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Hermes and Monkstown formally join forces

Hermes and Monkstown formally join forces

April 26, 2016 | 2,486 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown and Hermes formally confirmed they will join forces for the 2016/17 season following respective EGMs on Monday evening passed the proposal.

McCay pays tribute to 200-cap club’s latest induction Cliodhna Sargent

McCay pays tribute to 200-cap club’s latest induction Cliodhna Sargent

April 12, 2016 | 2,536 views | Leave a comment

Prior to Ireland’s last game of the Hawkes Bay Cup against India, Shirley McCay – who missed playing in the tie with a broken bone in her hand – wrote the following touching tribute to Cliodhna Sargent in anticipation of her 200th cap for Sportswomen.ie. They have kindly allowed us to reproduce the piece.

Funding shortfall for Fulton’s Rio-bound team

Funding shortfall for Fulton’s Rio-bound team

April 1, 2016 | 1,882 views | Leave a comment

Irish coach Craig Fulton says his men’s team need to generate significant additional income to the tune of between €100,000 and €230,000 to give themselves the best possible chance of pushing for a medal at the Olympics.

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 | 1,538 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 | 328 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 | 800 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 | 504 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 | 334 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 | 408 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 | 1,066 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 | 418 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 | 572 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 | 572 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 | 585 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 | 613 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 | 917 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 | 1,312 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 | 615 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 | 1,241 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