International Friendlies

Improved Ireland denied win late on by Canada in Softco Series

Improved Ireland denied win late on by Canada in Softco Series

June 16, 2018 | 490 views | Leave a comment

Ireland drew 1-1 with Canada, producing a markedly improved performance in the second of their Softco Series ties this weekend at Serpentine Avenue.

Canada take first laurels in SoftCo Series

Canada take first laurels in SoftCo Series

June 15, 2018 | 454 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women fell to a 3-0 loss to Canada – ranked five places below them in the world – in the first game of the SoftCo Series at Serpentine Avenue.

Softco Series offers chance to stake claims for World Cup spot

Softco Series offers chance to stake claims for World Cup spot

June 14, 2018 | 398 views | Leave a comment

The Irish women’s team have one of their last few chances to stake a claim for a World Cup spot this weekend as they take on Canada over the two-match Softco Series at Pembroke Wanderers in Dublin.

Ireland’s women complete clean sweep against Scotland

Ireland’s women complete clean sweep against Scotland

June 4, 2018 | 440 views | Leave a comment

The Irish women completed a clean sweep in their three-game series against Scotland at Glasgow Green to start their hectic summer schedule in confident fashion.

Carroll strike gets Ireland off on the right foot

Carroll strike gets Ireland off on the right foot

May 31, 2018 | 138 views | Leave a comment

Naomi Carroll’s late goal earned Ireland a 1-0 win over Scotland to start their run-in to the World Cup on the right note at Glasgow Green

Dale nets sweet 16 as Ireland U-21s win four in US

Dale nets sweet 16 as Ireland U-21s win four in US

May 30, 2018 | 773 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-21 men ran up four wins from five in New York as they beat Japan and USA twice each with Julian Dale scoring 16 times in the process.

Shaw names 24 players for Scotland series

Shaw names 24 players for Scotland series

May 25, 2018 | 808 views | Leave a comment

Graham Shaw will bring 24 players to Scotland for a three match series at Glasgow Green in the first-post EYHL matches for the Irish women’s team in the lead-up to the World Cup.

Stunning second half salvo sees Ireland beat world number fives

Stunning second half salvo sees Ireland beat world number fives

May 19, 2018 | 814 views | Leave a comment

Two stunning goals in the first three minutes of the second half saw Ireland beat Germany 2-1 at Serpentine Avenue, taking the laurels from their two-game series with the world number five side into the bargain.

Ireland and Germany share spoils in first test at Pembroke

Ireland and Germany share spoils in first test at Pembroke

May 18, 2018 | 497 views | Leave a comment

Ireland picked off a strong 1-1 draw against world number five side Germany at Serpentine Avenue in front of a healthy crowd in the first of their two tests.

German visit begins summer series with a bang

German visit begins summer series with a bang

May 16, 2018 | 566 views | Leave a comment

An international summer of over 80 matches at each level tips off in earnest with perhaps the biggest of the challenge matches on offer starting things off with Germany’s men coming to Pembroke on Friday and Saturday.

FIH launch Hockey Series as Ireland get ready for over 80 international ties in 2018

FIH launch Hockey Series as Ireland get ready for over 80 international ties in 2018

May 4, 2018 | 669 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men and women will skip through to the second phase of the new Olympic and World Cup process which the FIH formally launched this week, entitled the Hockey Series.

Peillat shoots down strong Irish start against Olympic gold medalists

Peillat shoots down strong Irish start against Olympic gold medalists

March 4, 2018 | 682 views | Leave a comment

Ireland put in a marked improvement against Olympic gold medalists Argentina but penalty corners from the world’s deadliest striker saw them succumb to a 5-3 defeat on day two of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia.

Frazer and Sargent named in Irish squad for upcoming series

Frazer and Sargent named in Irish squad for upcoming series

February 21, 2018 | 679 views | Leave a comment

Megan Frazer and Cliodhna Sargent are hoping they can make their respective returns to the line-up following their inclusion Graham Shaw’s 29-player panel for upcoming series in Glasgow and Bisham Abbey in March.

O’Flanagan winner earns share of the spoils with Spain

O’Flanagan winner earns share of the spoils with Spain

February 11, 2018 | 305 views | Leave a comment

Anna O’Flanagan’s silky deflection with three minutes from time saw Ireland’s women snatch a thrilling 3-2 comeback win over Spain, earning a share of the spoils from their four-match series in Malaga.

Green Army bounce back in impressive style in Malaga

Green Army bounce back in impressive style in Malaga

February 9, 2018 | 338 views | Leave a comment

Katie Mullan and Lena Tice struck to earn Ireland a 2-0 win over Spain in Malaga on Thursday for a rejuvenating win over higher ranked opposition.

Ireland too good for USA on final day in Malaga

Ireland too good for USA on final day in Malaga

February 5, 2018 | 46 views | Leave a comment

Ireland finished their five nations tournament with a comfortable win against USA, making it three wins from four in Malaga.

Shaw outlines road to London as World Cup comes into view

Shaw outlines road to London as World Cup comes into view

February 5, 2018 | 365 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women play their first test matches of World Cup year this week in Malaga on Tuesday, taking on Spain in the first of four games this week.

Dale double sees Ireland ease to win over Scotland

Dale double sees Ireland ease to win over Scotland

February 1, 2018 | 301 views | Leave a comment

Julian Dale’s first two internationals helped propel Ireland to a comfortable 5-1 win over Scotland in Malaga, making it two wins from three in the Five Nationals Invitational tournament.

Spain take laurels in late flurry of goals in Malaga

Spain take laurels in late flurry of goals in Malaga

January 30, 2018 | 244 views | Leave a comment

Amid a late shoot-out, Ireland fell 3-2 to world number eight side Spain in Malaga on day two of their Five Nations Invitational tournament despite goals from Matthew Nelson and Conor Harte in the last 10 minutes.

Green Machine open 2018 with comfortable win over Canada

Green Machine open 2018 with comfortable win over Canada

January 29, 2018 | 290 views | Leave a comment

Ireland fought back from an early concession to cruise to a comfortable 4-1 win over Canada in Malaga, starting off their comprehensive 2018 World Cup preparations on the right foot.