Like all sports inline hockey has been majorly impacted over the last year by Covid-19. On this page you will find a number of resources regarding returning to activities.
We have worked closely with the Irish Ice Hockey Association (IIHA) and our joint overall roadmap to a return to training can be found here.
While we share in your frustrations with the restrictions at times, it is important that as a sport/community we comply with them. As we move out of restrictions it is clear that implementation on the ground will come under scrutiny from the wider public.
Keeping sport moving forward (no matter how slowly) depends on the data but also the perception of how responsibly sports clubs treat these opportunities. Photographs and videos that circulate in the media demonstrating any lack of adherence to guidance will be detrimental and may well lead to tighter restrictions or even cessation.
Republic of Ireland is currently in Level 5, which means:
We are awaiting confirmation from Sport Ireland regarding the extension to High-Performance Athletes from 19th April and what this means for our sport.
Further information can be found at gov.ie.
From 12th April, Northern Ireland moves to phase 2 - ‘Cautious First Steps’, which means:
Ahead of moving to Phase 2 we have issued the following practical guidance.
Further guidance can be found at sportni.net/pathway-out-of-restrictions-for-outdoor-sport/.
As published to clubs in November IHI League Management team has prepared a contingency plan for resuming competition in 2021 as and when restrictions allow.
A short report from Head Coach Ken Moussat from the U16 tryouts on 26th September 2020.
Following our AGM on 23rd August we are providing a brief summary of points that will have impact on IHI and our members over the next year.
The 2020 AGM will take place on Sunday 23rd August over Zoom.
We are providing an update on all leagues to conclude the 2019/20 season.
QUIZ: Name the Ireland roster from the 2013 IIHF qualifiers
Unfortunately due to circumstance Inline Hockey Ireland pospotponing Women's national team traveling to World championships till 2021.