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#Hockey Ireland

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

'We are gutted, but what matters most is health and wellbeing. We’ll use this as an opportunity'
# On Ice
# On Ice

'We are gutted, but what matters most is health and wellbeing. We’ll use this as an opportunity'

Mar 24th 2020, 3:00 PM 3,208 Views 1 Comment

Katie Mullan, Sean Dancer and the Irish hockey team have had their Olympic dream put on hold.

# hockey-ireland - Thursday 12 September, 2019

'It's something we've all wanted to achieve and this is our chance'
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

'It's something we've all wanted to achieve and this is our chance'

Sep 12th 2019, 9:30 PM 28,100 Views 0 Comments

Chloe Watkins and the Ireland women’s hockey team are within touching distance of their Olympic dream. There’s no going back now.

# hockey-ireland - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

'A huge step' as Ireland's Olympic qualifier confirmed for Donnybrook
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

'A huge step' as Ireland's Olympic qualifier confirmed for Donnybrook

Sep 11th 2019, 1:50 PM 6,640 Views 1 Comment

The World Cup silver medallists will take on Canada at Energia Park this November.

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Donnybrook rugby stadium an option to host Ireland's Olympic qualifier
# Road To Tokyo
# Road To Tokyo

Donnybrook rugby stadium an option to host Ireland's Olympic qualifier

Sep 10th 2019, 1:57 PM 6,743 Views 3 Comments

Hockey Ireland have been in talks with Leinster Rugby over the use of the venue in November.

Home advantage key for Ireland on road to Tokyo but uncertainty remains over venue
# Olympic Qualifier
# Olympic Qualifier

Home advantage key for Ireland on road to Tokyo but uncertainty remains over venue

Sep 10th 2019, 6:30 AM 4,630 Views 0 Comments

Sean Dancer’s side will host Canada in November but the team still do not know where the two-legged tie will be played.

# hockey-ireland - Monday 9 September, 2019

Ireland men and women draw Canada in Olympic hockey qualifying play-offs
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Ireland men and women draw Canada in Olympic hockey qualifying play-offs

Sep 9th 2019, 1:28 PM 4,251 Views 2 Comments

The two-legged ties will take place at the end of October/early November.

# hockey-ireland - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Final pots confirmed as Ireland await Monday's Olympic qualification draw
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Final pots confirmed as Ireland await Monday's Olympic qualification draw

Sep 8th 2019, 11:54 AM 6,911 Views 0 Comments

The draw takes place in Switzerland tomorrow.

# hockey-ireland - Friday 30 August, 2019

Ireland's potential Olympic qualifier opponents confirmed ahead of draw
# Road To Tokyo
# Road To Tokyo

Ireland's potential Olympic qualifier opponents confirmed ahead of draw

Aug 30th 2019, 5:41 PM 5,707 Views 2 Comments

Both the men’s and women’s hockey teams will be in the pot on Monday week.

# hockey-ireland - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Ireland suffer European Championships relegation after heavy Wales defeat
# Trap Door
# Trap Door

Ireland suffer European Championships relegation after heavy Wales defeat

Aug 24th 2019, 5:40 PM 5,138 Views 0 Comments

It was a sobering afternoon for the Green Machine in Antwerp.

# hockey-ireland - Friday 23 August, 2019

O'Flanagan strikes late to give Ireland priceless win over Belgium
# The Green Army
# The Green Army

O'Flanagan strikes late to give Ireland priceless win over Belgium

Aug 23rd 2019, 4:29 PM 6,591 Views 1 Comment

Sean Dancer’s side have taken a big step towards retaining their European Hockey Championships status.

# hockey-ireland - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Ireland teetering on the brink of relegation after narrow defeat to England
# European Championships
# European Championships

Ireland teetering on the brink of relegation after narrow defeat to England

Aug 22nd 2019, 6:03 PM 2,353 Views 0 Comments

Alexander Cox’s side need to beat Wales on Saturday to have any chance of retaining their European Championship status.

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Ireland drop into relegation battle as Germany show their class
# European Championships
# European Championships

Ireland drop into relegation battle as Germany show their class

Aug 20th 2019, 4:39 PM 4,878 Views 3 Comments

Alexander Cox’s side were beaten in this afternoon’s European Hockey Championships clash.

# hockey-ireland - Monday 19 August, 2019

Dancer's Ireland cut loose against Belarus to set up German showdown
# European Championships
# European Championships

Dancer's Ireland cut loose against Belarus to set up German showdown

Aug 19th 2019, 5:43 PM 5,526 Views 0 Comments

The Green Army scored 11 in Antwerp this afternoon to get their European Hockey Championships campaign back on track.

# hockey-ireland - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Ireland suffer heavy defeat to Netherlands in European opener
# Harsh Lesson
# Harsh Lesson

Ireland suffer heavy defeat to Netherlands in European opener

Aug 17th 2019, 6:32 PM 3,381 Views 1 Comment

The reigning champions were far too strong for Alexander Cox’s men in Antwerp.

