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Shaw named Irish U-18 boys coach

Shaw named Irish U-18 boys coach

February 10, 2012 | 194 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 | 149 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 | 151 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 | 110 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 | 100 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 | 100 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 | 200 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 | 285 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 | 241 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 | 78 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 | 501 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 | 102 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 | 292 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 | 489 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 | 286 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 | 491 views | Leave a comment

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

Experienced Irish U-18 girls selection named

Experienced Irish U-18 girls selection named

November 4, 2010 | 518 views | Leave a comment

With a view to next summer’s EuroHockey U-18 championships in Utrecht, Netherlands, a 38-player training panel has been named for the Irish U-18 girls, a group with a fair amount of international experience built-up in the past few months.

IHA to review YOG video tower incident

IHA to review YOG video tower incident

September 1, 2010 | 132 views | Comments (1)

The Irish Hockey Association is conducting an internal review following an incident at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore concerning an Irish representative gaining access to a video tower without accreditation.

Irish end YOG in fifth with second SA win

Irish end YOG in fifth with second SA win

August 24, 2010 | 187 views | Comments (4)

Kathryn Mullan’s double inside 15 minutes set Ireland on the road to victory over South Africa for the second time in three days to end their first Youth Olympics campaign in fifth place.

McKee gives Irish psychological edge

McKee gives Irish psychological edge

August 22, 2010 | 133 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s U-17 girls finished the group stages of the Youth Olympics with a psychological boost as Lucy McKee’s goal beat South Africa – the side they will play in Tuesday’s fifth-sixth playoff in Singapore.