Irish supporters who cannot make it to Monchengladbach for the European Championships will be follow the tournament through a number of media outlets with a couple showing Irish games live.
A breathtaking second half spell saw Argentina notch a second 4-1 win over Ireland in two days at Belfield, turning a half-time tie into a second half spree; it was Gene Muller’s final build-up game for the European championships
Carla Rebecchi provided the star turn for world number ones Argentina as they showed a clean pair of heels to Ireland this evening, inspiring a comfortable victory at Belfield in the first of their two-game series.
As the oldest of the three premier goalkeepers in Paul Revington’s extended Irish men’s squad, getting selected for the European championships has been part of a growing experience for Dave Fitzgerald.
Joe Brennan and Chris Cargo were named as the final two players to make up Paul Revington’s 18-man Irish men’s panel for the European championships. The world’s best player Luciana Aymar, meanwhile, in line to play Irish women
How the weekend’s results and performances affect Paul Revington’s final selection for the European Championships was the main question at the end of today’s second tie between Argentina and Ireland, the visitors winning 4-1
With the shackles released, Ireland produced their best hockey in the second half of their three game series with Spain at Belfield but a counter-attack penalty stroke denied the side the chance of breaking the Spaniard’s winning run.
A malfunctioning green machine almost salvaged a late result but it would scarcely paper over the cracks of an error-laden performance against an Argentina side who looked keen for retribution following an INSEP pasting last week.
Ireland fell to a solo penalty corner strike for a second successive 1-0 loss to Spain as Lola Riera’s 45th minute drag-flick did the damage in Belfield.
Ireland fell to a 1-0 defeat in the first of their three-match series against Spain at Belfield as Rocio Ybarra’s 17th minute goal did the damage.
Paul Revington has left two places up for grabs this weekend with ten players vying for the remaining places in his men’s European selection having confirmed 16 of the players who will travel to Monchengladbach later this month.
Irish coach Gene Muller says his selection for the European championships – which get underway on August 20 against the German hosts – was guided by the need for a more physical zeal.
Ireland claimed yet another huge success as they won their third piece of silverware of the summer last Sunday, this time adding the not inconsiderable INSEP Five Nations title to the Champions Challenge and Celtic Cup.
Ireland’s men picked up a second huge win of the week, adding the scalp of world number 11 side Argentina to that of Korea three days earlier to get within shouting distance of the INSEP Five Nations title.
World number one side Australia kept a game Ireland at bay with a controlled performance in Paris yesterday afternoon, Chris Ciriello’s second half penalty corner double ensuring they began their INSEP Five Nations challenge with a win.
Ireland’s men picked off a huge win as they smashed world number six side Korea 5-1 in Paris to begin the INSEP Five Nations in brilliant fashion.
With the training panel trimmed to around 25 players, the pearing down process to the final 18 for the European championships begins in earnest for Paul Revington
An Irish contingent has signed on for the controversial World Series Hockey according to Yannick Colaco, chief operating officer of Nimbus Sport and main promoter of the tournament.
Ian Sloan gets another chance to continue his remarkable development into a top-class international hockey star after he was named in the Irish squad for next week’s INSEP Five Nations in Paris.
Ireland’s U-18 girls were denied bronze by a fine English effort while the boy’s were left devastated as a final hooter corner goal denied them the draw they needed to stay in the ‘A’ division