The move North of the border, while wholly understandable from a sporting perspective for an island of Ireland body, puts the sport fully in the crosshairs of the continuing confusion over Brexit and the potential of a ‘no deal’ exit of Britain from the EU. Continue reading
Graham Shaw is leaving Ireland for a team where 24 of 33 players interviewed for a major review after last year’s World Cup spoke of a negative culture and raised anonymous claims of bullying. Continue reading
It was the cherry on top of a year like no other when Softco announced yesterday they were to extend their sponsorship of the Irish Women’s Hockey team through to at least 2021. Continue reading
A new state of the art hockey pitch will be laid at the Sport Ireland National Sports Campus, providing a welcome boost to Ireland’s national hockey teams but will it be a contender to stage the Olympic Qualifiers in June and will it impact on timetable for other Campus facilities?
But as an experiment we also decided to test the water yesterday with a little twitter pool amongst our near 9,000 followers. Continue reading
It has the makings of a classic David and Goliath. The battle for the RTÉ Sports Team of the Year will be fought out in public and is likely to be decided by which group of supporters is the more determined. Continue reading
Hockey has a chance to grab the public attention once more at 1-30 this afternoon when the irish National Men’s team face England with progression to the knock out stages of the World Cup on the line. It doesn’t get … Continue reading
Turkish Airlines have been unveiled as the sponsors of the Irish Men’s Hockey team heading out to India next month to compete in the World Cup Finals. Continue reading