The sixth annual ESB Electric Ireland Irish Hockey Awards night saw Lisnagarvey take home the main prize as they were named Club of the Year in front of a who’s who of the sport in the Burlington Hotel
Having helped Club de Campo secure a place in the semi-finals of the EuroHockey League, Irish captain Ronan Gormley intended taking a few days out in Ireland for R&R and to launch the new ‘crowdfunding’ initiative
Ireland completed their three game series with France with a third successive 2-0 win on the day when Shirley McCay joined the 100 cap club.
Railway Union coach Mick McKinnon says he has never seen Park Avenue “more buzzing” as the club welcomes EuroHockey Club Champion’s Trophy this weekend for their maiden run at a continental outdoor competition.
Ireland drew 0-0 with Canada for the second day in succession at Stormont as visiting goalkeeper Anthoni Kindler hit form to leave the Irish winless from their three-game series.
Ireland drew the second of their three game series 0-0 with Canada in the first international game to be played at the new Civil Service pitch in Stormont last night on an historic occasion for Canadian hockey.
Ireland lost out to a bizarre late Canadian goal in their first senior men’s international game of 2011 as Paul Revington’s plans for this year’s European championships begin in earnest.
The Irish U-18 girls will host an art exhibition in April in Alexandra College with proceeds going toward the team’s expenses for the European championships which take place later this year
Kenny Carroll could become the first Irish men’s senior international from Railway Union since the late, great Joey O’Meara following the announcement of Paul Revington’s squad for a three-game series with Canada.
Richie Malone has an 18-player panel to travel to Stirling to play a three-game series against Scotland, beginning on March 12.
The FIH today announced details of its brand new World League which will also offer extra qualification routes to the World Cup and Olympic Games with the introduction of the FIH World League.
Alex Speers was this morning named as the new Irish captain with Emma Clarke taking on the vice-captaincy to the women’s national team, taking on the roles vacated by Eimear Cregan and Bridget Cleland.
Iain Lewers has been cleared to play for Great Britain from May 1 2011, six weeks prior to the end of a three year “quarantine period” after a successful appeal, pending confirmation from the FIH.
Irish women’s captain and record caps holder Eimear Cregan announced this morning that she has been forced to retire from the international game due to injury after a career which spanned 171 appearances over a 10-year period.
After Sunday’s tight battle, the Netherlands hit form in a serious way this afternoon in the second of two challenge matches in Seville, winning out 5-0 against Ireland’s senior men
Robert van den Horst’s goal seven minutes from time denied Ireland from taking a result from the first of their two challenge matches against the Netherlands in Seville on Sunday, losing out 3-2.
In the wake of last week’s national training camp, Paul Revington has selected a group of 18 players to travel to Seville for a further, warm-weather, intensive get-together which includes two test matches against the Netherlands
The reduced Ireland U-18 girl’s panel is brimming with international experience with 17 of last summer’s Youth Olympics’ group staying on for July’s tilt at European glory.
The Irish Masters have pencilled in a busy year of activities in 2011, looking to build further on what was a successful year gone by which saw the country host the Home Nations last summer.
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