International Tournament

Revington reign ends on low note

Revington reign ends on low note

July 6, 2012 | 180 views | Leave a comment

Paul Revington’s three and a half year tenure as Irish men’s senior coach ended with a whimper in Belfield as Olympic-bound Belgium showed an edge in class to send Ireland into their summer break on a low note.

Last gasp McDade strike denied Ireland

Last gasp McDade strike denied Ireland

July 4, 2012 | 306 views | Comments (3)

Thornton McDade’s last minute cracker denied Ireland a second win over Olympic-bound South Africa in six days but Paul Revington’s charges once again impressed at Belfield.

Captain Gormley returns for UCD 3 Nations

Captain Gormley returns for UCD 3 Nations

July 3, 2012 | 445 views | Comments (1)

Ireland have made five changes from the panel that won the Celtic Cup as they face up to two Olympic challenges this week, playing South Africa on Wednesday and Belgium on Thursday in Belfield in the UCD 3 Nations competition.

Revs ends Celtic career unbeaten as Ireland land fifth successive men’s crown

Revs ends Celtic career unbeaten as Ireland land fifth successive men’s crown

July 1, 2012 | 312 views | Comments (1)

While the final manner in which this trophy was conceived was slightly laboured, the outcome portrayed part of the potential legacy of Paul Revington’s tenure as Irish coach, winning his fourth Celtic Cup with a 1-1 result against Wales

Silver lining for Irish women’s Celtic campaign

Silver lining for Irish women’s Celtic campaign

July 1, 2012 | 207 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women claimed silver at the Women’s Celtic Cup as Denis Pritchard recorded his first victory since taking over as interim coach of the side.

Carson sends Scotland in a spin; Scots ladies the Celtic queens

Carson sends Scotland in a spin; Scots ladies the Celtic queens

June 30, 2012 | 397 views | Leave a comment

Davy Carson’s treble handed Ireland a lively 6-3 win over Scotland to maintain top spot in the men’s Celtic Cup as South Africa thumped Wales; Scotland won the women’s competition with a late 3-0 win over Wales

Bell and Kidd toll for Irish Celtic Cup hopes

Bell and Kidd toll for Irish Celtic Cup hopes

June 29, 2012 | 296 views | Comments (2)

In front of a dismal crowd, the Irish women’s Celtic Cup hoodoo looks set to continue as they were undone at the Comber Road by reigning champions Scotland.

Irish men net big South Africa scalp

Irish men net big South Africa scalp

June 28, 2012 | 410 views | Comments (1)

Departing Ireland coach Paul Revington got one over his homeland this evening as Ireland opened their Celtic Cup campaign with an impressive 4-2 win over South Africa at Lisnagarvey.

Hobbs back in Irish senior men’s squad

Hobbs back in Irish senior men’s squad

June 26, 2012 | 598 views | Comments (4)

David Hobbs returns to Irish senior international squad this week for the men’s Celtic Cup as the Cork C of I man was named in Paul Revington’s panel for this week’s event, hosted by Lisnagarvey.

Double glory for U-21 Celtic Cup sides

Double glory for U-21 Celtic Cup sides

June 23, 2012 | 592 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men and women completed the Junior Celtic Cup double with a day to spare as they added victories over Scotland to go with Friday’s 2-0 wins over Wales in Wrexham.

Two goal triumphs put Ireland in Celtic control

Two goal triumphs put Ireland in Celtic control

June 22, 2012 | 336 views | Comments (1)

Ireland’s U-21 men and women got their Junior Celtic Cup campaigns off to confident starts as they both beat Wales 2-0 in Wrexham this evening.

Dublin to host Champs Challenge I again

Dublin to host Champs Challenge I again

June 22, 2012 | 242 views | Leave a comment

Belfield will once again play host to an FIH competition following the decision to award Ireland the women’s Champion’s Challenge I which will run from September 29 to October 7

Women’s Masters finish third in Home Nations

Women’s Masters finish third in Home Nations

June 19, 2012 | 526 views | Leave a comment

The Ireland Women’s Masters, for the first time, sent two teams to the Home Nations in Edinburgh last weekend. First up on the Friday evening were matches v Wales.

Nine Ireland A players in Celtic panel

Nine Ireland A players in Celtic panel

June 18, 2012 | 517 views | Comments (8)

Nine of the Ireland A panel that played England last week have been included in Rudi Wortmann’s Ireland U-21 selection to play in the women’s Celtic Cup next weekend.

Quinn back in women’s international frame

Quinn back in women’s international frame

June 13, 2012 | 350 views | Leave a comment

Stephanie Quinn is in line for an Irish comeback after over four years on the international sidelines following her inclusion in Denis Pritchard’s panel for the Celtic Cup.

Ireland left with plenty to ponder

Ireland left with plenty to ponder

June 11, 2012 | 206 views | Leave a comment

Ireland left the Investec London Cup with some stinging words from Great Britain coach Danny Kerry ringing in their ears, after they finished bottom of the pile thanks to a 3-0 defeat to Great Britain in Chiswick.

Dutch class undoes Irish women

Dutch class undoes Irish women

June 7, 2012 | 842 views | Comments (1)

Ireland will play Great Britain in Sunday morning’s fifth/sixth place playoff after they fell to a second defeat in the Investec London Cup this evening, undone by the world number one side.

Early Hockeyroo blitz sees off Ireland

Early Hockeyroo blitz sees off Ireland

June 7, 2012 | 265 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s low-key training regimen since March’s Olympic qualification heart-break was evident as they succumbed 4-1 to an Australian side building to a peak for the Games in a month and a half’s time.

‘A’ selection hints at Irish U-21 Euro squad

‘A’ selection hints at Irish U-21 Euro squad

June 5, 2012 | 355 views | Comments (2)

The 18-player Ireland A selection – announced this morning and selected by Dave Passmore and Denis Pritchard – includes many names likely to feature in this summer’s Irish U-21 panel.

News in brief: Garvey to host Celtic Cup

News in brief: Garvey to host Celtic Cup

March 29, 2012 | 391 views | Leave a comment

Comber Road will host the 2012 men’s and women’s Celtic Cups; Leinster U-21 men’s and women’s panels announced for next week’s interprovincial series; Armagh on the look-out for new ladies head coach