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(...)

Sean Dancer: Ireland’s head coach  faces a busy year after the women’s team’s  qualification for the Olympics in Tokyo. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

If all concerned can come down off Cloud Nine in time then the new Hockey League campaign will get under way on Saturday, and for players with interna(...)

Loreto’s    Rachel Keegan in action.

Going in to tomorrow’s final round of Irish Hockey League pool matches, eight clubs still have a chance of securing a place in the semi-finals,(...)