Mayor recognises the achievements of Glenane Hockey Club.Back to List
Mayor Eamonn Maloney on behalf of the Members of South Dublin County Council hosts a civic reception and presentation for Glenanne Hockey Club in recognition of their achievement in winning the Leinster Senior League, the Leinster Neville Cup, the Leinster Senior Cup and the Irish Senior Cup in 2007
- Glenanne has a history going back almost 100 years
- Since relocating to Glenanne Park in St Marks Community School in the mid 1980s Glenanne has achieved unprecedented success especially in the last 11 years as a result of its youth policy.
- Four Leinster Senior leagues
- Four Leinster Senior Cups
- One Irish Club Championship
- Two Irish Senior Cup victory
- A Silver Medal in the European Cup winners cup
- Glenane has twice represented Ireland in Europe in Holland and Gibraltar.
- Five Leinster under 16 boys cups
- Numerous under age trophies
- Glenane also has a thriving Ladies section
- The Season 2006/07 saw Glenanne win the Leinster Treble and the Irish Senior Cup beating the cream of Irish hockey in the process, Cork Harlequins in Cork the holders, Cookstown in Ulster away, and the Pride of the North Annedale in theISC final winner of five successive Ulster titles.
- Stephen Butler and Graham Shaw have 200 caps between them for Ireland
- Last year Stephen was nominated as Irish player of the year and this year Graham has been nominated as Irish player of the year. Bear in mind the short list in just four.
- Stephen is the leading goal scorer of all time for Ireland.
- Twenty boys from the neighbourhood have player hockey either for Leinster or Ireland and the latest is Jonathan Kane a fifth year pupil in St Marks who is currently representing Ireland in the Under 18 European Championship.