Late goals from Lukas Windfeder and Florian Fuchs saw Ireland fall 2-0 to reigning Olympic and European champions Germany in their second EuroHockey Nations Championships tie.
Ireland’s men clinched a 4-3 win over France in their opening EuroHockey Nations Championship tie, beating one of the few sides that can hurt their Olympic hopes at this competition.
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Craig Fulton has made three changes to the Irish panel for the European championships which begin next weekend in London with Michael Robson, Matthew Bell and Jonny Bruton coming into the side.
Monkstown will play in the EuroHockey League next season while Banbridge are bound for the EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy following the release of the confirmed final national ranking positions by the EHF.
Three Rock Rovers ended fourth in the EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy as the ran out of legs against Azerbaijan’s Atasport at Grange Road.
All the full match video from the Tilman Brewin Dolphin EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy final day with Three Rock Rovers taking on Atasport and SC Stroitel Brest playing SK Slavia Praha in the final
Three Rock Rovers huffed and puffed but could not break through the Belarussian wall put up by SC Stroitel Brest to miss out on a final berth at the Tilman Brewin Dolphin EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy in Grange Road.
Pembroke’s women’s EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy campaign ended on a low-key note in Minsk as they finished in eighth place overall, falling 5-1 to Russia’s Metrostroy in their classification match.
Ross Canning’s second goal from a narrow angle proved enough for Three Rock Rovers to scrape to second win from two outings at the Tilman EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy to head up Pool B.
Hosts Three Rock Rovers produced a superb closing salvo to get off to a flying start in the Tilman Brewin Dolphin EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy in Dublin.
Pembroke bounced back from their tricky opening day to draw 2-2 with Azerbaijan’s Atasport in Minsk but were denied victory late in the tie to draw 2-2 on day two of the women’s EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy.
From prior experience, Three Rock Rovers’ player-coach Joe Brennan knows how difficult landing glory at the Tilman Brewin Dolphin EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy.
Pembroke face an uphill battle in Group B of the Women’s EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy as goals in the five minutes either side of half-time saw them fall 3-0 to Royal Wellington.
Given just three months since they were confirmed as Ireland’s entrant for the EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy in Gorky Park in Minsk, Pembroke coach Keith Crawford says “preparations have been great” all things considered.
Three Rock Rovers captain Ali Haughton is looking forward to leading his club out in front of a fervent home support next weekend as they host the Tilman Brewin Dolphin EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy from May 22 to May 25.
Andy Smyth has named a panel of 18 players for the Under-18 boys European championships in Santander from July 19 to 25.
Two final quarter goals saw UCD fall out of touch with Surbiton, ultimately falling 4-1 to the English champions, meaning they finished sixth in the EuroHockey Club Champions Cup in Bilthoven last Monday.
UCD ladies will finish in Ireland’s best position in the EuroHockey Club Champions Cup since Randalstown in 1995 no matter what the outcome of their tie with English champions Surbiton on Monday.
UCD coach Jonathan Harte admitted he was “raging” as his side were denied an equaliser in contentious fashion as they fell 2-1 to Rot Weiss Koln in their EuroHockey Club Champions Cup in Bilthoven; a frustrating tie in which the students held sway for long periods in most facets bar the scoreboard