Alan Sothern of Ireland in the match against China. Photograph: Harish Tyagi/EPA

Hockey World Cup: Ireland v England Time: 1.30pm Irish time. Venue: Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar, India. On TV: Bt Sport. The positive aspect of Ire(...)

 Ireland sing their national anthem prior to the opening World Cup  match against Australia. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

Having seen their plans of an ambush against world number one side Australia fall just short, Ireland’s men now assume the opposite role as they look (...)

Ireland’s Matthew Bell in action against Tim Brand of Australia in their World Cup opener at Kalinga Stadium, in Bhubaneswar, India. Photograph: Inpho

It was a final act of defiance by Ireland when goalkeeper David Harte was taken off for the final few minutes of their opening match in the men’s hock(...)

David Harte saves from Daniel Beale during Ireland’s opening World Cup defeat to Australia. Photograph: Harish Tyagi/EPA

Australia 2 Ireland 1 A robustly defensive game against Australia could not save Ireland from a 2-1 defeat in their first game of the men’s hockey Wo(...)

The Ireland players take part in a training session ahead   at Kalinga Stadium on  Tuesday. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

It is no harm that the success of the Irish women’s hockey team has followed the men’s team to India. Ireland tip off in the first match of the 2018 W(...)

Ireland coach  Alexander Cox knows there is plenty to work on following his first competitive games in charge. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland finished off a gruelling five games in seven days in Valencia, Spain, on a high with a shoot-out win over England to finish third in their Fou(...)

  Eugene Magee’s last-minute drag-flick gave Banbridge a 4-3 victory over Rovers. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

While fears exist over the quality of this year’s men’s EY Hockey League due to the volume of talent departing to foreign shores, Banbridge’s spectacu(...)

Hockey Ireland have secured the signature of Alexander Cox as the men’s head coach for their World Cup campaign in November. The 40-year-old Dutchman(...)

Ireland’s Shane O’Donoghue: is now six goals  shy of record-holder John Jermyn. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland 3 (S Loughrey, S O’Donoghue, A Sothern) France 0 Craig Fulton received a fine send-off from the Irish senior men as his final weekend as head(...)

 Conor Harte challenges Germany’s Johannes Grobe during Ireland’s 2-1 victory at Pembroke Wanderers Hockey Club in Dublin. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Ireland’s men started their summer campaign with a bang on Saturday as early second-half goals from Shane O’Donoghue and Matthew Nelson saw them beat (...)

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