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Fulton starting Irish role with “clean slate” for players to stake their claim

Fulton starting Irish role with “clean slate” for players to stake their claim

April 19, 2014 | 1,042 views | Comments (1)

New Irish coach Craig Fulton says that he is “90 percent” confident he will have a full panel at his disposal as the summer progresses as he looks to put his personal stamp on the Irish senior men’s squad after a helter-skelter start to his tenure.

Irish U-18 boys and girls complete clean sweep

Irish U-18 boys and girls complete clean sweep

April 19, 2014 | 955 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s U-18 boys and girls completed clean sweeps against Scotland this week in Dublin with both running up three successive victories.

O’Flanagan on the Double as Irish enterprise pegs back India

O’Flanagan on the Double as Irish enterprise pegs back India

April 18, 2014 | 648 views | Leave a comment

Ireland put paid to India’s perfect record in their three-game series between the sides as they played some scintillating hockey at both ends of the pitch in front of a healthy crowd.

Deflected corner double downs Ireland for second time

Deflected corner double downs Ireland for second time

April 18, 2014 | 721 views | Leave a comment

Ireland were undone by two penalty corners in the first half as they fell 2-1 in their second game in their three game series heading into their last clash on Good Friday.

Ireland undone by India’s Corners on Rani’s 100th Game

Ireland undone by India’s Corners on Rani’s 100th Game

April 15, 2014 | 729 views | Leave a comment

India inflicted a 3-1 defeat on Ireland ladies in the first game in their three-game series in Belfield tonight. Ireland were undone by their inability to get their short-corner routine functioning, whereas India had no such problems with theirs.

India series begins busy schedule for Smith’s Ireland

India series begins busy schedule for Smith’s Ireland

April 14, 2014 | 691 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s ladies take on India’s women in UCD on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evening as part of their respective Champions Challenge I warm-up campaigns that start at the on the April 27 in Glasgow Scotland.

Elliott an eye-catching inclusion in Fulton’s Irish squad

Elliott an eye-catching inclusion in Fulton’s Irish squad

April 14, 2014 | 1,580 views | Leave a comment

New Irish head coach Craig Fulton has named a fascinating squad for the upcoming Champions Challenge I in Kuantan, Malaysia with the uncapped Maurice Elliott an eye-catching inclusion.

Jackson’s corner strikes sees new look Ireland undone in 100th test

Jackson’s corner strikes sees new look Ireland undone in 100th test

April 11, 2014 | 983 views | Leave a comment

Craig Fulton’s tenure as Irish senior men’s hockey coach began with a 3-0 defeat to world number four side England in Reading last night.

Ireland and England set for 100th test match

Ireland and England set for 100th test match

April 10, 2014 | 667 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men play England this evening and tomorrow morning in two challenge matches as part of their build-up to the Champions Challenge I in Malaysia in what will be Craig Fulton’s first game in charge.

Frazer handed Irish captaincy for Champs Challenge

Frazer handed Irish captaincy for Champs Challenge

April 7, 2014 | 1,112 views | Leave a comment

Megan Frazer has been named as the new Irish captain for the upcoming Champions Challenge I in Glasgow later this month, taking over from the exam-tied Alex Speers.

Masters name squad for World Cup

Masters name squad for World Cup

April 4, 2014 | 1,978 views | Comments (1)

The management team of the Irish Masters O40’s have named their squad for the upcoming Masters World Cup which will take place in Rotterdam Hockey Club from June 5 to 13, running alongside the FIH World Cup taking place in the Hague.

Fulton names first squad with Challenge I in mind

Fulton names first squad with Challenge I in mind

April 1, 2014 | 955 views | Leave a comment

Craig Fulton’s first squad as Irish coach has an experimental look to it, building on the new look side that lined out in Spain earlier this year under Mick McKinnon as the South African reacquaints himself with the setup.

Irish senior teams launch “crowd-funding” initiatives

Irish senior teams launch “crowd-funding” initiatives

March 26, 2014 | 556 views | Leave a comment

The Irish senior men’s and women’s teams launched their “crowd funding” on the PledgeSports website this week as part of their efforts to raise €35,000 each in the next 40 days.

Fulton returns to pursue Irish Olympic dream

Fulton returns to pursue Irish Olympic dream

March 11, 2014 | 1,728 views | Leave a comment

Craig Fulton has been confirmed as the new Irish men’s national coach, taking over from Andrew Meredith who departed from the role in late December.

Germany prove too strong for Irish Under-21s

Germany prove too strong for Irish Under-21s

February 13, 2014 | 796 views | Comments (1)

Ireland’s U-21s found Germany too clinical at Newtonabbey as they fell to a 5-1 loss, meaning that overall victory from the Four Nations tournament was beyond them after good performances against Scotland and England.

English draw gives Ireland shot at Four Nations title

English draw gives Ireland shot at Four Nations title

February 12, 2014 | 597 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-21s face a potential title decider with Germany on Thursday in their Four Nations international tournament in Newtonabbey following a hard fought 1-1 draw with England in abject conditions.

Shimmins nets twice for five-star Irish U-21 show

Shimmins nets twice for five-star Irish U-21 show

February 11, 2014 | 900 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s U-21s produced a controlled performance to sweep aside Scotland 5-1 in Johnny Caren’s first game in charge, starting their Four Nations campaign in style at a frosty Newtonabbey.

Hockey players Naughton and Ryan sign up with Irish rugby 7s for World Series bid

Hockey players Naughton and Ryan sign up with Irish rugby 7s for World Series bid

February 6, 2014 | 2,051 views | Comments (1)

Aisling Naughton and Elaine Ryan are both hoping they can earn a place at the 2016 Olympics Games as part of the Irish women’s Rugby Sevens team via one of the more unique routes.

O’Flanagan double fires Irish women to series win

O’Flanagan double fires Irish women to series win

January 15, 2014 | 453 views | Leave a comment

Two second half goals from UCD’s Anna O’Flanagan were enough for Ireland’s women to beat Spain 2-0 in Terassa on Wednesday and seal a 2-1 series victory with one drawn game between the two sides in a four-game trip.

Trio of late Spanish corners down Ireland’s men

Trio of late Spanish corners down Ireland’s men

January 15, 2014 | 398 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men were left frustrated by a trio of second half corner decisions that saw them fall to a second loss from three outings against Spain in Terrassa, ending the series at 2-0 for Salva Indurain’s side.