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(...)

Belfast Harlequins may well be without Bethany Barr who has been struggling with a back problem. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It’s early days yet in the Hockey League, with each club having played just the four games, but so far it’s been healthily competitive with only two p(...)

There  is plenty left to play for in the final round of the women’s EY Hockey League. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There are still two issues to be settled going into the final round of Hockey League matches on Saturday with Pembroke Wanderers and Cork Harlequins b(...)

 Gemma Frazer of Belfast Harlequins (left) and Anna May Whelan of Railway Union. Photograph: Rowland White/Presseye/INPHO

Not that there’s ever a need for an added incentive to play your way on to the Irish senior panel, but with a busy and exciting 2019 ahead for a nati(...)

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(...)