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World hockey needs players’ union body, believes Ireland’s David Harte

By Rod Gilmour Ireland captain David Harte, the two-time world goalkeeper of the year, believes the setting up of a players’ union body should be …

Graham Shaw quits Ireland hockey to take up New Zealand women’s role

By The Hockey Paper In a shock departure – and a big blow for Irish sport after its summer of hockey last year – Graham Shaw quit as coach of World …

England and Ireland put ties on hold at Hockey World Cup

By The Hockey Paper, Bhubaneswar Defender Mark Gleghorne will put family ties on hold on Friday when England play Ireland, with the loser exiting the …

Can Ireland secure their best ever Hockey World Cup position?  

Having qualified for the World Cup only twice before, it is fair to say that men’s hockey in Ireland has rarely made the world take notice. However, since …

Ireland ready to call on women’s success at men’s Hockey World Cup

By Rod Gilmour Ireland men will aim to avoid mystery sub-continent bugs and call upon the spirit of the women side’s heroic summer in their first World …

Ireland men can dream big at Hockey World Cup – just like the women

By The Hockey Paper Ireland’s new coach Alexander Cox says the Green Machine can dream as big as the women’s side as they prepare for their first …

Ireland ready to fly into Hockey World Cup with Turkish Airlines as sponsor

By The Hockey Paper Ireland men’s coach Alexander Cox announced his squad for next month’s World Cup on Tuesday, with a new primary sponsor to take …

Can Irish hockey replicate World Cup success with domestic crowds?

By The Hockey Paper There will hopefully be a surge of interest on the back of the Green Army’s World Cup success when the Irish women’s domestic …

Three Rock Rovers aim for six of the best in Irish hockey league

By The Hockey Paper Irish hockey will incorporate a second tier at national league level when the season pushes back this season. Hot on the heels of …

After the Hockey World Cup, a month to savour for Ireland women

By The Hockey Paper It’s been three weeks since Ireland returned home from the Women’s World Cup after a silver medal and the hockey world and …