Ireland’s Ronan Gormley: earned his 200th cap in Krefeld. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland 2 (A Sothern 2) Germany 3 (C Ruhr, C Zeller, F Fuchs) Two goals in the closing four minutes saw Olympic champions Germany spoil Ronan Gormley’(...)

The first tie with the Olympic champions will also see Alan Sothern make his 100th Ireland appearance. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Ronan Gormley is set to become the first Irish man to reach 200 international caps when he lines out for the national team against the Olympic champio(...)

Ireland’s men’s hockey coach Craig Fulton in his playing days: he will be hoping the team secure qualification for the Olympics. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland concluded their South African tour with a pair of losses against world number five side Belgium, falling 3-0 on Saturday and 7-2 on Sunday in(...)

Paul Gleghorne: his strike along with Alan Sothern’s had levelled matters at 2-2 against the Netherlands. Photograph: Inpho

A final quarter blitz denied Ireland a famous result against world number two side, the Netherlands, as they eventually succumbed 5-2 in their Test ma(...)

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(...)

Alan Sothern: Pembroke’s top scorer last season has moved to Belgium. Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Three Rock Rovers and Pembroke’s early-season title credentials face a major test in Leinster Division One as last year’s Irish Senior Cup finalists (...)

Timmy Cockram netted three goals as Ireland beat Russia 5-3 in Barcelona. Photograph: Rowland White/Inpho/Presseye

Timmy Cockram marked his return to the Irish senior squad with a second half hat-trick as Ireland saw off Russia 5-3 in Barcelona yesterday, starting (...)

Monkstown’s Peter Caruth scored in 5-1 win over Cork C of I. Photograph: Inpho

Monkstown and Banbridge look like they can already start planning their Irish Hockey League finals weekend, as third succe(...)

Monkstown’s Gareth Watkins (right): his  brace inspired the comeback against lowly YMCA. Photograph: Inpho

Monkstown made the Leinster men’s Division One title race a two-horse one yesterday as they saw off third placed Pembroke 4-3 in a fine game, capping (...)

Any 18-year-old with a long-term illness already has multiple challenges to deal with and an upheaval in healthcare can be one too many.This is the ag(...)