International Friendlies

Frazer and Sargent named in Irish squad for upcoming series

Frazer and Sargent named in Irish squad for upcoming series

February 21, 2018 | 759 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 | 323 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 | 394 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 | 65 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 | 394 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 | 346 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 | 280 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 | 313 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.

McGuire relishing Irish return after five years away

McGuire relishing Irish return after five years away

December 7, 2017 | 1,605 views | Leave a comment

Leah McGuire, formerly Ewart, is in the frame for a place in Ireland’s World Cup squad after emerging from under the radar following five years in the international wilderness.

Green Army end productive 2017 on low key note

Green Army end productive 2017 on low key note

December 2, 2017 | 158 views | Leave a comment

A productive 2017 closed on a low key note for the Irish women’s team as they fell to a fourth successive defeat in southern Spain

Back-to-back 4-2 defeats for Ireland in Alcala

Back-to-back 4-2 defeats for Ireland in Alcala

November 29, 2017 | 564 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women started their final series of international matches for 2017 with two close run defeats against Spain and Belgium in Alcala with Nikki Evans reaching her 150th cap and Leah McGuire returning after five years

Seven teenagers in Shaw’s panel for Three Nations tournament

Seven teenagers in Shaw’s panel for Three Nations tournament

November 15, 2017 | 1,926 views | Leave a comment

With seven teenagers in his panel, Graham Shaw will once again test the next generation with a view to widening his Irish women’s panel ahead of the 2018 World Cup.

Darling returns to Irish panel for first time since Rio

Darling returns to Irish panel for first time since Rio

November 13, 2017 | 367 views | Leave a comment

Mitch Darling will make his first appearance for Ireland since the Rio Olympics following his inclusion for a short two-game series next week against the European champions, the Netherlands.

Scotland square series with 2-1 win at Stormont

Scotland square series with 2-1 win at Stormont

October 25, 2017 | 266 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women had to settle for a shared series with Scotland as they lost 2-1 to Scotland at Stormont, ending with a win, a draw and a loss on their record.

Young Ireland side hit Scotland for six

Young Ireland side hit Scotland for six

October 24, 2017 | 588 views | Leave a comment

A brilliant first half performance powered a youthful Ireland to a 6-2 win over Scotland at Banbridge in their second of three test matches this week.

Torrans makes big impact on debut for much changed Ireland

Torrans makes big impact on debut for much changed Ireland

October 22, 2017 | 1,364 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women shared a 1-1 draw in their first of three test matches against Scotland this week as Jessica McMaster’s eighth-minute goal cancelled out a Charlotte Watson effort a minute earlier at Stormont.

Several Irish Under-21s get senior chance after Euro reprieve

Several Irish Under-21s get senior chance after Euro reprieve

October 5, 2017 | 490 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-21 women’s team had their status in the top tier of European competition assured thanks to an EHF executive board decision this week, keeping their hopes of playing in the 2020 Junior World Cup alive.

Ireland tune up for Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier tie with strong performance against England

Ireland tune up for Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier tie with strong performance against England

July 16, 2017 | 298 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women pushed world number two side England – featuring nine Olympic gold medalists – all the way in Johannesburg in their final Hockey World League Semi-Final pool match.

Ireland take major step forward in World Cup qualification bid with win over Poland

Ireland take major step forward in World Cup qualification bid with win over Poland

July 12, 2017 | 473 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women beat Poland 2-0 in Johannesburg this afternoon to copper-fasten a place in the quarter-finals of the Hockey World League Semi-Final with a game to spare.

Junior Green Army battle it out with England at Queen’s

Junior Green Army battle it out with England at Queen’s

July 11, 2017 | 336 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-21 women continued their summer programme with two tough battles against England at Queen’s last weekend on Saturday and Sunday.