London Youth Committee notes

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London Youth Committee notes

November 23, 2015

The next meeting London Youth Committee meeting will take place on Monday the 28th of January 2016 at 8 30pm at The Irish Tv GAA Grounds, West End Road, Ruislip, HA4 6QX 


London Youths Committee would like to offer their sincere sympathy to the family and friends of the late Christy Kissane who passed away recently. May his gentle soul Rest In Peace.


London Youths Committee would like to take this opportunity to wish Paddy Curtin the very best of luck as he takes up his new position as London Coach for the London Senior team. Paddy will do a wonderful job and we wish him a very successful career.

London Youths presentations for 2015

London Youths Committee held their Annual Presentation Night last Friday night the 20th of November at Irish Tv GAA Grounds in Ruislip.
London Youths Chairman Tony Griffin welcomed everyone to the presentation evening and spoke about the importance of our future Gaels in London. He thanked all the Committee members and coaches and mentors for all their hard work in helping to develop the Youths in London. A special thanks went out to all the referees and for the help from the London Senior Board throughout the year. Legendary footballer Tomás O' Sé was on hand to do some of the presentations after which he launched his autobiography 'White Heat'. Presentations were made to all the London GAA Underage County teams from the Under 14 London Féile Hurling and Football Teams, to the Under 16 and Under 18 Football Teams and to Player of the year for each age group as follows.
U14 Féile Hurling Player of The Year Eoin O' Driscoll
U14 North London football Player Of The Year Martin Sexton 
U14 South London football Player Of The Year Kareem Isiaka 
U16 London football Player Of The Year Ryan McCreedy
U18 London football Player Of The Year to Ciaran Healy
A big thanks to the sponsors MP Moran,Vincent McCarthy for The McCarthy Cup for the U18's, The Irish World Newspaper for all their kind publicity throughout the year.Thanks as always for continued support from all the parents/careers as it's truly appreciated. To finish off a wonderful evening a beautiful Buffet was enjoyed by everyone with a special thanks to Kevin Kelly and staff at Ruislip.

Minor Football League Final 

Tir Chonaill Gaels/Round Towers v Parnells was cancelled on Sunday the 22nd of November which will be rearranged at a later date.

Foundation Level Gaelic Football Coaching Course

London GAA will be running a Foundation Level Gaelic Football Coaching Course on Saturday, December 5th in the Emerald Grounds, Ruislip. The Course is limited to 25 people and in the interest of fairness, only accept 5 nominations from each Club. The Course 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 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.
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. If you are interested please contact Lloyd Colfer Community Development Administrator on 078 72600073

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