International Friendlies

Spain take the laurels from series with much-changed Ireland

Spain take the laurels from series with much-changed Ireland

February 7, 2019 | 144 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 | 210 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 | 147 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 | 423 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 | 491 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 | 294 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 | 357 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 | 598 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 | 495 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 | 1,011 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 | 98 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 | 837 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 | 659 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 | 622 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 | 71 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 | 211 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.

Lleonart stroke earns Spain win over Ireland

Lleonart stroke earns Spain win over Ireland

October 31, 2018 | 382 views | Leave a comment

Spain continued their good recent run of results against Ireland with Xavi Lleonart’s penalty stroke 12 minutes from the end earning the Four Nations hosts a second win of the campaign.

Cox tenure begins on a high note as U-23 women also win

Cox tenure begins on a high note as U-23 women also win

October 29, 2018 | 362 views | Leave a comment

Alexander Cox’s tenure as Irish men’s coach got off to a great start with a 2-1 win over higher-ranked England in Valencia.

Cox names first panel with 28 players in for Garvey camp

Cox names first panel with 28 players in for Garvey camp

August 16, 2018 | 575 views | Leave a comment

New Irish coach Alexander Cox has named an extensive 28-player squad as the World Cup comes into focus for the men’s side following the women’s heroics in London.

Irish stars set to attend Under-21 tie at Stormont

Irish stars set to attend Under-21 tie at Stormont

August 9, 2018 | 652 views | Leave a comment

Ulster hockey fans will get a chance to meet and greet 13 of the World Cup stars at Stormont with a number of the silver medal winners set to be in attendance at the Under-21 international between Ireland and England at Stormont