Youth

Twenty-two girls in green experience USA series

Twenty-two girls in green experience USA series

April 20, 2017 | 713 views | Leave a comment

Twenty-two girls got to experience high quality international hockey last week as the Irish Under-16s took on a hugely talented US Under-17s in a three match series with two ties in Booterstown and one in Bray.

USA come calling for Under-16/17 series

USA come calling for Under-16/17 series

April 12, 2017 | 1,133 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-16 girls are looking forward to a special series this week as they meet the USA Under-17 side in three test matches over the weekend before paying a visit to Aras an Uachtarain on Monday.

Genesis host Under-18 tournament as part of 40th anniversary

Genesis host Under-18 tournament as part of 40th anniversary

October 27, 2016 | 368 views | Leave a comment

Genesis will host a two-day international Under-18 tournament this weekend with seven teams coming to their home in St Raphaela’s as part of the club’s 40th year anniversary celebrations.

Alvarez hat trick leaves Irish girls settling for sixth

Alvarez hat trick leaves Irish girls settling for sixth

July 30, 2016 | 401 views | Leave a comment

Patricia Alvarez’s hat trick saw Spain claim fifth spot from the girls EuroHockey Youth Championships with hosts Ireland forced to settle for sixth in the competition at Garryduff.

Nelson inspires Ireland to claw back Italy draw and retain A division status

Nelson inspires Ireland to claw back Italy draw and retain A division status

July 30, 2016 | 808 views | Leave a comment

Matthew Nelson showed nerves of steel to sweep home a crucial equaliser for Ireland, one that keeps them in the top tier of the Under-18 EuroHockey Youth Championships for the next edition.

Curran cashes in to secure second Irish girls win

Curran cashes in to secure second Irish girls win

July 29, 2016 | 557 views | Leave a comment

Ellen Curran’s 12th minute sliding goal was enough to earn Ireland their second win of the Girls EuroHockey Youth Championships, giving them their second win of the campaign.

Four first half strikes too much for Irish boys

Four first half strikes too much for Irish boys

July 29, 2016 | 396 views | Leave a comment

Spain produced a brilliant first half performance to assure their place in the top tier of the EuroHockey Youth Championships with a 5-0 win over hosts Ireland in Garryduff.

Belgium’s late double ends Irish boys semi chances

Belgium’s late double ends Irish boys semi chances

July 27, 2016 | 584 views | Leave a comment

Two late Belgian goals put paid to Ireland’s chances of reaching the boys EuroHockey Youth Championships semi-finals in a 3-1 result at Garryduff.

Germany too strong for Irish girls

Germany too strong for Irish girls

July 27, 2016 | 531 views | Leave a comment

The medal matches proved out of reach for the Irish Under-18 girls at the EuroHockey Youth Championships as they fell to defeat in their final group game.

Green goal-fest puts Borland’s boys back in mix

Green goal-fest puts Borland’s boys back in mix

July 26, 2016 | 591 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-18 boys got back in the hunt for a semi-final spot at the boys EuroHockey Youth Championships at the Mardyke thanks to an 11-1 spanking of the Czech Republic.

Barry caps stunning Irish U-18 comeback

Barry caps stunning Irish U-18 comeback

July 26, 2016 | 1,267 views | Leave a comment

A truly stunning comeback has given Ireland’s Under-18 girls a big chance of reaching the semi-finals of the EuroHockey Youth Championships in Cork with a win over Russia despite having trailed 2-0 with 19 minutes to go.

Razor sharp English first half undoes Irish girls

Razor sharp English first half undoes Irish girls

July 24, 2016 | 536 views | Leave a comment

Stevie Arbuthnot said he was “a bit gutted” with how his Irish Under-18 side began their tie with England as two early goals laid the base for a 3-0 result in their opening Girls EuroHockey Youth Championships Pool B tie.

Germany impress in opening Euro U-18 win over Ireland

Germany impress in opening Euro U-18 win over Ireland

July 24, 2016 | 574 views | Leave a comment

Gareth Borland’s Under-18 boys battled hard but found a technically impressive Germany too strong in their opening tie of the EuroHockey Youth Championships at the Mardyke.

Intense preparation bodes well for Irish U-18 Euro bids

Intense preparation bodes well for Irish U-18 Euro bids

July 22, 2016 | 1,137 views | Leave a comment

Gareth Borland and Stevie Arbuthnot will be hoping an intense block of training since the Leaving Certificate will help their Irish Under-18 sides to make a big impact in Cork this week as the EuroHockey Youth Championships tips off on Sunday.

Family connections abound in Irish Under-16 panel

Family connections abound in Irish Under-16 panel

July 15, 2016 | 1,231 views | Leave a comment

Three players are back for a second year with the Ireland’s Under-16 boys with Rob McCollum, Tom Robson and Matteo Romoli set to line out at Royal Antwerp at the Osaka 6 Nations.

Arbuthnot finalises plans for Under-18s in Cork

Arbuthnot finalises plans for Under-18s in Cork

July 7, 2016 | 1,021 views | Leave a comment

Steven Arbuthnot has finalised his Irish Under-18 girls team plans for the EuroHockey Youth Championships that will take place in Cork later this month with three returnees from the 2015 vintage.

McNeill reveals Irish U-16 panel for Belgium

McNeill reveals Irish U-16 panel for Belgium

June 21, 2016 | 1,003 views | Leave a comment

Alison McNeill has named her Irish Under-16 panel for a 6 Nations Tournament to be held in Belgium this summer with no less than eight counties represented in a diverse squad.

Borland names Irish Under-18 side for Cork Euros

Borland names Irish Under-18 side for Cork Euros

June 21, 2016 | 1,346 views | Leave a comment

Gareth Borland is drawing an almost completely new look Irish Under-18 panel for the European championships with just three players returning from last year’s team that finished fifth in Europe last year.

Irish underage sides battle it out with Scotland

Irish underage sides battle it out with Scotland

March 31, 2016 | 645 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-18 girls and boys both completed series victories over Scotland over the Easter weekend at Jordanstown as they kickstart their preparations for this summer’s European championships. The Under-16s, meanwhile, won one of three in Glasgow on the boys side while the girls had a win, draw and a loss in their series.

Ireland’s youth face Scotland in Belfast and Glasgow

Ireland’s youth face Scotland in Belfast and Glasgow

March 24, 2016 | 1,602 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-18 and Under-16 girls and boys teams have been selected for a quartet of three game series against Glasgow over the weekend