Dancer and Green Army raring to go after lengthy hiatus

“It’s not something I want to ever experience again,” Dancer told the Hook. “Obviously, it’s not just about the hockey side of things. It’s just about everybody’s life and situation.” Sean Dancer says he and his panel are raring to go as the Irish women’s team kick-start Olympic year in Murcia this week with a […]

Hockey Ireland Announces Women’s Panel for 2021

rish Women’s Head Coach, Sean Dancer, has announced a reduced panel of 23 players for 2021. The team has been training both regionally and nationally throughout the past number of months, playing a series of inter-squad matches in order to remain in top shape despite restrictions preventing them taking on other international squads. The panel […]

Three Cork Clubs Have Full Sanctions Imposed By Hockey Ireland

In a surprise move, yesterday Hockey Ireland imposed in full the suspended sanctions they had handed out to three Cork hockey clubs several weeks ago. At various stages Church of Ireland, UCC and Harlequins women’s side said they were not fulfilling EY Irish Hockey League fixtures due to concerns at having to travel to Dublin […]

Hockey Ireland Announce Lisa Jacob as Women’s Manager

Hockey Ireland is pleased to announce the appointment of former dual international athlete Lisa Jacob as Manager to the International Women’s Hockey Team. Lisa amassed 139 caps and scored 17 goals for the Irish Women’s Hockey Team between 2006 and 2014. She became the first Irish woman to be professionally contracted by a Dutch Hoofdklasse […]

Hockey Ireland Announce Men’s International Head Coach

Hockey Ireland is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Tumilty as Head Coach for the Irish Senior Men. The appointment comes as the squad looks ahead to the European Championships next August. Tumilty was initially appointed to the Head Coach role for the Irish Senior Men’s squad on a short term basis as they […]

YMCA Go Joint Top With Lisnagarvey

YMCA’s incredible start to the season continued apace as they held off Banbridge at Havelock Park to take a surprise share of top spot with Lisnagarvey after three rounds of the men’s EY Hockey League.  Pre-lockdown, they sat in the relegation playoff place before the season was voided but this year they look in no such danger […]

EY Hockey League Review

Lisnagarvey, YMCA and Monkstown all got off to winning starts in the men’s EY Hockey League while UCD and Glenanne shared the spoils as the elite competition returned to action with a bang. 

Hockey Ireland Update

Hockey Ireland Coronavirus (COVID-19) UPDATE No. 49 April 2020 Hockey Ireland on 26 March announced that the 2019/20 hockey season for all league, cup and all other domestic hockey competitions in Ireland are deemed to have finished.