Alexander Cox laments lax Ireland effort

With an Olympic qualifier ticket confirmed, when the Irish men reflect on their week’s work in Le Touquet, their outlook will probably prove far more upbeat ...

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Green Machine guarantee place at Olympic qualifiers

The Green Machine recorded their first ever win over Korea in a ranking competition to guarantee their place in next October’s Olympic qualifiers with a 4-2 ...

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Ireland turn on power to advance to semi-finals

The Irish men cranked back into gear with a crushing 11-0 win over Singapore in Le Touquet yesterday to grab top spot from their group and advance directly to Saturday’s ...

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Koreans ruin Ireland's Banbridge party

While an Olympic play-off place was achieved, Ireland’s FIH Series finals campaign ended on a deflated note as Korea struck three times in the closing quarter ...

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Ireland seal place in Olympic qualifiers with impressive win

Ireland’s Road to Tokyo took a big leap forward as they saw off the Czech Republic with plenty to spare in their FIH Series’ semi-final at a drenched ...

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Anna O’Flanagan stars as Ireland hammer Czech Republic in FIH Series Finals

Anna O’Flanagan’s brilliant four-goal salvo propelled Ireland’s women to within touching distance of an FIH Series Finals semi-final berth as they ...

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Will World Cup euphoria mean packed stands?

Ten months on from the World Cup, 15 of Ireland’s silver medal winners finally get to show off their wares in front of an expectant home crowd, starting with ...

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O’Byrne surprise omission from women's hockey squad for FIH Series Finals

The 126-time international has been part of each major ranking tournament with the Green Army since 2015, culminating in last summer’s World Cup silver medal. ...

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New bursary scheme could change face of Irish hockey

Support for the Irish women’s team took a giant leap towards a semi-professional basis with the announcement that Park Developments will roll out a four-year ...

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Cox shakes things up for Le Touquet Series finals

David and Conor Harte are set to return to the scene of their first international caps following their inclusion in the Irish men’s squad for the FIH Series ...

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'We can’t leave here with any regrets': Cork Harlequins savour Senior Cup win

In a week of famous comebacks, Cork Harlequins are savouring one of their own as they won the Irish Senior Cup for just the second time at Grange Road on Saturday.

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Cork Harlequins win women's Irish Senior Cup

Lorna Bateman won one of the few titles her father Ivan did not as the goalkeeper produced a shoot-out masterclass to land a second Irish Senior Cup crown for Cork ...

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Cork Harlequins, Catholic Institute and Cork C of I grab results they needed this weekend

Cork Harlequins, Catholic Institute and Cork C of I all grabbed the results they wanted to make it a perfect weekend for Munster hockey on the national stage.

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Sean Dancer becomes new Ireland head coach

Ireland and New Zealand’s exchange of coaching know-how is set to continue with Sean Dancer swapping hemispheres to take on the role as Green Army head coach. ...

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Comeback heroines Cork C of I land trophy

Cork C of I’s women dug deep to grab the women’s Irish Hockey Trophy title with a spectacular second-half comeback, rising from 2-0 down to beat Galway’s ...

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Grundie takes command of Green Army

Gareth Grundie has taken on the role of Irish women’s interim head coach in recent weeks as the Olympic qualifier preparations kick up a gear.

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Glorious weekend for Harlequins

Cork Harlequins enjoyed a sublime weekend with the men landing the Munster Division 1 crown while the women earned an Irish Senior Cup final spot.

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Munster Schoolboys Senior Cup final: Power-slap sees Ashton win crown at the death

Andrew Salter’s power-slap 130 seconds from time saw Ashton win the Munster Schoolboys Senior Cup crown, breaking Villiers hearts right at the death in Dooradoyle. ...

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Crescent’s ‘walking wounded’ defy odds to land All-Ireland

Limerick’s Crescent Comprehensive’s walking wounded defied the odds to win the Kate Russell All-Ireland Schoolgirls’ Championships in Booterstown ...

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Pels admits tricky task to replace Shaw

Stephen Findlater Hockey Ireland chief executive Jerome Pels admits they face an onerous task in their efforts to retain world-class coaching talent.

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Blacksticks job too big a draw for Shaw

Graham Shaw says the lure of his “dream role” in New Zealand was too good to turn down, as he leaves behind a World Cup silver-medal- winning team for ...

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Hockey: Institute claim weekend double to secure Munster title in style

Catholic Institute’s swept to back-to-back victories in the rain over the weekend to land the women’s Munster Division One with a couple of rounds to ...

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Catholic Institute on the cusp of Munster title

If Catholic Institute’s women continue their remarkable perfect record for the season, they will be crowned Munster Division One champions on Sunday evening.

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Denis Pritchard wants Cork C of I charges to apply a finishing touch

Denis Pritchard feels his Cork C of I charges are just “one or two results away” from mid-table safety, as they face into a crucial weekend.

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