The Irish Women’s Masters are sending three teams to the Home Nations Tournament in Swansea, Wales this weekend from 27th to 29th June. The Irish W40s, W45s and W50s play England on Friday, Wales on Saturday and Scotland on Sunday.
The Irish ladies Over-40s reached the fifth place playoff in their Masters World Cup in Rotterdam last weekend following a series of high octane ties; here’s Philip Mills reports from the tournament
The Irish women’s Over-50s produced a stunning performance to defeat New Zealand 6-1 in the Masters World Cup bronze medal match in Rotterdam, concluding a superb tournament. Here are the reports from Gill Jackson and Helen Johnston from the competition.
Ireland’s women are sending two teams to the Masters Hockey World Cup which is taking place in Rotterdam, Holland from June 5-13, coinciding with the Hockey World Cup taking place nearby in The Hague from May 31 to June 15.
The Ireland Grand Masters (Over 60’s) squad took the bronze medal in the Celtic Cup at Clydesdale HC, Glasgow over the weekend.
Leinster’s Over-40s men spoiled Ulster’s clean sweep hopes at the Master’s Interpros which took place in Garryduff, Cork at the weekend.
Ireland travel to Glasgow on Friday to take part in their first ever weekend event as a Grand Masters squad. The Celtic Cup tournament at Clydesdale HC has entries from Scotland as hosts, Wales and France.
The Masters Interprovincials take place in Garryduff, Cork this weekend, involving ten men’s teams, six women’s teams and 30 matches.
The Ireland O-45s Masters management have announced the squad for the upcoming FIH Masters World Cup in Rotterdam, running from the 5th to 13th June.
The management team of the Irish Masters O40’s have named their squad for the upcoming Masters World Cup which will take place in Rotterdam Hockey Club from June 5 to 13, running alongside the FIH World Cup taking place in the Hague.
The Leinster Women’s Masters are holding training sessions in preparation for the Interprovincials being held in Cork from 25th to 27th April.
The Leinster Masters are currently putting together squads for the Interprovincial series that takes place on April 25 to 27 in Cork.
Adrian Boehm took some top class photos last Saturday of day five of the Masters European Open, hosted by Lisnagarvey. You can see five sets of pictures of what was the biggest hockey tournament held on the island for many years with 32 sides taking part
Scotland and Australia took the honours in the women’s sections at the Masters European Open Tournament in Lisnagarvey. The Irish teams competed well, closing the gap on the other nations but were not able to find that winning touch.
After two days of competition, England are holding the box seat in three of the six Masters European Open categories, an event described as one the biggest in Ulster hockey history by club chairman John Gray
30 teams from nine nations across six tournaments will take part in 67 games over five days as Lisnagarvey is set to host the European Open, the biggest event the Irish Masters have brought to the island; full squads and fixture info for the week
Ireland’s men’s masters competed at Over-40, 45, 50 and 55 last weekend on the smurf turf in Wakefield for the annual Home Nations, a prelude to August’s European Open in Lisnagarvey.
Five Leinster-based players will line out for the Irish Masters O-55s this weekend in Wakefield as part of an ever-growing Home Nations events with competition being played out at O-40, O-45 and O-50 level as well.
Strong performances from the England O-40s and O-45s against Ireland in the last day of the tournament was enough for them to retain the cups for the respective age categories.
The Masters teams experienced mixed fortunes on Day Two of the Home Nations tournament taking place in Pembroke and Railway hockey clubs. The Irish O-40s had a convincing 3-0 win over Scotland while both the Irish O-45s and O-50s drew with Scotland and the Irish 50s lost to England.