Masters

Masters reach final showdowns at Euros in Tilburg

Masters reach final showdowns at Euros in Tilburg

August 17, 2017 | 472 views | Leave a comment

The Irish women’s Over-55s bid for Euro Masters glory advanced on Thursday as they reached the final while the Over-40s are into the semis; on the men’s side, three sides will battle for fifth place.

Ireland Over-40s top pool in Tilburg

Ireland Over-40s top pool in Tilburg

August 17, 2017 | 309 views | Leave a comment

Day four of the European Masters Championships saw the Irish Over-40s and 55 women land strong wins that put them in the frame for medals following a great Tuesday of action.

Walsh’s quadruple bolsters Over-50s run as Over-55s defeat Netherlands in Tilburg

Walsh’s quadruple bolsters Over-50s run as Over-55s defeat Netherlands in Tilburg

August 14, 2017 | 459 views | Leave a comment

Big wins for the Irish Over-50s and 55s women saw them bolster their Euro Masters campaigns as the group stages hot up in Tilburg; reports and round-up from day four of the competitions

Over-40s and 45 women lead way at Masters Euros

Over-40s and 45 women lead way at Masters Euros

August 13, 2017 | 436 views | Leave a comment

The eight Irish Masters sides continued their European Championships campaigns over the weekend in Tilburg with the women’s Over-40s and 45s leading the way with two wins from two to date

Over-45 women shine on Masters Euros opening days

Over-45 women shine on Masters Euros opening days

August 12, 2017 | 303 views | Leave a comment

Ireland O-45 women began their European championships against Wales in Tilburg on Friday evening with a 4-0 victory as several Irish masters teams started their campaigns

Irish Over-45s land Home Nations for a first time

Irish Over-45s land Home Nations for a first time

July 3, 2017 | 187 views | Leave a comment

The tale of the Irish women’s Over-45s success at last week’s Home Nations as they beat both Wales and England 2-1 at Grange Road

Irish Masters win three out of four at Home Nations

Irish Masters win three out of four at Home Nations

June 26, 2017 | 403 views | Leave a comment

​Ireland won three of the four Home Nations titles in which they were competing in their most successful competition ever, taking gold at Over-40s, Over-45s and Over-50s level

Over-40s and 45s keep on rolling at Masters Home Nations

Over-40s and 45s keep on rolling at Masters Home Nations

June 25, 2017 | 540 views | Leave a comment

On the second day of the women’s masters Home Nations at Three Rock Rovers, the Irish Over-40s and Over-45s continued their winning ways, while the Over-50s were held to a draw with the Over-55s lost out

Three from three for Ireland at Masters Home Nations

Three from three for Ireland at Masters Home Nations

June 24, 2017 | 787 views | Leave a comment

Ireland started the first day of the Home Nations Women’s Masters tournament with three strong wins by the O-40s, O-45s and O-50s.

Over 350 Masters to battle for Home Nations at Grange Road

Over 350 Masters to battle for Home Nations at Grange Road

June 22, 2017 | 958 views | Comments (2)

Grange Road will this week host hundreds of Masters hockey players in the Home Nations tournament when seasoned internationals and World Cup winning player compete for the title of Home Nations Champions.

Ireland Over-40s dig deep to land dramatic Home Nations win

Ireland Over-40s dig deep to land dramatic Home Nations win

May 22, 2017 | 995 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Over-40s won the Home Nations in Lisnagarvey last weekend with dramatic results against both England and Scotland on Saturday and Sunday to land the victory, writes Dug Good.

Grand Masters win Over-60s Celtic Cup

Grand Masters win Over-60s Celtic Cup

May 2, 2017 | 474 views | Leave a comment

Following comfortable wins against the Grand Masters of Wales and France, a final narrow win against Scotland was the crucial result for Ireland to regain the Celtic Cup in Cork at Garryduff.

Grand Masters form new association in time for Celtic Cup

Grand Masters form new association in time for Celtic Cup

April 27, 2017 | 720 views | Leave a comment

The new Grand Masters Hockey Ireland Association was officially formed on April 23, 2017 with elected officers: Robert Haughton President, Sean Curran Chair and Crawford McKee Secretary.

Leinster Over-40s win eighth successive interpro title

Leinster Over-40s win eighth successive interpro title

April 27, 2017 | 1,045 views | Leave a comment

Leinster Over-40s are still the reigning Masters Champions and still the only name on the cup, eight years in a row, writes Dug Good.

Masters Over-40s end England Home Nations reign

Masters Over-40s end England Home Nations reign

June 28, 2016 | 907 views | Leave a comment

For the first time since Masters Hockey started just over 10 years ago, Ireland fielded four teams at the annual women’s Home Nations Championships with the Irish Over-40s securing a memorable victory in their tournament

Grand Masters finish ninth in World Cup

Grand Masters finish ninth in World Cup

May 22, 2016 | 1,076 views | Leave a comment

The Ireland men’s Over-60s Grand Masters team ended ninth at last week’s World Cup in Newcastle in New South Wales in Australia as they closed out the competition with four wins in succession.

19 teams to contest masters Interpros

19 teams to contest masters Interpros

April 28, 2016 | 2,455 views | Leave a comment

Leinster Women O-45s and Leinster Men O-40s are both set to defend their Interprovincial titles at home this weekend in the 2016 Masters Interprovincials at Three Rock Rovers’ Grange Road.

Ireland women’s Over-50s groundbreaking World Cup ends in silver medal

Ireland women’s Over-50s groundbreaking World Cup ends in silver medal

April 14, 2016 | 2,740 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Over-50s Masters were denied a famous World Cup victory last week as home favourites Australia edged them out in a thriller. Ireland had reached the final off the back of a flawless group stage, not conceding in any of their build-up matches.

Master Over-50s set for historic World Cup final

Master Over-50s set for historic World Cup final

April 4, 2016 | 2,924 views | Comments (1)

Ireland Master Ladies 50s have qualified for the International Masters World Cup Final in Canberra on April 6, taking on home hosts Australia in the decider.

Masters men’s Over-40s claim Euro bronze in own piece of history-making

Masters men’s Over-40s claim Euro bronze in own piece of history-making

September 2, 2015 | 1,164 views | Leave a comment

While the Irish senior men had a week to remember, their Over-40 counter-parts had a similarly memorable time in London last week when they earned their first ever bronze medal in the Masters event; here is Duggie Good’s report from the event