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Masters men’s Over-40s claim Euro bronze in own piece of history-making

Masters men’s Over-40s claim Euro bronze in own piece of history-making

September 2, 2015 | 1,297 views | Leave a comment

While the Irish senior men had a week to remember, their Over-40 counter-parts had a similarly memorable time in London last week when they earned their first ever bronze medal in the Masters event; here is Duggie Good’s report from the event

Anatomy of a bronze; Fulton’s charges play waiting game after epic 18-month rise

Anatomy of a bronze; Fulton’s charges play waiting game after epic 18-month rise

August 31, 2015 | 2,488 views | Leave a comment

And now the wait commences. October 25 is the date almost indelibly marked on the minds of the Irish hockey public after one of the most thrilling years for the sport.

Bloodied and bruised Gleghorne embodies fighting Irish spirit

Bloodied and bruised Gleghorne embodies fighting Irish spirit

August 30, 2015 | 3,204 views | Comments (1)

If ever there was an image to embody the performance of the team, Paul Gleghorne’s slinged up arm with blood dripping from his knuckles captured it; his and Matthew Bell’s reaction to what was another mighty week for Irish hockey

Symmons inducted in the EHF Hall of Fame

Symmons inducted in the EHF Hall of Fame

August 30, 2015 | 865 views | Leave a comment

Irish legend Nikki Symmons became one of two new additions to the European Hockey Federation Hall of Fame following her immaculate career.

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 | 1,558 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 | 1,341 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 | 1,197 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 | 1,403 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 | 1,275 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 | 1,022 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 | 1,188 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 | 1,458 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 | 1,516 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 | 1,113 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 | 877 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 | 1,388 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 | 622 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 | 783 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 | 858 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 | 633 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.