Ireland men’s international coach Craig Fulton. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Ireland’s men got a measure of the challenge they need to overcome in Rio next August after a pair of losses to world number five side Belgium in Ca(...)

Naomi Carroll went close for Ireland in their 3-0 defeat to Spain in Valencia. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland 0 Spain 3 Ireland’s women completed their time in Spain on a low note, falling to a 3-0 defeat to the Valencia hosts, losing the series 3-1 (...)

Chris Cargo scored the equaliser for Ireland against South Africa in Cape Town. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ireland 3 South Africa 3 Ireland fought back from 2-0 and 3-2 down to keep their unbeaten run against South Africa going as Chris Cargo struck with(...)

Zoe Wilson scored the winner as Ireland beat Spain 3-2 in Valencia. Photograph: Rowland White/Inpho/Presseye

Spain 2 Ireland 3 Eighteen-year-old Zoe Wilson served notice of her prodigious talent as she fired home the winner for Ireland in a 3-2 win over Spa(...)

Ireland men’s hockey coach Craig Fulton. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ireland’s men have been handed a tough draw in the Olympic Games group stages, facing four current world level title holders in Pool B for Rio 2016. (...)

David Keogh celebrates with his team mates after scoring against Monkstown on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Glenanne produced the shock of the men’s EY Hockey League season to date as they stunned Monkstown 3-2 at the Merrion Fleet Arena, ending the reignin(...)

Gareth Watkins of Monkstown with James Lorimer of Lisnagarvey. Both teams are leading the EY Hockey League.

Monkstown and Lisnagarvey have cut themselves clear at the top of the EY Hockey League as both recorded double wins over the weekend. Town have the sl(...)

Ireland’s men’s hockey team will play at the Olympics for the first time since 1908 next year. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland coach Craig Fulton says that finally dealing with the “hurt” of missing on London 2012 played a pivotal part in building the mental resolve of(...)

Ireland’s men have qualified for the Rio Olympic Games. Pictured above is Alan Sothern celebrating scoring a goal against   Argentina in a match played earlier this month. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s men are on the Road to Rio 2016 as they received the favour they required from the other side of the world to have their ticket stamped afte(...)

Peter Caruth: “It’s been hard to stay focused on our training and it will be hard to watch when it comes to Sunday.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Irish senior men’s panel will gather in Dublin in the early hours of Sunday morning to watch online their Rio 2016 fate decided by Australia and(...)