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Experienced trio added to Fulton’s squad for England ties

Experienced trio added to Fulton’s squad for England ties

July 1, 2014 | 972 views | Leave a comment

Paul Gleghorne could line out against older brother Mark this weekend as Ireland take on England in a pair of challenge matches in Belfield following both players’ selection for their respective teams.

Corner duo secure feisty win for Ireland

Corner duo secure feisty win for Ireland

June 29, 2014 | 860 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men returned to home soil in confident form against Wales, winning both their ties over the weekend in what were their first games in Dublin in nearly two years.

Second all round for Irish women’s Masters teams

Second all round for Irish women’s Masters teams

June 29, 2014 | 888 views | Leave a comment

The Irish women’s masters finished second behind England in all three age categories to record the highest finish ever at the Women’s Masters Home Nations which was held this weekend in Swansea, Wales. 

Carson and O’Donoghue strike late as Irish men slay dragons

Carson and O’Donoghue strike late as Irish men slay dragons

June 29, 2014 | 687 views | Leave a comment

Ireland defeated Wales by 3-1 in the first of the two test series against their Celtic neighbours, playing on Irish soil for the first time since July 2012. 

Clean sweep for Irish Masters against Wales

Clean sweep for Irish Masters against Wales

June 29, 2014 | 968 views | Leave a comment

Irish Women’s Masters had a clean sweep over Wales on Saturday at the Home Nations in Swansea, Wales, recoding scores of 5-1, 3-1 and 7-1.

Women’s O-40s push England in Masters Home Nations

Women’s O-40s push England in Masters Home Nations

June 27, 2014 | 662 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women’s masters over-40s produced a fine performance to draw 0-0 with England on day one of the Home Nations in Wales; the W50s were pipped 3-2 while the W45s had a tough outing

Evans and Pinder strike late to secure Tri Nations title

Evans and Pinder strike late to secure Tri Nations title

June 27, 2014 | 522 views | Leave a comment

Nikki Evans and Gillian Pinder both struck in the last ten minutes to see Ireland beat Wales 2-0 in Mori, Italy to win their Tri-Nations title.

Women’s Masters line out for Home Nations

Women’s Masters line out for Home Nations

June 27, 2014 | 859 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Women’s Masters are sending three teams to the Home Nations Tournament in Swansea, Wales this weekend from 27th to 29th June. The Irish W40s, W45s and W50s play England on Friday, Wales on Saturday and Scotland on Sunday.

Comfortable Irish showing in Tri-Nations opener

Comfortable Irish showing in Tri-Nations opener

June 26, 2014 | 813 views | Leave a comment

A composed performance saw Ireland beat Italy 3-1 in the idyllic surrounds of Mori near Lake Garda this evening to put them in the driving seat to claim the Tri-Nations and continue their strong recent form.

Irish men line out on home soil for first time in two years; Connery back for women

Irish men line out on home soil for first time in two years; Connery back for women

June 25, 2014 | 1,087 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men play their first game on home soil since June 2012 this weekend as they take on Wales in a pair of international ties at Belfield with Craig Fulton casting his eye over a much-changed squad.

Beatty rebound earns draw for much improved Irish

Beatty rebound earns draw for much improved Irish

June 22, 2014 | 742 views | Leave a comment

Emily Beatty’s last gasp corner goal saw Ireland salvage a 1-1 draw against Scotland in their two-test series in Glasgow this afternoon, bouncing back from their Friday night 3-1 loss.

Kidd double downs Ireland in first Scottish tie

Kidd double downs Ireland in first Scottish tie

June 20, 2014 | 563 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women fell to a 3-1 loss to Scotland in Glasgow in the first of five international games in nine days, falling at the hands of a side ramping up their preparations for the Commonwealth Games.

Davis the uncapped player for Scotland series

Davis the uncapped player for Scotland series

June 19, 2014 | 720 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women begin their summer programme of challenge matches and tournaments on Friday in Glasgow with a two game series against a Scotland side amid their Commonwealth Games preparations.

Ladies Over-40s end sixth place in Masters World Cup

Ladies Over-40s end sixth place in Masters World Cup

June 16, 2014 | 1,146 views | Leave a comment

The Irish ladies Over-40s reached the fifth place playoff in their Masters World Cup in Rotterdam last weekend following a series of high octane ties; here’s Philip Mills reports from the tournament

Masters O-50s claim groundbreaking bronze medal

Masters O-50s claim groundbreaking bronze medal

June 14, 2014 | 1,319 views | Leave a comment

The Irish women’s Over-50s produced a stunning performance to defeat New Zealand 6-1 in the Masters World Cup bronze medal match in Rotterdam, concluding a superb tournament. Here are the reports from Gill Jackson and Helen Johnston from the competition.

Smith rotates panel for Scotland and Italy trips

Smith rotates panel for Scotland and Italy trips

June 13, 2014 | 882 views | Comments (1)

Irish coach Darren Smith has named squads of 21 and 20 athletes for the first two phases of their summer programme in Scotland and Italy, respectively.

Davis and Matthews the uncapped players added to women’s summer panel

Davis and Matthews the uncapped players added to women’s summer panel

May 26, 2014 | 1,881 views | Comments (1)

Stella Davis and Hannah Matthews are the two uncapped players named in Darren Smith’s extended panel of 25 for Ireland’s series of 17 games this summer.

Women’s Masters name World Cup panel

Women’s Masters name World Cup panel

May 26, 2014 | 2,095 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women are sending two teams to the Masters Hockey World Cup which is taking place in Rotterdam, Holland from June 5-13, coinciding with the Hockey World Cup taking place nearby in The Hague from May 31 to June 15.

O’Donoghue set to follow in Glenanne team-mates footsteps as Dragons finally get their man

O’Donoghue set to follow in Glenanne team-mates footsteps as Dragons finally get their man

May 21, 2014 | 1,428 views | Leave a comment

Shane O’Donghue has been dreaming of playing top level hockey since he could hold a stick, writes Jack McCann, and now he is a step closer to fulfilling his ambition having agreed to play for KHC Dragons next season along with fellow Irish international Kyle Good.

Extensive women’s schedule laid out while Irish men finally set to play on home turf

Extensive women’s schedule laid out while Irish men finally set to play on home turf

May 21, 2014 | 860 views | Leave a comment

The IHA have released a busy summer schedule of international ties with the Irish women playing 17 games between now and September while the men will play their first ties on home soil in late June for two years.