International Tournament

Elliott an eye-catching inclusion in Fulton’s Irish squad

Elliott an eye-catching inclusion in Fulton’s Irish squad

April 14, 2014 | 1,584 views | Leave a comment

New Irish head coach Craig Fulton has named a fascinating squad for the upcoming Champions Challenge I in Kuantan, Malaysia with the uncapped Maurice Elliott an eye-catching inclusion.

Frazer handed Irish captaincy for Champs Challenge

Frazer handed Irish captaincy for Champs Challenge

April 7, 2014 | 1,118 views | Leave a comment

Megan Frazer has been named as the new Irish captain for the upcoming Champions Challenge I in Glasgow later this month, taking over from the exam-tied Alex Speers.

Germany prove too strong for Irish Under-21s

Germany prove too strong for Irish Under-21s

February 13, 2014 | 798 views | Comments (1)

Ireland’s U-21s found Germany too clinical at Newtonabbey as they fell to a 5-1 loss, meaning that overall victory from the Four Nations tournament was beyond them after good performances against Scotland and England.

English draw gives Ireland shot at Four Nations title

English draw gives Ireland shot at Four Nations title

February 12, 2014 | 598 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-21s face a potential title decider with Germany on Thursday in their Four Nations international tournament in Newtonabbey following a hard fought 1-1 draw with England in abject conditions.

Shimmins nets twice for five-star Irish U-21 show

Shimmins nets twice for five-star Irish U-21 show

February 11, 2014 | 906 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s U-21s produced a controlled performance to sweep aside Scotland 5-1 in Johnny Caren’s first game in charge, starting their Four Nations campaign in style at a frosty Newtonabbey.

Seven UCD players named in Irish U-21 panel

Seven UCD players named in Irish U-21 panel

December 12, 2013 | 1,423 views | Leave a comment

A preliminary panel of 27 players has been named for the Irish U-21 men as their preparations begin for the 2014 European championships. They will play a four nations tournament in Mossley in February as part of their preparations

Ireland follow top nations to withdraw from U-16 Euros

Ireland follow top nations to withdraw from U-16 Euros

November 14, 2013 | 873 views | Leave a comment

With Belgium, Spain and the Netherlands following the lead of Germany and England in pulling out of the European U-16 championships, Ireland have followed suit and will not play next summer in the event

Extended 2018 World cup field increases Irish qualification chances

Extended 2018 World cup field increases Irish qualification chances

September 11, 2013 | 342 views | Leave a comment

The FIH has received seven different proposals for hosting of the 2018 World Cup with four official offers to host the men’s World Cup with a further three submissions being made for the women’s equivalent.

Double Challenge headache for IHA following FIH/IHL fixture clash

Double Challenge headache for IHA following FIH/IHL fixture clash

August 29, 2013 | 256 views | Comments (3)

The Irish Hockey Association was handed a headache on two fronts this morning following the confirmation of the Champions Challenge I hosting venues by the International Hockey Federation this morning.

Germany retain European title with thrilling comeback over Belgian hosts

Germany retain European title with thrilling comeback over Belgian hosts

August 25, 2013 | 194 views | Leave a comment

Germany claimed their sixth European championship title as they came from a goal down to defeat their Belgian hosts in Boom, retaining the title they won in Monchengladbach two years ago; the Netherlands claimed bronze

Captain Fantastic salvages Irish A status, averting Czech disaster

Captain Fantastic salvages Irish A status, averting Czech disaster

August 25, 2013 | 605 views | Comments (3)

Stuart Loughrey and skipper John Jackson’s equaliser ten minutes from time dragged Ireland out of a huge hole to secure their status in the top tier of European hockey for 2015 in dramatic fashion.

Germany land second Euro title with penalties win over England

Germany land second Euro title with penalties win over England

August 24, 2013 | 161 views | Leave a comment

Germany won their second women’s European title in dramatic style as a shoot-out was needed to decide the outcome of the title for the third time in the competition’s history; Netherlands pip Belgium to bronze

Scotland send Ireland down to European second tier

Scotland send Ireland down to European second tier

August 24, 2013 | 1,499 views | Comments (10)

Ireland dropped down to the second tier of European competition after a frustrating tournament came to a conclusion, falling 3-1 to Scotland.

Belgium raise the roof to set up final showdown with Germany

Belgium raise the roof to set up final showdown with Germany

August 23, 2013 | 265 views | Leave a comment

Belgium are in line for their best ever finish at the TriFinance EuroHockey Championships with a comprehensive mauling of England; Germany are still on for a sixth European title after the dismissed the Netherlands 5-3

Four-star Spain ease past lack-lustre Irish men

Four-star Spain ease past lack-lustre Irish men

August 23, 2013 | 166 views | Leave a comment

For a second successive day, Spain got the better of an Irish hockey team to put their survival in the top tier of European competition in danger.

England end Dutch European reign; Belgium stunned by late German effort

England end Dutch European reign; Belgium stunned by late German effort

August 22, 2013 | 186 views | Leave a comment

England and Germany both claimed shoot-out wins to oust the Netherlands and Belgium respectively in Boom this evening to claim places in Saturday’s final

Bonastre bumps Ireland into all-or-nothing Saturday date with Scotland

Bonastre bumps Ireland into all-or-nothing Saturday date with Scotland

August 22, 2013 | 190 views | Comments (1)

Ireland will face an all-or-nothing date with Scotland on Saturday morning for European championship survival following a narrow 1-0 loss to Spain in Boom.

Spain drop into relegation pool along with Czechs

Spain drop into relegation pool along with Czechs

August 21, 2013 | 153 views | Leave a comment

Ireland will play Spain on Friday afternoon (3pm Irish time) in their first Pool C game with the Czech Republic the final opposition on Sunday morning (10am) following the completion of Pool A with Belgium and Germany advancing

Irish men fall agonisingly short of first ever Euro semi-final

Irish men fall agonisingly short of first ever Euro semi-final

August 21, 2013 | 193 views | Comments (7)

A Shane O’Donoghue and Peter Caruth-inspired comeback came up just short as Ireland fell agonisingly short of the win they needed against England to reach a first ever European Championship semi-final.

Ireland vs England – Live Blog

Ireland vs England – Live Blog

August 21, 2013 | 279 views | Comments (2)

Can’t get to a tv screen or internet stream. Join us for live updates from the ground in Boom from Ireland’s vital game against England in the European Championships