International

Green Machine to host fun clinic post-USA test

Green Machine to host fun clinic post-USA test

May 23, 2019 | 311 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men are encouraging children to bring their sticks along to their Friday night match against USA to take part in a special fun, post-match clinic, free for all comers.

Dancer set for Belfast-base for Green Army rein

Dancer set for Belfast-base for Green Army rein

May 15, 2019 | 803 views | Leave a comment

Ireland women’s hockey head coach Sean Dancer will be based in Belfast in a departure from the norm as he prepares to take over the reins from Graham Shaw

Jackson to return while Madeley set for ranking tournament debut

Jackson to return while Madeley set for ranking tournament debut

May 13, 2019 | 642 views | Leave a comment

Alexander Cox has rung the changes in the Irish men’s squad for the next stage in the Olympic qualifying process – June’s FIH Series Finals in Le Touquet, France – with six changes from December’s World Cup line-up.

Cantor Fitzgerald to sponsor women’s Under-21 tournament

Cantor Fitzgerald to sponsor women’s Under-21 tournament

May 10, 2019 | 292 views | Leave a comment

Investment firm Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland has been confirmed as title sponsor for the Under-21 Women’s tournament being hosted from 31 May to 4 June at Pembroke Wanderers.

Green Army match preparations curtailed as Canada withdraw from series

Green Army match preparations curtailed as Canada withdraw from series

May 3, 2019 | 411 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s preparations for the first stage of the women’s 2020 Olympic qualifying process have received a set back with news that Canada will now not be travelling for four internationals which were due to take place shortly before the tournament gets underway next month.

Sean Dancer appointed as the new Green Army coach

Sean Dancer appointed as the new Green Army coach

April 25, 2019 | 274 views | Leave a comment

Ireland and New Zealand’s exchange of coaching know-how is set to continue with Sean Dancer swapping hemispheres to take on the role as Green Army head coach.

Dublin Lord Mayor puts backing behind JAG U-18s as fundraising drive for youth projects steps up

Dublin Lord Mayor puts backing behind JAG U-18s as fundraising drive for youth projects steps up

April 8, 2019 | 789 views | Leave a comment

The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Nial Ring, joined the Ireland Under-18 boys hockey squad on their #RoadtoEindhoven fundraising campaign by hosting the boys at Mansion House on Sunday, March 31.

Junior Green Army secure precious home tournament

Junior Green Army secure precious home tournament

April 8, 2019 | 1,018 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-21 women’s side has secured a precious home tournament at Pembroke as they welcome Scotland, Canada and India in late May and early June for a vital preparation for the European Junior Championships.

Ireland U-21s to face France three times this week

Ireland U-21s to face France three times this week

April 8, 2019 | 1,876 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-21 men will face France three times this week at Grange Road as part of their build-up to the European Junior Championships this summer.

Green Machine back in action with two uncapped wins over France

Green Machine back in action with two uncapped wins over France

April 5, 2019 | 677 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men won their first two games since the World Cup as they beat France 2-0 and 2-1 in Utrecht this week in a pair of uncapped fixtures, kicking off their Olympic qualifier preparations.

Boyles takes on lead role with Green Army

Boyles takes on lead role with Green Army

March 14, 2019 | 1,075 views | Leave a comment

Arlene Boyles has been handed the lead coaching role with Ireland’s women on a temporary basis following last week’s shock resignation of Graham Shaw who is leaving to take charge of the New Zealand national team, writes John Flack.

Banbridge step in to host women’s Hockey Series Finals

Banbridge step in to host women’s Hockey Series Finals

March 12, 2019 | 525 views | Leave a comment

Banbridge’s Havelock Park has been confirmed as the new host venue for the women’s Hockey Series Finals to take place from June 8th to 16th this year, ending a six-month saga.

Shaw leaves Irish role to take up new life in New Zealand

Shaw leaves Irish role to take up new life in New Zealand

March 5, 2019 | 192 views | Leave a comment

Graham Shaw’s shock resignation as national coach has sent seismic waves through the Irish hockey community as the sport’s most successful coach moves to New Zealand to take up the top job there.

Green Army’s FIH Series Finals schedule confirmed but venue tbc

Green Army’s FIH Series Finals schedule confirmed but venue tbc

February 28, 2019 | 430 views | Leave a comment

The Irish women’s FIH Series Finals schedule has been confirmed with the side beginning their campaign against Malaysia on June 8 before facing the Czech Republic the following day.

Spain take the laurels from series with much-changed Ireland

Spain take the laurels from series with much-changed Ireland

February 7, 2019 | 159 views | Leave a comment

Ireland drew a dramatic second test against Spain on Wednesday morning before losing 4-1 on Thursday as Graham Shaw rang the changes

Darling retires after sparkling Irish career

Darling retires after sparkling Irish career

February 5, 2019 | 120 views | Leave a comment

Mitch Darling has announced his retirement from the men’s international hockey team following a glittering career, highlighted by a European bronze medal and being part of both the ground-breaking Olympic and World Cup squads.

Spain overhaul Mullan goal to land first game in Granada

Spain overhaul Mullan goal to land first game in Granada

February 4, 2019 | 220 views | Leave a comment

Ireland fell 2-1 to Spain in the first formal re-match of the World Cup semi-final in Granada as Katie Mullan’s early goal was overturned by the hosts.

Hawkshaw earns Ireland draw with India in Murcia

Hawkshaw earns Ireland draw with India in Murcia

February 1, 2019 | 155 views | Leave a comment

Sarah Hawkshaw continued her lively start to life as an Irish international, scoring her second goal in five appearances for the Green Army.

Cox set to continue as Irish men’s coach for Olympic campaign

Cox set to continue as Irish men’s coach for Olympic campaign

February 1, 2019 | 160 views | Leave a comment

Alexander Cox and Hockey Ireland have confirmed the Dutchman will continue as Irish senior men’s coach on a longer-term basis, overseeing the 2020 Olympic qualifying campaign.

McCay and Colvin return to Green Army fold

McCay and Colvin return to Green Army fold

January 25, 2019 | 432 views | Leave a comment

Shirley McCay and Lizzie Colvin will both return to the Irish women’s squad for the first time since the World Cup for their upcoming trip to take on Spain and India.