International Friendlies

The Green Machine win the Hamburg Masters with big comeback victory over Germany

The Green Machine win the Hamburg Masters with big comeback victory over Germany

June 25, 2017 | 752 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men will head to Johannesburg next week in confident mood following a superb 4-2 victory over world number three side Germany to win the Hamburg Masters title.

Green Machine sweep aside Austria in Hamburg

Green Machine sweep aside Austria in Hamburg

June 23, 2017 | 630 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men scored another emphatic win at the Hamburg Masters as they beat Austria 7-2 on a day when Eugene Magee became just the second Irish player to reach the 250 international cap mark.

Trio of corners keeps unbeaten streak rolling

Trio of corners keeps unbeaten streak rolling

June 22, 2017 | 710 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men stretched their unbeaten run to 12 games with a 4-1 dismissal of 10th ranked Spain on the opening day of the Hamburg Masters.

Ireland Hamburg-bound without trio of Olympians

Ireland Hamburg-bound without trio of Olympians

June 20, 2017 | 651 views | Leave a comment

Ireland will travel to the Hamburg Masters this week without a trio of Olympians who played their part in the recent series win over Pakistan with Conor Harte, Peter Caruth and Kirk Shimmins not taking part this time.

Mullan strikes again as Ireland add another top ten scalp

Mullan strikes again as Ireland add another top ten scalp

June 18, 2017 | 296 views | Leave a comment

Ireland beat their second world top ten side in quick succession as they saw off Korea 2-1 at the Berlin Four Nations Invitational, adding the ninth ranked side to the scalp of Germany claimed last Thursday.

China punish Ireland at Berlin Invitational

China punish Ireland at Berlin Invitational

June 16, 2017 | 357 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women came back down to earth with a bump in Berlin as three goals in the closing 17 minutes saw them fall 5-2 to China

Mullan magic lands memorable win over Germany

Mullan magic lands memorable win over Germany

June 15, 2017 | 908 views | Leave a comment

Ireland produced a superb win over Germany, courtesy of Katie Mullan’s winner two minutes from time to beat the 2016 Olympic bronze medalists in Berlin.

Shaw to use Berlin Four Nations to finalise selection

Shaw to use Berlin Four Nations to finalise selection

June 7, 2017 | 582 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women face top level preparation games against three of the world’s top ten sides next week as they meet hosts Germany (seventh in the world), Korea (ninth) and China (eighth) in Berlin.

Sothern strikes for back-to-back 3-2 wins over Pakistan

Sothern strikes for back-to-back 3-2 wins over Pakistan

June 5, 2017 | 524 views | Leave a comment

Ireland scored back-to-back 3-2 wins over Pakistan to win their three-game series 2-0, an impressive feat against a side they had only beaten once in 10 previous all-time attempts.

O’Donoghue fires Ireland to victory over Pakistan

O’Donoghue fires Ireland to victory over Pakistan

June 4, 2017 | 454 views | Leave a comment

Shane O’Donoghue struck a late winner for Ireland as they beat Pakistan 3-2 in their second tie of three at Comber Road in a far more open tie than Thursday night’s draw.

Harte celebrates in style as Ireland share draw with Pakistan

Harte celebrates in style as Ireland share draw with Pakistan

June 1, 2017 | 935 views | Leave a comment

Conor Harte celebrated his 200th international appearance in style as he fired home a 17th minute penalty corner in Ireland’s 2-2 draw with Pakistan at Comber Road.

Conor Harte to join 200 club while Madeley set for debut

Conor Harte to join 200 club while Madeley set for debut

May 31, 2017 | 544 views | Leave a comment

Conor Harte will become the fifth Irish man to reach 200 international caps this evening when he lines out to face Pakistan at Comber Road (7.30pm) on Thursday evening.

Passmore lays out plans for Irish Under-21 women’s summer with ongoing development the key aim

Passmore lays out plans for Irish Under-21 women’s summer with ongoing development the key aim

May 28, 2017 | 1,150 views | Leave a comment

The women’s Irish Under-21 have an extensive programme in place for the summer which coach Dave Passmore can form part of an ongoing cycle for developing elite players

Green Army strike twice in closing four minutes for merited draw with USA

Green Army strike twice in closing four minutes for merited draw with USA

May 28, 2017 | 473 views | Leave a comment

Two goals in the closing four minutes saw Ireland close out their series in the US with a well merited draw against the world number six side after two losses earlier in the trip.

USA strike late to end O’Flanagan’s resistance

USA strike late to end O’Flanagan’s resistance

May 27, 2017 | 598 views | Leave a comment

Two final quarter goals saw USA make it two wins from two at Spooky Nook after a physical, hard-fought battle that saw four yellow cards brandished.

USA bounce back to beat Ireland in opening test

USA bounce back to beat Ireland in opening test

May 25, 2017 | 457 views | Leave a comment

World number six side USA came from a goal down to beat Ireland 3-1 at Spooky Nook in the opening game of their three-test series this week.

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 | 842 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 | 620 views | Comments (1)

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 | 488 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 | 64 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.