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Shane Supple Appointed Cork GDA

Thursday 01st October, 2015


Shane Supple Cork GDA. Shane Supple, St Ita's, has been appointed Games Development Administrator (GDA) of the Cork County Board. Shane is an active club member with East Cork side St Ita's and featured on the club's hurling panel that reached the Imokilly Junior Hurling Championship final this year.An experienced coach and administrator he currently...

Record Breaking Summer for Kellogg's GAA Cúl Camps

Saturday 19th September, 2015


Record breaking summer for Kellogg's GAA Cúl Camps. The GAA and Kellogg’s have announced this year’s Cúl Camps were the most successful ever – with over 100,000 children attending over the summer.In Cork the 2015 Kellogg's GAA Cúl Camps has proved to be the best year yet with clubs increasing their participation by 25%. A total of...

Rebel Óg Academy Activities 28th June 2015

Friday 26th June, 2015


Rebel Óg Academy Activities 28th June 2015. Last weekend, the Rebel Óg U14 hurlers travelled to Clogheen to play Tipperarary. Both teams were under strength due to Féile commitments. Cork ran out easy winners. The U15 hurlers travelled to play Kilkenny with 2 teams in Piltown last Saturday. The Rebel Óg sides won both games comfortably....

Rebel Óg Academy - This Weekend's Programme

Friday 19th June, 2015


Sunday last, June 14th was an action packed day of activity for all the Rebel Óg Academy teams with all football squads from U14 to U17 attending the Cork v Clare Senior Football Championship game in Pairc Ui Rinn. Almost 180 players were present for the event which also included a barbeque at the Silver Quay nearby.Earlier that morning the Rebel Óg U17...

Cork GAA Development Squads Summer Programme Launch

Tuesday 02nd June, 2015


Cork GAA recently launched their 2015 Cork Development Squads programme in Neptune stadium. The hurling and football squads named were from U14 to U17 age groups, with 48 players named in each squad. Read full programme detailsThese panels are now established for the summer and no further players will be called up.Speakers at Neptune Stadium were Ger...

MONSTER BLITZ SEASON STARTS THIS WEEKEND

Saturday 23rd May, 2015


MONSTER BLITZ SEASON STARTS THIS WEEKEND. In a weekend that promises good weather, young boys all over the county will be playing hurling in the National Dairy Council backed Monster Go Games Blitz Programme. In a series of blitz's arranged by the Cork GDA's, this weekend sees action for over 1,800 young U8 hurlers throughout the County.Each week Cork...

Club Registration Cork Coaching Benchmarks 2020

Thursday 26th March, 2015


As our coaching tour of the eight divisions concludes in Eire Óg tonight, the deadline of next Wednesday, April 1st for entry to the Rebel Óg Coaching Benchmarks 2020 scheme is fast approaching.Registration form to be completed by the Club Coaching Officer using the link below. Once you register, your GDA will be in contact to assist you in meeting the...

County Coaching Committee 2015

Tuesday 10th March, 2015


The following county coaching committee was approved at tonights Board meeting. County Coaching Committee 2015 Kevin O’Donovan (Kilmeen/Kilbree) Chairman John Cleary (Castlehaven) Dr. John Considine (Sarsfields) Brian Herlihy (Dohneys) Joe Larkin (Douglas) Donal McCarthy (Valley Rovers) Dr. Wesley O’Brien...

Player Injury Prevention GAA 15: Standardised Warm Up Programme

Friday 27th February, 2015


The Medical, Scientific and Welfare Committee in conjunction with a working group comprising of Dr. Pat O’Neill, Prof. Niall Moyna, Dr. Pat Duggan, Dr. Kieran Moran, John C. Murphy, Dr. Catherine Blake, and Edwenia O’Malley have developed the GAA 15, a standardised warm-up programme aimed at reducing the number of injuries sustained by GAA...

Cork GAA Club Coaching Structures - Divisional Workshops 2015

Wednesday 25th February, 2015


During the month of March, a series of meetings will take place across the eight divisions, to discuss coaching structures and to outline the Rebel Óg Coaching Benchmarks 2020 which provide a template for ‘best practice’ in underage coaching in clubs over the next five years.County Coaching Officer Kevin O’Donovan will lead...

Clubs Coach Education Programme Spring 2015

Sunday 18th January, 2015


Coach Education Calender 2015 Foundation Courses Monday 26th Jan 7pm (Course Full) Foundation Course Kilbrin Friday 30th Jan 7pm (Course full) Foundation Course Glanworth Saturday 31st Jan 10am (Course Full) Foundation Course Erins Own Saturday 31st Jan 10am (Course Full) Foundation Course St Colmans Friday 6th February 7pm...

Paudie Butler Charleville Workshop 27th January 2015

Tuesday 13th January, 2015


National Hurling Co-ordinator Paudie Butler returns to Cork for a Workshop in Charleville on the 27th January. Paudie is an active member of the Munster Coach Education Tutor Group and is a pioneer in terms of using the Hurling Wall to develop first touch, striking and movement. This workshop will be a very useful guide for coaches looking to...

