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