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Coaching News week beginning 11th May 2015 2015-05-11 09:00:00

GAA Coaching & Games Development Notes May 11th
Primary Teachers Summer GAA Course

Waterford Council are running Mayor’s Health Week in Waterford City from 10th-16th May. As part of this various activities are running during the week. Full information can be found on Events being run by Waterford C&GD have been included on the list of events.

Primary Skills County Final

Thanks to all schools who participated in the Primary Skills Divisional Finals last week. The county final will take place on Tuesday 19th May in 4pm Carriganore. Below are the schools qualified for the finals
Hurling/Camogie Scoil Gharbhain, St Mary’s Girls NS, St Declan’s NS, Gael Scoil na Déise, St Stephen’s NS, Kill NS, Crehena NS, Newtown NS
Gaelic Football St Declan’s NS, Gael Scoil na Déise, Mount Sion NS, Portlaw NS, Scoil Gharbhain, Seafield NS, St Mary’s Girls NS, Newtown NS

Primary Teachers Summer GAA Course

In conjunction with Waterford Teacher Centre we are running a GAA Summer Course for Primary Teachers. This will take place in Colaiste Cathal Naofa Dungarvan Wed 1st – Fri 3rd July. Bookings for the course can be done through Waterford Teacher Centre

Provincial Activity Days

Once again in 2015 there will be U12 Hurling & Gaelic Football activity days in Semple Stadium, Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney & Gaelic Grounds. These will take place in July & August and all clubs are invited to participate if they wish. Any club that wishes to attend please contact GDA’s or Games Manager by end of May to confirm. Venues and dates will be sent to all clubs in June

Under 12 & 13 Hurling Coaching

West U13 Hurling Coaching takes place this Thursday 6.30pm in Gold Coast
West U12 Hurling Coaching takes place this Friday 6.30pm in Cappoquin
East U13 Hurling Coaching takes place in Tramore this Friday 6.30pm in Carriganore
All players up to the age born in 2002 are welcome to attend.

Upcoming Carriganore Blitzes

Sat 23rd May - U10 Gaelic Football 11am -12.30pm
Clubs are welcome to enter as many teams as they wish. All clubs will play 3 games per blitz. Entries to be in to GDA’s or Games Manager by Tue 5th May for U8 Gaelic Football
GDA Blitzes

Urban U9 Hurling Wed 13th May

Urban U7 Hurling Mon 18th May

West U9 Hurling Mon 17th May

Mid U9 Hurling Wed 13th May

Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps booking available

Online booking is now available for this year’s Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps. We have 35 camps running in July & August with all clubs in the county being involved in the camp programme. Full details are on Application forms are being sent to clubs and schools this week and next week. 

New Coaching Booklet available
Last week we published a coaching booklet that will be very useful to all coaches of children up to 12 years of age including teachers, club/school coaches and club coaches. The booklet contains coaching programmes for skill development and warm ups/movement exercises. The booklet can be purchased for €5 from C&GD staff members. 

GAA Coach Education website
The GAA Coach Education website is a very useful resource for all coaches. Information on coaching courses, workshops, presentations from conferences along with session planning templates are all available. The website address is & for the session planners

Facebook & Twitter

Don’t forget to join us on Facebook to see all the news and pictures from our latest events. . Waterford C&GD is now on Twitter @WaterfordGAACG for all the latest happenings. 

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