Tara GFC Club Notes

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Tara GFC Club Notes

May 24, 2013

Tara Club Notes 27th May 2013


New players welcome - If you live in London or are planning to move to London and wish to join a friendly the Tara's boast a full compliment of teams Men's, Ladies Senior/Junior and the Youth Section cover all age groups U6 up to u18's with a Girls only section catering for U11's to U18's.
The Ladies and Men's teams are based in West London and train at Cayton Green Park, Cayton Road (Northolt Rugby Club), Greenford, Middx, UB6 8BJ. The club house and grounds boasts superb facilities with changing rooms and showers and flood lights for when the evenings grow dark. Cayton Road is easily accessible from Greenford Central Line/National Rail/ Sudbury Hill Station - Piccadilly Line and we have players travelling from various places in London who can meet you. Usual training nights are Mondays and Wednesdays for the Ladies and Tuesdays and Thursdays for the Men


St Kiernan's U8'10's Blitz on Saturday the 18th of May

Well done to all the Tara U8/10's children who attended to play in the blitz which was hosted by St Kiernan's on Saturday the 18th May. The children all had a great day playing their matches and showing off their skills. A big thanks to all at St Kiernan's for hosting such a successful day.Thanks once again to the parents for their continued support in getting their children to the training sessions and blitz as it always encourages them to grow and develop in their gaelic skills.
Dates for Go Games for U8/10 Football

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 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

Fixtures U14 Football League Pool A
Tara's v Thomas McCurtains on the Wednesday the 12th of June at Goodmayes at 7.30pm
Fixtures U14 Football Championship
Tara's v Thomas McCurtains on the Tuesday the 4th of June at Sudbury Court at 7pm
Fixtures U16 Football Championship Pool A
Tara v Round Towers on the 22nd June at Sudbury Court at 2pm
Fixtures U16 Football League Pool A
Tara v Parnells on the 1st June at Northwick Park at 2pm
U18 Football League

Western Gaels v Tir Chonaill Gaels on the 24th May in Greenford
Feile Dates for your diary:
Under 14 All Britain Feile 8th June in Birmingham.
Feile Peil na nOg (Football) 28th- 30th June held in Derry.
Feile na Gael (Hurling) 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
All Britain Competition will be held on the 26th, 27thand 28th of July at Tir Chonaill GAA Grounds, Greenford, London (UB6 0NZ) for age groups 8's/10's/12's/14's/16's/18's and girls.

The cost of Entry is £50 per team, up to a maximum of £200 per club and the closing date for Entries is Friday 28thJune.

Start and Finish Times

U8 and U10 Football will commence at 1:30pm on Friday 26th. Hurling and Camogie games will commence at 2:00pm on the same day.

U12 and U16 Boys Football will commence at 11:00am on Saturday 27th. Ladies Football will commence at 11:30am on the same day, while U14 and U18 Boys Football will commence at 12 noon.

The first Finals on Sunday 28th will take place at 12 noon and the last of the Finals at approximately 2:00pm. It will only be possible to confirm the exact order in which Finals will be played closer to the time, and possibly only on the Saturday evening, as we will try to accommodate those travelling the longest distances by allowing them to play their Finals first.

The finishing times on each day will be determined by the level of Entries. We will endeavour, where possible, to produce the most time efficient fixture list for clubs to allow for minimum waiting times between games.Trophy presentations will take place immediately after each final, on the approach from the playing fields to the Clubhouse.

The Winners in each grade of Boys Football will receive medals. In Ladies Football, both the Winners and Runners-Up will be presented with medals. All participants in U8 & U10 Football, All Hurling and All Camogie will receive medals.

Official Launch of ABC

The Official Launch of the ABC will take place in The Irish Embassy in London on Wednesday the 5th of June from 6pm till 8pm.

ABC Steering CommitteeMembers.

Chairperson: John Gormley, Mob: 079 5764 3614

Secretary: Lloyd Colfer, Mob: 078 7260 0073

Chairperson, Britain GAA: Brendie Brien, Mob: 079 6199 0888

GaryKelly Secretary and Senior Games Development Manager, Britain GAA Mob: 077 1100 4008

Any players who have not yet registered should contact their managers ASAP. If you have not paid your Membership you are not insured to play.
Training will continue on Fridays at 6.30pm till 8pm (The U6's finish at 7.30pm) at Sudbury Court Court Playing fields, East Lane, North Wembley. If your child is interested in coming to one of our training sessions for a free trial please do come along and see if they enjoy Gaelic Football.
Mouthguards - are compulsory for all youth players for training and matches as of the1st January 2013. Parents/careres can you please ensure that your child has mouthguards and they must be worn at all training session as well as at matches/Blitz. They can be purchased at all sports shops.
Dates for your diary for upcoming events
Family Race night on the 13th of July at Kingsbury Town Football Club.
Summer camp will commence on the 29th of July to the 2nd of August at Sudbury Court, East Lane.
Presentation night on Saturday the 12th of October at Kingsbury Town Football Club.
Halloween party and raffle on Saturday the 2nd of November at Kingsbury Town Football Club.
80th Annual Dinner Dance at The Crown Moran Hotel Date to be confirmed.
For information in joining the Tara Youth GFC please contact Tracey Monagle on 07535597383
Advertisment for you Connacht Football Championship match booklet
London GAA County Board would like to thank everyone for all the advertisment purchased in the booklet for the Connacht Football Championship match between London and Sligo at the Emerald Gaa grounds in Ruislip on Sunday 26th May 2013.
Tara ladies football training takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7.45 at Northolt Rugby ground at Cayton Road Green Park, Cayton Road, Greenford, Middlesex UB6 8BJ.
Nearest tube station is Greenford, on the Central line and we have players travelling from various places in London who can meet you. Full changing facilities and showers. Newcomers are always welcome.
For more details please contact us on taraladiesgfc@yahoo.co.uk or talk to Eileen O'Connell on 07827 582 696
Fixtures for ladies
25th May Provincial 9 a side Parc na h'Eireann in Birmingham
Fixtures for football
Training takes place at 7.30pm on Tuesday and Thursday nights at Northolt Rugby ground at Cayton Green Park, Cayton Road, Greenford, Middlesex, UB6 8BJ
For more information on training and about joining Tara GFC please contact the Secretary Andy Redican on 07800 930 388