Loreto have proved difficult for UCD this year in the league despite finishing 22 points ahead of them.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

So, can anyone stop UCD? With the Irish Senior Cup and Irish Hockey League title safely wrapped up, the students will be targeting a clean sweep of t(...)

Katie Mullan: scored twice as UCD defeated Ards 7-1 to claim  the Irish Hockey League title.  Photograph: Laszlo Gecczp/Inpho

UCD sealed their second successive Irish Hockey League title in some style on Saturday, a 7-1 win away to Ards giving them their 13th successive vict(...)

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(...)

Ireland coach Craig Fulton: “The door is  never closed to the national squad if performances warrant it.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Craig Fulton has announced a squad of 35 players to take part in the World League 2 event, which will be hosted at a venue in Ulster. The World Lea(...)

Natalie Pinkerton of Pegasus: a resilient defence helped the Ulster team see off Loreto to take their second   Irish Hockey League title. Photograph: Rowland White/Presseye/Inpho

Pegasus won their second Irish Hockey League title as their cool heads in the shoot-out and defensive resilience saw them beat Loreto at Grange Road(...)

It’s been a perfect season for Banbridge so far this year. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Banbridge lie two wins away from a perfect season as they look to add the Irish Hockey League title to the Irish Senior Cup they won a fortnight ago a(...)

UCD’s Nikki Evans and her team mates finished sixth in the EuroHockey Club Champions Cup. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Two final quarter goals saw UCD fall out of touch with Surbiton, ultimately falling 4-1 to the English champions, meaning they finished sixth in the E(...)

Irish men’s hockey is facing its biggest controversy in years.

Ulster clubs have until Friday to decide if they wish to participate in the new Irish Hockey League (IHL) that begins next season. As this season com(...)

The fallout after the 65-48 vote in favour of the Ulster Hockey Union (UHU) not taking part in the IHL will instantly confound players in Ulster teams, many of whom see the IHL as a step up in standards. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Whatever way it is construed the vote taken in Stormont’s Pavilion by Ulster on Wednesday night not to participate in the proposed Irish Hockey Leagu(...)

The general idea is that a national league will promote standards and that Ireland will benefit from that and put itself in a better position to qualify for world events such as the Olympic Games

Next Wednesday a meeting takes place in Ulster that could again threaten to split the sport. Following an Irish Hockey Association (IHA) EGM last yea(...)

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