Hockey News

Hockey preparations continue

July 20, 2011
EuroHockey Nations Championship Olympic qualifier build up tournament

Revington's Champions Challenge

June 30, 2011
Preparation for European Cup continues

Ireland 1 South Africa 2

June 24, 2011
Ireland 6th in Champions Challenge

Ireland defeat France 6- 1

June 23, 2011
Mens Hockey Team in control

Ireland draw with Spain

June 22, 2011
Ireland 1-1 Spain

Irish defeat China

June 21, 2011
Mens Four Nation win

Ireland defeat Azerbaijan

June 19, 2011
Second win for women's hockey team

Centralised system test

June 16, 2011
Opportunity to see the benefits of the centralised system

Mens hockey step up a gear

June 14, 2011
Irish coach announces 4 Nations squad in preparation for the European Championships in August 2011

Hockey's Champions Challenge 1

June 8, 2011
Ireland's womens squad announced

New World Hockey League

February 22, 2011
A tougher task for Irish teams to qualify?

Cregan retires from International Hockey

February 4, 2011
Irish International Captain Eimear Cregan has announced her decision to retire from International Hockey

Introduction to Hockey

January 1, 2010
Hockey for men first appeared on the Olympic programme in 1908, which England won. It then disappeared off the schedule until 1920 and has been part of the games ever since. Women’s hockey was introduced in 1980. In Beijing 2008 the women's competition was increased from 10 to 12 teams; the same number that compete in the men's tournament. For contact details of Irish Hockey Association please click on Full story

Ireland face tough World qualifier in Santiago

November 25, 2009
After nine teams already qualified automatically for the FIH World Cup women 2010, 18 formations still have a chance to qualify through one of the three World Cup Qualifiers.

Ireland fail in Argentina

November 23, 2009
Ireland failed in their bid to qualify for next year's World hockey finals after poor performances in Argentina . Having beaten the two weakest sides in their pool ( USA 6-1 and Chile 4-1) they came unstuck against an average Czech team and lost heavily to both Belgium (3-0) and Argentina (4-0).

Ireland Men Set For World Cup Qualifiers in Argentina

November 9, 2009
Ireland's Senior Men depart today for Argentina in order to acclimatise in preparation for their World Cup Qualifier which commences on Sunday 14th November in Quilmes, Argentina.

Irish Hockey Team arrive for European Cup in Amsterdam

August 18, 2009
Ireland’s Senior Women’s Squad have arrived in Amsterdam for their EuroHockey Nations Championship campaign which begins this Saturday 22 August.

Ireland promoted to Europe Elite

August 9, 2009
Ireland has taken gold after a thrilling final against the Russians this evening in Wrexham, Wales at the EuroHockey Nations Trophy.Russia opened the game early when ALexandre Plantonov scored from a seemingly impossible angle, squeezing home his reverse stick shot passed Harte in goals to go one up.

Ireland secure World Qualifying place

August 4, 2009
Part one of Ireland’s EuroHockey "B" Nation’s Trophy was completed as a semi-final place and, with it, a world cup qualifier invitation were achieved in the most emphatic of styles. A 10-2 mauling of Italy yesterday, added to Saturday’s 2-1 defeat of Belarus means Ireland can enjoy their rest day on top of Pool A.

Ireland defeated by Russia

August 4, 2009
Paul Revington’s side let go a one-goal advantage to lose top spot in Pool A to Russia at the EuroHockey Nations Trophy in Wrexham today. They are still through to the last four, but will now play the winners of Pool B in Thursday’s semi-final.

Irish men’s hockey squad gets Olympic financial boost

July 7, 2009
The Irish men’s international hockey squad is to benefit from a €70,000 grant from the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) in its campaign for qualification for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Ireland prepare for Olympic showdown

January 30, 2008
Ireland men's coach Dave Passmore are back in New Zealand for four days before they embark on their Olympic Qualifying campaign which offers them a chance to secure the final coveted spot for this year's Olympics.

Irish Hockey Umpire Metchette Appointed to the Olympics

January 23, 2008
Irish hockey umpire, Carol Metchette, was today notified of her appointment as umpire to the Beijing Olympics, 2008. This is a huge honour not only for Metchette but also for Irish Hockey as this is the first time Ireland has ever had a female hockey umpire appointed to the Olympics.

Irish men beat World Champions

June 28, 2007
Ireland came from two goals down to beat world champions Germany three two to give the Irish a rare win over the World Champions.
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