Masters

Irish Masters win three out of four at Home Nations

Irish Masters win three out of four at Home Nations

June 26, 2017 | 29 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 | 439 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 | 661 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 | 874 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 | 940 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 | 454 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 | 698 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 | 1,028 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 | 888 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 | 1,070 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 | 2,443 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 | 2,733 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 | 2,898 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 | 1,157 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

Silver success for Irish women’s Over-50s

Silver success for Irish women’s Over-50s

August 31, 2015 | 1,196 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s Over-50s women claimed silver at the EuroHockey Masters Championships in London last week; here’s Gill Jackson’s breakdown of a memorable week

Masters Over-40s also through to Euro semi-finals

Masters Over-40s also through to Euro semi-finals

August 25, 2015 | 1,254 views | Leave a comment

Matching the senior men’s team, Ireland’s Over-40 Masters secured a European semi final place for the first time in their history to setup a match against the old foe of England.

Masters Over-40s take on Europe in St Alban’s

Masters Over-40s take on Europe in St Alban’s

August 22, 2015 | 1,521 views | Comments (1)

The Irish Masters Over-40s tip off in their own European championships this weekend, starting off against the Netherlands in St Alban’s this morning.

VIDEO: Irish Masters take on Home Nations

VIDEO: Irish Masters take on Home Nations

June 5, 2015 | 931 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Masters were in action last weekend at the Home Nations in Swansea, taking on Scotland, England and Wales. Tim Myers (Budgie Sportsmedia) videoed a series of extended highlights that you can see here:

Grand Masters win Over-60s Celtic Cup

Grand Masters win Over-60s Celtic Cup

April 27, 2015 | 585 views | Leave a comment

The Irish team defeated Scotland in the last game of the tournament 3-1 to win the Grand Master’s Celtic Cup in Bangor to land the Over-60s title in Bangor, Co Down yesterday.

Ulster win women’s Over-40s as Leinster prevail in O-45s

Ulster win women’s Over-40s as Leinster prevail in O-45s

April 20, 2015 | 908 views | Leave a comment

Ulster took the title in the O-40s section of the women’s masters Interpros held at Lisnagarvey over the weekend with Leinster landing the O-45s crown.