Three Rock Rovers survived an almighty semi-final scare to retain the Leinster men’s indoor league title and keep alive hopes of a fourth National Indoor Trophy in succession.
Ireland’s women earned European indoor promotion at the first attempt after they romped over the line in Bratislava, earning them a silver medal from the third tier of continental competition with two big wins on Sunday..
Ireland’s indoor women put themselves in a super position to land one of the two promotion spots on offer in Slovakia as they beat the hosts in a thriller before seeing off Denmark.
Ireland ended day one of the women’s EuroHockey Indoor Championships III in Slovakia in contention for a potential promotion place following a 5-0 win over Portugal and a 5-1 loss to Spain.
Experience is no prerequisite this weekend in Bratislava as Ireland’s women return to European action for the first time since their sixth place finish in the top tier back in 1990.
Lily Lloyd’s perfectly placed double saw Railway Union retain the Leinster women’s indoor league as they withstood Muckross’s late rush in the final at St Columba’s.
Ireland’s men struck twice in the closing two minutes to snatch a bronze medal from the EuroHockey Indoor Championships III in Santander, crowning a satisfying first weekend back in the game.
The Irish men’s indoor side finished the day with a bronze medal match assured, copper-fastened by a 4-0 win over Slovenia in their final group game of the EuroHockey Indoor Championship III in Santander.
“A good day, a challenging day and a really educational day, an amazing experience,” John Jackson reflected after a draw and a loss marked Ireland’s return to indoor international action after 33 years.
After 33 years wait, the Irish men’s indoor side finally return to action on Friday with a double-header against Wales (11am) and Scotland (5pm) in Santander in the EuroHockey Championships III.
For a third successive year, the hosts prevailed at the Leinster schoolgirls indoor plate tournament with King’s Hospital winning in their home hall their final success against Mount Temple.
Monkstown, Railway Union A, Muckross and North Kildare all advanced to the final four of their respective Leinster Indoor League competitions following quarter-final day at St Columba’s.
The Leinster indoor leagues reach the playoff stage on Sunday with the remaining semi-final places up for grabs at St Columba’s College. The women’s competition still has some unfinished business on Saturday evening with unbeaten UCD facing winless Old Alex and Bray. The relevance of the ties will determine the make-up of the playoffs. Two […]
Irish men’s indoor coach Kenny Carroll is thrilled to see the country make its long-awaited return to international action, believing the code to be a key method of developing the sport locally and beyond.
Ali Meeke, Sarah Patton and Hannah Humphreys will all make their indoor international debut at the EuroHockey Championships III in a fortnight’s time following Dave Passmore’s final selection for the event in Bratislava.
Three of the four Leinster indoor groups reach their denouement with a helter-skelter 17 matches on the agenda at St Columba’s College with the majority of playoff places set to be confirmed. With Ireland set to field international teams in European competition later this month, it has also upped the ante for final selection. In […]
Irish women’s indoor coach Dave Passmore says in spite of six losses to home hosts, the tour to South Africa will stand Ireland in good stead for their return to EuroHockey Championship action next month.
Orla Fox created a little piece of history as the first Irish indoor international goalscorer since 1990 when she netted from a penalty corner in Durban on Wednesday evening.
CHLOE Brown’s international career has been a largely frustrating affair until now, writes John Flack, but she can hardly contain her excitement at co-captaining the national indoor team which will be playing six games against South Africa over the next six days.
Coach Kenny Carroll has named the first Irish men’s indoor team since the 1980s following two weeks of trials as preparations begin in earnest for January’s EuroHockey Championships III in Santander.