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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 | 225 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.

Irish stars set to attend Under-21 tie at Stormont

Irish stars set to attend Under-21 tie at Stormont

August 9, 2018 | 546 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

Five-star Irish U-18s keep alive survival hopes at Euros

Five-star Irish U-18s keep alive survival hopes at Euros

July 21, 2018 | 541 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-18 boys gave themselves a chance at avoiding relegation from the European top tier as they beat Poland 5-0 in Santander.

Under-23s caught late to tie with GB; U-18s frustrated; Chambers keeps on firing

Under-23s caught late to tie with GB; U-18s frustrated; Chambers keeps on firing

July 18, 2018 | 607 views | Leave a comment

The Irish underage international sides had another tough day at their respective tournaments with two draws gleaned from the six games played across the continent.

Under-23 women and U-16 boys pick off strong wins

Under-23 women and U-16 boys pick off strong wins

July 17, 2018 | 365 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-23 women and Under-16 boys both enjoyed strong wins on Tuesday afternoon as they got the best of Canada and England, respectively, in their Six Nations tournaments.

Pratt and Burns combo crowns great win over Belarus

Pratt and Burns combo crowns great win over Belarus

July 16, 2018 | 496 views | Leave a comment

Yasmin Pratt’s glorious combination with Alex Burns saw Ireland’s Under-18 girls crown an excellent 3-1 victory over Belarus to get off the mark and raise hopes of a semi-final spot at the Euros in Santander.

Tough opening weekend for junior age group teams

Tough opening weekend for junior age group teams

July 15, 2018 | 748 views | Leave a comment

The Irish underage sides endured a tough weekend on the results front with eight losses from eight outings against strong opposition at tournaments in Antwerp, Santander and Cork.

Junior Age Groups begin series of 30 fixtures this week

Junior Age Groups begin series of 30 fixtures this week

July 14, 2018 | 422 views | Leave a comment

The Irish underage teams begin a series of over 30 games this week with the Under-23s in Belgium, the Under-18s at the European Championships in Santander and the Under-16s hosting a Six Nations in Cork.

Belfield to host Thursday night international double-header

Belfield to host Thursday night international double-header

July 10, 2018 | 578 views | Leave a comment

Belfield will host its first international hockey matches since October 2015 on Thursday evening as a late stand-in venue with the Irish women and men lining out in a double-header.

U-18 and 16 girls warm up for Euro battles with five wins from six over Scotland

U-18 and 16 girls warm up for Euro battles with five wins from six over Scotland

July 8, 2018 | 571 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-16s and 18s won five out of six games with Scotland over the weekend at Jordanstown, warming up for their big summer tournaments in great style.

Improving Irish U-16 boys set for Six Nations

Improving Irish U-16 boys set for Six Nations

July 6, 2018 | 553 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-16 boys warmed up for their Six Nations Tournament with an ever-improving series of results in Edinburgh last weekend ahead of their big summer action.

Irish U-23s warm up with strong series against Wales

Irish U-23s warm up with strong series against Wales

July 3, 2018 | 530 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-23/21 selection put in some fine performances over the weekend against Wales at Santry Avenue to continue their preparation for a Six Nations tournament in Antwerp later this month.

Grundie and Hack name panels for Under-18 Euros

Grundie and Hack name panels for Under-18 Euros

June 29, 2018 | 1,152 views | Leave a comment

Irish Under-18 coaches Gareth Grundie and Elun Hack have named their respective squads for the European Under-18 championships which take place in July

Passmore names extensive Irish U-23/21 summer panel

Passmore names extensive Irish U-23/21 summer panel

June 29, 2018 | 905 views | Leave a comment

An Irish Under-23/21 selection kickstart a busy month this evening when they play the first of three challenge matches against Wales.

Eugene F Collins to sponsor Irish underage girls teams

Eugene F Collins to sponsor Irish underage girls teams

May 3, 2018 | 249 views | Leave a comment

Eugene F Collins, one of Ireland’s leading law firms, announced its sponsorship of Ireland’s U-16, U-18 and U-21 girls’ teams for the next 12 months.

Caren hails self-funded U-21 men after England series

Caren hails self-funded U-21 men after England series

April 1, 2018 | 1,589 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-21s came close to sharing their series with England at Pembroke with a 3-2 defeat on Saturday morning, following a 5-4 win on Friday and a 3-1 loss in the opening game.

Passmore lays out plans for 2018 Under-21/23 women

Passmore lays out plans for 2018 Under-21/23 women

March 15, 2018 | 903 views | Leave a comment

Irish Under-21 women’s head coach Dave Passmore has named a 27-player panel for a three-match series against USA to be played in St Gerard’s next week.

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

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

December 14, 2017 | 596 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 | 351 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 | 1,127 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.