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U16/U18 BOYS’ SQUADS NAMED

06 Oct 2020 | Slider Talent

Ulster Hockey is delighted to announce the Under 16 and Under 18 boys’ squads for the forthcoming Hockey Ireland Interprovincial Tournament 2020.

As with the underage girls’ groups, the boys faced a number of months away from the hockey pitch but since July they have been training twice a week and have committed fully to their respective programmes. The standard of both groups has been high and this has made for competitive sessions and plenty of selection headaches.

Under 16 boy’ Head Coach Scott McCandless commented:

“We are very happy with the program and the progress this talented bunch have made since the restart, it’s been a challenging time but the response from players, parents and  the clubs has been second to none. I’d like to thank Ulster Hockey and all the Volunteers at Lisnagarvey, Instonians & Banbridge that have enabled training and matches to take place safely. The boys are looking forward to the opportunity to compete and if we continue with the same intensity of late they will be an exciting team to watch and achieve what they deserve.”

Under 18 boys’ Head Coach Stephen Cuddy commented:

“There is no doubt 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone but it has been refreshing to get back on the hockey pitch with a strong group of talented boys and have a sense of normality again. The group moving up from the U16s last season have brought energy and alongside those returning from last year we have a squad who are very competitive, have trained well and push each other at each session. They have been a pleasure to work with and we are looking forward to competing in a few weeks’ time.

Ulster Hockey Talent Coach Shirley McCay commented:

“Since we have been able to return to hockey in July, it has been fantastic to see both the underage staff and players commit to their respective programmes. Everyone has had to adapt and I am extremely grateful to the coaches, parents and coaching staff who have invested in the cause, adopted all of the new safety measures we have put in place and shown so much commitment to giving these boys their chance to play for Ulster. It is a testament to them that we are looking forward to playing some competitive hockey in a few weeks’ time and I am excited to watch some quality underage hockey. Playing for your province is always a special occasion and given the circumstances it is a particularly monumental achievement of which the players should be very proud.”

 

U16 Boys Panel 2020
Tom Archbold Friends’ School Lisburn Lisnagarvey HC
Aaron Baxter Banbridge Academy Banbridge HC
Oliver Berry Methodist College Banbridge HC
Josh Brownlee Banbridge Academy Banbridge HC
Matthew Cheung Royal Belfast Academical Institution Instonians HC
Mark Cuddy Cookstown HS Cookstown HC
Tommy Dobson Banbridge Academy Portadown HC
Callum Duncan Bangor Grammar Bangor HC
Mark Eames Royal Belfast Academical Institution Instonians HC
James Evans Banbridge Academy Banbridge HC
Denver Golbey Banbridge Academy Banbridge HC
Scott Hosick Friends’ School Lisburn Lisnagarvey HC
Adam McKee Banbridge Academy Banbridge HC
Matthew McKee Banbridge Academy Banbridge HC
Toby Moore Sullivan Upper Annadale HC
George Palmer Royal Belfast Academical Institution  Instonians HC
Ben Pollock Banbridge Academy Banbridge HC
Matthew Spence Banbridge Academy Banbridge HC
Matthew Stevenson Banbridge Academy Portadown HC
Ben Walker Banbridge Academy Banbridge HC

 

Manager: Hannah Walker

Head Coach: Scott McCandless

Assistant Coaches: Jordan Robinson, Suzanne Evans

Goalkeeper coach: Peter Bingham

Analyst: Stephen McCartney

 

Interprovincial games:

Sunday 25th October v Leinster 1.15pm pass back @ Banbridge HC

Thursday 29th October v Munster 1pm pass back @ Three Rock Rovers

Sunday 1st November v Munster and Leinster @ Three Rock Rovers 10.30am and 4.30pm pass back

 

U18 boys panel 2020
Sam Anderson Sullivan Upper Annadale HC
Jamie Anderson Friends’ School Lisburn South Antrim HC
Max Anderson Cookstown High School Cookstown HC
Matthew Aughey Friends’ School Lisburn Lisnagarvey HC
James Clark Methodist College Annadale HC
Mackenzie Connor Friends School Lisburn Lisnagarvey HC
David Corrie Down High School Annadale HC
Ewan Cruickshank Cookstown High School Cookstown HC
Christopher Curry SERC Banbridge HC
Robbie Davidson Regent House North Down HC
Harrison Dunlop Sullivan Upper CIYMS HC
Kent Irwin SERC Annadale HC
Jamie Lyall Bangor Grammar Mossley HC
Allen Lyons Royal Belfast Academical Institution Annadale HC
Matthew McKibbin Regent House Lisnagarvey HC
Patrick Rose Sullivan Upper Annadale HC
Louis Rowe Banbridge Academy Banbridge HC
Charlie Rowe Banbridge Academy Banbridge HC
Eddie Rowe Banbridge Academy Banbridge HC
Conor Slack Campbell College Instonians HC
Jamie Spratt Regent House North Down HC

 

 

Manager: Mark Crooks

Head Coach: Stephen Cuddy and Patrick Grimes

Assistant Coach: Jamie Ireland

Goalkeeper Coach: Tim Hogg

 

Interprovincial games:

Sunday 25th October v Leinster 4pm pass back @ Banbridge HC

Thursday 29th October v Munster 4pm pass back @ Three Rock Rovers

Sunday 1st November v Munster and Leinster @ Three Rock Rovers 11.45am and 5.45pm pass back