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(...)

Peter Caruth celebrates scoring Ireland’s second goal in the World Hockey League fifth-place playoff, in Antwerp, Belgium. Photograph: Koen Suyk/Inpho

When that Sky Sports hockey commentator said of Malaysia yesterday, “they’re hardly going to score two goals in a minute”, you sensed Malaysia were ab(...)

Peter Caruth celebrates scoring Ireland’s second goal during the World Hockey League fifth-place play-off against Malaysia in Antwerp. Photograph: Koen Suyk/Inpho

Ireland 4 Malaysia 1 An impeccable 4-1 win over Malaysia put Ireland in the best possible position to qualify for the Olympic Games for the fi(...)

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(...)

 Conor Harte (left) returns to Ireland after a couple of season with SCHC in the Netherlands. Photograph: Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images

Conor Harte and Peter Caruth’s return to play their hockey on Irish shores following stints from the Netherlands and Belgium respectively, looks set t(...)

Ireland’s John Jackson. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ireland 3 Czech Republic 3: Late goals from Stuart Loughrey and skipper John Jackson dragged Ireland out of a huge hole to secure their status in th(...)

Two penalties from Shane O’Donoghue earned Ireland a draw with England at the European Championships in Belgium. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Ireland 2 England 2: A Shane O’Donoghue and Peter Caruth-inspired comeback came up just short as Ireland fell agonisingly short of the win they needed(...)