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U21 Hockey team announced for Eurohockey Championships

David Passmore, head coach of Ireland’s U21 Women, has announced his squad of 18 for the upcoming Eurohockey Junior Championships in Valencia. Ireland has a tough Group as they sit alongside England, France and Germany in Pool B. Passmore has a talented young side at his disposal with several of the squad already capped at senior international level. An envious ... Read More »

Shaw Reveals Green Army Squad For European Championships

Coach Graham Shaw has announced his 18-woman squad that will compete at the Rabo Eurohockey Championships in Amsterdam this August (18th– 27th). The Rabo Eurohockey Championships offers a welcome return to the top table of European hockey for the Green Army who earned promotion 2 years ago following an undefeated run in Prague. There are no easy matches in international ... Read More »

Ireland keep the door open with win against India

Ireland women super happy with that 7th place finish meaning they still have a big chance to qualify for the #HWC2018 in London next year! 👌 — FIH (@FIH_Hockey) July 22, 2017 Hockey World League Semi Finals Johannesburg Ireland 2 (Mullan, Colvin) India 1 (Kaur) The Green Army came back from 1-0 down against higher ranked India to claim ... Read More »

Making the World Cup Squad

Tom Tierney, Head Coach of the Ireland Women’s Rugby team will announce the 28 Woman Squad to compete at the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup, on Monday (24th July) in the UCD Student Centre, Belfield. It will be a day of reckoning for many, to be chosen to play in a World Cup on home soil, it really doesn’t get better than that ... Read More »

Green Army Fall To South Africa

Hockey World League Semi Finals Johannesburg Ireland 0 South Africa 3 (Deetlefs, Coston, du Plessis) It was a must win game for Ireland against South Africa to be sure of a place in next year’s World Cup finals. The opening half was at times frantic from both teams with no real rhythm developing and turnovers abound. Goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran was ... Read More »

Green Army Narrowly Beaten By World Number 3 Argentina

Hockey World League Semi Finals Johannesburg Ireland 1 (Upton) Argentina 2 (Merino, Gomes) A defensive masterclass from the Green Army wasn’t quite enough to topple the world number 3 Argentina in Tuesday’s quarter final. But Ireland’s World Cup dreams are still very much in reach with a 5th place finish enough to book their spot at the tournament. Argentina came ... Read More »

World League Semi Finals, Ireland push World No 2 England all the way

Just as @NicciDaly22 was about to score @IreWomenHockey goal vs @EnglandHockey What an awesome game it was! ENG 3 IRL 2 #HWL2017 Jo'burg — FIH (@FIH_Hockey) July 16, 2017 Ireland 2 (N Daly, K Mullan) England 3 (S Haycroft, S McCallin, A Danson) Ireland’s women pushed world number two side England – featuring nine Olympic gold medalists – all ... Read More »

Ireland through to quarter finals in Hockey World League

What an awesome goal by @GillianPinder1 today helping @IreWomenHockey to a 2-0 win over Poland! 👏 Goal ✔️ 1/4 Final spot ✔️ — FIH (@FIH_Hockey) July 12, 2017 by Stephen Findlater Hockey World League Semi-Final Ireland 2 (N Evans, G Pinder) Poland 0 Ireland’s women beat Poland 2-0 in Johannesburg this afternoon to copper-fasten a place in the quarter-finals ... Read More »

Ireland denied victory in last second goal

Hockey World League Semi Finals Johannesburg Ireland 2(Wilson, Duke) Germany 2 (Wortmann, Lorenz) A dramatic finish and a goal in the final second of the game saw the Green Army denied another famous victory over the Olympic bronze medallists. It was Ireland who started the brighter of the sides with an early chance just escaping the outstretched reach of a ... Read More »

Green Army Draw With Japan In World League Opener

Hockey World League Semi Finals Johannesburg Ireland 1(Upton) Japan 1(Oikawa) The Green Army were forced to share the spoils with Japan, world ranked 11th, in their opening fixture of the World League Semi Finals in Johannesburg, leaving the teams with 1 point apiece in Pool A. Ireland started the brighter of the two, quickly recognising that Japan were only playing ... Read More »


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