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DCFM interviews – February 13

DCFM interviews – February 13

February 17, 2016 | 395 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 | 1,044 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 | 411 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 | 555 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 | 560 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 | 571 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 | 597 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 | 903 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 | 1,268 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 | 602 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 | 1,220 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 | 1,250 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 | 1,546 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 | 1,550 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.

Russell and Upton set for NCAA showdown

Russell and Upton set for NCAA showdown

November 19, 2015 | 1,955 views | Leave a comment

Former Old Alex and Hermes starlet Emma Russell will line out against Limerick’s Roisin Upton on Friday afternoon bidding to take another big step closer to the NCAA crown in the semi-final of the US university competition.

Heskin steps away from Hockey Ireland for new role

Heskin steps away from Hockey Ireland for new role

November 17, 2015 | 2,851 views | Leave a comment

Mike Heskin will move on from the role as Hockey Ireland chief executive to a new post as Director of Sport at NUIG, it was announced today.

Merrion Fleet Arena cuts the ribbon at Rathdown

Merrion Fleet Arena cuts the ribbon at Rathdown

November 10, 2015 | 2,850 views | Leave a comment

Rathdown and Monkstown’s Merrion Fleet Arena was formally opened to great fanfare and decent crowds last Sunday despite a heavy downpour of rain.

OPINION: When is a ban not a ban?

OPINION: When is a ban not a ban?

November 9, 2015 | 3,733 views | Leave a comment

** Ulster-based journalist John Flack talks about how the EY Hockey League has impacted on media coverage in Ulster since its introduction this season. (Article not to be reproduced without permission of John Flack) One of the positive spin-offs from the introduction of the EY Irish Hockey League has been the increased media coverage the […]

Good’s Olympic dream moves closer

Good’s Olympic dream moves closer

November 3, 2015 | 1,708 views | Leave a comment

Kyle Good – along with several Monkstown club mates – moved a step closer to the Olympic dream in the small hours of Sunday morning last week as the national team had their place confirmed for Rio 2016.

Dealing with 2012 imperative to finally earning Olympic place

Dealing with 2012 imperative to finally earning Olympic place

October 29, 2015 | 1,491 views | Leave a comment

Irish coach Craig Fulton says that finally dealing with the “hurt” of missing on London 2012 played a pivotal part in building the mental resolve of his side to mount their first successful Olympic qualifying campaign.