International

Carroll strike gets Ireland off on the right foot

Carroll strike gets Ireland off on the right foot

May 31, 2018 | 396 views | Leave a comment

Naomi Carroll’s late goal earned Ireland a 1-0 win over Scotland to start their run-in to the World Cup on the right note at Glasgow Green

Jackson honoured in wake of Irish men’s win over Germany

Jackson honoured in wake of Irish men’s win over Germany

May 30, 2018 | 1,330 views | Leave a comment

Peter Jackson was given the perfect send-off as he was recognised for his incredible contributions to Irish hockey in the wake of the men’s recent 2-1 win over Germany.

Dale nets sweet 16 as Ireland U-21s win four in US

Dale nets sweet 16 as Ireland U-21s win four in US

May 30, 2018 | 1,164 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-21 men ran up four wins from five in New York as they beat Japan and USA twice each with Julian Dale scoring 16 times in the process.

Shaw names 24 players for Scotland series

Shaw names 24 players for Scotland series

May 25, 2018 | 1,121 views | Leave a comment

Graham Shaw will bring 24 players to Scotland for a three match series at Glasgow Green in the first-post EYHL matches for the Irish women’s team in the lead-up to the World Cup.

Stunning second half salvo sees Ireland beat world number fives

Stunning second half salvo sees Ireland beat world number fives

May 19, 2018 | 1,122 views | Leave a comment

Two stunning goals in the first three minutes of the second half saw Ireland beat Germany 2-1 at Serpentine Avenue, taking the laurels from their two-game series with the world number five side into the bargain.

Ireland and Germany share spoils in first test at Pembroke

Ireland and Germany share spoils in first test at Pembroke

May 18, 2018 | 839 views | Leave a comment

Ireland picked off a strong 1-1 draw against world number five side Germany at Serpentine Avenue in front of a healthy crowd in the first of their two tests.

German visit begins summer series with a bang

German visit begins summer series with a bang

May 16, 2018 | 930 views | Leave a comment

An international summer of over 80 matches at each level tips off in earnest with perhaps the biggest of the challenge matches on offer starting things off with Germany’s men coming to Pembroke on Friday and Saturday.

FIH launch Hockey Series as Ireland get ready for over 80 international ties in 2018

FIH launch Hockey Series as Ireland get ready for over 80 international ties in 2018

May 4, 2018 | 1,036 views | Leave a comment

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.

Eugene F Collins to sponsor Irish underage girls teams

Eugene F Collins to sponsor Irish underage girls teams

May 3, 2018 | 601 views | Leave a comment

Eugene F Collins, one of Ireland’s leading law firms, announced its sponsorship of Ireland’s U-16, U-18 and U-21 girls’ teams for the next 12 months.

Hockey Ireland plans to field indoor international team for first time in 30 years

Hockey Ireland plans to field indoor international team for first time in 30 years

April 17, 2018 | 909 views | Leave a comment

Hockey Ireland plans to field its first indoor international teams in 30 years, announcing they will look to reintroduce the code in time for the European Championships in January 2020.

Caren hails self-funded U-21 men after England series

Caren hails self-funded U-21 men after England series

April 1, 2018 | 2,198 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-21s came close to sharing their series with England at Pembroke with a 3-2 defeat on Saturday morning, following a 5-4 win on Friday and a 3-1 loss in the opening game.

Passmore lays out plans for 2018 Under-21/23 women

Passmore lays out plans for 2018 Under-21/23 women

March 15, 2018 | 1,296 views | Leave a comment

Irish Under-21 women’s head coach Dave Passmore has named a 27-player panel for a three-match series against USA to be played in St Gerard’s next week.

Short-handed Ireland end Sultan Azlan Shah in sixth place

Short-handed Ireland end Sultan Azlan Shah in sixth place

March 10, 2018 | 1,002 views | Leave a comment

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.

Cole heats up Ireland in Malaysia as domestic games hope to thaw out

Cole heats up Ireland in Malaysia as domestic games hope to thaw out

March 9, 2018 | 881 views | Leave a comment

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 continue to feel the heat in Malaysia

Ireland continue to feel the heat in Malaysia

March 7, 2018 | 371 views | Leave a comment

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

Peillat shoots down strong Irish start against Olympic gold medalists

Peillat shoots down strong Irish start against Olympic gold medalists

March 4, 2018 | 1,067 views | Leave a comment

Ireland put in a marked improvement against Olympic gold medalists Argentina but penalty corners from the world’s deadliest striker saw them succumb to a 5-3 defeat on day two of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia.

Ireland feel the heat at Sultan Azlan Shah opener

Ireland feel the heat at Sultan Azlan Shah opener

March 3, 2018 | 1,107 views | Leave a comment

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.

Frazer and Sargent named in Irish squad for upcoming series

Frazer and Sargent named in Irish squad for upcoming series

February 21, 2018 | 1,037 views | Leave a comment

Megan Frazer and Cliodhna Sargent are hoping they can make their respective returns to the line-up following their inclusion Graham Shaw’s 29-player panel for upcoming series in Glasgow and Bisham Abbey in March.

O’Flanagan winner earns share of the spoils with Spain

O’Flanagan winner earns share of the spoils with Spain

February 11, 2018 | 544 views | Leave a comment

Anna O’Flanagan’s silky deflection with three minutes from time saw Ireland’s women snatch a thrilling 3-2 comeback win over Spain, earning a share of the spoils from their four-match series in Malaga.

Dale and O’Connor get call for Sultan Azlan Shah Cup ahead of C of I-Glens showdown

Dale and O’Connor get call for Sultan Azlan Shah Cup ahead of C of I-Glens showdown

February 9, 2018 | 1,021 views | Leave a comment

Cork C of I’s Julian Dale and Glenanne’s Sam O’Connor have received the biggest call-ups of their international careers, earning a place in the Irish men’s squad to play in the Sultan Azlan Shah tournament in Malaysia.