Ireland’s U18 boys sent out a big signal of intent at the EuroHockey Youth Nations Championships II in Gasawa, Poland yesterday with an 8-2 victory over Italy.
Ireland’s U-16 teams romped to Tri-Nations victories in sun-drenched Wrexham this weekend with a number of Munster players getting on the scoresheet.
Ireland’s U-18 boys plans for their European Championships II in Gasawa, Poland have been disrupted following the last minute withdrawal of Belarus; positive results for U-16 boys and Irish U-18 and U-16 girls
Ireland’s U-16 boys warmed up for their tri-nations tournament in Wrexham this weekend with an impressive 6-3 win over a Lancashire U-18 county selection.
Richie Malone named 17 of his 18 players for the Electric Ireland U18 Women’s EuroHockey Championships which will take place at UCD from July 29 to August 4 with the final player to be confirmed.
Irish U-18 boys coach Graham Shaw confirmed Neil Byrne and Simon Wolfe will complete his side’s 18-man panel for the EuroHockey Championships II in Gasawa, Poland which get underway on July 8.
The IHA launched the Electric Ireland U-18 Women’s EuroHockey Championships today, starting the countdown for the event which will take place in UCD from July 29 to August 4.
Ireland’s U-18 boys won three games three from their series in Bellahouston, winning 5-0, 2-0 and 4-2 against Scotland as preparations continue for their European championships in Gasawa, Poland in early July
Ireland’s U-18s continue their preparations for this summer’s European championships with a series in Scotland; UCD men’s seconds and Banbridge seek new coaches for 2013/14 season
Mary Logue, Graham Shaw and Johnny Caren have all been confirmed in coaching roles with the former duo taking on roles in the women’s setup while Caren will take on the Irish U-21 men’s side; Irish U-18 boys Euro squad also named
Both Irish U-21 men and women picked off comfortable wins to advance their European hopes; the men won 8-0 against Lithuania to confirm their place in the final; the women beat Turkey 4-0 in their opening game
Ireland’s U-21 men created European junior nations history as they recorded the highest win since the U-21 grade was introduced in 1976 with Stephen Dowds scoring five times in a 17-0 defeat of Bulgaria
The numbers continue to pile up for the Irish U-21 boy’s side as they brought their tally to five wins from five and 19 goals to their name to build up for the European ‘C’ division campaign in Bratislava next week.
Ireland’s U-18 girls continued their impressive form as they shared their three game series with England in Lilleshall this week.
Graham Shaw felt his side were “arguably the better side” over the course of their three game series against England in Belfield this week but the sharp-shooting that defined their Celtic Cup win deserted them this week.
Ireland’s boys retained European U-16 top tier status and claim a fifth place finish in Austria; the girls finished fourth following a narrow loss to Spain; both the U-18 girls and boys won their Celtic Cups, U-21 women fall 3-2 to Germany
Irish U-16 girls set to playoff for European bronze after big Czech win; boys face tough battle after Spanish loss; Irish U-18 boys and girls both well on course for Celtic glory while U-21s fall to Germany
Four goal salvos from Luke Madeley and Andrew Smyth have put Ireland’s U-16 boys back into contention for a medal placing; the girls had a tough outing against the Netherlands
Mixed fortunes for the Irish U-16 teams; the girls won 4-0 in Valencia against Italy while the boys were undone by a physically impressive Belgian side 2-1.
The Irish U-16 and U-18 boys and girls are all in competition action this weekend; the younger age group begin their European campaign on Thursday, the U-18s are in the Celtic Cup – full squad lists