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BBC to broadcast Ireland vs England clashes

BBC to broadcast Ireland vs England clashes

August 17, 2011 | 345 views | Comments (5)

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.

Eight minute burst sees Ireland downed 4-1 again in final Euros tune-up tie

Eight minute burst sees Ireland downed 4-1 again in final Euros tune-up tie

August 13, 2011 | 265 views | Comments (1)

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

Sublime Rebecchi upends game Irish effort

Sublime Rebecchi upends game Irish effort

August 12, 2011 | 380 views | Comments (2)

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.

Fitzgerald bides time for major Euro call-up

Fitzgerald bides time for major Euro call-up

August 11, 2011 | 894 views | Comments (7)

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.

Brennan and Cargo complete Irish Euro squad

Brennan and Cargo complete Irish Euro squad

August 10, 2011 | 885 views | Leave a comment

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

Selection issues abound after Argentine loss

Selection issues abound after Argentine loss

August 7, 2011 | 311 views | Leave a comment

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

Improved Irish fall to third Spanish loss

Improved Irish fall to third Spanish loss

August 7, 2011 | 424 views | Leave a comment

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.

Vila triple enough to beat lack lustre Irish

Vila triple enough to beat lack lustre Irish

August 6, 2011 | 306 views | Leave a comment

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.

Spanish corner strike deja-vu for Ireland

Spanish corner strike deja-vu for Ireland

August 5, 2011 | 608 views | Leave a comment

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.

Ybarra corner strike enough for Spain

Ybarra corner strike enough for Spain

August 4, 2011 | 367 views | Leave a comment

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.

Revington leaves door open for final two European squad players

Revington leaves door open for final two European squad players

August 3, 2011 | 332 views | Comments (8)

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.

Physicality key for Muller’s Euro ambitions

Physicality key for Muller’s Euro ambitions

August 3, 2011 | 298 views | Comments (4)

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.

Superb Irish men claim third 2011 trophy

Superb Irish men claim third 2011 trophy

August 2, 2011 | 269 views | Comments (2)

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.

Irish add Argentine scalp to INSEP list

Irish add Argentine scalp to INSEP list

August 2, 2011 | 308 views | Comments (1)

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.

Aussie tempo too much for Irish men

Aussie tempo too much for Irish men

July 27, 2011 | 338 views | Comments (2)

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.

Santander pair swat away Korean threat

Santander pair swat away Korean threat

July 26, 2011 | 450 views | Comments (2)

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.

Revington to assess option in Paris

Revington to assess option in Paris

July 26, 2011 | 280 views | Leave a comment

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

Ireland ‘stars’ to play in World Series Hockey

Ireland ‘stars’ to play in World Series Hockey

July 22, 2011 | 391 views | Comments (3)

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.

Sloan one of five changes to Revs’ squad

Sloan one of five changes to Revs’ squad

July 19, 2011 | 426 views | Comments (3)

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.

England scupper Irish Euro dreams

England scupper Irish Euro dreams

July 18, 2011 | 437 views | Comments (17)

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