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Ellen Keane won the bronze medal in the  2018 World Para Swimming  European Championships at the National Aquatic Centre, Dublin in August.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

This year, to date, can only be described as the year for sportswomen. It became the year where, if you named a sport, chances are a female athlete ha(...)

The Irish team celebrate after Shirley McCay scores  during the  World Cup match against the USA at the Lee Valley Hockey Centre in London. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/EPA

Women’s Hockey World Cup – Pool B Ireland 3 (D Duke 2, S McCay) USA 1 (M Paolino) Deirdre Duke’s glorious counter-strikes sent Ireland’s women into d(...)

Shirley McCay  celebrates her goal with Ireland team-mate  Deirdre Duke during the Women’s World Cup Pool B game at Lee Valley Stadium in London. Photograph: Joe Toth/Inpho

Ireland 3 USA 1 The biggest game in their careers to date saw Ireland’s women produce their biggest performance as Deirdre Duke’s breakaway double s(...)

Ireland coach Graham Shaw is confident that Megan Frazer will be fit for the World Cup. Photograph: Inpho

Graham Shaw has given Megan Frazer every chance to prove her fitness in time for July’s World Cup as he named the Derry woman in his squad of 18 for t(...)

Naomi Carroll is top scorer with seven goals for unbeaten Cork Harlequins. Photograph: Rowland White/Presseye/Inpho

Cork Harlequins have the rare enough treat of a home game this weekend as they look to end 2017 as the only unbeaten side in the Hockey League. Five(...)

Harlequins recovered from going a goal down away to Loreto to eventually win 3-1. Photograph: Photograph Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There was no change to the top three in the Hockey League table after the weekend’s games, Pegasus holding on to third despite their fixture against B(...)

Naomi Carroll of Cork Harlequins turned out for Ireland against Spain. Photograph: Paul Walsh/Inpho

Ireland’s week in Spain ended with two more defeats to their hosts and Belgium, having already lost 4-2 to both nations in their opening games. The (...)

Lena Tice’s third-quarter penalty ensured a UCD victory over  Railway Union. Photograph: Inpho

There’s no change at the top of the Hockey League with UCD, Cork Harlequins and Pegasus all picking up wins over the weekend, Loreto the only one of (...)

After going through all 18 Hockey League games unbeaten last season, defending champions UCD lost their first outing of the new campaign on Saturday, (...)

 Lisa-Marie Deetlefs of South Africa celebrates her goal during the 5th/8th place play-off match between South Africa and Ireland at Wits University. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images for FIH)

Ireland 0 South Africa 3 The Irish women’s second chance at direct qualification for the 2018 World Cup came a cropper as they produced a sub-par per(...)

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