Rathgar Hockey Club

Founded 1961

Co. Dublin

RHC news 19.10.21 - Umpiring, Reminders, Fixtures & Results

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Hi everyone,

Hope you are all having a good week - please see below for this weeks fixtures, results..and lots of club reminders!

Ladies Volunteering Reminder

A reminder that everyone is rostered for umpiring and for junior hockey covid officer duty. It is essential that you check the rota and make sure to attend  your scheduled slot to ensure the smooth running of the club. If there are any issues it is your responsibility to arrange a swap

The umpiring rota for October has been circulated. Also attached here is a provisional rota for the whole year - please note that this is subject to change with fixture swaps/changes in team selection etc. so please check back for any changes closer to your scheduled time. There is a box at the end of the rota with names of people only scheduled to umpire once so far. These people will be called upon for any remaining matches and should be willing to swap if another member of their squad is unavailable.

Any problems email Lucia at: rathgarwomensfixtures@gmail.com. Please also let Lucia know if you arrange a swap.
The Junior Hockey Covid Officer rota can be found here.

Thank you to everyone who has umpired so far! Can we please make sure we remember to all thank the umpires after our matches too!

Hockey Ireland Coaching Courses

There is a Hockey Ireland Level 1 coaching course taking place over the weekend 22nd-24th October at Three Rock Rovers and also a fundamentals course being hosted by Portrane HC on Monday Oct 25th. For anyone interested they can book the courses at the following link: https://hockey.ie/event-page/ .

This year Hockey Ireland are encouraging everyone umpiring at any level to complete their 'Fundamentals of Umpiring Award.'  You can get find out more and start the process of achieving this at the following link: https://hockey.ie/launch-of-fundamentals-of-umpiring-award/

Subs Due

Subs are due and can be paid via:

  1. The website : https://rathgarhc.com/membership_products
  2. ClubZap App : select 'my club' and then 'membership' and follow the instructions

Club treasurers Alan White and Susan McRann can be contacted with any queries.


Wednesday 13th October. 

  • Vets v Three Rock : 1-4 (Jennifer Gillen)

Saturday 16th October:

  • Ladies 1s v Clontarf (IHT) : 1-3 (Ruth Harrison)
  • Ladies 2s v Navan : 1-0 (Cara Kelehan)
  • Ladies 3s v Pembroke : 1-2 (Megan Lynch)


Saturday 16th October:

  • Mens 1s v Lisnagarvey (ISC): 0-10 
  • Mens 2s v Three Rock Rovers :3-7 (Augustin De Franco, Guy Prendergast, Akilesh Sharma)
  • Mens 3s v Pembroke: 7-2 (Akilesh Sharma, Augustin De Franco x2, Mike Sexton, Guy Prendergast, Matthew Donovan, James Purcell)


Wednesday 20th October

  • Ladies 4s v North Kildare: Home @ 7:30

Friday 22nd October

  • Vets v Avoca : Home @ 7:45

Saturday 23rd October:

  • Ladies 1s v North Kildare: Away @ 12


Tuesday 19th October

  • Mens 1s v YMCA : Home @ 7:30 (Mills Cup)

Saturday 23rd October

  • Mens 1s v Avoca : Away @ 12:30
  • Mens 2s v Monkstown : Away @4:15
  • Mens 3s v Trinity: Home @ 2

Everyone should be using the back gate on Orwell Road to access the High School pitches. On Saturdays the main school car park gates get locked at 6pm sharp. Can we please make sure to clear the pitches promptly after any late games, especially if any away teams use the main carpark in error - thanks!

Good luck to all playing this week and enjoy the bank holiday weekend!


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