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London Youth Committee notes

May 14, 2015

The next meeting London Youth Committee meeting will take place on Monday the 18th 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. We would like to have representatives from all clubs around London at our Youths meetings to share views and ideas with all London clubs. We work together for the betterment of our future young Gaels.

Girls Underage Football

Tir Chonaill Gaels GFC were hosts to the first in the season underage Girls Development Day in Greenford. Approx eighty girls from various clubs around London participated from Parnells, Dulwich Harps, Claddage Gaels TCG.  A big thanks to Fiona and Annmarie and Claire Tir Chonaill Gaels Ladies who were on hand to Referee all the games. The girls had a great day in demonstrating some fantastic football skills in their games which was an all round successful day.

Peter McGlynn Tournament
There was a fantastic turn out at Greenford over the weekend at the annual Peter McGlynn Memorial Tournament, with great turnouts on both Saturday and Monday. Congratulations to Parnells, the overall winners of the main competition, and to shield winners St. Kiernan's and to Tara's who were winners of the plate. A total of 267 participants on the day including the youth blitz with the U6's - U10's created a great exhibition of Gaelic Football on the day. A special word of thanks to Michael and Margaret McGlynn for making the trip back from Donegal to attend the tournament and to all who helped out prior to and on the day.

Guess The Score

London will take on Roscommon in The Senior football Connacht Championship on the Sunday the 24th of May at The Emmerald GAA Grounds in Ruislip. Guess the score sheets have gone out to all the clubs £1 Per Line. Winner or nearest score will receive a prize of £250 or split equally if more that one winner. If you can try sell as many as possible as all funds will help toward the funding for the London Youths Development in London for Football/Hurling. Sheets and money to be returned for the next meeting in Ruislip on the 18th of May.

The London GAA Development Academy for 2015

We have now completed our 10 week training programme with the London GAA Development Squad and our panel of players for the season ahead has been finalised. Congratulate all the young men who have been selected as it is a great honour and a privilege to be selected to represent your County and hopefully many of these young men have a big future ahead of them in the game.
The London GAA Development Squad for 2015 is as follows:
From Thomas McCurtains club is Aaron McGovern, Bradley Mannas, James McNamara, Niall Lawlor, Liam O'Brien, Sean O'Regan, Nicholas Clare, Charlie McGovern, Daniel Moran              
From TCG club is Brendan Rice, Conor McCarthy, Dino Doyle, Daniel Nugent, Conal Vaughan, Conor Redmond, Daniel O'Connell Sean Rice
From St Kiernan's club Ciaran Healy, Matthew Tierney, Eoin O'Donnell, Patrick Boyle, Jamie Caulfield, Jack Ryan, Matthew Joyce         
From Parnells club iRuari O'Connor, Alan Callanan, Ciaran O'Donoghue, Daniel Maguire, Joshua Obahor, Kieran Rice      
From NLS club iTom Sears, Harry Flanagan, Conor McDermott, Felim Conroy, Daniel Shaw               
From Tara club  Ryan McCready, Oisin Bradley, Aidan Harte, Luke Horgan, Tighe Barry  
From St Clarets club Ryan O'Connell, Lorcan Comer, Aidan Bradshaw, Conor Bradshaw 
From   Round Towers club is Dara Shortall                
Training continues in Greenford (UB6 0NZ) on Saturday from 1.00 - 3.00 p.m. 
Can all the Club Secretaries make contact with each player form your Club and inform them that they have been selected for the Development Squad, inform them about training on Saturday please contact Lloyd Colfer 07872600073 if they can attend.

Results U14 Football League 

NLS  v  St Brendan's coneded by St Brendan's

NLS 4-09 v 1-04 Tir Chonaill Gaels Round 2

Parnells 1-07 v  1-04 St Kiernan's Round 3

Tara 4-08 v 6-08 St Clarets Round 3

Tir Chonaill Gaels 2-02 v 4-11  Dulwich Harps Round 3

Dulwich Harps 4-07 v 6-03 St Kiernan's

Tara 7-07 v 4-02 NLS/Thomas McCurtain's

Fixtures U14 Football League

Fri 15th May Parnell's v St Clarets Northwick Park at 7pm

19th May St Clarets v North London Shamrocks in Greenford 7pm

19th May St Kiernans v Tir Chonaill Gaels in Mill Hill at 7pm

19th May Taras v Dulwich Harps at John Billam at 7pm

22nd May St Kiernan's v TCG at Mill Hill at 7pm Round 5

Results U16 Football League

Parnells 6-11 v 4-10 Tara's Round 2 

Thomas McCurtains 1-02 v 1-10 St Kiernans Round 2

Tir Chonaill Gaels 1-02 v 6-09 Dulwich Round 2 

Parnell's 1-07 v 1-04 St Kiernan's Round 3

Fixture U16 Round 3

Sat 16th May Tir Chonaill Gaels v TMC/NLS in Greenford at 11.30am

22nd May Fixtures U18 Football League 

Tara v Parnells at John Billam at 7pm

London Development Squad

The very best of luck to London Development Squad as they will be playing Warwickshire U-18's in a curtain raiser to the London v Roscommon Senior Football Championship game on Sunday the May 24th in Ruislip with throw in at 12.30 p.m

Dates for your diary 

All Britain Competitions (ABC) launch at Irish Embassy on the 21st of May from 6-8pm

All Britain Competitions will take place in Greenford on the Friday the 10th of July and Saturday the 11th of July and Sunday the 12th of July

6th June All Britain Feile

20th June U16 & U18 Provincial Championship

21st June North London Shamrocks family day with Blitzes for U6/8/10/12's

4th July  U16 & U18 Provincial Championship

10/11/12th of July All Britain Competitions (ABC)

18th July Thomas McCurtain's family day & U16 & U18 Provincial Championship

Under 6/8/10 Go-Games Football

Saturday,30th May hosted by London Youths venue to be confirmed

Sunday, 21st June hosted by  North London Shamrocks

Sunday, 5th July hosted by Parnells

Saturday, 18th July hosted by Thomas McCurtain’s


Saturday, 23rd May hosted by London Youths from 9.30am- 1.30pm

Sunday, 14th June hosted by Kilburn Gaels 12 noon start

Saturday 4th July hosted by Granuaille 11am start

Saturday, 18th July hosted by Thomas McCurtain’s

If you require any further information please contact the London Youth's Secretary Joel McInern on 07956103723