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 or visit our website railwayunionhockey.ie

•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 24th October 2019

Dear members, Please see club news and developments below. Please note that there is NO TRAINING for the Ladies teams on bank holiday Monday Fixtures Saturday 26th October Mens 1s v Cookstown (A) 2.45 pm Results Monday 14th October Mens 1s 4 – 3 Kilkenny...

Hockey Update 7th October 2019

Dear members, Please see club news and developments below. Fixtures Saturday 12th October Ladies 1s v Loreto (Irish Senior Cup) (A) 3.30 pm Ladies 2s v Old Alex (A) Time TBC Ladies 3s v Botanic (A) 10.00 am Ladies 4s v North Kildare (A) 10.00 am Ladies 5s v Genesis...

Hockey Update 29th September 2019

Dear members, Firstly, it is with deep regret that we announce the death of a former club-member, Gavin Ralston Junior, who passed away this week. Gavin played for Railway until 1991 and was on the winning Railway team for the Leinster Under 21 Cup that year.  Gavin...

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