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Business Houses draws diverse participants

Business Houses draws diverse participants

May 26, 2011 | 361 views | Comments (1)

The return of the Business Houses hockey competition drew players from a wide range of backgrounds with hurlers, camogie players, triathletes, an ex-League of Ireland man, rugby players and returning players as CBRE faced the HSE

Lisnagarvey take top IHA Awards honours

Lisnagarvey take top IHA Awards honours

May 22, 2011 | 782 views | Comments (10)

The sixth annual ESB Electric Ireland Irish Hockey Awards night saw Lisnagarvey take home the main prize as they were named Club of the Year in front of a who’s who of the sport in the Burlington Hotel

Gormley helps launch ‘crowdfunding’ plan

Gormley helps launch ‘crowdfunding’ plan

May 5, 2011 | 217 views | Comments (1)

Having helped Club de Campo secure a place in the semi-finals of the EuroHockey League, Irish captain Ronan Gormley intended taking a few days out in Ireland for R&R and to launch the new ‘crowdfunding’ initiative

O’Donoghue up for dual IHA honours

O’Donoghue up for dual IHA honours

April 28, 2011 | 195 views | Comments (13)

Shane O’Donoghue has become the first player to be simultaneously nominated for the Senior and U-18 male player of the year following the release of the shortlists for the annual ESB Electric Ireland Irish Hockey Awards 2011.

Irish U-18 girls to host art exhibition for Euro bid

Irish U-18 girls to host art exhibition for Euro bid

April 1, 2011 | 487 views | Comments (1)

The Irish U-18 girls will host an art exhibition in April in Alexandra College with proceeds going toward the team’s expenses for the European championships which take place later this year

Clontarf pretty in pink for Action Breast Cancer

Clontarf pretty in pink for Action Breast Cancer

March 31, 2011 | 105 views | Leave a comment

Pink was the colour of choice for 100 Clontarf players last weekend who donned pink from head to toe to raise awareness and funds for Action Breast Cancer as part of the club’s annual Pink Day campaign

Seven Hook Awards up for grabs on Saturday

Seven Hook Awards up for grabs on Saturday

March 30, 2011 | 111 views | Comments (9)

The Hook Awards are just a couple of days away now and all the votes are now online. To have your say in who you think should win the Awards, vote in the online polls below, all seven of which are in this post

Hook Awards – Junior Women’s Player of the Year

Hook Awards – Junior Women’s Player of the Year

March 30, 2011 | 154 views | Comments (25)

Who is your Hook Women’s Junior Player of the Year?

Hook Awards – Men’s Junior Player of the Year

Hook Awards – Men’s Junior Player of the Year

March 28, 2011 | 135 views | Comments (14)

Who is your men’s Junior Player of the Year?

Have your say in the Hook Awards!

Have your say in the Hook Awards!

March 24, 2011 | 716 views | Comments (8)

The nominations are in and now it is your chance to have a say in who wins the first Hook Awards as the public vote for Umpire, Coach and Senior men’s and women’s player of the year went live this morning.

Hook Awards – Women’s Senior Player of the Year

Hook Awards – Women’s Senior Player of the Year

March 24, 2011 | 96 views | Comments (4)

Who is your women’s Hook Senior Player of the Year?

Hook Awards – Men’s Senior Player of the Year

Hook Awards – Men’s Senior Player of the Year

March 24, 2011 | 82 views | Comments (1)

Who is your Hook Men’s Senior Player of the Year?

Hook Awards – Umpire of the Year

Hook Awards – Umpire of the Year

March 24, 2011 | 86 views | Comments (1)

Who is your Hook Umpire of the Year?

Hook Awards – Coach of the Year

Hook Awards – Coach of the Year

March 23, 2011 | 153 views | Comments (5)

Who is your Hook Coach of the Year?

Hook Awards – Contributor of the Year vote

Hook Awards – Contributor of the Year vote

March 18, 2011 | 98 views | Comments (15)

Who is your Hook Contributor of the Year?survey software

January’s Best of Facebook

January’s Best of Facebook

January 27, 2011 | 129 views | Comments (1)

A lively month on The Hook’s facebook site, perhaps with Leinster’s hockey public having to endure a couple of extra nights off training due to the recent cold conditions. Here are the pick of the stories submitted to the site.

Best of Facebook: November

Best of Facebook: November

December 2, 2010 | 118 views | Comments (3)

A busy month on the Facebook page, there’s a wide variety of clips to help with the ‘cabin fever’ setting in for many without training and matches to fill the evenings including the recent FIH World Player of the Year awards!

Ask Ray: about slapping a corner

Ask Ray: about slapping a corner

November 24, 2010 | 210 views | Comments (8)

Umpiring expert Ray O’Connor answers a query which arose in the Monkstown vs YMCA Mills Cup game last weekend at a penalty corner.

The Irish abroad: Lewis enjoying quality over quantity

The Irish abroad: Lewis enjoying quality over quantity

November 17, 2010 | 280 views | Comments (10)

Having completed the first half of the outdoor season with Crefelder HTC in Germany, Tim Lewis has encountered a very different hockey culture to the one in Dublin.

Leinster hosts EHF young umpires

Leinster hosts EHF young umpires

November 17, 2010 | 292 views | Leave a comment

Leinster hockey welcomed a number of new faces last weekend as the province played host to several young umpires from the European Hockey Federation’s Umpire Development Programme (UDP).