Smith to run rule over players in internationals

 

WOMEN'S HOCKEY:Three internationals against Spain over the next four days will give Ireland coach Darren Smith his first chance to watch his players in competitive action as the squad completes its training camp in Valencia.

Ireland will play their hosts today, tomorrow and on Monday as part of their build-up to the World League II in the same city later this month when they will be in a pool with Spain, the Czech Republic, Belarus and Italy.

Back home the Leinster Division One tie of the weekend looks like leaders UCD against third-placed Loreto at Beaufort, with both sides shy of their internationals.

Railway Union’s 6-1 win on Monday against North Kildarebrought them level on points with UCD although trailing on goal difference.

Railway play Pembroke Wanderers tomorrow, while Old Alexandra are away to Kildare. Hermes play Corinthian and Glenanne play Trinity.

Friendly internationals (at Valencia): Today: Spain v Ireland, 3pm. Tomorrow: Spain v Ireland, 3pm. Monday: Spain v Ireland, noon. Leinster League – Division One – Tomorrow: Pembroke Wanderers v Railway Union, Serpentine Avenue, 11am; North Kildare v Old Alexandra, Kilcock, 12.15pm; Glenanne v Trinity, St Marks, 1pm; Corinthian v Hermes, Whitechurch, 2.15pm; Loreto v UCD, Beaufort, 4.30pm. Irish Hockey Trophy – Third round – Tomorrow: Botanic v NICS, Holy Faith Glasnevin, 1pm; NUIG v Grosvenor, NUIG, 1.0pm; Bandon v Belfast Harlequins, Bandon Grammar, 1.30pm; Bray v Cork Church of Ireland, Bray, 1.30pm; Univ of Limerick v Muckross, Univ of Limerick, 2pm; Avoca v Lisnagarvey, Newpark, 2.15pm; Omagh v Ballyclare, Omagh, 2.30pm; Greenfields v YMCA, Dangan, 3pm.

The Irish Times Logo
Commenting on The Irish Times has changed. To comment you must now be an Irish Times subscriber.
SUBSCRIBE
GO BACK
Error Image
The account details entered are not currently associated with an Irish Times subscription. Please subscribe to sign in to comment.
Comment Sign In

Forgot password?
The Irish Times Logo
Thank you
You should receive instructions for resetting your password. When you have reset your password, you can Sign In.
The Irish Times Logo
Please choose a screen name. This name will appear beside any comments you post. Your screen name should follow the standards set out in our community standards.
Screen Name Selection

Hello

Please choose a screen name. This name will appear beside any comments you post. Your screen name should follow the standards set out in our community standards.

The Irish Times Logo
Commenting on The Irish Times has changed. To comment you must now be an Irish Times subscriber.
SUBSCRIBE
Forgot Password
Please enter your email address so we can send you a link to reset your password.

Sign In

Your Comments
We reserve the right to remove any content at any time from this Community, including without limitation if it violates the Community Standards. We ask that you report content that you in good faith believe violates the above rules by clicking the Flag link next to the offending comment or by filling out this form. New comments are only accepted for 3 days from the date of publication.