London Youths Committee Notes
June 12, 2017
Results U14 League Finals
Congratulations to the Taras who had a victorious win over the Parnells in the U-14 Div 1 League Final at Northwick Park last Saturday. Thanks to the Referee Ger O' Shea.
Congratulations to Gael Londáin who won the U-14 Div 2 League after defeating St Clarets by three points in what was a cracking game. Thanks to Referee Lloyd Colfer.
Gael Londain Football Blitz
Gael Londain were hosts to a Football Blitz and a Hurling Super Cente last Saturday where 500 visitors took to Hazelwood, home of Gael Londain GAA Grounds. Teams from all over London and beyond travelled to play games in what was a glorious sunny day. Under 6/8-and 10s played games before lots of boys and girls joined in the Hurling practice as part of promoting the Gaelic game. Well done to all the girls teams who participated in the U12 tournament with Tir Chonaill Gaels defeating Taras in the final. Parnells girls clinched the Shield after defeating St Kiernans in the final.The U12's were split into 2 pools, an "A" and "B" pool. In the "A" pool Parnells beat Warwickshire White Gaa by 2 goals and 4 points. The final score being 3-8 to 1-4 in favour of Parnells whilst the Pool "B" results were that North London Shamrock were victorious over St Kiernans in a tense game with NLS winning the game 3-4 to 2-1.U14's Div 2 next where Gael Londain played a semi final first against TCG where after an early score Gael Londain went on to be winning at half time by 6 goals and 1 point to one point. Final score was 9 goals 7 points to 1 goal and 3 points. This meant that Gael Londain would play St Clarets in the final to win the division 2 title. St Clarets had beaten Gael Londain on their two previous meetings. Gael Londain won by three points in a great game of football and it was won with a last gasp penalty save by Gael Londain to prevent extra time. A great day of Gaelic Football at our 2nd Blitz.. A big thanks to all at Gael Londain for running a very successful day. Thanks to all the referees on the day who worked tirelessly to ensure games were run on time. Once again the support of the parents is great appreciated.
All Britain Competions Launched at the Irish Embassy
Feith an Cheoil School of Irish Traditional Music provided live music as everyone entered the Irish Embassy of London for the launch of the sixth annual All Britain Competitions (ABC) last Thursday evening. Ambasadore Dan Mulhall and his wife Greta gave a warm welcome to a great crowd from various clubs who were in attendance. President of GAA Aogán O Fearghail, and LGFA President Marie Hickey, Croke Park Camogie Development Kathleen Egan and Ulster President Michael Hasson was also in attendance. Chairman ABC Coommittee Chairman Michael Kingston welcomed everyone and spoke about the importance of our native games and wished all the clubs participating well. Aogán O Fearghail gave a lovely speech and thanks everyone associated with the GAA and all the sponsors who kindly donates to this event. A host of underage teams across Britain and Ulster will take to the fields at Tir Chonaill Gaels in Greenford for four days of Gaelic Games on the 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th of July in what will be a fun filled sports and cultural weekend.
Tara Blitz on Saturday 17th June in Harrow Rugby Club
All clubs are invited to Tara Blitz which takes place next Saturday 17th June in Harrow Rugby Club (Subject to change). The Blitz will consist of the following teams - U6/8/10 and U12 girls will be playing for a cup. Registrations will be at 10.30am and games at 11am
U12 Semi & Final Div 1
Semi-Final Dulwich v Parnells and Tara v TCG/St Kiernans followed by final On Friday 16th June Sudbury Court, East Lane at 6.30pm.
U18 Football League
TCG/Tara v Parnell 16th June Parnells v St Kiernans Fri 23rd Jun
London Minor Board 50th Anniversary 1967-2017
London Minor Board are celebrating their 50th Anniversary year 1967-2017. We are appealing for any team photographs or photos of memorabilia to help us mark this special occasion. Please do not hesitate to contact PRO Lucia Butler on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07932849667.
Dates for Your Diary
U14 Feile Hurling on Saturday 17th June
North London Shamrock Blitz on Saturday 24th June
U14 Feile in Ireland 23rd-25th June
Conrad Ryan Tournament on Saturday, 1st July in Harrow Rugby Club
U16 & U18 Provincial Championship Semi-Finals 1st July
St Anthony's Blitz on Sunday, 2nd July
All-Britain Competition July 6th - 9th July 2017
Thomas McCurtains Blitz on Saturday 15th July
U16 & U18 Provincial Championship Finals on Saturday 15th July
Tara Summer Camp on from Monday 24th- Friday 28 July with all clubs invited.
Dermot Earley Tournament Saturday 2nd September
Tara J Ffrench girlsTournament at Tir Chonaill Gaels on Saturday 9th September
St Kiernans Blitz on Saturday, 9th September
North London Shamrock Blitz on Saturday 23rd September
If you require any further information please contact the London Youth's Secretary Joel McInern on 07956103723