Hockey (Ladies & Men's)
Hockey is an extremely popular field game at Belfield with all levels catered for in both clubs. The ladies club enjoyed a fantastic season in 2016 with the 1sts securing the University Championships. Numerous players were also capped at international level. The club fields seven teams each season all of which benefit from top level coaching. The clubs competitive programme includes the Leinster League, Irish Senior Cup, Irish Hockey League, Leinster Cup, Intervarsities and Colours competitions. For players who are just looking for a social way to keep fit, the club also runs ‘Social Hockey’.
UCD Men’s Hockey club fields three teams, each competing in an official Leinster League. Highlight of last seasons was the first teams promotion to the Irish Hockey League. The club teams trains twice a week. As well as the Leinster League, the club also competes in many cup competitions such as the Irish Senior & Junior Cups, the Intervarsities and the annual Colours match.
All levels of ability are provided for, with beginners as welcome as full international players. Although the focus in the clubs is primarily hockey-orientated, emphasis is also placed on social activities.