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Award 1 Child Course

Tuesday 27th October, 2015


Award 1 Child Course As you know we have an Award 1 Child Course due to start next week. Numbers are slow but there does seem to be an interest in the course. Can you please send me names of people from your club who will definitely do the course by Wed night as we will be making a final decision 1st thing...

Under 13 Gaelic Football

Tuesday 27th October, 2015


Under 13 Gaelic Football As part of the work being done for development of Gaelic Football in the county a number of coaching sessions will take place in the coming weeks open to all players born in 2002. Below are the details of the sessions being organised by the GDA's for Waterford Coaching &...

How Soon is Too Soon to Teach Young Players Good Habits?

Tuesday 20th October, 2015


Coaching Corner Number 5 HOW SOON IS TOO SOON TO TEACH YOUNG PLAYERS GOOD HABITS? Barry Dunne | @darrybunne | Waterford Coaching and Games Development The simple answer to the above is that it’s never too soon to pass on good habits to the players on a team that you are...

Job Bridge Internships with Waterford GAA

Tuesday 20th October, 2015


Job Bridge Internships with Waterford GAA The following internships are currently available in Waterford:- Games Development Administrative Assistant x 1- Games Development Coordinator x 3The role of the Administrative Assistant is to support the Games Development Manager with the...

Award 1 Child Course

Wednesday 14th October, 2015


Award 1 Child Course Waterford Coaching & Games Development will be running an Award 1Child Course in November. Listed below is the criteria for those who wish to take part in the course including the dates of the course. The venue will be Colaiste Cathal Naofa in...

Coaching Corner - TACTICS,TACTICS,TACTICS

Monday 12th October, 2015


Coaching Corner Number 4 TACTICS,TACTICS,TACTICS Barry Dunne | @darrybunne | Waterford Coaching and Games Development I bumped into an old friend from down the county in Dungarvan recently. He was telling me he was after getting involved with a local club team for the first time...

Coaching News week beginning 12th October 2015

Monday 12th October, 2015


GAA Coaching & Games Development Notes October 12th Mandatory Coaching Standards 2016All clubs and coaches are reminded that new mandatory Coaching standards come in from January 2016.Inter County Management Teams- By the start of the 2016 season, all Inter-County Management teams will...

Feile 2016 - Information Evening

Monday 05th October, 2015


Feile 2016 - Information Evening Waterford and Tipperary are delighted to host the Féile na nGael National Tournaments in 2016. Clubs from across Ireland will descend on both counties on the weekend of 17th -19th June 2016, when U14 children will compete for the coveted All Ireland Féile...

Coaching News week beginning 28th September 2015

Monday 28th September, 2015


GAA Coaching & Games Development Notes September 28th Upcoming Coaching WorkshopsBelow are the dates for coaching workshops being run in October. To attend the workshops please contact your local GDA. Cost of each workshop is €5Gaelic 15 Warm Up/Injury Prevention Workshops –...

Coaching News week beginning 21st September 2015

Monday 21st September, 2015


GAA Coaching & Games Development Notes September 21st Wheelchair Hurling starts Thur 17th SeptIn conjunction with Waterford Sports Partnership we are running a 4 week programme of Wheelchair Hurling. This is open to anyone over 16 years of age and is suitable for disabled and non disabled...

Coaching Corner - Training Itself

Friday 18th September, 2015


Coaching Corner Number 3 TRAINING ITSELF Barry Dunne | @darrybunne | Waterford Coaching and Games Development THE MURPHY HOUSEHOLD, 8:30PM ON A THURSDAY NIGHT ‘Well Tommy, how was training?’ ‘Terrible Dad. We did nearly all the same drills tonight...

GAA Youth Forum

Friday 18th September, 2015


GAA Youth ForumThe #GAAyouth Forum will take place on Saturday 24th October in Croke Park and is for players aged 12 - 21 (male and female)The theme of the Forum is 'Your Voice, Your Lifestyle, Your GAA' and 200 delegates will receive an opportunity to attend the Forum and participate in sessions...

Coaching News week beginning 14th September 2015

Monday 14th September, 2015


GAA Coaching & Games Development Notes September 14th Wheelchair Hurling starts Thur 17th SeptIn conjunction with Waterford Sports Partnership we are running a 4 week programme of Wheelchair Hurling. This is open to anyone over 16 years of age and is suitable for disabled and non-disabled...

