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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 …

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 …