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Dufner sets the weekend target for chasing pack

clock August 10, 2013 00:03 by author Simon Lewis
Simon Lewis reviews the second round of the USPGA where the Duf did his stuff [More]

Communication issues at the heart of Irish hockey dispute

clock October 3, 2012 11:40 by author Alan Good
The row engulfing Irish hockey could have been avoided with more cohesive communication at all levels, writes Alan Good [More]

“The worst thing he’s ever done to any of us is leave our lives too soon”

clock April 19, 2012 23:01 by author Alan Good
Alan Good hears why Cork man Elmer Morrissey, involved in a tragic sailing accident in the USA last weekend, was such an inpirational team-mate during his years with UCC's hockey club [More]

Heartbreak will spur Irish hockey onto bigger things

clock March 20, 2012 00:42 by author Alan Good
Alan Good looks at the ramifications of Irish hockey's emotional Olympic close call for the players themselves and the profile of a minority sport. [More]

Similar stories but different outlooks for Irish hockey sides

clock August 28, 2011 22:22 by author Alan Good
Ireland's women disappointingly underperformed at last week's European championships, but the men's side can carry confidence into next year's Olympic qualifiers, writes Alan Good [More]

Interpros are still hockey's problem child

clock May 12, 2011 19:43 by author Alan Good
Once regarded as the pinnacle of the Irish hockey calendar, the senior interprovincials are in something of a no-man's land, writes Alan Good [More]

In a league of its own

clock April 25, 2011 19:09 by author Alan Good
The fledgling EuroHockey League is an instructive tournament for other sports in how it is refereed and broadcasted, writes Alan Good [More]

Classy Cregan a model of consistency

clock June 17, 2010 17:59 by author Alan Good
Eimear Cregan's remarkable performance levels help explain why she is soon to become Irish hockey's most capped player of all time, writes Alan Good [More]


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