International Friendlies

Jermyn on the mark in 6-1 defeat to Germany

Jermyn on the mark in 6-1 defeat to Germany

May 15, 2016 | 2,088 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 | 1,568 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 | 2,641 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 | 2,294 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 | 2,398 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 | 1,769 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 | 1,320 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 | 548 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 | 670 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 | 660 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.

Belgium defeat Ireland twice to end SA series

Belgium defeat Ireland twice to end SA series

January 24, 2016 | 854 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men got a measure of the challenge they need to overcome in Rio next August after a pair of losses to world number five side Belgium in Cape Town over the weekend.

Ireland and Canada draw a blank

Ireland and Canada draw a blank

January 21, 2016 | 861 views | Leave a comment

Ireland were held to a 0-0 draw by Canada as goalkeeper David Carter produced a stunning performance to keep the Green Machine at bay in the face of a late onslaught in Cape Town.

Last quarter blitz earns Ireland second win over Canada

Last quarter blitz earns Ireland second win over Canada

January 20, 2016 | 848 views | Leave a comment

Three final quarter goals saw Ireland beat Olympic rivals Canada for the second time this week, running out 4-2 winners in Cape Town.

Spain series ends with 3-0 loss for Ireland

Spain series ends with 3-0 loss for Ireland

January 19, 2016 | 1,052 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women completed their time in Spain on a low note, falling to a 3-0 defeat to the Valencia hosts, losing the series 3-1 overall.

Cargo cracker continues Irish run over South Africa

Cargo cracker continues Irish run over South Africa

January 18, 2016 | 1,137 views | Leave a comment

Ireland fought back from 2-0 and 3-2 down to keep their unbeaten run against South Africa going as Chris Cargo struck with six minutes left to earn a 3-3 draw in Cape Town.

Wilson and Watkins inspire big Irish comeback

Wilson and Watkins inspire big Irish comeback

January 18, 2016 | 1,348 views | Leave a comment

Eighteen-year-old Zoe Wilson served notice of her talent as she fired home the winner for Ireland in a 3-2 win over Spain in Valencia in the third test of their warm-weather camp.

Alegre continues Spain’s hoodoo over Ireland

Alegre continues Spain’s hoodoo over Ireland

January 17, 2016 | 856 views | Leave a comment

David Alegre’s late goal saw Spain continue their hoodoo over the Irish men’s team as they took the laurels 3-2 in the third test match of the tour to Cape Town.

VIDEO: Riera flicks Spain to second win

VIDEO: Riera flicks Spain to second win

January 16, 2016 | 866 views | Leave a comment

Lola Riera’s 57th minute drag-flick saw Spain make it two wins from two against Ireland in Valencia though the performance from Graham Shaw’s side was a marked step up.

Cockram salvages draw for Ireland against Canada

Cockram salvages draw for Ireland against Canada

January 16, 2016 | 797 views | Leave a comment

Ireland drew their second test against Canada with Timmy Cockram’s late goal cancelling out Matthew Sarmento’s earlier effort in Cape Town.

Spain too slick for Irish in first test

Spain too slick for Irish in first test

January 15, 2016 | 866 views | Leave a comment

Spain ruthlessly cut past Ireland this evening in Valencia 3-0 in the first of four test matches between the sides as Graham Shaw’s new look side struggled to match their hosts tempo.