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#Green Machine

# green-machine - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Ireland men's hockey coach resigns ahead of 2020 Olympic qualifiers

Alexander Cox had been in the role for just over a year.

# green-machine - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Mullan strikes late to secure Ireland's top-tier status at European Hockey Championships

The 3-2 win also ensures Ireland Women’s place in the 2021 edition of the tournament.

# green-machine - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

183 caps later, Ireland's Darling announces retirement from international hockey

The Three Rock Rovers forward made his debut for the Green Machine in 2006 and went on to play at the Olympic Games and the World Cup.

# green-machine - Friday 30 November, 2018

Ireland push top-ranked Australia all the way in World Cup opener

Alexander Cox’s side fell just short of picking up a big result in their tournament opener in India.

# green-machine - Monday 29 October, 2018

Ireland get Four Nations Tournament up and running in Valencia with victory against England

Goals from Daragh Walsh and Mitch Darling saw Gareth Kidd’s men overcome England 2-1 on Sunday.

# green-machine - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

'I look back with great pride' - Long-standing Ireland hockey captain and Rio Olympian announces retirement

The defender won European bronze with Ireland in 2015 and represented his country at the Olympic Games.

# green-machine - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Irish teams draw neighbours as 2019 Euro Hockey Championships schedule released

It’s England, Belarus and Germany for the women and the Netherlands, Scotland and Germany for the men’s side.

# green-machine - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'I feel like I'm doing something for him that I never got the chance to do when he was around'

Irish hockey star Nicci Daly on the recent World Cup success and going back in time to pay tribute to her father.

# green-machine - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Tyrrell try gives Ireland victory in Wales to set up Grand Slam decider with England

Tom Tierney’s side will face off against England in Donnybrook on St Patrick’s Day.

# green-machine - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Ireland hockey captain David Harte wins world Goalkeeper of the Year

It’s the second consecutive award for the Corkman.

# green-machine - Sunday 14 August, 2016

This Olympics needs to be the start of Irish hockey's adventure, not the end

“This is not a once-off. This is not a fluke. This is what we want to do every time.”

# green-machine - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Ireland come up just short in must-win battle against Argentina

Argentinian pressure ultimately pays off as Gonzalo Peillat’s double eliminates Ireland.

# green-machine - Monday 8 August, 2016

Ireland suffer thrashing at the hands of the Netherlands

The Irishmen received a 5-0 drubbing from the men in orange tonight in Rio.

# green-machine - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

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The good, the bad, and the dodgy: Irish hockey stars tell us all about their Olympic team-mates

Ireland open their historic campaign against India on 6 September.

# green-machine - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

David's Day! Ireland captain Harte wins World Goalkeeper of the Year

Harte’s super performances helped Ireland to qualify for the Rio Olympics.

# green-machine - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Connacht's new super hero themed jersey is class

The Green Lantern themed jerseys will be available soon.

# green-machine - Sunday 25 October, 2015

History makers! Ireland qualify for first Olympic Games in 107 years

It is the first time an Irish team from any sport has qualified for the Games since 1948.

# green-machine - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Ireland's men make history by booking place in Eurohockey Championship semis

The Green Machine will play England or the Netherlands after today’s draw against Belgium.

# green-machine - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

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How urban flower power can be used to fight the march of property developers

In Berlin, this is exactly what’s happening.

# green-machine - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Padraig Harrington holds off Rory McIlroy charge to remain Ireland's richest sportsman

Golf seems to be the sport that offers the greatest financial return but Robbie Keane and Damien Duff are flying the football flag.

# green-machine - Monday 3 December, 2012

Golden boy Caruth clinches bronze for Ireland

Ireland came out on top in their dramatic bronze medal decider against Malaysia at Champions Challenge I yesterday.

# green-machine - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Ireland’s ‘Green Machine’ prepare for more twists in an unlikely tale

But for a huge fundraising drive which brought in €60k, the Irish men’s hockey team would not even be at the Champions Challenge I tournament. Now they’re on the brink of a place in the final.

# green-machine - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Hockey: Ireland ease past Poland into semis

Ireland will now face either Argentina or Canada in Saturday’s Champions Challenge I semi-final.