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Ireland will start their Olympics campaign against South Africa.
Hockey: The Irish Junior Cup draw has been kind to Munster teams with seven home draws out of a possible eight raising hopes that many can advance.
Fri, 07 Nov, 2014
UCC provided the sole bright note for Munster sides in the Irish Hockey League, winning 2-0 against Ballymoney to get their campaign back on track.
Mon, 03 Nov, 2014
UCC hope a historic day at the Mardyke turns out to be one to remember for the right reasons as both their men’s and women’s first teams host Irish Hockey League opposition.
Fri, 31 Oct, 2014
UCC captain Fionn O’Leary hopes his side can be the ultimate spoilers as they make their Irish Hockey League debut at Instonians tomorrow.
Fri, 10 Oct, 2014
Bandon and Cork Church of Ireland brought Munster’s national cup final representation to four with stunning Irish Hockey Trophy semi-final wins on Saturday.
Mon, 24 Mar, 2014
Cork Church of Ireland’s men and Cork Harlequins’ women both got their Irish Hockey League campaigns back on track with vital wins on Saturday.
Mon, 10 Mar, 2014
Cork Harlequins head into today’s Irish Senior Cup clash with Banbridge at Farmer’s Cross (1.30pm) under a cloud after losing to Bandon for the first time in 19 years on Thursday night.
Sat, 02 Nov, 2013
Despite Pembroke and YMCA’s best efforts, Cookstown and Lisnagarvey scraped through to the semi-finals of the Irish Hockey League despite losing 3-2 respectively on Saturday in the last round of group matches.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2013
Cork Church of Ireland will be all out to prove to Irish coach Andrew Meredith their players deserve a better crack at international recognition as they take on YMCA in a vital Irish Hockey League clash at Serpentine Avenue tomorrow.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2013
The dearth of top-class umpires in Munster finally reared its head as a Division One men’s game was unable to be played due to the absence of sufficiently experienced officials.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2012
Treble-winners Cork Harlequins and Dungarvan were the big winners at this year’s Munster Hockey Awards, held at Garryduff on Friday night.
Mon, 28 May, 2012
Ireland and Lions back row forward Stephen Ferris scooped the top accolade of Heineken Personality of the Year at the annual Heineken Ulster Rugby Awards Ceremony last night.
Fri, 11 May, 2012
They didn’t make the Irish Hockey League semi-finals, but Catholic Institute took plenty of personal satisfaction in a 3-2 defeat of UCD which also ruined the students’ title hopes at Rosbrien on Saturday.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2012
Denis Pritchard will be particularly interested in how Ireland’s women fare for their clubs in this weekend’s final round of the Irish Hockey League, after he was this week appointed interim national coach.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2012
MEGAN FRAZER looks set to answer Ireland’s call once more after being named as America’s best university field hockey player.
Fri, 09 Dec, 2011
IT was a profitable trip south for UCD on Saturday, as their men and women came away with big wins from Bandon and Cork Harlequins respectively to advance in the Irish Senior Cup.
Mon, 10 Oct, 2011
IT’S a potentially history-making weekend for UCC as they lock horns with Clontarf in the semi-final of the men’s Irish Trophy at the Mardyke today (12.30pm).
Sat, 19 Mar, 2011
CATHOLIC INSTITUTE threw a major spanner in the works in the race for semi-final spots in the women’s Irish Hockey League by stunning Loreto 2-1 at Rosbrien on Saturday.
Mon, 14 Mar, 2011
PEGASUS’ love affair with the women’s ESB Irish Senior Cup continued as they moved ominously into the quarter-finals after seeing off Loreto 2-0 at Queens University on Saturday.
Mon, 21 Feb, 2011
CORK HARLEQUINS reprised their women’s ESB Irish Senior Cup glory days with a shock 1-0 victory at Ards, which leaves them flying the flag for Munster in the quarter-finals.
Mon, 24 Jan, 2011
A BLEAK weekend for Munster hockey saw all five of its representatives soundly beaten during the opening round of the Irish Hockey League.
