International

Jermyn to formally hang up stick on home turf

Jermyn to formally hang up stick on home turf

June 25, 2018 | 226 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s record goalscorer, John Jermyn will formally hang up his international hockey stick in front of his home crowd at Garryduff on Thursday evening when the men’s side take on France in a test match.

Pre-selection series ends in 3-0 defeat to Germany

Pre-selection series ends in 3-0 defeat to Germany

June 25, 2018 | 155 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women completed their pre-World Cup selection series in Germany with a 3-0 loss in a challenge match in Dusseldorf.

Ireland tie with Canada to claim Three Nations in Dusseldorf

Ireland tie with Canada to claim Three Nations in Dusseldorf

June 23, 2018 | 407 views | Leave a comment

Ireland got the draw they needed to win the Three Nations tournament in Dusseldorf, adding a tie with the Canucks to Thursday’s win over Germany.

Meeke strikes late on for strong win over Germany

Meeke strikes late on for strong win over Germany

June 22, 2018 | 181 views | Leave a comment

Ali Meeke’s last minute goal gave Ireland a big boost as they beat the Olympic bronze medalists 2-1 in their Three Nations tournament in Dusseldorf.

Shaw makes tough calls as World Cup panel reduced to 22

Shaw makes tough calls as World Cup panel reduced to 22

June 18, 2018 | 1,220 views | Leave a comment

Graham Shaw has made the first tough cut to the Irish senior women’s squad for next month’s World Cup with Cliodhna Sargent the biggest name to miss out at this stage.

Improved Ireland denied win late on by Canada in Softco Series

Improved Ireland denied win late on by Canada in Softco Series

June 16, 2018 | 526 views | Leave a comment

Ireland drew 1-1 with Canada, producing a markedly improved performance in the second of their Softco Series ties this weekend at Serpentine Avenue.

Canada take first laurels in SoftCo Series

Canada take first laurels in SoftCo Series

June 15, 2018 | 497 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s women fell to a 3-0 loss to Canada – ranked five places below them in the world – in the first game of the SoftCo Series at Serpentine Avenue.

Softco Series offers chance to stake claims for World Cup spot

Softco Series offers chance to stake claims for World Cup spot

June 14, 2018 | 446 views | Leave a comment

The Irish women’s team have one of their last few chances to stake a claim for a World Cup spot this weekend as they take on Canada over the two-match Softco Series at Pembroke Wanderers in Dublin.

Shimmins set to breathe fire with Dragons next season

Shimmins set to breathe fire with Dragons next season

June 13, 2018 | 864 views | Leave a comment

Irish international midfielders Kirk Shimmins, Shane O’Donoghue and Stephen Cole have all taken up contracts in Belgium for the upcoming season.

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 | 865 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 | 1,789 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 | 476 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 | 1,914 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 | 168 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 | 872 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 | 811 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 | 851 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 | 838 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 | 548 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 | 622 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.