Hockey (Ladies & Men's)
Hockey is an extremely popular field game at Belfield with all levels catered for in both clubs.
The ladies enjoyed a fantastic season in 2018/19 with the firsts team placing in the Top 4 of the EYHL reaching the Champions Cup weekend, competing in the European Championship in Rochester and winning Intervarsities and Colours. Numerous players also currently represent the club playing at international level. The club fields eight teams each season all of which benefit from top level coaching. The clubs competitive programme includes the Leinster League, Irish Senior and Junior Cups, Irish Hockey League, Leinster Cup, Intervarsities and Colours competitions. There are teams in various divisions of the Leinster League for players who are looking for a social way to keep fit while also competing.
UCD Men’s Hockey club fields three teams, each competing in an official Leinster League. Highlight of last season was the 1st teams success in gaining promotion to the EYHL. The club teams train twice a week. As well as the EYHL and 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.
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The UCD Hockey Youth Academy aspires to develop dedicated young athletes who are motivated to grow their game. The coaching framework consists of current Irish International hockey players and top coaches from around the world who offer the most innovative and immersive coaching experience obtainable in Ireland. The Academy is driven to test and explore player’s abilities and is focused on developing specific game-based skills.
To learn more about the Academy please click here.