Hockey

Roisin Upton and Ciara Neville to feature in Women in Sport Panel Discussion with Network Ireland Limerick

By Jack Neville / March 24, 2021 /

Meghann Scully is to MC the Women in Sport Panel Discussion with Network Ireland Limerick and in association with The Shannon Region Conference and Sports Bureau on March 24.

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Upton scores again as Ireland and Great Britain play out a draw in final game of series

By Jack Neville / March 17, 2021 /

Ireland and Great Britain played out a 1-1 draw in the final clash of their their three game series on Tuesday.

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Upton nets twice as Ireland split opening games in series with Great Britain

By Jack Neville / March 15, 2021 /

The Irish Women’s Hockey team had their first competitive games in almost 500 days as they played Great Britain twice over the weekend as they ramp up their preparations for the Tokyo Olympics.

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Irish Women’s Hockey team to return to action later this month

By Jack Neville / March 3, 2021 /

Hockey Ireland have announced the SoftCo Series with the Irish Women taking on Great Britain on Saturday the 13th, Sunday the 14th and Tuesday the 16th of March in Queen’s University Belfast. The uncapped series matches against Great Britain are the first international matches for the team on home soil since the Olympic Qualifier in…

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EY Hockey Leagues abandoned as School’s Competition’s cancelled for 2021

By Jack Neville / February 5, 2021 /

Following a meeting of the Board on the 3rd of February, Hockey Ireland has declared this year’s EY Hockey Leagues abandoned, due to the on-going restrictions related to COVID-19. Hockey Ireland Chair Eric Brady stated: “Unfortunately this has become an inevitable decision as COVID-19 continues to impact on all of our lives. We know that this…

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Limerick’s Roisin Upton named on Irish Women’s Hockey squad for 2023

By Jack Neville / December 18, 2020 /

Irish Women’s Head Coach, Sean Dancer, has announced a reduced panel of 23 players for 2021 which includes Limerick star Roisin Upton. 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…

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Limerick Hockey star Anna Horan “can’t wait” to start UConn scholarship

By Jack Neville / May 14, 2020 /

Crescent College Hockey starlet Anna Horan will move to the University of Connecticut on a scholarship later this year, following in the footsteps of Catholic Institute teammate and Irish star Roisin Upton who made the same move early in her career. Speaking ahead of the well deserved move to the States, Horan is excited about…

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Crescent College Comprehensive Star Anna Horan Makes UConn Move

By Raffaele Rocca / May 12, 2020 /

Crescent College Comprehensive hockey star Anna Horan will follow in the footsteps of her Catholic Institute club mate Roisín Upton and move to the University of Connecticut Field Hockey team on a sports scholarship. Horan was part of the successful Crescent College side that won the 2019 Kate Russell competition and was captain of the…

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UDATE: 2019/20 Irish Hockey season cancelled

By Jack Neville / April 10, 2020 /

Hockey Ireland have announced that the 2019/20 hockey season for all league, cup and all other domestic hockey competitions in Ireland are deemed to have finished. In a statement on their webiste they said, “The Hockey Ireland Board and Hockey Ireland Branches are acutely aware of the scale of the health crisis facing the island…

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Róisín Upton “I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t disappointed but this is the right call”

By Raffaele Rocca / March 24, 2020 /

Limerick’s Róisín Upton’s Olympic dream is on hold for the next 12 months as the news broke that the IOC and Japanese organisers decided to postpone the games for 12 months until the summer of 2021. Speaking to Sporting Limerick, Upton gave her reaction to the news. “I’d be lying if I said that I…

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