** Jody Hosking has been appointed as the Three Rock Ladies head coach for the upcoming 2012/13 season as they aim to bounce back into division one at the first time of asking. Hosking, originally from Potchefstroom in South Africa, previously coached Three Rock’s U-16 boys to league and cup success and will combine playing with the first team with this new appointment.
** YMCA have announced Justin Sheriff as the club’s new coach of the men’s seconds team and assistant coach of the men’s first team. He takes on the role after working with Pembroke’s ladies first team for the past two seasons and brings with him a wealth of international playing experience and “will look to bring forward the young players of the club while helping the senior players”. A YM club statement added “we also hope to get the odd game out of him aswell!”
**Weston’s annual golf classic will take place on August 31 in Lucan Golf Club. The previous date had to be cancelled due to the course being flooded. Tee times are being booked on a first come first served basis with a team of four costing €200. Contact Philip Corcoran on 0879757550 or Derek Kirwan on 0863854416 to book your tee time.
Also if you wish to support Weston through sponsorship on the day, the following options are available: €100 for tee box sponsor; €500 for Main sponsor; €300 for sponsorship of prizes; €200 for longest drive sponsor and nearest the pin.
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