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(...)