Connacht clubs are invited to Pearse Stadium on Monday June 6th to participate in the annual Camán to Connacht event for under 12 teams in the province. All teams who register for the day will be entered into the draw to play in Croke Park in August.
Other development news this week:
· National Hurl with Me Programmes underway!
· 1000 girls participate in Camán to Leinster Day
· Roscommon U8/U10 Indoor Programme
· Mayo Secondary schools
· Come & Try it Belfast
· Sligo Cumann na mBunscol
National Hurl with Me Programme underway!
The National Hurl with Me programme in association with the National Dairy Council is underway in 24 clubs in Ireland.
Hurl with Me Crookedwood, Westmeath with tutor Laura Heffernan.
Hurl with Me St.Lazarians, Laois with tutor Stephen Hoary
Hurl with Me Craobh Chiarain, Dublin
Hurl with Me Creggan Antrim with tutor Eoghan Gribben
Hurl with Me Ballinora, Cork with tutor Pat Nolan
1000 girls participate in Camán to Leinster Day
1000 girls from 50 teams took part in the Camán to Leinster under 12 club day in the GAA Games Development Centre in Sports HQ in Abbotstown Dublin on Saturday May 7th. Team pictures can be seen on:
Setanta, Carlow at Camán to Leinster Day
The Camogie4Teens Programme continues in 10 counties. The remaining 10 counties will take part in programme in second half of year. The Camogie Association applied for funding for this initiative and were one of 5 national governing bodies to receive funding for a project from the Coca Cola Thank you Fund. The aim of this unique programme is to cluster Camogie clubs together in a county in order to provide targeted programmes for their teenagers (15-18 year olds).
Cork Camogie4Teens: special guests Cork stars Meabh Cahalane and Amy O'Connor shared their experiences of juggling their busy lifestyles and the importance of sport in their lives.
Galway Camogie4Teens underway with PR module with tutor Gerry Dolan
Meath Camogie4Teens planning day for event for U10 camogie players
Antrim Camogie4Teens organised blitz day for their club u8 and u10’s with 120 kids involved
Cork Camogie4Teens: Intrepid reporters from Camogie4Teens programme in Cork attended the Cork V Tipperary Senior Match at Castle Road on May 8th completing match report.
Roscommon U8/U10 Indoor programme
Over 110 girls from 5 clubs took part in the u8 and u10 indoor programme in Roscommon for the month of April.
Four Roads under 8's
Tulsk under 10's
Roscommon Gaels under 8's
Mayo secondary schools
A first year secondary school blitz took place in Castlebar on Wednesday May 4th 2016.
St Joesphs secondary school, Castlebar- winners of competition.
Scared Heart Westport; First time ever that school has a Senior Camogie team.
Come & Try it Belfast
A joint Camogie/ladies football Come & Try it day for secondary schools in Belfast took place in St.Pauls GAC with over 65 girls in attendance. Thanks to St Louise, St Genevieve, St Joseph and Meanscoil Feirste for attending.
Come & Try it Day Group
Congrats to Meanscoil Feirste on winning the camogie equipment bag.
Sligo Cumann na mBunscol
A Sligo Cumann na mBunscl blitz took place in Geevagh GAA pitch on Tuesday May 10th 2016.
140 girls from 8 schools took part on the day with blitzes and coaching from Sligo Hurling officer Benny Kenny.
Geevagh defeated Tubbercurry in the final on the day.