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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...


Cumann Lúthchleas Gael is Ireland’s leading sporting and cultural organisation with membership approaching one million people and more than 500,000 playing participants at all levels. Inspired and supported by the voluntary efforts of its members, the GAA is focused on the development and promotion of Gaelic Games and culture on the island of Ireland and in local communities. County Secretary...


GAA Coaching & Games Development Notes September 14th 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...

Annual Roanmore Charity Blitz

Thursday 10th September, 2015



Roanmore Charity BlitzFor the last nineteen years the Roanmore Juvenile Club has held a very successful Charity Hurling Blitz in aid of varying charities and this year’s Blitz is in aid of the Jonah School Project will be held on Saturday 12th September in Pairc Ui Mhurchú De La Salle, Cleaboy and Mt. Sion using the same format as previously, i.e group of four teams, under 8 and under 9 playing Ground Hurling....

Coaching Corner - Preparation Makes Perfect

Monday 07th September, 2015



Coaching Corner Number 2 PREPARATION MAKES PERFECT Barry Dunne | @darrybunne | Waterford Coaching and Games Development We’ve all been there. Things ran late at work and you got to the pitch at 6:59 for a 7:00 training session. The players are early (for once!) and they are standing around waiting patiently for you to dispense your wisdom for an hour or so. But you never planned your...

Wheelchair Hurling Programme

Thursday 03rd September, 2015



Wheelchair Hurling ProgrammeThis is a new initiative between Waterford GAA Coaching and Games Development and Waterford Sports Partnership. Wheelchair Hurling Programme is for disabled and non-disabled athletes over 16 years. Help us form a Waterford Team to compete in Regional and National Competitions. WHEELCHAIRS WILL BE PROVIDED. The programme commences on Thursday 17th September from 6pm to 7pm at the...


Tony Forristal and Sonny Walsh Tournaments 2015 The 34th Annual Tony Forristal and Sonny Walsh Under 14 Inter-County Tournaments takes place on Saturday August 29th across five city venues in Waterford City. Mount Sion and St. Saviours host the Division One teams with De La Salle, Walsh Park and Erins Own hosting the Division Two teams. This year we welcome 22 teams with over 528 players and all their families and...


Coaching Corner Number 1 SO YOU’RE THINKING ABOUT GETTING INVOLVED IN COACHING? Barry Dunne | @darrybunne | Waterford Coaching and Games Development Down through the years we’ve all spoken to people who say ‘I’d like to get involved in coaching but I don’t have the time/don’t think I’d be good at it/was never much of a player’ (delete whichever is...

Hurling Development Squad Tournaments

Monday 24th August, 2015



Coiste Oiliúna agus Forbatha na gCluichí, Phort Láirge This coming Saturday, 29th August, is the busiest day of the year for our under age hurling development squads as our U 14, U 15 & U 16 squads take part in the various tournaments around Munster. Since early in the year our various squads have been preparing for these tournaments and great credit must be given to the mentors,...


Waterford GAA teams up with Genzyme Waterford for Health and Wellbeing Programme The Waterford GAA county board has teamed up with the Waterford site of Genzyme, a Sanofi Company to deliver a health and wellbeing programme through 49 GAA clubs across the city and county. The partnership – announced this evening (Thurs, Aug 20) at a reception in Genzyme Waterford - will see a programme...

Munster Council Development Grants 2015

Thursday 20th August, 2015



MUNSTER COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT GRANTS 2015.Clubs wishing to apply for Muster Council grants 2015 are advised that the completed application form and supporting documentation must be sent to Waterford County Board Development Officer (Patricia Walsh) prior to being sent to the Munster Council for consideration.Closing date for the completed application forms is Friday, September 4th 2015@5pm.Details...

Waterford SH Team v Kilkenny

Friday 07th August, 2015



The Waterford Senior Hurling Team to play Kilkenny on Sunday in the All Ireland Semi Final has been announced tonight. Best of luck to all concerned.
Stephen O’Keeffe Ballygunner Shane Fives Tourin Barry Coughlan Ballygunner Noel Connors Passage Tadhg de Búrca Clashmore Kinsalebeg...


All Ireland Hurling Semi Final – 9th August 2015 – Croke Park Travelling to Croke Park on Sunday 9th August for the big clash between Kilkenny & Waterford? Want to win 2 Match Tickets? Simply purchase your JJ Kavanagh & Sons bus ticket online before Tuesday 4th August to be put in a draw to win two stand tickets for the big game! Winner The winner will be emailed and...


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