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Ireland endure tough outing against the Netherlands

Ireland endure tough outing against the Netherlands

November 2, 2018 | 224 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s inauspicious record against the Netherlands continued as they lost 7-1 in Valencia in their third Four Nations tie of the week.

Lleonart stroke earns Spain win over Ireland

Lleonart stroke earns Spain win over Ireland

October 31, 2018 | 396 views | Leave a comment

Spain continued their good recent run of results against Ireland with Xavi Lleonart’s penalty stroke 12 minutes from the end earning the Four Nations hosts a second win of the campaign.

Cox tenure begins on a high note as U-23 women also win

Cox tenure begins on a high note as U-23 women also win

October 29, 2018 | 373 views | Leave a comment

Alexander Cox’s tenure as Irish men’s coach got off to a great start with a 2-1 win over higher-ranked England in Valencia.

Walsh has stomach for the Indian battle as Ireland take every precaution

Walsh has stomach for the Indian battle as Ireland take every precaution

October 28, 2018 | 981 views | Leave a comment

Daragh Walsh says the Irish men’s team have already spent six months trying to get their stomachs ready for the World Cup in India in late November.

Madeley the new face in Irish men’s World Cup panel

Madeley the new face in Irish men’s World Cup panel

October 23, 2018 | 1,220 views | Leave a comment

Luke Madeley is the bolter in the Irish men’s squad named for World Cup which gets underway in late November in India after his confirmation in the 20-player panel named by new coach Alexander Cox.

Ireland set to host key phase of Olympic qualifying process

Ireland set to host key phase of Olympic qualifying process

October 23, 2018 | 585 views | Leave a comment

The Irish women’s team’s Olympic Games hopes received a huge boost as they were confirmed as one of the host nations for the next phase of qualifiers for Tokyo.

Passmore outlines squad for 2019 Junior Euros

Passmore outlines squad for 2019 Junior Euros

October 12, 2018 | 1,129 views | Leave a comment

Dave Passmore has named a number of extensive selections as the Irish Under-21 women set their sights on next July’s Junior European Championships in Valencia.

Gormley formally ends ground-breaking career, powering the Green Machine

Gormley formally ends ground-breaking career, powering the Green Machine

September 26, 2018 | 664 views | Leave a comment

Craig Fulton leads the tributes to Ronan Gormley following his incredible career in green, formally retiring after 256 games and 121 with the captain’s armband

Cox bidding to keep Irish hockey in the headlines

Cox bidding to keep Irish hockey in the headlines

August 30, 2018 | 273 views | Leave a comment

New coach Alexander Cox says the never-say-die attitude of Irish hockey teams was the main attraction that drew him to apply for the men’s head coach job just four months out from the World Cup in India

Cox names first panel with 28 players in for Garvey camp

Cox names first panel with 28 players in for Garvey camp

August 16, 2018 | 590 views | Leave a comment

New Irish coach Alexander Cox has named an extensive 28-player squad as the World Cup comes into focus for the men’s side following the women’s heroics in London.

Duke Dusseldorf-bound for upcoming season

Duke Dusseldorf-bound for upcoming season

August 16, 2018 | 244 views | Leave a comment

Deirdre Duke has become the latest World Cup star to be snapped up by a professional club as the striker confirmed she will join Dusseldorfer Hockey Club next week.

Hockey gets huge additional funding boost with new sponsor also on the way

Hockey gets huge additional funding boost with new sponsor also on the way

August 13, 2018 | 1,085 views | Leave a comment

Hockey Ireland were the big beneficiaries today as they were allocated €500,000 from a pot of €1.75 million in additional high performance funding

Irish Under-21s battle hard in three close run ties with England

Irish Under-21s battle hard in three close run ties with England

August 13, 2018 | 352 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-21 side played out a hard-fought three game series with England at Stormont over the weekend, drawing one and losing the other by the minimum.

“Hidden gem” Nidge no longer an Irish secret weapon

“Hidden gem” Nidge no longer an Irish secret weapon

August 11, 2018 | 1,493 views | Leave a comment

In one of Craig Fulton’s last games in charge of the Irish men, he witnessed fine goalkeeping displays from David Fitzgerald and Jamie Carr in a 2-1 win over Germany in the absence of David Harte.

Hockey nerd Meeke says World Cup start of something special

Hockey nerd Meeke says World Cup start of something special

August 9, 2018 | 939 views | Leave a comment

For the Green Army’s most ardent and self-professed “hockey nerd”, Sunday’s final was like all of Ali Meeke’s Christmases rolled into one.

Irish stars set to attend Under-21 tie at Stormont

Irish stars set to attend Under-21 tie at Stormont

August 9, 2018 | 701 views | Leave a comment

Ulster hockey fans will get a chance to meet and greet 13 of the World Cup stars at Stormont with a number of the silver medal winners set to be in attendance at the Under-21 international between Ireland and England at Stormont

Ireland road to Tokyo benefits from eight place rise

Ireland road to Tokyo benefits from eight place rise

August 7, 2018 | 1,209 views | Leave a comment

The Irish women’s hockey team have soared to eighth place in the world rankings, moving up eight places following their run to the World Cup final.

McFerran emulates O’Gorman as goalkeeper of the tournament

McFerran emulates O’Gorman as goalkeeper of the tournament

August 7, 2018 | 673 views | Leave a comment

Ayeisha McFerran landed the World Cup goalkeeper of the tournament gong following her stunning World Cup, winning almost unanimous support from the panel of coaches and media.

McCay to revisit retirement plans after silver medal

McCay to revisit retirement plans after silver medal

August 7, 2018 | 761 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s most capped sportswoman Shirley McCay raised the possibility that she may no longer retire from international hockey following the Green Army’s run to World Cup silver.

“Hockey ár lá” as spotlight finally shines on the sport

“Hockey ár lá” as spotlight finally shines on the sport

August 7, 2018 | 710 views | Leave a comment

Graham Shaw hopes the seismic publicity his Green Army troops created over the last two weeks in the Olympic Park can lay the base for “a changing moment” in hockey’s history.