Coaching News

Firstly this week a sincere thank you to Des Newton for a very interesting workshop on Wednesday evening last. Des conducted this workshop, even though his brother Paul was seriously ill in hospital. Thankfully, Paul is making steady progress and we wish him a full and speedy recovery. Also word of thanks to the Community school for the use of their facilities on the evening.

Hurling 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.

The first of our under 8 & 10 blitz take place this Saturday, commencing at 10.30am approx.. Please note blitz are on a home and away basis so host club on Saturday will travel on Saturday week. Full list for Saturday as follows – host club named first.

Melvin Gaels & Dromahair, Fenagh & GlencarManor, Cloone & Aughavas, St. Osnats & Glenfarne, Annaduff & Gortletteragh, St.Mary’s & Allen Gaels, Aughnasheelin & Leitrim Gaels, Carrigallen & Mohill, Drumreilly & Sean O’Heslin’s, Kiltubrid, Carrigallen & Bornacoola.

Under 15 School of Excellence.

Following is a list of under 15 panel members who are asked to attend at the sports complex in Ck-on-Shannon on Saturday next at 11.00am.

Niall Quinn, Michael Mc Manus, Alan Mc Loughlin, James Hazlett, Alan Crossan, Brian Beirne, Conor Farrell, Roy Keenan, Shane Quinn, Patrick Mc Hugh, Conor Mc Kiernan, Andrew Gilligan, Anthony Mulligan, Ryan Higgins, Liam Cox, Keith Mc Gloin, Rory Kelly, Niall Woods, Michael Ferguson, Patrick Loughlin, John Conefrey, Aaron Beirne.

For any further information, please contact Terry Mc Manus 086-7355244.

Bus Routes. – Ballinamore 9.20, Carrigallen 9.40, Aughavas 9.50, Cloone 10.00, Mohill 10.10, Masonite 10.20, Complex 10.30.

Kinlough 9.10, Manorhamilton 9.30, Drumkeerin 9.50, Drumshanbo 10.10, Leitrim 10.20, Complex 10.30.

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.



22-Apr-08 by Thomas Keenan