International Friendlies

Sothern strikes for back-to-back 3-2 wins over Pakistan

Sothern strikes for back-to-back 3-2 wins over Pakistan

June 5, 2017 | 566 views | Leave a comment

Ireland scored back-to-back 3-2 wins over Pakistan to win their three-game series 2-0, an impressive feat against a side they had only beaten once in 10 previous all-time attempts.

O’Donoghue fires Ireland to victory over Pakistan

O’Donoghue fires Ireland to victory over Pakistan

June 4, 2017 | 509 views | Leave a comment

Shane O’Donoghue struck a late winner for Ireland as they beat Pakistan 3-2 in their second tie of three at Comber Road in a far more open tie than Thursday night’s draw.

Harte celebrates in style as Ireland share draw with Pakistan

Harte celebrates in style as Ireland share draw with Pakistan

June 1, 2017 | 1,018 views | Leave a comment

Conor Harte celebrated his 200th international appearance in style as he fired home a 17th minute penalty corner in Ireland’s 2-2 draw with Pakistan at Comber Road.

Conor Harte to join 200 club while Madeley set for debut

Conor Harte to join 200 club while Madeley set for debut

May 31, 2017 | 625 views | Leave a comment

Conor Harte will become the fifth Irish man to reach 200 international caps this evening when he lines out to face Pakistan at Comber Road (7.30pm) on Thursday evening.

Passmore lays out plans for Irish Under-21 women’s summer with ongoing development the key aim

Passmore lays out plans for Irish Under-21 women’s summer with ongoing development the key aim

May 28, 2017 | 1,264 views | Leave a comment

The women’s Irish Under-21 have an extensive programme in place for the summer which coach Dave Passmore can form part of an ongoing cycle for developing elite players

Green Army strike twice in closing four minutes for merited draw with USA

Green Army strike twice in closing four minutes for merited draw with USA

May 28, 2017 | 547 views | Leave a comment

Two goals in the closing four minutes saw Ireland close out their series in the US with a well merited draw against the world number six side after two losses earlier in the trip.

USA strike late to end O’Flanagan’s resistance

USA strike late to end O’Flanagan’s resistance

May 27, 2017 | 667 views | Leave a comment

Two final quarter goals saw USA make it two wins from two at Spooky Nook after a physical, hard-fought battle that saw four yellow cards brandished.

USA bounce back to beat Ireland in opening test

USA bounce back to beat Ireland in opening test

May 25, 2017 | 539 views | Leave a comment

World number six side USA came from a goal down to beat Ireland 3-1 at Spooky Nook in the opening game of their three-test series this week.

Shaw’s Irish women going above and beyond in pursuit of World Cup ticket

Shaw’s Irish women going above and beyond in pursuit of World Cup ticket

May 19, 2017 | 915 views | Leave a comment

Graham Shaw says some of the sacrifices made by the Irish women’s squad this summer can see them reach new heights and qualify for a first major world level tournament since the 2002 World Cup.

Ireland set for three-game series with Pakistan

Ireland set for three-game series with Pakistan

May 12, 2017 | 690 views | Comments (1)

The Irish men will play three games against Pakistan in Lisnagarvey in early June as the latest addition to their summer schedule building up to the World Cup qualifiers in July in South Africa.

Shaw makes several changes for Irish tour to USA

Shaw makes several changes for Irish tour to USA

May 8, 2017 | 598 views | Comments (1)

Graham Shaw has made several changes to his Irish senior women’s panel as July’s World Cup qualifiers in South Africa come sharply into focus.

Germany come from behind to seal series win

Germany come from behind to seal series win

April 13, 2017 | 93 views | Leave a comment

Germany closed out a 2-0 series success with a 3-1 win over Ireland in Dusseldorf, coming from a goal down to claim the laurels.

Germany late strikes take gloss off Irish performance

Germany late strikes take gloss off Irish performance

April 12, 2017 | 707 views | Leave a comment

Two goals in the space of three minutes in the final quarter took some of the shine off a positive Irish performance against the Olympic bronze medallists Germany in the first of their two-game series this week in Dusseldorf.

Quins keeper Buckley gets Ireland call

Quins keeper Buckley gets Ireland call

April 6, 2017 | 762 views | Leave a comment

Cork Harlequins’ Emma Buckley is in line to be the latest Irish cap following her inclusion in the Irish senior women’s panel to travel to Germany next week for a pair of test matches against the world number seven side.

Green Army lay out extensive 2017 schedule

Green Army lay out extensive 2017 schedule

March 8, 2017 | 473 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women have a jam-packed schedule ahead of them with trips confirmed to Dusseldorf, Pennsylvania and Berlin in addition to next week’s uncapped series at Bisham Abbey against Great Britain.

Fulton frustrated not to have full deck free to play HWL2 in Stormont

Fulton frustrated not to have full deck free to play HWL2 in Stormont

February 27, 2017 | 1,145 views | Leave a comment

Ireland coach Craig Fulton has spoken of his frustration at not having his full compliment of players available for the upcoming World League 2 tournament in Belfast, writes John Flack

O’Connor and Walker debut as Gormley and Cargo pass major milestones

O’Connor and Walker debut as Gormley and Cargo pass major milestones

February 4, 2017 | 69 views | Leave a comment

Ireland ran up a win, two draws and a loss from their four games in Spain in their latest preparatory series for World League Round 2

Walker and O’Connor set for Irish debuts

Walker and O’Connor set for Irish debuts

January 25, 2017 | 1,639 views | Leave a comment

Teenager Ben Walker and Sam O’Connor look set to make their senior international debuts next week following their inclusion in Craig Fulton’s latest Irish squad for a four-game trip to Spain.

Spain win twice against fresh-faced Irish men

Spain win twice against fresh-faced Irish men

December 1, 2016 | 786 views | Leave a comment

A new-look Ireland side with four absolute newcomers and just four players from Rio involved took on Spain in a pair of friendlies in Terrassa this week

Four potential debutants in men’s first ties since Rio

Four potential debutants in men’s first ties since Rio

November 21, 2016 | 775 views | Leave a comment

Jamie Wright, Keith O’Hare, Matthew Nelson and Julian Dale have an early chance to stake a claim for inclusion in Craig Fulton’s ongoing Irish plans with their inclusion in the panel to travel to Terrassa, Spain for a two-game series next week.