International Friendlies

Spain cruise to 3-0 win over Ireland

Spain cruise to 3-0 win over Ireland

December 2, 2015 | 1,060 views | Leave a comment

Ireland were roundly beaten in game two of their three game series in San Cugat as Spain controlled matters for the vast majority of the tie.

Watkins strikes on international return

Watkins strikes on international return

November 30, 2015 | 1,562 views | Leave a comment

Gareth Watkins scored on his first appearance for the Irish men’s national team since 2012 in their first test match of three at FC Junior against Spain, a 3-2 loss this afternoon.

Watkins returns to Irish panel for Spain series

Watkins returns to Irish panel for Spain series

November 10, 2015 | 3,046 views | Leave a comment

Gareth Watkins is in line to make his first international appearance for a number of years following his inclusion in the Irish senior men’s panel for an upcoming series against Spain.

Ireland share series with Scotland in Glasgow

Ireland share series with Scotland in Glasgow

November 4, 2015 | 1,675 views | Leave a comment

Nikki Evans and Emily Beatty were both on the mark as Ireland’s women ended their international schedule on a winning note with a 2-0 success over Scotland in Glasgow, earning them a share of their three game series.

Scotland bounce back for 2-1 win over Ireland

Scotland bounce back for 2-1 win over Ireland

November 3, 2015 | 1,559 views | Leave a comment

Scotland came from a goal down to beat Ireland 2-1 in their second tie this week in Glasgow, taking the lead in their three game series.

Ireland share spoils in Glasgow

Ireland share spoils in Glasgow

November 2, 2015 | 1,521 views | Leave a comment

Ireland shared the spoils with Scotland in the opening game of their three-match series, drawing 1-1 in Glasgow.

Teenager Tice set to be Irish dual international

Teenager Tice set to be Irish dual international

October 29, 2015 | 4,465 views | Leave a comment

St Gerard’s schoolgirl Elena Tice will add to her long list of representative honours next week following her inclusion in the Irish women’s senior squad to play Scotland three times in Glasgow.

Fresh-faced Ireland land Argentina draw

Fresh-faced Ireland land Argentina draw

October 18, 2015 | 1,150 views | Leave a comment

Sean Murray and Jonny McKee made their Irish debuts as a fresh-faced Ireland drew with Argentina 2-2 in the third tie of their series in Dublin.

Last quarter treble accounts for Ireland in game two

Last quarter treble accounts for Ireland in game two

October 16, 2015 | 1,688 views | Comments (1)

Three final quarter goals saw Argentina run out 6-3 winners over Ireland in game two of their series in Dublin this week on a night when Gonzalo Peillat scored a hat trick at Serpentine Avenue.

Ireland face second Argentina date as Leinster league returns

Ireland face second Argentina date as Leinster league returns

October 16, 2015 | 1,606 views | Leave a comment

Ireland continue their three-game series this evening against Argentina at Serpentine Avenue; there is also a full programme of Leinster league games in Division 1 as YM, Corinthian and Clontarf look to build on their good starts to the campaign

Gilardi stroke earns Argentina first blood

Gilardi stroke earns Argentina first blood

October 14, 2015 | 1,959 views | Leave a comment

Juan Gilardi’s 48th minute penalty stroke earned Argentina the laurels from the first of three test matches this week in Dublin, shading a 2-1 victory.

Two new faces in Irish side for Argentina series

Two new faces in Irish side for Argentina series

October 7, 2015 | 2,180 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey’s Sean Murray and Banbridge’s Jonny McKee are in line for Irish international debuts next week after they were named in the Irish panel to take on Argentina in a three-game series in Dublin.

Ireland Under-16 boys and girls to play high quality Six Nations tournaments

Ireland Under-16 boys and girls to play high quality Six Nations tournaments

July 17, 2015 | 1,148 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-16 boys and girls play a couple of high quality tournaments in Breda, the Netherlands and Bremaen, Germany, respectively where they will meet the cream of their continental rivals.

Keusters edges out Irish men once again

Keusters edges out Irish men once again

June 7, 2015 | 678 views | Leave a comment

Despite four goals in two days from Shane O’Donoghue, Ireland concluded their pre-Olympic qualifying warm-up games with a pair of losses to world number five side Belgium over the weekend.

Belgium see off Ireland despite O’Donoghue double

Belgium see off Ireland despite O’Donoghue double

June 6, 2015 | 728 views | Leave a comment

Despite a pair of Shane O’Donoghue goals that gave Ireland hope of a result, world number five side Belgium saw off Craig Fulton’s side 4-2 in Brasschaat in their latest World League 3 warm-up game.

Two changes for Fulton’s 20-player panel

Two changes for Fulton’s 20-player panel

June 2, 2015 | 1,215 views | Leave a comment

Two in, two out for the last pre-World League 3 Irish 20-player panel as Tim Cockram and Stu Loughrey step out while Three Rock Rovers pair Jonny Bruton and Mitch Darling return for a two-game series with Belgium.

Canada keep Ireland at bay to share Toronto series

Canada keep Ireland at bay to share Toronto series

May 27, 2015 | 342 views | Leave a comment

Canada clung on to a narrow 3-2 win over Ireland to earn their second win of the four-match series in Toronto, sharing this set of matches 2-2, completing the north American tour for Darren Smith’s side.

O’Flanagan marks 100th cap with key goal

O’Flanagan marks 100th cap with key goal

May 27, 2015 | 421 views | Leave a comment

Anna O’Flanagan marked her 100th cap with goal to help Ireland to a second successive win over Canada in Toronto, seeing them take a 2-1 lead in the four match series.

Daly ends streak with late winner in Toronto

Daly ends streak with late winner in Toronto

May 24, 2015 | 510 views | Leave a comment

Nicci Daly’s late goal saw Ireland earn their first win of their North American tour at the fifth attempt, beating Canada in Toronto in the second of their four match series.

Magee’s 200th marked by fine comeback

Magee’s 200th marked by fine comeback

May 24, 2015 | 442 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men marked Eugene Magee’s 200th cap with a memorable comeback as they came back from 3-1 down in Lille to draw their second game of two this weekend.