Coaching news

Referee workshop.

A workshop for all current referees will take place on this Friday evening, 15/02 in the Bush hotel commencing at 8.00pm. We would ask all current referees to ensure they attend this workshop.

Workshop – Integrating ball work and fitness.
Our next coaching workshop entitled, Integrating ball work and fitness for Gaelic games will be presented by Nicholas Walsh and will take place on Saturday 16/02 in Ballinamore, commencing at 11.00 am. This workshop should be of interest to all coaches no matter what age level they are coaching at.

Connacht coaching conference.
The Connacht coaching conference will take place on Saturday 23rd February in the Mc William Park hotel Claremorris, commencing at 9.30 am. This years conference will be addressed by Paudi Butler, National Director of hurling, Colm ORourke former Meath all star footballer and panellist on RTE,s The Sunday game, with the final address being given by Ger Loughnane, former Clare hurling Manager and current Galway hurling Manager. Kerry senior football Manager Pat O Shea will present a practical workshop on "Creating Scóring opportunities", with Paudie Butler and Damien Coleman presenting "Integrated fitness for hurling". Each club should ensure that at least two delegates attend this conference and with a fee of only €30 per delegate including lunch, cost will not be the problem. Further details can be got from our web site or from Thomas Keenan on 087 6591049.

Fun Do Resource Pack.
Clubs and coaches are reminded that the new Fun Do packs are available from our offices in Pairc Sean, or by contacting Thomas Keenan 087-6591049. Packs are available for a limited time at the special price of €50 each.

GAA Vhi Cul Camps 2008
Following a number of inquires in relation to the dates for our 2008 Vhi GAA summer camps, the following is the list of dates and venues. Please note new camp in Leitrim Gaels GAA grounds from Monday 21/07/08 to Friday 25/07/08.

Monday 30/06/2008 – Manorhamilton, Ck-on-Shannon, Aughawillan.
Monday 07/07/2008 – Kinlough, Drumshanbo, Mohill.
Monday 14/07/2008 – Aughavas, Gortletteragh, Dromahair.
Monday 21/07/2008 – Fenagh, Drumkeerin, Leitrim.



13-Feb-08 by Thomas Keenan