Coaching and Games Newsletter

Coaching & Games Newsletter

Under 12 mini leagues
We wish to remind all coaches working with their under 12 teams that all players must get adequate playing time. Coaches should also ensure that they observe the respect initive as well as the players.

Under 13 Regional Competition
Our U-13 regional competitionÓgot under way last weekend. This competitionÓgives players in their final year at U-13 a chance to play againts players of the same age in a 15 a side set up. A special word of thanks to all the coaches working with these regional teams.

Schools of Excellence / Development Squads

U-14 School of Excellence
The squad had a very good workout with a North Westmeath selection on Saturday morning last in Dromod. Thanks to the Bornacoola club for the use of their grounds which were in splendid condition as always and to referee Stephen Flynn. The squad have a break this weekend with the next session planned for Saturday 2nd July.
U-16 Development squad
Our under 16 development squad play Westmeath this evening Wednesday at 7.30pm in Ballinacarrigy.

VHI GAA Cul camps 2011

Leitrim GAA are pleased to announce that County Senior team member Adrian Croal will be our Vhi GAA cul camp ambassador for 2011. Adrian has both attended and coached at Vhi GAA cul camps over the years and will be able to offer lots of advise to all attendees at this years Vhi GAA cul camps.

Free Places competition
Our free places competition in conjunction with the Leitrim Observer continues this week. This competition offers children the chance to win a free place on any one of our twelve Vhi GAA Cul camps. The competition entry form will appear each week in the Leitrim Observer and those who have already booked will get a refund if they are any of the lucky winners. Winner week 1- Ben Carney, Woodlodge, CornÓgillagh, Dromod. Winner week 2- Niamh Lynch, Corcusconny, Dromahair. Well done to you both and best of luck to everyone else for the next two weeks.

Application Forms
We would appeal to all children intending to attend a Vhi GAA cul camp this summer to book as early as possible. Application forms have been distributed through the clubs and schools over the past few weeks. The on-line booking has commenced and we would encourage as many parents as possible to use this booking format. Camp type means, activities in Football, Hurling & Camogie will take place at the camp. Please note we will provide hurleys and helmets for the hurling & camogie sections of the camps.

Code Venue Dates Camp type Cost per Child
F/ H/ C 1st. 2nd. 3rd.
LM01 Ck – on – Shannon 4th. July – 08th. July F/ H/ C €60 €50 €45
LM02 Manorhamilton 4th. July – 08th. July F/ H/ C €60 €50 €45

LM03 Drumshanbo 11th. July – 15th. July F/ H/ C €60 €50 €45
LM04 Kinlough 11th. July – 15th. July F/ H/ C €60 €50 €45
LM05 Dromod 11th. July – 15th. July F/ H/ C €60 €50 €45

LM06 Aughavas 18th. July – 22rd. July F/ H/ C €60 €50 €45
LM07 Dromahair 18th. July – 22rd. July F/ H/ C €60 €50 €45
LM08 Gortletteragh 18th. July – 22rd. July F/ H/ C €60 €50 €45

LM09 Drumkeerin 25th. July – 29th. July F/ H/ C €60 €50 €45
LM10 Fenagh 25th. July – 29th. July F/ H/ C €60 €50 €45
LM11 Leitrim 25th. July – 29th. July F/ H/ C €60 €50 €45

LM12 Ballinamore 8th. August – 12th August F/ H/ C €60 €50 €45

County Coordinator : Thomas Keenan 087 – 6591049

For further information on any of the above contact:
County Coaching officer ‘€’ Padraig McGourty
Ph: 086 ‘€’ 8106431
E-mail: Games Manager – Thomas Keenan
Ph: 087 – 6591049



25-Jun-11 by Colette Fox – PRO