Coaching and Games Development Newletter


Coaching & Games Newsletter

Respect Initive

Up to Under 14 Championship

Their has been a great responce to the respect initive at our under 8 & 10 go games blitz and our under 12 mini league games. Now that the under 14 championship has commenced we are asking all clubs to ensure there coaches and players observe the initive by wearing the Respect bibs and getting the players to line up and shake hands before and after the game.

Schools of Excellence / Development Squads

U-14 School of Excellence

The U-14 school of excellence will take a break for a few weeks while the under 14 championship is onÓgoing.

U-15 School of Excellence

Our under 15 squad played Longford in a final trial on Saturday last in Annaduff GAA grounds. This proved a very exciting game with Leitrim pushing a more established Longford all the way. Excellent workout which will give the Leitrim management plenty to work on. Next session takes place on Sunday evening next. Players will be contacted with full details.

U-16 Development squad

The group stage of the Fr. Manning cup competition involving Leitrim will now take place on Saturday next 30th July in Michael Fay Park (Longford Slashers) Longford commencing at 2pm.

VHI GAA Cul camps 2011

Vhi GAA Cul camps Great turnout again this week at our Vhi GAA Cul camps taking place in Drumkeerin, Fenagh and Leitrim Gaels.

The last of this years Vhi GAA Cul camp will take place in Ballinamore commencing on Monday August 15th.

Ballinamore Vhi GAA Cul camp

Monday August 15thto Friday August 19th

We would appeal to all children intending to attend our last Vhi GAA cul camp in Ballinamore to either book on line or forward a written application form to the office this week as kits are in very short supply with the large turnout at all camps.

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















28-Jul-11 by Colette Fox – PRO