Fluidity was finally forthcoming for Paul Revington’s Ireland as they produced their best performance of the three-match series with Wales, running up a 4-1 win with John Jermyn and Mitch Darling scoring doubles
Paul Revington introduced an increase of 849 Irish caps – across 11 changes – to his Irish team for the second of his side’s three-game series with Wales but was forced to settle for a 2-2 tie at Belfield on Saturday
A patchy Irish performance from an inexperienced side yielded a 3-2 win at Belfield last night as first half goals from Andy McConnell, Peter Blakeney and Peter Caruth made the difference.
Ireland’s men begin their summer campaign on Thursday evening with the first of a three-game series against Wales in the National Hockey Stadium in Belfield; they will do so without Alan Sothern, Ronan Gormley and Chris Cargo
Jean McDonnell’s first international hat-trick earned a modicum of revenge for Ireland as they ended a three-game losing streak against Scotland, winning 6-0 in Largs, against an experimental opposition line-up
The IHA today confirmed Ireland’s men will play in a Five Nations tournament featuring world number ones Australia as well as Korea (currently sixth in the world) as part of their European championships build-up.
Ireland completed their three game series with France with a third successive 2-0 win on the day when Shirley McCay joined the 100 cap club.
Railway Union coach Mick McKinnon says he has never seen Park Avenue “more buzzing” as the club welcomes EuroHockey Club Champion’s Trophy this weekend for their maiden run at a continental outdoor competition.
Ireland drew 0-0 with Canada for the second day in succession at Stormont as visiting goalkeeper Anthoni Kindler hit form to leave the Irish winless from their three-game series.
Ireland drew the second of their three game series 0-0 with Canada in the first international game to be played at the new Civil Service pitch in Stormont last night on an historic occasion for Canadian hockey.
Ireland lost out to a bizarre late Canadian goal in their first senior men’s international game of 2011 as Paul Revington’s plans for this year’s European championships begin in earnest.
Kenny Carroll could become the first Irish men’s senior international from Railway Union since the late, great Joey O’Meara following the announcement of Paul Revington’s squad for a three-game series with Canada.
After Sunday’s tight battle, the Netherlands hit form in a serious way this afternoon in the second of two challenge matches in Seville, winning out 5-0 against Ireland’s senior men
Robert van den Horst’s goal seven minutes from time denied Ireland from taking a result from the first of their two challenge matches against the Netherlands in Seville on Sunday, losing out 3-2.
In the wake of last week’s national training camp, Paul Revington has selected a group of 18 players to travel to Seville for a further, warm-weather, intensive get-together which includes two test matches against the Netherlands
Timmy Cockram’s second half double crowned Ireland’s best half of hockey over the four ties with Malaysia at Belfield this week, netting the two corners the country earned.
The curse of the 3-2, last minute concession affected Ireland yet again as the Irish senior men were undone by Hanfi Hafifihafiz’ late corner deflection to take the spoils at Belfield in the third of four internationals at Belfield this week.
Malaysia withstood 37 minutes of suspensions to roast an undercooked Ireland at Belfield tonight in the second of four challenge matches, scoring twice after Nabil Figri was red carded in the 42nd minute.
Alan Sothern fired a last minute penalty corner to earn Ireland a draw in the first of their four match series against Malaysia at Belfield tonight.
Paul Revington’s Ireland panel get back into action this evening after a brief summer break from training when they play Malaysia in the first of four challenge matches this evening at Belfield (8.30pm).