This Saturday 14th April is the Schools Cup event.
Irish International hockey player, Nikki Daly, will be arriving to present the awards and prizes at the prize-giving, which will now take place at the end of the day (from 6.30pm).
The line up for the day is as follows:
9 – 11 am: 5th & 6th Class Cup
11.30 – 1.30pm: 1st and 2nd Class Cup
1.30 – 2pm: Infants Exhibition Match
2 – 4 pm: 3rd and 4th Class Cup
4.30 – 6.30pm: Secondary School Cup
6.30 – 7.30pm: Food reception and Prize-giving Party
The first year team will take on Weston HC in the Shield Final (X8 B Shield) on Sunday 8th April, at 2.30 pm at North Kildare Club HC.
Rules dictate only 12 players for this game (8 players and 4 subs) so the team includes Ali, Molly, Jodie, Lauren Rose, Kate O’S, Leah, Freya, Clodagh K, Abbey, Alex, Sarah and Alesha. The team are to be at North Kildare HC grounds at 1.30 pm for warm-up.
The coaches regret leaving anyone out as it has been a team effort to get to this point, and they would love if the whole team could travel to support the playing team and join in the picnic afterwards. The more support the better!
North Kildare HC is located near Maynooth University, about an hour from Drogheda, at The Maws, Kilcock, Co Kildare: Click Here for directions
As we come to the end of the season we have our Primary & Secondary Schools Cup to look forward to. This year is going to be epic!
We are holding all competitions on Saturday the 14th of April. There will be the usual prizes for the winners of the school cups but also some additional awards; e.g. most improved player; team player of the year, etc., and also the inaugural presidents prize: club person of the year. All children will recieve an individual prize for their commitment to and love of hockey. The schedule looks like this:
9am-11am: 5th & 6th Class Cup
11.30am to 1.30pm: 1st & 2nd Class Cup
1.30-2pm: Infants exhibition match
2-4pm: 3rd & 4th Class Cup
4.30pm-6.30pm: Secondary School Cup
6.30-7.30pm: Food reception, Prize giving and party
The Drogheda Grammar School Chef will take care of party food from 6.30 – hot finger foods for the kids and tea, coffees scones, etc., for the adults. We really want this to be a big family day. As always we will be relying on you the parents to help with the refreshments throughout the day. You guys have been outstanding in previous years and we really appreciate your efforts in contributing to what is usually the highlight of the year for the children. For those of you with older children we will also be looking for umpires, face painters, dj’s, score keepers and team managers. We may also call on some parents to manage teams on the day.
Looking forward to seeing you all on what we hope will be a fantastic family day for the children. If your child is from third class and up please private message your coach with your childs vote for team player of the year.
Don’t hesitate to contact Sonja on firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions at all.
The ever-popular school cup (all schools within the area) with prize giving and club awards takes place on Saturday 14th April so put it in your diary now.
If you fancy giving indoor hockey a try, the Dublin North introductory session takes place this Sunday 4th March at Home Court St Pats, DCU. Times and details as follows:
3.00 – 4.00 5th & 6th Class Boys and Girls
4.00 – 5.00 1st years and U15 Boys and Girls
We would also like to take this opportunity to wish the 4th year team the best of luck in their Jacqui Potter Plate match this weekend (4th March) vs winner of Naas/Enniscorthy.
Most other BHC teams have matches on 11th March and we wish 6th Class Team East best of luck in their semi final league match against Loretto.
Exciting times ahead. The PSI HOCKEY indoor league is coming from South Africa to Ireland. Boyne HC members can join the North Dublin league and both girls and boys can compete to get a place on the Dublin North Knights team in the National Championships.
There are only 32 places per age group. With players joining from all clubs North of the Liffey, make sure to register for North Dublin Knights online soon if you are interested. See flyer and psihockey website for details.
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CONGRATULATIONS to the 4th year team who had a nail biting match last Sunday in the Jacqui Potter Junior Plate against Our Lady’s Hockey and finished 5:3 winners.
Waiting now to see who they will meet in the semi finals. Huge congratulations to the team and their coaches.
AND GET YOUR KIT ……Boyne Hockey Club kit is now available to buy in Best Wear, Shop Street. Kieran is happy to advise on sizing and you can try on at the store or at home. You can also personalise your kit and get your names embroidered on the BHC tops (in any colour you want).
Welcome back after the Christmas break.
Hockey training starts back on Wednesday 10th January 2018.
The 6th Class Team East team league match (cancelled due to frost) is re-scheduled for Sunday 21st January at 13.30 at Weston Hockey Club, Lucan. Good luck girls!
Congratulations to 6th Class Team North who beat Three Rock on Sunday 14th. Details of your next match will be forthcoming soon.
Good luck also to the 4th year team in their upcoming Leinster match on Sunday 21st January.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all Boyne Hockey Club members and their families.
Due to unavailability of the Grammar School pitch over the Christmas holidays, training will resume on Wednesday 10th of January.
Have fun over the holidays and see you in 2018!
The Annual Boyne Hockey Club AGM will take place on Thursday 30th November at 8pm at the Club House. If members have any items they wish added to the agenda, please forward to Sonja Collier before Monday 27th November. If, for whatever reason, you have not received the e mail in relation to this with last years AGM notes attached, please also contact Sonja.
Congratulations also to the 4th year team who have made it through to the second round of the Junior Jacqui Potter Cup. Best of luck in the next round!
It’s the Halloween break so there is no hockey this Bank Holiday weekend, and no hockey for 6th class to 3rd year on Wednesday or Thursday 1 – 2nd November.
Transition Year only have hockey on Thursday 2nd November.
For everyone else it’s hockey as usual for all classes from Saturday 4th November.
Enjoy the break!
There are only a few spaces left on the bus for the Boyne Hockey Club Road Trip to Ireland vs Scotland. Message or contact your coach or Sonja Collier (086 893 9121) to book one of these spots.