Hockey club back in ac­tion

Enniscorthy Guardian - - NEWS -

The thump of hockey balls hitting the back­board has re­turned to the Astro Ac­tive Cen­tre in En­nis­cor­thy af­ter the sum­mer break as En­nis­cor­thy Hockey Club gears up for the new sea­son.

While the adult teams have been work­ing hard in pre-sea­son train­ing for al­most a month now, the un­der­age sides are only just back in ac­tion and hop­ing for an­other suc­cess­ful year. Last week four mem­bers – Nora McGinty, Ciara Kelly, Ni­amh Ogilvie and Leah Kidd – re­ceived word they had been se­lected for the South East un­der 16 in­ter­provin­cial panel, which will com­pete in Belfast in Oc­to­ber.

This comes af­ter a sum­mer when two mem­bers – Mick Jor­dan and Leah Chap­man – earned na­tional recog­ni­tion when play­ing for Ir­ish Masters sides in this years Euro­pean Cham­pi­onships. The next gen­er­a­tion of En­nis­cor­thy play­ers will be hop­ing to em­u­late their club­mates in the years to come.

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