The inaugural Ulster Camogie Under 18 Seven A-Side Competition took place in the excellent facilities of Davitts GAC, Swatragh, Co Derry on Saturday (2nd August) with 8 teams participating (Swatragh, Cushenadall, Ballinascreen, Ballycastle, Glenullin, Creggan, Portglenone and Bridini Oga Glenravel). The cup winners were Cushendall (pictures above) who defeated Ballinascreen in a very entertaining final. Swatragh Camogie Club won the Shield competition defeating Bridini Oga Glenravel after extra time in a very close and competitive encounter.
A special word of thanks to the referees on the day Ciara Hayes, Eddie Nash, and John Devlin for their professionalism in quite testing weather conditions!
Swatragh under 18 shield winners
More photos at end of this report and also on: – http://goo.gl/ue9mrE
Other items in the Development News Round up include:
Ø 110 years of Camogie celebrated with provincial blitzes
Ø Hurl with me Training workshop
Ø Armagh Nursery Programme
Ø Cavan Summer camps
Ø Up coming events
110 years of Camogie celebrated with Provincial Blitzes
The Camán to Clones event for Ulster clubs takes place this Saturday the 9th August in St.Tiernachs pitch in Clones. There will be 30 clubs from all over Ulster taking part in the event on Saturday next.
Camán to Thurles takes place in Semple Stadium on Friday the 15th August with the Camán to Tullamore event taking place in O Connor park Tullamore on Saturday 16th August.
Hurl with Me Training Workshop
A Mum & me/ Hurl with me training workshop for tutors from Armagh and Tyrone took place in St Enda's Derrymacash, Co Armagh on Thursday 24th July. 23 coaches and 11 parents took part in session. The coaches were from St Enda's Derrymacash, Brocagh, Derrytresk, Derrylaughan, Culloville and Tullysaran. The workshop which was delivered by Ger Gribben Camogie RDO. The aim of this programme is to train up tutors / leaders who will be able to run Mum and Me / Hurl With Me programmes in their clubs and other clubs within their region.
Armagh Camogie Nursery Programme
A Camogie Nursery Coaching Workshop was held in St Enda's Camogie Club Derrymacash, Co Armagh on Thursday 31st July. St Enda's Camogie club ran their own Nursery which had over 40 girls involved. Camogie RDO Ger Gribben took 11 parents in a 'Camogie Taster' session in with the hope they will be more involved with their children during the St Enda club's Nursery sessions. There were 23 coaches from 4 clubs involved in the workshop and all the coaches were actively acting as coaches on the night – planning, organising demonstrating, delivering nursery sessions. For more photos from the workshop follow the link – http://goo.gl/5TAhfC
Cavan Summer camps
This week saw the beginning of the Hurling/Camogie Summer Camps in Cavan. These camps run by Cavan GAA and hosted by four clubs throughout the county (Cootehill, Castlerahan, East Cavan Gaels and Cavan Town) throughout August. Cootehill took place this week with 80 girls and boys attending from the 5th-7th August.
To book you can register on the day or for more information contact Eoin Morrissey 087 2896735.
Up coming events
2 day camp- Navan Co Meath- 11th & 12th August (10am-1pm)
Location: Navan GAA Grounds
Girls 7-12 years
€15 per child
For more information or to book your place contact:
Lizzie Flynn 087-6436579 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Booking is essential
2 day camp- Hyde Park Roscommon -12th and 13th August (10am-1pm)
Girls: 7-12 years
€15 per child
For more information contact email@example.com
Gort na Mona camogie club in Belfast are hosting their Annual U16 Bronagh Kelly memorial tournament on Sunday 31st August and they are looking clubs to enter. This is a 7 a-side tournament open to all clubs. Get in touch with the club for further details. This is a great way to finish your U16 girls season with a BBQ, Music and a great opportunity to play new clubs. Contact Danielle on firstname.lastname@example.org
More photos from inaugral Ulster under 18 seven a side competition
Ballinascreen- cup runners up
Bridini Oga- Shiled runners up
Cup presentation to Cushendall captain by Ger Gribben Regional Development Officer
Shield presentation to Swatragh captain by Lisa McAliskey Regional Development Officer