London Youth Committee notes for week beginning 14th of July

London Youth Committee notes for week beginning 14th of July

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London Youth Committee notes for week beginning 14th of July

July 15, 2014

The next meeting London Youth Committee meeting will take place on Monday the 21st of July at 8 30pm at The Emerald GAA Grounds at Ruislip and meetings will continue to be on the third Monday of every month

 

3rd Annual All Britain Competitions (ABC's) last weekend

The All Britain Competitions was held last Friday the 11th of July to the Sunday the 13th of July at Tir Chonaill Gaels, Greenford, This event was a very successful one and the weather was beautiful the whole weekend. This covered a large range of Gaelic football and hurling with both boys and girls from the age of U8's to U18's from all over Britain. A big thanks to all who worked endlessly at the grounds in all the preparation up to the event, during and after to ensure it was run smoothly.  Well done to all the clubs and to those who traveled to be a part of such a fantastic even that is held annually. Thanks to our visitors Liam O' Neill President of GAA, Pat Quill President of ladies, Ulster GAA President Martin McAviney. Thanks to Lloyd Colfer London CDA and Mark Gottcha, John Gormley Chairman of ABC, Brendie Brien President of Provincial Council all the Provincial Council committee for the great organisation of all games and presentations. Also a big thanks to all managers/mentors and parents who may have taken time off work to support their children and clubs.  A big thanks for all the fantastic catering and to all at TCG for their kindness and hospitality shown throughout the weekend. Thanks to all the sponsors ESB, The Irish Post and O' Neill's. Friday morning started off with schools tournament from St John Fisher  Pinner, St Raphael's Northolt, Annunciation Burnt Oak, St Teresa Harrow, St Robert Southwell, St Mary's Kilburn, St Monicas Southgate

ABC Results for 2014

U12 Girls Cup won by Parnells London

U12 Boys Cup won by Parnells London

U12 Boys Shield won by Parnells London

U12 Boys Shield won by Sean McDermotts Warwickshire

U12 Boys Plate won by North London Shamrocks

U14  Boys Cup won by Parnells London

U14 Boys Shield won by St Brendan's London

U14 Boys Plate won by Parnells 2 London

U16 Girls Cup won by Parnell's London

U16 Girls Plate won St Lawrence

U16 Boys Cup Sean McDermott Warwickshire

U18 Boys Cup St Clarets London

 

 World Record Broken

World Record Attempt was a great success where we have broken the record but we must wait to have it verified properly. We has 425 players playing in the Gaelic football match to break the record. It was great fun and a big thanks to all who took part both young and old in helping us to achieve this record. James Turnabull the Adjudicator was there to ensure all the rules were put into practice. President of GAA Liam O' Neill was present along with others such as Brendie Brien President of Provincial Council, Sarah Murphy, Noel O' Sullivan Chairman of London Senior County Board, Mark Gottcha Secretary of London Senior County Board, , John Gormley Chairman of ABC, Liam O' Neill President of GAA, Michael Kingston ABC Committee, Lloyd Colfer London CDA, Claire Duffy CEO & representation of sponsor ESB, Diarmuid Walsh Secretary of Provincial Council, Tom Mohan Chairman of Tir Chonaill Gaels, Seamus McGarry ABC Committee, Tom Montgovern Assistant World Record Voluntee

 

 

Parnell’s Blitz and family fun day on Sunday the 6th of July

Well done to the hosts Parnell’s who run an U6/8/10/12's and girls football blitz on Sunday the 6th of July at Harrow Rugby club. Thanks a million to all clubs who took part and to all who worked so hard in making this such a successful family day with a fantastic atmosphere. Thanks to all the parents for your continued support in helping to keep Gaelic games alive. Well done to all the teams for all their hard work and determination in the games and the end results were as follows:

Parnells Red defeated Tir Chonaill Gaels to win The Gerry sommers memorial cup,

North London shamrocks defeated Tomas McCurtain's to win The Norah Tougher cup.

Parnell's defeated Tara's to win The Conrad Ryan trophy

 London U16 footballers were defeated byWarwickshire in the semi final replay in Birmingham on Tuesday evening with a finl score of London 0-06 to 0-09 Warwickshire  

Hurling blitz

Well done to all who played in the U8/10/12’s hurling blitz hosted by Granuaille at Northwick Park last Saturday.

 

LGFA with Go Game Referee Course for The Young Whistlers

Well done to all who attended the Young Whistlers Refereeing Course last Thursday the 10th of July at Tir Chonaill Gaels Club in Greenford. Thanks to the tutors Paula Prunty Games Development Manager, Lyn Savage Games Development Officer, Helen O' Rourke CEOe , Karen Tougher Tutor, Pat Quill President of Ladies Football.  Members who participated from Tir Chonaill Gaels, Tara's, Parnell's, North London Shamrock's, Fr Murphy's, St Anthony's, St Kiernan's all seemed to enjoy the course.  

 

U14 League 1 Final at Ruislip on Saturday the 5th of July

Congratulations to Dulwich Harps who defeated Parnell's with a final score of Dulwich Harps 6-05 to 2-03 Parnell's

U14 League 2 Final at Ruislip on Saturday the 5th of July

Congratulations to St Kiernan's who defeated NLS/TMC with a final score of St Kiernan's 10-03 to 5-10 North London Shamrocks/Thomas McCurtain's

 


 

 

Thomas McCurtain’s will hold their family day on Saturday the 19th of July from 12 Noon

 

Tara GFC will hold a Girls Football/Camogie day on Saturday the 13th of September at Tir Chonaill Gaels Grounds in Greenford

 

Best wishes

London Youth Committee would like to wish Damian Dolan Irish World Newspaper Editor the very best of luck in taking up his new position in Richmond. Thanks for all his hard work and coverage in GAA games in London over the years.

 

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