International Friendlies

Green Machine take small psychological edge into Euros

Green Machine take small psychological edge into Euros

July 28, 2019 | 642 views | Leave a comment

The Green Machine will take a small psychological edge into next month’s Europeans as they edged a 2-1 win in their second meeting this weekend in Glasgow.

Magnificent seven as Ireland hammer Italy at Stormont

Magnificent seven as Ireland hammer Italy at Stormont

July 28, 2019 | 1,027 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s pre-European Championship preparations took a marked step forward as they hammered Italy 7-0 at Stormont in the driving rain.

Cross and McKibbin debuts in Irish draw with Scotland

Cross and McKibbin debuts in Irish draw with Scotland

July 27, 2019 | 741 views | Leave a comment

Ireland handed debuts to Tim Cross and Peter McKibbin as they drew their first of two test matches against Scotland at a very wet Glasgow National Hockey Centre.

Ireland fall 2-1 in last of three-match Scotland series

Ireland fall 2-1 in last of three-match Scotland series

July 16, 2019 | 412 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women fell to a disappointing 2-1 defeat to Scotland in the last game of the three-match series at Stormont on Tuesday.

Grundie anticipating tough battle from rising Malaysians

Grundie anticipating tough battle from rising Malaysians

June 8, 2019 | 390 views | Leave a comment

Gareth Grundie is anticipating a tough battle from Malaysia despite Ireland holding a 100% record over the Asian sides in competitive fixtures.

Brilliant year in Bruxelles brings Buckley to Banbridge

Brilliant year in Bruxelles brings Buckley to Banbridge

June 7, 2019 | 892 views | Leave a comment

“The target at the start was to stay in the season but we realised quickly that wasn’t set high enough!” Emma Buckley on her first season in Belgium and earning a world ranking tournament debut place at the FIH Series Finals

Magee hat trick sees Green Machine preparations sign off in style

Magee hat trick sees Green Machine preparations sign off in style

June 6, 2019 | 252 views | Leave a comment

A hat-trick from Eugene Magee saw Ireland beat France in the second of this two-match series at Lisnagarvey Hockey Club, signing off their FIH Series Final preparations in good style.

O’Donoghue strike not enough as France strike late

O’Donoghue strike not enough as France strike late

June 4, 2019 | 358 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men succumbed to a final hooter Hugo Genestet corner goal to draw the opening game of their series with France at Lisnagarvey 1-1.

Barry goal puts Ireland on course for U21 final as senior men face France

Barry goal puts Ireland on course for U21 final as senior men face France

June 4, 2019 | 619 views | Leave a comment

Michelle Barry’s single goal proved just about enough to see the Irish Under-21 women through to the final of the Cantor Fitzgerald Under-21 Four Nations tournament; Ireland’s men set for French tests

Junior Green Army ready for key Four Nations preparation matches

Junior Green Army ready for key Four Nations preparation matches

May 30, 2019 | 723 views | Leave a comment

Dave Passmore’s Junior Green Army will play a key tournament in their Junior EuroHockey Championship preparations at the Cantor Fitzgerald Four Nations at Serpentine Avenue.

Jackson relishes Irish return as Green Machine make it two from two

Jackson relishes Irish return as Green Machine make it two from two

May 28, 2019 | 620 views | Leave a comment

Penalty corner goals from Shane O’Donoghue and Luke Madeley saw Ireland’s men complete a 2-0 win over USA at Serpentine Avenue, adding to Friday’s 5-0 success over the same opposition.

Five-star Ireland start summer series on a high note

Five-star Ireland start summer series on a high note

May 27, 2019 | 274 views | Leave a comment

The summer of International hockey got off to a great start at Serpentine Avenue on Friday evening as an impressive Ireland team overcame the USA 5 -0 in the first of a two-match series.

Green Machine to host fun clinic post-USA test

Green Machine to host fun clinic post-USA test

May 23, 2019 | 510 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men are encouraging children to bring their sticks along to their Friday night match against USA to take part in a special fun, post-match clinic, free for all comers.

Jackson to return while Madeley set for ranking tournament debut

Jackson to return while Madeley set for ranking tournament debut

May 13, 2019 | 799 views | Leave a comment

Alexander Cox has rung the changes in the Irish men’s squad for the next stage in the Olympic qualifying process – June’s FIH Series Finals in Le Touquet, France – with six changes from December’s World Cup line-up.

Green Army match preparations curtailed as Canada withdraw from series

Green Army match preparations curtailed as Canada withdraw from series

May 3, 2019 | 507 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s preparations for the first stage of the women’s 2020 Olympic qualifying process have received a set back with news that Canada will now not be travelling for four internationals which were due to take place shortly before the tournament gets underway next month.

Green Machine back in action with two uncapped wins over France

Green Machine back in action with two uncapped wins over France

April 5, 2019 | 783 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men won their first two games since the World Cup as they beat France 2-0 and 2-1 in Utrecht this week in a pair of uncapped fixtures, kicking off their Olympic qualifier preparations.

Spain take the laurels from series with much-changed Ireland

Spain take the laurels from series with much-changed Ireland

February 7, 2019 | 287 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 | 321 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 | 280 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 | 533 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.