Railway Union Hockey Club

Founded in 1904, Railway Union Hockey Club is one of the oldest and most famous hockey clubs in Ireland. We have male and female teams for all ages and abilities, catering for players of all backgrounds and nationalities. From 7 to 70, Railway has a place for you. Fielding 5 women’s teams, 5 men’s teams, 2 veterans teams and a thriving junior section and two veterans teams, it caters for all ages and all levels of ability from social hockey players to international athletes. The hockey club has won many accolades including the prestigious IHA Hockey Club of the Year award in 2010 as well as individual player, coach and volunteer awards. We have something to offer men, women, boys and girls as well as something for parents, supporters and past members with our range of facilities, hockey coaching, competition and social events.

If you’d like talk about what Railway can offer you, please contact us on clubsecretaryruhc@gmail.com

•Centrally located, accessible by public transport
•Progressive, friendly club environment with a vibrant social scene
•Fully integrated club where all teams &players are valued & treated equally
•Top class facilities including a water-based hockey pitch, changing rooms & showers and a social clubhouse & bar
•Quality coaching
•Competitive national, provincial & social teams
•Opportunity to play at the very top level in European club competitions
•Active club roles available including junior & senior team coaching and non-playing roles available in team management & administration
•Parents, friends, supporters always welcome to participate in club activities including social and fundraising functions
•Exposure to our multi-sports club where you can play cricket, tennis, soccer, rugby, and bowls

Latest Hockey News

Hockey Update 15th October 2018

Dear members, See below latest club news and developments. CvB Umpire Academy Ireland Masterclass Last Friday Railway Union Hockey Club hosted the CvB Umpiring Academy Masterclass. The masterclass covered a series of practical skills for umpiring. It was a great...

Hockey Update 9th October 2018

Dear members, See below latest club news and developments #RUaplayer Social Media Competition We need your help to capture all the memorable moments this season. To be in with the chance of seeing your photo in the weekly newsletter, post your photo or video clip on...

Hockey Update 2nd October 2018

#RUaplayer Photo Competition We need your help to capture all the memorable moments this season. To be in with the chance of seeing your photo in the weekly newsletter, post your photo on Twitter,@RailwayUnionHC or Instagram, @railwayunionhc1904 using the...

Our Teams

Mens 1st Team

Mens 1st Team

Division – Leinster / All Ireland: Irish Hockey League Division 1
Captain:       Donal O’Mearain
Vice-Capt     Fergal Keaveney
Coach:          David Bane (since 2014)
Manager      Stewart O’Higgins

Ladies 1st Team

Ladies 1st Team

Division – Leinster / All Ireland: Irish Hockey League Division 1

Vice-Capt:              TBC

Coach:                    Colm Blennerhasset (appointed 2015)

Asst Coach:            TBC

Manager:               Ruth Ann Kilty

Indoor Team

Indoor Team

Division – Leinster League

Captain:       Rob Abbot

Vice-Capt     TBC

Coach:          Paul O’Brien

Asst Coach   Kenny Carroll

Manager      Bruce Thompson