International

Masters Over-40s seeking new management team

Masters Over-40s seeking new management team

February 27, 2015 | 854 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Masters across all age ranges will get into gear this year with the Interpros Series to be held in Lisnagarvey’s facility at Hillsborough on April 18 and 19.

Acclimitisation complete as Fulton’s Ireland ready to formally begin Olympic qualifying bid

Acclimitisation complete as Fulton’s Ireland ready to formally begin Olympic qualifying bid

February 26, 2015 | 1,322 views | Comments (2)

After nine warm-up matches in 2015 already, Craig Fulton’s Irish senior men formally start their Olympic qualifying bid at Chula Vista in California at the World League round two, needing a top three finish to keep their road to Rio on course.

Meeke and O’Byrne vye for final WL2 place

Meeke and O’Byrne vye for final WL2 place

February 17, 2015 | 1,000 views | Leave a comment

Seventeen of the 18 spots in Darren Smith’s squad for the women’s World League 2 in Dublin have been finalised with Ali Meeke and Yvonne O’Byrne vying for the last defender’s spot.

France bounce back to share three-game series

France bounce back to share three-game series

February 13, 2015 | 551 views | Leave a comment

Ireland completed their pre-World League round two warm-up series with a 3-2 loss to France in a frustrating performance at times against a tricky opponent in front of a bumper crowd at Grange Road.

Sothern on the double as Ireland see off France

Sothern on the double as Ireland see off France

February 13, 2015 | 764 views | Leave a comment

An Alan Sothern double saw Ireland come from a goal down at half-time to defeat France 3-1 in the second of their three game series at Grange Road on Thursday evening.

Four debutants as Ireland earn creditable French draw

Four debutants as Ireland earn creditable French draw

February 10, 2015 | 1,438 views | Leave a comment

A youthful Irish side earned a creditable 1-1 draw with France at Grange Road as Shane O’Donoghue’s first half goal was cancelled out late on by France’s Jean-Laurent Kieffer in the first tie of their three game series this week.

Experienced Ireland panel California dreaming

Experienced Ireland panel California dreaming

February 4, 2015 | 1,333 views | Comments (1)

Craig Fulton has named a hugely experienced panel for the first phase of the Olympic qualifying process with the release of his 18 player panel for World League Round Two which tips off in San Diego on February 28.

Belgium too strong for Ireland at end of hectic tour

Belgium too strong for Ireland at end of hectic tour

February 1, 2015 | 559 views | Leave a comment

Ireland concluded their South African tour with a 7-2 loss against world number five side Belgium on Sunday in Cape Town.

Belgium run up 3-0 win in first test in Cape Town

Belgium run up 3-0 win in first test in Cape Town

January 31, 2015 | 647 views | Leave a comment

Ireland fell to a 3-0 loss to Belgium in their fifth game in seven days in Cape Town this week, succumbing to the world number five side, Belgium, in the first of two games this weekend.

Five-star Dutch see off Ireland in second test

Five-star Dutch see off Ireland in second test

January 29, 2015 | 534 views | Leave a comment

The Netherlands ran up their second win in two days over Ireland in Stellenbosch as they proved too strong for a Green Machine playing their fourth game in five days.

Boevendeert denies Ireland with final quarter flurry

Boevendeert denies Ireland with final quarter flurry

January 28, 2015 | 843 views | Leave a comment

A final quarter blitz denied Ireland a famous result against world number two side, the Netherlands, as they eventually succumbed 5-2 in their test match in Cape Town.

Lucky 13 as Good snatches last ditch winner in Cape Town

Lucky 13 as Good snatches last ditch winner in Cape Town

January 26, 2015 | 2,591 views | Leave a comment

Kyle Good struck with 13 seconds to go to grab Ireland a dramatic 5-4 win over South Africa in Hartleyvale in their second test match of their warm-weather tour.

SA strike late to earn draw with Irish men

SA strike late to earn draw with Irish men

January 25, 2015 | 736 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men began their build-up to the World League round two with a 2-2 draw against South Africa in Hartleyvale, succumbing to a late comeback from the hosts.

Upbeat Ireland start big year with South Africa date; Glens v YM the IHL focus

Upbeat Ireland start big year with South Africa date; Glens v YM the IHL focus

January 22, 2015 | 3,433 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s senior men play the first test match of 2015 on Sunday in Cape Town as they take on South Africa to kickstart their Olympic qualifying preparations; YM and Glenanne the key game in Leinster’s division one in the IHL chase

Evans earns draw and share of Spain series spoils

Evans earns draw and share of Spain series spoils

January 20, 2015 | 455 views | Leave a comment

Nikki Evans scored a late goal to earn Ireland a draw and a share of the spoils from the three-game series in Valencia this week.

Comerma ends Irish run as goals rain in Spain

Comerma ends Irish run as goals rain in Spain

January 18, 2015 | 814 views | Leave a comment

Anna O’Flanagan’s hat trick proved in vain in game two as Gloria Comerma struck with moments to go, also completing a treble, ending Ireland’s run of eight successive wins dating back to last August.

Watkins nicks eighth successive win for Ireland

Watkins nicks eighth successive win for Ireland

January 17, 2015 | 771 views | Leave a comment

The Irish women’s winning run stretched to eight games as they shaded the opening tie of their three game series in Valencia though coach Darren Smith says there is plenty to work on.

Gormley and Magee return to Irish men’s set-up

Gormley and Magee return to Irish men’s set-up

January 13, 2015 | 1,190 views | Comments (1)

Ireland’s two most capped players, Eugene Magee and Ronan Gormley, are back in Craig Fulton’s men’s national panel for their trip to South Africa later this month.

Colvin back in Irish panel after 17-month injury absence

Colvin back in Irish panel after 17-month injury absence

January 5, 2015 | 1,243 views | Comments (1)

Lizzie Colvin has returned to the Irish senior women’s panel for the first time since August 2013 following a lengthy battle back from an anterior cruciate knee ligament injury.

Ireland share France series; Smith’s women learn WL2 draw

Ireland share France series; Smith’s women learn WL2 draw

November 26, 2014 | 952 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men shared their series with France with two draws from two outings in Wattignies, the second tie finishing 3-3 on Wednesday morning.