Europe

Mullan set for Alster debut in German league

Mullan set for Alster debut in German league

August 31, 2018 | 626 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 | 199 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 | 607 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 | 955 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 | 898 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 | 544 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 | 817 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 | 789 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 | 283 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 | 316 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 | 491 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 | 488 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 | 435 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 | 382 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.

UCD face toughest possible draw in Euro Cup

UCD face toughest possible draw in Euro Cup

May 16, 2018 | 442 views | Leave a comment

UCD start their EuroHockey Club Cup challenge on Thursday afternoon with one of the toughest possible draws, taking on Dutch giants AH&BC Amsterdam in Surbiton in the quarter-final stage.

Monkstown sign up Colliers as Euro tournament sponsor

Monkstown sign up Colliers as Euro tournament sponsor

April 28, 2018 | 225 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown’s hosting of the women’s EuroHockey Club Trophy received a big boost this week with confirmation global real estate advisors Colliers International have taken on the title sponsorship of the event.

High School and Loreto Dalkey enjoy tour to remember

High School and Loreto Dalkey enjoy tour to remember

April 27, 2018 | 251 views | Leave a comment

The High School and Loreto Dalkey took in a Euro Hockey League weekend to remember earlier this month, taking on local Dutch sides in Rotterdam as well as taking in some of the world’s best club hockey.

Rovers denied KO8 place by Saint Germain

Rovers denied KO8 place by Saint Germain

April 1, 2018 | 336 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers missed out on a place in the Euro Hockey League KO8 – what would have been a first for an Irish club – in painful style as they succumbed 3-2 to Saint Germain in Rotterdam.

Blakeney attempts to make some lasting EHL memories

Blakeney attempts to make some lasting EHL memories

March 30, 2018 | 639 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers’ Peter Blakeney – along with Mitch Darling – is just one of two members of the club’s last EHL experience back in 2008/09 but while he was part of the first Irish side to reach the KO16, he says he is the last person to ask about his memories of it.

Beast from the East wipes out hockey schedule as Hockey Ireland consider winter alternatives

Beast from the East wipes out hockey schedule as Hockey Ireland consider winter alternatives

March 2, 2018 | 484 views | Leave a comment

All of the weekend’s national and provincial level hockey fixtures have all been postponed; Hockey Ireland, meanwhile, are looking at what can be done toward a winter break; Bann awarded Champs Trophy hosting