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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Green army

Last year
# Winner winner
Ireland on brink of European Championships qualification after Mullan grabs winner
Ireland made it two wins from two after a 1-0 victory over the Czech Republic.
# Disappointment
Ireland must regroup for World Cup classification matches after defeat to Germany
The Green Army were unable to summon the victory required to reach the knockout stages.
# TV
Two of Ireland's Hockey World Cup clashes to be shown on RTÉ News Channel
The Green Army’s Pool A games against Chile and Germany will be shown live.
# Green army
New-look Ireland squad for hockey World Cup as 5 uncapped players included
Sena Dancer has freshened up his panel.
All time
# Green army
Connacht make three changes for tomorrow's trip to the RDS
On the back of a comprehensive win over Ospreys, Andy Friend’s side are set to take on Leinster.
# Green army
Ireland women's hockey team take step towards World Cup qualification with victory over France
Next up is a semi-final with Belarus on Saturday, following this morning’s 4-1 win in Pisa.
# Green army
Mack Hansen handed debut as Connacht head to Wales for URC opener
The Irish-qualified Aussie has been named in Andy Friend’s starting XV for the clash with Cardiff.
# Green army
'We have broken the ceiling' - Irish hockey history-makers disappointed but proud after Olympic exit
The Tokyo 2020 dream ended at the hands of Great Britain this afternoon.
# Disappointment
Irish women's hockey team's Olympic dream ends after Great Britain defeat
The Green Army fell to a 2-0 loss.
# Green army
Ireland hockey team suffer huge blow to quarter-final hopes as India strike late
The Green Army conclude their group against reigning champions Great Britain on Friday.
# History makers
'You could see the smiles. It was just fun, and it still feels so surreal'
Ireland goalscorer Sarah Torrans was delighted with her side’s winning start at the Olympic Games.
# Green army
Irish women's hockey team make winning start to first-ever Olympic campaign
Róisín Upton and Sarah Torrans scored the goals against South Africa.
# Green army
'Toughest selection' as history-making Irish hockey squad for Tokyo Olympics finalised
Sean Dancer’s panel was announced today ahead of their first Games.
# too strong
Disappointment for Ireland as Dancer's side fall to England in pursuit of World Cup spot
England won 5-1 at the Euros with Ireland’s World Cup qualification bid looking set to come down to October’s final qualifier.
# Green army
Ireland need to be 'like goldfish' and eye new target as England showdown nears
Sean Dancer’s side must bounce back quickly, as they go in search of the last remaining World Cup ticket on offer at this week’s Euros.
# Green army
Working part-time to fully commit to Ireland and adjusting to travel protocols ahead of crucial summer
The Ireland women’s hockey team will start their European Championship campaign this weekend.
# Green army
Living 'in a suitcase,' and chasing more than World Cup qualification at Euros
Ireland hockey goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran was speaking to the media ahead of the tournament which starts this weekend.
# super summer
12 World Cup silver medallists in Dancer's Ireland squad for European Championships
The Green Army have a massive summer ahead of them.
# Green army
McFerran returns as Ireland's final prep for massive summer ramp up with Scotland series
Sean Dancer’s side are gearing up for the European Championships and Olympic Games this summer.
# Green army
'We're really aware that we can provide a bit of light, with the mood in Ireland quite low at times'
Anna O’Flanagan and the Irish women’s hockey team ‘want to achieve what we know we’re capable of’ through a massive summer.
# Green army
'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'
Chloe Watkins and the Irish women’s hockey team are aiming for another memorable summer.
# Green army
Cruciate injury rules World Cup silver medallist out as Ireland name squad to face GB in Belfast
Sean Dancer’s Green Army are in action on home soil this weekend as they ramp up preparations for summer.
# Green army
Ireland to play first home games since 2019 with Belfast series against Great Britain
The SoftCo Series will see Ireland play Great Britain at Queen’s University on March 13, 14 and 16.
# Green army
Ireland cap productive five-game series in Spain with a draw as road to Tokyo continues
Two wins, two draws and one defeat is a strong return against the world and European bronze medalists.
# twist of fate
The CAO mix-up that saw an Olympic-bound Irish star become an engineer for a top Indy racing team
Nicci Daly worked with the Juncos Racing team for two years.
# Green army
Katie Fitzhenry's return one of two Ireland changes for clash with England
Adam Griggs has unveiled his team for Sunday’s Women’s Six Nations game in Doncaster.
# Audience of One
'After the game we said a prayer. We believe God is the one who has given us the gift to play at that level'
Ireland hockey star Bethany Barr talks to The42 about her faith and looking forward to the Olympics.
# Green army
Tiernan O'Halloran returns from injury to start for Connacht against Munster
Quinn Roux will wear the captain’s armband at the Sportsground as he makes his 100th Connacht appearance.
# In the running
Goalkeeper hero up for world hockey award after helping Ireland seal Olympic qualification
Ayeisha McFerran has been nominated for the second year in-a-row.
# Inspiring
'I wasn't doing it for myself, I wasn't doing it for the team, I was doing it for God' - Ireland hockey star
Bethany and Serena Barr talk about their faith and their older sister Charlene who died in 2010.
# Ticket To Tokyo
'We weren’t going to give up this again' - Ireland hero rejoices after scoring in sudden death drama
Chloe Watkins showed nerves of steel to help her side secure Olympic qualification.
# speechless
'I was like 'guys, stop'' - Ireland star keeper recalls frantic moments before Olympic spot was secure
The Green Army secured their place at the Olympics after a two-legged battle with Canada.
# Green army
Ireland dominate but Canada survive Olympic qualifier first leg in front of record attendance
Sean Dancer’s side were unable to break the deadlock at a very wet Energia Park.
# Looking Forward
'It is difficult to come off the high of the World Cup. It’s something you don’t address'
The Ireland women’s hockey team are chasing Olympic qualification after facing challenging times in recent months.
# Like Father Like Daughter
5am starts, job sharing, and the ex-Ireland captain Dad helping get pitch ready for Olympic qualifier
Philip Matthews, father of hockey star Hannah Matthews, is among those who are getting Energia Park in order for this weekend.
# Green army
'We cover as many 'what ifs' as possible' - Ireland women's hockey out to avoid men's Olympic agony
Sean Dancer’s side welcome Canada this weekend with a ticket to Tokyo on the line.
# Olympic qualifier
Home advantage key for Ireland on road to Tokyo but uncertainty remains over venue
Sean Dancer’s side will host Canada in November but the team still do not know where the two-legged tie will be played.
# Green army
New coach Dancer names first squad as Ireland head for European Championships
Nikki Evans is back in the fold for the upcoming tournament in Belgium.
# Green army
All-Ireland champions announce side for semi-final showdown with Kilkenny
Limerick manager John Kiely has kept faith with the side that overcame Tipperary in the Munster final.
# marching on
Home support and set-piece strength key to Ireland's Olympic bid
The Green Army face Korea in this afternoon’s FIH Series final at Banbridge.