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 18th of December 2018

Dear members, See below latest club news and developments. Well done to all teams who made it out to play in the awful weather on Saturday. With only 2 men’s matches postponed all other teams in the club went undefeated for the day. This is a testament to the...

Hockey Update 11th December 2018

Dear members, See below latest club news and developments. The 100 Club November Winners Steve Moulton €55 Laura Fox €22 Ken Moulton €16.50 Fred Gilmore €16.50 What is the “100 Club”? The 100 Club is a monthly €10 raffle open to current and past club members, families...

Hockey Update 4th December 2018

Dear members, See below latest club news and developments. Vets annual Christmas match with Muckross HC raising almost €700 for Irish cancer society and a great night was had in the club house afterwards to celebrate! Now that we are into December, Christmas will be...

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