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April 16, 2013

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London Youth Board Notes
16 April 2013

The next meeting London Youth Board will take place on the 20th of May at Emerald GAA Grounds at Ruislip and will continue on with montly meetings on the third Monday of each month.
Last year's U14 Hurling Championship Final
Last year's U14 Hurling Championship Final between Granuaile and Thomas McCurtain's have been set to be played on the Sunday the 19th of May with venuie and time to be confirmed.

Interested in Hurling
London GAA Youth Board would like to invite anyone from 6 years and over that is interested in hurling to get involved in games around London. We would urge you to get involved as hurling is a great sport and needs to be kept going and revitalised. If you are interested Please contact the secretary Phil Butler on 07920554006

London GAA Golf Classic
London GAA are hosting a Golf Day on Friday 26 of April at Hendon Golf Club Ashley Walk, Devonshire Road, Mill Hill London NW7 1DG. It will begin with Time : 12.30pm, Bacon baguettes on arrival at 12.30pm and a 1.00pm Shotgun Start and at 6.30pm a 3 course meal
Playing Information:
Teams of 4 players with the best 2 scores per hole to count
The competition to be governed by Team Stableford rules
Prize's are available for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, longest drive and nearest to pin
The cost of a team of 4 is £400.00 which includes, green fees and dinner.
Hole advertisement / sponsorship is £100.00 per hole. Programme advertisement half page £50.00
Full page £100.00 Maximum 24 teams

Media Night for London GAA
There will be a Media night held on the 3rd of May at The Emerald Grounds at Ruislip

Can all clubs please take a look at the questionaire sheet of the London Strategic Plan-Youth Games Development as we need feedback to help build and promote our clubs. Return the forms to Phil Butler or Mark Gottscha as soon as possible.
Can all clubs please send on any updates or information if any regarding their club to Pat Winston, so that the database can be updated ASAP.

Sports Prediction Sheets for all clubs
Just to keep you informed that our development teams trips to Ireland have been approved by management. In order for this to continue every year we will need to improve in our fund rasing. As part of fundraising London GAA County Board have distributed sports prediction sheets with entry fee of £5 per sheet. We would ask you all to kindly get involved in selling and buying as we would like to inprove in our fundraising. Thanks a million for all your continued support as it's all much appreciated.
Foundation Level Football Course on Sunday the 28th of April
There will be a Foundation Level Football Course which will be run at The Emerald Grounds at Ruislip on the 28th of April. This course will be run for one day from 9am until 5pm with a half an hour Lunch Break at 1pm - lunch is provided. There will be theory and practical work involved, so please bring appropiate clothing and footwear. Contact Llyod Colfer on 07872600073 if you are interested in doing the course.
Feile Dates for your diary:
Under 14 All Britain Feile 8th June in Birmingham.
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.

Dates for Go Games for U8/10 Football
Saturday 27th April hosted by Thomas McCurtain's at 12pm
Monday 6th May hosted by TCG at 12pm
Saturday 18th May hosted by St Kiernan's
Saturday 22nd June hosted by Parnell's at 12pm
Saturday 20th July hosted by Thomas McCurtain's at 12pm
Saturday 7th September hosted by Round Towers at 12pm

Dates for Go Games for U12 Football
Saturday 11th May hosted at two venues for this blitz at Dulwich Harps and Tara's at 12pm
Sunday 19th May hosted by Thomas McCurtain's at 12pm
Saturday 1st June hosted by St Kiernan's at 12pm
Saturday 6th July hosted by Parnell's at 12pm
Saturday 14th September hosted by Thomas McCurtain's at 12pm
Saturday 28th September hosted by St Kiernan's at 12pm

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 .

Advertisment for the Connacht Football Championship match Match day programme. 
London GAA County Board will be hosting the Connacht Football Championship match between London and Sligo at the Emerald Gaa grounds in Ruislip on Sunday 26th May 2013. If anyone is interested in purchasing advertising space in in the programme booklet a full page £100+Vat=£120 and Half a page £50+Vat=£60. At this is one of the biggest days in the London Gaa calender it is a great way to promote your business or give great exposure to your club. If you are interested please contact PRO Declan Flanagan email address is or mobile 07736009080

London Youth Board would like to sympathise with Geraldine Munnelly and family on the passing of her grandmother Ellen Managan. Also to sympathise with the family of Tim Brosnan who was involved with The Parnell's Club.
For further information please contact Phill Butler on 07920554006