Jerome Pels

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The Britain team form a huddle on the world’s first fully portable international standard hockey pitch during the match with New Zealand at Twickenham Stoop in June. photograph: Alex Davidson/Getty

In June of this year, the world’s first fully portable international standard hockey pitch was installed at The Twickenham Stoop ahead of the Pro Leag(...)

 Energia Park, Donnybrook will host the Irish Women’s hockey team’s Olympic qualifiers. Photograph: Inpho

Hockey Ireland have confirmed that the venue for the Women’s Olympic qualifier between the Irish women’s team and Canada will take place in the rugby (...)

Graham Shaw is to leave Ireland to take up a role as coach to the New Zealand women’s hockey team. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It will be with “a heavy heart” that he and his family will leave Ireland, Graham Shaw told Hockey New Zealand’s website, and it’s likely that Hockey (...)

 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 celebrate with their silver medals after their field hockey World Cup final loss to the Netherlands. Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas/Getty Images

On the face of it the additional €500,000 for Hockey Ireland on top of the 2018 allocation is a winner for the sport and particularly the women’s nati(...)

Ireland head coach Craig Fulton “is going to be a hard act to follow”. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

The Irish men’s hockey team lost Craig Fulton, voted the best hockey coach in the world last year, because Ireland could not provide a full-time progr(...)

Adam Grainger has in the past worked for Sale Sharks,  Saracens and London Wasps. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Probably long overdue but nonetheless good news that Hockey Ireland announced on Thursday the appointment of Adam Grainger as director of performance.(...)

Ireland’s men’s hockey coach  Craig Fulton. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The infographic on the Hockey Ireland website gives a good indication of just what the Irish team has achieved over the year. Chronically underfunded (...)