Three Rock Rovers Hockey Club

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Three Rock Rovers Hockey Club
Three Rock Rovers.png
Founded1893
LocationGrange Road ,
Dublin,
Ireland
ColorsSky blue, brown and navy
PresidentJ. Findlater
Websitehttp://www.threerockrovershc.com

Three Rock Rovers Hockey Club is a field hockey club based in Grange Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin. They are affiliated to the Leinster Branch of the Irish Hockey Association. The club currently fields six men's teams and five women's teams in the Leinster Hockey leagues. The Club was Ireland's entrant into the 2008 Euro Hockey League getting to the final 16 of the tournament.

On Sunday 23 February 2014 in the final of the Irish Senior Cup, Three Rock Rovers beat Pembroke Wanderers on penalty strokes to win the ISC for the first time in 40 years.

On May 22/25, the club will host the EHF EuroHockey Club Champions Men's Trophy for the first time. The 1st XI squad will compete against teams from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Italy, Wales, Scotland, the Czech Republic, and Ukraine.

The 2015/16 season will see the introduction of the new Irish Hockey League. The Men's 1st XI squad will compete in the inaugural event, made up of the top 10 teams from Munster, Ulster, and Leinster.

Honours[edit]

(List of honours complete for all-Ireland competitions - all others incomplete)

  • Irish Senior Cup - 10 wins, 1 share.
    • 1897-98, 1907–08, 1938–39,[1] 1952-53, 1958–59,[2] 1962-63, 1963–64,[3] 1973-74,[4] 2013-14, 2017-18
    • Shared 1961-62.[5]
  • IHL Champions Trophy: 1 win
    • 2016-17
  • Irish Junior Cup - 6 wins.
    • 1897-98, 1909–10, 1911–12, 1919–20, 1978–79,[6] 1997-98.
  • Irish Senior Cup (Ladies Hockey) - all wins by Maids of the Mountain Ladies Hockey Club - 4 wins.
    • 1919-20, 1922–23, 1929–30, 1934-35.[7]
  • Irish Junior Cup (Ladies Hockey) - all wins by Maids of the Mountain Ladies Hockey Club - 3 wins.
    • 1922-23, 1946–47, 1974-75.
  • Leinster Senior League (Men's hockey) - list incomplete
    • 1952-53, 1971–72, 1973–74, 1987–88, 2002–03, 2007-08.
  • Mills Cup (Leinster Senior Cup)
    • 1914, 1919, 1942, 1943, 1954, 1956, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1978, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1987, 1997, 2014

Notable former players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Belfast Newsletter 13/03/1939 Page 14
  2. ^ Ireland's Saturday Night 11/04/1959 Page 9
  3. ^ Ireland's Saturday Night 11/04/1964 Page 2
  4. ^ Ireland's Saturday Night 06/04/1974 Page 2
  5. ^ Ireland's Saturday Night 14/04/1962 Page 9; 28/04/1962 Page 8; 05/05/1962 Page 8
  6. ^ Belfast Newsletter 02/04/1979 Page 12
  7. ^ Belfast Newsletter 15/04/1935 Page 3

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