Lizzie Holden (née Colvin)

Hockey

BIOGRAPHY

Midfield dynamo started hockey in Armagh HC and starred for Loreto while studying at Trinity before transferring back to Belfast Harlequins in 2017. Only the seventh Irish woman to amass 200 caps despite a cruciate injury (2013-2015). Her most famous goal, in a 2-1 defeat of India, ultimately got Ireland to the 2018 World Cup where she featured in every game.

Gender

Female

Discipline

Position: Midfield

Personal Best

Caps: 201

Date Of Birth

January 4, 1990

Hometown

Portadown

OTHER HOCKEY ATHLETES

Johnny Lynch

Daragh Walsh

Ben Walker

Michael Robson

Nick Page

Shane O’Donoghue

Matthew Nelson

Sean Murray

Peter McKibbon

Johnny McKee

Ben Johnson

David Harte

Kyle Marshall

Alistair Empey*

Jeremy Duncan

Tim Cross

Lee Cole

Jaime Carr *

Peter Brown

Zara Malseed

Chloe Watkins

Sarah Torrans

Lizzie Murphy

Michelle Carey

Róisín Upton

Hannah McLoughlin

Shirley McCay

Anna O’Flanagan

Lena Tice

Hannah Matthews

Katie Mullan (Captain)

Ayeisha McFerran

Sarah McAuley

Sarah Hawkshaw

Naomi Carroll

Nicci Daly

Deirdre Duke

HOCKEY NEWS

MEN’S HOCKEY TEAM OFFICIALLY SELECTED FOR TEAM IRELAND AT PARIS 2024

The Olympic Federation of Ireland has officially named the men’s hockey team that will compete this summer at the Olympic Games in Paris. Captained by Sean Murray (Lisburn) the team clinched one of the coveted places at the Final Qualification event in Valencia earlier this year, when they defeated Korea 4-3 in a scintillating final [...]

HOCKEY INTERNATIONALS DEIRDRE DUKE, ANNA O’FLANAGAN AND CHLOE WATKINS ANNOUNCE THEIR RETIREMENTS

Deirdre Duke, Anna O’Flanagan and Chloe Watkins, all of whom were part of the 2018 Hockey World Cup squad who brought home the Silver Medal for Ireland, have announced their retirements from international hockey. Deirdre Duke DEIRDRE DUKE made her International debut for the IRL Women’s team in June 2013 against Scotland and went on [...]

Women’s Hockey Head Coach Sean Dancer Steps Away

Ireland Head Coach Sean Dancer has decided to step-away from the Senior Women’s Hockey programme. It comes just over a month after the team narrowly failed to qualify for Paris 2024, losing to GB in Valencia at the Olympic Qualifiers in January.   Dancer joined as Head Coach in May 2019 having moved from his role as […]

David Harte on Olympic Qualification for the Men’s Hockey Team

“It was a phenomenal feeling and something I won't forget for a long time, hearing the final hooter sound on that Sunday in Valencia” As the dust settles on the successful Olympic qualification berth won by Team Ireland’s men’s hockey team at the Olympic qualification tournament last week, goalkeeper David Harte, who is also a [...]

The Moment The Ireland Men’s Hockey Team Qualified For The Paris 2024 Olympic Games

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Hockey | Olympic Qualifiers – Katie Mullan

Their greatest hour to date will forever be associated with a classic  festive jingle so there was some irony to the fact that the Irish women’s hockey team have just had such a muted Christmas. An intensive two-week training camp in Spain meant they only flew home on December 23rd and they were back in [...]

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