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Ladies masters make tournament debut

Ladies masters make tournament debut

June 23, 2010 | 185 views | Comments (1)

** Words from Helen Johnston ** The Irish women’s masters (over 40s) played their first tournament last weekend, taking part in the Masters Home Countries International Hockey Championships in Swansea, Wales. Due to the sterling efforts of the men’s masters co-ordinator Andy Nye and the women’s co-ordinator, Alison Pigot. a squad of 13 was assembled […]

Garvey to host Home Nations ‘Plus’ Masters

Garvey to host Home Nations ‘Plus’ Masters

January 13, 2010 | 77 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey’s Hillsborough ground has been confirmed as the hosts for the 2010 Home Nations ‘Plus’ Masters Tournament in August – one of the biggest hockey festivals in Ireland and Britain. Along with regular participants, England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, it is anticipated that a number of other international teams will participate. Teams from Austria, France […]

Irish Masters set for Leinster get-together

Irish Masters set for Leinster get-together

June 15, 2009 | 76 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Masters will hold a get-together in Sutton Park School on the weekend of July 11 and 12 with a view to increasing their Leinster player-base from which squads will be selected for both a four-nation’s tournament in August and the world championships in October. Head coach Andy Nye is encouraging all over 40-year-old […]

Hong Kong beckons for Irish Masters

Hong Kong beckons for Irish Masters

February 5, 2009 | 106 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s veterans look certain to accept an invitation to take part in the 2009 International Masters Hockey Tournament in Hong Kong next October. A squad has been put together since last December and with the hope to begin training in earnest in March. A get-together is planned at Lisnagarvey next month but, while the guts […]

Ireland’s Call for over 40s

Ireland’s Call for over 40s

December 8, 2008 | 100 views | Leave a comment

Ireland’s veterans are on the lookout for players after they received an invitation to take part in the 2009 International Masters Hockey Tournament in Hong Kong next October. In recent years, the squad has been mainly Ulster based though the likes of Liam Canning, Ger Burns and Frank Byrne have joined the squad in recent […]

Masters hockey

Masters hockey

April 30, 2008 | 147 views | Leave a comment

The Irish Masters over 40’s and over 50’s will play in Edinburgh on the weekend of August 29-30, in an annual quadrangular event. The tournament involves matches against Scotland, Wales and England and the team is looking to recruit players from Leinster as previous years have seen travelling teams predominently made up of Ulster players. […]