The proposal was passed with 87 per cent voting in favour of introducing the full IHL. Phogograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Hockey will enter a new era next September with the introduction of a season-long Irish Hockey League for the first time, following an emphatic EGM v(...)

Railway celebrate their Irish Senior Cup final win over UCD at the National Hockey Stadium, UCD in 2013. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Before the future of club hockey in Ireland is up for discussion at Sunday’s IHA EGM, with a vote scheduled to take place on proposals for an expande(...)

Sunday’s public ballot and what happens afterwards may threaten the integrity of the IHA. If the vote for an AIL goes through and Ulster follow up their threat and decline to take part, what then?

On Sunday an egm vote will be taken by Irish Hockey Association (IHA) members on whether an All Ireland League should be organised along the lines of(...)

Megan Frazer: Ireland captain is in favour of an expanded IHL.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Change in Irish hockey has never come easy, and judging by the letter sent to its clubs by the Ulster branch, an expanded Irish Hockey League won’t(...)

Ireland’s men’s team: Winning on an international stage, as the men’s cricket team and women’s rugby team recently showed, takes a sport a long, long way. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Despite the heated tempers around the country over the proposed Irish Hockey League, there has been some good to come out of the recent debate and (...)

Old Wesley, one of four rugby clubs to receive the maximum €200,000 grant.

It’s two years since the Government last divvied up in terms of the Sports Capital Programme, where grants are made to sports clubs and local communi(...)

Joan O’Reilly, who has died aged 89, was one of Irish hockey’s most illustrious and talented international players and enjoyed a varied and decorated (...)

Former Ireland men’s coach Andrew Meredith: stepped down after only 14 months in charge. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The position for a senior men’s full time national coach has been advertised by the Irish Hockey Association (IHA) over a number of international webs(...)

Andrew Meredith: was signed with a hugely impressive CV, including two Olympic gold medals as Germany’s assistant coach. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Andrew Meredith’s tenure as Irish senior men’s coach ended tonight by “mutual consent” following discussions with the Irish Hockey Association. (...)

“Unless you have money, kids are being disadvantaged. It’s a totally wrong principle,” said one mother of the contributions.

Serious misgivings have been expressed over the Irish under-18 trials that are taking place this weekend following a letter from the Irish Hockey Asso(...)