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London Youth Committee notes

May 09, 2016

The next meeting London Youth Committee meeting will take place on Monday the 16th of May 2016 at 8 30pm at Irish Tv GAA Grounds, West End Road, Ruislip, HA4 6QX 

North London Shamrock's Tournament
North London Shamrock's will be the hosts to a Tournament for U6/ 8/10 and Gaelic 4 Girls. on Saturday the 14th of May at Totten Hall Sports Ground, Totten Rd N13 6LH. Registration from 11.15am games at 12 noon and finish approx 2.30pm

Results 
U-14 Football League: Division 1
Parnells defeated the Taras

Fixtures
Under 14 Football League Division 1 on Thursday 12th of May
Parnells v Dulwich Harps at Northwick Park at 7pm
St Kiernans v Tara at Mill Hill Rugby Club at 7pm
Under 14 Football League Division 2 on Saturday 14th of May
London Irish v St Clarets at London Irish at 7pm
North London Shamrock v Thomas McCurtains at Donkey Lane at 7pm
Round Towers v Tir Chonaill Gaels at Micham at 7pm
Under 16 Football League 18-6-2016
London Irish v St Kiernans at London Irish at 2pm
NLS/TMC v Tir Chonaill Gael at Goodmayes  at 2pm
St Clarets v Parnells in Hayes at 2pm

London Youth Development Squad  
London Youth Development will continue to train every week at Tir Chonaill Gaels.


All Britain Competitions (ABC's) for 2016 

All Britain Competitions (ABC's) will take place from Thursday the 7th of July to Sunday the 10th of July at Tir Chonaill Gaels Grounds, Berkeley Avenue, Greenford, Middlesex UB6 0NZ.

Sam Maguire and Liam MacCarthy coming ‘home’ as Cups take Pride of Place again at GAA All Britain Championship Tournament. It will attract almost 2000 youth participants from schools and GAA Clubs all over England, Scotland, and Wales with an invitation cross- community Ulster team, Cúchulainns participating. The Tournament will be graced this year again by the presence of the Liam MacCarthy and Sam Maguire Cups. The presence of the Cups named in their honour in London could not be more appropriate in the year of the 100th Anniversary of 1916. It will also include an extra day of competition. The presence of the two cups resonates deeper than the notoriety of their names. They highlight the enormous contribution of the GAA community in Britain in the development of the organisation. The full contribution Britain made to the GAA is not popularly and fully known. Many would be surprised to know that the contribution of both Sam Maguire and Liam MacCarthy was made almost entirely in Britain with many others at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th Century, a period when London won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship in 1901 (see attached from ABC Programme for full article about Liam MacCarthy and Sam Maguire) 

The importance of the ABC tournament can be demonstrated by those attending from GAA Headquarters in Croke Park. At this stage it is anticipated that those present will include: Aogán Ó Fearghail, President of the GAA, Michael Hasson, President of the  Council of Ulster and Vice –President of GAA, Helen O Roarke, CEO Ladies Games, Pat Daly, Director of Games, and Frank Burke, Head of Coaching and Games. The games will also be attended by Irish Ambassador, Dan Mulhall, and Celine Byrne of the Irish Abroad Unit, Department of Foreign Affairs.

The Games Schedules for this year’s tournament are as follows:

On Thursday 7th of July at 10.30am for Primary Schools

On Friday 8th of July at 10.30am Secondary Schools at 3.00pm U-8/10 Boys Gaelic Football;

On Saturday 9th of July at 10.30am and U-12/16 Boys Gaelic Football; Ladies Gaelic Football (All Ages);

On Sunday 10th of July at 10.30am U-14/18 Boys Gaelic Footbal Hurling/Camogie (All Ages).

Any Enquiries please contact  Lloyd Colfer, Secretary of All Britain Competition Committee & Community Development Administrator, London G.A.A.on 07872 600073


Welcome to London Irish GAA Club

We welcome London Irish Rugby Club’s new GAA teams London Irish into our youth tournaments this year.


Dates For Your Diary

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 Irish Tournament on Saturday the 1st of October


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