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7th Sep 2019

EYHL Umpires Pre-Season Workshop and Fitness Testing (10:30) @ TBC

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30th January 2019
BAD WEATHER PROCEDURE ...(with image - click here)

The second half of the season is about to start and with this the weather usually turns!

I have attached the Bad Weather Procedure which clubs are expected to strictly abide to. Indeed, all clubs have just received a email reminder this week (from Hockey Ireland) about their responsibilities.

If the weather is bad where you live or you anticipate poor weather at your arrival destination, please think about contacting the home club on the morning of the match (assuming you've still heard nothing) and make that final check before you travel! It might save you a wasted trip and a scary trip just to get there or home!!

19th December 2018
Rules - Amendments to FIH Rules of Hockey ...(with image - click here)

The FIH has announced a number of amendments to the Rules of Hockey that will come into force on 1 January 2019 for international events. See attached document.

However, please be advised that Hockey Ireland will adopt the changes domestically from the START OF THE 2019/20 SEASON.

5th October 2018
Irish Cup Competitions - Important Information for all Umpires ...(with image - click here)

Here are a few reminders before the Cup Competition matches this weekend: -

*The home club MUST contact BOTH UMPIRES to confirm arrangements by 8.00pm on the Monday prior to the match. Travel arrangements, time of departure and any pick-up requirements should be confirmed.

*Home clubs must provide post-match hospitality, including a post-match meal, to visiting match officials where travel is from outside of the home Branch.

(Failure to comply with the above should be reported to ASAP).

Duration of matches: Matches are of 70 minutes duration (2 x 35 min). There is no extra time.

In the event of a match ending in a draw after 70 mins a Shootout competition will take place under FIH rules (see below). The home side must provide a time keeper (See Appendix A on the attached Rules & Regulations).

Maximum of 18 players provided two fully kitted goalkeepers are included & present. If fewer than two fully kitted goalkeepers present, then ...

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