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Junior Green Army end with cathartic dismissal of France

Junior Green Army end with cathartic dismissal of France

July 21, 2019 | 459 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-21 women finished off their Euro Under-21 campaign with a cathartic 5-1 win over France to end the campaign in seventh place.

Sarratt strokes book-end bronze medal win while U-18s tie with eventual champs

Sarratt strokes book-end bronze medal win while U-18s tie with eventual champs

July 20, 2019 | 698 views | Leave a comment

Men’s EuroHockey Junior Championships II (Plzen Litice) Third place playoff: Ireland 4 (G Sarratt 2, C Robson, A Empey) Turkey 1 (M Elagoz) After the pain of missing out on promotion, Ireland’s Under-21 men had the consolation of a bronze medal as they struck three times in the last 10 minutes to beat Turkey 4-1. […]

Irish U-21 agony in Litice as Scotlan strike

Irish U-21 agony in Litice as Scotlan strike

July 19, 2019 | 477 views | Leave a comment

EuroHockey Junior Championships II Semi-final: Ireland 0 Scotland 1 (H Roberts) Ireland’s Under-21 men missed out on promotion from the EuroHockey Junior Championships II as the fluidity displayed all week deserted them against Scotland the semi-final. A win over their Celtic rivals would have seen them return to the top tier but Hamish Roberts’ eighth […]

Irish JAG sides push Germany at Volvo 6 Nations

Irish JAG sides push Germany at Volvo 6 Nations

July 18, 2019 | 437 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s underage teams face into their penultimate games of the Volvo 6 Nations in Eindhoven with all four teams taking on Belgium on Friday It follows a number of close-run defeats at the hands of Germany on Wednesday. On the boys side, Evan Jennings gave the Under-18s a 1-0 lead in the second quarter before […]

Junior Green Army set for drop after loss to Spain

Junior Green Army set for drop after loss to Spain

July 17, 2019 | 626 views | Leave a comment

Women’s EuroHockey Junior Championships Pool A Ireland 0 Spain 4 (L Barrios 2, I Zaldua, S Barrios) The Junior Green Army’s outside hopes of escaping the bottom three of the EuroHockey Junior Championships came to an end at the hands of the hosts as they fell 4-0 in Valencia. Given the odd tournament format created […]

Dancer reign begins with two wins as Irish youth sides endure mixed weekend

Dancer reign begins with two wins as Irish youth sides endure mixed weekend

July 15, 2019 | 281 views | Leave a comment

Sean Dancer’s reign as Ireland coach began in confident style as the Green Army recorded back-to-back wins over Scotland at Stormont with two clean sheets to boot.

JAG Boys ready for “invaluable” exposure to top tournament conditions

JAG Boys ready for “invaluable” exposure to top tournament conditions

July 13, 2019 | 439 views | Leave a comment

Irish boys underage coaches Niall Denham and Simon Lowry are looking forward to “invaluable” exposure to top level international opposition as they descend on Eindhoven for Under-18 and 16 Six Nations tournaments.

Six Nations beckons in Eindhoven for JAG girls teams

Six Nations beckons in Eindhoven for JAG girls teams

July 13, 2019 | 391 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-18 and 16 girls are looking forward to the culmination of eight months work as they take on a high-quality Six Nations tournament at HC Oranje-Rood in Eindhoven.

Crookshanks and Johnson buzzing for Euros after Scottish clean sweep

Crookshanks and Johnson buzzing for Euros after Scottish clean sweep

July 12, 2019 | 347 views | Leave a comment

Matthew Crookshanks and Ben Johnson are buzzing to get going on Sunday in the men’s EuroHockey Junior Championships II when they face Belarus in the Czech Republic.

Irish underage sides win seven out of seven against Scotland

Irish underage sides win seven out of seven against Scotland

July 1, 2019 | 762 views | Leave a comment

The Irish underage men’s teams picked up seven wins out of seven over the weekend against Scotland in Ulster with the Under-21s running up three out of three.

Junior Green Army end second in Four Nations

Junior Green Army end second in Four Nations

June 4, 2019 | 275 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-21 women were left frustrated as they lost 1-0 to India in the final of their Cantor Fitzgerald Four Nations tournament at Serpentine Avenue, settling for silver in the end.

Junior Green Army look to pin down final berth against Canada

Junior Green Army look to pin down final berth against Canada

June 3, 2019 | 437 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Under-21 women go into their final Cantor Fitzgerald Four Nations tournament group game against Canada (3.30pm, Pembroke) on Monday with a draw or win ensuring them a place in Tuesday’s final against India.

Cantor Fitzgerald to sponsor women’s Under-21 tournament

Cantor Fitzgerald to sponsor women’s Under-21 tournament

May 10, 2019 | 686 views | Leave a comment

Investment firm Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland has been confirmed as title sponsor for the Under-21 Women’s tournament being hosted from 31 May to 4 June at Pembroke Wanderers.

Dublin Lord Mayor puts backing behind JAG U-18s as fundraising drive for youth projects steps up

Dublin Lord Mayor puts backing behind JAG U-18s as fundraising drive for youth projects steps up

April 8, 2019 | 855 views | Leave a comment

The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Nial Ring, joined the Ireland Under-18 boys hockey squad on their #RoadtoEindhoven fundraising campaign by hosting the boys at Mansion House on Sunday, March 31.

Junior Green Army secure precious home tournament

Junior Green Army secure precious home tournament

April 8, 2019 | 1,116 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-21 women’s side has secured a precious home tournament at Pembroke as they welcome Scotland, Canada and India in late May and early June for a vital preparation for the European Junior Championships.

Ireland U-21s to face France three times this week

Ireland U-21s to face France three times this week

April 8, 2019 | 1,963 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-21 men will face France three times this week at Grange Road as part of their build-up to the European Junior Championships this summer.

Irish Under-21 women ramp-up extensive Euro build-up

Irish Under-21 women ramp-up extensive Euro build-up

January 9, 2019 | 1,055 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Under-21 women begin their extensive build-up in earnest for July’s European Championships on Thursday with the first game of a three-match series in Alicante against the GB Under-23s.

Passmore outlines squad for 2019 Junior Euros

Passmore outlines squad for 2019 Junior Euros

October 12, 2018 | 1,160 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.

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 | 356 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 | 721 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