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Féile na nGael 2016

Monday 16th November, 2015


Féile na nGael As all clubs are aware Féile na nGael 2016 will be hosted jointly by Waterford and Tipperary. Féile na nGael Hurling, Camogie and Handball will take place from Friday 17th – Sunday 19th June 2016. We are hoping that all clubs in Waterford will be host clubs and will...

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...

Accounts Assistant / Operations Administration - Waterford GAA

Thursday 12th November, 2015


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...

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...

Waterford to host Final Round of All Ireland Wheelchair Hurling

Monday 02nd November, 2015


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...

Five Simple Things You Can Do To Improve Coaching In Your Club

Saturday 31st October, 2015


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...

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...

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 &...

How Soon is Too Soon to Teach Young Players Good Habits?

Tuesday 20th October, 2015


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...

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...

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...

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...

Coaching News week beginning 12th October 2015

Monday 12th October, 2015


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...

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...

Coaching News week beginning 28th September 2015

Monday 28th September, 2015


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 –...

Coaching News week beginning 21st September 2015

Monday 21st September, 2015


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...

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...

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...

Coaching News week beginning 14th September 2015

Monday 14th September, 2015


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...

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,...

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...

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...

Tony Forristal and Sonny Walsh Tournaments

Friday 28th August, 2015


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...

So you're thinking about getting involved in Coaching?

Tuesday 25th August, 2015


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...

Coaching News week beginning 20th July 2015

Thursday 23rd July, 2015


GAA Coaching & Games Development Notes July 20th Kellogg’s GAA Cúl CampsWeek 5 July 27-31 - Sacred Heart (Williamstown), Butlerstown, Dungarvan, St Oliver’s (Ballinameela)Week 6 Aug 3-7 - St Pat’s/Nh Brid (Tournaneena), Fourmilewater/The Nire, St Mary’s...


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