London Youth Committee notes

London Youth Committee notes

home / news / London Youth Committee notes

London Youth Committee notes

September 28, 2015

The next meeting London Youth Committee meeting will take place on Monday the 19th of October at 8 30pm at The Irish Tv GAA Grounds, West End Road, Ruislip, HA4 6QX 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.

Conrad Ryan Cup for U14's

Congratulations to U14's St Kiernans Team as they are winners of the Conrad Ryan Cup as they defeated Parnells in Greenford last Saturday. Only two teams participated and the cup went to St Kiernans.

Hurling Super Games Centre

If your interested in hurling try out the Super Games Centre every Saturdays at 2pm for the next few weeks at Tir Chonaill Gaels Grounds, Berkeley Avenue, Greenford, London, UB6 0NZ. We provide every child in London and beyond, regardless of whether they are club affiliated or not, the opportunity to take up hurling and play it an enjoyable and safe environment. Boys and girls from U6 to 18 years can participate with equipment provided at the Super Games Centre and there will be NO CHARGE to participants so all the children have to do is show up and play the game. All welcome please pass on the information to anyone that you think may be interested. Our intention is for the Super Games Centre to drum up interest in the game and encourage a whole new generation to enjoy our native sport!

For any further information or queries, please contact: Lloyd Colfer 078 7260007 or email cda.london@gaa.ie 

Games to Improve Decision Making

London GAA will be running a Coaching Workshop on 'Games to Improve Decision Making' in the coming weeks. The Course will be run by Ulster GAA Tutors and will be held on Saturday, October 31st in the Irish TV Grounds, Ruislip (HA4 6QX). The Workshop is limited to 25 people and in the interest of fairness, we will only accept 5 nominations from each Club. The Workshop will run from 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m., 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 coaches should bring appropriate training gear/footwear. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis  Contact London CDA Lloyd Colfer on 078 72600073 if you are interested in attending.

Level One Gaelic Football Coaching Course

Hertfordshire GAA are running a Level One Gaelic Football Coaching Courses in the coming weeks. The Course is over 2 weekends - October 9/10/11th and November 13/14/15th all of which are in St.Joseph’s Parich Centre, Luton (LU3 2NS).

The Course is limited to 25 people and in the interest of fairness, we will only accept 5 nominations from each Club.

The Courses will run from 7.30 pm on Friday and 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 pm on the weekends with a half an hour Lunch Break at 1 pm each day - lunch is provided.

There will theory based work and practical work involved on the Course so coaches should 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.

Finally, I 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.

For any further information or queries, please contact: Lloyd Colfer 078 7260007 or email cda.london@gaa.ie 

Level 2 Gaelic Football Coaching Course

London GAA will be running a Level 2 Gaelic Football Coaching Course in the coming weeks.The Course will be run by Ulster GAA Tutors and will be held over 2 weekends: October 2nd, 3rd, 4th and November 6th, 7th, 8th all of which will be in Northwick Park Sports Ground (HA0 3TQ).

The Courses are limited to 25 people and in the interest of fairness, we will only accept 5 nominations from each Club. To be eligible for the Course, candidates must have already done the Foundation Level and the Level 1 Courses.

The Courses will run from 7.00 pm - 10.00 p.m. on the Fridays and from 9.00 a.m. until 5.00 p.m. on the Saturdays and Sundays, 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 coaches should bring appropriate training gear/footwear.Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis Contact London CDA Lloyd Colfer on 078 72600073  if you are interested in attending.

We would urge as many of you as possible to please take up these fantastic opportunities for these courses to further your coaching education which can only benefit your Club and London GAA.

Dates for your diary

Saturday the 3rd of October North London Shamrock Club with host a family day for the U6/8/10's

Saturday the 10th of October Tir Chonaill Gaels will host a tournament for U6's right up to U13's at Tir Chonaill Gaels Grounds in Greenford.

Provincial will run a schools tournament for Y6 in Tir Chonaill Gaels, Greenford on Thurday, 22nd of October starting at 10.30am

London Youths presentation night will be held in Ruislip on the Friday 20th of November with an 8.30pm start.


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