Wettingen, Zurich. Congratulations to Hermes Hockey Club who are sponsored by SoftCo as they beat Lille from France 3-1 to become European Club Champions in Wettingen, Zurich.
Hermes, representing Ireland as National Champions, were taking part in the 2012 Eurohockey Club Champions Challenge. Hermes faced teams from Austria, Czech Republic and hosts HC Rotweiss from Switzerland and convincingly won their pool matches to earn a place in the final against Lille. The Hermes team played both skilful and controlled hockey and were worthy champions. Hermes goalkeeper, Emma Gray, was named goalkeeper of the tournament. SoftCo are proud to be associated with Hermes and wish them further success in the future.
About Hermes Hockey Club
Hermes Hockey Club was founded in 1966 with 48 members. The club has produced many Irish senior international players over the years, including a number of Irish captains and several who have achieved over 150 caps.
Over the past decade the Hermes 1st IX has achieved outstanding success winning the Irish Senior Cup in 1997, 1999, 2005 and 2006, the All Ireland Club Championships in 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2008 and representing Ireland in European competitions on six occasions.
For more information please visit Hermes Women’s Hockey Club.