Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Railway appoint O'Keeffe for men's role

Railway Union have announced the appointment of Ian O'Keeffe as coach for the men’s first team for the 2010/11 season.

In a statement released by the club this week, Railway said of the appointment: “After a period out of hockey, O’Keeffe is keen to get back into the game and brings with him a huge amount of playing and coaching experience and we are looking forward to successful times with Ian.”

O’Keeffe has been involved with hockey for 30 years as a player, coach and manager. As a player, he represented Belvedere before going on to captain Cork Harlequins and Pembroke Wanderers.

At Interpro level he played schools, U-21s and senior as well as representing Ireland at all levels, playing in the European championships, the Intercontinental Cup and the Junior World Cup.
Ian has coached at both Senior & underage levels and has managed the Irish U-21 team.

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