Geoff Cole created two goals for Monkstown, on the day he joined his three brothers in the matchday squad. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Monkstown produced a blistering show of form to crush Pembroke 5-1 at Serpentine Avenue and reignite their Irish Hockey League challenge.The reigning (...)

Soccer player Stephanie Roche of Peamount United, who is shortlisted for Fifa’s Puskas Goal of the Year Award,  was joint winner of the Sportswoman of the Month Award for November. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

It’s hard to believe that we’re already approaching the end of 2014 when it seems like a wet week since it started. But it’s trickier still to accept(...)

Mark English opened the scoring for Railway but YMCA turned it around to leave the clubs level in the table. Photograph: INPHO/Presseye/Rowland White

The race for the four automatic places in next year’s expanded Irish Hockey League have become more clear cut following YMCA’s 2-1 win over Railway U(...)

Banbridge’s Stephen Dowds (left) who scored twice in his side’s 4-4 draw against Lisnagarvey

Banbridge’s 4-4 tie with Lisnagarvey on Saturday evening at Havelock Park has left an intriguing three-way shoot-out for the playoff places from Pool (...)

After last weekend’s surprise Irish Senior Cup defeat by Railway Union, UCD will expect to resume normal service tomorrow when they take on bottom-o(...)

Ireland goalkeeper David Harte is bought at auction by Dabang Mumbai for $51,000 for the third edition of the Hockey India League. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

David Harte’s status as one of the world’s best goalkeepers was further confirmed on Saturday when he was bought at auction by Dabang Mumbai for the (...)

UCD player Leah Ewart: will be in action tomorrow when her side clashes with Railway Union in Belfield. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It’s round two of the Irish Senior Cup tomorrow and holders UCD host Railway Union, the team that beat them in the 2013 final before the students g(...)

Joe Brennan of Three Rock Rovers is an injury doubt ahead of the senior cup clash in Banbridge. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

After a couple of rounds of the provincial leagues and the early phases of the Irish Hockey League, the real contenders for men’s hockey national glo(...)

Maria McCambridge crosses the line in second place in the women’s race at the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon 2014. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

“I’m gutted – but it’s a happy gutted,” said Maria McCambridge after her outstanding Dublin Marathon performance last month, which earned her the Iri(...)

Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Glenanne made the big move in Leinster’s division one as their excellent run of form extended to six wins in a row in all competitions, seeing off UCD(...)