Using annual leave and taking career breaks to chase the Olympic dream
# All Or Nothing
# All Or Nothing

Using annual leave and taking career breaks to chase the Olympic dream

Aug 17th 2019, 8:00 AM 11,973 Views 8 Comments

Shane O’Donoghue, Stephen Cole and Daragh Walsh talk about putting their lives on hold to pull on the green jersey.

# hockey-ireland - Monday 12 August, 2019

New coach Dancer names first squad as Ireland head for European Championships
# Green Army
# Green Army

New coach Dancer names first squad as Ireland head for European Championships

Aug 12th 2019, 12:50 PM 3,921 Views 0 Comments

Nikki Evans is back in the fold for the upcoming tournament in Belgium.

# hockey-ireland - Sunday 4 August, 2019

A year since London, Ireland continue to move forward on long road to Tokyo
# The Green Army
# The Green Army

A year since London, Ireland continue to move forward on long road to Tokyo

Aug 4th 2019, 8:00 AM 15,947 Views 6 Comments

Ireland defender Hannah Matthews looks ahead to next month’s European Hockey Championships.

# hockey-ireland - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Ireland's World Cup hero earns move to Dutch club for next season
# Dutch Gold
# Dutch Gold

Ireland's World Cup hero earns move to Dutch club for next season

Jul 31st 2019, 2:19 PM 3,490 Views 0 Comments

Ayeisha McFerran has joined Kampong SV after completing her studies in America.

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Harte a big loss through injury as Ireland gear up for crucial Euro Championships
# Road To Tokyo
# Road To Tokyo

Harte a big loss through injury as Ireland gear up for crucial Euro Championships

Jul 30th 2019, 1:39 PM 4,076 Views 0 Comments

Head coach Alexander Cox has named his squad for next month’s tournament in Belgium.

# hockey-ireland - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

'A very special moment': Sharpshooter O'Donoghue makes history in style
# TON UP
# TON UP

'A very special moment': Sharpshooter O'Donoghue makes history in style

Jun 19th 2019, 11:53 AM 3,602 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old yesterday became the first Irish hockey player to score 100 international goals.

# hockey-ireland - Monday 17 June, 2019

'There is winning and there's learning, and this is a massive learning for us'
# Moving Forward
# Moving Forward

'There is winning and there's learning, and this is a massive learning for us'

Jun 17th 2019, 5:54 PM 3,939 Views 0 Comments

Ireland captain Katie Mullan thanked the home crowd for their support throughout the FIH Series tournament in Banbridge.

# hockey-ireland - Sunday 16 June, 2019

'I'd almost want to play again tomorrow to rectify some of the mistakes'
# Win Or Learn
# Win Or Learn

'I'd almost want to play again tomorrow to rectify some of the mistakes'

Jun 16th 2019, 9:29 PM 5,475 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s FIH Final Series campaign ended on a disappointing note at Banbridge on Sunday.

Ireland stunned by Korea in front of sold-out Banbridge crowd
# Fih Final Series
# Fih Final Series

Ireland stunned by Korea in front of sold-out Banbridge crowd

Jun 16th 2019, 5:10 PM 13,557 Views 0 Comments

Gareth Grundie’s side suffered a 3-1 defeat in Sunday’s FIH Series final.

Home support and set-piece strength key to Ireland's Olympic bid
# Marching On
# Marching On

Home support and set-piece strength key to Ireland's Olympic bid

Jun 16th 2019, 7:30 AM 4,395 Views 2 Comments

The Green Army face Korea in this afternoon’s FIH Series final at Banbridge.

# hockey-ireland - Saturday 15 June, 2019

'These are the days we train for and the moments we put all our lives into'
# Green Army
# Green Army

'These are the days we train for and the moments we put all our lives into'

Jun 15th 2019, 6:30 PM 9,712 Views 2 Comments

Ireland have taken a significant step on the road to Tokyo 2020.

Ireland dare to dream as Grundie's side book place in Olympic play-off tie
# One Step Closer
# One Step Closer

Ireland dare to dream as Grundie's side book place in Olympic play-off tie

Jun 15th 2019, 2:43 PM 8,972 Views 6 Comments

A place in the FIH Final Series decider assures the Green Army of a shot at Tokyo 2020 qualification.

# hockey-ireland - Friday 14 June, 2019

'It's vitally important we qualify, for the longevity and survival of the sport here'
# 2020 Olympics
# 2020 Olympics

'It's vitally important we qualify, for the longevity and survival of the sport here'

Jun 14th 2019, 4:06 PM 9,623 Views 6 Comments

Ireland begin their quest to qualify for a second consecutive Olympic Games in France on Saturday morning.

