Following the decision of the Club’s Board to adopt a new kit design and colour set the Board would also like to get the members approval to insert new clauses in our Articles as follows:
2.3.6 We vest in the members the right to determine the Club Crest. The Club Crest is presented in Appendix 1, and that its use is governed by the Avoca Brand book, which is approved by the board.
2.3.7 We vest in the members the right to determine the Club Colours. The Club Colours are white, black, and brown, and these are to be used for home playing kit with a white Jersey with brown trim, black shorts or skort and black socks as set out in the Avoca Brand book. The Club Crest will be represented on all items of playing kit as set out by Avoca Brand book and that all players representing the club will wear the same playing kit.
2.3.8 Clauses 2.3.6, 2.3.7 can only be changed by a special resolution.
These amendments will be voted on at our AGM on 29th May
Trevor Dagg’s U16 boy’s team, who currently sit top of the Leinster league, face a crucial quarter final cup battle against YMCA tonight at 7pm in Wesley – all support welcome from Avoca members on the night!
The lads are a pleasure to watch, so it promises to be a good match.
In a first for the club, the U14 boys won the Tommy O’Sullivan Cup which took place in Portrane Hockey Club on Sunday. Trevor Dagg’s young team weathered a series of intense games against Monkstown, YMCA, Corinthians, Portrane and Railway to take home the winning cup. The lads should be proud of their performances, and for displaying impressive sportsmanship and discipline. Thanks to Portrane and the O’Sullivan family for being such welcoming hosts, and to manager Scott Rankin for all his work.
U14 Team Milo Dagg, Josh Carroll, Nathan Gerrish, Cameron Owen, Myles Geraghty, Jack Cullen (gk), Leo Pearlman Spencer, Joel Pedapongu, Piran Mcsweeney, David Rankin (captain). Coach: Trevor Dagg. Manager: Scott Rankin.
The club umpire programme is aimed at engaging with and growing the number of umpires in your club and supporting them to be confident and enjoy umpiring!
Timeline of the programme:
Pilot programme in season 2022/23 across 10-15 clubs
Open invite to all clubs to take part in the programme 2023/24
Intention to make mandatory within all Hockey Ireland affiliated clubs for season 2024/25
Who can be a club umpire coach:
Current or former provincial/national umpire OR
Completed (or will complete) Rules of Hockey online quiz and Fundamentals of umpiring module 1
What training does the club umpire coach receive:
IHUA Club Umpire Coach Course
2 seminars per season (the initial IHUA club umpire coach course counts as the 1st seminar)
The aim of the seminars is to keep the club umpire coaches up to date with the developments in umpiring (new rules etc) and to address any concerns/issues and also to gain their input into improving the programme
The club umpire coach will also be supported by their provincial umpire association and their regional development officer
If you would like to get involved – email Stephen Jenkins on firstname.lastname@example.org
Avoca Hockey Club is delighted to announce that Avoca Ireland is now sponsoring both our women’s vets teams!
About Avoca Ireland Avoca comprises 14 stores and is famed for their award-winning cafes, luxury homewares, fashion, accessories, and gifting ranges. Established in 1723 as a handweaving company, Avoca continues today to produce quality wool products from the original site at Avoca Co. Wicklow. Avoca stocks a wide range of Irish and international fashion brands.