Banbridge’s Stephen Dowds celebrates scoring the first goal against Cork Church of Ireland  in the Irish Senior Cup men’s final at the National Hockey Stadium in UCD. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Banbridge sneaked the winner in this game shortly after the match had been extended by five minutes. Following the Ulster team pressing and Cork Chur(...)

Aine Curran celebrates what proved to be her winning goal against Hermes in the Irish Senior Cup Final at the National  Hockey Stadium, Belfield, Dublin.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ulster Elks 1 Hermes 0 Aine Curran’s delightful 30th-minute goal propelled the Ulster Elks to a maiden women’s Irish Senior Cup title at Belfield yes(...)

Republic of Ireland Roy Keane watches from the sidelines during the training session at Gannon Park, Malahide. Photo: Niall Carson/PA

(...) 17th where he drove the green and two-putted from 18 feet.Meanwhile after a vote the Ulster Hockey(...)

The fallout after the 65-48 vote in favour of the Ulster Hockey Union (UHU) not taking part in the IHL will instantly confound players in Ulster teams, many of whom see the IHL as a step up in standards. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

(...) not to participate in the proposed Irish Hockey League (IHL) next season is ominous news for the sport(...)

Stephen Quinn has played in three of Ireland’s four European qualifiers so far. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Having waited six years after he was first called up to the senior squad before winning his first cap, much of that spell spent in the international w(...)

 Megan Frazer and her Ireland team-mates celebrate winning  the World League Two final at UCD last week. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

(...) first division title and Jacqui Potter Cup, and reached the semi-finals of the Irish Hockey League. To(...)

(...), a former international hockey player, has a distinguished 153 senior caps for Ireland. Having hung(...)

The court was told that three men had a machete, slash hook and hockey stick

(...) to possessing an instrument capable of inflicting serious injury, a hockey stick, at lunchtime at the(...)

Former Australian prime minister Malcolm Fraser has died aged 84 in the early hours of 20th March, 2015, following a short illness. Photograph: EPA/Joel Carrett

(...) figures who created a huge impression on many generations of Australians,” treasurer Joe Hockey told media(...)

Downtown Sydney: while the IMF is concerned the housing market in Australia is overheating, experts point to the ‘natural rise in capital city property’. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images

(...) talking and what day of the week it was. Labor called it a “GP tax” throughout. Treasurer Joe Hockey says(...)