They are the perennial underdogs of the Dublin GAA family.
Ireland have made two changes to the 18-woman squad for the EuroHockey Championships in the Netherlands.
Ireland batsman Gary Wilson says the players are to blame for John Bracewell's exit as the national team's head coach.
Jockey Robbie Power led Sizing John to a first Cheltenham Gold Cup success for trainer Jessica Harrington.
Sizing John will not be seen between now and his defence of the Cheltenham Gold Cup come March.