International Friendlies

Shaw’s Irish women going above and beyond in pursuit of World Cup ticket

Shaw’s Irish women going above and beyond in pursuit of World Cup ticket

May 19, 2017 | 722 views | Leave a comment

Graham Shaw says some of the sacrifices made by the Irish women’s squad this summer can see them reach new heights and qualify for a first major world level tournament since the 2002 World Cup.

Ireland set for three-game series with Pakistan

Ireland set for three-game series with Pakistan

May 12, 2017 | 446 views | Leave a comment

The Irish men will play three games against Pakistan in Lisnagarvey in early June as the latest addition to their summer schedule building up to the World Cup qualifiers in July in South Africa.

Shaw makes several changes for Irish tour to USA

Shaw makes several changes for Irish tour to USA

May 8, 2017 | 445 views | Comments (1)

Graham Shaw has made several changes to his Irish senior women’s panel as July’s World Cup qualifiers in South Africa come sharply into focus.

Germany come from behind to seal series win

Germany come from behind to seal series win

April 13, 2017 | 56 views | Leave a comment

Germany closed out a 2-0 series success with a 3-1 win over Ireland in Dusseldorf, coming from a goal down to claim the laurels.

Germany late strikes take gloss off Irish performance

Germany late strikes take gloss off Irish performance

April 12, 2017 | 655 views | Leave a comment

Two goals in the space of three minutes in the final quarter took some of the shine off a positive Irish performance against the Olympic bronze medallists Germany in the first of their two-game series this week in Dusseldorf.

Quins keeper Buckley gets Ireland call

Quins keeper Buckley gets Ireland call

April 6, 2017 | 684 views | Leave a comment

Cork Harlequins’ Emma Buckley is in line to be the latest Irish cap following her inclusion in the Irish senior women’s panel to travel to Germany next week for a pair of test matches against the world number seven side.

Green Army lay out extensive 2017 schedule

Green Army lay out extensive 2017 schedule

March 8, 2017 | 421 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women have a jam-packed schedule ahead of them with trips confirmed to Dusseldorf, Pennsylvania and Berlin in addition to next week’s uncapped series at Bisham Abbey against Great Britain.

Fulton frustrated not to have full deck free to play HWL2 in Stormont

Fulton frustrated not to have full deck free to play HWL2 in Stormont

February 27, 2017 | 1,106 views | Leave a comment

Ireland coach Craig Fulton has spoken of his frustration at not having his full compliment of players available for the upcoming World League 2 tournament in Belfast, writes John Flack

O’Connor and Walker debut as Gormley and Cargo pass major milestones

O’Connor and Walker debut as Gormley and Cargo pass major milestones

February 4, 2017 | 33 views | Leave a comment

Ireland ran up a win, two draws and a loss from their four games in Spain in their latest preparatory series for World League Round 2

Walker and O’Connor set for Irish debuts

Walker and O’Connor set for Irish debuts

January 25, 2017 | 1,474 views | Leave a comment

Teenager Ben Walker and Sam O’Connor look set to make their senior international debuts next week following their inclusion in Craig Fulton’s latest Irish squad for a four-game trip to Spain.

Spain win twice against fresh-faced Irish men

Spain win twice against fresh-faced Irish men

December 1, 2016 | 759 views | Leave a comment

A new-look Ireland side with four absolute newcomers and just four players from Rio involved took on Spain in a pair of friendlies in Terrassa this week

Four potential debutants in men’s first ties since Rio

Four potential debutants in men’s first ties since Rio

November 21, 2016 | 713 views | Leave a comment

Jamie Wright, Keith O’Hare, Matthew Nelson and Julian Dale have an early chance to stake a claim for inclusion in Craig Fulton’s ongoing Irish plans with their inclusion in the panel to travel to Terrassa, Spain for a two-game series next week.

McMaster’s late magic secures dream debut and series win

McMaster’s late magic secures dream debut and series win

November 9, 2016 | 453 views | Leave a comment

Ireland claimed the series win with Scotland with a clean sweep, doing so while handing debut caps to Jessica McMaster, Roisin Upton, Clodagh Cassin and Ellen Curran

Ireland unable to break down Belgian defence

Ireland unable to break down Belgian defence

October 25, 2016 | 208 views | Leave a comment

Belgium held off concerted Irish pressure to claim back-to-back wins from their series this week, edging Ireland out 2-1 at Waterloo Ducks on Tuesday evening.

Belgium claim game one laurels in Auderghem

Belgium claim game one laurels in Auderghem

October 24, 2016 | 485 views | Leave a comment

Belgium scored twice late in the day to pull away from Ireland in the first tie of two this week, this one taking place in Auderghem.

Five potential debutantes named for Belgium and Scotland series

Five potential debutantes named for Belgium and Scotland series

October 10, 2016 | 1,028 views | Leave a comment

Preparations begin in earnest for the 2018 World Cup qualifying bid as Graham Shaw has named two panels for upcoming trips to Belgium and Scotland with five potential debutantes.

Ronquetti on the double in Belgians Four Nations win

Ronquetti on the double in Belgians Four Nations win

August 6, 2016 | 220 views | Leave a comment

Two goals from Marie Ronquetti proved the undoing of Ireland’s five-game winning streak in a closely contested Four Nations Invitational final.

Carroll and Colvin combine in strong Irish win

Carroll and Colvin combine in strong Irish win

August 3, 2016 | 506 views | Leave a comment

Naomi Carroll’s 52nd minute goal saw Ireland extend their winning streak to five successive games as they beat Chile 2-1 in the semi-final of the Four Nations Invitational tournament at the Merrion Fleet Arena.

Fourth successive win as O’Flanagan hot streak continues

Fourth successive win as O’Flanagan hot streak continues

August 2, 2016 | 333 views | Leave a comment

Anna O’Flanagan and Ireland’s hot streak continued as the striker scored the only goal of a 1-0 win over Chile, her fifth goal in three games.

O’Flanagan’s double double has Ireland in control

O’Flanagan’s double double has Ireland in control

July 31, 2016 | 394 views | Leave a comment

Anna O’Flanagan made it four goals in two games as Ireland produced a superbly aggressive second half performance, coming back from a goal deficit at half-time to beat higher ranked Belgium.