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Magee and Bell admit shock but confident Irish men will continue upward trajectory

Magee and Bell admit shock but confident Irish men will continue upward trajectory

June 7, 2018 | 846 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s most-capped player Eugene Magee and his fellow Ulster man Johnny Bell have admitted they were stunned to learn that national coach Craig Fulton was jumping ship fewer than six months before the World Cup

‘Catalyst’ for Irish men’s rise explains reasons for Belgian switch

‘Catalyst’ for Irish men’s rise explains reasons for Belgian switch

June 5, 2018 | 1,718 views | Leave a comment

Dubbed the “catalyst” for the Irish men’s huge rise on the world stage, Craig Fulton’s decision on Thursday to resign from the role six months out from a first World Cup appearance in 28 years has sent shock waves through the local hockey community.

Ireland’s women complete clean sweep against Scotland

Ireland’s women complete clean sweep against Scotland

June 4, 2018 | 455 views | Leave a comment

The Irish women completed a clean sweep in their three-game series against Scotland at Glasgow Green to start their hectic summer schedule in confident fashion.

Fulton resigns from Irish job to take up Belgian role

Fulton resigns from Irish job to take up Belgian role

June 1, 2018 | 1,855 views | Leave a comment

Craig Fulton stepped down from the Irish men’s head coach role on Thursday to take up an assistant coaching role in the Belgian setup following a spell of unprecedented success.

Carroll strike gets Ireland off on the right foot

Carroll strike gets Ireland off on the right foot

May 31, 2018 | 149 views | Leave a comment

Naomi Carroll’s late goal earned Ireland a 1-0 win over Scotland to start their run-in to the World Cup on the right note at Glasgow Green

Jackson honoured in wake of Irish men’s win over Germany

Jackson honoured in wake of Irish men’s win over Germany

May 30, 2018 | 840 views | Leave a comment

Peter Jackson was given the perfect send-off as he was recognised for his incredible contributions to Irish hockey in the wake of the men’s recent 2-1 win over Germany.

Dale nets sweet 16 as Ireland U-21s win four in US

Dale nets sweet 16 as Ireland U-21s win four in US

May 30, 2018 | 789 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-21 men ran up four wins from five in New York as they beat Japan and USA twice each with Julian Dale scoring 16 times in the process.

Shaw names 24 players for Scotland series

Shaw names 24 players for Scotland series

May 25, 2018 | 827 views | Leave a comment

Graham Shaw will bring 24 players to Scotland for a three match series at Glasgow Green in the first-post EYHL matches for the Irish women’s team in the lead-up to the World Cup.

Stunning second half salvo sees Ireland beat world number fives

Stunning second half salvo sees Ireland beat world number fives

May 19, 2018 | 824 views | Leave a comment

Two stunning goals in the first three minutes of the second half saw Ireland beat Germany 2-1 at Serpentine Avenue, taking the laurels from their two-game series with the world number five side into the bargain.

Ireland and Germany share spoils in first test at Pembroke

Ireland and Germany share spoils in first test at Pembroke

May 18, 2018 | 514 views | Leave a comment

Ireland picked off a strong 1-1 draw against world number five side Germany at Serpentine Avenue in front of a healthy crowd in the first of their two tests.

German visit begins summer series with a bang

German visit begins summer series with a bang

May 16, 2018 | 588 views | Leave a comment

An international summer of over 80 matches at each level tips off in earnest with perhaps the biggest of the challenge matches on offer starting things off with Germany’s men coming to Pembroke on Friday and Saturday.

FIH launch Hockey Series as Ireland get ready for over 80 international ties in 2018

FIH launch Hockey Series as Ireland get ready for over 80 international ties in 2018

May 4, 2018 | 708 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men and women will skip through to the second phase of the new Olympic and World Cup process which the FIH formally launched this week, entitled the Hockey Series.

Eugene F Collins to sponsor Irish underage girls teams

Eugene F Collins to sponsor Irish underage girls teams

May 3, 2018 | 293 views | Leave a comment

Eugene F Collins, one of Ireland’s leading law firms, announced its sponsorship of Ireland’s U-16, U-18 and U-21 girls’ teams for the next 12 months.

Hockey Ireland plans to field indoor international team for first time in 30 years

Hockey Ireland plans to field indoor international team for first time in 30 years

April 17, 2018 | 581 views | Leave a comment

Hockey Ireland plans to field its first indoor international teams in 30 years, announcing they will look to reintroduce the code in time for the European Championships in January 2020.

Caren hails self-funded U-21 men after England series

Caren hails self-funded U-21 men after England series

April 1, 2018 | 1,632 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-21s came close to sharing their series with England at Pembroke with a 3-2 defeat on Saturday morning, following a 5-4 win on Friday and a 3-1 loss in the opening game.

Passmore lays out plans for 2018 Under-21/23 women

Passmore lays out plans for 2018 Under-21/23 women

March 15, 2018 | 955 views | Leave a comment

Irish Under-21 women’s head coach Dave Passmore has named a 27-player panel for a three-match series against USA to be played in St Gerard’s next week.

Short-handed Ireland end Sultan Azlan Shah in sixth place

Short-handed Ireland end Sultan Azlan Shah in sixth place

March 10, 2018 | 583 views | Leave a comment

In the Ipoh sweatbox, an Irish side working off a much shorter bench were unable to summon another big result against India, closing out their maiden Sultan Azlan Shah tournament in sixth place.

Cole heats up Ireland in Malaysia as domestic games hope to thaw out

Cole heats up Ireland in Malaysia as domestic games hope to thaw out

March 9, 2018 | 597 views | Leave a comment

After a rough opening four games, Ireland ground out a morale-boosting 3-2 win over world number six side India at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia; TRR face Railway in EYHL while Corinthian take on UCD in Leinster

Ireland continue to feel the heat in Malaysia

Ireland continue to feel the heat in Malaysia

March 7, 2018 | 103 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s men fell to a 4-1 loss to England on Tuesday and Australia on Wednesday at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysaia

Peillat shoots down strong Irish start against Olympic gold medalists

Peillat shoots down strong Irish start against Olympic gold medalists

March 4, 2018 | 704 views | Leave a comment

Ireland put in a marked improvement against Olympic gold medalists Argentina but penalty corners from the world’s deadliest striker saw them succumb to a 5-3 defeat on day two of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia.