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HOCKEY: Ireland Fall Narrowly to World Number One


Odisha World Cup, Bhubaneswar Ireland 1(O’Donoghue) Australia 2 (Govers, Brand)   Ireland’s opening World Cup fixture against the world number 1 side Australia proved an entertaining and close affair throughout. Inside the opening minute Australia broke into the circle but the towering Conor Harte was on hand to intercept the effort in front of goal. […]

Ireland Qualify For Hockey World Cup

Australia’s victory over Papua New Guinea in the Oceania Cup early this morning means that the Green Army have qualified for the World Cup Finals in 2018.   This is only the fourth time in the 43 year history of the World Cup that Ireland Women have taken part. Head Coach Graham Shaw said “we are […]

Ireland Hockey Teams 6th in Europe

Ireland Men’s and Women’s Hockey Teams have retained their Division “A” status by finishing 6th at the recent Euroepan Championships in Amsterdam, Holland. Men’s coach Craig Fulton reflected, “A lot of depth used which is the most important thing we could have done. With a year to go to the World Cup, it’s the perfect […]

Irish Hockey World League 2 Champions

Ireland added Hockey World League Round 2 gold on Sunday evening to their all-important ticket to the next phase of the competition with a 4-2 shoot-out win over France at Stormont. While David Harte picked up GK of the Tournament and Jonny McKee was named Best Young Player of the Tournament. The primary objective for […]

Fulton Announces Squad For WL2

Ireland’s head coach Craig Fulton has today announced an extended squad for World League 2 in Belfast. The team sees no fewer than 8 of the Green Machine’s Olympians selected alongside a host of young talent. Ireland sit in Group A alongside Austria, Italy and Ukraine; the Austrians look the main threat with several of […]

Harte World Goalkeeper of the Year

Congratulations to Ireland’s David Harte who was named as the World Hockey Goalkeeper of the Year for the second year in a row. Harte, who captained Ireland to their first Olympic Games in 108 years at the Rio Olympic Games is the only Irish player to have achieved this distinction since the awards began. The 28-year-old, who […]

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 7/16

Friday August 12th, 2016 12:52, Golf Men’s Stroke Play, Seamus Power, Round 2: 67 (tied 10th overall on -4) 13:36, Golf Men’s Stroke Play, Padraig Harrington, Round 2: 71 (tied 22nd overall on -1) 14:00, Equestrian Dressage Individual,  Judy Reynolds & Vancouver K, Grand Prix Special: 74.090%* (17th to qualify for Grand Prix Freestyle *PB […]

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 6/16

Live Blog, Results and Imagery of Day 6 from Rio 2016 for Team Ireland

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 4/16

All the Team Ireland action from Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 2/16

Day for Ireland at the Rio 2016 Olympics was about Olympic debuts and a first look at our boxers. Weather played its part in disrupting the schedule, but there were still plenty of memorable moments for #TeamIreland Boxing: Steven Donnelly was delighted to come away with the win in his first Olympic fight #rterio2016 https://t.co/z8gOExe41u […]

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 1/16

A look back on Day One for Team Ireland at Rio 2016
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