Youth

Irish U-16s complete Euro warm-up well

Irish U-16s complete Euro warm-up well

July 1, 2012 | 272 views | Leave a comment

The Irish U-16 girls completed their build-up to the European championships with a pair of wins over Scotland this weekend in Ulster while their U-18 counterparts won two and lost one against the same opposition

News in brief: Leinster seek top coaches

News in brief: Leinster seek top coaches

June 12, 2012 | 451 views | Comments (1)

Leinster senior coaching opportunities; Pink Ladies host international tournament for gay hockey players in Pembroke; UCD ladies seek alumni feedback; Old Alex have four U-16 internationals; Symmons interview

Irish U-16 boys and girls share English series

Irish U-16 boys and girls share English series

June 3, 2012 | 139 views | Comments (1)

Ireland’s U-16 boys and girls shared their respective series with England this weekend, both ending with a win, draw and loss to their names in Lilleshall

Irish U-16s set for English triple date

Irish U-16s set for English triple date

June 2, 2012 | 668 views | Comments (1)

Ireland’s preparations for the EuroHockey Youth Nations U-16 championships continues this weekend as the boys and girls follow up games Austria with a three-game series each against England in Lilleshall.

Shaw named Irish U-18 boys coach

Shaw named Irish U-18 boys coach

February 10, 2012 | 173 views | Leave a comment

Graham Shaw has been appointed as the Irish U-18 boy’s coach as he aims to impart some of the top level knowledge garnered in over 150 international caps.

International U-21 sides to be reintroduced

International U-21 sides to be reintroduced

October 21, 2011 | 131 views | Comments (16)

The IHA confirmed the return of the Irish U-21 programme on Wednesday night at the first of four IHA Branch Open Forums in Park Avenue, a night when they launched HookedForLife, the IHA’s long term player development model

England scupper Irish Euro dreams

England scupper Irish Euro dreams

July 18, 2011 | 121 views | Comments (17)

Ireland’s U-18 girls were denied bronze by a fine English effort while the boy’s were left devastated as a final hooter corner goal denied them the draw they needed to stay in the ‘A’ division

Germany account for girls; French strike late to deny boys victory

Germany account for girls; French strike late to deny boys victory

July 16, 2011 | 92 views | Comments (1)

Ireland’s semi-final hoodoo in the European U-18 championships struck for the third time in four championships as super-power Germany ended the girls in green’s dreams; the boys were stung late by France

Girls semi-final bound; boys set for relegation fight

Girls semi-final bound; boys set for relegation fight

July 15, 2011 | 88 views | Leave a comment

Four goals in each half meant Ireland’s boys semi-final bid never got up and running against Germany; the girls, however produced a superb backs-to-the-wall effort to keep Belgium at bay and secure a top four ranking at the Europeans

Rain washes out Euro U-18 champs day three

Rain washes out Euro U-18 champs day three

July 14, 2011 | 88 views | Leave a comment

The weather put paid to three quarters of the day’s play at the Volvo EuroHockey U-18 Championships as torrential rain left the main pitches unplayable after just one game in both the boys and girls competitions were completed.

Semi-finals back in frame for Irish duo

Semi-finals back in frame for Irish duo

July 13, 2011 | 184 views | Comments (2)

Ian Sloan’s incredible hat-trick inside 17 minutes shot Ireland U-18 boys back into contention for a semi-final berth while an excellent 3-1 win for the girls means they are in a strong position, needing a draw with Belgium to advance

Irish both succumb to four-star Dutch hosts

Irish both succumb to four-star Dutch hosts

July 13, 2011 | 248 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s U-18 boys put in a powerful first half performance but were undone by their Dutch hosts in their opening Volvo European Championship tie; the girls meanwhile, fell 4-0 to the Netherlands, all the goals came in the first half

Irish U-18 sides go Dutch in Euro bid

Irish U-18 sides go Dutch in Euro bid

July 12, 2011 | 220 views | Comments (3)

Ireland’s U18 boys and girl’s teams start their European campaigns today in Utrecht hoping to get the better of world super power, the Netherlands.

Ton-up Maguire celebrates in style; five star U-18s outdo France

Ton-up Maguire celebrates in style; five star U-18s outdo France

July 1, 2011 | 67 views | Leave a comment

Two more Irish wins today as Phelie Maguire celebrated his 100th cap with a top-corner strike as Ireland claimed a free and easy 6-3 win over Egypt at Belfield, claiming their three game series 2-1; the U-18 girls won 5-1 against France

Symmons and Daly return for Irish Challenge

Symmons and Daly return for Irish Challenge

June 8, 2011 | 443 views | Comments (8)

Loreto’s Nikki Symmons and Nicci Daly are the two returnees to the Irish team following head coach Gene Muller’s announcement of the 18-player panel for next week’s Champion’s Challenge; the Irish U-18 panel was also release today

Men and women to face world champs

Men and women to face world champs

June 1, 2011 | 92 views | Leave a comment

The IHA today confirmed Ireland’s men will play in a Five Nations tournament featuring world number ones Australia as well as Korea (currently sixth in the world) as part of their European championships build-up.

O’Siochain names eight blues in Irish U-18s

O’Siochain names eight blues in Irish U-18s

June 1, 2011 | 261 views | Comments (6)

Eight Leinster players have been included in Turloch O’Siochain’s primary 18-man panel for the upcoming Volvo EuroHockey U18 Championships which take place in July

Irish U-18 girls to host art exhibition for Euro bid

Irish U-18 girls to host art exhibition for Euro bid

April 1, 2011 | 435 views | Comments (1)

The Irish U-18 girls will host an art exhibition in April in Alexandra College with proceeds going toward the team’s expenses for the European championships which take place later this year

Nine Leinster stars in reduced Ireland U-18 panel

Nine Leinster stars in reduced Ireland U-18 panel

January 7, 2011 | 245 views | Leave a comment

The reduced Ireland U-18 girl’s panel is brimming with international experience with 17 of last summer’s Youth Olympics’ group staying on for July’s tilt at European glory.

Brock and Canning join Irish underage management

Brock and Canning join Irish underage management

December 5, 2010 | 402 views | Leave a comment

The IHA have announced a number of new managerial and coaching appointments to Irish underage teams for the upcoming cycle.