Monday, June 27, 2022

Ireland Hockey

Hockey player campaigns to educate young in CPR and defibrillator use

A teen hockey player is campaigning for more young people to be educated on CPR and defibrillator use in Northern Ireland. Anna Pim plays for Methodist College Belfast and will be competing in the Schools Cup on Wednesday when both...

How hot milk and calm shoot-out head lifted Ireland women’s hockey

In an extract from new book Great Irish Sports Stars: Ayeisha McFerran, Ireland's No 1 recalls a key moment in Green Army's rise Unlike most of the girls on the Irish team, Ayeisha wasn’t a fan of coffee. She found...

How Railway Union’s six played every minute of EuroHockey Indoor campaign

Six proved the operative number as Railway Union finished sixth out of six at the women’s EuroHockey Indoor Club Trophy in Alanya, Turkey - but that only told half the story, writes Stephen Findlater. In a bizarre run of misfortune,...

Talking Hockey: My goal to play abroad was about being proactive and making it happen

In a new column for The Hockey Paper, top goalkeeper David Harte says we can often become the biggest barriers to our own success We are often inundated with typical cliches and stereotypes at the start of a year such...

Hockey Ireland lands sponsorship coup with SoftCo gender parity deal

Hockey Ireland has landed a groundbreaking deal with SoftCo, inking a fresh sponsorship with the Irish men and adding to its support of the women’s national team. The deal sees hockey become one of the first sports in Ireland...

International indoor hockey returns to Ireland after 30 years

International indoor hockey is set for a return to Ireland for the first time since the late 1980s with the Antrim Forum hosting a men’s and women’s triple-header against Scotland on Dec 28 and 29. Over the course of the...

O’Grady relishes Euro debut one year since cancer diagnosis

When Ireland’s Under-21 men line out on Friday at the EuroHockey Indoor Championships II in Porto, it will be another significant milestone in the regeneration of the shortened version of the sport. They face a six-team group, starting off against...

Irish Senior Hockey Cup: Cookstown make big impact

Cookstown continued their hex over Pembroke as they knocked out the Dubliners in the Irish Senior Cup for the second successive campaign, emulating their success in the 2019/20 campaign. Seventeen-year-old Max Anderson was the hero for the Ulster Premier side,...

Ireland women’s hockey: UCD advance in thriller

Irish Senior Cup specialists UCD are in the final four yet again as they produced a stunning late show to beat Railway Union 4-3 in a spectacular advert for the club game. The Belfield students move a step closer to...

Hockey Ireland leagues: Lisnagarvey and Three Rock Rovers show title credentials

Both Lisnagarvey and Three Rock Rovers overcame slow starts to win to record important wins and set themselves out as the main title contenders for now.  For Rovers, they were 2-0 down inside 11 minutes against Glenanne – who sat...
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Win £400 of Mercian goalkeeper foam for your school or hockey club

The Hockey Paper is leading a campaign to find a worthy recipient of a set of junior goalkeeping foam...
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