International Friendlies

Stunning second half salvo sees Ireland beat world number fives

Stunning second half salvo sees Ireland beat world number fives

May 19, 2018 | 713 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 | 434 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 | 495 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 | 428 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.

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.

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.

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 | 271 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.

Spain take laurels in late flurry of goals in Malaga

Spain take laurels in late flurry of goals in Malaga

January 30, 2018 | 227 views | Leave a comment

Amid a late shoot-out, Ireland fell 3-2 to world number eight side Spain in Malaga on day two of their Five Nations Invitational tournament despite goals from Matthew Nelson and Conor Harte in the last 10 minutes.

Green Machine open 2018 with comfortable win over Canada

Green Machine open 2018 with comfortable win over Canada

January 29, 2018 | 281 views | Leave a comment

Ireland fought back from an early concession to cruise to a comfortable 4-1 win over Canada in Malaga, starting off their comprehensive 2018 World Cup preparations on the right foot.

McGuire relishing Irish return after five years away

McGuire relishing Irish return after five years away

December 7, 2017 | 1,392 views | Leave a comment

Leah McGuire, formerly Ewart, is in the frame for a place in Ireland’s World Cup squad after emerging from under the radar following five years in the international wilderness.

Green Army end productive 2017 on low key note

Green Army end productive 2017 on low key note

December 2, 2017 | 95 views | Leave a comment

A productive 2017 closed on a low key note for the Irish women’s team as they fell to a fourth successive defeat in southern Spain

Back-to-back 4-2 defeats for Ireland in Alcala

Back-to-back 4-2 defeats for Ireland in Alcala

November 29, 2017 | 531 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women started their final series of international matches for 2017 with two close run defeats against Spain and Belgium in Alcala with Nikki Evans reaching her 150th cap and Leah McGuire returning after five years

Seven teenagers in Shaw’s panel for Three Nations tournament

Seven teenagers in Shaw’s panel for Three Nations tournament

November 15, 2017 | 1,806 views | Leave a comment

With seven teenagers in his panel, Graham Shaw will once again test the next generation with a view to widening his Irish women’s panel ahead of the 2018 World Cup.

Darling returns to Irish panel for first time since Rio

Darling returns to Irish panel for first time since Rio

November 13, 2017 | 309 views | Leave a comment

Mitch Darling will make his first appearance for Ireland since the Rio Olympics following his inclusion for a short two-game series next week against the European champions, the Netherlands.

Scotland square series with 2-1 win at Stormont

Scotland square series with 2-1 win at Stormont

October 25, 2017 | 221 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women had to settle for a shared series with Scotland as they lost 2-1 to Scotland at Stormont, ending with a win, a draw and a loss on their record.

Young Ireland side hit Scotland for six

Young Ireland side hit Scotland for six

October 24, 2017 | 534 views | Leave a comment

A brilliant first half performance powered a youthful Ireland to a 6-2 win over Scotland at Banbridge in their second of three test matches this week.