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. Railway Union Hockey Club is one of the biggest and most successful hockey clubs in the country.  Fielding 5 women’s teams and 5 men’s teams, as well as 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.

Interesting in joining?

Latest Hockey News

Hockey Update 21st February 2018.

U16 Irish Panel A huge congratulations to Martha Mc Cready and Eva Lavelle who have both been selected for the Irish U16 Panel ahead of a Tri Nations tournament in Germany this year. Well done on this fantastic achievement! Pitch side advertising – Members Incentive...

Hockey Update 12th February 2018.

Fixtures Thursday 15th February Ladies’ 2s v Bray (A) 8:30pm, Leinster League Saturday 17th February Ladies’ 1s v Ards (H) 2:40pm, EY Hockey League Ladies’ 2s v YMCA (A) 2:00pm, Leinster League Ladies’ 3s v Avoca (A) 5:00pm, Leinster League...

Hockey Update 6th February 2018

Pitch side advertising – Members Incentive Scheme Anyone interested in supporting the club through pitch side advertising please email the marketing and sponsorship working group on clubsecretaryruhc@gmail.com. Members will receive a discount on their annual subs of...

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

To see the full list of teams and details about joining our club please see our full hockey website.

Hockey Website

What we offer

We have something to offer men and women, boy and girl hockey players as well as something for parents, supporters and past members with our range of facilities, hockey coaching and competition, as well as clubhouse and social events.

Specifically, these are:
•Centrally located club with access to DART / public transport
•Progressive and friendly club environment
•Fully integrated club, where all teams and all players are valued and treated equally
•Top class training and playing facilities, including a water-based hockey pitch, male and female changing rooms and showers, and club bar for socialising afterwards
•Quality coaching
•Competitive winning teams, as well as social sides
•Focus on your individual development so as to allow you to achieve your potential – be it social player, competitive club player, provincial player or Irish player
•Water based hockey pitch with match standard floodlights to play and train
•Competition in Leinster leagues and cups for all teams as well as competition in Irish leagues and cups for men’s and ladies 1sts teams and Irish Junior Cup for men’s and ladies 2nds teams
•Over the last number of years there has been the opportunity to play at the very top level in European club competitions
•Strong social scene
•A circle of male and female friends outside of your normal environment
•Active club roles available for the betterment of the club and to enhance your CV
•Opportunities for coaching in the junior and senior club, including acquisition of coaching qualifications
•Non playing roles available in the management and administration of the club
•Parents, friends and supporters are welcome and can enjoy participating in club activities including social and fundraising functions, as well as supporting the teams at home and abroad
•The opportunity to also play the other sports available at the sports club, including cricket, tennis, soccer, rugby, and bowls.

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

Interested in joining Railway Union?

Get in Touch