Following Ireland’s nine-day training camp in Valencia, Darren Smith has named his first tournament selection, making three changes from the side that claimed bronze in the Champions Challenge I.
Ireland coach Andrew Meredith has shaken things up for his side’s crucial World League second round in New Delhi later this month.
Part of the Irish senior panel’s fixture picture for 2013 was painted today with the schedules for the men’s World League Round Two and the both fixtures lists for TriFinance EuroHockey Championships were released.
New Irish women’s coach Darren Smith’s first international selection is along tried and trusted lines as he admits he has “been unable to see the athletes in person” just yet.
Given the year that was in it; given the events of the day that was in it. There was probably no other way this script could have been written as Peter Caruth’s sublime golden goal handed Ireland a bronze medal to close out a tumultuous 2012
Hosts Argentina proved too strong for Ireland to burst their dream of gold and a potential place in the Champions Trophy, falling at the semi-final stage in Quilmes, Buenos Aires. They will close out an eventful tournament on Sunday against Malaysia in the bronze medal match.
A breathtaking second half performance saw Ireland claim a place in the semi-finals of the Champions Challenge, a result that comes with multiple benefits for Andrew Meredith’s side; Conor Harte struck twice while brother David had a clean sheet on his 100th cap
By dint of new coach Andrew Meredith’s first win, a 3-1 success over South Africa, Ireland’s FIH Champions Challenge campaign got a huge shot in the arm today in the sweltering Quilmes heat.
A second successive defeat leaves Ireland on collision course with a potential date with either Korea or Malaysia in the Champions Challenge quarter-finals.
Andrew Meredith’s first game in charge of the Irish senior men’s team ended in defeat as they scuppered a 2-0 lead against group favourites Argentina.
After a positive build-up week in Buenos Aires, new Irish coach Andrew Meredith take on hosts Argentina on Saturday evening in his first competitive tie in his new role.
David Ames insists his loyalty still lies with Ireland — but has yet to set a date for when he will end his self-imposed international exile.
Shane O’Donoghue and Bruce McCandless are the two players to profit from David Ames and Ian Sloan’s unavailability to the Irish men’s team, making up the two changes from last March’s Olympic qualifier.
The sixth month search is over as the IHA this evening announced Andrew Meredith as Paul Revington’s replacement as the national team’s men’s senior coach.
The Irish men’s hockey team will take up their place in the Champions Challenge I in Argentina next month after a frantic fundraising drive over the past four days yielded in excess of €60,000.
Nikki Symmons calmly rolled home Ireland’s final penalty to win the shoot-out against their Celtic rivals Scotland to finally claim the bronze medal from a thrilling tussle in Dublin.
The volume of penalty corners conceded by Ireland came back to bite them as Lauren Pfeiffer’s switch-flick 11 minutes from time proved the sole divider at the end of the second semi-final.
The Leinster Hockey Association made a major statement as they pledged €4,000 to the Irish senior men’s fundraising campaign to kickstart a hectic weekend of hockey action at international and local level
Audrey O’Flynn’s final hooter penalty corner saw the Irish home crowd explode as they claimed the laurels from a frenetic, extra-time quarter-final tussle. It edged out Belgium, earning the Irish a final four date with USA.
The Irish men’s senior team were left stunned as the Irish Hockey Association board announced their intention to withdraw them from the Champions Challenge I in Argentina which gets underway in late November.