The National Under 15 cup and shield competition took place in Kilkenny on Saturday the 15th August. 13 teams from 10 counties took part in the competition held over 3 venues in the city. Kilkenny defeated Cork in the Cup final in O Loughlin Gaels. Dublin B defeated Kilkenny B in the shield final held in James Stephens. Well done to all teams and mentors involved. Three coaches that completed the Camogie level 2 Course were involved with winning teams at the Blitz. These included Damien Donohoe and David Kent with Kilkenny and Robert Lewis with the Dublin side thats captured the shield.
Teams attended the Liberty Insurance Senior semi final in Nowlan Park after the Blitz and took part in a Camán and Run relay race at half time with Galway coming first, Clare second and Kilkenny third in the race.
– National Under 15 Blitz
– Camán and Run Relay Race
– Carlow Go Games Festival
– Offaly Camp
– Hurl with Me Cork
– Lenova Skills Hub Cork
National Under 15 Blitz
Kilkenny Captain Caroline Kennedy receives Cup from President Catherine Neary
Cork Under 15's. Runners up in Cup competition
Cork Captain Billie Shannon receives runnere up Cup Medals from President Catherine Neary
Dublin B winners of Shield Competition
Dublin B and Kilkenny B captains with referee Kieran Kelly Carlow before Shield Final
Rachel Hogan Chairperson of Leinster camogie presents shield to Dublin Captain Giya Batacan
Kilkenny Runner up of Shield
Clare Under 15's
Down Under 15's
Dublin A Under 15 Team
Galway Under 15's
Limerick Under 15's
Meath Under 15's
Tipperary Under 15's
Wexford Under 15's
Camán and Run Relay Race
Video of the excitement from the closing stages of Camán and Run relay race in Nowlan Park!!
1st- Galway Camán and Run relay race team with coach Angela Moran
2nd- Clare Camán and Run relay race team with coach David Carroll
3rd- Kilkenny Camán and Run relay race Team
Dublin relay race team
Limerick Camán and Run relay race team
Meath Camán and Run relay race team
Wexford Camán and Run relay race team
Carlow Go Games Festival
The Carlow Camogie end of Season Go Games Festival Blitz for Under 6 (Sizzling sixes!) and Under 8s (Eager eights!) took place at Carlow Town Hurling Club on August 12th.
20 teams from 10 clubs took part in the day.
Thanks to Carlow Town Hurling and Camogie Club for the use of the venue. Thanks to Mary Sweeney and Mick Lillis and all the young whistler referees on the day. Some team pictures below:
Naomh Brid, Carlow
Offaly Camogie ran a 4 day Camogie camp catering for girls at primary level. Over 60 girls attended the camp which took place in St. Brendan's Park, Birr. A special thanks to County Development Officer Brendan Hanamy for organising the camp and to coaches Brendan Wyer and Offaly county stars Michaella Morkan & Mary Wyer. Thanks also to the assistant coaches & Birr GAA for use of facilities.
Offaly camp with over 60 girls!
Hurl With Me Cork
This is the last week of a six week Hurl with Me Progamme in 7 clubs in Cork kindly funded by Cork Local Sports Partnership. The programme aimed at getting parents and their daughters physically active together while learning the skills of camogie has been a huge success in the 7 clubs. A fun Blitz day has been organised for all 7 clubs to come together and participate in a game of two halves where the parents play the first half and the daughters play the second. This will take place on Saturday September 5th in Ballincollig GAA. The 7 clubs involved in the programme are:- Rockban, Castlelyons, Clonakilty, Midleton, Aghada, Castlemartyr and Bishopstown. Pictured below are the Rockban group along with tutor Esther O Leary pictured at training in Whitechurch.
Rockban Hurl with Me
Lenovo Skills Hub Cork.
A Lenovo Skills Hub for 13-16 year olds took place in Mallow last week with 24 girls from 6 clubs participating. The players received excellent coaching both on the field and in the class room on topics varying from strength and conditioning to diet and lifestyle along with various on field sessions. Pictured are the group with lead coaches Cork senior star Orla Cotter, Cork hurler Cormac Murphy, Cork footballer Ruari Deane and Cork ladies footballer Doireann O Sullivan.
Mallow Lenova Skills Hub