Annual Roanmore Charity Blitz

Thursday 10th September, 2015


Roanmore Charity BlitzFor the last nineteen years the Roanmore Juvenile Club has held a very successful Charity Hurling Blitz in aid of varying charities and this year’s Blitz is in aid of the Jonah School Project will be held on Saturday 12th September in Pairc Ui Mhurchú De La Salle,...

Coaching Corner - Preparation Makes Perfect

Monday 07th September, 2015


Coaching Corner Number 2 PREPARATION MAKES PERFECT Barry Dunne | @darrybunne | Waterford Coaching and Games Development We’ve all been there. Things ran late at work and you got to the pitch at 6:59 for a 7:00 training session. The players are early (for once!) and they are...

Wheelchair Hurling Programme

Thursday 03rd September, 2015


Wheelchair Hurling ProgrammeThis is a new initiative between Waterford GAA Coaching and Games Development and Waterford Sports Partnership. Wheelchair Hurling Programme is for disabled and non-disabled athletes over 16 years. Help us form a Waterford Team to compete in Regional and National...

Tony Forristal and Sonny Walsh Tournaments

Friday 28th August, 2015


Tony Forristal and Sonny Walsh Tournaments 2015 The 34th Annual Tony Forristal and Sonny Walsh Under 14 Inter-County Tournaments takes place on Saturday August 29th across five city venues in Waterford City. Mount Sion and St. Saviours host the Division One teams with De La Salle, Walsh Park and...

So you're thinking about getting involved in Coaching?

Tuesday 25th August, 2015


Coaching Corner Number 1 SO YOU’RE THINKING ABOUT GETTING INVOLVED IN COACHING? Barry Dunne | @darrybunne | Waterford Coaching and Games Development Down through the years we’ve all spoken to people who say ‘I’d like to get involved in coaching but I...

Coaching News week beginning 20th July 2015

Thursday 23rd July, 2015


GAA Coaching & Games Development Notes July 20th Kellogg’s GAA Cúl CampsWeek 5 July 27-31 - Sacred Heart (Williamstown), Butlerstown, Dungarvan, St Oliver’s (Ballinameela)Week 6 Aug 3-7 - St Pat’s/Nh Brid (Tournaneena), Fourmilewater/The Nire, St Mary’s...

Coaching News week beginning 29th June 2015

Monday 29th June, 2015


GAA Coaching & Games Development Notes June 29th Kellogg’s GAA Cúl CampsWeek 2 - Jul 6-10 An Ghaeltacht, Clonea, Roanmore & GaultierWeek 3 - July 13-17 DLS Gracedieu, Passage, Brickey Rangers, Ballyduff Upper, Ballygunner, DunhillWeek 4 - July 20-24 Mount Sion, Kilmacthomas,...

Coaching News week beginning 22nd June 2015

Monday 22nd June, 2015


GAA Coaching & Games Development Notes June 22nd GAA Coaching Workshop 6th JulyOn Monday 6th July Waterford GAA as running a Coaches Workshop as part of the Waterford Sports Partnership Coaching Series. The workshop is on Warm Up, Pat Flanagan, Warm Up, Stretching and Movement Exercises. The...

Coaching News week beginning 15th June 2015

Monday 15th June, 2015


GAA Coaching & Games Development Notes June 15th National and Regional Hurling FéileNext Saturday the national & regional Feile Hurling Tournaments take place. The National Feile takes place in Ulster with Brickey Rangers & Mount Sion taking part as County B Winners and Runners...

Warm Up, Stretching & Movement Workshop for Coaches

Friday 12th June, 2015


NOW BOOKING Warm-up, Stretching & Movement Workshop for ALL SportsMonday 6th July | 6.30 to 9.30pm |Ballygunner GAA Club, Waterford | €10 per personAs part of the Waterford Sports Partnership Club Development Seminar Series 2015 we are hosting a GAA certified Warm-up, Stretching and...

Coaching News week beginning 08th June 2015

Monday 08th June, 2015


GAA Coaching & Games Development Notes June 8th Munster Super 10’s this weekendGood luck to Mount Sion who are taking part in the Munster Super 10’s Finals in Mallow on Saturday next. Hopefully they can qualify from their group. Good luck to all involved.Book you place for...

Coaching News week beginning 25th May 2015

Monday 25th May, 2015


GAA Coaching & Games Development Notes May 25th Munster Super 10’s this weekendThe Munster Super 10’s take place across the province this weekend. These are U15 Hurling & Gaelic Football blitzes on a 10 a side format. Waterford is hosting 1 Hurling & 1 Gaelic Football blitz...


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