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EHF launches new e-zine and photographer competition

EHF launches new e-zine and photographer competition

November 12, 2008 | 190 views | Leave a comment

The European Hockey Federation has launched its new e-zine which aims to keep the hockey community updated with all the events and activities happening around Europe under the management of the EHF. To subscribe, click here: The organisation is also looking to get information and feedback from hockey people in order to improve the organisation […]

Three Rock to travel to Hamburg

Three Rock to travel to Hamburg

November 11, 2008 | 256 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers will travel to the home of the EHL champions, UHC Hamburg (Uhlenhorst) for the KO16 round of the competition. The last 16 phase of the competition takes place from Friday 10 to Monday 13 April with the draw for the round happening in the next couple of weeks. Group winners will play […]

Men's Division One preview

Men's Division One preview

November 6, 2008 | 254 views | Leave a comment

Fingal begin the weekend top of division for the first time in their history and will hope to hold the position after the sixth round of matches as they hosts YMCA. This season, the club has produced some amazing comebacks, overturning a 3-1 half-time deficit against Corinthian to win 5-3, a late tie with Pembroke […]

Three Rock Rover 0 ONO Atletic Terrasa 0

Three Rock Rover 0 ONO Atletic Terrasa 0

October 31, 2008 | 303 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock produced an excellent performance to pick up one of Irish club’s best results in top European competition for years, drawing with Spanish giants, Atletic Terrassa. In a game short on goals but high on drama, Rovers produced some great hockey in the first three quarters before surviving an onslaught in the final 17 […]

Men's weekend preview: Fulton vs Anthoni

Men's weekend preview: Fulton vs Anthoni

October 31, 2008 | 224 views | Leave a comment

Not many fixtures in Leinster hockey capture the imagination like the recent series between Glenanne and Pembroke and, while Three Rock have got involved in the mix at the top of the table, nothing stirs the emotions like this tie. This Saturday sees the first meeting of good friends Arul Anthoni and Craig Fulton in […]

Three Rock ready for international challenge

Three Rock ready for international challenge

October 29, 2008 | 335 views | Leave a comment

Three Rock Rovers take on Europe’s finest this weekend with one of the toughest draws in the Euro Hockey League, facing the Belgian champions KHC Leuven and Spanish league leaders ONO Atletic Terrassa. Both opponents have brought in a number of players from home and abroad to strengthen their squads this year; something which Rovers’ […]

Argentina name European-based selection

Argentina name European-based selection

October 27, 2008 | 264 views | Leave a comment

Argentina have announced a completely European-based squad for their pair of fixtures with Ireland this week, with players plying their trade with clubs from Holland, Belgium and Spain. Among them, it is interesting to see Matias Cammareri (pictured) included, given his club side Rotterdam (click here to see them in action last Sunday) are set […]

Men's Division One: Week Four results

Men's Division One: Week Four results

October 25, 2008 | 303 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne 1 (Stephen Butler) Monkstown 1 (Gareth Watkins)On a fascinating day of Leinster League action, Glenanne-Monkstown take the honours for most controversial game of the day. The bare facts are that Gareth Watkins’ second half goal cancelled out Stephen Butler’s drag-flick for a share of the spoils. The main talking point was the bizarre situation […]

Men's IHL preview

Men's IHL preview

October 16, 2008 | 281 views | Leave a comment

You’ve heard all about the league, got up to date on the new rules. So, who’s going to win the inaugural IHL? With the IHL underway tomorrow, I thought it was only good and proper for me to wade in and give my thoughts on who will do what this season. (For a further preview, […]

Passmore clarifies domestic availability of internationals

Passmore clarifies domestic availability of internationals

September 28, 2008 | 220 views | Leave a comment

High Performance Director, Dave Passmore has clarified the situation regarding how many games international players can take part in on the domestic season this week. The restrictions have been introduced to prevent over-playing with the hope of keeping the countries top players in prime condition for the national team. For the 2008/09 season, players could […]

Indoor league to take on national flavour

Indoor league to take on national flavour

September 28, 2008 | 217 views | Leave a comment

The indoor league will continue its resurgence this season with the inclusion of four sides from Ulster as Cookstown, Banbridge, Mossley and Annadale have confirmed they will participate in the competition – revisiting the halcyon days of the competition in the 80s when Ulster’s finest locked horns with an all-conquering Avoca side for the title. […]

