Coaching News

Up coming events.

Workshop – Wednesday 16/04/08 – Ck-on-Shannon – Drills for defensive play – Des Newton.

Workshop – Saturday 05/04/08 – Manorhamilton – Drills for attacking play – Liam Og Gormley.

Referee Foundation Level.

Due to the very poor response from clubs we have no option but to postpone the Foundation level referee course planned for this Friday evening. We would appeal once more to all clubs to forward names of those within their club who would like to try their hand at refereeing or to any others not attached to clubs, to Thomas Keenan 087-6591049 or Seamus Prior 086-6016086 within the next few days. The delay in commencing this course is very unfair on those who have already submitted their names.

Under 13 skills development.

Due to events outside our control we have no option but to postpone the under 13 skills development day planned for this Saturday. We will advise all players who took part in last years under 12 skills days of the new date through their clubs and through our local media. We are sorry for any inconvenience this cancellation may cause.

Under 8 & 10 blitz club blitz.

In line with a new directive from Croke Park we are asked to have four blitz days for our under 8 and 10 players in the month of May. However due to the number of Leitrim supporters travelling to New York in May, we have rearranged our dates as follows.

Saturday April 26th, Saturday May 3rd, Saturday May 31st, Saturday June 7th. We will publish the list of venues for the first two dates in the next few weeks.

Hurling gear promotion.

To assist everybody interested in the promotion of hurling within the County, we have put together a very special deal with a number of suppliers of hurling gear and can now offer fully approved hurling helmets at the bargain price of € 50.00 each and full size hurley’s at € 14.00 each. Further information can be had by contacting Thomas Keenan 087-6591049 or Andrew Keary 087-7530888. Information leaflets will be distributed in both schools and clubs this week.

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.

Application forms and information leaflets will be distributed to all schools next week. We would urge parents to return their forms as quickly as possible as this will greatly assist with the smooth running of our camps. Following is the list of camp dates and venues.

Monday 30/06/2008 – Manorhamilton, Ck-on-Shannon, Aughawillan.

Monday 07/07/2008 – Kinlough, Drumshanbo, Mohill.(Bornacoola GAA grounds)

Monday 14/07/2008 – Aughavas, Gortletteragh, Dromahair.

Monday 21/07/2008 – Fenagh, Drumkeerin, Leitrim.



25-Mar-08 by Thomas Keenan