International Tournament

T&T complete World League group for Ireland’s men

T&T complete World League group for Ireland’s men

October 8, 2014 | 437 views | Leave a comment

Trinidad and Tobago have completed the line-up for the Irish men’s World League group in San Diego following the completion of the latest round one tournament in Kingston, Jamaica.

Road to Rio becomes slightly clearer for Irish teams

Road to Rio becomes slightly clearer for Irish teams

September 16, 2014 | 993 views | Comments (1)

Ireland’s road to Rio 2016 became a little clearer over the weekend with the line-up for the women’s World League round two complete while two more teams have been added to the men’s tournament.

Califorinia dreaming for men’s World League Round 2

Califorinia dreaming for men’s World League Round 2

August 26, 2014 | 837 views | Leave a comment

The Irish men’s World League Round Two – which will be held from February 25 to March 8, 2015 – has been moved from Lancaster, Pennsylvania to Chula Vista on the southside of San Diego, California.

Masters Over-50s finish second at Home Nations

Masters Over-50s finish second at Home Nations

August 22, 2014 | 1,045 views | Comments (1)

Ireland’s Over-50s finished second in the Home Nations last weekend in Lisnagarvey, beating Scotland and Wales but missed out on the title at the hands of England.

Fulton lays out Green Machine programme for Road to Rio Olympic Games

Fulton lays out Green Machine programme for Road to Rio Olympic Games

August 20, 2014 | 1,098 views | Leave a comment

Irish men’s senior coach Craig Fulton has laid out an extensive day-by-day plan up to the end of August 2015 that he is keen that all stakeholders, including club coaches get on board with, as they pursue the Olympic dream.

Over-40s land Home Nations title with clean sweep

Over-40s land Home Nations title with clean sweep

August 17, 2014 | 1,482 views | Leave a comment

The Irish men’s Over-40s team landed the Home Nations title in Lisnagarvey over the weekend as they ran up a clean sweep, eye-catchingly beating England 4-2 on Saturday.

Six new faces in Irish Over-40s panel

Six new faces in Irish Over-40s panel

August 15, 2014 | 1,790 views | Leave a comment

The Ireland Masters 40s have made eight changes to the squad that competed at the Masters World Cup in June as they begin their Home Nations weekend against Scotland this evening at 7.30pm in Lisnagarvey.

How Portugal was conquered!

How Portugal was conquered!

July 26, 2014 | 861 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-21 men produced a string of high scoring performances before ultimately winning the EuroHockey Junior Championships II with a dramatic late show against Italy; here’s all the goals from the tournament from camera man Wal McConnell

Objective achieved but U-21 womens gold bid denied at the death

Objective achieved but U-21 womens gold bid denied at the death

July 20, 2014 | 609 views | Leave a comment

Mixed emotions for the Irish Under-21 women but, ultimately, primary objective achieved as they got the draw they needed to earn a top two spot in Vienna. Gold, though, was tantalisingly out of reach as they built a three-goal lead only to be pegged back by a last quarter Italian fightback.

Robust Ukraine frustrate Irish vanguard but promotion and gold still up for grabs

Robust Ukraine frustrate Irish vanguard but promotion and gold still up for grabs

July 19, 2014 | 505 views | Leave a comment

Ireland were unable to break down a resolute Ukraine defence but, nonetheless, nudged themselves a step closer to claiming promotion to the A division of Under-21 European hockey while, should they beat Italy tomorrow, the gold medal is still up for grabs.

Loughrey and Glassey strike dramatic late golden goals

Loughrey and Glassey strike dramatic late golden goals

July 19, 2014 | 991 views | Leave a comment

The Irish U-21 men left it late but ultimately won gold at the EuroHockey Junior Championships II in Lousada, Portugal by beating Scotland 3-1 with two goals in the last two minutes.

Nine of the best push Ireland within a result of promotion

Nine of the best push Ireland within a result of promotion

July 18, 2014 | 698 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-21 men moved within a point of promotion to the top tier of European Junior hockey as they swept aside Italy 9-2 in Portugal.

Black Sticks land title but Ireland’s ability to mix it a source of encouragement

Black Sticks land title but Ireland’s ability to mix it a source of encouragement

July 16, 2014 | 699 views | Leave a comment

World number four side New Zealand always had the edge but there was plenty for Irish senior women’s coach Darren Smith to be happy about in the performance in the Electric Ireland Four Nations final in Belfield.

Moreira equaliser earns battling hosts Irish draw

Moreira equaliser earns battling hosts Irish draw

July 16, 2014 | 430 views | Leave a comment

With progression assured, Ireland’s Under-21 men needed victory to get their promotion pool up and running with three points for a win but they came up against a feisty hosting Portugal side who snatched a late draw.

Beatty equaliser sees Ireland into promotion pool

Beatty equaliser sees Ireland into promotion pool

July 16, 2014 | 373 views | Leave a comment

Coach David Passmore praised his side’s ability to dig deep as Ireland twice came from behind to grab the draw they needed to progress to the winner’s pool in the women’s EuroHockey Junior Championships II and now have a two in three chance of promotion to the top tier.

Speers shoots Ireland to final rematch with Kiwis

Speers shoots Ireland to final rematch with Kiwis

July 16, 2014 | 396 views | Leave a comment

Alex Speers’ 58th minute goal assured Ireland of a place in tonight’s final of the Electric Ireland Four Nations tournament in Belfield, eventually breaking down a robust Chilean defence to win 1-0.

Early setback fails to throw Irish U-21 men as final four progress assured

Early setback fails to throw Irish U-21 men as final four progress assured

July 16, 2014 | 673 views | Comments (1)

Ireland’s Under-21 men are through to play in the final four promotion group in Lousada, Portugal as they bounced back from a sticky first half to run out big winners for the second day running.

Brown’s hat trick puts Ireland in seventh heaven

Brown’s hat trick puts Ireland in seventh heaven

July 16, 2014 | 552 views | Leave a comment

Chloe Brown’s hat trick has put Ireland in a strong position to progress to the promotion pool as they eventually broke down a defensive-minded Lithuania in their opening European tie in Vienna.

Burns’ double underpins assured start to U-21 Euros

Burns’ double underpins assured start to U-21 Euros

July 14, 2014 | 672 views | Leave a comment

Nick Burns led from the front as his pair of penalty corner goals saw Ireland’s Under-21 men start their European championship campaign in flying form with a 5-2 win over Russia in Lousada, Portugal.

Pinner keeps Ireland out in dramatic London Cup final penalty display

Pinner keeps Ireland out in dramatic London Cup final penalty display

July 13, 2014 | 648 views | Leave a comment

England’s coolness in the penalty shoot-out saved them from a second defeat to Ireland in eight days as they prevailed 4-2 in the London Cup final at the Olympic legacy park after normal time had ended locked at 2-2