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Award for GAA Cúl Camps/Kellogs Partnership

Saturday 09th February, 2013

GAA Wins ‘Best Rights Holder in Europe' at the European Sponsorship Association Awards in LondonThe Gaelic Athletic Association recently celebrated among top global and national brands at the European Sponsorship Association's Excellence Awards in London. The GAA received industry acclaim in taking top honours in the ESA Rights Holder Award...

Changes to Conference Line-Up

Friday 08th February, 2013

Conference Speaker ChangesDue to circumstances outside the control of Coiste Oiliúna Chorcaí some of the speakers for the coaching conference in Mallow this Saturday have been changedDonal O Grady key note address will now be delivered by Pat Daly, National Director of GAA Games.Sean Tracey is replaced by his clubmate and Connaught Hurling...

Award 1 Courses in Youghal and Kinsale

Thursday 07th February, 2013

Coiste Oiliúna Chorcaí is currently running a series of Award 1 Youth and Adult Coaching Courses, and courses in Youghal and Kinsale have just been added to the schedule.Click here for full details, or see the Coaching section above.For more information, contact Martin Coleman or your local GDA....

Coaching Conference - Some Places Still Available!

Sunday 03rd February, 2013

A limited number of places are still available for the Cork GAA Coaching Conference aimed at coaches of teenagers, which takes place in Mallow this Saturday, February 9th.With just a few days to go to the Cork GAA Coaching Conference we are extending the deadline for coaches to attend.If you wish to attend then please complete the registration form and...

Cork GAA Coaching Conference

Thursday 31st January, 2013

GAA CONFERENCE FOR COACHES OF YOUTH PLAYERSCoiste Oiliúna Chorcaí recently announced details of their annual Coaching Conference. The conference will be held in Mallow GAA complex on Saturday 9th February. The conference will be run in association with Cork Sports Partnership.Speaking at the launch, Games Manager, Kevin O Callaghan outlined...

Urgent - Changes to Development Squad Programme (Sat 26th)

Friday 25th January, 2013

URGENT Cork GAA Developments Squads
Programme of Events, Saturday January 26th, 2013

Cork U15 Hurling... OK at present
1. ‘A' squad match v Midleton CBS in Midleton CBS grounds @11am; (players assemble @9.20am)
2. Reserve Squad trial in the old North Mon field (St. Vincent's GAA...

Cork GAA Development Squads Day

Thursday 24th January, 2013

Cork GAA Developments Squads
Programme of Events, Saturday January 26th, 2013
This Saturday will see a hectic programme of events at county level for the Cork Development squads wilth action in hurling and football at all age levels from U15 to U17. Over 500 players will see action across ten different venues, with selectors using...

Coaching: Club-School Link Hurling Booklet Launch

Monday 21st January, 2013

CLUB-SCHOOL LINK PRIMARY SCHOOLS HURLING BOOKLET LAUNCHCoiste Oiliúna Chorcaí is following up the launch of the Primary Schools Football syllabus with the Hurling version on Monday next, 28th January, with a workshop in St. Anthony's Boys National School, Ballinlough commencing at 3.45pm. All clubs who have active club-school link coaching...

Development Squads Day

Monday 21st January, 2013

Cork Development Squads Day: Saturday, January 26thNext Saturday, January 26th is the first designated Saturday of 2013 for development squad activity and a busy day is planned with games and training taking place at 10 different venues for over 400 players in both hurling and football.Cork U15, U16 and U17 A and B panels in both codes will be in action, with...

All Systems Go on the Coaching Scene!

Saturday 19th January, 2013

Coiste Oiliúna Chorcaí is going full steam ahead this weekend with a host of events lined up!Topping the bill are the U14 football sessions, which will see the cream of the county's footballers displaying their skills at regional venues.The schedule is as follows:SATURDAYImokilly players in Cobh @ 11amDuhallow players in Newmarket @...

