The date for the Leinster development day for under 12 clubs in the province has been announced! Camán to Tullamore takes place on Saturday the 23rd May in O Connor Park Tullamore. Under 12 clubs in Leinster are invited to register their interest in the day. Closing date for registrations is Friday the 8th May at 5pm. Clubs will be put in a draw to play in the day and will also enter the draw for the Camán to Croker day in July also.
Other development News this week include:
· Hoboken Guards Camogie team up and running!
· Galway Camán Get a Grip Course
· First Whistle Courses- Wicklow and Galway
· Mayo Cumann na mBunscol Finals
· Hurl with Me Programmes 2015
· Camán to Thurles Pics
· AIT 7’s
· Up coming…
Hoboken Guards Camogie Team Up and Running!
A new adult camogie team have developed in Hoboken New Jersey! Jane McCooey is the founder and captain of the Hoboken Camogie team. They are registered to play in the 2015 North American County Board Championships, which will take place this September in Chicago! Best wishes to everyone involved in the club! Read more at:
Action from Baltimore Tournament
Galway Cáman Get A Grip
Tutor Eileen Gleeson delivered a Cáman Get A Grip Course in Turloughmore on Saturday the 25th April. 14 coaches completed the course on the day. Well done to all involved!
Galway Camán Get a Grip Course
First Whistle Courses- Wicklow & Galway
Wicklow first whistle course took place on Saturday the 25th April in Ballinakill Centre of Excellence in Wicklow.
Galway First Whistle course took place on Tuesday 21st April in Loughrea Hotel. 40 girls took part.
Galway First Whistle Course
Wicklow First Whistle Course
Mayo Cumann na mBunscol Finals
Mayo Cumann na mBunscol finals took place on Friday the 24th April in the Connacht Centre of Excellence in Bekan Ballyhaunis. Tooreen N.S beat the Gaelscoil Westport N.S in the final.
Tooreen NS after winning
Hurl with Me Programmes 2015
24 programmes are under way around the country. This programme involves tutoring parents in the skills of the game so that they can play camogie at home with their daughter. Check out some of the pics below:
Athenry Hurl with Me Programme
Erin's Own, Cork Hurl with Me Programme
Harps, Laois Hurl with Me Programme
Rathcoffey, Kildare Hurl with Me Programme
Roberta Farrell giving daughters homework for their parents!
Rathcoffey, Hurl with Me Programme
Camán to Thurles Pics
48 teams took part in the Camán to Thurles event in Semple Stadium on Saturday last the 25th April. Apart from a little rain on the day all teams enjoyed their experience. Thanks to Semple Stadium for use of the stadium for this day and also to the helpers on the day: Eamon Browne, Damien Ryan, David Ryan and Bridget Barnaville who co ordinated pitches. Check out the photos from the day taken by Brid McNamara on link below.
AIT 7’s was run in the Athlone Institute of Technology on Thursday the 23rd of April last. All teams played in a blitz and received a tour of the campus and also met Joan O Flynn Ard Stiurthoir of the Camogie Association who visited the event on the day.
Pictured St. Brendan's Community School Birr with their teacher Thomas Hannon.
Birr went on to win the inaugural competition defeating St. Brigid's Loughrea in the final by one point.
St.Brigids Voc School, Loughrea
Presentation Athenry at AIT 7's
Loretto Mullingar at AIT 7's
Sacred Heart Tullamore at AIT 7's
Camán to Ulster- Pairc Esler, Saturday 9th May
Camán to Connacht- Pearse Stadium, Sunday 10th May
Hurl Smart Week- 1-7th June