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Now for the Olympics, says Irish women’s hockey coach Graham Shaw

Ireland women returned home on Monday to a true hero’s welcome, a civic reception held by Dublin’s lord mayor, silver medals and the catalysts for …

Underdogs Ireland show spirit in Women’s Hockey World Cup silver

By The Hockey Paper Ireland midfielder Nicci Daly is a motor racing data engineer and knows all about speed on four wheels. Yet even she was forced to …

Ireland hockey sent into Women’s World Cup wonderland as Holland awaits

THE WORLD CUP REPORT “I’ve been asking the Dutch for a bloody game for three years, so they don’t have a choice now,” Irish coach …

Hockey World Cup: Holland v Australia and Ireland v Spain is perfectly set up

By The Hockey Paper And then there were two. Well, four in all for the World Cup semi-finals. But while Holland and Australia march on, it’s the teams in …

Hockey World Cup: Ireland women given backing by Games Maker Choir

By The Hockey Paper Ireland’s players will experience a rush of choral support before their World Cup semi-final push back against Spain on Saturday. The …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Ireland well placed as England await opposition

THE WORLD CUP PREVIEW England women return to their 10,000 on Sunday in a final Women’s Hockey World Cup Pool B game featuring a team brimming with …

Ireland’s Megan Frazer returns for women’s hockey World Cup

By The Hockey Paper Irish coach Graham Shaw chose his 18-strong squad for the women’s hockey World Cup on Tuesday as the Green Army approaches its first …

Can Ireland hockey go the New Zealand way?

By The Hockey Paper On the day that Hockey Ireland announced that Craig Fulton was to step down as head coach of the men’s team last Thursday, a keynote …

Dutch hockey: David Harte helps SV Kampong to first title in 32 years

BY THE HOCKEY PAPER David Harte became the first Irishman to lift the Dutch Hoofdklasse title as he played a key role in SV Kampong’s season-ending …

Lion Harte David won’t ever forget proud roots

Crowned the world’s best goalkeeper for a second year running, David Harte says it is an achievement he “had never imagined possible”. Part of that is …