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John Jackson opened the scoring for Ireland in the defeat to Egypt. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland 1 Egypt 2 Ireland’s chances of topping their men’s FIH Series Finals group suffered a big blow as they succumbed to world number 20 side Egy(...)

 John Jackson (above) makes his comeback to the Ireland squad alongside Neal Glassey, Ben Walker, Stephen Cole and goalkeeper Jamie Carr. Photograph: Inpho

Alexander Cox has rung the changes in the Irish men’s squad for the next stage in the Olympic qualifying process – June’s FIH Series Finals in Le Touq(...)

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 (...)

 Hockey Ireland CEO Jerome Pels with coach Alexander Cox. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Hockey Ireland CEO Jerome Pels remains tight-lipped for the time being about the status of the senior men’s coach as the side looks forward to the Oly(...)

 Ireland’s Shane O’Donoghue  scores his team’s second goal from the penalty corner against England in the   Hockey World  at Kalinga Stadium  in Bhubaneswar, India. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Picking over the bones of Friday’s World Cup exit, the anguish of Ireland’s exit was mixed with the frustration of a chance lost to reach the knockout(...)

Alan Sothern of Ireland in the match against China. Photograph: Harish Tyagi/EPA

Hockey World Cup: Ireland v England Time: 1.30pm Irish time. Venue: Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar, India. On TV: Bt Sport. The positive aspect of Ire(...)

Alan Sothern celebrates his equaliser for Ireland against China. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

Ireland 1 China 1 Not for the first time Ireland’s future lies with the numbers. After playing out a hugely frustrating draw with China, where two ex(...)

 Ireland sing their national anthem prior to the opening World Cup  match against Australia. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

Having seen their plans of an ambush against world number one side Australia fall just short, Ireland’s men now assume the opposite role as they look (...)

Ireland’s Matthew Bell in action against Tim Brand of Australia in their World Cup opener at Kalinga Stadium, in Bhubaneswar, India. Photograph: Inpho

It was a final act of defiance by Ireland when goalkeeper David Harte was taken off for the final few minutes of their opening match in the men’s hock(...)

The Ireland players take part in a training session ahead   at Kalinga Stadium on  Tuesday. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

It is no harm that the success of the Irish women’s hockey team has followed the men’s team to India. Ireland tip off in the first match of the 2018 W(...)

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