Ireland completed the local training phase of their Olympic preparation with a 5-0 loss to the world number two side the Netherlands at the Mardyke.
Fatigue looked to play a part as Ireland fell 7-2 to world number two side the Netherlands in their Fexco challenge match at the Mardyke, their third game in three days and sixth in eight days all told.
Ireland scrambled to a second successive draw at the Six Nations Tournament in Valencia, clinging on at times for a 1-1 tie with world number eight side New Zealand.
Ireland picked up their first point of the Six Nations tournament in Valencia but were ultimately frustrated as Pau Quemada’s drag-flick on the final hooter meant they had to share the spoils with Spain.
Craig Fulton confirmed he will be making a significant cut to his Irish panel, most likely from 27 players down to 20, in the coming week following Tuesday’s 2-2 draw with Canada.
In the absence of an Olympic ticket, “making gains” now is the key message for Irish women’s coach Graham Shaw as they use 2016 to build for a first World Cup shot since 2002 and beyond
The Green Machine made it three wins from three against Canada and back-to-back series victories as they beat their Rio rivals 2-0 on Sunday afternoon.
Ireland 2 (S O’Donoghue 2) Canada 1 (F Van Son) ***words from Kyle Good**** Two drag flicks from Shane O’Donoghue at Stormont ensured that Ireland maintained a 100% record in the four game series against Canada, coming from a goal down to earn the win. The series now moves to Dublin for the second two […]
Spain won the final game of the Phoenix Gas series at Univeristy of Ulster in Jordanstown on Friday morning, leaving Graham Shaw’s side with a tie from the series against the Olympic bound opposition.
Men’s senior international test match Ireland 2 (M Watt, J Jackson) Canada 0 Irelantd played the first of four test matches against Canada this evening at the beautiful setting at the Playball, Stormont. Both Canada and Ireland are Rio bound and will face one another on the 11th of August in the Olympics. Ireland eventually […]
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.
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.
Megan Frazer’s last minute goal made it two wins from two for the Irish women as they beat Spain 2-1 in Stormont.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.