HOCKEY: Ireland Fall Narrowly to World Number One

Odisha World Cup, Bhubaneswar Ireland 1(O’Donoghue) Australia 2 (Govers, Brand)   Ireland’s opening World Cup fixture against the world number 1 side Australia proved an entertaining and close affair throughout. Inside the opening minute Australia broke into the circle but the towering Conor Harte was on hand to intercept the effort in front of goal. […]

McAnuff Brothers Make Milestones At Short Track Europeans

Ryan McAnuff (24) and Sean McAnuff (21) became the first Irish ice skaters to compete in the same category at an International Skating Union (ISU) Championships this weekend in front of capacity crowds at the European Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Dordrecht, Netherlands.   The brothers raced over the course of three days in […]

McAnuff Brothers All Set For Short Track Euros

Ryan and Sean McAnuff will be flying the flag for Ireland at the International Skating Union (ISU) European Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Dordrecht, Netherlands this weekend (11-13 January).   For the first time ever at an ISU Championships, two skaters from Ireland will compete in the same category which is down to Sean […]

Irish Volleyballers Create History

The Ireland u16s Girls Volleyball Team created history at the European Championships Qualifying stage today (Sunday Jan 6th). The girls in green beat Iceland to claim 5th place and become the first Irish Junior Volleyball team to win an International Match.   Led by the excellent Maria Jones Ireland cruised the first set winning 25-13, […]

Conor Stakelum Selected For European Figure Skating Championships 2019

Conor Stakelum has been selected by the Ice Skating Association of Ireland (ISAI) to represent Ireland at the European Figure Skating Championships 2019 in Minsk, Belarus.   The five-time Irish senior champion will compete in the men’s singles category at the event alongside the cream of European skating talent in Minsk Arena during the championships […]

Ireland to host Olympic Qualifying Event

Volleyball Ireland will host the 1st Round of the 2019 CEV Beach Volleyball Continental Cup – a Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifying event.   The prestigious event will be held over the June Bank Holiday at the picturesque Bettystown Beach, County Meath. The two day competition will see players from across Europe descend on the East […]

Hockey: Green Machine World Cup Comes to an End

Odisha World Cup, Bhubaneswar Ireland 2 (Cargo, O’Donoghue) England 4 (Condon, Ansell, Gall, Gleghorne)   Ireland’s World Cup journey came to an end tonight in a 6 goal clash with England.   It was a relatively uneventful opening half with England slightly edging the chances. The world number 7 side seemed content to pass the […]

Hockey: Green Machine Draw With China

Odisha World Cup, Bhubaneswar Ireland 1 (Sothern) China 1 (Guo)   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 […]

Irish Equestrian Stars Honoured at Medal Reception

Irish Equestrian stars honoured at Horse Sport Ireland medal reception after claiming 12 medals at World and European level during 2018 Horse Sport Ireland, the governing body for equestrian sport in Ireland, today (Thursday) hosted a medal reception at Druids Glen Hotel and Golf Resort in County Wicklow, to honour the outstanding sporting achievements of […]

McClenaghan wins big at 2018 JLT Gymnastics Ireland National Awards

Radisson Blu, Dublin:  Gymnastics Ireland’s annual gala awards night took place on Saturday 17th November in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin, to celebrate another hugely successful year for the sport of gymnastics in Ireland. 200 guests took to the red carpet for the JLT Gymnastics Ireland National Awards for a night that saw 29 recipients […]

Athletes First – Athletes’ Commission Comment on Karate

Statement from Shane O’Connor, Chairman, Athletes’ Commission of the Olympic Federation of Ireland   Over the past 2 weeks our Athletes’ Commission was approached by an athlete in relation to the Karate Ireland ONAKAI team who competed at the recent World Championships in Madrid.  Concerns were raised in relation to the difficult position these athletes […]
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