International Friendlies

Opportunity knocks for young Irish panel

Opportunity knocks for young Irish panel

August 22, 2012 | 464 views | Leave a comment

Interim women’s coach Denis Pritchard has a chance to assess the merits of a string of newcomers this weekend as Wales visit Belfield as part of the warm-up programme for the Champions Challenge I.

Irish U-21s shoot down Wales to sign off for Euros in emphatic fashion

Irish U-21s shoot down Wales to sign off for Euros in emphatic fashion

July 13, 2012 | 332 views | Comments (3)

The numbers continue to pile up for the Irish U-21 boy’s side as they brought their tally to five wins from five and 19 goals to their name to build up for the European ‘C’ division campaign in Bratislava next week.

German class too much for Irish U18 girls

German class too much for Irish U18 girls

June 24, 2012 | 533 views | Leave a comment

Germany’s U-18 girls proved too strong for their Irish counterparts this week, sweeping their four-game series in Belfield.

Spain thrash Irish for 2-1 series win

Spain thrash Irish for 2-1 series win

June 15, 2012 | 426 views | Leave a comment

Spain took the series laurels as they showed the cutting edge to bounce back from defeat to Ireland a day earlier while Ali Smith made his international debut in Santander while Mikey Watt played his 100th game in green.

Maiden Carson and Carlisle goals top Spain

Maiden Carson and Carlisle goals top Spain

June 14, 2012 | 221 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s senior men will hope they have provided inspiration to their footballing counterparts as they beat Spain 3-2 on Thursday afternoon in Santander.

Spain edge out Irish men; Carlisle debuts

Spain edge out Irish men; Carlisle debuts

June 12, 2012 | 252 views | Comments (2)

Drew Carlisle came off the bench to earn his first international cap in the first of their three game series against Spain as Paul Revington continues to test out new faces in the Irish setup

Smith completes Irish senior men’s panel

Smith completes Irish senior men’s panel

June 11, 2012 | 437 views | Leave a comment

Uncapped Ali Smith was confirmed today as the 18th member of the Irish men’s senior panel who travel to Santander to play a series of three games against Olympic-bound Spain; Ireland A and U-16 selections announced

Austria provide Irish U-16 with vital warm-up

Austria provide Irish U-16 with vital warm-up

May 28, 2012 | 296 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s U-16s stepped up their respective boys and girls preparations for the European championships this weekend with a three-game series against Austria; video and photo links included

Extensive Irish men’s senior panel named

Extensive Irish men’s senior panel named

May 22, 2012 | 655 views | Comments (2)

Paul Revington has named an extensive panel for his last two months in charge of the Irish senior men’s team with over 50 players involved in various phases; IHA release further statement on Revington departure

Pritchard makes four changes to Irish women

Pritchard makes four changes to Irish women

May 17, 2012 | 480 views | Comments (5)

Denis Pritchard has stuck mainly with the tried and trusted as he named his first panel since taking over as interim Irish women’s senior coach as they take on the Investec London Cup, starting on June 6

Cookstown pair hand Ireland German win

Cookstown pair hand Ireland German win

April 11, 2012 | 269 views | Comments (14)

Cookstown natives Ian Sloan and David Ames handed Ireland just their second ever victory over Germany – the current world number two side – in their challenge match in Mannheim.

Cole makes debut as Irish push Germany close

Cole makes debut as Irish push Germany close

April 9, 2012 | 200 views | Comments (1)

Jonny Bruton scored on his return to the Irish men’s national team but it was not enough to stop Paul Revington’s side from falling to a 3-2 defeat to world number two side Germany in Mannheim.

German series to test Revington’s panel

German series to test Revington’s panel

April 4, 2012 | 192 views | Comments (2)

Life after the Olympic qualifiers begins for the Irish senior men’s squad this weekend as a panel of 20 go to Mannheim for three, back-to-back matches in Germany, two against the senior setup and one against an U-21 side.

Ireland complete build-up with big wins

Ireland complete build-up with big wins

March 5, 2012 | 175 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men completed their Olympic qualifier warm-up with two more comprehensive wins over the Czech Republic in Belfield over the weekend

Hungry Irish win comfortably over Czechs

Hungry Irish win comfortably over Czechs

March 1, 2012 | 209 views | Comments (1)

Using many of the panel ruled out of next week’s Olympic qualifiers by this afternoon’s final selection, Ireland put in an impressively hungry display to defeat the Czech Republic in an uncapped challenge match to start a three-game series.

Trio of 3-0s for Irish women over France

Trio of 3-0s for Irish women over France

February 27, 2012 | 251 views | Leave a comment

Ireland showed a liking for the Beerschot turf – the venue of their Olympic qualifier – as they ran up three 3-0 wins in training games against France in 48 hours.

Irish men Czech in for two international dates

Irish men Czech in for two international dates

February 23, 2012 | 223 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men will play two fixtures against the Czech Republic next week to complete their warm-up programme for the Olympic Qualifying Tournament which gets underway on March 10.

Valencia camp ends on low note for Ireland

Valencia camp ends on low note for Ireland

February 13, 2012 | 152 views | Leave a comment

Ireland finished off their series of challenge matches in Valencia with three successive losses with no goals accruing to sound a couple of warning bells for Paul Revington’s men.

Belgium bounce back with emphatic win

Belgium bounce back with emphatic win

February 9, 2012 | 191 views | Leave a comment

Belgium bounced back from two successive defeats in Valencia – one against France, one against Ireland – as they showed their quality against Paul Revington’s side who made several changes.

Ireland draw once more with top five side

Ireland draw once more with top five side

February 6, 2012 | 190 views | Comments (2)

Ireland drew 1-1 with Spain in their first game of their second Spanish training camp in Valencia – full game video and report included