# hockey-ireland - Monday 10 June, 2019

'We knew we had to put on a show': Ireland close in on semi-final berth
# 2020 Vision
# 2020 Vision

'We knew we had to put on a show': Ireland close in on semi-final berth

Jun 10th 2019, 2:23 PM 5,161 Views 2 Comments

After two wins over the weekend, the World Cup finalists are moving through the gears at Banbridge.

# hockey-ireland - Sunday 9 June, 2019

O'Flanagan hat-trick helps clinical Ireland put Czech Republic to the sword
# Fih Final Series
# Fih Final Series

O'Flanagan hat-trick helps clinical Ireland put Czech Republic to the sword

Jun 9th 2019, 5:58 PM 7,267 Views 0 Comments

The home side made it two wins from two in their FIH Final Series campaign in Banbridge.

Sibling rivalry drives multi-talented Hawkshaws to international success
# Road To Tokyo
# Road To Tokyo

Sibling rivalry drives multi-talented Hawkshaws to international success

Jun 9th 2019, 6:30 AM 8,883 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Hawkshaw enjoyed an excellent tournament debut for Ireland on Saturday, with younger brother David watching on.

# hockey-ireland - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Ireland far from their best but take first step on the long road to Tokyo
# Fih Final Series
# Fih Final Series

Ireland far from their best but take first step on the long road to Tokyo

Jun 8th 2019, 4:26 PM 8,396 Views 2 Comments

The World Cup finalists recorded a narrow victory over Malaysia in their FIH Final Series opener at Banbridge.

Highs, lows and sacrifices: Putting 'real life' on hold to chase the Olympic dream
# The Duke
# The Duke

Highs, lows and sacrifices: Putting 'real life' on hold to chase the Olympic dream

Jun 8th 2019, 8:00 AM 17,702 Views 1 Comment

Deirdre Duke and Ireland begin their Tokyo 2020 qualification campaign on home soil today.

# hockey-ireland - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

'There is no room for error and we know that. We're excited by the pressure'
# The Green Army
# The Green Army

'There is no room for error and we know that. We're excited by the pressure'

Jun 5th 2019, 7:38 PM 10,089 Views 0 Comments

A golden summer will count for nothing if Ireland fail to take the first steps towards Tokyo 2020 on home soil this month.

# hockey-ireland - Saturday 1 June, 2019

'My faith is the biggest part of my life, it's more important than Tokyo or World Cups'
# Interview
# Interview

'My faith is the biggest part of my life, it's more important than Tokyo or World Cups'

Jun 1st 2019, 8:00 AM 47,366 Views 5 Comments

Still only 21, Elena Tice is fast approaching a century of caps for the Ireland women’s hockey team. She has made sacrifices and brave decisions, but is now closer than ever to achieving her sporting dreams.

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

'It's a very interesting and weird situation with two coaches swapping countries'
# Trading Places
# Trading Places

'It's a very interesting and weird situation with two coaches swapping countries'

May 21st 2019, 9:43 PM 28,409 Views 0 Comments

New Ireland women’s hockey coach Sean Dancer wants to build on the job Graham Shaw has done after the pair swapped jobs.

# hockey-ireland - Monday 20 May, 2019

Major step forward for Ireland as new sponsor introduces player bursaries
# Financial Support
# Financial Support

Major step forward for Ireland as new sponsor introduces player bursaries

May 20th 2019, 3:05 PM 8,065 Views 1 Comment

The long-term investment will provide financial support for 23 players between now and the end of the Tokyo 2020 qualification process.

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Hockey Ireland forced to move Olympic qualifying tournament out of Dublin
# Road To Tokyo
# Road To Tokyo

Hockey Ireland forced to move Olympic qualifying tournament out of Dublin

Mar 12th 2019, 3:56 PM 6,107 Views 0 Comments

A lack of a suitable venue in the capital means the FIH tournament will be played in Banbridge this summer.

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Huge shock as Graham Shaw resigns as Ireland women's hockey coach
# Moving On
# Moving On

Huge shock as Graham Shaw resigns as Ireland women's hockey coach

Mar 5th 2019, 7:32 PM 42,568 Views 18 Comments

The World Cup silver medal-winning coach is taking up a role with New Zealand hockey.

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Fixtures for Ireland's Olympic qualifying bid in Dublin this summer announced
# Home Advantage
# Home Advantage

Fixtures for Ireland's Olympic qualifying bid in Dublin this summer announced

Feb 26th 2019, 5:03 PM 2,949 Views 0 Comments

Graham Shaw’s side will begin their Tokyo 2020 qualification campaign against Malaysia in June.

# hockey-ireland - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Olympic-focused Ireland set for packed schedule as they bid to build on World Cup
# Road To Tokyo
# Road To Tokyo

Olympic-focused Ireland set for packed schedule as they bid to build on World Cup

Jan 24th 2019, 2:50 PM 3,885 Views 0 Comments

Lizzie Colvin and Shirley McCay are back in Graham Shaw’s squad ahead of the crucial Tokyo qualifying tournament.

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