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Junior (adult) Interpro & U21 Panel Nominations

Thursday 14th February, 2019

Club are requested to submit nominations for the Leinster Men's & Ladies Junior Inter-Provincial Squad trials and the Under 21 Men's and Ladies Panels.See information below:Junior Inter-ProsThe junior inter-pros are being held in Munster on 18th & 19th May. Players will...

Important Information for all Clubs

Wednesday 13th February, 2019

There was a great turn out at the recent LHA Club Forum held on 12th February in Three Rock Rovers HC. During the meeting a number of important items were discussed includingLHA Board RolesFIH RulesHonorary Life MembersPitch Loan Application ProcessHockey Ireland Go Membership SystemAnnual...

Junior Age Group (JAG) Squads announced ahead of England Series

Friday 08th February, 2019

Congratulations to all the Leinster Hockey athletes selected for the Irish underage panels for the upcoming trips to Lilleshall to play the English junior age group (JAG) teams in the coming weeks. The boys U16’s and U18’s will play 3 matches each against their English counterparts,...

Pitch re-surfacing opportunity

Thursday 07th February, 2019

As you may be aware, Sport Ireland are re-surfacing the pitch at the National Sports Campus in March / April of this year.The carpet from the current sand dressed pitch is suitable for re-use at another venue, and will be available to Hockey Ireland to give to an appropriate recipient.If your club,...

LHA Club Forum - Register Now!

Wednesday 30th January, 2019

The annual LHA Forum will take place on 12th February in Three Rock Rovers at 7.30pm.All clubs are urged to ensure you have a representative in attendance. Clubs should register their attendees with admin@leinsterhockey.ie on/by 05th February.The following is the agenda for the Forum1. Update...

Club Resources available for Tricks 4 Sticks Programme

Tuesday 29th January, 2019

Hockey Ireland would like to offer support to your club by running a schools programme in your area!Benefits to you club:- Increase in membership- FREE up-skilling of clubs coaches / support- FREE places on the Young Hockey Leaders Award- Grant for running a blitz for local schoolsClubs can apply...

Vacancies for Coaches & Managers

Wednesday 16th January, 2019

The Leinster Hockey Association currently field teams in inter-provincial competitions as detailed below. In recent years the Under 16 & Under 18 competitions moved to September to great effect. Players and coaches were able to concentrate on the tournament without trying to juggle club...

Get Voting for Ayeisha & Elena FIH Hockey Stars

Wednesday 09th January, 2019

World Cup Silver Medalists Ayeisha McFerran and Elena Tice have been nominated for 2018 FIH Hockey Stars Awards following an historic year for Irish Hockey.McFerran is nominated for FIH Goalkeeper of the Year alongside Ye Jiao (CHN), Maddie Hinch (ENG), Rachael Lynch (AUS), and Maria Ruiz (ESP)....

Coaching Opportunities

Tuesday 08th January, 2019

If your club or school has a coaching opportunity please send us on the information and we will post to our social media platforms. Please make sure to include as much detail as possible including contact details (email/mobile). Per statutory regulations, anyone who works with young people is...

Rules of Hockey - Note for Clubs and Schools

Thursday 03rd January, 2019

Please note that the rule changes announced by the FIH will not come into effect until the start of 2019-20 season. Information pertaining to rule changes/amendments will be communicated to all clubs and schools in August 2019. Clubs & Schools are asked to ensure all coaches, umpires and...

Competitions Administrator Vacancy - Hockey Ireland

Thursday 20th December, 2018

Hockey Ireland wish to invite applications for the position of Competitions Administrator. This purpose of this role is to support the development. promotion and delivery of the Hockey Ireland domestic competition programme and to provide administrative support in the preparation,...

Irish Under 16 Boys Panel Announced

Thursday 20th December, 2018

Congratulations to all the LHA athletes selected on the Irish Under 16 Boys squad.Under16 Boys head coach Simon Lowry has announced his reduced panel following extensive trials. Commenting, Lowry said "The standard has been very high and we look forward to working with this talented group...

iCoach Kids EU - Free Massive Open Online Course

Monday 17th December, 2018

The first iCoachKids FREE E-Learing Course "Developing Effective Environments for Children in Sport" is now available online.iCoachKids centre-piece is the development of a series of three Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs to support & guarantee access to high quality...

Double Joy as Irish Women & Graham Shaw win National Awards

Friday 14th December, 2018

The Green Army have won the coveted RTE Team of the Year award following a public vote and head coach Graham Shaw was announced as RTE Manager of the Year. The awards come as deserved recognition for the history-making silver medallists from the summer's World Cup in London. Ayeisha McFerran was...

Irish Under 16 Girls Panel Update

Friday 14th December, 2018

Sarah Scott, Ireland Under 16 Girls Head Coach has selected a panel of 30 to continue in the programme in preparation for 2019. The squad are preparing for a three match series against England in February.Congratulations to all the Leinster players selected.NAMEClub/SchoolIsobel BowenThree...

New pitch confirmed at National Sports Campus

Friday 14th December, 2018

A new state of the art hockey pitch will be laid at the Sport Ireland National Sports Campus, providing a welcome boost to Ireland’s national hockey teams as they go in search of Tokyo 2020 qualification.Today’s announcement comes on the back of recent strong performances by the Irish...

Vacant Board Roles - How to get involved

Wednesday 12th December, 2018

Following the LHA AGM last May, Leinster Hockey has been operating without a number of key board positions – including the roles of President and Honorary Secretary. This position is not healthy for Hockey in general and is not sustainable going forward. The LHA urgently need to fill these...

National Indoor Head Coaches Appointed

Friday 07th December, 2018

Congratulations to David Passmore and Kenny Carroll who have been appointed a National Women's & Men's Indoor Coaches respectively. David, Kenny and their squads will be working towards the EuroHockey Nations Indoor Championships in 2020.Source Hockey Ireland...

Calling anyone involved in hockey aged 18 - 30

Wednesday 28th November, 2018

The European Hockey Federation is holding a Youth Leadership Festival from 13-17 August 2019 in Antwerp, Belgium.Hockey Ireland are running a competition for the two places open to Ireland. The prize includes entry to the Youth Leadership Festival, flights, accommodation, food and some...

Men's World Cup about to start!

Wednesday 28th November, 2018

Best of luck to the Irish Men's team whose Odisha World Cup adventure starts this Friday (30th November) in Bhubaneswar (India). The Green Machine are in Pool B alongside Australia, China and England.Tournament website CLICK HEREGames will be shown on BT Sport and the Irish playAustralia on...