Indoor

Rovers survive huge semi-final scare to land Leinster title

Rovers survive huge semi-final scare to land Leinster title

January 26, 2020 | 526 views | Leave a comment

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 glistening silver lining and promotion in Bratislava

Ireland’s glistening silver lining and promotion in Bratislava

January 26, 2020 | 580 views | Leave a comment

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 on brink of second place and promotion in Slovakia

Ireland on brink of second place and promotion in Slovakia

January 25, 2020 | 368 views | Leave a comment

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 face big Slovakia battle after opening day win and loss

Ireland face big Slovakia battle after opening day win and loss

January 24, 2020 | 400 views | Leave a comment

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 no issue for Irish women’s indoor side for Euro return

Experience no issue for Irish women’s indoor side for Euro return

January 23, 2020 | 469 views | Leave a comment

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.

Lloyd’s Leinster final double has Railway on track; Fox thrilled for Euro indoor debut

Lloyd’s Leinster final double has Railway on track; Fox thrilled for Euro indoor debut

January 20, 2020 | 630 views | Leave a comment

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.

Jackson hopeful indoor bronze will lead to bigger things

Jackson hopeful indoor bronze will lead to bigger things

January 19, 2020 | 336 views | Leave a comment

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.

Bronze medal match awaits Ireland after loss and a win

Bronze medal match awaits Ireland after loss and a win

January 18, 2020 | 292 views | Leave a comment

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.

Indoor men take the lessons from first international for 33 years

Indoor men take the lessons from first international for 33 years

January 17, 2020 | 748 views | Leave a comment

“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.

Jackson raring to go for Irish indoor return in Santander

Jackson raring to go for Irish indoor return in Santander

January 16, 2020 | 204 views | Leave a comment

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.

Hosts prevail for third successive year at Leinster schoolgirls indoor plate

Hosts prevail for third successive year at Leinster schoolgirls indoor plate

January 13, 2020 | 392 views | Leave a comment

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, Muckross and North Kildare win through in indoor league

Monkstown, Railway, Muckross and North Kildare win through in indoor league

January 12, 2020 | 369 views | Leave a comment

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.

Playoff Sunday in indoor leagues; big guns enter Jacqui Potter stage

Playoff Sunday in indoor leagues; big guns enter Jacqui Potter stage

January 10, 2020 | 526 views | Leave a comment

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 […]

Carroll hails virtues of indoor for local and international development

Carroll hails virtues of indoor for local and international development

January 10, 2020 | 301 views | Leave a comment

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.

Meeke, Patton and Humphreys set for indoor debuts at Euros

Meeke, Patton and Humphreys set for indoor debuts at Euros

January 10, 2020 | 368 views | Leave a comment

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.

Indoor fever ramps up with Leinster groups finale and McCann and O’Sullivan Cups take off

Indoor fever ramps up with Leinster groups finale and McCann and O’Sullivan Cups take off

January 4, 2020 | 542 views | Leave a comment

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 […]

South Africa trip will stand to Ireland as Euros comes into focus8

South Africa trip will stand to Ireland as Euros comes into focus8

December 13, 2019 | 385 views | Leave a comment

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.

Fox creates history as Irish women return to indoor action

Fox creates history as Irish women return to indoor action

December 5, 2019 | 773 views | Leave a comment

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.

Brown relishing chance to lead Ireland indoors

Brown relishing chance to lead Ireland indoors

December 4, 2019 | 672 views | Leave a comment

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.

Carroll names Irish men’s panel for indoor return in Santander

Carroll names Irish men’s panel for indoor return in Santander

November 27, 2019 | 940 views | Leave a comment

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.