News in Brief: AGM date announced

* The Leinster Branch have served notice of their September General Meeting. It will be held on Wednesday, September 30 2009 in Three Rock hockey club at 7.30pm.

An Agenda will follow closer to date and all clubs are asked to ensure that they are represented.

* St Brendan’s Phoenix Park will celebrate their 80th anniversary on Saturday with a pre-season, 7-a-side tournament at their club home on the grass in the Phoenix Park.

Refreshments and food will be available throughout the day and entertainment will be provided that night in the clubhouse.

* Galway hockey club have launched an excellent micro-site for next February’s EuroHockey Indoor Club Champion’s Challeng. Check it out at

* There are still a couple of places left for the umpires seminar which gets underway tomorrow morning. If you would like to sign up at this late stage, contact Crozier Deane on 086 828 1393.

* Due to the volume of stories over the past couple of days, to make sure you haven’t missed anything, here is a couple of links to all the new additions in the past two days:

Corinthian reach Neville Cup quarter-finals

Boyne and Athy hockey clubs are born

Leinster schoolgirl’s Premier League tips off

Argentina pull out of Dublin series

Ewington dream debut for the Town

Tom O’Donoghue names Leinster U-18 panel

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