International Friendlies

Green Machine to host fun clinic post-USA test

Green Machine to host fun clinic post-USA test

May 23, 2019 | 312 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Green Army finish with a flourish to square Chilean series

Green Army finish with a flourish to square Chilean series

January 16, 2019 | 498 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women finished their four-game series on a high with three second half goals earning a 3-0 win, perfectly squaring the week’s matches with one win each, two draws and five goals each.

Chile take laurels from game three in Santiago

Chile take laurels from game three in Santiago

January 16, 2019 | 306 views | Leave a comment

Chile took the laurels from game three of four in Santiago as they secured a 3-0 win over Ireland at the Manquehue club.

Ireland denied victory by late Chilean sucker-punch

Ireland denied victory by late Chilean sucker-punch

January 14, 2019 | 365 views | Leave a comment

Ireland were denied victory 90 seconds from time as Denise Krimerman’s deflected corner goal saw hosts Chile nick a 2-2 draw at the Prince of Wales club on Sunday evening.

Four debutantes as Ireland draw with Chile in Santiago

Four debutantes as Ireland draw with Chile in Santiago

January 13, 2019 | 610 views | Leave a comment

A fresh-faced Irish side – with four debutantes – drew 0-0 with Chile in the first of their four games in Santiago on Saturday evening as Sarah Hawkshaw, Amy Elliott and twins Serena and Bethany Barr made their first senior appearances in green.

Barr twins among four uncapped players in for Chile trip

Barr twins among four uncapped players in for Chile trip

December 17, 2018 | 517 views | Leave a comment

Twins Bethany and Serena Barr could make their international debuts on the same day in January as they form part of a quartet of new faces in Graham Shaw’s Irish squad for a training camp in Chile.

Shaw names first panel since World Cup silver medal heroics

Shaw names first panel since World Cup silver medal heroics

November 20, 2018 | 1,022 views | Leave a comment

The Green Army will travel to Valencia next weekend for a five-day training camp with an extended panel of 28 where they will play three uncapped matches against Spain.

Belgium get the better of Ireland in latest test match

Belgium get the better of Ireland in latest test match

November 10, 2018 | 107 views | Leave a comment

Ireland fell to a 4-1 defeat to world number three side Belgium at White Star’s Evere venue in their penultimate warm-up before the World Cup.

Harte’s fractured World Cup dream takes dramatic turn for the better

Harte’s fractured World Cup dream takes dramatic turn for the better

November 8, 2018 | 860 views | Leave a comment

David Harte looks set to win his battle to be fit in time for the men’s Hockey World Cup following a dramatic improvement in diagnosis on Thursday morning.

Ireland’s women line-up Spanish and Chilean training camps

Ireland’s women line-up Spanish and Chilean training camps

November 7, 2018 | 668 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women will play their first internationals since their World Cup odyssey in Spain next month as part of the build-up to next year’s first stage of the Olympic qualifying process, writes John Flack.

Ireland close Valencia Four Nations with shoot-out win over England

Ireland close Valencia Four Nations with shoot-out win over England

November 4, 2018 | 631 views | Leave a comment

Ireland finished off a gruelling five games in seven days in Valencia on a high with a shoot-out win over England to finish third in their Four Nations World Cup warm-up tournament.

Two-goal start not enough against the Dutch

Two-goal start not enough against the Dutch

November 3, 2018 | 80 views | Leave a comment

Ireland succumbed to late Netherlands’ blast of goals to deny them a result as they gave up a 2-0 lead as they fell 5-2 to the Dutch in the semi-final of the Four Nations in Valencia.

Ireland endure tough outing against the Netherlands

Ireland endure tough outing against the Netherlands

November 2, 2018 | 220 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s inauspicious record against the Netherlands continued as they lost 7-1 in Valencia in their third Four Nations tie of the week.