Camogie in Ballyvary
A two day camogie camp took place in Ballyvary pitch Mayo on the 18th and 19th August. Approximately 27 girls attended the camp mostly from Ballyvary with a few attending from Castlebar camogie club also. The girls on the camp ranged from the ages of 5 to 15 years. The camp comprised of skill development sessions, fun games and conditioned games to develop skills. All the girls received a æCamogie Rocks’ t-shirt on the final day. Thanks to Emmet O Brien and Rebecca Comer from the Ballyvary club for all their help in organising the camp and running it so successfully. For more information on Camogie in Mayo please contact Caroline Murray Regional Development Officer on firstname.lastname@example.org or 087 1251269
All Ireland Day in Croke Park for the club
Ballyvary under 10 Camogie club have been chosen out of a number of new camogie clubs in Ireland to play at half time in Croke Park on Camogie All Ireland Day September 11th 2011.
The club are very excited about the prospect and are looking forward to their day out and playing on the hallowed surface. The All Ireland finals are in association with RTE sport and begin at 12pm in Croke Park with the Junior final between Down and Waterford. The intermediate final takes place at 2pm between Antrim and Wexford and the Senior final at 4pm between Galway and Wexford. The senior teams battle it out for the O Duffy Cup, a cup which is named after a Mayo man Sean O Duffy from Killawalla outside Westport who worked constantly for the promotion of Camogie not only in Mayo but throughout the country. Mayo competed in the 1959 All Ireland Camogie final but lost out to Dublin on that occasion.