In the wake of Ireland’s amazing shoot-out win over India, there was a packed mixed zone with loads of players giving their thoughts; here’s a few words and clips from Chloe Watkins, Megan Frazer, Katie Mullan, Ayeisha McFerran and Lena Tice
Southern Fried Hockey’s Alan Good posted a thought-provoking Twitter thread, tying up the strands that have gone into the Irish women’s team and how they have got to the point of a World Cup semi-final against Spain
Where will it all end? Ireland’s World Cup run just keeps on rolling as Ayeisha McFerran’s glorious tournament and some sublimely cool heads in a shoot-out saw them edge out India and take a World Cup semi-final spot.
Irish coach Graham Shaw says his side has a full bill of health ahead of their crunch World Cup date with India this evening (6pm, live on RTE2 and BT Sport) as they look to make more history in London in their quarter-final.
RTE 2 will broadcast the Irish women’s World Cup quarter-final match against India on Thursday afternoon while a number of public houses have also confirmed they will broadcast live.
The disappointment of Ireland’s first loss of the World Cup in London is unlikely to linger too long over the Green Army camp as they quickly turn their focus to a date with either India or Italy
In the annals of Irish women’s hockey, there are precious few wins over England on the ledger but such is the bouyant mood around the camp, skipper Katie Mullan says “anything is possible”.
The incredible dream lives on. Anna O’Flanagan’s 13th minute corner deflection sent the sport into a new stratosphere as a gritty dog-fight saw Ireland grasp an incredible top spot in Pool B at the Hockey World Cup.
Ireland’s women could become the first side to reach the World Cup quarter-finals if they can land their second successive victory in London on Thursday afternoon when they take on India.
Deirdre Duke’s glorious counter-strikes sent Ireland’s women into dreamland as they won their first World Cup tie in 16 years with a breathtaking 3-1 win over USA on Saturday evening in London.
A lifetime in the making, the multiple sporting strands of Nicci Daly’s life reach an incredible crescendo this month.
Nine months on from World Cup qualification, Irish coach Graham Shaw says Friday evening’s jersey presentation very much felt like “the start” of the competition proper.
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Coping with the forthright Dutch mentality is something Anna O’Flanagan says she initially took a while to get used to but says she will ultimately be stronger for the experience.
Ireland’s men and women will skip through to the second phase of the new Olympic and World Cup process which the FIH formally launched this week, entitled the Hockey Series.
In the Ipoh sweatbox, an Irish side working off a much shorter bench were unable to summon another big result against India, closing out their maiden Sultan Azlan Shah tournament in sixth place.
After a rough opening four games, Ireland ground out a morale-boosting 3-2 win over world number six side India at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia; TRR face Railway in EYHL while Corinthian take on UCD in Leinster
Ireland’s men fell to a 4-1 loss to England on Tuesday and Australia on Wednesday at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysaia
With just a few days of acclimitisation time and a 30 degree swing in temperature, perhaps a slow start was to be predicted as the first three quarters of Ireland’s maiden Sultan Azlan Shah Cup proved a tough outing.
Irish coach Craig Fulton has laid out the roadmap to Bhubaneswar and the 2018 World Cup next November with a comprehensive plan of action for the next 10 months, leading up to the November 28 tip off.
Ireland’s women have been handed a tough draw at next July’s World Cup in London as they will face England, who are second in the current world rankings, the United States (7th) and India (10th) in Pool B. Their target will be to avoid last place in the pool which would mean an early exit, […]