Mary O'Connor (Director of Camogie Development) was special guest at the Hurling/Camogie Summer Camps in Bailieborough Cavan earlier this week. Mary was on hand to answer any questions the children could think of! With 7 All Ireland medals and 3 All Stars to her name, Mary conveyed valuable advice to the participants on how to improve their game. She also emphasised the importance of enjoying the game to the 90 participants who attended the camp. The camp runs from the 19th-21st August with participants coming from Bailieborough, Shercock, Knockbride and Kingscourt.
Pictures from Bailieborough Camp
Other items in the Development News Round up include:
Ø Burt Joint Hurling and Camogie Camp Donegal
Ø Armagh camps
Ø Glynnbarntown Camogie Club Wexford is happy!
Ø 110 years of Camogie celebrated!
Ø Upcoming events
Burt Joint Hurling and Camogie Camp Donegal
40 participants took part in the Burt hurling and Camogie week long camp in Donegal. Top coaching was provided from the Donegal Co board Hurling coaches and some of the current Senior Donegal Hurlers.
Burt Camp Donegal
Action from Burt camp!
A camp took place in Crossmaglen in Armagh with 60 girls in attendance. Another camp took palce in St.Mary's Aghagallon in Lurgan with 84 girls in attendance. Thanks to coaches and players involved that helped run such successful camps.
Armagh and Crossmaglen winner Patricia McEvoy with the under 8's
Group photo from Crossmaglen camp
Glynnbarntown Wexford is happy!
Check out the ‘Happy Video’ that Glynnbarntown club in Wexford produced!
110 years of Camogie celebrated!
Camán to Thurles took place in Semple Stadium on Friday the 15th August with 47 clubs taking part in the event. The Camán to Tullamore event for Leinster clubs took place in O Connor Park Tullamore on Saturday 16th August with 37 clubs taking part in the day. A draw will take place on Monday the 25th August to see what clubs will participate in the Camán to Croker event on the 18th October in Croke Park.
Check out pictures below
Up coming events
Kenagh Hurling & Camogie Academy will begin in September for U6's, U-8s and U10's. Interested kids and parents contact Lizzie Flynn via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 087-6436579
Pictures from the Camán to Thurles and Camán to Tullamore days!
Camán to Thurles
Eire Og Annacarty, Tipperary
Fr O Neills, Cork
Murroe Boher, Limerick
Tournafulla, Limerick with Munster Camogie chairperson James Moynihan
Tulla Clare with Sean Torpey of Torpey Hurleys sponsors of Camán to Croker
Caman to Tullamore Pictures
Carnew Emmets, Wicklow
James Stevens, Kilkenny
Na Fianna, Dublin
Na Fianna, Meath
Naomh Eamonn, Castletown, Laois
Oliver Plunketts, Dublin