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Ireland Men Secure Olympic Qualifier in the Autumn with 4-2 win over Korea in Le Touquet.


Ireland 4 (M Nelson, E Magee, S O’Donoghue, N Glassey) Korea 2 (B Jeon, S Lee). The opening quarter of the match saw few chances for either team, with little separating the sides in the heat. Byungjin Jeon put Korea on the scoreboard in the 25th minute from a penalty corner, giving them the lead. […]

DARE TO BELIEVE: Shane O’Donoghue on Facebook Live

Olympic hockey player Shane O’Donoghue is the first ambassador on the Olympic Federation of Ireland Dare to Believe Programme to talk about his Olympic journey on Facebook Live – with his presentation taking place at noon on the 21 May 2020. On the Dare to Believe Schools Programme, the ambassador visit to the classroom is […]

SPORT IN FOCUS: HOCKEY IRELAND TAKEOVER

As part of our Sport in Focus we have a full day dedicated to Irish Hockey. Thanks to our friends (especially Emma Porter) in Hockey Ireland for compiling a comprehensive review of Irish Hockey, from competitions to international teams to participation and education. Enjoy! About Us. It’s a Hockey Ireland Take-Over today, here’s a little […]

HOCKEY | Irish Women no Longer to Travel to South Africa for Training Camp

Having monitored the situation over the previous weeks and given the escalation of measures being taken here in Ireland to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Hockey Ireland Irish Senior Women’s team management has taken the decision to cancel the women’s upcoming trip to South Africa. The squad had originally been scheduled to travel to South […]

Hockey Ireland Announce Squad for Durban, South Africa Humidity Tour.

Hockey Ireland announce the Ireland Women’s squad who will travel to Durban in South Africa at the end of March. The 21 players selected will undertake eight matches while during the tour, against China, South Africa and Japan.   Speaking on the announcement Head Coach, Sean Dancer, said, “We have selected a very balanced squad […]

Eugene Magee Retires from International Hockey

Having made his debut for Ireland in 2005 against Belgium, Magee since received 295 caps for Ireland before officially deciding to retire from International Hockey. With over 60 goals scored for Ireland, and a self-described career high of scoring against Germany in the Olympics in Rio 2016, Magee informed team-mates and management of his decision […]

Hockey Ireland Signs MOU with Iwate Delegates for Pre-Games Holding Camp

Hockey Ireland met with Japanese delegates from Iwate this morning to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the two parties for Hockey Ireland’s pre-Games Holding Camp this summer. Iwate is located two hours North of Tokyo and will provide an ideal base for acclimatisation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games as a key Hockey town […]

DAVID HARTE IN RACE FOR SEAT ON IOC ATHLETES’ COMMISSION

Harte Confirmed as candidate in IOC Athletes’ Commission elections Olympic Athletes in Tokyo 2020 to vote   Irish Hockey star David Harte has been confirmed by the IOC as one of 30 athletes who will be seeking election onto the IOC Athletes’ Commission next summer. Four athletes will be elected at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics […]

Ireland’s Women’s Hockey Team make History to Qualify for Tokyo

Sides were level from the previous night when they met in Energia Park this evening. Ireland the more dominant on night one of the double header threatened from the start, with the opening chance of the game coming from Anna O’Flanagan, unfortunately going wide. Canada came back with penalty corner at 7 minutes. McFerran saved […]

Ireland’s Men’s Miss Out on Spot at Tokyo 2020

Ireland 1 (McKee) Canada 3 (Johnston, Scholfield, Tupper). Aggregate score Ireland 6 – 6 Canada, Penalty Shoot Out Canada 5, Ireland 4. The Irish Men’s Hockey team took to the pitch in Vancouver this evening for their deciding match for their ticket to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with a two-goal lead on aggregate, having […]

Minister Ross Opens Sport Ireland Hockey Training Centre

The new state of the art hockey pitch at the Sport Ireland Campus was officially opened by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD, providing a welcome boost to Ireland’s national hockey teams ahead of their pivotal Tokyo 2020 qualification matches against Canada. The surface is a Polytan Polygras Toyko GT surface the […]
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