Here you can read about the development initiatives undertaken on a weekly basis by the development team of The Camogie Association.
Legends & All Ireland Club Final weekend -1st & 2nd March
What a great weekend for camogie last weekend! The weekend began on Saturday 1st March with the Annual legends tournament which took place in St.Brigids club in Dublin. Six teams competed in the 7 a side tournament. Tipperary won out on the day beating Dublin in the final. Some of the pics from the day can be seen below.
Winners Tipperay top and runners up Dublin at legends Tournament
Offaly and Cork teams
Tracey Laheen Galway enjoying the Legends tournament
On All Ireland Club Final Day in Croke Park, competing club finalists Lismore, Ballyhale Shamrocks, Ardrahan and Milford provided under 12 girls to play in half time mini games on the day.
Some pics of the action:
7 secondary schools took part in the Camán and Run competition at half time of the Senior club final. The schools were from surrounding areas of the competing clubs. Schools included Scoil Aireagail Ballyhale who won on the day, Gort community School Galway who came 2nd and Hazelwood college Dromcollogher who came third. Other schools who took part in the solo and relay race include seamount college Kinvara, St.Mary’s Charleville, Grennan College Thomastown and Blackwater Community College Lismore.
School of Excellence Provincial Workshops:
The Ulster School of Excellence Workshop takes place on Saturday 15th March in the Mid Ulster Sports Arena. Start time is 10am with guest coach Joe Passmore prviding the practical session on the day.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to book your place.
A Goalkeeping workshop took place in the watershed Leisure centre in Kilkenny on Thursday the 27th February. Patrick Mullaney former goalkeeper with Laois and current Regional Development Officer for the Camogie Association tutored on the course. There were 17 coaches in attendance at the workshop which included practical sessions for goalkeeper training.
Coaching Workshops coming up…
Galway: A workshop for under 8,10 and 12 coaches will take place in Gort Community Centre on Thursday the 6th March at 7pm. Tutor will be Gerry Spelman. Please contact email@example.com to book a place on this workshop.
Antrim: A workshop for under 10 and 12 coaches entitled ‘Games to develop thinking players’ will take place in St.Louis Grammer Ballymena on Thursday 13th March. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place on the workshop
Under 10 Blitz coming up
There will be an Under 10 indoor blitz in Meadowbank on Sunday 9th March with 15 clubs from Antrim, Derry, Tyrone and Down entering. For more details or to send a team contact email@example.com
Camán Get a Grip coaching courses coming up…
Camán Get a Grip foundation course will be held in Derry on 8th March- Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Camán Get a Grip foundation course will be held in Naas GAA club Kildare on 22nd March. Anyone interested in attending this course can contact email@example.com
Camán Get a Grip foundation course will be held in St.Cuans College Castleblakney Galway on 8th & 15th April. Anyone interested in attending this course can contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Referee Course coming up…
A referee course will take place in the Lough Rea hotel in Loughrea Galway on March 20th starting at 6.15pm. Contact email@example.com to book a place on the course.
Dublin schools in college finals
Three Dublin Secondary Schools will contest for All Ireland Glory over the next 2 weeks. Maryfield College Drumcondra, St Josephs Lucan and Dominican College Griffith Avenue have all made it to their respective All Ireland Finals. Maryfield had 3 points to spare over Sacred Heart Tullamore in their semi final and will battle it out now for honours against St Josephs of Doon. St Josephs had a comprehensive win over Mountrath in their semi final and now face St Josephs of Tulla in the final. Dominican College overcame Loreto of Mullingar and now face the might of Glanmire from Cork.
This is a credit to all the work that has been going into secondary schools in Dublin from the teachers on the ground to Dublin’s Post Primary Committee lead by Chairperson Mark Leamy.
Senior C All Ireland Final – Maryfield College V St Josephs Doon – March 8th Venue: Nenagh 1.30pm
Senior D All Ireland Final – St Josephs Lucan V St Josephs Tulla – March 8th Venue: Nenagh 12pm
Junior C All Ireland Final – Dominican College V Glanmire cork – March 14th Venue: Nenagh 1pm