Europe

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 | 895 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 | 419 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 | 536 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 | 529 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 | 448 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 | 478 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 | 650 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 | 215 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 | 617 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 | 987 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.

Dale and Sothern add to Belgian-based Irish contingent

Dale and Sothern add to Belgian-based Irish contingent

July 3, 2018 | 922 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke’s Alan Sothern and Cork C of I’s Julian Dale have joined the rapidly growing cohort of Irish senior men’s internationals who will play their hockey professionally on the continent next season.

Elliott plays his part in Dusseldorf’s rise in Germany

Elliott plays his part in Dusseldorf’s rise in Germany

July 2, 2018 | 564 views | Leave a comment

While most countries are in the depth of their summers off, Maurice Elliott’s club season only came to an end on Sunday as he helped his German club Deutscher Sportsklub Dusseldorf to promotion

Time is right for Cole as he moves to Oree

Time is right for Cole as he moves to Oree

June 25, 2018 | 837 views | Leave a comment

Stephen Cole says that the stars finally aligned to allow him to link up with a professional club this year as he takes up a contract with Belgian club Oree.

Shimmins set to breathe fire with Dragons next season

Shimmins set to breathe fire with Dragons next season

June 13, 2018 | 809 views | Leave a comment

Irish international midfielders Kirk Shimmins, Shane O’Donoghue and Stephen Cole have all taken up contracts in Belgium for the upcoming season.

Esteves fires Monkstown to fifth place in Euro Trophy

Esteves fires Monkstown to fifth place in Euro Trophy

May 21, 2018 | 292 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown completed their Euro Club Trophy campaign on a high with a 1-0 win over Ukraine’s MSC Sumchanka courtesy of Natalie Esteves’ 14th minute penalty corner goal.

Town keep Junior at bay for long periods to confirm Irish place in Trophy for 2019

Town keep Junior at bay for long periods to confirm Irish place in Trophy for 2019

May 20, 2018 | 326 views | Leave a comment

Anna Gil’s two penalty corner rebounds settled Pool B in the favour of Junior FC, marking their third successive win, but they were made to work all the way by hosts Monkstown.

UCD fall to four second half goals from hosts Surbiton

UCD fall to four second half goals from hosts Surbiton

May 20, 2018 | 498 views | Leave a comment

Four second half goals from Surbiton’s England internationals condemned UCD to eighth place from the EuroHockey Club Cup in London.

Monkstown fightback gives theirs and Irish hopes huge boost in Euro Trophy

Monkstown fightback gives theirs and Irish hopes huge boost in Euro Trophy

May 19, 2018 | 499 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown gave theirs – and Irish hockey’s – hopes of avoiding relegation to the third tier of women’s European club competition a massive boost as they came from behind to beat France’s Lille.

UCD unstuck by Mannheim in London; Town fall to Russians on opening day

UCD unstuck by Mannheim in London; Town fall to Russians on opening day

May 18, 2018 | 448 views | Leave a comment

UCD endured an agonising near miss against Mannheimer in the fifth to eighth place playoffs at the Euro Club Cup; Hermes-Monkstown fell 3-0 to Russian opposition on day one of the Trophy

Monkstown’s confidence on the rise for Euro Trophy bid

Monkstown’s confidence on the rise for Euro Trophy bid

May 18, 2018 | 400 views | Leave a comment

Hermes-Monkstown coach Gareth Watkins says the confidence gleaned from the closing six weeks of the Irish season will give his side a big boost going into the EuroHockey Club Trophy this weekend on home turf.