Masters

Women’s Masters line out for Home Nations

Women’s Masters line out for Home Nations

June 27, 2014 | 598 views | Leave a comment

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.

Ladies Over-40s end sixth place in Masters World Cup

Ladies Over-40s end sixth place in Masters World Cup

June 16, 2014 | 877 views | Leave a comment

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

Masters O-50s claim groundbreaking bronze medal

Masters O-50s claim groundbreaking bronze medal

June 14, 2014 | 1,022 views | Leave a comment

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.

Women’s Masters name World Cup panel

Women’s Masters name World Cup panel

May 26, 2014 | 1,773 views | Leave a comment

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.

Irish Grand Masters make international debut

Irish Grand Masters make international debut

April 29, 2014 | 1,546 views | Comments (1)

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 spoil Ulster’s clean sweep at the Masters’ Interpros

Leinster’s Over-40s men spoil Ulster’s clean sweep at the Masters’ Interpros

April 28, 2014 | 1,198 views | Leave a comment

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.

Grand Masters make tournament debut in Scotland

Grand Masters make tournament debut in Scotland

April 24, 2014 | 609 views | Leave a comment

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.

Cork hosts 16 sides for Masters interpros

Cork hosts 16 sides for Masters interpros

April 24, 2014 | 994 views | Leave a comment

The Masters Interprovincials take place in Garryduff, Cork this weekend, involving ten men’s teams, six women’s teams and 30 matches.

Irish men’s O-45s name World Cup squad

Irish men’s O-45s name World Cup squad

April 21, 2014 | 1,900 views | Leave a comment

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.

Masters name squad for World Cup

Masters name squad for World Cup

April 4, 2014 | 1,950 views | Comments (1)

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.

Leinster women’s Masters begin interpro challenge

Leinster women’s Masters begin interpro challenge

March 29, 2014 | 452 views | Leave a comment

The Leinster Women’s Masters are holding training sessions in preparation for the Interprovincials being held in Cork from 25th to 27th April.

Leinster’s Masters to host training for Interpros

Leinster’s Masters to host training for Interpros

March 27, 2014 | 669 views | Leave a comment

The Leinster Masters are currently putting together squads for the Interprovincial series that takes place on April 25 to 27 in Cork.

Masters European Open in pictures

Masters European Open in pictures

August 19, 2013 | 275 views | Comments (2)

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 win Women’s Masters at European Open

Scotland and Australia win Women’s Masters at European Open

August 18, 2013 | 428 views | Comments (2)

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.

Babas lead Irish charge at Masters European Open

Babas lead Irish charge at Masters European Open

August 15, 2013 | 238 views | Leave a comment

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

Garvey hosts mammoth European Masters Open

Garvey hosts mammoth European Masters Open

August 11, 2013 | 830 views | Leave a comment

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

Masters land two silvers and two bronze at Home Nations in Wakefield

Masters land two silvers and two bronze at Home Nations in Wakefield

July 3, 2013 | 371 views | Leave a comment

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.

Irish Masters men travel to Wakefield for Home Nations

Irish Masters men travel to Wakefield for Home Nations

June 28, 2013 | 849 views | Leave a comment

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.

England sweep Masters titles with Ireland claiming couple of second places

England sweep Masters titles with Ireland claiming couple of second places

June 17, 2013 | 118 views | Leave a comment

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.

Big O-40s win keeps Masters tournament hopes alive

Big O-40s win keeps Masters tournament hopes alive

June 16, 2013 | 116 views | Leave a comment

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.