London Youth Notes
London Youth Notes
September 17, 2013
The next meeting London Youth Board will take place on the 23rd of September at Emerald GAA Grounds at Ruislip
All Britain Competitions for 2014 date has been set for Friday the 11th of July to Sunday the 13th of July.
Dates for Go Games for U8/10 Football
The James O' Brien U8's/10's Tournament wll take place on Saturday the 21st of September which will be hosted by St Kiernan's at 12pm
Dates for Go Games for U12 Football
The next Blitz for the U12's will be on Saturday the 28th of September which will be hosted by St Kiernan's at 12pm
Congratulations to Dulwich Harps who defeated the Tara's in The U14 Championship final which took place on Saturday the14th of September at Peckham Rye
The Conrad Ryan cup competition will now take place at Parnell's, Northwick Park on Saturday the 5th October with a 12 noon start. Teams participating are Parnell's, Tara's, TCG's and St Kiernan's for the U14's age group this year.
Result of U16 Football League
St Claret's 0-07 to 0-03 Parnell's on Wednesday the 11th of September
The U16 league Final
The U16 league Final will take place between St Claret's and Dulwich Harps on Saturday the 28th of September with a 2pm Throw In.
Report on the U16 London Football Team trip to Ireland.
The London U16 football team and their management Colm Lynott, Hugh Lennon and Lloyd Colfer CDA for London arrived in Ballaghadreen on Friday afternoon for the Dermot Earley Academy day, that was held in the brand new Connacht GAA centre in Cloonacurry,Bekan, Claremorris in Co Mayo. The competition named after the late and great Dermot Early is a provincial talent academy day organised by the Connacht council. This was the first time London have participated after receiving an invitation.
London played a challenge match against Eire Ãg from Roscommon at Ballaghadreen on Friday winning the game 1-08 /4-10. Saturday they participated in the Dermot Earley Tournament that was addressed by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny. London played Roscommon in their first game and were narrowly beaten by one point with a score of 1-04 to 1-05. Next they played Galway but were unlucky not to win with this game ending up a draw London 1-02 to Galway 0-05. The next game they played Leitrim after a slow start London went on to win 0-07 to 0-04. London finished up by playing Mayo North and South and recorded their biggest win 2-03 to 0-01. This was Mayo's only defeat of the day. The London team competed well, only losing one game against the other development squads which was a fantastic achievement considering the amount of game and preparation time the team gets, and the amount of teams in London (8) London were complimented by various other coaches on their level of skills and proves underage Gaelic football in London is alive and kickingLondon U16 team would like to thank all the club coaches and mentors for their hard work and dedication, also the London County Board for sanctioning the trip and the Connacht GAA Coaching and games Committee for the invitation and of course all the Youth Board Sponsors for their continued support in helping make all these trips possible.
The U18 Championship commences on Saturday, 28th September. Western Gaels and Brothers Ciaran's and TCG's The final will take place on Sunday the 27th of October and will be a curtain raiser before the senior final at Ruislip.
Key Dates for Hurling Fixtures
Well done to all who attended the Hurling Blitz on Sunday the 15th September as Granuaile were the hosts.
The next hurling blitz will be on Sunday, 22nd September for all age groups at Kilburn Gaels
London Youth Gaelic Athletic Association Golf Day