Mon, 11 Oct, 2010
RACHAEL KOHLER believes any psychological scars from bygone days will not be a factor when her Cork Harlequins side meet Belfast powerhouses Pegasus in the semi-finals of the Irish Hockey League at Grange Road tomorrow (12.30pm).
Fri, 14 May, 2010
FIVE teams are in contention for two semi-final berths as the pool stages of the women’s Irish Hockey League come to an intriguing conclusion on Sunday.
Fri, 12 Mar, 2010
IRELAND’S senior women’s squad touched down in Nice, France yesterday ahead of this weekend’s Celtic Cup tournament, knowing many are in the last-chance saloon as they bid to secure a place in the squad for next month’s World Cup qualifier in Chile.
Thu, 04 Mar, 2010
CORK HARLEQUINS and UCC face season-defining clashes tomorrow as they bid to progress to the last four of the Irish Hockey League.
Fri, 26 Feb, 2010
UCC will bid to put off-field distractions behind them tomorrow when they lock horns with Belfast giants Pegasus in a game that has all the makings of a six-pointer in Pool B of the women’s Irish Hockey League.
Fri, 04 Dec, 2009
ALL four men’s semi-final places are still up for grabs as the pool stages of the inaugural Irish Hockey League look set to reach a dramatic conclusion tomorrow.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2009
IRISH international captain Eimear Cregan made a goalscoring return to the colours of Cork Harlequins as they moved into pole position to close on a 14th consecutive women’s Munster Senior League title with a 3-2 win over Cork C of I at Garryduff on Saturday.
Mon, 30 Mar, 2009
IRELAND’S hockey clubs have provisionally approved the draw and structure for next year’s inaugural All-Ireland League (AIL).
Tue, 17 Jun, 2008
IRISH women’s hockey coach Gene Muller yesterday announced his squad to face Scotland in a three match series in UCD at the weekend.
Wed, 30 May, 2007
WITH the majority of his international squad in action, Irish senior women’s coach Gene Muller is expecting this weekend’s ESB Club Championships to throw up some seriously competitive hockey.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2007
CORK Harlequins and Church of Ireland both qualified for the quarter-finals of the ESB Irish Senior Women’s Cup after extra-time scares against Loreto and Ards respectively on Saturday, but both landed extremely tough away games in the quarter finals.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2007
HERMES will face Pegasus in the ESB Women’s Club Championship final at Belfield next weekend.
Mon, 22 May, 2006
CORK Harlequins’ challenge for the EBS Women’s Club Championships began badly at Belfield last night when they were on the wrong end of a 1-0 scoreline against Pegasus in Pool B.
Sat, 20 May, 2006
SINCE their departure from the Irish Senior Cup at the hands of Pembroke Wanderers back in January, Cork Harlequins have had only one aim in mind and that has been this weekend’s ESB Women’s Club Championships at Belfield.
Fri, 19 May, 2006
THE Irish Hockey Association has appointed Paul Varian to the permanent position of Chief Executive.
Fri, 07 Apr, 2006
Uncapped players Louise Henderson, Zanya Dahl, Sinead Dooley and Katherine Elkins have all been named in Ireland’s squad which will begin preparations for the World Cup qualifying competition in Rome next April.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2005
The Ireland women’s team travel to Germany for a four-nation tournament next week as they prepare to host the European Championship in August.
Wed, 29 Jun, 2005
Ireland’s senior women’s hockey team begin their KT Cup campaign in Korea tomorrow with one eye on the European Nations Championship in Dublin from August 14-20.
Wed, 08 Jun, 2005
NIGEL BUTTIMER has announced his retirement from international hockey at the age of 28.
Thu, 23 Dec, 2004
Ireland women’s coach Riet Kuper has omitted three experienced internationals from her training squad, which travels to Spain next month, in order to give younger players a chance.
Wed, 22 Dec, 2004
IRISH ladies hockey coach Riet Kuper has named a squad of 20 to travel to America next month as preparations intensify ahead of the Olympic qualifying tournament in Auckland from March 19-28.
Tue, 16 Dec, 2003