Thursday, October 28, 2021

Ireland Hockey

Ireland women punch ticket to successive Hockey World Cups

Ireland captain Katie Mullan hailed "a huge legacy moment" for the Green Army after securing the one remaining women's World Cup ticket on offer and successive passages to the sport's showpiece event. Anna O’Flanagan punched Ireland's ticket to the 2022...

History as Wales men reach Hockey World Cup and women on the cusp

This was some day for Welsh hockey. No sooner had Wales women returned to their team hotel in Pisa - they are now one match away from their first World Cup finals since 1983 - than the men's side...

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Wales and Ireland to contest 2022 ticket

Wales and Ireland will battle for the sole women's ticket to the 2022 World Cup on offer on Sunday after two tightly-contested semi-finals in Pisa. Wales, the world No 24 side, upset the seedings to beat Scotland in a shoot-out...

Hockey World Cup qualifier: Ireland men wary of Russia threat

Ireland men's coach Mark Tumilty says it would be a "massive boost" for the Green Machine to reach successive World Cups. Ireland play Russia in their first knock-out match on Thursday in Cardiff. Despite being a lower-ranked team, this is...

Lizzie Colvin: Hard yards at Armagh gave me gritty determination

Lizzie Holden (née Colvin) has confirmed her retirement from international hockey following a history-making, 13-year career that brought World Cup silver, an Olympic appearance and 206 caps. The 31-year-old steps away having made her debut as a teenager at the...

Ireland’s Hannah Matthews calls time on international career

Olympian Hannah Matthews has confirmed her retirement from international hockey after amassing 157 caps over seven years. “It’s 150 more caps than I thought I would ever get,” said the 2018 World Cup silver medalist. “There was a long period...

Hockey Ireland league: Corinthian open up season account

Ian Stewart’s brilliant goal propelled Corinthian to their first win of the season as they got the better of Monkstown at Rathdown.  He latched onto a mammoth overhead from the back and applied a delicious finish from a tight angle...

Three Rock Rovers carry Ireland hopes in Euro Hockey League

Three Rock Rovers will carry the Irish flag in European club action this weekend when they compete in the men’s EHL Ranking Cup competition. The competition, held at at the Dragons’ den in Brasschaat, just north of Antwerp, is part of the finalisation...

Fresh teams invited to Junior Hockey World Cups

USA and Canada have been invited to the Men's Junior World Cup, while Argentina and Ireland to the women's junior showpiece. The withdrawal of Australia and New Zealand opened up two spaces at the competitions, with Bhubaneswar, Odisha announced as...

Hockey Ireland league: McLoughlin bags UCD hat-trick

Hannah McLoughlin’s hat trick of backhand goals saw UCD pick up their first win of the season, lifting them to the head of the early season women’s EY Hockey League table.  The Olympian struck her picture-perfect treble in a 4-0...
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