Ireland’s Jonathan Bell  discusses a video review with the referee that led to Canada being awarded a penalty shot  with no time left during the second half of the FIH Men’s Olympic Qualifier match at Rutledge Field in Vancouver. Photograph: Darryl Dyck/Sportsfile

Hockey Ireland (HI) has condemned the video referral system for the Olympic qualification event in Vancouver last October that saw Ireland controversi(...)

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(...)

The Irish women’s hockey team will play Canada with Olympic qualification on the line. Photograph: Inpho

Canada stand between both the Irish men’s and women’s hockey teams and qualification for the 2020 Olympic Games following Monday’s draw at the Interna(...)

The FIH has come up with a complex and idiosyncratic qualification passage to Tokyo

The Irish men’s hockey team have dropped one place in the International Hockey Federation (FIH) world rankings since they exited the Hockey World Cup (...)

Ireland goalkeeper David Harte’s initial diagnosis was a fractured fibula. Photograph:  Freddie Parkinson/Inpho

The Irish men are anxiously waiting for news on David Harte after he ended their World Cup preparation tournament in Valencia with a protective plast(...)

Nikki Symmons: ‘My focus as a retired athlete is to promote the sport’

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, Nikki Symmons, from Dub(...)

 The National Hockey Stadium in UCD, Belfield, is in need  of an upgrade. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Hockey Ireland and UCD are in something of a stand-off with regards to how to proceed with the synthetic surface hockey pitch in Belfield. The pitch(...)

Ireland goalkeeper David Harte prepares to defend a penalty corner during the Rio Olympics. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Ireland’s goalkeeper David Harte has been nominated for International Hockey Federation (FIH) Goalkeeper of the Year Award. The nomination comes aft(...)

Matthew Bell’s coolly converted penalty stroke was enough to send Banbridge to the top of the men’s EY Hockey League with a 1-0 win over reigning cham(...)

David Balbirnie has been actively involved in hockey for over 40 years.

Hockey in Ireland has enjoyed a resurgence in the past few years, culminating in a historic first appearance at the Olympic Games in more than 108 ye(...)

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