Pembroke Wanderers

Hockey for boys and girls of all ages

Mission Statement

Pembroke Colts & Fillies section is devoted to creating an honest, safe, friendly and supportive environment for young people - from 1st Class and 4th Year - to learn and develop their team and individual hockey skills.

Players are coached to respect the game, coaches, team mates, opponents and officials whilst developing a sense of competitiveness, team camaraderie and sportsmanship. Pembroke coaches aim to provide a high standard of coaching that creates a positive, fun and challenging experience for each player.

Pembroke Wanderers Hockey Club strives to create an environment where opportunities for excellence exist, healthy competitiveness encouraged, friendships are forged and a sense of fun and enthusiasm for the game of hockey is fostered.

Code of Conduct for Parents / Children / Coaches here

Pembroke Wanderers is run in line with the Hockey Ireland Code of Ethics for affiliated clubs.

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Key Contacts

Dave Broderick

Designated Liaison Person
Deirdre Waters

Children’s Officer
Keith Thompson

Match Secretary (Girls League)

Match Secretary (Girls Non-League)
Mary Keaney Daly

Match Secretary (Boys League)
U16 - Keith Thompson

U14 - Simon Watchorn

Match Secretary (Boys Non-League)
U12 - TBC

U10 - Gary Johnston

U8 - Alison Pigot


Complete the online Application Form here

Information for New Members here

Leinster Hockey Inter-Club Transfer Form here

Existing Members – renewal info

Existing members (with 75% higher attendance from this season) have been invoiced (for the coming season) and the invoice must be paid in full by 31st August 2020 to secure your place for the following season.

If 'No Communication' has been received by this date, it will be assumed that you are not returning to the club and you will be removed from our database.

Renewal is the sole responsibility of the parent and not the Club - please ensure you have paid by this date, so that you/your child/ren are not disappointed.

Existing members with less than 75% attendance from this season 'may not be invited to renew their membership for the coming season'.

Parents of 1st Years 2020 must advise which school they will attend – please email


1st Child: €190

2nd Child: €160

3rd & subsequent child: €83


Membership fee must be paid online and by 31st August 2020 to secure place for the coming season. An invoice will be sent to the registered parental email address from our membership system (Love Admin) with a link to the payment page for your child/ren. If you have not received this yet, please contact us immediately at

Contact Details

Parents and Players – it is your responsibility to make sure the Club is kept informed of any changes to your email address, mobile phone number or home address so you will always be kept informed of matches, events etc.

If any of your contact details change please email all relevant details to us ASAP. If we do not have your correct contact details you will miss out on getting important information.

Parents must ensure that their childs’ "TEAMER" contact information is correct – in order to receive invitations to matches/blitzes etc.

Equipment & Kit

Gum shields and shin guards are compulsory. Face masks (defending short corners) and hand guards are strongly recommended. Footwear should be suitable for Astro-Turf pitches.

Under age sides play in black tracksuit/shorts with purple Pembroke socks. A Pembroke t-shirt and hoody are available in Ed Sports, located in the Pembroke Grounds.

League teams (boys and girls (1st - 4th Year) play in full Pembroke league kit - also available in Ed Sports).



Boys u16 (3rd & 4th Years) and u14 (1st & 2nd Years) restarting Friday 11th @ 19:15

Boys u12 (5th & 6th class) restarting Friday 18th @ 18:00

Boys u10 (3rd & 4th class) restarting Friday 25th @ 18:00

Boys  u8 (1st & 2nd class) restarting Friday 25th @ 18:00

Girls u16 (3rd & 4th Years) restarting Sunday 13th @ 14:00

Girls u14 (1st and 2nd Years) restarting Sunday 13th @ 11:00

Girls u12 (6th class) restarting Sunday 20th @ 10:00

Girls u12* (5th class) restarting Sunday 20th @ 08:30

Girls u10 (3rd & 4th class) restarting Sunday 27th @ 08:30

Girls  u8 (1st & 2nd class) restarting Sunday 27th @ 11:15

2020/21 Training times & coaches

Head Coach Junior Section

Natalie Fulton

Developmental Squad

Natalie Fulton, Elun Hack

U8 Girls (1st/2nd Class)

Sunday 11.15 - 12.30 (sand pitch)  * Please note change from 2019/20
Coaches: Hannah Watchorn, Rebekah Waters

U8 Boys (1st/2nd Class)

Friday 18.00 - 19.15
Coaches: Hilda Hamilton (Lead), Paul Harrington.

