Ireland’s Sarah McAuley:  part of the squad for next month’s Junior World Cup in South Africa. Photograph: Giuseppe Fama/Inpho

They might have had mixed seasons on the EY Hockey League front so far, but the depth of young talent coming through at UCD and Loreto was in evidence(...)

 Old Alexandra coach and former Ireland player Eimear Cregan made 171 appearances over a 10-year period for her country. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

A week after they opened their Hockey League campaign with a 4-1 win away to Belfast Harlequins, Old Alexandra host Catholic Institute, a club with wh(...)

Ireland’s   Róisín Upton: “There’ll be around 40 of us training, all trying to make a squad of 16, so it’ll be extremely tough, but it has to be.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A lively first half to the Hockey League season ends this weekend with the final round of matches before the winter break, the campaign not resuming u(...)

 Sammy-Jo Greer: has been forced to leave Pegasus due to work commitments. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

After a fortnight’s break the EY Hockey League resumes this weekend and with first playing second and third playing fourth the leading contenders thus(...)

Emma Russell was on target for  UCD in her sides’s Irish Cup quarter-final  victory over Lurgan. Photograph: Paul Walsh/Inpho

UCD and Loreto battled their way in to the semi-finals of the Irish Senior Cup on Saturday, joining Pegasus in the last four of the competition, while(...)

Buccaneers’ Alan Gaughan tries to get the ball down despite the attentions of Harlequins’ Junior Bulumakau in the Division 1B encounter in Belfast on Saturday. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho

Two of Division 1A’s form teams chased their third wins on the trot and in the end, Young Munster came out on top as Ballynahinch lost 29-20 at Tom Cl(...)