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History boys claim first ever elite level medal with 4-2 win over England

History boys claim first ever elite level medal with 4-2 win over England

August 29, 2015 | 1,468 views | Leave a comment

Making history, the recurring mantra of the Irish senior men’s team. An incredible year for the team was capped with the biggest moment yet, winning Ireland’s first ever medal at an elite level competition with a breathless 4-2 win over home host England.

Harte: Ireland “not leaving without a medal” from Euros

Harte: Ireland “not leaving without a medal” from Euros

August 28, 2015 | 1,256 views | Leave a comment

David Harte says the Irish team mantra is “we are not leaving here without a medal” as they build up for their European Championships semi-final in London.

Hertzberger solo strike denies Ireland final berth in tight Euro battle

Hertzberger solo strike denies Ireland final berth in tight Euro battle

August 27, 2015 | 1,062 views | Leave a comment

Irish coach Craig Fulton felt his side “missed an opportunity” as they lost 1-0 to world number two side the Netherlands in the semi-final of the EuroHockey Nations Championships in London.

Masters Over-40s also through to Euro semi-finals

Masters Over-40s also through to Euro semi-finals

August 25, 2015 | 1,310 views | Leave a comment

Matching the senior men’s team, Ireland’s Over-40 Masters secured a European semi final place for the first time in their history to setup a match against the old foe of England.

Another marquee day for Irish men as Belgian draw earns maiden Euro semi-final

Another marquee day for Irish men as Belgian draw earns maiden Euro semi-final

August 25, 2015 | 1,177 views | Leave a comment

The good times keep on rolling. Ireland’s men’s hockey team added yet another incredible result to their ever-growing list in 2015 as they squeezed out a draw against world number four side Belgium in London to reach the semi-final of the European championships for the very first time.

Germany’s double strike late on denies Ireland

Germany’s double strike late on denies Ireland

August 23, 2015 | 946 views | Leave a comment

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 secure important 4-3 win over France

Ireland secure important 4-3 win over France

August 22, 2015 | 1,119 views |

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.

European summer comes to close with Irish men battling the top brass

European summer comes to close with Irish men battling the top brass

August 21, 2015 | 1,380 views | Leave a comment

The full lowdown on the EuroHockey Nations Championships from an Irish perspective with an overview of the group opponents, where to watch the games and more

Three changes for Europeans for Irish senior men

Three changes for Europeans for Irish senior men

August 15, 2015 | 1,370 views | Leave a comment

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.

Town confirmed for second EHL trip; Bann Trophy-bound

Town confirmed for second EHL trip; Bann Trophy-bound

June 1, 2015 | 1,023 views | Comments (1)

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.

Rovers caught late on by Atasport to finish fourth

Rovers caught late on by Atasport to finish fourth

May 25, 2015 | 741 views | Comments (1)

Three Rock Rovers ended fourth in the EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy as the ran out of legs against Azerbaijan’s Atasport at Grange Road.

VIDEO: EuroHockey Club Champions playback

VIDEO: EuroHockey Club Champions playback

May 25, 2015 | 1,228 views | Comments (2)

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

Brest cling on to block Rovers’ assault and reach Euro Trophy final

Brest cling on to block Rovers’ assault and reach Euro Trophy final

May 24, 2015 | 555 views | Leave a comment

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 end eighth in Euro Champions Trophy

Pembroke end eighth in Euro Champions Trophy

May 24, 2015 | 683 views | Comments (1)

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.

Canning shoots Rovers to two wins from two

Canning shoots Rovers to two wins from two

May 23, 2015 | 785 views | Leave a comment

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.

Rovers Rock their way to late victory over Vinnitsa

Rovers Rock their way to late victory over Vinnitsa

May 22, 2015 | 544 views | Leave a comment

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 tie with Atasport in rain-soaked Minsk

Pembroke tie with Atasport in rain-soaked Minsk

May 22, 2015 | 278 views | Leave a comment

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.

Brennan hoping to impart Euro experience as Three Rock host Trophy tournament

Brennan hoping to impart Euro experience as Three Rock host Trophy tournament

May 21, 2015 | 488 views | Leave a comment

From prior experience, Three Rock Rovers’ player-coach Joe Brennan knows how difficult landing glory at the Tilman Brewin Dolphin EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy.

Wellington down Pembroke in Euro opener

Wellington down Pembroke in Euro opener

May 21, 2015 | 436 views | Leave a comment

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.

Prepared Pembroke ready for Belarussian challenge

Prepared Pembroke ready for Belarussian challenge

May 20, 2015 | 838 views | Leave a comment

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.