51 under 8 girls attended the first indoor camogie session held in Boyle Sports Complex, Co Roscommon. This indoor programme will run for the month of November and is the first of its kind in this area in Roscommon. With such huge interest in the sport the aim is to form a new club in the town in 2016. Participants on the night enjoyed their first experience of Camogie and it is hoped they will continue to particpate for the month of November. For more information on this initiative contact email@example.com
U8 activities in Boyle
Other Development News
· Carlow Post Primary Schools Blitz
· Belfast Development Blitz
· Meath Second Level Minor Blitz
· Camán Get Hooked Derry
· Westmeath Games Based Approach to Training
Carlow Post Primary Schools Blitz
The Inaugural Carlow Camogie Post Primary School blitz for 1st and 2nd Years took place on the 5th November last in Netwatch Carlow GAA training centre in Fenagh. Borris Vocational School won the shield after a thrilling final against Presentation De La Salle, Bagenalstown. Carlow Combined Schools Team also participated with girls from St. Leos College, Gaelcholaiste and Presentation College, Askea.
The blitz was co ordinated on the day by Ger Power, Development Officer and Patrick Mullaney Regional Development Officer. Thanks to Eamon Molloy for refereeing and to the coaches and teachers from all schools as well as the TY students who acted as helpers and umpires on the day.
Borris Vocational School
Carlow secretary Linda kenny presenting shield to Borris captain
De la Salle Bagenalstown
Carlow combined schools team
Belfast Development Blitz
Sunday the 8th November in a wet and cold Queens was the venue for the closing of the very successful Belfast U13 and U15 Development Squad programme.
Tyrone u14 and u16 made the trip to Belfast and St Maurs U14/U13 made the trip from Dublin to take part in a very successful blitz and coaching event. This has been a great initiative in Belfast and a huge thanks so to Belfast City Council for their support.
A further thanks to Ronan Toner and Catherine Mcgourty for coaching the Belfast team for the past number of weeks as part of this initiative.
Belfast U15 Team
Tyrone U13 Team
Tyrone U15 Team
Meath Second Level Minor Blitz
A second level Camogie participation day for minor age group was held in Dunganny in Meath. Three school including Loreto Navan, Scoil Mhuire Trim & St. Peter's Dunboyne, participated on the day with over 70 girls in total. The games were played as a nine aside to assist school with smaller numbers and allowed for a greater opportunity for all girls to get games. Thanks to the schools who participated and Meath GAA for the use of the facilities in Dunganny. As a follow on the schools intend to organise an internal minor league after Christmas. For more information on the day or to enter your school in the Meath internal schools competition contact Lizzie Flynn on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scoil Mhuire, Trim
Camán Get Hooked Derry
The Camogie level 1 coaching course ‘Camán Get Hooked’ took place in Castledawson Derry last weekend with 14 coaches participating in the course in total. Thanks to tutors Ger Gribben, Clare Dowdall and Lisa McAliskey.
Action from Derry Level 1 Course
Braving the elements at the Derry Level 1 Course
Westmeath ‘Games Based Approach to Training’
Westmeath hosted a practical Camogie workshop "A games based approach to coaching Camogie from U14 up to senior level". The workshop was held in Clonkill GAA indoor facility with 20 people in attendance on the night. Thanks to Damien Young for tutoring at the workshop.
Westmeath Workshop with tutor Damien Young