Ali Meeke:  missed out on selection for the Canada games but has been recalled for the  forthcoming trip to South Africa where Ireland will face games against the host country, China and Japan. Photograph: Joe Toth/Inpho

Having promised after the team qualified for the Olympics last November that the door would be left open for players who missed out on the squad for t(...)

Naomi Carroll will be looking to add to her 111 caps on Ireland’s tour to South Africa. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Megan Frazer and Naomi Carroll have both been handed great opportunities to force their way back into the Olympic hockey reckoning after lengthy spell(...)

Sarah Torrans (right) of Loreto was in impressive form against Muckross at Grange Road on Saturday. Photograph: Inpho

Just two games in to the new Hockey League campaign and only Loreto and Pegasus have taken maximum points, both teams following their opening day vict(...)