Getting young people talking is the message for young stars from Irish goalkeeper David Harte following the recent Mental Health Awareness month as they cope with the emotional rollercoaster that comes with the sporting life.
Last summer, Charlene’s Project travelled from Ireland with half a ton of hockey sticks, balls and kit to Uganda. A year on, the incredible Barr family looks set to make the same journey with double that amount of gear.
New Irish coach Andrew Meredith has revealed himself revealed himself to be a former art director and lover of graphic design — his method of switching off from “a hotel room that looks like NASA” when he’s away at hockey tournaments.
Former Irish men’s senior coach Paul Revington has hit back at suggestions that he and his management team were the root cause of a €37,500 overspend that almost saw Ireland withdraw from the Champions Challenge I.
While two head coaches moved on from the senior international setups during the summer to different amounts of fanfare, the retirements of managers Peter Jackson and Sally-Ann Fanagan were quieter affairs.
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