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Brilliant year in Bruxelles brings Buckley to Banbridge

Brilliant year in Bruxelles brings Buckley to Banbridge

June 7, 2019 | 748 views | Leave a comment

“The target at the start was to stay in the season but we realised quickly that wasn’t set high enough!” Emma Buckley on her first season in Belgium and earning a world ranking tournament debut place at the FIH Series Finals

Magee hat trick sees Green Machine preparations sign off in style

Magee hat trick sees Green Machine preparations sign off in style

June 6, 2019 | 156 views | Leave a comment

A hat-trick from Eugene Magee saw Ireland beat France in the second of this two-match series at Lisnagarvey Hockey Club, signing off their FIH Series Final preparations in good style.

Wilson’s Olympic vision comes into focus at Banbridge

Wilson’s Olympic vision comes into focus at Banbridge

June 6, 2019 | 581 views | Leave a comment

The sight of Antrim woman Zoe Wilson wearing a broad smile and proudly peering through a pair of goggles while clutching her silver medal was among the many unforgettable images at the women’s World Cup in London last August, writes John Flack.

Junior Green Army end second in Four Nations

Junior Green Army end second in Four Nations

June 4, 2019 | 266 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-21 women were left frustrated as they lost 1-0 to India in the final of their Cantor Fitzgerald Four Nations tournament at Serpentine Avenue, settling for silver in the end.

O’Donoghue strike not enough as France strike late

O’Donoghue strike not enough as France strike late

June 4, 2019 | 258 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men succumbed to a final hooter Hugo Genestet corner goal to draw the opening game of their series with France at Lisnagarvey 1-1.

Barry goal puts Ireland on course for U21 final as senior men face France

Barry goal puts Ireland on course for U21 final as senior men face France

June 4, 2019 | 476 views | Leave a comment

Michelle Barry’s single goal proved just about enough to see the Irish Under-21 women through to the final of the Cantor Fitzgerald Under-21 Four Nations tournament; Ireland’s men set for French tests

BBC SPORT NI to stream live Ireland Women’s matches at the FIH Hockey Series

BBC SPORT NI to stream live Ireland Women’s matches at the FIH Hockey Series

June 3, 2019 | 1,151 views | Leave a comment

The quest for a women’s place at the Olympic Games for the first time ever begins for Ireland with the eight-nation tournament. All of Ireland’s games will be streamed live on the BBC Sport NI website.

Junior Green Army look to pin down final berth against Canada

Junior Green Army look to pin down final berth against Canada

June 3, 2019 | 419 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-21 women go into their final Cantor Fitzgerald Four Nations tournament group game against Canada (3.30pm, Pembroke) on Monday with a draw or win ensuring them a place in Tuesday’s final against India.

Hawkshaw, Barr and Buckley set for major tournament debuts

Hawkshaw, Barr and Buckley set for major tournament debuts

May 31, 2019 | 1,069 views | Leave a comment

Sarah Hawkshaw, Bethany Barr and Emma Buckley are all set for their world ranking tournament debuts as they made the final cut for next week’s FIH Series Finals in Banbridge.

Junior Green Army ready for key Four Nations preparation matches

Junior Green Army ready for key Four Nations preparation matches

May 30, 2019 | 586 views | Leave a comment

Dave Passmore’s Junior Green Army will play a key tournament in their Junior EuroHockey Championship preparations at the Cantor Fitzgerald Four Nations at Serpentine Avenue.

Jackson relishes Irish return as Green Machine make it two from two

Jackson relishes Irish return as Green Machine make it two from two

May 28, 2019 | 494 views | Leave a comment

Penalty corner goals from Shane O’Donoghue and Luke Madeley saw Ireland’s men complete a 2-0 win over USA at Serpentine Avenue, adding to Friday’s 5-0 success over the same opposition.

Five-star Ireland start summer series on a high note

Five-star Ireland start summer series on a high note

May 27, 2019 | 171 views | Leave a comment

The summer of International hockey got off to a great start at Serpentine Avenue on Friday evening as an impressive Ireland team overcame the USA 5 -0 in the first of a two-match series.

Green Machine to host fun clinic post-USA test

Green Machine to host fun clinic post-USA test

May 23, 2019 | 371 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men are encouraging children to bring their sticks along to their Friday night match against USA to take part in a special fun, post-match clinic, free for all comers.

Park Developments announce four-year investment in Irish women’s team

Park Developments announce four-year investment in Irish women’s team

May 20, 2019 | 54 views | Leave a comment

Park Developments, one of Ireland’s leading property development groups has announced an investment in Irish Women’s Hockey over the next four years.

Dancer set for Belfast-base for Green Army rein

Dancer set for Belfast-base for Green Army rein

May 15, 2019 | 848 views | Leave a comment

Ireland women’s hockey head coach Sean Dancer will be based in Belfast in a departure from the norm as he prepares to take over the reins from Graham Shaw

Jackson to return while Madeley set for ranking tournament debut

Jackson to return while Madeley set for ranking tournament debut

May 13, 2019 | 691 views | Leave a comment

Alexander Cox has rung the changes in the Irish men’s squad for the next stage in the Olympic qualifying process – June’s FIH Series Finals in Le Touquet, France – with six changes from December’s World Cup line-up.

Cantor Fitzgerald to sponsor women’s Under-21 tournament

Cantor Fitzgerald to sponsor women’s Under-21 tournament

May 10, 2019 | 653 views | Leave a comment

Investment firm Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland has been confirmed as title sponsor for the Under-21 Women’s tournament being hosted from 31 May to 4 June at Pembroke Wanderers.

Green Army match preparations curtailed as Canada withdraw from series

Green Army match preparations curtailed as Canada withdraw from series

May 3, 2019 | 421 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s preparations for the first stage of the women’s 2020 Olympic qualifying process have received a set back with news that Canada will now not be travelling for four internationals which were due to take place shortly before the tournament gets underway next month.

Sean Dancer appointed as the new Green Army coach

Sean Dancer appointed as the new Green Army coach

April 25, 2019 | 302 views | Leave a comment

Ireland and New Zealand’s exchange of coaching know-how is set to continue with Sean Dancer swapping hemispheres to take on the role as Green Army head coach.

Dublin Lord Mayor puts backing behind JAG U-18s as fundraising drive for youth projects steps up

Dublin Lord Mayor puts backing behind JAG U-18s as fundraising drive for youth projects steps up

April 8, 2019 | 842 views | Leave a comment

The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Nial Ring, joined the Ireland Under-18 boys hockey squad on their #RoadtoEindhoven fundraising campaign by hosting the boys at Mansion House on Sunday, March 31.