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London Youth Board Notes

March 18, 2013

The next meeting London Youth Board will take place on the 15th of April at Emerald GAA Grounds at Ruislip and will continue on with monthly meetings on the third Monday of each month.

St Patrick's Day Parade 16th & 17th of March 2013
Well done to all clubs who in participated in St Patrick's Day parades on Saturday the 16th & 17th of March in Willesden and in London in spite of the wet weather.
Gaelic Football Development Squad Blitz
There will be a Gaelic Football Development Squad Blitz for all three age groups (U-14, U-16 & U-18) on Saturday, March 30th in Pairc na hEireann, Birmingham beginning at 10 a.m, so the very best of luck to you all.
Mini Under 10 games
At a recent county board meeting it was agreed that there will be mini Under 10 games taking place at half time for the remaining National League Games in both football & hurling, so the very best of luck for Sunday the 24th.
Fixtures for
· Sunday 24th Mar - London v Limerick (2pm) (F)
· Saturday 30th Mar - London v Roscommon (3pm) (H)
Level 1 Coaching Course
Congratulations to all who completed The Level 1 Coaching Course.
Feile Dates for your diary:
Under 14 All Britain Feile 8th June
Feile Peil na nOg 28th- 30th June held in Derry
Feile na Gael 5th -7th July held in Limerick
ABC dates are fixed for the 26th-28th of July at Greenford.

The 2nd Annual All Britain Competition (ABC) 26th-28th July 2013
The 2nd Annual All Britain Competition (ABC) will be held from the 26th - 28th July 2013 in Tir Chonaill Gaels Grounds in Greenford, London UB6 ONZ.
The ABC is a weekend tournament of Gaelic Football, Hurling, Camogie and Ladies Gaelic Football for children and youths from U-8 up to U-18 from all across Britain.The ABC games will serve to ensure that Gaelic games and other Irish cultural events are promoted in a fun-filled, enjoyable and action packed manner, which has regard for the underlying motivational ethos of GAA Games Development - 'Fun Do, Can Do, We Do'.
The following Guidelines will be strictly adhered to for this year's competition:
· U-18: 7-a-side
· U-16: 11-a-side
· U-14: 13-a-side
· U-12: 11-a-side
· U-10: 7-a-side
· U-8: 7-a-side
The U-8 & U-10 Gaelic Football, along with all Hurling & Camogie will be played to conclusion on Friday.
Ladies Gaelic Football & U-12 to U-18 Gaelic Football to be played up to and including Semi-Finals on Saturday.
All Finals will be played on the Sunday.
There will be no Clubs allowed to amalgamate this year and players will only be allowed to line out for their clubs at one age group.
The ABC is an annual event, which will cater for the needs of the ever-growing number of underage players in Britain.

It is now compulsory for all youths to wear Mouthguards during training and during their games, so can all clubs please make sure this rule is implemented at all times .
For further information please contact Phill Butler on 07920554006