International

English showdown set after demolition of Poland as Harte hits 200 cap mark

English showdown set after demolition of Poland as Harte hits 200 cap mark

August 21, 2017 | 248 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men require a draw or better from their final group game against England to reach the European Championships for the second successive time following their 7-1 demolition of Poland.

Ireland suffer scoreless Scottish frustration in Amsterdam

Ireland suffer scoreless Scottish frustration in Amsterdam

August 20, 2017 | 190 views | Leave a comment

Graham Shaw was left frustrated as his Irish women’s side could not break down a stubborn Scotland defence, leading to an ultimately deflating scoreless draw in their second European Championships pool game.

Murray magic lands draw amid mad-cap finale

Murray magic lands draw amid mad-cap finale

August 20, 2017 | 226 views | Leave a comment

Sean Murray’s glorious 48th minute touch earned Ireland a first ever result against Germany in a world ranking competition as they tied 1-1 in their opening European Championships tie in Amsterdam.

Composed England too strong for Ireland in Euro opener

Composed England too strong for Ireland in Euro opener

August 19, 2017 | 351 views | Leave a comment

England produced a composed performance to see off Ireland 4-1, a year to the day since they won the Olympic gold in Rio in their GB guise.

Shaw ambitious ahead of Green Army Euro battles

Shaw ambitious ahead of Green Army Euro battles

August 19, 2017 | 205 views | Leave a comment

Graham Shaw says his Irish women’s side is all in good health and raring to go for a shot at history, potentially breaking into the European top four for the first time.

Harte looking to end busy summer on a Euro high

Harte looking to end busy summer on a Euro high

August 18, 2017 | 243 views | Leave a comment

Goalkeeper David Harte is looking forward to “an away tournament at home” for the Dutch-based player as the European Championships get underway for Ireland this weekend in the Netherlands.

Masters reach final showdowns at Euros in Tilburg

Masters reach final showdowns at Euros in Tilburg

August 17, 2017 | 479 views | Leave a comment

The Irish women’s Over-55s bid for Euro Masters glory advanced on Thursday as they reached the final while the Over-40s are into the semis; on the men’s side, three sides will battle for fifth place.

Passmore and Caren reveal Under-21 Euro panels

Passmore and Caren reveal Under-21 Euro panels

August 14, 2017 | 774 views | Leave a comment

Dave Passmore and Jonny Caren have named their respective panels for the upcoming EuroHockey Junior Championships which being in Valencia on August 28, a day after their senior counterparts finish up.

Over-40s and 45 women lead way at Masters Euros

Over-40s and 45 women lead way at Masters Euros

August 13, 2017 | 438 views | Leave a comment

The eight Irish Masters sides continued their European Championships campaigns over the weekend in Tilburg with the women’s Over-40s and 45s leading the way with two wins from two to date

Over-45 women shine on Masters Euros opening days

Over-45 women shine on Masters Euros opening days

August 12, 2017 | 304 views | Leave a comment

Ireland O-45 women began their European championships against Wales in Tilburg on Friday evening with a 4-0 victory as several Irish masters teams started their campaigns

O’Flanagan set to don number one smock at Euros

O’Flanagan set to don number one smock at Euros

August 9, 2017 | 649 views | Leave a comment

The heroine of Johannesburg, Grace O’Flanagan, is set to don the number one goalkeeper smock for the Irish women’s hockey team at the European Championships which get under way next week in Amsterdam.

Fulton makes six changes for Irish men’s panel for Euros

Fulton makes six changes for Irish men’s panel for Euros

August 8, 2017 | 916 views | Leave a comment

Craig Fulton has made six changes to his Irish senior men’s squad for the EuroHockey Nations Championships as a combination of injury and unavailability have precipitated the overhaul.

Irish Under-18s disrupt the fancied sides at Six Nations

Irish Under-18s disrupt the fancied sides at Six Nations

July 30, 2017 | 983 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-18 and 16 girls produced some fine performances in Terrassa, Spain, with the former making serious waves at their respective Six Nations tournaments against the top teams in Europe.

Green Army to the World Cup? What happens next?

Green Army to the World Cup? What happens next?

July 26, 2017 | 1,172 views | Leave a comment

The Irish women’s seventh place finish at the Hockey World League Semi-Final sees them third on the list of sides waiting to find out whether they qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

McFerran hails O’Flanagan “turning point” as Ireland prove their quality on world stage

McFerran hails O’Flanagan “turning point” as Ireland prove their quality on world stage

July 25, 2017 | 655 views | Leave a comment

John Flack speaks to Zoe Wilson, Ayeisha McFerran and Arlene Boyles about the Irish women’s Hockey World League heroics in Johannesburg

Sarratt hat trick fires Ireland U-18s to win over England

Sarratt hat trick fires Ireland U-18s to win over England

July 24, 2017 | 529 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-18 boys closed their week at the Six Nations tournament in Nottingham on a high with a Guy Sarratt hat-trick powering them to a 4-2 win over hosts England.

Sothern strikes to guarantee Irish ticket to World Cup

Sothern strikes to guarantee Irish ticket to World Cup

July 23, 2017 | 495 views | Leave a comment

Alan Sothern’s 49th minute saw Ireland’s men land World Cup qualification for the first time since 1990 as his solo goal saw off New Zealand in the World League’s fifth place playoff under Johannesburg’s Saturday night lights.

Amazing Grace and final quarter double sees big World Cup boost for Green Army

Amazing Grace and final quarter double sees big World Cup boost for Green Army

July 22, 2017 | 451 views | Leave a comment

Katie Mullan and Lizzie Colvin both struck either side of the 48th minute to see Ireland land what could be a crucial 2-1 win over India in the World Cup qualification shake-up.

Shoot-out magic puts Ireland all but ends 28-year wait for World Cup berth

Shoot-out magic puts Ireland all but ends 28-year wait for World Cup berth

July 21, 2017 | 535 views | Leave a comment

Barring a series of miracles, Ireland’s men have assured their place at a first World Cup since 1990 as they ground out a shoot-out win over France in Johannesburg.

Direct road to London closed by South African hosts

Direct road to London closed by South African hosts

July 20, 2017 | 388 views | Leave a comment

The Irish women’s second chance at direct qualification for the 2018 World Cup came a cropper as they came unstuck in a 3-0 defeat to South Africa in their fifth to eighth place playoff.