Ireland: Joan Priestman Obituary: Hockey community remembers one of its greats

The hockey community grieves the loss of one of the greatest servants of the sport of hockey in Ireland, Joan Priestman (nee Horne) 6th May 1929 – 5th September 2023. Joan was 94 years old and had dedicated her entire life to the sport she loved, serving as a player and administrator, at club, provincial […]

Ireland: Ireland top Pool C and progress to Olympic Qualifiers 

Ireland top Pool C and progress to Olympic Qualifiers  IRL – 1   ITA – 1  Match Report Ireland will be in the Qualification groups for the 2024 Olympics next January in either China or Spain following a 1-1 draw with Italy in their final game at the EuroHockey Championships this morning. Group rivals Spain had […]

Ireland: IRL take a point from Spain and a step closer – Match Report

Spain – 2  Ireland – 2 For more pictures of the match click HERE Ireland began their Pool C campaign with a game against Spain in Monchengladbach earlier today. Sarah McAuley converted a penalty corner in the 14th minute to put IRL 1-0 ahead. They led at the end of the first quarter. Spain equalized […]

Ireland: EuroHockey ID championships – Ireland Team Secure Bronze

Ireland Team Secure Bronze Ireland secured a Championship II bronze medal at the The 2023 EuroHockey ID Championships in Mönchengladbach. The sport is unusual in that women and men train and play in mixed teams, side by side with and for each other. For the first time in 2023 it was a requirement that at […]

Ireland: Game 3 IRL – 0 GER – 5 Match Report

  IRL – 0 GER – 5 Match Report   Ireland took on Germany in their third and final Pool B game this evening at the Euro Hockey Championship in Monchengladbach. Germany beat England 5-0 in their previous fixture, securing the Pool B title, which left Ireland temporarily in second place in the table ahead […]

Ireland: Ulster teenager wins top EuroHockey youth award

Dublin August 18: Anna Pim from Ulster yesterday received The Youth Leader Award for her EuroHockey Youth Festival project at the EHF Youth Forum in Monchengladbach. Anna was nominated by Hockey Ireland as their female delegate and presented to the 35th General Assembly of the European Hockey Federation. The 18-year-old schoolgirl founded ‘at the Heart of the […]

Ireland: Game 1 – ENG-3 IRL-0 Match Report

Ireland Women concede to England in opening game of EuroHockey Championships  Dublin August 18: Ireland began their Pool B campaign at the EuroHockey Championships in Moenchengladbach taking on old rivals England in their opening fixture. Conceding a penalty stroke as early as the 8th minute, Grace Balsdon made no mistake to put England 1-0 ahead. […]

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