Three Rock host Dream Auction to fund new pitches

Three Rock Rovers are hosting a Dream Auction on Friday, November 16 in their Grange Road clubhouse as part of their fundraising efforts to replace their two pitches in the coming years.

To this end, the club has prepared a catalogue of over 90 items including holiday accommodation in Connemara, Wicklow and the US; water-skiing, fishing and golfing days out; tickets to Wimbledon and the Commonwealth Games; two hours on a RIB on the Irish sea; high quality art; dinner vouchers to Peploes and Marco Pierre White’s The Courtyard along with a wealth of pre-Christmas present and food ideas.

1378806429_0The event is open to the entire hockey community with the potential to pick up a bargain and support the replacement of pitches that host close to 50 finals each year as well as a number of interprovincial, social and elite tournaments.

Bids can be made in advance by email to John Findlater at or by phone on the night on. Otherwise bids can be made once the auction, compered by Lisney’s David Bewley, begins kicks off at 7.45.

Cruise Catering will be providing supper for €8 between 7 and 8.30pm while the bar will be open all night.

A list of the majority of Dreams can be seen in the brochure at the following link while below are a number of offers that may be of interest for the general hockey public to bid on

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Wimbledon 2014Two tickets to No 1 Court on the first Monday of Wimbledon, June 23
* German National Hockey Team Olympic Shirtthanks to Andrew Meredith (Irish Coach) together with a coaching book written by renowned German Hockey coach, Horst Wein. The shirt is uniquely made just for the German 2012 Olympic Games squad.
* Hockey Coaching – Two hour session of either one-on-one or team coaching by Jody Hosking
* Personal or Team Fitness Session – thanks to SMART Training’s Johny Bruton
* Goalkeeper Coaching SessionStephen West will coach goalkeepers for a session at TRR or elsewhere in Dublin
* Physiotherapy sessionsfive home visit physiotherapy sessions from Alison Keogh
* Driving Lessonsavoucher for five lessons at CarL School of Motoring; Thanks to Carl Collings, owner CarL’s School of Motoring; contact him on 087 2259378, or
* Advertisement on The Hook websiteadvertisement on The Hook website for one month
* Comfortable Hiking bootsMandy McCann Bools’ outdoor pursuits business will measure you up for insoles for your hiking boots. Includes a pair of hiking socks
* Commonwealth Games in Glasgow (2014)tickets are for a session of pool hockey games. Twotickets for one session, valued at £40 stg for both. Pool Games commence Thursday, July 24. Contact to agree date and session with Siobhan Madeley (
* Sports Massage Myoreflex sports massage from Jilly Collins
* Audit AngelSuzanne Stanley is offering management accounting services for dream auction. Think title of audit angel adds a fun side to boring accounts! ie offering assistance in preparing for the dreaded annual audit or general accounts assistance, up to 15 hours, ie two days.
* Business MentoringWant your business to grow? Have a business mentor develop growth ideas with you, during 5 sessions of 1.5 hrs each. Thanks to Rob Johnson.

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