Ireland Ice Hockey

Ice Hockey in Ireland

Ice Hockey in Ireland is governed by the Irish Ice Hockey Association. Ireland has been a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation since 1996. Ireland Men’s national team made their International debut in 2004. Ireland last played in 2013 because they are unable to compete in any IIHF tournaments because they cannot fulfill the minimum standard of having one operational indoor rink . In 2017 Ireland Men’s national team return at inaugural Development Cup In Canillo, Andorra where they placed 2nd. The Women and Junior teams made their debuts in 2011 & 2001. This page shows the history of the Men’s, Women & Junior national teams.

Men’s National Team

IIHF Member September 26th, 1996
Nickname The Boys in Green
Ireland Men Official Results

Ireland Men Unofficial Results

Ireland Scoring Leaders
Other Facts:
First Official Game Played
March 16th, 2004, 8-3 loss to Mexico
First Unofficial Game Played
February 19th, 2005, 20-1 loss to Peterborough Phantoms (GBR)
Longest Official Winning Streak
(3) Apr 14th-17th, 2010
Longest Unofficial Winning Streak
(1) Apr 9th, 2011

Longest Official Unbeaten Streak
(3) Apr 28th, 2006-Apr 15th, 2007
Longest Unofficial Unbeaten Streak
(1) Apr 9th, 201
Longest Official Losing Streak
(9) Apr 7th, 2008-Apr 16th, 2009
Longest Unofficial Losing Streak
(2) Feb 19th-20th, 2005

Biggest Official Win
23-1 over Armenia March 8th, 2005
Biggest Unofficial Win
5-3 over Team Zagreb (CRO) Apr 9th, 2011

Biggest Official Loss
22-0 to Romania April 13th, 2011
Biggest Unofficial Loss
20-1 to Peterborough Phantoms (GBR) Feb 19th, 2005
Development Cup:

Silver: 2017
Bronze: 2018

GK #1 Chris Devine – Celtic Clovers (IRE)
GK #30 Cathal O’Donovan – Cork Wolfpack (IRE)
DEF #68 Aaron Collins – Celtic Clovers (IRE)

DEF #98  Paul Cummings – Kilkenny Storm (IRE)
DEF #89 Zac Cummins – Ireland (IRE)
DEF#8 Raimonds Karpinskis – Dundalk Warriors (IRE)

DEF #91 Niall McEvoy – Dundalk Warriors (IRE)
DEF #78 Damien Roche – Kilkenny Storm (IRE)
FW #33 Julien Brenier – Celtic Clovers (IRE)
FW #15 Thomas Carpenter – Forward Morges U20
FW #12 Rhys Gilfillan – Ireland (IRE)
FW #97 Matthew Karasinski – Dundalk Warriors (IRE)
FW #25 Gareth Moore – Ireland (IRE)

FW #7 Jonny Moore – Ireland (IRE)
FW #13 Karl O’Neill – Ireland (IRE)
FW #10 Romans Piskurevi – Celtic Clovers (IRE)

FW #19 David Sally – Dundalk Warriors (IRE)
FW #16 Gerard Spence – Ireland (IRE)

FW #24 Declan Weir – EA Schongau Mammuts (GER)
FW #18 Ronan Weir – Ireland (IRE)

HC Aaron Guli
Updated (11/18/18)

Women’s National Team

IIHF Member September 26th, 1996
Nickname The Girls in Green
Ireland Women Official Results

Ireland Women Unofficial Results
Other Facts:
First Official Games Played
March 14th, 2011, 23-0 loss to Poland
First Unofficial Games Played
September 5th, 2009, 2-2 tie with Peking Pumas (CHN)
Longest Official Winning Streak
Longest Unofficial Winning Streak
(1) May 1st, 2010

Longest Official Unbeaten Streak
Longest Unofficial Unbeaten Streak
1) May 1st, 2010

Longest Official Losing Streak
(6) Mar 14th, 2011-Dec 9th, 2012
Longest Unofficial Losing Streak
(6) Sept 5th, 2009-May 1st 2010

Biggest Official Win
Biggest Unofficial Win
4-2 over Blue Whales (LAT) May1st, 2010

Biggest Official Loss
 23-0 to Poland March 14th, 2011
Biggest Unofficial Loss
7-0 to Sodertalje SK (SWE)

GK Rebekah Burke Ice Angeles limburg (GB)
GK Seanna Conway Lasker Lady Hawks (USA)
DEF Jessica Forde Cork Inline (IRE)
DEF Lorna Hoey Dundalk Lady Bulls (IRE)
DEF Laura Lyons Cork Inline (IRE)
DEF Elaine McCann Ireland
DEF Cherise McCaughley Ireland
DEF Sonya McEneaney Dundalk Lady Bulls (IRE)
FW Rebbecca Callan Ireland
FW Bonnie Collins Celtic Rovers (IRE)
FW Victoria Day-Nicholls Celtic Rovers (IRE)
FW Ashling Fitzpatrick – Celtic Rovers (IRE)
FW Emma Fletcher Molly Malones (IRE)
FW Rachel Glynn Celtic Rovers (IRE)
FW Shona Higgins Ireland
FW Beatrice Hosgood Ireland
FW Sinead Jennings Galway Bay Lighting (IRE)
FW Jane McMullen Molly Malones (IRE)
FW Avirl Ni Mhathuna Molly Malones (IRE)
HC Vytautas Lukosevicius
Updated (12/03/12)

Junior U20 National Team

IIHF Member September 26th, 1996
Ireland U20 Official Results
Other Facts:

First Official Game Played April 26th, 2001, 10-0 loss to Luxembourg
Longest Official Winning Streak

Longest Official Unbeaten Streak

Longest Official Losing Streak
(2) Apr 26th – 28th, 2001

Biggest Official Win

Biggest Official Loss
20-1 to Iceland April 28th, 2001

GK Dermot Carney – Dublin (IRE)
GK Aaron Cronin – Dublin (IRE)
DEF Graham Carey – Dublin (IRE)
DEF Philip Darcy – Dublin (IRE)
DEF Emmet Dowling – Dublin (IRE)
DEF Jonathan Dunne – Dublin (IRE)
DEF James Healy – Dublin (IRE)
DEF Ray Keane – Dublin (IRE)
DEF David Kelly – Dublin (IRE)
DEF Lyne Lyne – Dublin (IRE)
FW Allan Browne – Dublin (IRE)
FW Stephen Cooper – Dublin (IRE)
FW Ross Cronin – Dublin (IRE)
FW Ross Killen – Dublin (IRE)
FW Mark Ockenden – Dublin (IRE)
FW Brain Pemberton – Dublin (IRE)
FW Marc-Macliam Williams – Dublin (IRE)
HC Peter Lalore
(2001 Squad)

Irish Ice Hockey Association

Irish Ice Hockey Association