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Irish U-18 panels named for Home Nations

Irish U-18 panels named for Home Nations

July 15, 2010 | 150 views | Leave a comment

The Irish U-18 boys and girl’s panels have been named for this weekend’s Home Nations competition to be held in Garryduff, Cork this weekend. The boys side gets its nucleus from the Wesley and Banbridge sides. The former – who claimed three schools titles this year – provide five of the 18 player panel while […]

Girls set for Dutch semi; Boys miss last four place

Girls set for Dutch semi; Boys miss last four place

July 15, 2010 | 66 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s U-16 girls advanced to the semi-finals of the European championships as they beat Russia 4-0 in Barcelona this evening to finish second in their group behind Spain. They will face the daunting prospect of the Netherlands in the final four; a side who scored a massive 43 goals in their three initial group games. […]

U-16s both still in Euro semi-final hunt

U-16s both still in Euro semi-final hunt

July 13, 2010 | 82 views | Comments (1)

* Words from Southern Fried’s Alan Good Ireland’s U-16 boys will be looking for a favour from the Netherlands tomorrow, but a place in the semi-finals of the EuroHockey Youth Nations Championships in Barcelona is still within their grasp. A 1-1 draw with Austria today leaves Miles Warren’s side in third in their pool, with […]

Whelan leads way for Irish U-16s

Whelan leads way for Irish U-16s

July 12, 2010 | 147 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s U16 girls gave themselves a fighting chance of a semi-final spot at the EuroHockey Youth Nations Championships in Barcelona, by hammering the Ukraine 4-0 in their opening game earlier tonight. Wesley’s junior captain Anna-May Whelan gave Ireland the lead with further goals coming from Orla Macken, Roisin Upton and Katie Mullan. Ireland look set […]

Malone’s U-18s triple up against Scots

Malone’s U-18s triple up against Scots

July 6, 2010 | 61 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s U-18s completed an excellent trio of games with their most emphatic win of three over Scotland at Jordanstown on Monday as they picked up a 3-0 win. Leah Ewart was on target for the third game in-a-row while Rebecca Barry and Katie Codyre (left) were also on the mark. It concludes their build-up to […]

Junior Celtic Cups prove elusive for Ireland

Junior Celtic Cups prove elusive for Ireland

July 4, 2010 | 77 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s U-21 boys were denied the Junior Celtic Cup in dramatic fashion as an experienced Scotland side following a 4-4 draw at Coolnafranky. The Irish led three times in the game but found themselves chasing the game in the final stages as Kenny Bain popped up to score his side’s crucial fourth goal. Stuart Loughrey […]

Doherty’s four and O’Flanagan double give young Irish perfect start

Doherty’s four and O’Flanagan double give young Irish perfect start

July 2, 2010 | 95 views | Comments (1)

Junior Celtic Cup Ireland U-21 men 6 (Brian Doherty 4, Davy Carson, Drew Carlisle) Wales 0; Ireland U-21 women 4 (Anna O’Flanagan 2, Kate McKenna, Kate McConnell) Wales 2 Captain Brian Doherty (pictured) led from the front with an outstanding quadruple as Ireland’s U-21s put Wales to the sword at Coolnafranky this evening, smashing a […]

U-18s undone on final day by Belgians

U-18s undone on final day by Belgians

July 1, 2010 | 79 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s U-18s concluded their three-game series with Belgium with a pair of defeats at Belfield this morning, the boys missing out by the odd goal in five while the visitors found their form in the girl’s tie to win comfortably. The girls, as a result, ended up tying the series with a win, draw and […]

Belgium bounce back in U-18 ties

Belgium bounce back in U-18 ties

June 30, 2010 | 80 views | Leave a comment

Ireland U-18 boys 1 (Owen Magee) Belgium 5; Ireland U-18 girls 1 (Naomi Carroll) Belgium 1 A tired-looking Irish U-18 boys – playing their fifth match since Friday – fell 5-1 this afternoon to a stylish and technically sound Belgian outfit at Belfield, coming back from an early goal deficit. Owen Magee had given the […]

Irish U-18s rack up Scottish treble

Irish U-18s rack up Scottish treble

June 27, 2010 | 112 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s U-18s produced a superb weekend’s work in Lisnagarvey as they notched three wins in succession against Scotland in three days. They got off to flyer on Friday night with Shane O’Donoghue bagging a double while Tom Samuel, William Edgar and Andy Williamson completed a 5-1 rout. Sykes bagged a double in the second game […]

McCarthy sole Leinster player in U-17 squad

McCarthy sole Leinster player in U-17 squad

June 25, 2010 | 157 views | Leave a comment

Lisa McCarthy is the one Leinster name to be included in the Irish U-17 panel named on Thursday to participate at the first World Youth Olympic Games which are being held in Singapore in August. The Mount Anville teenager has had an impressive season, making it to the edges of Railway Union’s IHL winning panel […]

Eight Leinster men in for Junior Celtic Cup

Eight Leinster men in for Junior Celtic Cup

June 23, 2010 | 111 views | Leave a comment

Eight Leinster players have been included in the 18 man Ireland A squad named by Graham Shaw for the upcoming Junior Celtic Cup, to be played in Cookstown from July 2-4. Speaking about the selection, Ireland’s Senior men’s coach Paul Revington said “It is crucial for Irish Hockey that this group of U-21 players are […]