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.

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Latest Hockey News

Social Hockey for All- starts Monday 12th June 8pm

Social hockey starts in Railway this coming Monday 12th June from 8-9pm. It is aimed at parents of junior members in Railway and adult members. It will run for the next 3 Mondays. Sticks and coaching provided. Mouth guard and shin pads recommended. From beginners to...

Railway Union Hockey – AGM

Notice of AGM The RUHC AGM will take place on Wednesday 31st May 2017, venue TBC. The proper functioning of the club depends on enough dedicated volunteers being available to help guide and direct the club’s efforts. The committee are urging our members to come...

RUHC Golf Classic

RUHC Golf Classic The hockey club’s annual golf outing will take place in Woodbrook Golf Club on Thursday 18th May 2017 and bookings have now opened for individuals or teams of four to reserve their tee slots. Tee times are available from 12pm to 2.30 and those...

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

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