International Friendlies

Spain bounce back with comfortable win

Spain bounce back with comfortable win

June 9, 2016 | 480 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s run of good form came to an abrupt end as Spain were much the sharper side in game three of their series in Belfast with a confident 3-0 win at Jordanstown.

Olympic prep moves north for Canada dates

Olympic prep moves north for Canada dates

June 9, 2016 | 542 views | Leave a comment

The Olympic preparation goes north this evening with Ireland’s men facing Rio group opponents Canada at Stormont in the first of four matches in their latest series.

Frazer fires cracking winner in closing moments

Frazer fires cracking winner in closing moments

June 7, 2016 | 671 views | Leave a comment

Megan Frazer’s last minute goal made it two wins from two for the Irish women as they beat Spain 2-1 in Stormont.

Ireland’s women notch third Olympic scalp

Ireland’s women notch third Olympic scalp

June 6, 2016 | 741 views | Leave a comment

Second half goals from Anna O’Flanagan and Megan Frazer saw Ireland beat Spain 2-0 at Stormont, making it three wins in succession for the Green Army against Olympic-bound opposition.

Korea nick game four victory over Ireland

Korea nick game four victory over Ireland

June 5, 2016 | 781 views | Leave a comment

An upbeat Ballsbridge énergie Fitness Match Series ended on a disappointing note as Korea nicked their first win from the four games at the Merrion Fleet Arena this week.

Series sealed as Ireland beat Korea 2-1

Series sealed as Ireland beat Korea 2-1

June 4, 2016 | 635 views | Leave a comment

Ireland beat Korea 2-1 at a gloriously sunny Merrion Fleet Arena in the penultimate game of the Ballsbridge énergie Fitness Match Series. Goals from Alan Sothern and Shane O’Donoghue gave Ireland the win and enable them to take the series 2-0 heading into the final game tomorrow at 2pm in Monkstown.

Ireland and Korea share spoils in game two

Ireland and Korea share spoils in game two

June 3, 2016 | 396 views | Leave a comment

Ireland shared the spoils with Korea in the second Ballsbridge énergie Fitness Match Series, adding the draw against the world number nine side to Tuesday’s 5-2 victory at the Merrion Fleet Arena.

Whelan potentially Trinity’s first cap since Caulfield as Shaw selects squad for Spain series

Whelan potentially Trinity’s first cap since Caulfield as Shaw selects squad for Spain series

May 31, 2016 | 1,328 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s senior women will face Spain in a four-match series next week in Belfast with a pair of games in Stormont and the other two ties taking place in Jordanstown.

Ireland sweep past Korea in final quarter

Ireland sweep past Korea in final quarter

May 31, 2016 | 765 views | Leave a comment

Three final quarter goals saw Ireland start their Ballsbridge énergie Fitness Match Series with Korea in top notch fashion, beating the world number nine side with something to spare.

Ballsbridge énergie on board for Korea series

Ballsbridge énergie on board for Korea series

May 23, 2016 | 1,125 views | Leave a comment

Ballsbridge énergie has come on board as a series sponsor for the Irish men’s upcoming four games against Korea in Dublin next week as part of their Olympic preparations.

Jermyn on the mark in 6-1 defeat to Germany

Jermyn on the mark in 6-1 defeat to Germany

May 15, 2016 | 2,074 views | Leave a comment

Ireland closed out their three game series with Germany with a 6-1 defeat in Hamburg though John Jermyn did break the scoring duck with his first international goal for almost four years.

Ireland fall to second heavy defeat in Germany

Ireland fall to second heavy defeat in Germany

May 13, 2016 | 1,555 views | Leave a comment

Ireland fell to a second heavy defeat to Germany in two days as they went down 6-0 to the Olympic champions in Hamburg.

Ireland fall to heaviest defeat since 1979

Ireland fall to heaviest defeat since 1979

May 12, 2016 | 2,578 views | Comments (1)

Ireland fell to a 9-0 defeat to Germany in the first game of their three test series in Hamburg with Florian Fuchs scoring four times.

Fulton without Bann trio for Germany series

Fulton without Bann trio for Germany series

May 9, 2016 | 2,278 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men face Olympic champions Germany this week in a three test series in Hamburg, at the home of UHC, with Craig Fulton bringing 20 members of his panel with him.

Irish men announce 10 home international ties

Irish men announce 10 home international ties

April 26, 2016 | 2,368 views | Leave a comment

The Irish men will play an extensive series of international matches, welcoming Korea, Canada and the Netherlands to these shores over the next couple of months.

Jermyn returns to Irish setup after three years

Jermyn returns to Irish setup after three years

March 31, 2016 | 1,747 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s record goalscorer John Jermyn has earned a surprise recall to Craig Fulton’s national panel for their latest Olympic preparation series, meeting Great Britain in three uncapped matches next week at Bisham Abbey.

Loughran included in 20-player panel for GB ties

Loughran included in 20-player panel for GB ties

March 3, 2016 | 1,295 views | Leave a comment

Graham Shaw has named a 20-player squad to travel to Bisham Abbey in England for a three-match series against Great Britain later this month.

Two from two for Ireland against France

Two from two for Ireland against France

March 2, 2016 | 539 views | Leave a comment

Ireland completed a comfortable series win over France as they added a 2-1 success to Tuesday’s 1-0 success with Neal Glassey and Alan Sothern on the mark at the Merrion Fleet Arena.

Darling strike hands Ireland win over France

Darling strike hands Ireland win over France

March 1, 2016 | 660 views | Leave a comment

Mitch Darling’s 14th minute goal gave Ireland a 1-0 win over France in their latest Olympic preparation game at a baltic Merrion Fleet Arena.

Ireland’s men to play France twice at Rathdown

Ireland’s men to play France twice at Rathdown

February 24, 2016 | 628 views | Leave a comment

The Irish men will play France in a two-match series on March 1 (7pm) and 2 (6pm) in Rathdown School. The series will be the first chance of 2016 to see Ireland men’s hockey team in action as part of their preparations for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.