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GAA Club Newsletter - June 2020

Wednesday 01st July, 2020



The June edition of the GAA Club Newsletter is now available.This month’s edition includes the following.Information on the Return to Play Health Questionnaire.Plans for the 2020 Kellogg's GAA Cúl Camps.The GAA's zero tolerance for Racism in Gaelic Games.How the LGBTQI+ community are being encouraged to play Gaelic Games.You can read and download the June edition of the GAA newsletter...


Gerry Kennedy Crash Repairs Intermediate Hurling Championship11 TeamsFive first round games and Team 11 does not play, Winners of games 1-4 seeded in quarter finals, Winner of game 5 to be known as Team 5. Five Round 1 losers and team 11 play three games in Round 2, Round 2 winners unseeded in quarter finals, However, if team 11 loses their Round 2 game then they play team 5 for the final quarter final place with the loser...


The GAA can today confirm arrangements for its inter-county competitions after the recommendations of CCCC were endorsed by An Coiste Bainistíochta yesterday.Competition regulations dealing with venues, promotion/relegation and dates for games have yet to be finalised and will be finalised by the CCCC in the coming weeks.2020 Inter County Master Fixtures Plan.pdf...


Scoláireachtaí Gaeltachta CLG Port LáirgeWaterford GAA wish to advise that Scoláireachtaí Gaeltachta CLG Port Láirge for this summers Cúrsaí Samhraidh due to take place on July 15th-29th and July 29th-August ‪12th 2020‬ in Coláiste na Rinne have now been cancelled due to Covid-19.


The #GAAGloryDays for Waterford GAA supporters bring back special memories, like their 2002 Munster Hurling Final triumph over Tipperary ending a 49 year wait for provincial success and the dramatic All-Ireland Semi-Final victory over Cork in 2017 with two goals from the inspirational Jamie Barron!Please visit: https://www.gaa.ie/gaa-now/

Covid-19 Update

Sunday 21st June, 2020



The following changes to the return to activity guidelines are being made after recommendations made by the Covid-19 Advisory Committee this morning.These changes were subsequently endorsed by the GAA, the Camogie Association and the LGFA.This week:Open pitches for Adult training next Wednesday, June 24th.Open for Minor and below from Saturday, June 27th.Both of the above on a non-contact basis and on the...


Valerie Wheeler caught up with GAA President Elect Larry McCarthy in New Jersey for a wide-ranging conversation including current affairs such as Covid-19 and the recent protests and their impact in the USA, some of the great work being done by GAA members at home and abroad during these unique times and looking forward to moving back to Ireland to take on the role of GAA President next Spring....


Waterford County Board at an online meeting on Monday 15th June agreed to revise formats for the JJ Kavanagh & Sons Co. Senior Hurling and Football Championships.It was also agreed that there will be no relegation in Senior Championships for 2020.Fixtures will be confirmed in due course. The draws for the groups are as follows.Senior Football DrawsSenior Hurling Draws...

Covid-19 Education Resources Online

Tuesday 16th June, 2020



On Tuesday evening last a webinar was held detailing the Covid 19: Safe Return to Gaelic Games guidelines.Shay Bannon, Chairperson of the GAA Covid 19 Advisory Group, Fergal McGill, GAA Director of Player, Club & Games Adminstration, and Dr Kevin Moran, Donegal Senior Football Team Doctor and member of the GAA Medial, Scientific, and Welfare Committee all participated in the presentation.The aims of the...


Please see the draw which was broadcast (15th June 2020) live on Facebook / Twitter & Periscope from Walsh Park, Waterford. The Waterford County Board at an online meeting via Microsoft Teams on Monday Night last agreed to revise the formats for the @JJKavanaghBuses County Senior Hurling and Football Championships. It was also agreed that there will be no relegation in Senior Championships for 2020. Fixtures...


On June 12, the GAA, LGFA and Camogie Association published updates to its document entitled ‘Covid-19 Guidelines on Safe Return to Gaelic Games’ which was originally published on June 5. Please see updated document here: Guidelines on the Safe Return to Gaelic Games.pdf


Over 10,000 Gaelic Games coaches have already completed the biggest ever coaching survey conducted in Irish sport.The Gaelic Games Coach Survey 2020 is an initiative by the GAA, LGFA, and Camogie Association to help shape the future development of Gaelic Games and it has now been extended for another week.“We're well over 10,000 responses now which was the overall target that we were looking...


By Cian O'Connell - https://www.gaa.ie/news-archive/news/gaa-hopeful-restricted-crowds-will-be-allowed-attend-inter-county-fixtures/GAA President John Horan is hopeful supporters will be able to attend inter-county Championship fixtures in 2020.During a press briefing following the announcement of the Safe Return to Gaelic Games document release, Horan stated that the association is...


The GAA, An Cumann Camogaíochta and the LGFA have today published a plan for a safe return to Gaelic games for the three organisations.The plan (attached) is the work of a specially appointed Advisory Committee, which included representatives of all three bodies, the GPA and a number of medical experts (see below for committee members).It offers a route back to activity, subject to the government...

Gaelic Games Coach Survey

Tuesday 02nd June, 2020



The biggest ever coaching survey conducted in Irish sport will see the GAA, LGFA and Camogie Association join forces to help shape the future development of Gaelic games.Coaches at every level of football, hurling and camogie are being encouraged and urged to make their voices heard via the online survey. The Gaelic games Coach Survey 2020 is a unique opportunity for coaches to provide an insight into their role,...


Please see Ard Stiúrthóir Tom Ryan gives an update on the GAA's roadmap to return.Reported by GAA.ie - John Harrington.Link to the Video is here: Ard Stiúrthóir Tom Ryan's Update


Throughout the Covid-19 emergency, GAA clubs across the 32 counties have been helping their members and communities stay healthy and connected within the restrictions of public health advice. To help reward this contribution and to celebrate the importance of staying active, the GAA’s Community & Health Department has teamed up with Irish Life, CSR partners to the Healthy Club Project, to launch a...


Vetting of GAA volunteers (26 Counties only) Firstly, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all GAA volunteers for their continued efforts in supporting those in need in our communities during the Covid-19 emergency. It is making a huge difference and even though our games are paused, it places the GAA at the heart of our communities when most needed. Due to the ongoing nature and scale of this emergency,...

Déise Óg Competition Time

Friday 15th May, 2020



A new kind of competition for this week. Below is a video of a wonderful goal we all remember from Austin Gleeson in the 2017 All Ireland Semi Final v Cork.Austin Gleeson Goal v Cork.mp4This weeks competition is for you to record a video of your own commentary of the clip and submit to us via email to eoin.breathnach.gda.waterford@gaa.ie or post to the Déise Óg Facebook page before next Sunday 24th...


GAA President John Horan admits it is unlikely that Gaelic Football and hurling action will resume while social distancing measures remain in place.Please see link here to Cian O'Connell's article on GAA.ieLink ----> https://www.gaa.ie/news/john-horan-we-can-t-risk-anybody-s-health/Speaking on The Sunday Game Horan stressed that the association will continue to adopt a vigilant...


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