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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...

Entries now accepted for Girls & Boys Indoor League

Thursday 31st October, 2019

Portrane Hockey Club in conjunction with Leinster Hockey are delighted to invite Leinster hockey clubs to play in the Annual indoor hockey tournament for the Under 14 age group which will once again take place across the month of January 2020. Following the great success last year of introducing...

Leinster & Irish International Umpiring Appointments

Wednesday 30th October, 2019

Congratulations to all the Leinster & Irish Officials who have been appointed to EuroHockey events over the coming months. Colm KavanaghESPMen's Indoor Championships IIITara BrowneSVKWomen's Indoor Championships IIIRob AbbottTURMen's Indoor CupErica...

Leinster Senior Indoor Leagues Confirmed

Monday 07th October, 2019

The leagues for this seasons Senior Men & Women's Indoor competitions have been confirmed. A record twelve teams will take part in the women's competition with ten teams in the men's leagues - each split into two groups. All matches will take part in St Columba's College...

Umpires Training Session

Monday 07th October, 2019

The Leinster Umpires Association will be holding an Umpire Training Session on Thursday, 17th October at 7.45pm in Pembroke Wanderers HC. This session is open to all Club & School umpires and we would urge you to attend if you are interested in the rules of the game and umpiring in general.The...

Changes to Ladies Fixtures 02nd November

Monday 30th September, 2019

Following the confirmation that the Ireland Senior Womens team play Canada on 02nd & 03rd November in the Olympic Qualifier at Energia Park, Donnybrook the Ladies Committee confirmed that fixtures scheduled on 02nd November will be postponed.Currently there is a full schedule of matches...

Energia Park confirmed as Olympic Qualifier Venue

Wednesday 11th September, 2019

Hockey Ireland are delighted to announce the location for the Women’s Olympic Qualifier this November. Adding another level of excitement to the event, the Women’s matches will take place on the 2nd and 3rd of November in Energia Park in Donnybrook.Speaking on the announcement, CEO...

Notice re Junior Boys (Club) Hockey 2019-20 season

Tuesday 03rd September, 2019

Note - the following information was circulated to the existing contacts for Junior Boys (clubs) on 03rd September 2019.Please find below the following important information regarding the Junior Club Boys competitions for 2019-2020.Online Entry Form - Deadline 9th September - Please...

Leinster Indoor Leagues 2019-20

Tuesday 03rd September, 2019

The Leinster Indoor League will take place in Dec/Jan in St Columba's College and potentially other venues in Dublin depending on numbers.Competitions will be on Sundays with the provincial champions qualifying for the National Indoor Finals which are scheduled for Sunday 02nd February...

Girls Under 16 & Under 18 Squads Announced

Monday 26th August, 2019

Congratulations to all the players selected to for the Leinster & Leinster South East Girls Under 16 & Under 18 squads ahead of the Inter-Provincial tournament that takes place in Munster next month. The player selection process followed on from an extensive Development Programme...

Leinster Boys U16 & U18 Interprovincial Squads Announced

Tuesday 20th August, 2019

Following an extensive development programme the Leinster Under 16 & Under 18 Boys squads for the Interprovincials have been confirmed. Congratulations to all the players selected for the teams which take place in Belfast next month. The LHA Boys Development Programme ran throughout the...

Junior Girls (Club) Hockey Circular

Tuesday 20th August, 2019

FAO Junior Girls Club Co-OrdinatorsThe following important information regarding the Junior Club girls competitions for 2019-2020 has been circulated to clubs regarding Junior Girls (Club) Competition for 2019-20.Online Entry Form - Deadline 31st August - Please complete the form here -...

Sports Capital Grant & Fundraising Masterclasses

Monday 22nd July, 2019

Following feedback from the recent Roadshows around the province the Board has retained the services of 2into3 to run two Masterclasses for Leinster Hockey clubs covering- Sports Capital Grants- Fundraising Strategy2into3 are a Management Consulting Company with expertise in applying for...

Building a Stronger Leinster Hockey

Tuesday 02nd July, 2019

Following on from the recent Roadshows a number of areas were identified for clubs to action1. Clubs to nominate to the various Leinster Hockey Committees & Working Groups2. Start developing their five year strategy plans (see this link for information about Hockey Ireland document on Club...

Free Coaching Resource

Tuesday 02nd July, 2019

Sport Ireland in conjunction with ICoachKids (EU supported project) have developed a free e learning resource called the "Online Introductory Coaching Children" course.The course content outlines the best practice for creating and sustaining child friendly sporting...

Leinster Club Roadshows - message from Trevor Watkins

Friday 31st May, 2019

Message from Trevor WatkinsThank you to all the clubs who attended the recent Leinster Hockey Roadshows around the province. It was great to meet up with so many representatives and hear about the work being done in your clubs. I would also like to thank clubs for your engagement at these sessions; we...

Ladies Leagues 2019-20

Thursday 30th May, 2019

The Ladies Committee is in the process of organising the numerous fixtures for the 2019/20 season. Over the next 2/3 weeks there will be important fixtures circulars distributed to club & it is imperative that your club receives and responds to these emails as required.So, what does your club...


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