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 11 May 2018

EY Hockey League Our Men’s and Ladies’ first teams both took part in the EY Hockey League this year. Our Men’s team battled the season in a highly competitive league but unfortunately did not succeed in retaining their place in this league for next...

Hockey Update 24 April

Railway U14 Boys’ League Winners Congratulations to Railways U14 Boy’s team who sealed victory of their league last Friday evening in a play off match against Corinthians’ in Park Avenue. In a tight and cagey match with not many chances at either end...

Hockey Update 12th April 2018

Railway 5K A huge thank you to all of the members, friends and family who worked together to make our inaugural 5K run and bake sale such a success. It was fantastic to see all ages taking part and many members who have been away returning with prams and buggies....

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