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Irish Women to play Korea in Final tomorrow in Havelock Park in FIH Series Final.


Irish Women defeat Czech Republic 4-0 to enter the final of the FIH Series Final in Havelock Park this afternoon. This result has earned them an Olympic qualifier place for October/November later this year.   A drenched pitch meant a slower pace in the opening quarter. The Czech’s started strongly, with 2 penalty corners in […]

RECAP: Heartbreak for Ireland as they bow out of FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series following overtime loss

There was heartbreak for the Ireland Senior Women’s 3×3 team this morning as they bowed out of the FIBA 3×3 Women’s World Series in Italy following a 13-14 overtime loss at the hands of Mongolia. The game, which was a refixed match from Friday evening due to rain, was Ireland’s last pool game of the […]

Two wins from Two for Irish Women Hockey with 8-1 win over Czech Republic.

Ireland 8 (N Daly (2), A O’Flanagan (4), S Hawkshaw, Z Wilson) Czech Republic (1 J Reichlova) Two wins from two for Ireland in the FIH Series Finals at Havelock Park as O’Flanagan puts away four goals and Daly does a double. Added to a goal each for Sarah Hawkshaw and Zoe Wilson the Irish […]

Irish Women get their FIH Series Final off to Strong Start with 2 – 1 win over Malaysia

Ireland 2 (B Barr, K Mullan) Malaysia 1 (S Husain) Bethany Barr put Ireland on the scoreboard early on with a goal in the forth minute, deflected from the penalty corner, on her major tournament debut. The Green Army showed good speed and intensity in the opening quarter, although Malaysia weren’t without opportunity. Strong defence […]

Impressive Start to Summer Internationals for Senior Men

Ireland 5 (S O’Donoghue, M Nelson, C Harte, B Walker, E Magee) USA 0. The summer of International hockey got off to a great start at Serpentine Avenue on Friday evening as an impressive Ireland team overcame the USA 5 -0 in the 1st of a 2-match series. In ideal conditions the opening exchanges were […]

Ireland Senior Men Draw 1-1 with France in Lisnagarvey in first of Two-Match Series

Ireland 1 (S O’Donoghue) France 1 (H Genestet) A goal from Shane O’Donoghue in the 42nd minute saw Ireland take the lead in third quarter against France at Lisnagarvey Hockey Club, in the first of this two-match series. However, Frenchman Hugo Genestet equalised with the last play of the game following seven consecutive penalty corners […]

Ireland Take Bronze in Bettystown Sunshine

Ireland reached the silver match in the CEV Continental Cup in Bettystown, Ireland.   The Irish due of O’Regan and Kaczmarek lost 21-12, 21-18 in a competitive encounter against Sotland’s top team. Alex Gibbons and Oisin McArdle then wowed the crowd with some impressive blocking at the net, before Scotland claimed the first 21-18. Ireland […]

McClenaghan hits Pommel gold at the 2019 World Cup, Slovenia

Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan has won gold in the pommel-horse final today at the 2019 FIG World Challenge Cup in Koper, Slovenia with an impressive score of 15.450. Only last week McClenaghan returned to podium securing a silver medal at the World Cup pommel final in China after a long period of post shoulder surgery […]

Hockey Ireland Announce Women’s Senior International Team for FIH World Series in June

The Irish Women’s Hockey squad was unveiled early this morning for the upcoming FIH World Series in Banbridge, which gets underway on June 8th. This tournament is the first stage in the Olympic qualification process for the Irish women, with the top two teams from each FIH Series Finals securing a place in qualification events […]

Irish Volleyball Team Announced for Olympic Qualifiers

Volleyball Ireland has announced the four pairings that will compete in this weekend’s Continental Cup at Bettystown, Co Meath.   The event which is part of the Tokyo Olympic Qualifying Series features both male and female teams from across Europe. In the Men’s draw Ireland will take on Scotland, Lithuania and Ukraine which each Nation […]

Irish ‘Dream Team’ score second Nations Cup win in the space of a week

The Irish Show Jumping team of Jenny Rankin, Aidan Killeen, Susan Fitzpatrick and Ger O’Neill, managed by Taylor Vard, have scored their second Nations Cup win in the space of a week, this time landing the Danish Nations Cup in Uggerhaine. The Irish quartet came out on top last Friday at Drammen in Norway when […]
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