Lord Mayor's Cup Semi-Finals at Ballincollig Community School

Friday 09th January, 2015


Lord Mayor’s Cup, Semi-Finals: Saturday 10th January 2015 Semi-Final 1 Venue: Ballincollig Community School Pitch - Time: 11.30 a.m. Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal Blarney / Coláiste Choilm / Ballincollig C.S. v St Francis Rochestown / Midleton / Nagle / Passage Semi-Final 2 Venue: Ballincollig Community School Pitch - Time: 1.00...

Cork GAA Coaching & Games Development Staff

Monday 15th December, 2014


With some recent new appointments to the full-time staff, along with a new Coaching Officer elected to the County Board Executive, meet the full Cork GAA Coaching & Games Development team!If your club or school needs help in any aspect of coaching and games development then please don't hesitate to contact any of our full time staff who would be...

Coaching & Games: Club Coaching Officers' Workshop

Tuesday 11th November, 2014


Cork Coaching & Games Club Coaching Officers' Workshop 2014“PROVIDING A SUSTAINABLE PATHWAY FOR THE PLAYER AND THE COACH” Saturday 15th November9.30am - 1.00pmOriel House Hotel, Ballincollig €10 Entry Fee - registration essentialEmail shanesupple@gmail.com No later than Wednesday November 12th.Quote “CG003 Coaching...

Cork GAA Coaching & Games: Upcoming Workshops

Tuesday 04th November, 2014


Cork Coaching & Games are delighted to announce details of some very attractive workshops for coaches in November.Friday 14th November Bishopstown GAA ClubCG002 WARM UP FOR YOUTH AND ADULT PLAYERS (GAELIC 15)Dr Declan Bowler, Dr Catherine Blake and Dr Edwina O Malley7pm – 9pmThe GAA Medical, Scientific and Welfare Committee in conjunction...

Seandún Coaching & Games Newsletter

Friday 31st October, 2014


Seandun Newsletter Oct/Nov 2014Monster BlitzesWe have come to the conclusion of our Monster Blitz series for U10, U9 and U8 for 2014.In total, we completed 30 of our planned 32 blitzes. One cancelled due to the Rebel Og walk, the other cancelled due to low numbers over the August Bank holiday weekend (The whole city appeared to be on holidays).Below are the...

Upcoming Rebel Og Academy Activities

Monday 27th October, 2014


Rebel Óg Academy The 2014 / 2015 programme commences next week with activity running as per the master fixture plan from Tuesday, October 28th to Friday, November 1st, with the exception of the U17 footballers who operate outside of the dates, with training on Monday. Below is a brief summary of activities at each age level, with further...

Hallowe'en Hurling Coaching Camp

Thursday 23rd October, 2014


Paudie O'Brien GDA will run a Hallowe'en Hurling coaching camp in Carrigaline GAA grounds on Wednesday Oct ober 29th and Friday Oct ober 31st from 10.30am to 12.30pm. This camp is open to boys aged from 8 to 11. A charge of €10 per day will apply. To book your place please text your name and date of birth to Paudie O'Brien on 086-7725411....

Cork Coaching & Games Hurling Workshop: Damien Coleman

Sunday 19th October, 2014


Cork Coaching and GamesHurling – Team PlaywithDamien ColemanDamien Coleman is a Galway man and Director of Hurling in Connacht. The workshop next Friday will be partly theory-based indoors but mostly practical outdoors in astro turf where he will be challenging the players in games and drills that get them thinking in match situations. The...

Another Monster Blitz Weekend with Cork Coaching & Games!

Friday 10th October, 2014


This weekend sees another round of Cork Coaching and Games Monster Blitzes being held in the following venues through out the county: Mallow, Clonakilty, St. Vincent's, Carrigtwohill, Kilmichael and Innishannon. These blitzes will cater for over 2000 boys aged from U6 to U10. Every boy that participates will receive a medal, which will be presented by...

Online Foundation Coaching Course Coming Up

Friday 10th October, 2014


Online Foundation Coaching Course The Online Foundation Dual course is now available to do countywide. Coaches that wish to do the course must simply do the theory of the course online over 2 weeks at there own pace and have it completed in advance of the practical workshop. They must then attend the 3hr practical workshop to be certified. To do the online...

Primary Teachers' Coaching Course with Setanta College

Thursday 02nd October, 2014


Cork GAA Coaching & Games and Setanta College have come together to offer school primary school teachers a teacher/coach education opportunity in the area of physical education.This initiative was piloted in 2013 with 30 teachers and now Cork is looking to upskill teachers in Imokilly, Carrigdhoun and Seandun.We feel that the programme being...

Seandun Coaching & Games Newsletter

Tuesday 30th September, 2014


Seandun GDA Newsletter Oct 2014Primary School CoachingIn September, we started back the Primary Schools coaching programme. A workshop was held in Pairc ui Rinn which gave the Club School Link Coaches a few new ideas to assist their coaching in the schools this year. In association with the clubs, who are the main stakeholders and the primary schools, we...

Carbery/Beara Post-Primary Schools Coaching

Friday 26th September, 2014


Carbery/Beara Post Primary Schools CoachingAs part of the Carbery/Beara coaching plan, four West Cork Post Primary Schools have got coaches assisting in school coaching in both hurling and football. The coach will help in training the teams and help out on match days when needed. In MICC Dunmanway former Cork and Dohenys footballer Mark Farr has started...

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