Coaching & Games Newsletter

Connacht Play and Stay day in Croke Park.
On Thursday and Friday last children from each of the Connacht Counties got the opportunity to play in Croke Park. The under 12 children from the four Leitrim clubs, Annaduff, St. Osnats, Aughavas and Carrigallen were playing on Friday morning and with the splendid weather conditions it was a very enjoyable occasion. All childrenÓgot to play three 20 minute games and thenÓgot a tour of Croke park and the GAA museum. We would like to thank the four Leitrim clubs who took part for the manner in which they conducted themselves both on and off the field, it was a pleasure working with you. We would also like to thank the Connacht Council who fund this annual two day event and give our young players an experience to remember.

Schools of Excellence / Development Squads U-14 School of Excellence
Trials for this years under 14 school of excellence recommence on Saturday next May 7th in Allen Gaels GAA centre Drumshanbo commencing at 12.30pm. All players are asked to be present at 12.15 at the latest for registration.

U-15 School of Excellence
Trials for this years under 15 school of excellence will continue on Sunday next May 8th in Ballinaglera GAA grounds commencing at 6.30pm. All clubs are asked to please ensure their players attend.

U-16 Development squad
Following a series of trials squad sessions for the under 16 development squad commenced on Saturday last with a fitness test. The next session will take place on Saturday next at 10am in Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada.

VHI GAA Cul camps 2011
Leitrim GAA officially launched our 2011 Vhi GAA Cul camps on Friday last at the Connacht Play & Stay day in Croke Park. Players from Aughavas, Annaduff, Carrigallen and St. Osnats along with Sligo All Star Charlie Harrison and Leitrim GAA Coaching officer Padraig Mc Gourty launched the camps inÓglorious sunshine. Application forms will be distributed through the clubs and schools this week. The on-line booking has now commenced and we would encourage as many parents as possible to use this booking format. Camp type means, activities in Football, Hurling & Camogie will take place at the camp.   

 

 

06-May-11 by Colette Fox – PRO