Irish Hockey Umpires Association

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Forthcoming Irish Hockey Umpires Association Events

3rd Nov 2019

IHUA Executive Committee Meeting (10:30) @ TBC

30th Nov 2019

IHUA Executive Committee Meeting (10:30) @ TBC

Forthcoming Events for other Umpiring Associations

17th Oct 2019 (from Leinster HUA)

Umpires training meeting (19:45) @ Pembroke Wanderers HC

Umpires training meeting for branch/club and school umpires

Recent News Items
13th October 2019
Card Reporting - HI Cup Competitions

In order to have an efficient and robust disciplinary system it is imperative that all yellow and red cards issued in HI Cup Competitions are sent in to Hockey Ireland (hockeyirelandcups@gmail.com) within 48 hours of the match.

We as umpires play an integral part in this process and therefore any slippages in this requirement can lead to a number of problems. It is absolutely essential that we avoid this!

Although the match card for Irish Cup Matches (ISC, IHT, IHC and IJC) has a section for recording yellow and red cards, we still MUST send the official card reporting form to Hockey Ireland (hockeyirelandcups@gmail.com).

These forms can be found on our website (irishhua.com) under ‘Information’ and ‘Card Reporting’ respectively. In particular, the yellow card form is a relatively quick, tick-box type form; designed to take only a few minutes to complete.

We would ask that there is strict compliance with this request and please consider getting into the habit of ...

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5th October 2019
EHF Umpire Development Programme - Ellie Duffy

We are delighted to inform you of the announcement from the EHF that Ellie Duffy has been selected on their Umpire Development Programme (UDP). Ellie will join five other participants in the 2020-2022 Programme.

We would like to congratulate Ellie on her selection and this excellent opportunity. We wish her every success in what will be a challenging three years.

Tom Goode has also been selected as a mentor on the Programme along with Caroline Brunekreef (NED) and we also wish Tom Goode a successful three years developing umpires of the future!

Umpire Upgrading

Congratulations to Ian Strange who was recently upgraded to A* Panel and Tanya Schafer who was upgraded to A Panel.

11th September 2019
Changes to the Rules of Hockey 2019 ...(with image - click here)

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has made some changes to the rules of hockey. These came into effect in the domestic game within Ireland on 1st August 2019.

It is important for all participants and officials that these changes are communicated and that we understand the concept of these changes so that their introduction is as smooth as possible.

Please see the attached document which details the main changes for the coming season.

For a full copy of the FIH Rules of Hockey 2019 - click on 'Information and Downloads' and go to 'Rules and Guidance'

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