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U16 Girls Head CoachThe U16 girls head coach must have at least a Level 1 coaching qualification from Hockey Ireland, but preferably a Level 2 qualification.  They will be required to oversee the U15 girls development programme and will be required to communicate with the regional centre head coaches regarding session plans etc. It is expected that the U16 girls head coach will provide leadership and guidance to the U15 regional centre head and assistant coaches.  The successful ..


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New Website Coming Soon!!

We are currently in the process of developing a new MH website :-) Watch this space!!


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Huge congrats to Roisin Upton on winning The Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman Award for November: https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/i-m-never-afraid-to-say-it-limerick-is-the-sports-capital-of-ireland-1.4112485?mode=amp


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The Munster Branch are inviting applicants to apply for Interpro management roles for the 2020 Munster squads. Each management team should consist of a manager, coach, assistant coach and goalkeeping coach.  The following are the squads we are advertising for:- Munster U15 Boys (National U15 Championship Festival in Hockey Ireland Calendar for 09/10 May) - Boys born 2015 or later- Munster U15 Girls (National U15 Championship Festival in Hockey Ireland Calendar for 09/10 May) - Girls born ..


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Weekend Preview 30/11/19

In EY IHL 1 Harlequins and Catholic Institute are on the road this weekend with both hoping to take 3 points home from Dublin.  Quins face a Muckross side that have been buoyed by the arrival of a number of players over the Summer.  Quins have made a solid start to the year and will again be looking to their young guns to step up to the top level.  Insta, still without Roisin Upton, have been faring well in their first season in IHL.  They will fancy their chances of taking ..


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The Munster Branch are looking to launch a new sponsorship offering in the coming weeks. This aims to help hockey to continue to grow and develop in the province. There are a few steps in doing this and we need the hockey communities help with the first – market research.If we are to attract sponsors they need to know what makes up the hockey community – How big is the community? Where are we located? What do we do that isn’t hockey? What consumer habits have we?This short ..


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Weekend Preview 23/11/19

On the women’s side Munster sides will be hoping home comforts will work to their advantage this weekend in IHL 1 and 2. After a fruitful weekend in the North last weekend Catholic Institute host Old Alex in Rosbrien.  The return of Naomi Carroll has bolstered the front line with Laura Foley again firing in the goals this season.  Harlequins also had a strong showing last weekend  taking a point from Belfast Harlequins before losing by the narrowest of margins to last year&..


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Munster Cup Draws

The Munster cup draws will be made this Sunday the 20th of October in Garryduff Sports Centre from 6pm.  The draw will be streamed live on Facebook (pending any technical issues). People are more than welcome to attend in person.


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HarlequinsCoach: Darren CollinsPlayers In: Kate Murphy (UCC)Players Out: Ingrid Burns, Olivia Roycroft, Saoirse Griffin, Caoimhe Perdue, Jane Murphy, Julia O'HalloranCaptain/Vice: Rebecca Barry/Emma BarberPlayers to watch out for: Kate MurphyRising Star: Leah O'SheaCoaches Thoughts“Transition period this year. It will be a challenging season adjusting to the loss of so many players but it’s an opportunity for younger players to establish themselves at this level.”..


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Ashton Hockey ClubCoach: Pat Healy and Phil Oakley (1st season)Players In: John Sweetnam (Railway Union), Euan Stothers (UCC), Mark Falvey (UCC), Ethan Ball (Free agent)Players Out: Kieran Healy (Retired), David Doherty (Travel), Gary Wilkinson, Andy Lane, David Treacy (work outside of Cork), Henry Donnelly (work commitments), James Allen (UCC)Captain/Vice: Stuart O'Grady/Malcolm CoombesPlayers to watch out for: John Sweetnam, Calvin CaseyRising Star: Craig ByrneA new pitch and a new look ..


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