Easter Camogie EGGstravaganza in Croker!
The Camogie Association’s annual Caman to Croker took place on Easter Monday April 17th at GAA HQ with 64 clubs from across every corner of Ireland in attendance. 1,200 girls took to the hallowed turf of Croke Park to enjoy this games based blitz event for U12 club teams. A unique occasion and most memorable experience for these girls which we hope will keep them playing long into the future. Well done and thank you to all the clubs mentors, parents and supporters for getting involved and taking part.
Camogie Development News this week:
· Caman to Croker Pictures
· Hurl with Me Programme Announced
· Galway Easter Camp
· Wexford Easter Camp
Caman to Croker Pictures
Carnew Emmetts Wicklow
Burren Rangers Carlow
Crossmaglen Rangers Armagh
Check out all the rest of the team pictures on the link below.
Look at some of the action on and off the field during the day on the link below.
Hurl with Me Programme Announced
The Camogie Association’s annual Hurl with Me Programme in association with the National Dairy Council has been announced for 2017. This programme is aimed at players aged 7-10yrs in clubs and runs over a 6 week period where parents will accompany their daughter to training and learn some basic skills of the game. The intention is that parents will hopefully gain some knowledge that they can help with their daughter’s development, keep the girls playing Camogie and expose more people to the benefits of being a member of a club/team. Funding is being provided for 20 prorgammes across the country!
To register your clubs interest please click the link below and fill in details before Thursday 27th April at 4pm.
Galway Easter Camp
A two day easter camp was held in Galway on April 12th & 13th. 80 girls from ages 6-12 years participated in the camogie specific camp. Coaching was provided by Galway players Niamh Hanniffy, Lorraine Coen and Maria Brehony. Also thanks to coaches Joan Poland and Richard McNicholas.
Wexford Easter Camp
68 players aged between 6-13yrs took part in an Easter Academy on April 18th & 19th in Rathgarogue/Cushinstown, Wexford. Coaching was led out by Peadar Cody and supported by Wexford County Senior Camogie Player Joanne Dillon. Also helping out were club players from surrounding clubs in Wexford. Great weather, good fun and friendships made by all.
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