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Interested in Umpiring?

Wednesday 16th June, 2021

Umpiring is a fantastic way to learn more about hockey, to develop your skills and progress through the umpiring grades. Whether you want to get involved at club level, or have aspirations to umpire at the international stage, you can gain help and support from Hockey Ireland, your provincial...

Trevor Watkins to become Hockey Ireland Chairperson

Thursday 10th June, 2021

Trevor Watkins has advised the Board that he will be resigning his role as Chair of the Leinster Hockey Association at the end of June following the announcement from Hockey Ireland that he will be taking on the role of Chairperson with the National Governing Body.Speaking earlier Trevor said that...

Hockey Ireland - Covid 19 Update 04th June 2021

Wednesday 09th June, 2021

Hockey Ireland – Covid-19 Update 4/6/2021The Irish government have issued further updates to the Covid-19 guidelines for Returning to Sport.The following applies from 07th June 2021:Outdoor matches may recommence.A maximum of 100 may attend organised outdoor events. This includes...


Tuesday 25th May, 2021

Clubmark has undergone a review and revamp for 2021 with the aim to make the programme more inviting and supportive for our clubs to get involved in.Hockey Ireland Club Mark is the National Governing Bodies Club Accreditation Programme. The Accreditation process is divided into three levels...

2021 Coaching, Manager & Admin Roles

Friday 14th May, 2021

The Leinster Hockey Association are preparing for changes to the player development programmes being run across the province we are now seeking applications from coaches and managers who wish to be involved with the player development programmes for the 2021-22 season. Appropriately...

Notice of Leinster Hockey AGM

Monday 10th May, 2021

The Annual General Meeting of “The Leinster Hockey Association” will take place on Wednesday 02nd June at 7.15pm via teleconference.*The Agenda for the meeting is as follows:1. Apologies2. Confirmation that a quorum of accredited delegates is present3. Confirmation of the...

Vacancies in Hockey Ireland

Friday 07th May, 2021

Hockey Ireland are currently recruiting - Core Operation Administrator- High Performance Administration & Logistics ManagerFor more details Click Here

Hockey Ireland Coronavirus (Covid19) Update 09th June 2021

Thursday 06th May, 2021

Hockey Ireland Covid-19 Update – 09th June 2021 The following changes have been made to the Hockey Ireland Covid-19 guidelines given the latest announcement on Covid-19 restrictions made by the Irish (ROI) Government. From 07th June 2021: Outdoor matches may recommence.A maximum of 100...

Donal Cadogan wins March Volunteer of the Month

Wednesday 28th April, 2021

The Leinster Hockey Development Committee is delighted to announce that Donal Cadogan from Kilkenny Hockey Club has been awarded the March 2021 Volunteer of the Month Award.Donal was one of the founding members of the club’s Youth Section which has seen numbers growing each year. Everyone...

Impact of Covid 19 on teenagers: Invite to get involved

Wednesday 31st March, 2021

Impact of Covid 19 on teenages: Invitation to get involved (TCD & NUIG)Caroline Heary (Senior Lecturer) in the School of Psychology (NUI, Galway) is conducting a research study alongside colleagues in Trinity, on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the wellbeing of 12-18 year olds. Youth...

Pamela & Paul Bastable win February Volunteer of the Month

Friday 26th March, 2021

The Leinster Hockey Development Committee is delighted to announce that Pamela and Paul Bastable from Glenanne Hockey Club have been awarded the February 2021 Volunteer of the Month Award.The husband and wife team are a powerhouse within Glenanne Hockey Club. Having lived abroad for a number of...

Anna Richardson announced as Development Programme Manager

Friday 12th March, 2021

The Leinster Hockey Association are delighted to announce that Anna Richardson has been appointed to the Development Programme Manager role as part of the Player Development and High Performance programme.As DPM Anna will be responsible for setting up and rolling out the district and regional...


Thursday 11th March, 2021

The SoftCo Series, which will take place in Queen’s University Belfast this weekend with the Irish Women taking on Great Britain, will see a number of changes to the Green Army panel.The panel will continue to see a mix of internationally experienced players, with several World Cup...

January 2021 Volunteer of the Month - Lara Bateson

Wednesday 17th February, 2021

The Leinster Hockey Development Committee is delighted to announce that Lara Bateson from Monkstown Hockey Club has been awarded the January 2021 Volunteer of the Month Award.Recognised by the club as one of their leading volunteers, one of Lara’s initial aims was to raise the...

Vivienne Clarke RIP

Tuesday 16th February, 2021

Everyone in the Leinster Hockey family is saddened to hear of the passing of Vivienne Clarke. A key member of the Hockey Ireland team, Viv will be fondly remembered by everyone who knew and worked with her. A beacon of knowledge and a delightful presence within the Hockey community, Viv’s...

Hockey Ireland statement on EY and School Competitions

Friday 05th February, 2021

Following a meeting of the Board on the 3rd of February, Hockey Ireland has declared this year’s EY Hockey Leagues abandoned, due to the on-going restrictions related to COVID-19.Hockey Ireland Chair Eric Brady stated: “unfortunately this has become an inevitable decision as...


Friday 15th January, 2021

Hockey Ireland has launched a new club umpire initiative – The Fundamentals of Umpiring AwardUmpiring is a cornerstone of our sport and Leinster Hockey is delighted to see the launch of the new “Fundamentals of Umpiring Award”. Following the announcement of the new programme...

Fionnuala OMalley is the December Volunteer of the Month

Tuesday 12th January, 2021

The Leinster Hockey Development Committee has been delighted with the response to the new “Volunteer of the Month” awards that were introduced in September and in particular with the calibre of nominations received each month. In the current challenging times, it is extremely...

New Umpire Development Pathway Launched

Thursday 07th January, 2021

Hockey Ireland, in partnership with the Irish Hockey Umpires Association (IHUA) and the provincial associations, are delighted to announce the launch of the new Umpire Development Pathway. The new pathway aims to support the growth of umpiring in Ireland in an efficient and sustainable manner....

Merry Christmas & a very Healthy and Happy New Year

Wednesday 23rd December, 2020

The year 2020 will long be remembered for the impact that Covid 19 has had on us all. For many the year has required a huge change to our everyday habits – both within our families, socially, mentally and physically. For those of you who have lost loved ones this year, on behalf of the Leinster...


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