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Carbery Blitzes

Friday 26th April, 2013


CARBERY BLITZES On Wed 24 April in Skibbereen 2 schools St Brendans of Bantry and Abbystrewery Skibbereen , (3rd to 6th class) took part in a Primary Schools Football Blitz.Over 75 pupils took part in 7-a-side games with each team getting 3 games. These games took place in Abbystrewery new astro pitch. Both schools are in the Carbery schools coaching scheme...

Camán and Join the Fun!

Friday 26th April, 2013


The All Weather Facility in Carrigtwohill will be hosting exhibition games of Caman Abú and Peil Abú this week on Sun 28 Apr at 12pm. This is a community event and all are welcome to come along, join in the fun and participate!

Football Feast at U10 Blitzes!

Tuesday 23rd April, 2013


Football Feast at Monster Blitzes!The Go Games Football season for clubs commenced last Saturday with a bumper weekend of activity for boys around the county at Fé 10 level.Coiste Oiliúna ran its opening Monster Blitzes last Saturday with over 1300 (124 teams) boys participating in a football feast across 6 different Blitz centres.The activity...

Busy Weekend for U10s!

Friday 19th April, 2013


This weekend promises to be a bumper weekend of activity for clubs around the county at Fé 10 Peil level.Coiste Oiliúna are beginning their blitz programme this Saturday with over 1200 (124 teams) boys expected to participate in a football feast across 6 different blitz centres.The activity begins at 10am in Skibbereen, Clonakilty, Kilmichael,...

Launch of 2013 Kellogg's Cúl Camps

Wednesday 17th April, 2013


2013 KELLOGG'S GAA CÚL CAMPS LAUNCHED AT CROKE PARK GAELIC GAMES CONTINUE TO TOP THE POPULARITY POLL WITH PARENTS IN IRELAND Gaelic games continue to top the poll as the most popular sports played by Irish children, with seventy seven per cent playing either football (44%) or hurling/camogie (33%), according to a survey commissioned by Kellogg's to...

Rebel Óg Academy Circular April 13th

Saturday 13th April, 2013


Please note the following points in relation to the Rebel Og Academy.Future Academy DatesNote the following dates for the remainder of our 2012/ 2013 programme:Player Development Camp weeks5. Monday, June 24th - Friday, June 28th6. Monday, August 19th - Friday, August 23rd Squad Saturdays3. Saturday, May 4th & Monday May 6th Munster...

Monster Blitz Programme

Saturday 13th April, 2013


COISTE OILIÚNA CHORCAÍ
U8 & U10 Monster Blitz Programme 2013
Coiste Oiliúna are pleased to announce details of the first of our county-wide Blitz series for 2013.
On Saturday April 20th seven venues around the county will see Monster Blitzes take place in Fé 10 football.
Blitz venues for this date are...

Imokilly GDA News

Sunday 07th April, 2013


Imokilly Games Development Imokilly U14 Development squads Over the past few months a number of players from each club came out for training sessions in both football and hurling. Eventually after a few sessions a panel of 40 was picked in both codes to represent Imokilly in the Divisional tournament in CIT over the Easter holidays. There were two teams in...

Primary School Blitzes and Nursery Programme

Thursday 04th April, 2013


County-Wide Club-Primary Schools Blitz DayWe are all aware of how important our local Primary Schools are to our club in recruiting the next generation of players for adult teams. The link between the club and school has never been so important than today where other sports are played as frequently as GAA.Coiste Oiliúna Chorcaí are asking all clubs...

West Cork Coaching Workshop & Monster Blitz Launch

Wednesday 03rd April, 2013


On this Monday, April 8th, from 7.30 to 9.30pm, the launch of the Monster U8 & U10 blitz programme for 2013 will take place at Clonakilty GAA Grounds,Ahamilla. The night will mainly incorporate a practical coaching workshop for all mentors working at these age levels in football and hurling, with James McCarthy, Charlie Wilson and others presenting....

Rebel Óg Academy Easter Programme

Sunday 31st March, 2013


This Saturday, March 30th and next week, Monday, April 1st to Friday, 5th, sees the arrival of our fourth academy camp for the current year, with activities scheduled across four age groups in both hurling and football.Over 350 players will be involved in CIT, Mardyke and Rebel Squad activities over the course of the week from U15 to U17. All official academy...

Easter Camps Commence!

Thursday 28th March, 2013


Cork Stars at Easter Camps!Though temperatures are very low, participation levels at this week's Easter camps are high. Of course the chance to meet inter county players is always an attractive option. Brian Murphy GDA was on hand Tuesday in Blarney to give the children some expert advice to improve their game but also to sign autographs and pose for some...

Coiste Oiliúna Blitzes

Friday 22nd March, 2013


Coiste Oiliúna BlitzesThe Coiste Oiliúna Blitz programme commenced this week with some very successful events held around the county.Below are some of the reports from the Blitzes held by Games Development staff. Bride Rovers GAA grounds was the host venue to a 3rd class hurling Blitz on Wednesday last, where the local schools in Rathcormac, Conna...

