Irish Hockey Awards Winners and Shortlists Revealed

Updated: February 21, 2014
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Irish Hockey has today announced winners from seven categories and the four shortlisted in the three remaining categories for the 2013 Irish Hockey Awards.

The awards will be presented at the lunchtime event being held on Friday 21st March at the Stillorgan Park Hotel (12 noon start).


There are 13 categories in total and a Hall of Fame which will see four new inductees with Jimmy Kirkwood, Joanne Menown, John McKee and Noelle Branagan becoming members this year.

Irish Hockey are delighted to announce the following winners and shortlists for the 2013 Irish Hockey Awards .


Senior Club Women’s Player – 4 Shortlisted (winner announced at awards)

Sinead McGirr (Loreto HC)
Kate Dillon (Railway Union)
Ali Meeke (Loreto)
Nikki Keegan (Loreto)


Senior Club Men’s Player – 4 Shortlisted (winner announced at awards)

Dave Egner (Cork Harlequins)
Gareth Watkins (Monkstown)
Ross Canning (UCD)
Mark Ingram (Pembroke Wanderers)


Club of The Year

Loreto Hockey Club
Monkstown Hockey Club
Railway Union Hockey Club
Muckross Hockey Club


U18 Girls Player of the Year  Sarah Twomey (Hermes hockey Club).
U18 Boys Player of the Year Lee Cole (Monkstown)
Coach of the Year Graham Shaw
Volunteer of the Year Inez Cooper (Loreto)
Hockey School of the Year Mount Anville School
Umpire of the Year Fiona Davitt
Developing Club of The Year Wicklow Hockey Club

Men’s Players Player & Women’s Players Player This award is announced at the event itself and is voted on by the senior squad for their choice of player’s player.

President’s Award This award is announced at the event and is decided upon at the sole discretion of the President to recognise an individual for their outstanding contribution to the sport of hockey.

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