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VIDEO: Finals season in full flow

VIDEO: Finals season in full flow

March 22, 2016 | 982 views | Leave a comment

Check out the video highlights from the men’s and women’s Irish Senior Cups as well as the Mills Cup, Jacqui Potter Cup and Junior Jacqui Potter Cup finals from the past week

Interview – Graham Shaw looks forward to GB series

Interview – Graham Shaw looks forward to GB series

March 14, 2016 | 1,536 views | Leave a comment

Ahead of Ireland’s three match uncapped series against Great Britain at Bisham Abbey, Declan Hughes spoke to Irish women’s coach Graham Shaw about the importance of these games with the 2018 World Cup already in mind

AUDIO: Fulton and players reaction to France series

AUDIO: Fulton and players reaction to France series

March 4, 2016 | 327 views | Leave a comment

Declan Hughes speaks to Craig Fulton, Kirk Shimmins, Mitch Darling, Alan Sothern and David Harte during the week about Ireland’s wins over France at the Merrion Fleet Arena

Complex integration crucial for Wortmann’s Hermes

Complex integration crucial for Wortmann’s Hermes

February 26, 2016 | 786 views | Leave a comment

On paper, the influx of four front-line internationals into an already strong team was bound to make Hermes major contenders. Managing to get the gelling from day one, though, was a massive task for coach Rudi Wortmann but one that has laid the base for their spectacular campaign to date.

Ards maintain Irish place in second indoor tier but call for greater support for the boards

Ards maintain Irish place in second indoor tier but call for greater support for the boards

February 23, 2016 | 498 views | Leave a comment

ARDS breathed new life into the ailing patient that is indoor hockey in Ireland with their magnificent achievement in preserving second-tier status at the EuroHockey Club Indoor Champions Trophy tournament in Dundee at the weekend, writes John Flack.

Hockey Ireland link up with Volkswagen

Hockey Ireland link up with Volkswagen

February 23, 2016 | 329 views | Leave a comment

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles were confirmed on Monday as an official sponsor of Hockey Ireland in a deal that sees the company providing them with an Amarok and Caddy to assist with the association’s logistics.

DCFM interviews – February 13

DCFM interviews – February 13

February 17, 2016 | 407 views | Leave a comment

Declan Hughes spoke to the coaches from Railway Union’s men and women, Three Rock Rovers and UCD women as well as UCD goalscorer Elaine Carey followed the EYHL matches last Saturday afternoon

No mobile phones but plenty of role models and craic at cracking IHL contest

No mobile phones but plenty of role models and craic at cracking IHL contest

February 16, 2016 | 1,062 views | Leave a comment

Ulster-based reporter John Flack gives his views on a cracking EYHL tie between Hermes and Pegasus as well as mobile phones in the dug-out, the making of leaders and the craic associated with the new league

DCFM interviews – February 6

DCFM interviews – February 6

February 9, 2016 | 416 views | Leave a comment

Declan Hughes interviews the coaches after Loreto vs Glenanne in Leinster Division One as well as Mikey Watt after Monkstown vs Lisnagarvey in the men’s EYHL

Video: Railway Union 3 Lisnagarvey 6

Video: Railway Union 3 Lisnagarvey 6

February 2, 2016 | 570 views | Leave a comment

Most of the goals from Lisnagarvey’s impressive 6-3 win over Railway Union in the men’s Irish Senior Cup

DCFM interviews – January 30

DCFM interviews – January 30

February 2, 2016 | 571 views | Leave a comment

Declan Hughes interviews UCD’s Miles Warren, Gillian Pinder and Jeremy Duncan as well as Clontarf’s Gareth Borland after their respective games on Saturday afternoon

Fulton adds to Irish honours as world coach of year

Fulton adds to Irish honours as world coach of year

January 27, 2016 | 583 views | Leave a comment

A day after David Harte was named the world’s best goalkeeper, Craig Fulton was confirmed the men’s FIH Coach of the Year following a stellar year of Olympic qualification and European bronze.

Harte the world’s number one number one

Harte the world’s number one number one

January 26, 2016 | 608 views | Leave a comment

David Harte was named the men’s FIH World Goalkeeper of the Year for his exploits in 2015, helping Ireland claim place at the Olympic Games for the first time since 1908.

DCFM interviews – January 16 and 17

DCFM interviews – January 16 and 17

January 19, 2016 | 911 views | Leave a comment

Declan Hughes interviews following the Jacqui Potter Cup games between Railway Union and UCD and Loreto versus Old Alex along with words from YMCA and UCD men’s coaches after their Leinster Division One meeting

Zoe Wilson living the American Dream

Zoe Wilson living the American Dream

January 14, 2016 | 1,299 views | Leave a comment

These are exciting times for Zoe Wilson, who will make her senior international debut over the coming days when Ireland face Spain in four internationals in Valencia; she tells John Flack about what has been her time in the US.

2015 year in review – DCFM interviews

2015 year in review – DCFM interviews

January 13, 2016 | 611 views | Leave a comment

Dublin City FM’s Declan Hughes interviewed David Bane, Gareth Watkins, Gillian Pinder, Stella Davis, Jonny Caren and David Fitzgerald about their hockey highlights for the year gone by; have a listen here

Rising Star’s Belgian experience helps raise the bar

Rising Star’s Belgian experience helps raise the bar

January 4, 2016 | 1,234 views | Leave a comment

Shane O’Donoghue speaks about his nomination for the FIH Rising Star of the Year award and how moving to Belgium to play professionally helped raise his game to a new level

The 10 most read Hook stories of 2015

The 10 most read Hook stories of 2015

January 1, 2016 | 1,270 views | Leave a comment

The 2015 year gone by will be remembered long into the future as the year the Irish men finally ended a lengthy wait for Olympic qualification and this is reflected in the most-read stories on The Hook.

VIDEO: Neville Cup final highlights

VIDEO: Neville Cup final highlights

December 28, 2015 | 1,556 views | Leave a comment

All the goals from Railway Union’s 4-3 win over Monkstown in the 2015 Neville Cup final at Serpentine Avenue

Russell and Wilson paint the NCAA Orange

Russell and Wilson paint the NCAA Orange

November 23, 2015 | 1,566 views | Leave a comment

Enniskerry’s Emma Russell and Antrim’s Zoe Wilson continued Ireland’s excellent recent run in the NCAA in the US as they helped Syracuse University to their first ever national title on Sunday evening.