International Friendlies

Last quarter treble accounts for Ireland in game two

Last quarter treble accounts for Ireland in game two

October 16, 2015 | 1,781 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 | 1,719 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 | 2,136 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 | 2,259 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 | 1,300 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 | 766 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 | 816 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 | 1,326 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 | 438 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 | 504 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 | 607 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 | 532 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.

Canada shade tussle with Irish women in Toronto

Canada shade tussle with Irish women in Toronto

May 24, 2015 | 556 views | Leave a comment

Ireland fell to a 2-1 loss in their first test of a series with Canada at the newly inaugurated pitch at the University of Toronto where the Pan-American Games will take place.

France edge Ireland in game one in Le Touquet

France edge Ireland in game one in Le Touquet

May 24, 2015 | 456 views | Leave a comment

Simon Martin-Brisac’s solo goal saw France claim the honours from the first of their two games with Ireland this weekend, running up a 1-0 win in Le Touquet as preparations continue for World League 3.

Four-star USA complete series clean sweep

Four-star USA complete series clean sweep

May 22, 2015 | 497 views | Leave a comment

USA produced a strong a powerful performance to run up a third successive win by three goals to sweep their series at Spooky Nook, Pennsylvania.

US press provides plenty of lessons for Ireland

US press provides plenty of lessons for Ireland

May 20, 2015 | 821 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women fell to a second successive 3-0 defeat at the hands of the USA at Spook Nook, Pennsylvania, succumbing to a high press that they never fully got to grips with.

Good, Harte and Watt back for French series

Good, Harte and Watt back for French series

May 19, 2015 | 846 views | Leave a comment

Kyle Good and David Harte have returned to the Irish senior men’s panel following the conclusion of their club seasons in Belgium and the Netherlands, respectively.

Sharkey bites twice as US too good for Ireland

Sharkey bites twice as US too good for Ireland

May 19, 2015 | 654 views | Leave a comment

World number fives, USA, showed a clean set of heels to Ireland in their first match of three in Pennsylvania, managing a lightning-delayed tie at Spook Nook in smoother fashion.

Smith to step down after WL3 with Shaw moving up

Smith to step down after WL3 with Shaw moving up

May 14, 2015 | 1,828 views | Leave a comment

Darren Smith has announced he will step down as Irish senior women’s coach at the end of World League Round 3 in Valencia in June, the key qualifier for the Olympic Games, to return to his native New Zealand to be with his family.

Germany too strong in second half for Irish men

Germany too strong in second half for Irish men

May 12, 2015 | 976 views | Leave a comment

Ireland succumbed to a second half German onslaught to end their two-match series in Krefeld with a 6-2 loss. Jonny Bruton’s pair of first half goals had seen Craig Fulton’s side level at 2-2 toward the end of the first half but four goals saw the Olympic champions racing out of sight.