International Friendlies

Korea nick game four victory over Ireland

Korea nick game four victory over Ireland

June 5, 2016 | 902 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 | 722 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 | 482 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 | 1,474 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 | 859 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 | 1,233 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 | 2,172 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 | 1,649 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 | 2,730 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 | 2,373 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 | 2,513 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 | 1,878 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 | 1,436 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 | 634 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 | 743 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 | 746 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 | 918 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 | 951 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 | 924 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 | 1,140 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.