Coaching news

Under 14 School of Excellence
Our under 14 school of excellence will continue on Saturday next 11/08 at 11.00 am in Aughnasheelin GAA park. Players please note bus times for the North Leitrim bus will be as per schedule below, while the South Leitrim bus times will be the same as per previous weeks.

All players are asked to please attend or contact Terry Mc Manus 071 9855658.

The squad will play their first set of games against Roscommon on this Tuesday evening in Kilbride at 6.30pm.

North Leitrim bus times for Saturday 11/08.
Kinlough 9.10,
Manorhamilton 9.30,
Dromahair 9.45,
Drumkeerin 10.00,
Drumshanbo 10.15,
Aughnasheelin 10.30.

[b]Hurling News[/b]

Under 14 Hurling Development Squad
Our Hurling Development squads will continue on this Thursday evening 09/008, in Ballinamore at 7.30 pm. A bus will leave Manorhamilton at 6.20 pm. For further details players should contact their clubs.

National Hurling Blitz weekend
The weekend of 25-26/08/07 has been designated National hurling Blitz weekend and Leitrim will host a blitz for weaker Counties at under 14 level. Full details will be published during the next few weeks.
On this weekend our under 16 squad will play in a similar blitz in Cavan.

Summer camps
Now that our Vhi GAA Cul camps have concluded attention turns to our Hurling camps. Kevin Brisco , our hurling coach from Galway will cover all aspects of hurling skills during the three day camps. There are three more all hurling camps starting on Tuesday this week in Ballinamore, Ck-on-Shannon on Monday next 13/08 and concluding with our camp in Mohill on 20/08. Please note that the venue for our Mohill camp may have to be changed due to the annual agricultural show. Full details next week.

Camps will be open to boys and girls and the cost will be € 25 per person. There is no need to book for these camps, just come along on the morning. Don’t worry if you are not a member of a hurling club as we will cater for all levels. All necessary gear eg. hurleys and helmets will be provided at each camp.

Under 16 Championship
Our under 16 club championship has had to be revised due to the withdrawal of Mohill from the competition. Revised dates and fixtures are as follows. First named team have home venue. The top two teams will play off in the final.

Tuesday 14/08………… St. Mary’s V Manorhamilton
Ballinamore bye.

Thursday 16/08……… Manorhamilton V Ballinamore
St. Mary’s bye.

Tuesday 21/08………. Ballinamore V St. Mary’s
Manorhamilton bye.

Thursday 23/08……… Manorhamilton V St. Mary’s
Ballinamore bye.

Tuesday 28/08………. Ballinamore V Manorhamilton
St. Mary’s bye.

Thursday 30/08……… St Mary’s V Ballinamore
Manorhamilton bye.



07-Aug-07 by Thomas Keenan