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Argentina take opening game laurels in Dusseldorf

Argentina take opening game laurels in Dusseldorf

July 26, 2018 | 563 views | Leave a comment

Argentina took the laurels in the opening game of the Real Four Nations in Düsseldorf this evening, beating Ireland’s men – who had Ryan Getty making his debut.

Cox a major coup for Irish senior men’s team

Cox a major coup for Irish senior men’s team

July 24, 2018 | 639 views | Leave a comment

Irish hockey have secured a major coup with the announcement of Alexander Cox as the new senior men’s coach for the upcoming World Cup campaign and the hope he can be pinned down on a longer-term basis. The vacancy came up following Craig Fulton’s shock decision to depart the role he had made his own […]

Irish Under-18s pull massive final day results out of the fire to retain top tier status

Irish Under-18s pull massive final day results out of the fire to retain top tier status

July 21, 2018 | 921 views | Leave a comment

On a special night for Irish hockey, both the Irish U-18 boys and girls produced final day wins to rescue their place in the top tier of European competition, finishing in sixth place overall in their respective tournaments

Deirdre Duke – Women’s World Cup profile

Deirdre Duke – Women’s World Cup profile

July 21, 2018 | 587 views | Comments (1)

The rangy forward has been around the squad for the most part since late 2014, playing a pivotal role in the 2015 EuroHockey Championships II success in Prague

Katie Mullan – Women’s World Cup profile

Katie Mullan – Women’s World Cup profile

July 21, 2018 | 472 views | Leave a comment

Katie Mullan took over the captaincy in the wake of Megan Frazer’s injury travails and provides a strong presence in either the forward or midfield lines where she has been used at different intervals.

Nikki Evans – Women’s World Cup squad

Nikki Evans – Women’s World Cup squad

July 21, 2018 | 362 views | Leave a comment

Nikki Evans comes into the World Cup off the back of a memorable season with German side UHC Hamburg, helping them to silver medals in the national championship as well as the European Club Cup.

Anna O’Flanagan – Women’s World Cup squad

Anna O’Flanagan – Women’s World Cup squad

July 21, 2018 | 499 views | Leave a comment

Anna O’Flanagan is quickly closing in on the national goalscoring record of 65 – held by Lynsey McVicker – and will hope she can hit that mark during the World Cup.

Nicci Daly – Women’s World Cup profile

Nicci Daly – Women’s World Cup profile

July 21, 2018 | 478 views | Leave a comment

A speedster with skills to burn, Nicci Daly is hoping she can overcome a foot injury to take up her place in the Irish panel for the World Cup.

Megan Frazer – Women’s World Cup profile

Megan Frazer – Women’s World Cup profile

July 21, 2018 | 357 views | Leave a comment

One of the most talented players Ireland have ever produced, Irish coach Graham Shaw will hope Megan Frazer can put her injury woes behind her after a nightmare 20-month run.

Roisin Upton – Women’s World Cup profile

Roisin Upton – Women’s World Cup profile

July 21, 2018 | 410 views | Leave a comment

Roisin Upton is a relative newcomer to the Irish team, making her debut in November 2016 before establishing herself as one of the driving forces in either midfield or defence.

Gillian Pinder – Women’s World Cup squad

Gillian Pinder – Women’s World Cup squad

July 21, 2018 | 737 views | Leave a comment

A wonderful, floating midfielder, Gillian Pinder has deceptive pace and an ability to ghost away from opponents in the blink of an eye.

Chloe Watkins – Women’s World Cup Squad

Chloe Watkins – Women’s World Cup Squad

July 21, 2018 | 2,201 views | Leave a comment

Chloe Watkins is part of a hockey dynasty, becoming an Irish international alongside her brother Gareth and father Gordon.

Ali Meeke – Women’s World Cup profiles

Ali Meeke – Women’s World Cup profiles

July 21, 2018 | 542 views | Leave a comment

A utility player who can do a job in both defence and midfield, Ali Meeke has some of the trickiest skills in the squad with an ability to wriggle out of most situations.

Lizzie Colvin – Women’s World Cup squad

Lizzie Colvin – Women’s World Cup squad

July 21, 2018 | 340 views | Leave a comment

Lizzie Colvin does not score many but her super strike against India last summer was the goal that ultimately put Ireland through to the World Cup.

Hannah Matthews – Women’s World Cup squad

Hannah Matthews – Women’s World Cup squad

July 21, 2018 | 925 views | Leave a comment

Daughter of Irish rugby international Phillip, Hannah Matthews reached her 100th international cap in June in the series against Canada at Serpentine Avenue.

Shirley McCay – Women’s World Cup squad

Shirley McCay – Women’s World Cup squad

July 21, 2018 | 313 views | Leave a comment

The most capped female sportswoman in Ireland, Shirley McCay is now in her 11th year as part of the Irish team, providing a wealth of experience and a tenacious attitude

Zoe Wilson – Women’s World Cup squad

Zoe Wilson – Women’s World Cup squad

July 21, 2018 | 379 views | Leave a comment

Zoe Wilson has been a key component of the Irish defence since she broke into the team in 2016 following a season in the US with Syracuse University where she won an NCAA Championship.

Yvonne O’Byrne – Women’s World Cup squad

Yvonne O’Byrne – Women’s World Cup squad

July 21, 2018 | 317 views | Leave a comment

The dynamic defender has been a pivotal part of the Irish side since her major tournament debut in 2015 at the Olympic qualifying tournament in Valencia – the World League Semi-Final.

Lena Tice – Women’s World Cup squad

Lena Tice – Women’s World Cup squad

July 21, 2018 | 439 views | Leave a comment

Despite her tender years, Lena Tice is already closing in on a combined 100 caps across cricket and hockey.

Grace O’Flanagan – Women’s World Cup squad

Grace O’Flanagan – Women’s World Cup squad

July 21, 2018 | 370 views | Leave a comment

Grace O’Flanagan played a vital role in Ireland’s qualification for the World Cup when she famously saved a penalty stroke with her first touch against India at the World League Semi-Finals in Cape Town