Zara Malseed

9 results

 The Ireland players take a bow following the defeat to Britain at the  Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo. Photograph: Steph Chambers/Getty Images

Ireland 0 Britain 2 Ireland’s hopes of reaching a quarter-final in their first Olympic Games was shattered by the Rio 2016 champions Britain at the (...)

Elena Tice celebrates after scoring a goal for Ireland against Germany in the 4-2 defeat at the Oi Hockey Stadium in  Tokyo. Photograph: Frank Uijlenbroek/Inpho

Hockey’s elliptical orbit of national awareness is about to swing as close as it did during the 2018 World Cup. It should be visible to the naked eye.(...)

Ireland’s Hannah Matthews with Maria Verschoor of the Netherlands. Photograph: Inpho

“This is all very new to us. We have never been to an Olympics before,” she says. Now Hannah Matthews is at an Olympics. She’s here in Tokyo, at the O(...)

Team Ireland players, back row from left: Chloe Watkins, Michelle Carey, Sarah Torrans, Liz Murphy, Hannah McLoughlin, Zara Malseed, Deirdre Duke, Lena Tice, Sarah Hawkshaw, Sarah McAuley and Lizzie Holden. Front row from left: Shirley McCay, Nicci Daly, Ayeisha McFerran, Anna O’Flanagan, Katie Mullan, Roisin Upton, Hannah Matthews and Naomi Carroll. Photograph Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Ayeisha McFerran Ayeisha McFerran Age: 25 Position: Goalkeeper Caps: 105 Current Club: SV Kampong (NED) Has been one of Ireland’s(...)

Ireland’s Deirdre Duke and Nikki Evans  celebrate a goal during the sixth-placed playoff against Italy at the Women’s EuroHockey Championship at the Wagener Stadium in Amstelveen. Photograph: Frank Uijlenbroek/Inpho

Ireland 3 Italy 0 Ireland finished their EuroHockey Championship campaign with a flourish as Anna O’Flanagan’s double underpinned a strong 3-0 victo(...)

Ireland’s Róisín Upton clashes with Laura Nunnink of the Netherlands during Saturday’s  Women’s EuroHockey Championship at the  Wagener Stadium, in Amstelveen. Photograph: Frank Uijlenbroek/Inpho

Netherlands 4 Ireland 0 By any standards a 4-0 win is a beating and while the Irish women’s team absorb the Dutch masterclass after their first outin(...)

Ireland hockey goalkeeper  Ayeisha McFerran has added her support to Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Irish women’s hockey goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran added her name to those who have spoken out in support of tennis player Naomi Osaka. The Japanese pla(...)

Katie Mullan attacks during Ireland’s win over Scotland in Belfast on Saturday. Photograph: Adrian Boehm

Two wins over Scotland has the Irish senior women’s side ticking along nicely ahead of formal European Championship selection on Thursday. Ireland dis(...)

The Irish Women’s hockey squad will travel to Malaysia on Friday as part of their preparation for the conditions they will face in Tokyo this summer. (...)