The Camán to Croker day will take place in Croke Park on August 8th this year. 64 under 12 camogie clubs will participate on the day. Teams were chosen from provincial blitz days and also 10 clubs were chosen from Hurl Smart Week.
Meath: Donaghmore Ashbourne
Kilkenny: Kilmacow, James Stephens
Kildare: Nurney, Ardclough,
Dublin: Ballyboden St. Endas, Naomh Mearnog, Skerries, Clontarf, Na Fianna, Round Towers,
Tyrone: Naomh Treasa Dungannon, Omagh St.Enda’s
Antrim: St.Paul’s, Dunloy Cuchullains
Derry: Lavey, St.Malachys, St.Patrick’s An Lub
Armagh: Mullaghbawn, St.John’s
Down: An Riocht
Cork: Castlemartyr, Ballinhassig, Glen Rovers, Charleville, Bride Rovers
Tipperary: Moycarkey Borris, Ballybacon Grange, Thurles, Burgess Duharra
Limerick: Adare, Kilmallock, Bruff
Clare: Bodyke, Clarecastle
Galway: Pearses, Castlegar, Shamrocks, Portumna, St.Thomas, Ballinasloe, Sarsfields, Oranmore Maree, St.Colman’s,
Hurl Smart Week:
The Harps (Laois), Buffers Alley (Wexford), Crusheen (Clare), Geraldine’s Portglenone (Antrim), St.Annes (Louth), St.Kevin’s (Dublin), St.Brenda’s Ballymacnab (Armagh), Dunderry (Meath), Glenuillin (Derry), Ballynestragh Gaels (Wexford).
Other development News includes:
· Calling Leinster clubs -7 a side blitzes in July for Under 16’s & 18’s
· Cork win the double at Munster Poc Fada Competition
· Connacht 7 a side Blitz for under 16’s
· U15 Ulster Blitz
· Offaly Hurl with Me Programme
· Coming up….
Calling Leinster clubs -7 a- side blitzes in July for Under 16’s & 18’s
The Camogie Association in conjunction with Leinster Camogie are running two 7 a-side blitzes in July for clubs in Leinster.
Under 16- Saturday July 16th 2016
Under 18/Minor- Saturday July 30th 2016
The blitzes will be held in Laois with venues to be confirmed.
For more information regarding the blitz please contact Patrick Mullaney on 0874146933 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for application is Friday July 1st. All entries must be returned by post.
Cork win the double at Munster Poc Fada Competition
Lyndsey Condell from Ballygarvan winner of the Munster Senior Poc Fada held in Thurles racecourse on June 27th.
Cup presented by James Moynihan, Munster Camogie Chairperson
Mairead O'Suillivan from Banteer winner of the U16 competition.
Cup presented by James Moynihan Munster Camogie Chairperson
Connacht 7 a side Blitz for under 16’s
The annual Connacht 7 a side tournament took place in the Connacht Centre of Excellence on Sunday June 26th with 23 teams in total over 3 divisions.
Division 1 winners: Liam Mellows (Galway)
Fiona Hamilton Connacht Camogie Chairperson makes presentation to Liam Mellows captain
Division 1 runners up: Athenry (Galway)
Division 2 winners: Cois Fharraige (Galway)
Division 2 runners up: Ballinderreen (Galway)
Division 3 winners: Tulsk (Roscommon)
Division 3 runners up: Sylane (Galway)
U15 Ulster Blitz
The Ulster U15 Blitz was held last weekend in Lisnaskea and Derrylin in Fermanagh.
Counties who took part in blitz included: Tyrone, Down, Monaghan, Derry, Antrim, Donegal, Cavan and Clare.
Offaly Hurl with Me Programme
Over the past 3 months as part of the Offaly Development plan a number of Hurl With Me Programmes have been taking place. Programmes have been held so far in Lusmagh and St. Cillians with the final programme taking place in Drumcullen Camogie Club. 12 parents/guardians are currently undertaking the programme with tutor Benny Wyer.
Drumcullen Hurl with Me