Richard Sykes’ last-minute penalty corner saw Monkstown cling on to their unbeaten Leinster Division One run. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Richard Sykes’ last-minute penalty corner saw Monkstown cling on to their unbeaten Leinster Division One run into the New Year but, for the second ti(...)

Ireland coach Craig Fulton: “It is the perfect training environment and we couldn’t ask for better opposition.  Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

The Irish senior men’s team have opted for warm-weather training in South Africa in January, rather than Alicante this week, as their key preparatio(...)

Geoff Cole created two goals for Monkstown, on the day he joined his three brothers in the matchday squad. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Monkstown produced a blistering show of form to crush Pembroke 5-1 at Serpentine Avenue and reignite their Irish Hockey League challenge.The reigning (...)

Mark English opened the scoring for Railway but YMCA turned it around to leave the clubs level in the table. Photograph: INPHO/Presseye/Rowland White

The race for the four automatic places in next year’s expanded Irish Hockey League have become more clear cut following YMCA’s 2-1 win over Railway U(...)

Banbridge’s Stephen Dowds (left) who scored twice in his side’s 4-4 draw against Lisnagarvey

Banbridge’s 4-4 tie with Lisnagarvey on Saturday evening at Havelock Park has left an intriguing three-way shoot-out for the playoff places from Pool (...)

Banbridge’s Stephen Dowds has scored 40 goals in 16 games so far this season.   Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

At least one of Banbridge and Lisnagarvey’s perfect records will fall in round three of the Irish Hockey League on what looks to be a pivotal weekend(...)

Conor Harte, of Racing Bruxelles, along with Shane O’Donoghue and Kyle Good who play with Antwerp’s Dragons will play against France. Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images

The winter break across Europe will slowly see the Irish senior men’s team return to full training together after players were spread across Belgiu(...)

Ireland goalkeeper David Harte is bought at auction by Dabang Mumbai for $51,000 for the third edition of the Hockey India League. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

David Harte’s status as one of the world’s best goalkeepers was further confirmed on Saturday when he was bought at auction by Dabang Mumbai for the (...)

Joe Brennan of Three Rock Rovers is an injury doubt ahead of the senior cup clash in Banbridge. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

After a couple of rounds of the provincial leagues and the early phases of the Irish Hockey League, the real contenders for men’s hockey national glo(...)

Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Glenanne made the big move in Leinster’s division one as their excellent run of form extended to six wins in a row in all competitions, seeing off UCD(...)