Monthly Archives: February 2008

Vocational Schools Finals Re-Fixed

Vocational Schools Finals Re-Fixed

February 29th, 2008 | Homepage News

The Ulster Bank Vocational Schools finals scheduled for today (Friday 29th February) at Healy Park were called off due to the pitch being unplayable. In the Arthurs Cup Final (U16), St Pauls HS Bessbrook were due to face De La Salle Downpatrick with a 1.00pm throw in. Holy Trinity Cookstown were due to face St […]

This Weekend’s NFL Previews

This Weekend’s NFL Previews

February 28th, 2008 | News

- Saturday 1st March 2008 – Allianz National Football League Division 2 An Cabhán v Baile Átha Cliath Kingspan Breffni Park @ 7.00pm Referee: Patrick Fox, Iar Mhí Cavan will be looking to make full use of home advantage in a bid to get their first win of the National League, following defeats by Monaghan […]

‘NFL’ Super 9s Blitz

‘NFL’ Super 9s Blitz

February 27th, 2008 | Homepage News

A total of 12 teams were represented at a recent Super 9s football blitz at Queens playing fields. The blitz provided an opportunity for players of varied abilities to represent their class, school and county against schools from their neighbouring county. Secondary schools are asked to run their own class leagues. The format was 9 […]

Colleges Finals set for Omagh

Colleges Finals set for Omagh

February 25th, 2008 | Homepage News

After hosting the MacRory and MacLarnon Cup Finals for 11 consecutive years, the coincidence of two home National League games on 15th and 16th March has prompted Coiste Aontroma to consider the advisability of hosting the 2 high-profile Colleges Finals on the 17th March this year. County Secretary Jim Murray explains “We play Carlow in […]

Ulster sides Crash Out in Semis

Ulster sides Crash Out in Semis

February 25th, 2008 | Homepage News

Early goals vital in Vins win A superb first-half performance saw St Vincent’s knock reigning Andy Merrigan Cup champions Crossmaglen out of the competition in Navan on Sunday. AIB All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship Semi-Final St Vincent’s 2-9 Crossmaglen Rangers 0-11 Vins forward Diarmuid Connolly shone at Páirc Tailteann to set up a repeat of […]

Ulster Convention 2008 Round-Up

Ulster Convention 2008 Round-Up

February 24th, 2008 | Homepage News

It was a fairly low key Ulster Convention in Newry’s Canal Court Hotel on Saturday last with little by way of controversy, no elections and only one notice of motion from a County Committee. Prior to the start of convention the chairman of Down county Board Kevin Bell welcomed delegates to Convention while the chairman […]

Special Celebration for Liam Mulvihill

Special Celebration for Liam Mulvihill

February 23rd, 2008 | Homepage News

The Ulster Council were delighted to attend the recent special celebration in honour of Liam Mulvihill who retired as Ard Stiúrthoir, following 29 years of service in the most senior administrative office in the Association. A native of Kenagh, Co Longford, Liam is the holder of Leinster and All Ireland senior college’s football medals with […]

First Derry Coaching Conference

First Derry Coaching Conference

February 20th, 2008 | Homepage News

The first Annual Coaching and Games Development Conference, organised by Coiste Chontae Doire and sponsored by Chambers Coaches, will take place on Saturday 1st March 2008 in the St. Mary’s Grammar School, Magherafelt. This conference will aim to provide the most innovative workshops, which have been designed to better equip our coaches for the difficult […]

CDP – Healthy Club Night

CDP – Healthy Club Night

February 11th, 2008 | Events

Venue: Emyvale GAC, Co Monaghan Tutor: Anne Devlin Info: This is an information night for Monaghan clubs to help prevent and detect cancers. It will also include tips on how to make your club a healthier environment. Contact: Aileen Tohill 07920528791 Please note that these courses are open to anyone interested in coaching and are […]

GAA Coaching Resource wins Award

GAA Coaching Resource wins Award

February 10th, 2008 | Homepage News

The GAA’s Fun Do Coaching Resource has won the ‘Best E-Learning Product or Course’ category in the 6th annual Digital Media Awards. The announcement was made at the awards ceremony held in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Santry last night with Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Eamon Ryan, TD, in attendance as guest of […]

Antrim Hurlers make History

Antrim Hurlers make History

February 4th, 2008 | Homepage News

Antrim hurlers made a little bit of history at Casement Park on Sunday when they became the first team from outside Leinster to win the Walsh Cup as they beat Offaly by 3-9 to 2-7. In dreadful weather conditions the Saffrons secured a well deserved victory thanks to two goals from Eddie McCloskey and one […]

Stranmillis play first Football Match

Stranmillis play first Football Match

February 1st, 2008 | Homepage News

On Wednesday, 30th January, a team of students from Stranmillis University College played a Gaelic football match against St Mary’s University College. This was the first Gaelic football team to represent the College in its eighty-year history and was comprised of students from the Health & Leisure Studies BSc and the BEd primary and post-primary […]

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