Carbery/Beara Games Development

Thursday 17th January, 2013

Carbery Beara GAA Games Development 16/01/12Carbery U14 Football session THIS SUNDAY, January 20th in AhamillaOn Sunday next, an open field-session for potential Carbery U14 footballers takes place in Ahamilla, Clonakilty from 10.30am to 12 noon. Players to assemble at 10.15am.Please note that this session was originally scheduled for Saturday....

Award 1 Coaching Courses

Wednesday 16th January, 2013

Award 1 Coaching Courses Winter/Spring 2013 Please see below for information on Award 1 Courses that will take place in Cork over the coming weeks.All Award 1 Coaching Courses Scheduled over in Winter/Spring 2013 are Award 1 Youth & Adult Coaching Courses.To book your place on a course please email Martin Coleman GDA on...

Give a Drill, Share a Drill

Monday 14th January, 2013

GIVE A DRILL SHARE A DRILLAs a coach training your local club team for a year (or many years in some cases) it can be difficult to keep your players interested at training. A key element in avoiding the "same thing different day" syndrome with your players is to have new and challenging drills and games in your sessions.Coiste Oiliúna Chorcaí are now...

Physical Development Workshop

Monday 14th January, 2013

McManus Physical Development WorkshopThe Elite Coaching Programme for 16 and 17 year old players started last Saturday with Frank Flannery giving excellent sessions to both groups. Frank, the Cork minor coach, put the players through demanding drills that tested them both mentally and physically. Continuing on from Frank's session last Saturday,...

O'Grady Headlines Coaching Conference

Tuesday 08th January, 2013

O'GRADY HEADLINES COISTE OILIÚNA COACHING CONFERENCECoiste Oiliúna Chorcaí in association with Cork Sports Partnership are pleased to announce that February 9th will be the date for its 2013 Coaching Conference to be held in Mallow.The conference will be aimed at coaches of teenage players and will cater for both hurling and football coaches...

Elite Coaching for Club Players

Saturday 05th January, 2013

Elite Coaching for Club PlayersFor any player in their chosen sport to excel they have to train at a level that equals and possibly surpasses the effort needed on the day of competition.This is the same for hurling, unfortunately recreating match type situations in training can sometimes be hard to achieve.To help players that are close to development...

Cork U14 Development Squad Programme 2013

Tuesday 01st January, 2013

U14 Cork Development Squad Programme 2013
The following describes the organisation of activities at U14 (players born 1999) divisional / regional / county level for 2013.
While divisional names will be in use, all activities will be under Cork development squad banner.
Each GDA will be responsible for his own division...

Coaching Course - Book Now!

Wednesday 12th December, 2012

Foundation Coaching Course Booking for Clubs for 2013 (Deadline Thursday 10th January 2013)Foundation Courses for ClubsIf your club wishes to complete a Foundation Coaching Course in Spring 2013 you have to book your course with Martin Coleman ( before Thursday 10th January 2013Your club has to have a minimum of 12...

Imokilly GDA News

Friday 07th December, 2012

Imokilly Games Development Newsletter December 2012 Club Coaching PlanFor clubs wishing to put a coaching plan in place for the 2013 season, you need to start planning now.We currently rolling out the Child Development Programme in clubs around East Cork. The coaching plan is aimed putting in place a skills pathway so that coaches know what skills are to be...

Coiste Oiliúna Report 2012

Thursday 06th December, 2012

Coiste Oiliúna Report to Convention 2012 Brendán O Drisceoil, Oifigeach Oiliúna (Coaching Officer)Is mór an onóir dom mo thuarisc ar son Choiste Oilinúa a chur os comhair Cómhdháil Coiste Chontae Chorcaí 2012. It gives me great pleasure to submit my report on behalf of Coiste OiliÚna to the Cork County Convention 2012....

GAA Games Development Conference

Friday 30th November, 2012

Conference Theme: Coaching Adults: More than the Sum of Our PartsSome of the top names in Gaelic Games coaching will be involved in the GAA's annual National Games Development Conference - "Coaching Adults: More Than the Sum of Our Parts" - which will take place on Saturday January 12th, in Croke Park. This is the 10th annual Conference, and aims to address...

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