Sunday, August 1, 2021

Ireland Womens Hockey

Women’s Olympics – Pool A Ireland 0 Great Britain 2 (S Townsend, H Martin) Ireland’s quarter-final hopes came to a formal end as they could not find the victory they needed to continue their involvement in the women’s Olympic hockey competition. India’s 4-3 win over South Africa earlier in the day left...
Women’s Olympic Games – Pool A Ireland 0 India 1 (Navneet Kaur) Ireland’s quarter-final hopes will go down to the wire as Navneet Kaur’s 57th minute winning goal denied the Green Army what would have been a crucial point at the Oi Stadium. The deflection from Rani Rampal’s reverse-stick cross finally broke...
** Ireland v India will be broadcast as part of RTE2’s live Olympic coverage from 3.45am on Friday, July 30 – note this will be geo-blocked in Northern Ireland; if other sports are showing, coverage continues on the RTE Player ** For viewers in Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales,...
Women’s Olympic Games Ireland 2 (L Tice, H McLoughlin) Germany 4 (L Altenburg 2, C Pieper, F Hauke) Ireland produced a big second half comeback but were just held at bay by Germany, setting up a showdown on Friday with India where a victory would likely bring a quarter-final spot. In a...
Women’s Olympic Hockey – Pool A Ireland 0 Netherlands 4 (F Albers, M Pheninckx, L Leurink, F Matla) A late flurry of goals saw world number one side the Netherlands eventually break Ireland down and win 4-0 at the Oi Stadium on day two of the women’s Olympic hockey tournament. Felice Albers...
Olympic Games – Women’s Pool A Ireland 2 (R Upton, S Torrans) South Africa 0 Ireland made a dream start to life as a women’s Olympic hockey team as they got the best of South Africa in their debut on this stage at the Oi Stadium. Róisín Upton’s powerful low drag-flick in...
To get behind the Green Army and enjoy all the fanfare of the Olympic hockey tournament, there are a number of ways to watch their journey in Tokyo. RTE2 will broadcast the Irish women’s hockey team’s Olympic debut as part of their overall coverage of the Games. RTE – as Ireland’s...
Ireland Hockey
Hockey Ireland are delighted to congratulate Loreto and Ballymoney on their award for club of the year. The final European Hockey Federation Club of the Year awards of this decade are very special ones for the EHF. In 2019 we launched our Equally Amazing campaign and in August our Member...
Anna O'Flanagan with Amanda Woodcroft 2/11/2019
Head Coach Sean Dancer has selected the squad which will be travelling to South Africa in January. The squad leaves on the 16th of January with matches against Germany and South Africa arranged during the trip, although exact match dates are yet to be confirmed. The trip will provide...
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...
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...
Irish Men's Hockey Team
The Irish Women’s hockey team beat Russia (3 – 2) to finish 5th overall in the Euro Hockey Tournament in Antwerp. Speaking after the match, Head Coach Sean Dancer said, “We always knew it was going to be a tough game and Russia are a good team; they certainly have some...
Conor Harte
The Irish Men relegated in eighth place after going down to Wales 0-4 at the EuroHockey Championship 2019. Speaking after the match, Head Coach Alexander Cox said that the team under performed,  “We didn’t perform how we could have performed at this tournament. We need to assess what happened, we need...
Irelandwomen
The Irish Women’s Hockey team are all set for the Euro Hockey Championship. The Green Army will take on England, Germany and Belarus in Pool B of the Championship with their opening match against England taking place on Sunday 18th of August at 11:15 local time. Speaking on the squad selection Head...
After making sporting history in 2018, Katie Mullan has received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for outstanding services as captain of the Ireland ladies hockey team. Katie is the captain of the first ever Ireland team, in any sport, to reach a World Cup Final, Katie is...

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