SoftCo’s sponsorship of the Irish Women’s Hockey Team, who reached the World Cup Final last August, was recognized as ‘Sports Sponsorship of the Year’ at the 2019 Irish Sport Industry Awards. The squad became the first Irish team to reach a World Cup final. These achievements
Men’s Irish Junior Cup FinalThree Rock Rovers II 4 (P Blakeney, L Adams, E Jennings, S Madeley) Instonians II 1 (R McKnight)Four first half goals saw Three Rock Rovers win their first Irish Junior Cup title since 1998, the one trophy that has eluded their second string for the past five years.
Women’s Irish Junior Cup FinalUCD II 2 (K Hennessy, S Twomey) Railway Union II 1 (E Dolan)A Sarah Patton-inspired UCD won their second women’s Irish Junior Cup title as they ended Railway Union’s long-winning streak in the competition with a hard-fought 2-1 win at Grange Road.
Irish Hockey Trophy Final NICS 1 (D Wittington) Waterford 3 (B Johnson 2, H McCarthy)A blistering first half performance from Waterford saw the Deise club win ther first national title since the 1922 Irish Senior Cup, completing a remarkable turnaround in fortunes.The club was in the lowest tie