London GAA Youth Committee Notes

London GAA Youth Committee Notes

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London GAA Youth Committee Notes

May 13, 2014

The next meeting London Youth Committee meeting will take place on Monday the 19th of May at 8 30pm at The Emerald GAA Grounds at Ruislip and meetings will continue to be on the third Monday of every month


Sympathies go out to the families of the late Liz Walsh (Fr Murphy’s) and Joseph O' Dwyer (Parnell's) May they both rest in peace.

Media Event in Ruislip

The London GAA would like to invite all clubs to the Media event will take place in Ruislip on Thursday 8th of May between 6.30pm - 9.00pm. Parents are encouraged to bring along their children to meet the senior players from the London Senior Football & Hurling team and mentors along with our successful London youth teams. It's a great opportunity to have photos or autographs with the London players. Wear your club jerseys with pride and come along to this wonderful evening you are all welcome.

Feile Hurling Training

Feile hurling training on Mondays 12th and 19th of May at Hendon Ruby Club from 7.15pm at Hendon Rugby Club, Copthall’s Playing Fields, Greenlands Lane, Hendon, NW4 1RL​ Contact Noreen O'Neill on 079 60505792.

Feile Football Training

Feile football training on Wednesday evening the 7th of May at 7pm at Parnell's home grounds, Northwick Park playing fields.

Parnell’s Youth GFC U8/10  Football/Hurling Blitz

To start off the season for 2014 Parnell Youths Club were hosts to an U6's/U8's/10's Football/Hurling blitz at Northwick Park playing fields last Saturday the 26th of April. First time both Hurlers and Footballers togged out displaying their skills in a mixed blitz.  .

The footballers started the show with Parnell’s, Tara’s, North London Shamrocks and St Kiernan’s all fielding for the Under 6,8 and 10 category and Thomas McCurtain’s fielding for U10's. The blitz got off to a promising start which was made even better by the appearance of blue skies and sunshine. The U 6's were tremendous with every one of the players showing real passion and delight. However it’s fair to say that all teams participated well and some great young talent was on display which should hopefully lead to what we hope will be a fantastic and eventful season. Followed by the girls football was on display, where Parnell's and Tara's and TCG mixed up all the girls to make up two teams and played a match. The girls showed great enjoyment whilst developing their skills

When all the football was wrapped up it was the young hurler’s time to shine, the introduction of a mixed blitz gave an opportunity for some of our young footballers to take a hurler stick into their hand and give the small ball a try. Representation from Granuaile’s, Fr Murphy’s and Kilburn Gaels allowed the spectators to see the fantastic sport of hurling in full flow. A great display of hurling was given with all the children involved demonstrating just was a tremendous and skilled sport hurling is. Thanks to all the clubs involved for their attendance and for their participation in what was a fantastic day of sport. Thanks as usual to all the parents for their support in helping the youths grow and develop in the Gaelic games.

Dates for your diary

U12 Football tournament at Dulwich Harps and Parnell's and Tir Chonaill Gael's on Sunday the 18th of May with 11am start.

U14 Football League TMC v Parnell’s on Sat 10th May at 2pm at TMC and St Brendan’s v Tara on Sat 10th May at St Brendan’s at 2pm

U18 Football blitz in Greenford on Saturday 10th of May with a 12.30pm start

Hurling blitz takes place on Saturday 24th of May in Ruislip from 9.30am until 1.30pm. All clubs are welcome to come see hurling on display and the children are invited to try out hurling.


Guess the Score Connacht Senior Football Championship

Guess The Score for London v Galway in The Connacht senor championship on Sunday the 25th of May at Ruislip. £1 per line and £250 prize for correct or nearest to score. If more than one prize will be shared. All the money raised will help fund Youth Development of Gaelic Football/Hurling in London. Can all clubs please get involved in this and return sold sheets to the Youths Committee meeting if possible on the 19th of May.

 TCG Peter McGlynn Tournament

Well done to the hosts TCG and to all clubs involved in the Peter McGlynn tournament on Bank Holiday Monday May 5th for the Under U8/10/13's  at Tir Chonaill Gaels GAA Grounds, Berkley Avenue, Greenford.

 Girls Youths Gaelic Football Development day.

Well done to all the clubs that played at the Youth Girls Gaelic Football Development day on Saturday the 3rd of May where Tir Chonaill Gaels were the hosts at Berkeley Avenue, Greenford

 U14 Feile Hurling and Football trips

The U14 London Feile Hurling team will travel to Ulster weekend of 20th-22nd of June 2014

The U14 London Feile Football team will travel to Connaught Mayo weekend of 27th-29th of June 2014

 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: 0787260007