Four Ireland umpires selected onto the European Umpire Development Programmes

Congratulations to Christine Coulter Reilly, Gary O’Connor, Sarah Craig and Oli Brown who have all been accepted onto the European Umpire Development Programmes.

Christine and Gary will join the EuroHockey Umpires for Europe (U4E) programme. This focuses on improving the performance of umpires who are at an advanced stage of development and have shown the potential to become international umpires. Meanwhile, Sarah and Oli will have the opportunity to learn skills to progress in their national leagues via the EuroHockey Umpires for Nations (U4N) programme.

Many thanks to Sport Ireland’s support of our Umpire Academy, via the Women in Sport Programme, where Sarah and Christine started out on their national and international pathway.