Ireland’s Cliodhna Sargent won her 200th cap in New Zealand on Sunday, where the Irish finished fifth in the Hawkes Bay Cup. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Ireland rounded off their Hawkes Bay Cup campaign in New Zealand with two fine shoot-out victories at the weekend, over nations ranked above them. Gr(...)

Ards and Ulster Elks will meet in an alUlster Irish Senior Cup final this season. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

After their dazzling exploits in the semi-finals of the Irish Senior Cup last weekend, Ards and Ulster Elks, who ousted Hermes and UCD to set up an a(...)

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’s Megan Frazer: she scored in game two against Spain but her short corner strike did not  grant Ireland victory. Photograph: Stanislas Brochier/Inpho

Ireland’s four-match series against Spain in Valencia has opened with two defeats, the hosts winning the first of the games 3-0 before a tighter affa(...)

Zoe Wilson will make her Ireland debut in Spain. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland play the first of a four match series against Spain in Valencia on Friday evening with coach Graham Shaw set to give senior debuts to two of h(...)

Emma Russell: The Syracuse University star will join the Irish squad in their warm weather trip to Valencia in January.

As they prepare themselves for the penultimate round of Hockey League matches before Christmas, 16 of the 26 players named in the latest Irish senior(...)

Emma Russell celebrates with her Syracuse University teammates.

It’s been a quirky sporting journey for Emma Russell. As a child growing up in Enniskerry, soccer was her unrivalled passion, playing on the local boy(...)

Elena Tice: the 17-year-old from Loreto, a cricket international at 13, has been included in Ireland’s hockey squad.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

When a player called up to the Irish senior panel has a 1997 date of birth, time is moving a little too fast. But having made her cricket debut for I(...)

Emma Gray: won 118 caps for Ireland in an illustrious career.

After seven years as Ireland goalkeeper, Emma Gray called time on her international career this week. The Hermes player signs off with 118 caps to he(...)

Darren Smith: is returning to New Zealand to be with his family. Photograph: INPHO

Darren Smith has announced that he will step down as coach of the Irish women’s senior hockey team after next month’s World League round three in Vale(...)