Electric Ireland Senior Women beaten by Scotland in 4-3 Thriller

Scotland 4 (Kidd 20’, Clement 27’ Bell 50’, Cram 54’) beat Ireland 3 (Atcheler 15’, Jacob 43’, Atcheler 56’)

Irish Hockey Association LogoThe Electric Ireland Irish Senior Women squad were beaten 4-3 by Scotland today in the 2nd and final game of a two test series in Edinburgh. The sides played out a 2-2 draw yesterday and today’s encounter was a similarly close fought affair with a better overall quality of play. Continue reading →

Electric Ireland Irish Women strike late to draw against Scotland

Scotland 2 (Kidd 30’ 53’) draw Ireland 2 (O’Flynn 2’, Jacob 59’)

Irish Hockey Association LogoHermes’ Lisa Jacob struck late in Edinburgh to earn Darren Smith’s Electric Ireland Irish Women’s team a 2-2 draw vs. Scotland in the first of two tests on a day when Kate Dillon & Deirdre Duke earned their first senior caps for the Green Army. Ireland started the game brightly going close within a minute as Jacob saw her shot saved by Cochrane in the Scottish goal. It didn’t take long for the breakthrough to come though as Ireland raced into a 1-0 lead as Audrey O’Flynn drilled a penalty corner low into the bottom corner. Continue reading →