12Dec
By: Alan Good On: December 12, 2014 In: Features, Mind Over Matter, Opinion Comments: 3

In the aftermath of any hockey competition, comes reflection. And plenty of questions for the coaches. What could we have done better? Did we perform to our potential? Was that the right formation/press/outletting/short corner strategy? The list goes on. This is especially true of an interpros, where countless hours...

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03Dec
By: Alan Good On: December 3, 2014 In: Features, International, Interviews Comments: 3

Hockey’s loss is rugby’s gain after 120-cap Irish international Audrey O’Flynn revealed she has switched codes. The 27-year-old Cork-born defender has signed a sevens contract with the IRFU after quitting the Irish hockey panel, telling Southern Fried Hockey: “My gut feeling told me I shouldn’t continue doing something I...

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By: Alan Good On: November 28, 2014 In: Features Comments: 0

Limerick woman Róisín Upton is in dreamland after bagging her second successive NCAA title with University of Connecticut.

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By: Alan Good On: October 13, 2014 In: Club, Features Comments: 10

Cork Church of Ireland coach Eddie Kirwan says it gave him no joy to watch his side hand out a crushing 28-0 Munster Division One defeat to University of Limerick on Saturday. The student club, who had only three players left after a mass exodus last year, played the...

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06Oct
By: Alan Good On: October 6, 2014 In: Club, Features, Opinion Comments: 3

Irish hockey will expand to include a full national league next season after a drawn-out debate was finally settled yesterday. The 2014/15 campaign will see 10 teams compete in both the men’s and women’s Irish Hockey League, moving to an 18-game, full-season format that takes them out of their...

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02Oct
By: Alan Good On: October 2, 2014 In: Features Comments: 1

Irish hockey’s future reaches a critical juncture this weekend with clubs set to vote on whether to expand the national league.

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