International Friendlies

Japan strike twice in 53rd minute for 2-0 win

Japan strike twice in 53rd minute for 2-0 win

July 4, 2018 | 235 views | Leave a comment

Two goals in the 53rd minute saw Ireland fall to a 2-0 defeat to Japan in the first of their three games at Mardyke this week.

Fulton exits to guard of honour after ground-breaking tenure with the Green Machine

Fulton exits to guard of honour after ground-breaking tenure with the Green Machine

July 1, 2018 | 489 views | Leave a comment

Craig Fulton was given a suitable send-off as three goals in the closing 17 minutes saw Ireland beat France for a second day in succession at the Mardyke.

O’Donoghue closes in on Jermyn record with fab four

O’Donoghue closes in on Jermyn record with fab four

June 30, 2018 | 710 views | Leave a comment

Shane O’Donoghue is closing in rapidly on John Jermyn’s Irish scoring record as he scored the first four goals of a thumping 6-1 win over France in game two of their series.

Cork and Ireland legend Jermyn says goodbye at packed Garryduff

Cork and Ireland legend Jermyn says goodbye at packed Garryduff

June 29, 2018 | 711 views | Leave a comment

John Jermyn signed off on his international career in front of the “biggest crowd” he has seen at his Garryduff home, scoring a typically powerful penalty corner into the bargain.

Jermyn to formally hang up stick on home turf

Jermyn to formally hang up stick on home turf

June 25, 2018 | 200 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s record goalscorer, John Jermyn will formally hang up his international hockey stick in front of his home crowd at Garryduff on Thursday evening when the men’s side take on France in a test match.

Pre-selection series ends in 3-0 defeat to Germany

Pre-selection series ends in 3-0 defeat to Germany

June 25, 2018 | 137 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women completed their pre-World Cup selection series in Germany with a 3-0 loss in a challenge match in Dusseldorf.

Ireland tie with Canada to claim Three Nations in Dusseldorf

Ireland tie with Canada to claim Three Nations in Dusseldorf

June 23, 2018 | 385 views | Leave a comment

Ireland got the draw they needed to win the Three Nations tournament in Dusseldorf, adding a tie with the Canucks to Thursday’s win over Germany.

Meeke strikes late on for strong win over Germany

Meeke strikes late on for strong win over Germany

June 22, 2018 | 163 views | Leave a comment

Ali Meeke’s last minute goal gave Ireland a big boost as they beat the Olympic bronze medalists 2-1 in their Three Nations tournament in Dusseldorf.

Shaw makes tough calls as World Cup panel reduced to 22

Shaw makes tough calls as World Cup panel reduced to 22

June 18, 2018 | 1,159 views | Leave a comment

Graham Shaw has made the first tough cut to the Irish senior women’s squad for next month’s World Cup with Cliodhna Sargent the biggest name to miss out at this stage.

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 | 499 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 | 463 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 | 409 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 | 448 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 | 145 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 | 779 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 | 816 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 | 819 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 | 507 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 | 576 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 | 688 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.