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Under-21 panel gets go-ahead for long-term development

Under-21 panel gets go-ahead for long-term development

December 14, 2017 | 485 views | Leave a comment

Dave Passmore received clearance in November to run an ongoing women’s Under-21 programme from Hockey Ireland with the long-term plan to qualify for the 2020 Junior World Cup.

Several Irish Under-21s get senior chance after Euro reprieve

Several Irish Under-21s get senior chance after Euro reprieve

October 5, 2017 | 297 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-21 women’s team had their status in the top tier of European competition assured thanks to an EHF executive board decision this week, keeping their hopes of playing in the 2020 Junior World Cup alive.

Caren and Irish junior men left to reflect on harsh realities of European relegation

Caren and Irish junior men left to reflect on harsh realities of European relegation

September 4, 2017 | 1,081 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-21 men claimed their first win in the EuroHockey Junior Championships top tier since the turn of the century but it will be of cold comfort to Jonny Caren and his side who suffered relegation to the second tier for 2019.

Belgian loss sees Irish men set for relegation pool

Belgian loss sees Irish men set for relegation pool

August 31, 2017 | 550 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-21 men ended their EuroHockey Junior Championship group phase in third place following a battling 3-1 loss to Belgium in Valencia, meaning they will battle to avoid relegation on the weekend.

Junior Green Army go down to the wire on Sunday

Junior Green Army go down to the wire on Sunday

August 31, 2017 | 573 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-21 women’s EuroHockey Junior Championship hopes will go down to the final day when they meet either Spain or Belgium.

Junior Green Army suffer painful late defeat to France

Junior Green Army suffer painful late defeat to France

August 29, 2017 | 564 views | Leave a comment

Yohanna Lhopital’s 58th minute goal saw Ireland’s Junior Green Army fall to a gutting 1-0 defeat to France at a rain-drenched Valencia.

Passmore and Caren reveal Under-21 Euro panels

Passmore and Caren reveal Under-21 Euro panels

August 14, 2017 | 860 views | Leave a comment

Dave Passmore and Jonny Caren have named their respective panels for the upcoming EuroHockey Junior Championships which being in Valencia on August 28, a day after their senior counterparts finish up.

Irish Under-18s disrupt the fancied sides at Six Nations

Irish Under-18s disrupt the fancied sides at Six Nations

July 30, 2017 | 1,082 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-18 and 16 girls produced some fine performances in Terrassa, Spain, with the former making serious waves at their respective Six Nations tournaments against the top teams in Europe.

Sarratt hat trick fires Ireland U-18s to win over England

Sarratt hat trick fires Ireland U-18s to win over England

July 24, 2017 | 572 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-18 boys closed their week at the Six Nations tournament in Nottingham on a high with a Guy Sarratt hat-trick powering them to a 4-2 win over hosts England.

Under-18 girls keep rolling with Belgian win; U-16 boys draw with the Dutch

Under-18 girls keep rolling with Belgian win; U-16 boys draw with the Dutch

July 18, 2017 | 745 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-18 girls produced another great performance to beat Belgium 3-2; the Under-16 boys also shone with a fine 1-1 draw with the Netherlands in their Six Nations tournament

McLoughlin strokes Ireland to opening win over England

McLoughlin strokes Ireland to opening win over England

July 17, 2017 | 786 views | Leave a comment

Grace McLoughlin’s second half stroke saw the Irish Under-18 girls start their Six Nations campaign in style; the U-16 girls drew against England while the boys had tough outings against Spain

Scotland claim laurels from lively U-16 boys series

Scotland claim laurels from lively U-16 boys series

July 11, 2017 | 254 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-16 boys had mixed results from a lively series at Queen’s last weekend, winning one out of their three ties against Scotland.

Irish U-18s impress in Scotland with clean sweep

Irish U-18s impress in Scotland with clean sweep

July 11, 2017 | 374 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-18 girls won all three of their games against Scotland last weekend as part of an impressive weekend’s work in Glasgow while the Under-16 girls also had three ties against the Scots.

Denham and McNeill finalise Irish U-16 squads

Denham and McNeill finalise Irish U-16 squads

July 2, 2017 | 1,708 views | Leave a comment

Irish Under-16 coaches Niall Denahm and Alison McNeill have finalised their respective squads for their upcoming six national tournaments later in July.

Five back for second year with Borland’s U-18 boys

Five back for second year with Borland’s U-18 boys

June 30, 2017 | 967 views | Leave a comment

Gareth Borland has named an 18 player Irish Under-18 boys squad – along with two reserves – for their six nations tournament in Nottingham which takes place from July 17 to 23.

Arbuthnot confirms Irish Under-18 girls side for busy July

Arbuthnot confirms Irish Under-18 girls side for busy July

June 30, 2017 | 889 views | Leave a comment

Steven Arbuthnot has named two Irish Under-18 squads as they take on Scotland next week in Glasgow before travelling out to Terrassa on July 17 for the highlight of their summer series.

Junior Green Army comeback to win Scotland series

Junior Green Army comeback to win Scotland series

June 18, 2017 | 664 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-21 women produced wins on Saturday and Sunday to see off Scotland at Queen’s, using 30 players across three games as they continue their Euro preparations.

Passmore lays out plans for Irish Under-21 women’s summer with ongoing development the key aim

Passmore lays out plans for Irish Under-21 women’s summer with ongoing development the key aim

May 28, 2017 | 1,227 views | Leave a comment

The women’s Irish Under-21 have an extensive programme in place for the summer which coach Dave Passmore can form part of an ongoing cycle for developing elite players

Twenty-two girls in green experience USA series

Twenty-two girls in green experience USA series

April 20, 2017 | 764 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 | 1,227 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.