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Stunning second half salvo sees Ireland beat world number fives

Stunning second half salvo sees Ireland beat world number fives

May 19, 2018 | 653 views | Leave a comment

Two stunning goals in the first three minutes of the second half saw Ireland beat Germany 2-1 at Serpentine Avenue, taking the laurels from their two-game series with the world number five side into the bargain.

Ireland and Germany share spoils in first test at Pembroke

Ireland and Germany share spoils in first test at Pembroke

May 18, 2018 | 411 views | Leave a comment

Ireland picked off a strong 1-1 draw against world number five side Germany at Serpentine Avenue in front of a healthy crowd in the first of their two tests.

German visit begins summer series with a bang

German visit begins summer series with a bang

May 16, 2018 | 490 views | Leave a comment

An international summer of over 80 matches at each level tips off in earnest with perhaps the biggest of the challenge matches on offer starting things off with Germany’s men coming to Pembroke on Friday and Saturday.

FIH launch Hockey Series as Ireland get ready for over 80 international ties in 2018

FIH launch Hockey Series as Ireland get ready for over 80 international ties in 2018

May 4, 2018 | 423 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men and women will skip through to the second phase of the new Olympic and World Cup process which the FIH formally launched this week, entitled the Hockey Series.

Eugene F Collins to sponsor Irish underage girls teams

Eugene F Collins to sponsor Irish underage girls teams

May 3, 2018 | 199 views | Leave a comment

Eugene F Collins, one of Ireland’s leading law firms, announced its sponsorship of Ireland’s U-16, U-18 and U-21 girls’ teams for the next 12 months.

Hockey Ireland plans to field indoor international team for first time in 30 years

Hockey Ireland plans to field indoor international team for first time in 30 years

April 17, 2018 | 526 views | Leave a comment

Hockey Ireland plans to field its first indoor international teams in 30 years, announcing they will look to reintroduce the code in time for the European Championships in January 2020.

Caren hails self-funded U-21 men after England series

Caren hails self-funded U-21 men after England series

April 1, 2018 | 1,540 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-21s came close to sharing their series with England at Pembroke with a 3-2 defeat on Saturday morning, following a 5-4 win on Friday and a 3-1 loss in the opening game.

Passmore lays out plans for 2018 Under-21/23 women

Passmore lays out plans for 2018 Under-21/23 women

March 15, 2018 | 811 views | Leave a comment

Irish Under-21 women’s head coach Dave Passmore has named a 27-player panel for a three-match series against USA to be played in St Gerard’s next week.

Short-handed Ireland end Sultan Azlan Shah in sixth place

Short-handed Ireland end Sultan Azlan Shah in sixth place

March 10, 2018 | 557 views | Leave a comment

In the Ipoh sweatbox, an Irish side working off a much shorter bench were unable to summon another big result against India, closing out their maiden Sultan Azlan Shah tournament in sixth place.

Cole heats up Ireland in Malaysia as domestic games hope to thaw out

Cole heats up Ireland in Malaysia as domestic games hope to thaw out

March 9, 2018 | 572 views | Leave a comment

After a rough opening four games, Ireland ground out a morale-boosting 3-2 win over world number six side India at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia; TRR face Railway in EYHL while Corinthian take on UCD in Leinster

Ireland continue to feel the heat in Malaysia

Ireland continue to feel the heat in Malaysia

March 7, 2018 | 80 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men fell to a 4-1 loss to England on Tuesday and Australia on Wednesday at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysaia

Peillat shoots down strong Irish start against Olympic gold medalists

Peillat shoots down strong Irish start against Olympic gold medalists

March 4, 2018 | 664 views | Leave a comment

Ireland put in a marked improvement against Olympic gold medalists Argentina but penalty corners from the world’s deadliest striker saw them succumb to a 5-3 defeat on day two of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia.

Ireland feel the heat at Sultan Azlan Shah opener

Ireland feel the heat at Sultan Azlan Shah opener

March 3, 2018 | 647 views | Leave a comment

With just a few days of acclimitisation time and a 30 degree swing in temperature, perhaps a slow start was to be predicted as the first three quarters of Ireland’s maiden Sultan Azlan Shah Cup proved a tough outing.

Frazer and Sargent named in Irish squad for upcoming series

Frazer and Sargent named in Irish squad for upcoming series

February 21, 2018 | 591 views | Leave a comment

Megan Frazer and Cliodhna Sargent are hoping they can make their respective returns to the line-up following their inclusion Graham Shaw’s 29-player panel for upcoming series in Glasgow and Bisham Abbey in March.

O’Flanagan winner earns share of the spoils with Spain

O’Flanagan winner earns share of the spoils with Spain

February 11, 2018 | 297 views | Leave a comment

Anna O’Flanagan’s silky deflection with three minutes from time saw Ireland’s women snatch a thrilling 3-2 comeback win over Spain, earning a share of the spoils from their four-match series in Malaga.

Dale and O’Connor get call for Sultan Azlan Shah Cup ahead of C of I-Glens showdown

Dale and O’Connor get call for Sultan Azlan Shah Cup ahead of C of I-Glens showdown

February 9, 2018 | 658 views | Leave a comment

Cork C of I’s Julian Dale and Glenanne’s Sam O’Connor have received the biggest call-ups of their international careers, earning a place in the Irish men’s squad to play in the Sultan Azlan Shah tournament in Malaysia.

Green Army bounce back in impressive style in Malaga

Green Army bounce back in impressive style in Malaga

February 9, 2018 | 314 views | Leave a comment

Katie Mullan and Lena Tice struck to earn Ireland a 2-0 win over Spain in Malaga on Thursday for a rejuvenating win over higher ranked opposition.

Ireland too good for USA on final day in Malaga

Ireland too good for USA on final day in Malaga

February 5, 2018 | 39 views | Leave a comment

Ireland finished their five nations tournament with a comfortable win against USA, making it three wins from four in Malaga.

Shaw outlines road to London as World Cup comes into view

Shaw outlines road to London as World Cup comes into view

February 5, 2018 | 348 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women play their first test matches of World Cup year this week in Malaga on Tuesday, taking on Spain in the first of four games this week.

Dale double sees Ireland ease to win over Scotland

Dale double sees Ireland ease to win over Scotland

February 1, 2018 | 269 views | Leave a comment

Julian Dale’s first two internationals helped propel Ireland to a comfortable 5-1 win over Scotland in Malaga, making it two wins from three in the Five Nationals Invitational tournament.