Coaching news

Under 14 School of Excellence
There will be no session on this Saturday 18/08 for our under 14 squad. This squad will travel to Croke Park on Sunday next for the All Ireland semi Final. Bus times as follows. Manorhamilton 8.00am ( firestation ), Drumkeerin 8.20am, Drumshanbo 8.30am, Leitrim 8.35am, Ck-on-Shannon 8.40am ( Pairc Sean), Dromod 8.50am. Any player or parent seeking further information please contact Terry Mc Manus 071 9855658.
This squad had their first outing of the year in Kilbride on Tuesday evening last when they played Roscommon in two games. Both games were very close and while we lost out by a few points in both games, management were pleased with the progress so far. Forty eight young lads got their first taste of inter County football on the evening.

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Under 14 Hurling Development Squad
Our under 14 Hurling Development squad will train on Monday evening 13/008, in Ballinamore at 7.30 pm. They will also have a further session this week which will be sorted on Monday. For further information please contact, Kevin Brisco 087-9407063 or Bernard Murray 086-8042386. A bus will leave Manorhamilton at 6.20pm on Monday evening.

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 next week.
On this weekend our under 16 squad will play in a similar blitz in Cavan.

Summer camps
This weeks hurling camp is taking place in Ck-on-Shannon with the final camp due to take place in Mohill next week. Children intending to take part in the Mohill camp should turn up at the GAA park in Mohill as normal. If the venue has to be changed for any reason we will let everyone know then.
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. Hurley’s 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.

From these games players will be selected to travel to Cavan to an under 16 blitz for weaker Counties on Saturday 25/08.



14-Aug-07 by Thomas Keenan