England celebrate after Suzy Petty scores against Ireland  during the  European Championships in  Antwerp, Belgium. Photograph: AP Photo/Virginia Mayo

The frustration was tangible for Katie Mullan and her troops as the Green Army left empty-handed from their opening hockey European Championship battl(...)

Lizzie Colvin of Ireland celebrates with her team mates after beating India at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland 2 India 1 Katie Mullan and Lizzie Colvin both struck either side of the 48th minute to see Ireland land what could be a crucial 2-1 win over (...)