Irish players celebrate qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after their win over Canada. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

After the International Hockey Federation confirmed the pools for next summer’s Olympic tournament over the weekend, Ireland now know the nature of th(...)

Naomi Carroll went close for Ireland in their 3-0 defeat to Spain in Valencia. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland 0 Spain 3 Ireland’s women completed their time in Spain on a low note, falling to a 3-0 defeat to the Valencia hosts, losing the series 3-1 (...)

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(...)