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The Local Bar Waterford GAA Awards

Saturday 14th November, 2015



The Local Bar Waterford GAA Awards The Local Bar Waterford GAA Awards were launched last Monday night in The Local Bar. Again we are proud to be associated with our sponsors and this year our Adult Hurler and Footballer awards have been sponsored by Glanbia. The winners of these awards will receive a prize to the value of €500. At the launch the Awards Committee Chairman, Brendan Tobin announced the following...


Accounts Assistant / Operations Administration – Waterford GAAThe Waterford County Board wishes to recruit an Accounts Assistant / Operations Administration who will provide effective support and administration to the County Board’s finance team & administrative Key Responsibilities- Assist the Operations Manager with the development ,management of budgets ensuring proper...

McNamee Awards

Tuesday 03rd November, 2015



MEDIA RELEASE McNamee Awards / Duaiseanna MacCon Mídhe 3 Samhain 2015 The GAA McNamee Awards are held annually to honour excellence in the area of communications, public relations and journalism, specifically related to the activities of the Association. These Awards are named after the late Pádraig McNamee, former President of the GAA, Chairman of the GAA Commission (1969-1971)...


Waterford to host Final Round of All Ireland Wheelchair Hurling Waterford GAA Coaching & Games Development and Waterford Sports Partnership are delighted to be hosting the all-important final round of the All-Ireland M. Donnelly Interprovincial Wheelchair Hurling League this coming Saturday 7th November. The venue will the Sports Hall in St Mary’s NS, Ballygunner and will be the...


Coaching Corner Number 6 FIVE SIMPLE THINGS YOU CAN DO TO IMPROVE COACHING IN YOUR CLUB Barry Dunne | @darrybunne | Waterford Coaching and Games Development 1. ENSURE EVERY COACH HAS A FOUNDATION LEVEL COURSE COMPLETED This may take a little bit of work but is well worth doing from a coaching point of view. Firstly, compile a list of all coaches who are working with underage teams. Then,...

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 Thursday morning.The dates are - Mon 2nd Nov, Thur 5th Nov, Mon 9th Nov, Thur 12th Nov, Sat 14th Nov & Mon 16th Nov. - Monday...

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 & Games Development which will have various guest coaches The sessions are from 6.30pm-8pm each night and players from all...

ScÓr na nÓg

Monday 26th October, 2015



Scór na nÓgThe county final of Scór na nÓg (under 17) will take place on Saturday, 21st November, with the venue to be confirmed in the coming week. After a very high standard in all entries for Scór na bPáistí earlier this year, it would be great to have a carry on to Scór na nÓg. There is also the added incentive that the Waterford winners will go straight through to the Munster Final, to be...


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 coaching. This covers a very wide area of subjects too. You as a coach can influence a young player in terms of their diet,...

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 administration and coordination of aspects of the County Games Development Plan.The role of the Games Development...

JJ Kavanagh & Sons Co. Senior Hurling Final

Thursday 15th October, 2015



JJ Kavanagh & Sons Co. Senior Hurling Final This Sunday the Co. Senior Hurling Final takes place in Walsh Park. Below is information for patrons who will be attending. JJ Kavanagh & Sons Co. Junior B Hurling FinalDunhill v Brickey Rangers in Walsh Park at 2pm JJ Kavanagh & Sons Co. Senior Hurling FinalBallygunner v Tallow in Walsh Park at 4pmPatrons can purchase tickets on the day of the match at any of our 3...

Song to Commemorate 1916

Wednesday 14th October, 2015



Song to Commemorate 1916 A Mhuinteoir Ceoil, a chara,Coiste Náisiúnta Scór, the National GAA Committee for the promotion of culture, is delighted to announce that, in conjunction with the 1916 commemorations, they are launching a Ballad Writing Project for second level schools. To commemorate 1916, the GAA through one of its cultural branches Coiste Náisiúnta Scór, would welcome 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 Dungarvan. Criteria
Have Foundation Level Course completed Have GAA Garda Vetting completed Have ISC/GAA Child...

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 and was telling me how much he was enjoying it. He was full of enthusiasm and ideas and it was great to see. He wanted to...


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 contain an Award 2 coach. This person would ideally be the head coach. Applications for a derogation can be made to the...

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 title. This is sure to be a great weekend of sport and friendship.There will be an information meeting for clubs on Thursday...


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 – Tutor John BurnsTuesday 6th October Bohadoon 7:00pmTuesday 13th October WIT Sports Campus Carriganore 7:45pmTuesday...


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 athletes. It runs in Kingfisher Sports Hall from 6pm-7pm each Thursday. For more information contact Eoin Breathnach or...

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 that we did on Tuesday night and last week and the coach gave out to me lots of times for making mistakes. I wasn’t...

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 relating to Food & Nutrition as well as S&C. The young players will also get to submit an online lifestyle diary and...


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