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Sport Ireland Club Resilience Fund

Wednesday 05th August, 2020

Recently, Sport Ireland announced a new scheme of funding to help support clubs who have found the pandemic financially challenging. This scheme is available to hockey-only clubs: Based in the Republic of Ireland (NI clubs please visit here) Affiliated to Hockey IrelandWho have found...

Message from Leinster Hockey Board

Friday 31st July, 2020

It is five months since the arrival of Covid 19 and as everyone is aware there have been extraordinary impacts on everyone’s day to day lives. Within hockey, you are aware that the 2019-20 season was closed out via a league equalisation method and we are looking at ways in which we might be able to...

Important notice regarding Junior Development

Monday 13th July, 2020

The Leinster Development programme is planning to restart at the end of July. The initial focus is to select players onto performance panels and to prepare for an Inter-Pro competition at the end of October.All players for the girls and south east have been registered and will be receiving notices...

Junior Section Roadshow Reports

Thursday 09th July, 2020

A big thank you to everyone who attended the Leinster Hockey Junior Section Roadshow last Thursday, it was great to see so many in "attendance". As promised we have pulled together notes from the meeting and the presentations given by Ann Ronan (Director, Interprovincial Development)...

Hockey Ireland (Covid 19) Update no 8 Protocol Update

Friday 26th June, 2020

As announced on June 19th, the amended Roadmap for the Reopening of Society and Business in the Republic of Ireland presents a significant acceleration for the return to sport. From Monday 22nd of June clubs were able to start reduced activities and skill training in instances where the club can...

Notice re LHA AGM

Friday 19th June, 2020

The following notice was circulated to all clubs on 19th June regarding the LHA AGM.Please find below and attached information about the LHA AGM. In a normal year, this would have been held at the end of April, but unfortunately like many things it had to be postponed. With social distancing still...

Hockey Ireland Phased Plan for Return to Hockey

Friday 19th June, 2020

Hockey Ireland Coronavirus (COVID-19) UPDATE No. 7 regarding Return to Hockey Protocol 19 June 2020 From Monday 22nd of June clubs can start reduced activities and skill training in instances where the club can comply with the Hockey Ireland issued protocols and Government regulations as part of...

Coaching Resources for Kids

Thursday 28th May, 2020

Kenny Carroll (Leinster Regional Development Officer) has sourced the following information which we think is very relevant for Junior Hockey programmes & the coaches/helpers involved."There is a lot of information available at the moment, the 4 resources I have included I have read...

Online Club Roadshow Update & Notes

Wednesday 13th May, 2020

The LHA Board held an Online Roadshow for Leinster Hockey clubs on Wednesday, 20th May. It was great to see so many clubs in attendance.The following topics were covered during the session and it is hoped to hold more specific online meetings in the near future. End of seasonPreparation for next...

Announcement re 2019-20 LHA League Placings

Friday 08th May, 2020

Further to the announcements of 26th March and 9th April, the 2019/20 season was deemed to have finished due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic. At the direction of Hockey Ireland the provinces were requested to use a percentage equalisation method to determine league positions.Leinster...

Leinster Hockey (Corona Virus) Update

Monday 23rd March, 2020

Message from Leinster Hockey ChairDear Hockey FriendsI hope this message finds you all well in these challenging times.Covid-19 has impacted every part of our day to day lives and everyone’s focus must be on ensuring they are following the guidelines as set out by the Government and the...

National Umpiring Award - Cancelled - updated 20 Mar 20

Wednesday 11th March, 2020

**Updated 20th March 2020 **This course has been cancelled. Refunds are being issued for anyone booked on the course. The Leinster Hockey Umpires Association will be running the accredited National Umpiring Award on Sunday 05th April in Pembroke Wanderers HC. This course will give prospective...

St Patrick's Day Cup Final Schedule Confirmed

Monday 09th March, 2020

While we may be waiting to find out all the finalists, the schedule for the St Patrick's Day Finals has been confirmed. With seven matches taking place it promises to be a fantastic day of hockey and we hope to see as many as possible come along to Three Rock Rovers...

Volunteers required for St Patricks Day Finals

Wednesday 04th March, 2020

Volunteers RequiredOnce again we are appealing to Clubs to assist in the running of the Leinster Finals this coming St. Patrick's Day. We would appreciate your help in securing volunteers to assist with the smooth running of the day.Ideally we would require 4 people per slot. Slots will be...

Hockey Ireland Youth Panel

Friday 28th February, 2020

Hockey Ireland is seeking young passionate people, between the ages of 18-30, to apply to become a member of our new Youth Panel.The Hockey Ireland Youth Panel, part of our volunteer strategy funded by the Sport Ireland Women in Sport Programme, aims to offer a voice for young leaders in hockey,...

Launch of WIS Performance Coach Development Programme

Thursday 20th February, 2020

Hockey Ireland has announced the launch of their coaching initiative, the Performance Coach Development Programme, which is being piloted this year with the aim of supporting and developing female coaches to work at senior club, interprovincial or international level. The programme is funded...

LHA U21/23 Inter Provincials (Men) 2019-20

Monday 20th January, 2020

LHA U21/23 InterProvincials 2019-20 The men’s inter provincial competition will take place in March (8th, 15th, 22nd), following which the national development coach, Denis Pritchard, will select players to participate in - U23 match series at Easter in Dublin (tbc)- U21 match series vs...

LHA Coaching & Management Roles

Monday 16th December, 2019

The LHA are preparing the 2020 Interprovincial and Regional Player Development Programmes and are now seeking applications for coaching, management and administration roles.Each Inter-Provincial squad requires a Head Coach, an Assistant Coach and a Manager. GK coaches are also required but...

AerCap to sponsor LHA Performance/Development Programme

Sunday 01st December, 2019

Leinster Hockey Association Press Notice31st October 2019“AerCap is very proud to announce a two-year sponsorship deal with Leinster Hockey, to support their ambitious high performance player and coach development programme for the Junior Age teams,” said Aengus Kelly, CEO of...

Female Leadership Conference 24th November

Wednesday 20th November, 2019

This is for all the female leaders in clubs – Chairpersons, Secretaries, Treasurers, Committee Members, Volunteers, Youth Co-Ordinators, Umpire Secretaries & Umpires, Children’s Officers, Designated Persons ….. in fact anyone who is or hopes to be in a leadership...