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London Youth Committee notes

April 06, 2016

The next meeting London Youth Committee meeting will take place on Monday the 18th of April 2016 at 8 30pm at Irish Tv GAA Grounds, West End Road, Ruislip, HA4 6QX Can all the Hurling Clubs please attend the meeting beforehand at 8pm sharp.

U12/14 London 1916 Tournament

Last Saturday the 2nd of April at Tir Chonaill Gaels in Greenford London were host to a 1916 tournament where an U12 and U14 teams and supporters traveled over  from Roanmore in Co Waterford. Five teams participated with two teams U12 and U14 from Roanmore, U14 St Clarets, U14 Parnells and U12 Tara's. In spite of the wet weather six games were played with ten minutes a side. 

In the U-12 games - Roanmore 2-0 Tara 1-0, Roanmore 3-1 Tara 1-1

In the U-14 games - Roanmore 1-3 Parnells 0-6, Roanmore 4-4 St.Clarets 3-1, Parnells defeated St Clarets and then in the final game was Roanmore 2-4 Parnells 0-3. Thanks to Coleen Lynott for refereeing the games and to London's CDA Lloyd Colfer for over seeing the tournament which was a great success.

London GAA 1916 Rising Commemorations

Please keep the weekend of the Saturday the 30th of April to Monday the 1st of May free as London GAA will be commemorating the 100th Centenary Year of the 1916 Rising with lots of Hurling/football Ceoil agus Craic to be enjoyed by all family and friends. Tickets £10 Seniors / Students £5 Children U16 free Tickets available from (Ticket covers all the weekends events)

Confirmed Itinerary of events

On Friday 22nd April The Michael Collins Cup Schools Tournament at Tir Chonaill Gaels Grounds.
On Saturday 30th April Youth U10-12 Blitz  at Irish TV GAA Grounds in Ruislip from 10am till 2pm 
Tara Camogie 7's Saturday 30th April at TCG in Greenford All day
Special Commemorative Hurling Challenge Match Bros Pearse v Thomas McCurtain’s (TBC) – 5pm 
On Saturday evening 30th April Irish TV GAA Grounds in Ruislip from 7pm - an evening of traditional music - Ceoil agus Craic (Musicians invited to attend)
On Sunday 1st May at Ruislip
1.15pm London Juniors v Lancashire (TBC)
3pm London v Louth - 1916 Commemoration Cup 
Half Time Mini Exhibition – Youth Committee
5pm London Development Squad v (TBC)
Special Commemoration Cup / Vase presented to the winning teams
On Monday 2nd May – Ruilsip
London Ladies 7’s Tournament 

Club Leadership Development Programme for Club Officers

The GAA's National Officer Development Committee is delighted to confirm details of the Club Leadership Development Programme (CLDP) that will take place in Irish TV GAA Grounds, West End Road, South Ruislip, London, HA4 6QXR, London on the 9th of April with Induction at 12 noon and finishing at 4.30pm. The CLDP -  is an exciting new training programme which will provide club officers with the key knowledge and skills to carry out their roles effectively. The programme represents a new interactive approach to officer training which involves a lot of discussions, case studies and group activities. Officers who complete the programme will:

- Gain a better understanding of what their role involves

- Develop basic leadership, management and communication skills

- Experience increased role satisfaction

- Have an awareness of where to access resources and supports

- Be able to share ideas and solve problems with fellow officers

- Be better prepared for future roles in the Association

- Get an online certificate for their learning

Contact Mark Gottsche Runai/Cisteoir Londain 07872600074 or register online at

Hurling for the youths

London GAA will host a Hurling Super Centre for boys/girls in Greenford on Saturday the 30th of April at 12 Noon. All children are invited to attend wearing appropriate clothing and if you have any hurling equipment please bring it along with you. Some equipment will be provided for those who don't have any on the day.. This is a wonderful sport to get involved in and of course great social skills in meeting new people. Any questions please contact Lloyd Colfer CDA on 078 72600073

Outstanding Affiliation Fees

Can all clubs please ensure that they have paid their affiliation fees as soon as possible before the season starts. Please contact Finance Officer Conor McGreevy regarding payment

Dates For Your Diary
Parnell's are holding a Go Games blitz at Northwick Park on Saturday 16th April from 11.30am.for U6/8/10'S and girls

Michael Collins Cup Schools Tournament at Tir Chonaill Gaels Grounds on Friday the 22nd of April

Peter McGlynn Day at Tir Chonaill Gaels Grounds on Saturday the 23rd of April

Hurling Centre in Tir Chonaill Gaels at 12 Noon on 30th of April

North London Shamrock's Tournament on Saturday the 14th of May

Tara Tournament in Harrow Rugby Club on Saturday the 11th of June

U14 All Britain Feile on Saturday the 11th of June

North London Shamrock's Tournament on Saturday the 18th of June

Parnell's Conrad Ryan Tournament on Sunday the 3rd of July

All Britain Competitions (ABC's) from Thursday the 7th of July to Sunday the 10th of July at Tir Chonaill Gaels Grounds 

Thomas McCurtain's Tournament on Saturday the 16th of July

U16 and U18 Provincial Championship on Saturday the 16th of July

Dermot Earley Tournament on on Saturday the 3rd of September

St Kiernan's James O' Brien Day on Saturday the 10th of September

St Anthony's Tournament on Saturday the 17th of September

London IrishTournament on Saturday the 1st of October

If you require any further information please contact the London Youth's Secretary Joel McInern on 07956103723