Truagh Camogie Club, in Monaghan have started a Nursery programme to work alongside and with their GAA counterparts. The programme started on Thursday August 1st and Ger Gribben the Camogie RDO for the area was on hand to deliver the session games with the help of the club coaches. The Nursery programme will continue every Thursday for the rest of the summer as part of the clubs re-energising programme. Any clubs looking to set up a nursery programme in the Cavan, Monaghan, Louth or Meath region, contact Ger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 087 2733847 to arrange the programme.
Antrim U14 Player Lifestyle Camp
Antrim U14 Camogie Squad completed a player lifestyle camp focused on the demands of the modern game and what it takes to make it to senior inter county camogie. A huge thank you to Loughgiel Camogie Club for the first class facilities and to Angela Boyle for being so helpful during the event. Also, a huge thank you to inter county star Emma Connolly for coming for a Q&A Session with the girls and to Alfie Hannaway for his excellent session on Winning Primary Possession. The girls completed sessions on: Attacking Play, Defensive Play, Winning Primary Possession, Using The Ball Wall, Fundamental Movement, Nutrition & Hydration and Using the Warm Up as an Injury Prevention Tool. Well done to all the girls involved.
Armagh Camogie Summer Camp
A Camogie Summer Camp for girls aged 11-14 was held in Callan Bridge, Co. Armagh on July 23rd & 24th with 38 girls participating. The camp was very well organised with some top quality coaching from Micheal Murphy, Bronagh Mone, Collette Mc Sorley and Katie O Brien. Well done to all the girls involved.
Limerick Camogie Camps and Academy
The Limerick Intermediate Camogie Panel hosted a series of one-day camps and academies this week in Newcastle West GAA Club, Hospital GAA Club and Monaleen GAA Club. A total of 123 young camogie players participated in the programme. Limerick players, assisted by Munster RDO Deirdre Murphy, provided skills sessions and tips to young players aged 7-11 from 10am-1pm. From 2pm-4pm, players aged 12-15 took part in sessions which involved physical fitness, camogie coaching and also question & answers sessions with the Limerick Players.Special thanks to the host GAA Clubs for the use of their pitches and to all of the Limerick players who gave their time coaching and in organising the camps.Limerick play Meath in the All Ireland semi-final on August 24th and the girls are now hoping that all who took part in the days activities will support the camogie team in their quest to return to Croker on All Ireland Final Day!
Dublin Advanced Camps a Success!
Two advanced training camps for girls aged 13-16yrs took place in Dublin with two venues catering for 75 girls in total. Girls took part in advanced training skills, wall ball, nutrition talks, Conditioning sessions and workshops on running technique. The camps were a great success and the girls received coaching by several inter county camogie players including Aine Fanning & Fiona O’Sullivan along with Dublin Hurler Ryan O’Dwyer and many other expert GPOs. Our thanks to all who helped and to our host clubs Fingallians and Thomas Davis.
Connacht U14 Championship Blitz
The Connacht Camogie Under 14 Championship Blitz took place in the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence, Bekan, Claremorris Co. Mayo last Saturday July 27th. Six teams took part and were divided into two groups. Galway, Roscommon 1 and Mayo 1 contested Division 1 with Galway emerging victorious while in Dvision 2 Sligo, Roscommon 2 and Mayo 2 battled it out with Roscommon running out eventual winners.
Congratulations to all counties who took part.