Big Day in Croke Park for Cork Clubs!

Wednesday 20th March, 2013


Big Day in Croke Park for Cork Clubs! The 2nd and 3rd of April 2013 will be eagerly awaited by 180 Cork U12 players across eight clubs as they are invited to a blitz in Croke Park.This event has been in place for the last 5 years and is run in conjunction with Munster Council.On Tuesday April 2nd, Bride Rovers, Sliabh Rua, Barryroe and Passage will take part in...

Carbery/Beara Games Development

Wednesday 20th March, 2013


Carbery Beara GAA Games Development News 20/03/13Upcoming events(i) On this Saturday, James McCarthy will host a one-day Foundation Level coaching course at Kilmacabea GAA Grounds in Leap, starting at 10am and running until mid-afternoon. Fee €10. Contact James at 087-7799531 to register.(ii) On Monday, April 8th, the launch of the Monster U8...

Large Attendance for Coiste Oiliúna Nursery Coaches Workshops

Wednesday 20th March, 2013


Large Attendance for Coiste Oiliúna Nursery Coaches WorkshopsCoiste Oiliúna Chorcaí have been busy preparing the coaches of child players around the county for the upcoming season of blitzes and leagues in the last number of weeks.The Games Development Administrators have been running workshops for coaches of under 8 and under 10 players to...

96FM C103 Sports Award: Lawton Brothers

Saturday 16th March, 2013


On a weekend of doubles in Cork, there was very special and unique presentation when the Lawton brothers, Barry and Brian, were presented with the 96FM/C103 GAA Sports Award for February in association with the Rochestown Park Hotel.Barry and Brian were honoured for becoming the first brothers from Cork to win Fitzgibbon Cup medals with UCC on the field and...

First Year Blitzes

Wednesday 13th March, 2013


First Year BlitzesOn Tuesday the 5th of March in St.Vincents GAA grounds Coiste Oiliúna held an 11 a side first year hurling blitz. The blitz organised by Paudie O'Brien and Brian Murphy was attended by schools from Imokilly, Avondhu and Seandun. In total six schools and eight teams took part. St Colmans College Fermoy and Glanmire CC had two teams each...

Easter Camp with the Stars!

Wednesday 13th March, 2013


U8-U12 Easter CampCamp with the Stars!Cork Senior Hurling and Football Players will hold an Easter Coaching camp on Wednesday March 27th and Thursday March 28th from 10.30am to 1pm in "Old Mon Field" St Vincents GAA Grounds.The camp is open to children aged 8 to 12 at a cost of €20 .The Camp will provide children an opportunity to improve their skills in...

Award 1 Coaching Course in Ballincollig

Tuesday 12th March, 2013


An Award 1 Youth & Adult Coaching Course will be held in Gaelscoil Uí Ríordáin, Ballincollig, beginning on Friday 22nd March 2013. For more information, and to register, see www.gaacork.ie/coach_education

Muskerry/Carrigdhoun Games Development News

Friday 01st March, 2013


Carrigdhoun & Muskerry Games Development News 28/2/2013

Muskerry & Carrigdhoun U8 & U10 Workshops
On Saturday 2nd, in Coachford, and Saturday 9th in Ballygarvan I will be running Coaching Workshops for U8 and U10 coaches. Both workshops will run from 10am to 12.30pm. These workshops will cover the...

Seandún Games Development News

Friday 01st March, 2013


Seandun Games Development Newsletter February 2012

1st Year Post Primary Blitzes
Coiste Oiliúna Chorcai is offering Post Primary schools the opportunity to participate in 1st Year boys hurling blitzes. This invitation is a follow up to your schools registration for the National Super Touch Programme.
The...

Busy Times for Cork Coaching Staff!

Monday 18th February, 2013


COACHING CONFERENCECoiste Oiliúna held its Coaching Conference on Saturday 9th February in Mallow. Over 120 coaches attended the key note address by Pat Daly, National Director of Games, who gave coaches an outline of the "COACH 10" coaching model which has a games based approach to training at it core. The coaches were then treated to parallel...

Cork Development Squads Update

Tuesday 12th February, 2013


This week will see the third Cork Development Squad Camp, from a series of six, take place at various venues. Up to 450 players will be involved in both hurling and football, from U15 to U17 level. Meanwhile U14 activities are also planned in various divisions, under the supervision of the local GDAs. Attached is the full programme of Cork development squad...

Cork GAA Coaching Conference

Monday 11th February, 2013


Coiste Oiliúna held its Coaching Conference last Saturday in Mallow. Over 120 coaches attended the keynote address by Pat Daly, National Director of Games, who gave coaches an outline of the Coach 10 coaching model which has a games base approach to training at it core. The coaches were then treated to parallel practical sessions. Damien Coleman of...

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