GAA Coaching News

[b]Hurling Development Squads[/b]
Our Under 12, 14 and 16 development squads are back in training on Saturday next in Ballinamore at 10.00 am. On Saturday the Galway under 16 hurling Manager will give each of the squads a session, which should not be missed by anyone with an interest in hurling.

On Saturday last, 17 members of our under 14 squad ,along with coaches Michael Dolan and Daithi Hughes took part in a coaching feile inÓgalway. Playing against squads from Galway, Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo in conditioned games, the lads competed very well and will have learned a few new skills and tricks. Well done and a big thank you to all who travelled and to the parents who had the children at collection points at a very early hour.

[b]Under 10 Blitz.[/b]
On Saturday last, a very enjoyable blitz took place in St. Mary?s grounds Ck-on-Shannon. 93 children in all took part and all got playing time in the matches.

On Saturday next two more blitz take place, one in Drumkeerin and one in Aughnasheelin. The blitz planned for Fenagh will take place on Saturday week 01/07.

Teams taking part in Drumkeerin are Melvin Gaels, Allen Gaels, Glenfarne , St. Osnett?s
and the host club.

Aughnasheelin, Drumreilly/Aughawillan, Sean O? Heslins, Leitrim Gaels, Mohill and Carrigallen will play in Aughnasheelin.

[b]Camogie Club Formation.[/b]
At a meeting held in Carrick ?on-Shannon last week , a committee was formed with the aim of developing a Camogie club in the greater Carrick ?on- Shannon area.

The meeting was well attended and following a presentation from Caroline Murray of the Camogie association and some discussion on coaching courses etc. it was decided to form a committee and progress the idea. Any one looking for information are asked to contact Dolores Cunniffe Ph.071 9620602

[b]Summer Camps.[/b]
Don?t forget to get those summer camp forms back. It will help us all a great deal to have forms in before the camp date.

[b]Championship Sunday.[/b]
Best of luck to both our senior and minor squads on Sunday next in the Connaught Championship?s. Both squads have been working very hard in training and deserve to be given loads of vocal support on Sunday.



19-Jun-06 by Thomas Keenan