Hockey: Ireland set for Barcelona Four Nations Tournament

Ireland’s National Men’s Hockey team, who touched down from Malaysia on Tuesday last  post their successful Champions Challenge I tour, will fly out to Spain on Monday to compete in a 4 nations tournament against Russia, Wales and Spain in Barcelona. Coach Ned Fulton has selected a squad of 20 for the tour. 


This will be Coach Fulton’s third away tournament after just a month in the role, an opportunity which he is utilizing to see as many players tested on the international stage

“I have only been in the job for about a month now and Spain is the 3rd test series of which I can see another group of Irish players compete against top opposition. This is testament to the current depth in Irish men’s hockey at present . I look forward to seeing this new team compete and build on the platform laid in Champs Challenge 1.”


Both of Ireland’s national teams have a busy summer ahead as they continue to build for their respective World League 2’s – the summer schedule will be released next week.


Ireland Team – 4 Nations Spain (Barcelona)
Tuesday May 13th – Friday May 16th

GK David Harte (Kampong HC)
GK David Fitzgerald (Monkstown)
GK Stephen West (Three Rock Rovers)
John Jackson (Reading HC)
Conor Harte (Pembroke W)
Paul Gleghorne (Instonians)
Brian Doherty (Royal Beerschot)
Stuart Loughrey (Cannock)
Johnny Bell (Lisnagarvey)
Ronan Gormley (Krefeld HC)
Shane o Donahue (UCD)
Jason Lynch (Lisnagarvey)
Michael Robson (Annadale)
Daniel Buser (Lisnagarvey)
James Corry (Instonians)
Michael Watt (Surbiton Hockey Club)
Mitch Darling (Three Rock Rovers)
Tim Cockram (Lisnagarvey)
Alan Sothern (Pembroke Wanderers)
Maurice Elliot (Pembroke Wanderers)



13 May
4pm Russia v Ireland
6pm Wales v Spain

14 Rest Day

15 May
10am Ireland v Wales
12 Russia v Spain

16 May
10 Wales v Russia
12 Ireland v Spain


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