Coaching News

Workshop – Drills for defensive play – Des Newton – Ck – on – Shannon. Please note this workshop will take place this Wednesday evening 16/04, on the Community School pitch, commencing at 7.15pm. All clubs should ensure that their coaches attend this workshop.

WorkshopWednesday 30/04/08 @ 8pm. – Ballinamore – Integrated Hurling fitness drills – Damien Coleman & Paudi Butler will conduct this workshop with the County senior hurlers and all coaches should ensure that they do not miss this opportunity to observe top class coaching and fitness training combined within a session.

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.

Vhi GAA Cul Camps 2008

Application forms and information leaflets will have been distributed to all schools this 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.



15-Apr-08 by Thomas Keenan