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Two penalty corner goals within 2 minutes in the opening quarter gave Spain the ideal start in the second match of the series. Clara Ycart sent a drag flick low into the corner in the 9th minute and Alejandra Torres-Quevedo doubled the lead in the 11th minute with a tap in...
With 6 players holding under 10 caps, and a  further 4 having less than 20 this was a young Green Army side facing the world number 7 on home turf. 3 wins each in their last 6 fixtures, the most recent being the World Cup semi-final, highlighted how little there...
2 goals in the opening half and a third in the final minute were the undoing of Ireland as India took their chances in another even contest. Both teams opted for the direct route in the early phases with Anna O’Flanagan sending the ball towards goal but couldn’t find a...
With only one place in the world rankings between Ireland and India this was always likely to be an evenly contested clash. The Green Army welcomed back Lizzie Colvin and Shirley McCay to the fray for the first time since their historic World Cup final and Colvin was quick...
Anna O’Flanagan
With 2018 and an historic World Cup behind us, it is time to look to 2019 and what the Green Army have ahead of them. The Green Army have already completed their first camp of the year with a drawn series in Santiago against Chile that saw 4 new...
Megan Frazer
Megan Frazer has set her sight on the 2020 Olympics following Ireland's historic performance at the Hockey Womens World Cup in 2018 in London. Megan Frazer says the World Cup was a good result but there's a lot more coming for the team. "We've taken the things we've learned from the...
A new state of the art hockey pitch will be laid at the Irish National Sports Campus in Dublin. The pitch will be replaced with a new Polytan Polygras Toyko GT surface. This is the same surface that will be used at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and the 2022 World Cup. The new synthetic...
Award winning Saba Restaurants and Saba To Go have been announced as Official Partner to Hockey Ireland. The Saba team are working with Hockey Ireland to provide the perfect meals and nutrition for the players on the national women’s team. Saba will be fuelling the Ireland’s women’s team at their training...
UCD Ladies and Irish international hockey players Lena Tice, Clodagh Cassin and Hannagh McLoughlin
Ireland will be hosting the World Series event, in Dublin, from June 8-16 when they will be up against lower ranked opposition as they bid to reach the final stage of qualifying for Tokyo 2020. A new state-of-the-art hockey pitch will be laid at the Dublin university, to host the...
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...
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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...

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