Ireland defeated Scotland 5-1 in the opening match of the men's Under-21 four-nations tournament at Mossley.
UCD player Kirk Shimmins, Johnny McKee, Nick Burns, Banbridge's Matthew Bell and Portadown's Jamie Wright were on target for the Irish.
The second game scheduled for Tuesday night involving England and World Cup winners Germany was postponed because of the inclement weather.
The tournament continues on Wednesday and Thursday.
Four Nations Under-21 Tournament fixtures
Tuesday 11 February
Ireland 5-1 Scotland
England P-P Germany
Wednesday 12 February
Germany v Scotland (17:00)
Ireland v England (19:00)
Thursday 13 February
England v Scotland (17:00)
Ireland v Germany (19:00)