Monthly Archives: January 2011

Creating Sustainable Club Coaching Structures

Creating Sustainable Club Coaching Structures

January 31st, 2011 | Events

Venues: Magherafelt GAC (Derry) Tutors: Sheena Tally Info: This course will involve an initial information session about the programme. Club delegates will be shown how to plan sustainable coaching structures. At the end of this session each club will be given an audit to complete and return to the Ulster Council. From these returns we […]

Derry secure Final place

Derry secure Final place

January 31st, 2011 | Homepage News

There were wins for Derry, Fermanagh and Tyrone over the course of the weekend in the Barrett Sports Lighting Dr. McKenna Cup. Two goals were the difference for Derry as they booked their spot in the McKenna Cup final with a hard earned victory over Antrim in Celtic Park on Saturday night on a score-line […]

AIB Club Championship Semi Finals

AIB Club Championship Semi Finals

January 31st, 2011 | Homepage News

There were mixed results for the Ulster teams in their respecting AIB All Ireland Club Semi Finals this weekend. AIB GAA Football All Ireland Intermediate Club Championship Semi Final Ballymore Eustace (Kildare) 1-5 Lisnaskea Emmetts (Fermanagh) 1-12 Daniel Kille was the hero of the hour after ending up with nine points as Lisnaskea Emmets (pictured) […]

Recreational 7-a-side Football Blitz

Recreational 7-a-side Football Blitz

January 28th, 2011 | Events

Ulster GAA will be running a provincial indoor recreational 7-a side football blitz on Friday 25th February 2011 at Meadowbank Indoor Arena, Magherafelt. Starting 7pm sharp to 9pm This is open to all clubs at £20 per team, teams are to be made up of players who no longer play competitve football for their club. […]

Tyrone goes Back to the Future

Tyrone goes Back to the Future

January 27th, 2011 | News

Tyrone GAA followers will go back in time to the 1950s at a special history evening in the Cardinal Ó Fiaich Library and Archive, Armagh, next Thursday, 3 February, at 7.30 pm. This event, which follows on from the tremendously successful Tyrone GAA history night in the library last October, is entitled ‘Back to the […]

Wednesday’s Dr McKenna Cup

Wednesday’s Dr McKenna Cup

January 27th, 2011 | Homepage News

Barrett Sports Lighting Dr McKenna Cup Section A Fermanagh 0-11 Tyrone 2-11 Tyrone secured a second McKenna Cup win in four days when they beat Fermanagh by 2-11 to 0-11 at Brewster Park on Wednesday night. However, Mickey Harte’s men were made to battle all the way by the Erne men, who contrubuted handsomely to […]

Down underage hurling league gets underway

Down underage hurling league gets underway

January 27th, 2011 | Blog

Ulster GAA coaches are currently running a very successful hurling league for U12 in venues across Counties Antrim and Down including the Eddie Irvine Centre in Bangor, St John’s Belfast, De La Salle School Downpatrick, An Riocht hall, and Banbridge Leisure Centre. Over 30 teams are taking part in the 6 week programme which will […]

2011 Rounders Affiliations now open

2011 Rounders Affiliations now open

January 25th, 2011 | Blog

Affiliations are now being accepted for the 2011 rounders season. If you wish to affiliate, please email secretary.rounders@gaa.ie to request an affiliation form. Please note: Closing date for all affiliations is February 1st 2011. Comhdháil Bliantúil Comhairle Cluiche Corr na hÉireann, (Rounders Council of Ireland Congress) will be held at 2pm on Sunday 6th of […]

Fermanagh coaches put new angle on PE lessons

Fermanagh coaches put new angle on PE lessons

January 25th, 2011 | Blog

St. Columban’s Primary School, Belcoo young scholars have been bringing their classroom skills into their PE lessons.  The pupils of Primary 3/4 class headed by their teacher Mrs Anne Murray were given the opportunity to use their creative skills to develop their own game while working in groups.  These fun games were specially designed by […]

GAA coaches active in your community

GAA coaches active in your community

January 25th, 2011 | Blog

What Is The Active Communities Programme? Active Communities is a programme that aims to increase participation in sport and physical recreation in communities. Active Communities seeks to increase participation among under represented groups including women and girls, older people and people with a disability. Active Communities is funded by Sport Northern Ireland. How Is Ulster […]

Fermanagh Schools Coaches present at National Coaching Conference

Fermanagh Schools Coaches present at National Coaching Conference

January 25th, 2011 | Blog

Ulster GAA coaches Owen Mooney and Teresa McGirr attended the GAA National Coaching and Games Conference to provide a practical demonstration on the Gaelic Start and FUNdamentals Programme that is currently being run all over Ulster. Owen and Teresa set up a range of stations and progressive games in order to give delegates an opportunity […]

Award 2 Coaching Course available in Spring

Award 2 Coaching Course available in Spring

January 25th, 2011 | Blog

Ulster Council Coaching & Games will be running out a programme of Award 2 Youth/Adult Courses over the spring(see table below). Please note that these are the first of the newly approved Award 2 Courses. If you have the Award 1 Youth/Adult Coaching qualification and are keen to progress your coaching experience please contact Roger Keenan on 02837517184/079600618. Weekend […]

Additional Club Email Addresses now available

Additional Club Email Addresses now available

January 25th, 2011 | Blog

Due to the successful role out of the GAA Google email accounts in 2009 and 2010 and as part of the GAA’s Strategic Vision and Action Plan 2009-2015, the Association has obtained additional Google email accounts which are free to all Clubs. The additional emails are to provide clubs with a PRO and Chairperson account. […]

2011 Club Officer Training receiving record attendance

2011 Club Officer Training receiving record attendance

January 25th, 2011 | Blog

Ulster GAA are on the road again with the Club Maith: Club Officer Training Programme.  The training is designed to compliment last year’s sessions which focused on the roles and responsibilities of the various club officer roles.  To keep the training fresh and interesting for club officers – new and experienced – the 2011 training […]

Scór na nÓg Ulster Final

Scór na nÓg Ulster Final

January 25th, 2011 | Homepage News

Silverbridge GFC hosted the Scór na nÓg Ulster Final on Saturday 22nd January 2011 and what a day it was for the young men and women of our Association, who represented their clubs with great respect and dignity. It was a fun-filled day with outstanding talent on show from the young people of Ulster Clubs. […]

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