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Anita Manning honoured by Lord Mayor of Cork

Anita Manning, is well known in Irish hockey circle, she has been described as one of the best known Administrators of the Irish Ladies Hockey Union during the first century of its existence. caught up with Anita after her recent celebrations in the City Hall. A woman who has dedicated over 20 years to the administration of Ladies Hockey ... Read More »

Season Set To Culminate With EY Champions Trophy

The opening match of the weekend see’s UCD take on Loreto, with the students presumably riding on a wave of confidence following their recent Irish Senior Cup and EY Hockey League titles as they bid for the treble. On paper there isn’t much between these two sides with the teams drawing their first EYHL game 2-2, and UCD taking the ... Read More »

All female coaching team lead Irish U16s Hockey

The Irish U16 hockey team are playing in a 3 match series against USA U17s in preparation for the 6 Nations Tournament in Barcelona, on July 17-24, this weekend. The coaching team of Ali McNeill, Sarah Scott and Michelle McMillan have been together for 3 years with former internationals, Alex Speers joining the team in 2016 and Lisa Jacob this ... Read More »

Plenty of positives and lessons learned for Green Army

Germany 3 (Keibel, Huse, Schroder) Ireland 1 (Russell) Germany claimed the second match of the series with a 3-1 victory despite an early Irish goal. The first quarter saw end to end action with the sides exchanging goals within 2 minutes of each other. The Green Army got the scoreboard ticking first thanks to Emma Russell as she flicked in ... Read More »

Positive Irish Performance against Olympic Bronze Medallists

Germany 3 (Heyn, Nobis, Keibel) Ireland 0 2 goals in the space of 3 minutes in the final quarter took some of the shine off a positive Irish performance against the Olympic bronze medallists. The opening quarter of the fixture saw the Green Army soaking up a lot of pressure from the world number 7 side.  Stalwart Shirley McCay dealt ... Read More »

How it should be for all teams

We received a press release with regards to a boys underage rugby team, here is their backroom staff Head Coach Team Manager Assistant Coach Scrum Coach S&C Coach Baggage Master Team Analyst Team Doctor Team Physio Team Nutritionist Team Services In an ideal world this is what all teams should have. This level of backup is down to money and ... Read More »

UCD add to their Senior Cup win

Goals from todays EY Hockey League decider between @MonkstownHockey + @UCDLadiesHockey, well done both sides on great game + superb season — Irish Hockey (@irishhockey) April 8, 2017 UCD claimed the women’s EY Hockey League in dramatic fashion as Lena Tice struck two penalty corners to inflict a first defeat of the league season on Hermes-Monkstown, leap-frogging their Dublin ... Read More »

Three Game USA Series for Irish U16 Hockey Squad

Excitement is building for the Ireland Under 16 girl’s hockey squad as they get set to take on the visiting USA Under 17 team in series of test matches being held over the Easter weekend, from Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th April. For the Irish team it will be the first opportunity this season to play a strong international team ... Read More »

Green Army look forward to two game German Series

The Green Army will face Germany, world number 7, in two fixtures in Dusseldorfer Hockey Club next week. Graham Shaw’s charges are preparing for the World League Semi Finals which acts as a direct World Cup Qualifier and playing the current Olympic bronze medallists is a challenge the side are relishing. Germany will prove a tough opponent to break down ... Read More »


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