Pembroke Wanderers

Pembroke Wanderers

September 14, 2008 | 342 views | Leave a comment

Last Season: 2nd Record: Won 14 Drew 4 Lost 0 Pts 46 Goals For 83 Goals Against 17 Coach: Craig Fulton Captain: Ronan Gormley Players In: Michael O’Connor (UCD), Florian Richter (Germany) Players Out: Stephen O’Keefe (UCD), Patrick Good (YMCA), John McInroy (Corinthian) Summary: One of the biggest plusses for Pembroke this season could be […]

Three Rock Rovers

Three Rock Rovers

September 14, 2008 | 286 views | Leave a comment

Last Season: 1st Record: Won 15 Drew 2 Lost 1 Pts 47 Goals For 68 Goals Against 20 Coach: Turloch O’Siochain Captain: Peter McConnell Players In: Lucas Piccioli (Corinthian), David Storey (UCD), Niall Denham (Almere, The Netherlands), Patrick Shanahan (Bandon), Peter Blakeney (WA Thundersticks, Australia) Players Out: Richie Irvine (UCD), Maarten Sier (HIC, The Netherlands), […]

Pembroke to host Euro Hockey Trophy

Pembroke to host Euro Hockey Trophy

September 12, 2008 | 240 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke Wanderers will stage the EuroHockey Men’s Trophy over the Easter weekend, from April 10-13 2009. The tournament, introduced last season for the first time, acts as the second tier of European competition for men below the EuroHockey League and provides qualifying points for the main event. Last season, Glenanne won a thrilling competition in […]

Tempest Trophy: Kelburne and C of I win

Tempest Trophy: Kelburne and C of I win

August 22, 2008 | 230 views | Leave a comment

Kelburne got the Tempest Trophy off to a stylish start as they showed their EHL credentials with a 10-1 over YMCA. With seven full internationals and every single member of their starting level having played some form of national level hockey, Kelburne were always likely to be a handful and proved it when Michael Christie […]

Jermyn and Blakeney return for Tempest Cup

Jermyn and Blakeney return for Tempest Cup

August 22, 2008 | 216 views | Leave a comment

Two of Ireland ’s wandering stars return to their homeland this weekend as the hockey season kicks back into gear with the Tempest Cup in Grange Road . Peter Blakeney makes his return to his home club after nine months abroad; Three Rock Rovers for the high-level preseason tournament which sees Ireland ’s club champions […]

Irish squads named for Wales series

Irish squads named for Wales series

August 20, 2008 | 370 views | Leave a comment

Peter Blakeney makes his return to the men’s senior international squad as David Passmore chose to rest a number of the big-hitter for their two-match series with Wales in September. The maverick striker returned from Australia two weeks ago, having just finished the Australian league season with Freemantle. During the season, Blakeney was called up […]

Olympic round-up: Day Eight

Olympic round-up: Day Eight

August 17, 2008 | 203 views | Leave a comment

Another key day in the Olympic tournament sees Pool B look virtually done and dusted barring an unlikely huge win for Britain over Australia. On the other hand, Pool A will have an intriguing finale with Spain, Germany, New Zealand and Korea all in the mix. In the game’s opening match, Britain threw away their […]

Olympic Hockey: BBC/RTE/EBU

Olympic Hockey: BBC/RTE/EBU

August 13, 2008 | 193 views | Leave a comment

Lots of hockey available to watch on Thursday.: * Rte.ie starts the day with China vs Netherlands at 1.20am (about an hour’s time) on their online channels http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics2008/player.html * BBC has GB against New Zealand on the Red button on their digital service from 6am and a repeat on their Cable 6 at 9am * […]

Olympic round-up: Day Four

Olympic round-up: Day Four

August 13, 2008 | 184 views | Leave a comment

Australia outclassed a hapless South Africa to take top spot in Pool B with a facile 10-0 win, with midfielder Eli Matheson netting a hat-trick. Jamie Dwyer was inspired and they racked up some tidy goals with neat touches and sharper skills in the circle. 5-0 at half-time and another five in the second period […]