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VIDEO: Ireland edge nine-goal thriller

VIDEO: Ireland edge nine-goal thriller

February 1, 2015 | 749 views | Leave a comment

Last Monday, Ireland’s men produced a thrilling 5-4 win over South Africa in Cape Town; check out Enhanced Sports excellent highlights package with some great goals throughout

AUDIO: Ireland looking to build on Spain series

AUDIO: Ireland looking to build on Spain series

January 28, 2015 | 395 views | Leave a comment

Last Saturday, Declan Hughes spoke to Graham Shaw, Rory O’Donoghue, Anna O’Flanagan, Jonny Harte, Chloe Watkins, Gillian Pinder and Nikki Evans on behalf of Dublin City FM and The Hook about the latest club and international games

VIDEO: Railway through to ISC semi-finals

VIDEO: Railway through to ISC semi-finals

January 27, 2015 | 500 views | Leave a comment

Check out the goals from Railway Union’s 4-1 win over Glenanne last Saturday in the Irish Senior Cup; video with thanks to Tristan Seaton-Stedham from Glenanne Park

VIDEO: Ireland draw 2-2 with South Africa

VIDEO: Ireland draw 2-2 with South Africa

January 26, 2015 | 948 views | Leave a comment

Check out this nice video montage of the Irish men’s first game of 2015, drawing 2-2 with South Africa in Hartleyvale; they play again this evening at the same venue in game two of six ties to be played in South Africa

VIDEO: Highlights from Hermes vs UCD

VIDEO: Highlights from Hermes vs UCD

January 13, 2015 | 747 views | Leave a comment

Hermes recently snatched a draw against UCD that could prove a vital moment in the women’s Leinster division one title race; check out the highlights from the match

Wortmann hails Hermes’ “fully deserved draw”

Wortmann hails Hermes’ “fully deserved draw”

January 6, 2015 | 1,005 views | Leave a comment

Declan Hughes interviewed Railway Union’s Hannah de Burgh Whyte, UCD’s Jonathan Harte, Loreto’s Niall Denham and Hermes’ Rudi Wortmann following their key games in women’s Leinster Division One last weekend

Leinster hockey looks back on the highlights of 2014

Leinster hockey looks back on the highlights of 2014

December 31, 2014 | 801 views | Leave a comment

2014 proved a memorable year for Irish hockey from the club scene to a break-out year for the Irish women’s international team; Declan Hughes caught up with a number of members of the Leinster hockey community to get their highlights from the year gone by.

LHA seeking consensus over 2015/16 league structure; Inst’s Dumican proposes new IHL format

LHA seeking consensus over 2015/16 league structure; Inst’s Dumican proposes new IHL format

December 27, 2014 | 1,195 views | Leave a comment

In recent weeks, the Leinster Hockey Association held a meeting with the men’s clubs with a few to how the branch will organise leagues for the 2015/16 season in light of the IHA EGM vote for an expanded, “full-season” Irish Hockey League.

Russell and Upton named on All-American list

Russell and Upton named on All-American list

December 21, 2014 | 508 views | Leave a comment

Emma Russell and Roisin Upton were both named in the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I All-America honours list, effectively the line-up of the best 11 players in the NCAA college hockey season.

Television key to continuing growth of hockey as Negre outlines FIH vision for future

Television key to continuing growth of hockey as Negre outlines FIH vision for future

December 19, 2014 | 540 views | Leave a comment

The FIH this week confirmed the format for World League round three, the tournament from which Ireland will hope to earn an Olympic ticket during a wide-ranging press conference with FIH president Leandro Negre in Bhubaneswar this week

Limerick native lands second NCAA title

Limerick native lands second NCAA title

November 24, 2014 | 365 views | Leave a comment

Roisin Upton helped the Uconn Huskies to a second successive NCAA division one national championship in the US as they edged past Emma Russell’s Syracuse University 1-0 in Sunday’s final.

NCAA: And then there were two

NCAA: And then there were two

November 17, 2014 | 411 views | Leave a comment

Former Holy Child Killiney student Emma Russell, with Syracuse University, and Crescent College’s Roisin Upton, with the UConn Huskies, still have their NCAA hopes in tact following the first two rounds of playoff action in the US.

Harte brothers signed up for Hockey India League

Harte brothers signed up for Hockey India League

November 17, 2014 | 820 views | Leave a comment

David Harte’s status as one of the world’s best goalkeepers was further confirmed on Saturday when he was bought at auction by Dabang Mumbai for the third edition of the Hockey India League for $51,000 (c. €40,700).

Titles galore for Irish players in the US

Titles galore for Irish players in the US

November 12, 2014 | 749 views | Leave a comment

The US college hockey season is down to its final 19 teams with plenty of Irish still in the mix for the title following the conclusion of the respective conferences with plenty landing regional titles.

Audio: Dublin City FM’s Leinster hockey coverage

Audio: Dublin City FM’s Leinster hockey coverage

November 6, 2014 | 429 views | Leave a comment

Declan Hughes has been wracking up a series of interviews with some of the great and good from around the Leinster hockey scene and beyond for Dublin City 103.2FM’s coverage of the sport; check out some of his recent interviews

Irish young stars shine in the US system

Irish young stars shine in the US system

November 5, 2014 | 1,622 views | Leave a comment

Emma Russell was named in the 2014 All-Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) honours list on Wednesday morning, becoming just Syracuse’s second first team-honouree following a superb regular season in the US; she was among a series of Irish players honoured across the conferences

The Year in Review: Smith reflects on strong 2014

The Year in Review: Smith reflects on strong 2014

November 5, 2014 | 450 views | Leave a comment

By most statistics, 2014 was a particularly sweet one for Ireland’s Green Army. A silver medal at the Champions Challenge in Glasgow was certainly the highlight, especially when considered they entered the tournament as the seventh ranked side.

Video: Railway run up 3-2 win over Lurgan

Video: Railway run up 3-2 win over Lurgan

November 3, 2014 | 603 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union’s women got their first win of this season’s Irish Hockey League campaign with a 3-2 success over Lurgan at Park Avenue; check out the video highlights taken by Tristan Seaton-Stedham

Highlight reel: Speers the arch poacher

Highlight reel: Speers the arch poacher

October 22, 2014 | 629 views | Leave a comment

On a day when Alex Speers retired from international hockey, here’s a couple of videos that show her poacher’s instincts; there’s also some crackers from John Jackson, a stunning David Harte penalty save and a drag-flick master class from Pau Quemada and Jerome Dekeyser

Former Irish captain Speers calls time on Ireland career

Former Irish captain Speers calls time on Ireland career

October 22, 2014 | 535 views | Leave a comment

Former Irish captain Alex Speers has retired from international hockey after eight years with the national set-up, encompassing 164 caps and 19 goals for the national side since making her debut in 2006.