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Mixing it with the professionals; funding key to push for world’s top ten

Mixing it with the professionals; funding key to push for world’s top ten

July 7, 2015 | 1,899 views | Leave a comment

Craig Fulton says that with proper financial support in place, Ireland’s men can push to become an established top ten side in the world following their fifth place finish in World League Round 3 in Antwerp.

Smith: Core materials for success in place in Ireland

Smith: Core materials for success in place in Ireland

June 25, 2015 | 1,132 views | Leave a comment

In a wide-ranging interview following his final game as Irish coach, Darren Smith speaks of his belief that Ireland’s women can push on and become a top ten ranked side with a more structured high performance vision with the elements in place for success

Dublin Uni “almost unrecognisable” as Trinity make push to up their level

Dublin Uni “almost unrecognisable” as Trinity make push to up their level

June 16, 2015 | 1,347 views | Comments (1)

Dublin University’s Stephen Ludgate says the club he played with last season is “almost unrecognisable” from the one he originally joined following a season of high achievement.

Gormley to become first Irishman to hit 200 caps

Gormley to become first Irishman to hit 200 caps

May 7, 2015 | 1,045 views | Leave a comment

Ronan Gormley is set to become the first Irish man to reach 200 international caps when he lines out for the national team against the Olympic champions, Germany, next Monday in Krefeld.

AUDIO: IHA Chief exec Heskin on where Irish hockey stands

AUDIO: IHA Chief exec Heskin on where Irish hockey stands

March 4, 2015 | 578 views | Leave a comment

Ahead of the Irish men’s departure to San Diego for the World League round two, Declan Hughes caught up with Mike Heskin to get his thoughts on where Irish hockey currently stands and the challenges ahead

VIDEO: Railway nick late win over Ballymoney

VIDEO: Railway nick late win over Ballymoney

March 4, 2015 | 486 views | Leave a comment

Despite being something of a dead rubber, Railway Union’s young charges nabbed a late win against Ballymoney 4-3 in their final Irish Hockey League match of the 2014/15 season

Russell adds yet another US accolade

Russell adds yet another US accolade

February 18, 2015 | 986 views | Leave a comment

Enniskerry native Emma Russell has added another award to her collection in the US as she was one of four members of the Syracuse University team to be named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Team.

VIDEO: Banbridge’s late comeback

VIDEO: Banbridge’s late comeback

February 11, 2015 | 572 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge moved into a strong position to advance to the semi-finals of the Irish Hockey League when they scored three times in the last ten minutes against Railway Union; check out the goals

AUDIO: Glens keen to test the best

AUDIO: Glens keen to test the best

February 4, 2015 | 438 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne coach Kieran Bolger told Declan Hughes it is important for his side to keep playing the best teams in order to get their standard to where they want to be; Declan also interviewed Hannah de Burgh Whyte, Paddy Conlon and Rory O’Donoghue

VIDEO: Five-star Railway through to semi-finals

VIDEO: Five-star Railway through to semi-finals

February 2, 2015 | 900 views | Leave a comment

Railway produced a fine performance to see off Trinity 5-0 in the quarter-finals of the Jacqui Potter Cup with Kate Lloyd scoring a brace in a classy all round outing; check out the highlights from the game

VIDEO: Town win Railway shoot-out

VIDEO: Town win Railway shoot-out

February 2, 2015 | 815 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown ran up a half-dozen goals to see off Railway Union at Park Avenue last Saturday to move a step closer to the league title; check out the majority of the goals here

VIDEO: Ireland edge nine-goal thriller

VIDEO: Ireland edge nine-goal thriller

February 1, 2015 | 756 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 | 403 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 | 509 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 | 962 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 | 758 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 | 1,109 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 | 808 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 | 1,215 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 | 537 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.