ Barcelona opponents known but Euro indoor tournament cancelled

July 17, 2018 | 645 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers found out one leg of their European season but also had a disappointment with the news they will not have a Euro indoor competition to look forward to in 2019.

Murray and Ingram get big moves to Rotterdam

Murray and Ingram get big moves to Rotterdam

July 5, 2018 | 1,067 views | Leave a comment

Sean Murray and Mark Ingram will both move to HC Rotterdam this summer, bringing the total of senior men’s internationals playing for clubs outside Ireland to over 20.