Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Ireland Hockey News

SoftCo, the leading global Finance Automation Software provider, today announced the extension of its main sponsorship agreement for the Ireland Women’s Hockey team up until at least 2021. The partnership with Hockey Ireland will incorporate the 2019 European Championships and the team’s qualification campaign to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. SoftCo, who...
Graham Shaw
As 2018 draws to a close for the Green Army, Graham Shaw’s charges have swiftly shifted their focus to 2019. Their first series of international fixtures will come against Chile in Santiago on January 12th ,13th, 15th and 16th. Shaw has elected to bring an extended panel for the warm weather camp...
Hockey World Cup 2018: Day Seven - Ireland play out a draw against China
It was a frustrating match for Irish fans as the Green Machine dominated much of the tie but struggled to find the back of the net. Eugene Magee forced the first save of the game from Caiyu Wang as he got the faintest of touches in front of goal...
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...
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...
Ireland : Squad announced for Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018
Green Machine head coach, Alexander Cox, has today announced his World Cup squad of 20 players that will travel to Bhubaneswar in India for the showpiece event. The team will be the first Irish men’s hockey team to compete at a World Cup since 1990. Speaking at the announcement, Cox...
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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...
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...
HWC2018: The Green Army beat Spain in a penalty shootout to secure their place in the World Cup Final
Vitality Hockey World Cup, London   Ireland 1(O’Flanagan) Spain 1 (Magaz)   Penalty Shootout: Ireland 3 (Pinder x2, Watkins) Spain 2 (Oliva, Riera)   The Green Army have beaten Spain in a penalty shootout to secure their place in the World Cup Final.    It was the dream start for the Green Army as Katie Mullan sent the ball into...
HWC2018: Green Army beat India to reach World Cup Semi Finals
Vitality Hockey World Cup, London Ireland 0 India 0 Penalty Shootout: Ireland 3 (Upton, Meeke, Watkins) India 1(Khokhar) The Green Army have continued their history-making run by beating India in a penalty shootout to secure their place in the World Cup semi-finals. Despite the possession stats saying the opening quarter was relatively even, it was certainly...
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....
HWC2018: The Green Army beat India to book their place in the World Cup quarter final
Vitality Hockey World Cup, London Ireland 1 (O’Flanagan) India 0 The Green Army have beaten world number 10 India to book their place in the World Cup quarter final! There was very little to separate the two sides for periods of the first half with possession sitting at 50/50 for much of the...
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...

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