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