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Four German second half goals sees off Ireland

Four German second half goals sees off Ireland

July 27, 2018 | 360 views | Leave a comment

Four second half goals saw Germany pull away from Ireland at the Four Nations Cup in Dusseldorf on a day when Callum Robson became the latest Irish international.

The Green Army dream lives on as quarter-final beckons

The Green Army dream lives on as quarter-final beckons

July 26, 2018 | 749 views | Leave a comment

The incredible dream lives on. Anna O’Flanagan’s 13th minute corner deflection sent the sport into a new stratosphere as a gritty dog-fight saw Ireland grasp an incredible top spot in Pool B at the Hockey World Cup.

Ireland get further boost as England and US draw

Ireland get further boost as England and US draw

July 25, 2018 | 351 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women could become the first side to reach the World Cup quarter-finals if they can land their second successive victory in London on Thursday afternoon when they take on India.

Ireland savour the moment with magical World Cup win over US

Ireland savour the moment with magical World Cup win over US

July 24, 2018 | 484 views | Leave a comment

Deirdre Duke’s glorious counter-strikes sent Ireland’s women into dreamland as they won their first World Cup tie in 16 years with a breathtaking 3-1 win over USA on Saturday evening in London.

Cox a major coup for Irish senior men’s team

Cox a major coup for Irish senior men’s team

July 24, 2018 | 738 views | Leave a comment

Irish hockey have secured a major coup with the announcement of Alexander Cox as the new senior men’s coach for the upcoming World Cup campaign and the hope he can be pinned down on a longer-term basis. The vacancy came up following Craig Fulton’s shock decision to depart the role he had made his own […]

Five-star Irish U-18s keep alive survival hopes at Euros

Five-star Irish U-18s keep alive survival hopes at Euros

July 21, 2018 | 643 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-18 boys gave themselves a chance at avoiding relegation from the European top tier as they beat Poland 5-0 in Santander.

Daly’s dual passion driving her on for World Cup

Daly’s dual passion driving her on for World Cup

July 19, 2018 | 532 views | Leave a comment

A lifetime in the making, the multiple sporting strands of Nicci Daly’s life reach an incredible crescendo this month.

Under-23s caught late to tie with GB; U-18s frustrated; Chambers keeps on firing

Under-23s caught late to tie with GB; U-18s frustrated; Chambers keeps on firing

July 18, 2018 | 682 views | Leave a comment

The Irish underage international sides had another tough day at their respective tournaments with two draws gleaned from the six games played across the continent.

Under-23 women and U-16 boys pick off strong wins

Under-23 women and U-16 boys pick off strong wins

July 17, 2018 | 423 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-23 women and Under-16 boys both enjoyed strong wins on Tuesday afternoon as they got the best of Canada and England, respectively, in their Six Nations tournaments.

Pratt and Burns combo crowns great win over Belarus

Pratt and Burns combo crowns great win over Belarus

July 16, 2018 | 586 views | Leave a comment

Yasmin Pratt’s glorious combination with Alex Burns saw Ireland’s Under-18 girls crown an excellent 3-1 victory over Belarus to get off the mark and raise hopes of a semi-final spot at the Euros in Santander.

Jersey presentation marks start of special week for Irish women

Jersey presentation marks start of special week for Irish women

July 16, 2018 | 491 views | Leave a comment

Nine months on from World Cup qualification, Irish coach Graham Shaw says Friday evening’s jersey presentation very much felt like “the start” of the competition proper.

Tough opening weekend for junior age group teams

Tough opening weekend for junior age group teams

July 15, 2018 | 833 views | Leave a comment

The Irish underage sides endured a tough weekend on the results front with eight losses from eight outings against strong opposition at tournaments in Antwerp, Santander and Cork.

Irish leg of World Cup prep ends with Italy draw

Irish leg of World Cup prep ends with Italy draw

July 15, 2018 | 329 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women completed their home World Cup preparations with a feisty and open 2-2 draw against an aggressive and loud Italian side at Pembroke.

Junior Age Groups begin series of 30 fixtures this week

Junior Age Groups begin series of 30 fixtures this week

July 14, 2018 | 490 views | Leave a comment

The Irish underage teams begin a series of over 30 games this week with the Under-23s in Belgium, the Under-18s at the European Championships in Santander and the Under-16s hosting a Six Nations in Cork.

Ireland fall to surprise US loss as Bessell outlines coaching situation

Ireland fall to surprise US loss as Bessell outlines coaching situation

July 14, 2018 | 771 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men fell to something of a shock loss to USA at Belfield as two goals in the closing eight minutes saw them succumb to the visitors.

Ireland take Route 66 to cruise past USA

Ireland take Route 66 to cruise past USA

July 12, 2018 | 672 views | Leave a comment

Ireland eased to a facile 5-1 win over USA at Belfield with John Bessell taking the coaching role for the night with two goals in the first 66 seconds setting up the success.

Beatty cracker gives Ireland 1-0 win over Chile

Beatty cracker gives Ireland 1-0 win over Chile

July 12, 2018 | 433 views | Leave a comment

Megan Frazer made her first appearance for Ireland in over two years as they continued their World Cup warm-up with a 1-0 win over Chile at Belfield

Belfield to host Thursday night international double-header

Belfield to host Thursday night international double-header

July 10, 2018 | 668 views | Leave a comment

Belfield will host its first international hockey matches since October 2015 on Thursday evening as a late stand-in venue with the Irish women and men lining out in a double-header.

U-18 and 16 girls warm up for Euro battles with five wins from six over Scotland

U-18 and 16 girls warm up for Euro battles with five wins from six over Scotland

July 8, 2018 | 785 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-16s and 18s won five out of six games with Scotland over the weekend at Jordanstown, warming up for their big summer tournaments in great style.

Matthews’ last minute corner nicks victory over Japan

Matthews’ last minute corner nicks victory over Japan

July 8, 2018 | 185 views | Leave a comment

Anna O’Flanagan’s last minute goal saw Ireland’s women complete the Cork leg of their World Cup preparation with an upbeat 2-1 win over Japan at the Mardyke.