News in brief: Guinness and Portrane seek new coach
** Guinness are seeking an individual to coach their ladies teams for the 2012-2013 season in division six and ten. The coach will be required to commit to training sessions on Monday (7-8pm) and Wednesday (8-9.30pm) evenings in the Iveagh Ground. Attendance for a minimum of one match each Saturday preferred but not essential. Coaching sessions begin at the start of August 2012 and finish towards the end of March 2013. Interested parties should contact Gráinne on 087 9850918.
** Portrane men’s first eleven are looking for a coach for the upcoming season. Following back-to-back wins in Leinster division five and four, last season they consolidated their place back in senior hockey with six wins in division two. Attractive financial package available; contact Adrian Henchy on 087 685 9260 or email@example.com for more details.
** Skerries still have a few places available for their hockey camp which runs from July 23 to 27; for the week, the price is €85 with the camp running each day from 10am to 3pm. For booking details, contact Dean Robinson on 0872462915.
The project is being spearheaded by former underage international Brian McMahon; Johnny Tindle, who has over 15 years of coaching experience in hockey and soccer with Shelbourne Youths; and Brian Butterly – who has been coaching for five years in the club.
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