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Collen Sponsor Irish Men's Over 45's Hockey Team

July 26, 2018

Update August 28th 2018

Congratulations to the Irish Hockey Men’s Over 45’s team who came in 5th place in the Exin Masters World Cup 2018, held in Terrassa Spain, losing to overall winners, Spain in the Quarter final. Collen was proud to sponsor the team as they took on international players from all over the World. Following the defeat to Spain,  the Irish team beat New Zealand and then Australia to earn a very creditable 5th place. The tournament represented the largest ever field sport competition held. 

The Irish Hockey Men's Over 45's pictured with the Ghana Men's Over 45's Hockey Team.

Irish hockey has taken centre stage in the sports world following the Irish Women’s silver medal win at the Women’s Hockey World Cup 2018 in London, also running at the same time as the Masters Tournament. The Irish Women’s Over 50's team were overall winners of their division at the Masters Tournament, defeating Australia in the final to bring home the Gold! 

Well done to all the Irish players participating in the various hockey tournaments. With an increase in funding for the sport, Ireland will hopefully go on to greater successes in this field!

July 27th 2018

Collen is proud to sponsor the Irish Hockey Men’s Over 45’s team as they set to compete at the Exin Masters World Cup 2018, held in Terrassa Spain. The tournament runs from 27th July to 5th August with 135 teams from 34 countries participating.

On the back of successfully winning the Hockey Masters Home Nations against England, Wales and Scotland in June of this year, the team are set to perform well in Spain and are hopeful of bringing home another trophy. Collen wishes them every success throughout the tournament.

Tommy Drumm, Managing Director at Collen Construction, says “Collen has a proud tradition of supporting the wider community, so the Company is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the team. Collen operates across a number of European countries and is pleased to play a part in supporting the team on the international stage as it takes on not only teams from Europe but the rest of the world including USA, Argentina and New Zealand. Teamwork is a core value of Collen Construction, so we understand the commitment and dedication of these players. “ 

Team Coach, Paul Dunleavy, is honoured to have Collen as a valued partner and sponsor of the team. “It is an exciting year for hockey especially as both of the country’s senior teams are participating in a World Cup. We have a strong team and we hope to do well in Terrasso and do our country and sponsor proud. “

Pictured above are: Clinton Murphy (Irish Hockey), Kara Stuart (Company Secretary, Collen Construction), Ian Stuart (Irish Hockey), Neil Collen (Chairman, Collen Construction), Paul Fitzpatrick (Irish Hockey), Tommy Drumm (Managing Director, Collen Construction) and Corry Burke (Irish Hockey).