International Friendlies

Ton-up Burns as Irish draw

Ton-up Burns as Irish draw

October 4, 2009 | 76 views | Leave a comment

Ireland 1 (Peter Blakeney) Scotland 1 (Gordon McIntyre)After months lingering on 99, Karl Burns (right) brought his ton of international caps up in third game of Ireland’s series with Scotland as a much changed side drew 1-1 for an unbeaten weekend. C of I club mate John Jermyn wore the captain’s armband for the first […]

Five-star Ireland smash Scotland

Five-star Ireland smash Scotland

October 3, 2009 | 61 views | Leave a comment

Ireland 5 (John Jermyn 2, Mitch Darling, Stephen Butler, Alan Sothern) Scotland 0 Ireland’s central panel made it two from two against the Scottish visitors to Banbridge, wasting little time to take the lead with Mitch Darling snapping up Ronan Gormley’s rebounded shot in the sixth minute. John Jermyn doubled the lead in the 11th […]

Jermyn his half-century as Ireland win

Jermyn his half-century as Ireland win

October 2, 2009 | 86 views | Comments (2)

Ireland 3 (M Watt, T Cockram, J Jermyn) Scotland 1 (M Ralph)John Jermyn netted his 50th goal international goal as Ireland rediscovered the winning feeling in Banbridge last night to beat Scotland 3-1 in the first of a three match test series. After missing the French series, his inclusion was a welcome addition as the […]

Ireland bounce back to take draw

Ireland bounce back to take draw

September 25, 2009 | 76 views | Leave a comment

International Friendly:France 1 (Nicolas Monnier) Ireland 1 (Mikey Watt)In a vastly improved performance, the Irish team shared the spoils in the second of their two-match series with France in Paris. Mikey Watt’s (left) 51st minute goal cancelled out Nicolas Monnier’s penalty stroke early in the second half to secure the draw, bouncing back well from […]

Ireland hit for six by France

Ireland hit for six by France

September 23, 2009 | 72 views | Comments (25)

International friendly: France 6 (Jean-Baptiste Pauchet 2, Yannick Schambert, Olivier Sanchez, Mathieu Durchon 2) Ireland 1 (Eugene Magee)Ireland received a reality check from France in their first warm-up game for November’s World Cup qualifiers as they were hammered 6-1 in Paris this evening. Three French goals between the 19th and 23rd minute undid a decent […]

Argentina pull out of Dublin series

Argentina pull out of Dublin series

September 17, 2009 | 78 views | Leave a comment

Argentina, who were due to play Ireland in a triple header, on September 28 and 30and October 1 in Dublin, have confirmed they are not in a position to make the trip and have pulled out of the series. In light of the cancelled Argentinean series, Revington will now re-select his squad for the Scottish […]

Butler scores in 150th game but Ireland fall twice

Butler scores in 150th game but Ireland fall twice

July 19, 2009 | 74 views | Leave a comment

Stephen Butler marked his 150th cap today with trademark drag-flick against Belgium but the milestone game for the Glenanne man ultimately ended in defeat as Ireland fell to their second defeat in Waterloo in two days. Two very late goals from the Red Lions accounted for the Irish on Saturday in a lively opener. David […]

Muller seeks sharper cutting edge

Muller seeks sharper cutting edge

July 19, 2009 | 102 views | Leave a comment

Ireland coach Gene Muller was left searching for a sharper cutting edge to his strike force after three losses in three days to Spain in Valencia this weekend. His side fell to back-to-back 4-0 defeats on Friday and Saturday before a much improved performance on Sunday saw the side lose 2-1 but felt his side […]