Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Ireland Hockey News

Exclusive Interview I Gyms to tech wearables, decoding David Harte's lifestyle
He made his international goalkeeping debut for Ireland in 2006 and by 2015, David Harte was already one of the best in the world, certainly in the Irish hockey history. In an exclusive interview with The Dragflick, The FIH Star Goalkeeper David Harte discussed about his pre-game rituals, how he loves...
HWC2018: Ireland Women's Hockey team fall 1-0 to England
Ireland fall 1-0 to world number 2 England despite superb defensive effort throughout. England certainly edged the possession stats in the opening exchanges and it was their captain Alex Danson that drew the first save of the game but Ayeisha McFerran continued her fine form and booted the ball clear....
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It was always going to be a tough task against the world number 1 side in sweltering heat but the Green Army were in their usual determined form. The opening goal came in a crowded circle in the 7thminute when Lidewij Welten spun her marker and shot home from close...
Alexander Cox appointed as Ireland Men's Hockey team's Head Coach
Hockey Ireland is pleased to announce the appointment of Alexander Cox as the new head coach of Ireland men’s hockey team. Cox joins Hockey Ireland and the Green Machine with an abundance of experience having previously held the roles of assistant coach with both the Dutch men’s and women’s...
HWC2018: Ireland and Netherlands ready for the World Cup finals
At 16:30 (BST) on Sunday 5 August, Ireland and Netherlands will create their own history as they go head to head in the Vitality Hockey Women's World Cup London 2018 final. Netherlands will be looking to retain the prize they won back in The Hague in 2014 and in doing so...
Hockey Ireland will host FIH Series Finals for Women between June 8th and 16th 2019 in Banbridge Hockey Club.  This tournament is the first step to Olympic qualification for the senior women’s team and will also be the first opportunity for the Irish public to watch the women play...
Day One of the FIH Series Finals in Banbridge saw Korea, France, Ireland and the Czech women make excellent starts to their respective campaigns. The competition started with the intriguing meeting between the Korean women and the Ukraine women. The Korean women who have entered the tournament as the second highest...
Hockey Ireland today announced that the women’s FIH Series Finals (June 8th-16th), originally expected to be held in Dublin, will now be held at Banbridge Hockey Club. While work has commenced on two new top-class hockey pitches in Dublin, the National Sports Campus and UCD, neither will be completed in...
Head Coach Irish WNT Sean Dancer
Irish Women’s Head Coach, Sean Dancer, has announced the squad which has been selected for the upcoming Olympic qualifier in Energia Park on the 2nd and 3rd of November against Canada. The team confirmed their place in the Olympic qualifier last June in their FIH Series Finals outing in Banbridge which saw...
Tickets for the FIH Hockey Series Finals tickets are now on sale. The tournament will take place at the Banbridge Hockey Club from 8-16 June. The women's team is still without a permanent head coach following the departure of Graham Shaw,but they’ll be hoping to build on last year’s World...
Ireland : David Harte now optimistic he can travel to India for Ireland’s World Cup campaign
Ireland captain David Harte remains on course to lead his country at the upcoming Hockey World Cup, which starts in Bhubaneswar, India later this month. The Irish keeper picked up a leg injury at the weekend, where Ireland were competing in a four-team warm-up tournament, taking on the Netherlands, England and...
The Ireland women's hockey team started their FIH Hockey Series Finals tournament on a bright note as they defeated Malaysia 2-1 in the opening match on Saturday. The Irish players, who have gained massive confidence after their silver finish at the World Cup last year, continued to show a strong...
Alexander Cox
After a poor World Cup campaign –  there are questions about Dutchman Alexander Cox’s future as head coach with Hockey Ireland. Hockey Ireland CEO Jerome Pels has also been tight-lipped about the status of the senior men’s coach. There has been no word on whether or not Cox will be staying on for another...
Ireland Women's Hockey Team
The Ireland women's hockey team have qualified for the Olympics for the first time. They beat Canada (4-3) in a penalty shootout after being locked 0-0 in across 8 quarters played over 2 days in Donnybrook. https://twitter.com/thedragflick/status/1191103999774085120 Ireland were 3-1 down in the shootout at one stage but goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran saved...
Hockey Ireland is conducting a 4-day Level 2 Coaching Course for candidates who wish to advance their coaching skills and knowledge.  As mentioned on their website, the course prepares coaches to develop skills over a series of sessions through the development of game based practices.  The course is aimed at people...

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