Ice Hockey

Introduction to Ice Hockey


At the Olympic Winter Games, women compete in an eight-team tournament whereas men compete in a 12-team tournament. Each country may have one men’s and one women’s team. Men’s teams have 23 players (20 players and three goal keepers, while women’s teams have 20 players (18 players and two goal keepers), with a maximum of six players - including the goalie - permitted on the ice at any given time. Players may be substituted at any time during the game. For contact details of Irish Ice Hockey Association please click on Full story

1st Ice Hockey tournament of the new year

Mr. Robert Norwood, 2nd Vice-President of the Olympic Council of Ireland has attended the new year’s first Ice Hockey tournament at Ice Skating Blanchardstown where The Flying Ducks played against the Cork Wolfpack on Saturday 6th of January from 7 to 10am to show support. There were games for Under 12, 14 and 18 teams, and The Flying Ducks won […]

Ireland win Gold at World Championships

Team Ireland claimed the gold medal at the weekend in the IIHF ice hockey Division III World Championships in Kockelscheuer, Luxembourg.

Ireland promoted to division two

Ireland have finished second behind New Zealand at the Ice Hockey World Championships held in the recently opened Ice Hockey facility in Dundalk. The Irish scored a 4-3 win over Luxembourg at the Ice Dome to win promotion to Division Two.
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