Coaching and Games Development Newsletter

Leitrim GAA Coaching & Games Development

Kellogg’s GAA Cul Camps

We would like to thank all those who have already booked into our Kellogg’s GAA Cul camps for 2013. Camps will commence on July 1st in Manorhamilton, Ck-on-Shannon and Ballinamore.

Application forms for this years Kellogg’s Cul Camps have been distributed through our Primary Schools and are also available from all clubs. The on-line booking is in full swing and we would encourage using this system of booking if possible. A €5 discount per child is available by using the coupon from selected Kellogg’s cereal boxes and booking on-line.

For a chance to win a free place on a Kellogg’s Cúl Camp of your choice,check out our free places competition in conjunction with the Leitrim Observer over the next few weeks.

Hurling Camps

Leitrim coaching and games will host a 3 day hurling only camp in each of the hurling clubs on the following dates.

Manorhamilton – July 15th to 17th

Ballinamore – July 29th to July 31st

Carrick – August 12th to August 14th

Gortletteragh/Mohill – August 19th to 21st

Hurling Workshop

Leitrim hurling mentor Shane McClearn from Galway will conduct a coaching workshop in St. Mary’s GAA centre, on Wednesday next June 19th, commencing at 6.30pm. All hurling coaches are welcome to attend. Shane will be working with the St.Mary’s U14 squad who will represent Leitrim at the National feile & the Leitrim U14 development squad.

Club Skills Competition

Clubs will be advised of the dates for the regional and County final of the under 12 skills competition this week, so all players should be out practising their skills for the inter club test. Additional skill test cards are available from Thomas Keenan, James Holahan or Padraig McGourty.

U14 Development Squad

The first of our trials for this years U14 development squad took place on Saturday last in Drumkeerin GAA grounds with 36 young footballers taking part. The second trial will take place on Friday evening next June 21st in Kiltubrid GAA grounds, commencing at 6.30pm.  Players who attended the the trial in Drumkeerin are not required to attend the trial in Kiltubrid.

U16 Development Squad

Our under 16 squad recommenced on Saturday last with a very good win in a challenge game against Monaghan. Their next game is againts Sligo on Sunday morning at 11.30am. No venue finalised as yet.

U14 Hurling Development Squad

Our under 14 squad made a winning start to their season in their first outing of the year againts a strong Sligo squad last weekend. They are in action again on Saturday next, when they will take part in a Connacht feile in the Connacht centre in Bekan.

For further details on any of the above contact:-

Padraig McGourty 086-8106431 or

Thomas Keenan 087-6591049 or




18-Jun-13 by Colette Fox – PRO