Lisnagarvey is gearing up for the Irish Masters ‘Home Nations Plus’ tournament which runs from August 21 to 23, the first time an Irish venue has hosted such an event.
** 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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. […]