London Youth Committee notes

London Youth Committee notes

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London Youth Committee notes

February 13, 2014

    The next meeting London Youth Board will take place on the 17th of February at 8.30pm at The Emerald GAA Grounds at Ruislip and meetings will continue to be on the third Monday of every month with the exception of the 17th of March meeting now will be on 24th of March due to St Patrick's Day and the 21st of April will be on the 28th due to Easter

We would like to invite a representative from each club to attend our meetings throughout the year  We appreciate and look forward to your cooperation and support for the development of our London youths.

 Meeting for Underage Hurling in London
There will be a meeting for all Gaels re. 'Underage Hurling in London' on Tuesday the 25th of February at 8.00 p.m in the Emerald Grounds, Ruislip 

This is a very important meeting for the good of London Hurling so all Clubs are asked to be in attendance with as many members as possible but an invitation is extended to anyone interested in Hurling and who would like to get involved.


London GAA Gala Dinner Dance

London GAA Gala Dinner Dance will take place in The Crown Moran Hotel on the Saturday the 15th of February please try and support this event. It is a black tie with tickets selling at £60 each. Contact 07872600074 for more information


Affiliation fee

All clubs are requested to pay the affiliation fees before the 17th of February. £10 Per Team £20 Per Club.  Please contact Llyod Colfer on 07872600073


Coaching courses

London Youth Board will be running two Gaelic Football Coaching Courses during February or March. All clubs will need to be Level 1 trainedThere will be a Foundation Level Gaelic Football Coaching Course on Sunday the 16th of February in Tir Chonaill Gaels Grounds, Greenford.

Then, we will be running a Level One Gaelic Football Coaching Course over 4 Sundays: March 9th, 23rd, 30th and April 13th all of which will be in the Emerald Grounds, Ruislip.
The Courses are limited to 25 people and in the interest of fairness, we will only accept 5 nominations from each Club. The Courses will run from 9am until 5pm with a half an hour Lunch Break at 1 pm - lunch is provided.There will theory based work and practical work involved on the Course so please bring appropriate training gear/footwear. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis so please contact me asap if you are interested in attending.We would urge as many of you as possible to please take up this opportunity to further your coaching education which can only benefit your Club and London GAA. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis so please contact Lloyd Colfer: 07872600073  if you are interested in attending 


Young Whistlers Course

Is there any young people that would like to get involved with the GAA and become a young whistler where you would be asked to go along to some games and referee some matches from time to time. If you are interested then please contact the secretary Lloyd Colfer on 07872600073

Scóg ná Nóg

If anyone is interested in becoming a committee member on Scóg ná Nóg please contact the secretary Lloyd Colfer on 07872600073.

Scóg ná Nóg is a talented group involved with the GAA which run a big competiton in London and then the winners go back to Ireland for the final of with music and dance and recitations etc are involved. There is a lot of young talented people within our clubs so let all this talent shine.


Peter McGlynn Tournament 

Peter  McGlynn tournament will be run for the Under U8’s, U10’s and U13s  on Bank Holiday Monday May 5th at Tir Chonaill Gaels GAA Grounds, Berkley Avenue, Greenford. Time to be confirmed.


3rd Annual All Britain Competitions (ABC)

2014 All Britain Competitions will be held the weekend of the 11th of July to the Sunday the 13th of July at Tir Chonaill Gaels GAA Grounds, Greenford, London, UB6 0NZ


For more information on London Youths please contact London Secretary Lloyd Colfer: 07872600073