The pick of this weekend’s EY Hockey League fixtures is the meeting of the teams that, between them, won all of last season’s major honours, UCD – who(...)

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(...)

Cliodhna Sargent returned to action for Cork Harlequins in November following the birth of her son. Photograph: Cathal Coonan/Inpho

After lengthy absences, two of Irish hockey’s most experienced players have returned to the international set-up. Cliodhna Sargent and Megan Frazer, (...)

 Nikki Evans: marked the occasion of her 150th cap for Ireland with a goal against Belgium in a 4-2 defeat. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

After 4-2 defeats to both Spain and Belgium earlier in the week, Ireland complete their programme of games against the same opposition at Alcala on F(...)

Ireland’s Jessica McMaster: levelled for Ireland after Charlotte Watson had given Scotland. Photograph: Inpho

Loreto teenagers Hannah McLoughlin and Sarah Torrans made their senior Irish debuts at Stormont on Sunday in a 1-1 draw with Scotland, Jessica McMaste(...)

Ireland coach Graham Shaw is resting several of his senior players for now, as preparations for London will intensify in the months ahead

Now that Ireland’s place in next summer’s World Cup is secured, their three-match series against Scotland, which begins on Sunday at Stormont, takes o(...)

Loreto’s victory saw them secure the Jacqui Potter Cup for the first time since 2004. Photo: Reuters

Loreto 1 Railway Union 0 Jessica McGirr’s single strike, allied to a huge defensive effort, saw Loreto win the Jacqui Potter Cup for the first time(...)