Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Ireland Hockey

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 newfound respect in hockey after producing one of sport's most extraordinary stories. Over the last...

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

Ireland midfielder Nicci Daly is a motor racing data engineer and knows all about speed on four wheels. Yet even she was forced to acknowledge the incredible movement and pace of the Dutch team as they raced to a 6-0...

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 Graham Shaw boomed as his brilliant group of Irish women took their place in Sunday's...

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

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 the lower half of the draw who have set the tournament alight. Gone are England,...

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

Ireland's players will experience a rush of choral support before their World Cup semi-final push back against Spain on Saturday. The Games Maker Choir, formed at the London 2012 Olympics, will be making a special appearance at the Olympic Park...

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 confidence, energy and belief. Except we're not talking about the hosts here. Ireland,...

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 tournament appearance since 2002. Megan Frazer returns after an 18-month knee injury and will...

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 address was taking place at Trinity College, Dublin. Peter Miskimmin, a two-time...

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 league victories. SV Kampong won the Dutch title for the first time in 32 years...

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 probably because, until he started secondary school, hockey had never even crossed his path. “The...
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Alan Forsyth ready to be GB support act but unsure on future

Alan Forsyth says he will be a team motivator and ready for action if called upon at the Tokyo...
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