U10 Boys (3rd/4th Class)

Friday 18.00 - 19.15

3rd class: Colin Kelly (Lead), Ali Farrell

4th class: Adam Keating (Lead), Gary Johnston, Dave Simmons.

U12 Boys (5th/6th Class)

Friday 18.00 - 19.15

5th class: Elun Hack (Lead), Matt Treacy

6th class: Richard Bryce (Lead).

U14 Boys (1st/2nd Year)

Friday 19.00 - 20.30

1st Year: Matt Treacy (Lead), Eric Foy

2nd Year: Eric Foy (Lead), Matt Treacy

Manager: Simon Watchorn

U16 Boys (3rd/4th Year)

Friday 19.00 - 20.30
Coaches: Paddy Conlon, Devin Donnelly

Manager: Keith Thompson


U10/U12 Girls (3rd Class)

Sunday 08:45 - 10.00
Coaches: Frankie Fennell (Lead), Ivan Cooke, Corry Bourke, Rebekah Waters

U10/U12 Girls (4th/5th Class)

Sunday 08:45 - 10.00
Yellow: Devin Donnelly (Lead), Miriam O'Meara, Cian Murphy
Green: Sophie O'Leary (Lead), Gaby Lewis, Dan Raymond, Gavin Quill
Orange: Katie Ryan (Lead), Chloe Harrison, Harry Watchorn
Purple: Hannah Watchorn (Lead), Sarah Byrne, Shane Hynes.

GoalKeeper Coach: Ian Clarke (4th/5th Class)

U12/14 Girls (6th Class/1st Year)

Sunday 10.00 - 11.15
Coaches: Katie Ryan (Lead), Green: Zack Waters, Blue: Hannah Watchorn, Red: Chloe Harrisson, Yellow: Ivan Cooke, Purple: Rebekah Waters / Niamh Courtney

Orange: Sarah Daly, Yellow: Sophie O'Leary, Blue: Frankie Fennell, Purple: Dan Raymond, Red: Rebecca Meaney

U14 Girls (2nd Year)

Sunday 11.15 - 12.45

U16 Girls (3rd/4th Year)

Sunday 12.45 - 14.15 and 14:15 - 15:45
Light Blue: Natalie Fulton/Zack Waters, Pink: Sarah Daly/Matt Treacy, Orange: Sophie O'Leary/Glenn Morrow, Yellow: Frankie Fennell/Emma Coniffe, Red: Rebecca Meaney/Matt Treacy, Blue: Katie Ryan/Paul Harrington, Green: Ivan Cooke


Boys (and U8 mixed) matches normally take place on Sunday afternoons. Girls matches take place on Sunday mornings/afternoons.

Boys U14, U16's and Girls U14, U16's play in organised Leinster Leagues.

The younger age groups play in occasional friendly matches, but the priority for these age groups is the development of hockey skills, teamwork and of course, to have fun and be safe.

Children’s Officer & Designated Person

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Deirdre Waters

Designated Liaison Person

Pembroke's Designated Liaison Person (DLP) Deirdre Waters has four children involved in the Junior Club, two children coaching and two children playing in the club and is a member of the Pembroke Vets. Deirdre was formerly the manager of the junior section before stepping aside in 2020 to focus on welfare management for the wider club.

The Designated Person is responsible for reporting any concern about the protection of children to the Statutory authorities and this role works independently from the Children's officer to provide clear lines of reporting and accountability for the whole club. Deirdre is currently recruiting for additional DLPs - if you would like to help in this area please get in touch via email to

Keith Thompson

Children’s Officer

A popular and long time member of the club - Keith has two sons in Pembroke Wanderers.

Pembroke works closely with the IHA in order to ensure that best practice is followed in children’s sport.

The Children’s Officer manages all activities and issues in relation to young people at club level.

In applying the guidelines of the Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children’s Sport, Pembroke have adopted and implemented a code of conduct for all participants and must appoint a Children’s Officer and a Designated Person.