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Irish Polocrosse moves to stop pot hunting


The Irish Polocrosse Association (IPA) announced today that it has made changes to its rules regarding what level of players can play in each grade of a tournament, in order to deal with complaints regarding higher pointed players playing in B grade. ¬†Following Horetown’s tournament last weekend, the IPA’s grading committee received a number of Read more…

Filed under 2015, Ireland, Playing Rules, Tournaments

Ireland Become Fourth Nation in New Zealand Quadrangular


Ireland have been announced as the fourth team that will compete in the New Zealand Quadrangular in March, following the UK’s withdrawal last month. New Zealand announced Ireland’s involvement this week and Ireland are expected to announce their team in the next few weeks. Ireland had a disappointing, and really at points slightly unlucky World Read more…

Filed under 2013, International

UK Under 21’s Defeat Ireland on Goal Difference


The UK Under 21’s managed to overcome their Irish counterparts in a very hard fought test series at the Cotswold tournament in the UK on the 27th and 28th of August. However, they only managed it on goal difference after they lost the first test to a very talented Irish side and had to play Read more…

Filed under 2011, U21 Squad

UK Beat Ireland in Tense Battle


The UK polocrosse team continued their good warm up for the World Cup by defeating Ireland 2-0 in their final test match series before the competition begins on the 8th of July. However, they were pushed all the way in the second test match and only emerged victorious by one goal as the Irish fought Read more…

Filed under 2011, Open Squad

Ireland Name Their World Cup Team

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Ireland have named their World Cup team for the fast approaching 2011 World Cup, completing the line up of the eight teams for the competition. Ireland waited until after their recent test match series with the UK to name the final team and during those three test matches they switched around between different members of Read more…

Filed under 2011, World Cup

Horetown Claim the A Grade at Irish Nationals

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Horetown claimed the A grade at the Irish National Championships with Carrickmines in second and third spots. Aaron Power of Horetown claimed best player for the tournament, shining in an all male side which featured three of the Irish Men’s squad who defeated the UK earlier this year. It was to be Carrickmines year in Read more…

Filed under 2010, International