Coaching news

Vhi Cul Camps
The following is the full list of our Vhi Cul camps for this year:
July 2nd 6th Ck-on-Shannon, Manorhamilton and Aughawillan
July 9th 13th Mohill, Kinlough and Drumshanbo
July 16th 20th Aughavas, Gortletteragh and Dromahair
July 23rd 27th Fenagh, Drumkeerin and Ck-on-Shannon.

We would appeal to all parents to please return their application forms as we need to adjust our order for kits. We will not be in a position to guarantee kit size’s if applications are not sent in as soon as possible. Children should also keep listening to local radio and checking the local papers as Free Places competitions will commence shortly. John Mc Keon and Sinead Brennan will be our Vhi Cul camp ambassadors for 2007 and along with other members of our County teams will visit the camps to meet the children and have a chat.

Under 10 Go Games Blitz
On Saturday next our under 10 Go-Games blitz will continue at the following venues. The first named club will be the host club except for the Cloone / Glenfarne/ St.Osnats blitz which it is hoped will be held in Drumshanbo on.This will be confirmed to the clubs involved as early in the week as possible. Clubs are reminded that blitz will commence at 11.00 am and will be based on the Go Games format as was explained at the last blitz.

Full list as follows.

Saturday 09/06/07
Melvin Gaels + Manorhamilton
Leitrim Gaels + Aughnasheelin
Aughawillan / Drumreilly + Mohill
Cloone + Glenfarne + St. Osnats ( Drumshanbo )

Under 14 Football School of Excellence
Our under 14 school of excellence for 2007 will commence on Saturday next with a trial session in Drumkeerin at 11.00 am. The following is the list of players requested to attend as nominated by the clubs.

Allen Gaels – Thomas Mulvey, Ryan Higgins, Donal Logan.
Annaduff – DeanÓgill, Chris Prior, Dylan Keane.
Aughavas – John Conefrey, Conor Mc Kiernan, Sean Mc Kiernan.
Aughawillan – Noel Plunkett, Brian Flanagan, Fionnbarr Quinn.
Aughnasheelin – KevinÓgallagher, Conal Mc Manus.
Bornacoola – Anthony Mulligan, Roy Keenan, Tony Shanley.
Carrigallen – Aaron Beirne, Gerard Percival, Fergus O’Rourke.
Cloone – Mark Mc Govern, Jack Mannix, Niall Quinn.
Dromahair – Rory Kelly, Cian Clinton.
Drumkeerin – Patrick Mc Hugh, Glen KavanÓgh, James Hazlette.
Fenagh – Darragh Mc Loughlin.
Glencar Manor. – Mark Fox, Patrick Loughlin, Killian McGriskin.
Glenfarne – Michael Ferguson, Rory McLoughlin, Eoin Rock.
Gortletteragh – Niall Woods, Barry Tiernan.
Leitrim Gaels – Michael Mc Manus, David Regan, Liam Cox.
Kiltubrid – Alan Crossan, Anthony Murray.
Melvin Gaels – Keith Mc Gloin, SeanÓgallagher, Jonathon Connolly.
Mohill – Shane Quinn, Ronan Reynolds, Niall Beirne.
Sean O’Heslins – Eoin Mc Hugh, John Fanning, Brian Beirne.
St. Marys – James Flynn, Conor Farrell, Joseph O’Rourke.

Bus Routes:

Route 1.
Ballinamore 9.15, Kiltubrid Park 9.35, Carrick 9.55, Leitrim 10.10, Drumshanbo 10.20, Drumkeerin 10.45.

Route 2. Carrigallen 8.45, Aughavas 9.00, Cloone 9.10, Mohill 9.20, Dromod 9.35, Annaduff 9.45, Drumkeerin 10.45.

Route 3. Kinlough 9.50, Manornamilton 10.15, Dromahair 10.30, Drumkeerin 10.45.

For any further information on the above please contact Terry McManus 071-9855658 or Thomas Keenan 087-6591049.

Primary School Go-Games Blitz
We will be advising all primary schools of the dates for their Go- Games blitz over the next week or so. Check with your school coach.

[b]Hurling News[/b]

Under 14 Hurling School of Excellence
Our under 14 Hurling school of excellence will commence on Wednesday 13/06/07 in preparation for the up-coming Connacht feile on 23/06/07 inÓgalway. Clubs and players will be contacted during the week to confirm venue etc.

Club Twinning
Under the new twinning project to assist clubs from the weaker Counties, Manorhamilton have been twinned with Padraig Pearses from Galway, with St. Marys twinned with Ballygar also from Galway. Both clubs are reminded that they must submit application to Connacht Council office before they travel to Galway, and are required to have their first meeting during June.

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.

Summer camps

There will be four all hurling summer camps during August as follows:
Manorhamilton …….. 30/07 to 01/08
Ballinamore ……….. 07/08 to 09/08
Carrick ……………… 13/08 to 15/08
Mohill ……………… 20/08 to 22/08

Camps will be open to boys and girls and the cost will be € 25 per person.



05-Jun-07 by Brendan Doyle – PRO