Anna Kelly is Newbridge Hockey Club's Junior Co-ordinator.  If you have questions you can contact her at newbridgehcjuniors@gmail.com or at the pitch most training days.

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JUNIORS

Here at Newbridge Hockey Club we are dedicated to creating an environment which is friendly, fun and supportive for young people. We aim to make training fun for all players developing basic skills from an early age while creating healthy competitiveness.  We strive to develop our young members in all aspects of hockey and sport in a friendly supportive environment. 

 

We work closely with Leinster Hockey www.leinsterhockey.ie and Hockey Ireland www.hockey.ie to ensure best practice is followed in children's sport.

Our Club Children's Officers are Anna Kelly and Orla Stewart.  

The Designated Liasion Person (DLP) is Elaine "Coxy" Cox.

Contact details: newbridgehockeyclub@outlook.ie

More information on our POLICIES page

MEMBERSHIP

The club will collect subscriptions through the Clubforce app. Link to register and pay your subscription will be posted on our website and on our social media platforms.  If you need information or have a query about registration please get in touch at newbridgehockeyclub@outlook.ie  

Hockey Ireland have changed from the GoMembership system to MyGameDay.  All members that play hockey must be registered with Hockey Ireland through the MyGameDay system.  The cost is EUR10 per player and is due by September 1st.  https://hockey.ie/membership/  Please note that this EUR10 fee is separate to the club subscription and can be paid immediately to Hockey Ireland.  Contact Hockey Ireland directly by email if you have questions on MyGameDay.

 

​Membership costs 2022-2023

  • €120 for one child

  • €200 for two children (same family)

  • €275 for three children (same family)

  • €300 MAX per family.

  • €55 per child of a fee-paying adult.

  • €15 per child of a full-time volunteer to cover insurance.

  • €120 "Social Hockey"

  • €150 Senior Ladies (Students rate)

  • €180 Senior Ladies

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As well as a good attitude and enthusiasm, a gumshield and shinguards are essential for all training, matches and blitzes!

All players must have shinguards, gumsheild, astro runners and a hockey stick.  

Please also ensure that players are wearing clothing suitable for the weather conditions and that they bring a water bottle (labelled). 

NO SHINGUARDS, NO GUMSHIELD = NO PLAY

If your child is trying hockey for the first time we have sticks that you can use for your first couple of sessions to test the waters. Once they decide they are continuing to play, it is really important they get a stick that fits them! Andrew & Dave in G Sports can assist in this. 

What do I wear to a blitz?

Kids should wear black tracksuit bottoms or shorts, and a maroon hoodie or polo, this doesn't have to be the club ones. Shinguards and mouth guards are compulsory. 

What do I wear to a match? (U14s/U16s)

Boys should wear black shorts, club socks, and club polo.

Girls should wear black skort, club socks, and club polo or club jersey. Shinguards and mouth guards are compulsory. 

EQUIPMENT

Location: Newbridge College
(Sundays)
9:45 am to 10:45 am 
U8's; Snr Infs, 1st & 2nd class
U10's; 3rd & 4th class
U12's girls; 5th & 6th class
11:00 am to 12:00 pm 
1st Year Girls (Main Pitch)
U10-U14 Boys (Back Pitch) 
12:15 am to 13:30 pm 

2nd Year Girls (Back Pitch)

U16's (Main Pitch)

U18's (Main Pitch)

Location: Naas Sports Center
(only U14's, U16's, U18's +) 

2nd year teams

7:30 pm to 8:30 pm (Mondays)

U16's & u18's teams

7:30 pm to 9:00 pm (Mondays)

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Wednesdays)

"Social Hockey" 

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Wednesdays)

Over 18's only. See Seniors for more details. 

WHERE TO BUY?

As a club from Newbridge we try to support local, we have some amazing branded gear: hoodies, socks, beanies, rain jackets and polo shirts.  All Newbridge HC Kit can be purchased from GSports Newbridge.

 

Hockey sticks and general hockey items can be purchased in GSports Newbridge, Colgans Naas and many other sports shops.