Youth

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

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

June 1, 2011 | 283 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 | 467 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 | 269 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 | 456 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 | 494 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 | 128 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 | 179 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 | 128 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.

Late Korea strike ends bronze dream

Late Korea strike ends bronze dream

August 20, 2010 | 142 views | Leave a comment

For a second time this week, Ireland were denied a Youth Olympic draw in the dying moments, losing out to Korea 3-2 to a last minute Kim Sol corner at the SengKang stadium in Singapore.

Argentina pile on Irish agony

Argentina pile on Irish agony

August 19, 2010 | 136 views | Leave a comment

Ireland have been left with a simple equation if they are to stay in the hunt for a bronze medal after their third defeat of the Youth Olympics in Singapore as Argentina continued their 100pc record to date.

Black sticks late strike downs Ireland

Black sticks late strike downs Ireland

August 17, 2010 | 135 views | Leave a comment

Ireland suffered Olympic heartbreak at the hands of New Zealand in Singapore this morning, as the Black Sticks grabbed a last-gasp strike to claim a 3-2 victory.

Irish denied by Dutch on historic occasion

Irish denied by Dutch on historic occasion

August 16, 2010 | 247 views | Leave a comment

Ireland produced a rousing performance in the first ever Youth Olympic Games but were unlucky not to earn greater spoils against a powerful Netherlands’ outfit at a lightning threatened SengKang stadium in Singapore today.

Ireland U-17 impress in Youth Olympics warm-up

Ireland U-17 impress in Youth Olympics warm-up

August 14, 2010 | 297 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s U-17s continued their build-up to the Youth Olympic Games with an impressive 2-1 win over Argentina in a practice match to go with a 3-0 loss to South Africa as they attempt to acclimitise to the high humidity in Singapore.

Irish produce first ever Home Nations double

Irish produce first ever Home Nations double

July 19, 2010 | 115 views | Comments (1)

Ireland’s U-18 boys and girls completed a first ever Home Nations double at Garryduff yesterday, both picking up the results they required from their final game of the four nations competition. Needing only a draw to annex the title, the boys recorded a comfortable 4-0 win over Wales while the women cut it much finer. […]

U-18 double on cards for Irish

U-18 double on cards for Irish

July 18, 2010 | 86 views | Leave a comment

An U-18 Home Nations double is still on the cards as the Irish boys and girls both overcame England at Garryduff this afternoon and require a single point from tomorrow’s third series of games to annex their respective titles. Tom Samuel struck twice to overhaul an English first half lead in the boy’s game to […]

Gray and Surgeoner fire Irish U-18s

Gray and Surgeoner fire Irish U-18s

July 17, 2010 | 115 views | Leave a comment

Nicola Gray’s corner smash and Vanessa Surgeoner’s deliciously timed second half strike handed Ireland the win their dominance deserved against Wales at Garryduff this evening for whom goalkeeper Roseanne Thomas was outstanding. Gray battered home a trademark corner from the girls in green’s first set piece in the fifth minute but from then on Thomas […]

O’Donoghue’s four downs Scotland

O’Donoghue’s four downs Scotland

July 17, 2010 | 91 views | Leave a comment

Shane O’Donoghue’s brilliant quadruple fired Ireland’s U-18 boys to a 4-2 win over Scotland in their opening Home Nations tie at Garryduff this afternoon, firing three inside the first half. It was a tally of sheer quality as the Irish held off a Ben Peterson-inspired second half fightback when the Irish looked to have let […]

Girls settle for fourth; boys evade relegation

Girls settle for fourth; boys evade relegation

July 17, 2010 | 88 views | Leave a comment

Ireland U-16 girls rallied late but left it too late as Belgium took bronze at the European Championships in Barcelona with a 2-1 win to end a dramatic week. Sharp-shooter Katie Mullan fired home a 64th minute corner and pressure in the closing minutes earned another corner on the final whistle for Ireland. But they […]

Irish react angrily to Dutch "physical" claims

Irish react angrily to Dutch "physical" claims

July 17, 2010 | 146 views | Comments (2)

Ireland U-16 girls’ management have reacted angrily to Dutch claims of an overly robust approach described as “totally inappropriate” in the wake of their 5-1 semi-final defeat yesterday afternoon. Speaking to hockey.nl, Dutch coach Kai de Jager said: “It was just physical force/violence which I thought was totally inappropriate. They had no intention to play […]

Dutch deny Irish girls final place

Dutch deny Irish girls final place

July 16, 2010 | 105 views | Leave a comment

Una McCarthy’s Ireland U-16 girls were unable to halt the Dutch juggernaut but did show up reasonably well in the physical exchanges against a side that had already battered 43 goals from three games to date in the tournament. Captain Frederique Derkx netted four times – two corners and two strokes – in her side’s […]