The first of the blitzes took place in Dr. Morris Park Thurles. Onlookers were amazed to see 10 games of camogie taking place in the one venue at the one time!
Despite intermittent heavy rain showers the young players displayed all the best aspects of camogie and sport such as great skills, teamwork, fun, fairplay and spirit. Twenty teams representing thirteen clubs gave their all in 10-a-side mini-games.
Toomevara GAA Grounds hosted the second go-games blitz on July 4th with over 200 under 10 camogie players representing 14 clubs took part. All clubs were in action for over two hours and great displays all round were enjoyed by players, mentors and parents alike.
Young stars from Annacarty Donohill, Drom Inch ,Ballina, Borrisoleigh, Burgess Duharra, Kilruane McDonaghs, Moneygall, Nenagh, Newport, Portroe, Silvermines, St.Cronan’s Roscrea, Thurles and Toomevara participated in the blitz with Boherlahan, Cahir, Drom Inch, Holycross Ballycahill, Moycarkey Borris also taking part in the previous blitz.
The third blitz will take place in Cahir on Saturday the 17th July and again all clubs are more than welcome to be involved.
This event will welcome Gortnahoe Glengoole into action after their super launch of their club on the 24th of June. Over 40 young players were present at their launch evening and were coached by Tipperary intercounty players.The club is wished the very best for whats sure to be a bright future ahead.
So far so good for Tipperary’s go-games and with clubs embracing the benefits of participating in such fun tournaments camogie in the county will grow from strength to strength.
by Siobhan Ryan