Saturday, 28 March 2015

GAA Coaching Corner

Willie Hegarty- GAA Games Manager Roscommon :: Coaching officer-   Pat Compton

Kelloggs GAA Cúl Camps Commence next Monday

Kellogg’s are the new national sponsor of the GAA Cul camps for 2012 as they have taken over from VHI. The cost of the camps in Roscommon this year will be down on 2011. This year the price will be €55 for the first child, 45 for the second and 40 for the third and subsequent children. Also this year kids will get five euro off the price if they book on line with the application from Kellogg’s cornflakes or Rice Crispies packs. The web site is now ready for on line applications, just go to www.kelloggsgaaculcamps and click on Roscommon to see the list of venues. Roscommon GAA camps commence on Monday next July 2nd 

Dr Hyde Park, Roscommon, 2nd - 6th July, Willie Hegarty, 086 8356227; Abbey Park, Boyle, 2nd - 6th July, Peter Carney, 086 8534709; Four Roads, 2nd - 6th July, Proinsias Killion, 086 8603816

St Brigid’s GAA Club, 9th - 13th July, Willie Hegarty, 086 8356227; Orchard Park, Elphin, 9th - 13th July, Peter Carney, 086 8534709; St Dominic’s GAA Park, 9th - 13th July, Proinsias Killion, 086 8603816

Pairc an Piarsaigh, 16th -20th July , Willie Hegarty, 086 8356227; Tarmonbarry (St Barry’s), 16th - 20th July, Peter Carney, 086 8534709

Athleague GAA Club, 16th - 20th July, Proinsias Killion, 086 8603816

O’Rourke Park, Castlerea, 23rd - 27th July, Peter Carney, 086 8534709; Dr Hyde Park, Roscommon, 23rd - 27th July, Proinsias Killion, 086 8603816; Strokestown GAA Club, 23rd - 27th July, Willie Hegarty, 086 8356227

Fr Manning Cup U16 football 2012 fixtures

Roscommon U-16 footballers commence their Fr Manning cup campaign away to Offaly on this Wednesday evening June 27th in Rhode with a 7.30 pm start.

  The following are Roscommon fixtures - Round 1 27/06/2012 Offaly v Roscommon at Rhode; Round 2 04/07/2012 Roscommon v Leitrim at Elphin; Round 3 11/07/2012 Westmeath v Roscommon at St Loman’s; Round 4 18/07/2012 Sligo v Roscommon at Tourlestrane; Round 5 25/07/2012 Roscommon v Longford at St Barry’s.

Connacht U-14 hurling Academy Feile blitz day

Roscommon U-14 hurling development squad will take part in the Connacht U-14 Academy Feile blitz day on this Saturday June 30th in Carnmore GAA Grounds Galway. Roscommon will have two squads on the day and will play two Galway squads and Mayo in group one. Roscommon’s second squad will play Sligo, Leitrim and Mayo in group two with all games in each group commencing at 11.15 am. Both Roscommon teams will have three games on the day. Hurling GPO Prionsias Killion will have all the details for the lads this week

Roscommon host Armagh in qualifiers

Roscommon play Armagh in the opening round of the All-Ireland football qualifiers on this Sunday July 1st in Dr Hyde Park Roscommon at 2.30 pm. Roscommon Coaching and Games Development wish the management and players the very best of luck. 

Gaelic football coaching in Monksland

Roscommon coaching and games development in conjunction with Clann Na nGael GAA club have commenced GAA coaching in Cushla Park Monkslands, Athlone for all boys and girls aged between 6 and 12-year-olds.

  It runs from 11am to 12.30 pm every Saturday morning with all kids in the area invited to attend. Kids can come along and learn the skills of Gaelic football and meet and make new friends in a fun and enjoyable setting.

Development squad’s football coaching sessions

These sessions take place next Saturday morning June 30th for our U-14/U-15 and U-17 football development squads continue their coaching sessions at the following venues.

U-14 football

U-14 football takes place this Saturday June 30th at Kilbride GAA pitch between 9.30-10.30 am (Internal games among all squad players)

U-15 football

U-15 football takes place at Kilbride GAA pitch between 10.30-11.30 am on Saturday June 30th


U-17 football

U-17 football takes place on Saturday June 30th. Meath v Westmeath in Kinnegad. Players to receive details this week.

U-8/U-10 football and hurling Go Games blitz groups 

1. Padraig Pearses, St. Brigid’s, St. Dominic’s and Clann na nGael. Co-ordinator - Kieran Kilkenny (087-9093149).

2. Roscommon Gael’s, St. Ciaran’s, Oran and Strokestown. Co-ordinator Pat Compton (087 2361794) Finbarr O Reilly; 3. St. Faithleachs, Kilbride and St. Aidan’s. Co-ordinator Peter Carney (086-8534707) and Willie Hegarty (086-8356227)

4. Boyle, Castlerea St. Kevin’s, Western Gaels and Eire Og. Co-ordinator - Gerry Cregg (087-9625720)                                       

5. St .Croan’s, Tulsk, Michael Glavey’s and Ballinameen. Co-ordinator - James Duignan (086-3863273) and Sean Casey (086-1001148)              

6. Elphin, St. Michaels, St. Barrys and Kilglass Gaels. Co-ordinator - Peter Carney (086-8534709)

 7. St. Ronans, Kilmore and Shannon Gaels. Co-ordinator -  Seamus Sweeney (087-6484931) or Peter Carney (086-8534709)        

  All clubs in each group are to play each other at both U-8 and U-10 level between May and Friday 13th July.

  County Go Games Blitz for Under 8 is on Saturday June 16th. Venue to be confirmed. Each group has been appointed a co-ordinator who will liaise with all clubs to ensure the smooth running of the Go Games Blitz’s. 

Hurling Go Games groups U-8/U-10

Group A: Four Roads, Padraig Pearses, St. Dominic’s  Athlegaue/Tremans; Group B: Oran, Tulsk, St. Mary’s Carrick-on-Shannon, Roscommon Gaels. Contacts: Mike Donnelly (086-1743921) Proinsias Killion (086-8603816)

Teresa Hession (086-1916808)

Simple rules for Go Games blitzes

(A) Clubs are asked to play home and away with teams in their group and arrange games; (B) Clubs can play U-8/U-10 on same evening if it suits; (C) All games to be 7 or 9 a-side; (D) Two plays of the ball, one hop and one solo; (E) Home team to provide the referees; (F) Will email all clubs with list of young whistler’s referees who have just completed a course in refereeing; (G) Clubs to make it a special evening for all your young players; (H) Their are no winners or losers, every player is a winner; (L) our coordinators will be in contact too make sure everything is going ok; (J) Looking forward to a great summer of blitzes in both football and hurling; (K) Will have two county blitz days, one for U-8 and one for U-10

GAA Games Manager contact details

Email address for Roscommon’s GAA Games manager Willie Hearty is as follows, or contact me by mobile 086-8356227.

Issue dated: 29 June 2012
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