Monthly Archives: August 2011

Donegal edged out by Dublin

Donegal edged out by Dublin

August 29th, 2011 | News

GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final: Dublin 0-8 Donegal 0-6 Dublin qualified for the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship final for the first time since 1995 following a two-point defeat of Donegal at Croke Park on Sunday. The Dubs dipped into the reserves of strength and character that have been stockpiled under manager Pat Gilroy […]

Ulster’s young Elite take on Dublin

Ulster’s young Elite take on Dublin

August 26th, 2011 | Homepage News

Following on from the Ulster Elite Camp in July for the best U-16 Football Players in the Province, the Ulster Council organised challenge games against the Dublin U-17 Squads which took place at DCU Dublin on Tuesday 9th August. 34 Players were evenly divided to make up 2 balanced Teams. After a great afternoons football […]

From Roe Valley to Boston!

From Roe Valley to Boston!

August 23rd, 2011 | Homepage News

Twenty young men from the greater Roe Valley area headed off in a jet plane recently to the capital of Massachusetts – Boston, for what could only be described as ‘a trip of a lifetime’. Sixteen-year-old pupils from St Patricks College Dungiven, Limavady Grammar School, Limavady High School, Rossmar Special School, and St Marys Limavady […]

Elite Development Roadshow Complete

Elite Development Roadshow Complete

August 23rd, 2011 | Homepage News

The Ulster GAA Elite Development Roadshow came to a conclusion last week when staff from Ulster GAA hosted girls from Derry, Antrim and Down in St Marys University, Belfast. The camp in St Marys was the final of three camps held around the province over the past few weeks and almost 90 talented 15year old […]

Team Fit 2011/2012

Team Fit 2011/2012

August 19th, 2011 | Homepage News

Following the success of the first two ‘Gaelic Games Team Fit’ courses, Ulster GAA and St Mary’s University College Belfast are now accepting applications for the 2011/2012 course. The course is part time and will take place on Wednesday evenings from 6-9pm starting on 12th October 2011. The course will run for 9 weeks. Successful […]

Buncrana Cup 2011

Buncrana Cup 2011

August 16th, 2011 | Homepage News

The semi-finals and final of the Buncrana Cup (Ulster U16 Football Development Squads Blitz) took place on Saturday past (13th August) in Donegal. After an exciting days football in which the standard was very high Tyrone came out victorious. A special thanks to Noamh Padraig and Burt Clubs for hosting the 2 semi-finals as well […]

Belfast Fun Recreational TAG Football & Hurling

Belfast Fun Recreational TAG Football & Hurling

August 16th, 2011 | Events

Venue: Casement Park, Belfast Info: Ulster GAA will be hosting a Fun Recreational TAG Football & Hurling (Peil Abú and Camán Abú) event at Casement Park on Saturday 20th August from 12-2pm. Camán Abú and Peil Abú are games for male and females of all ages over 16. They are non contact so … Just […]

Ulster GAA Level 3 Diploma Courses

Ulster GAA Level 3 Diploma Courses

August 15th, 2011 | Homepage News

The Ulster GAA in partnership with OCNNI will be running two fully accredited courses in autumn 2011. These Diploma Courses in GAA Performance Sports Coaching and GAA Sports Management will be pitched at the same difficulty and complexity as A-Level or Leaving Cert. The objective is to reward the hard work undertaken by many volunteers […]

Awards for Sport Funding – Ulster GAA Briefing for Clubs

Awards for Sport Funding – Ulster GAA Briefing for Clubs

August 5th, 2011 | Events

Ulster GAA will host a briefing session for all GAA clubs in the six counties in relation to the Awards for Sports Funding which has come on stream today.  The briefing will take place on Wednesday 24th August at 7:30pm in the Bardaic Theatre, Donaghmore Complex BT70 3DL. RSVP: Secure your place at this briefing […]

Antrim Year 8 Hurling and Football All Stars

Antrim Year 8 Hurling and Football All Stars

August 2nd, 2011 | Blog

On Friday 17th June at Casement Park the Antrim Year 8 Hurling and Year 8  Football All Stars were presented with their County shirt. Senior county hurler, Kieran Mc Gourty  presented the hurlers and Paddy Cunningham presented the footballers. The 15 boys for each team were selected after a trial day for hurling and for […]

Give Respect at Fermanagh Cúl Camp

Give Respect at Fermanagh Cúl Camp

August 2nd, 2011 | Blog

Department of Education coaches Owen Mooney and Teresa McGirr have been actively involved in several areas during July. They have tutored on an Award 1 course specifically aimed at the coaches in Fermanagh working in the Cul Camps. Along with Peter McGinnity they organised a VHI Cul Camp Coaches In-Service day. This was a very […]

Ulster teams compete at Féile Cluiche Corr

Ulster teams compete at Féile Cluiche Corr

August 2nd, 2011 | Blog

Féile Cluiche Corr is an annual GAA Rounders event for our juvenile players. The event took place over the August Bank Holiday weekend, with matches being played for the entire weekend. Féile Cluiche Corr provides an opportunity for our juvenile players to participate in competitive matches at u13 and u15 boys and girls and u14 […]

Randalstown host Gaelic4Mothers Blitz

Randalstown host Gaelic4Mothers Blitz

August 2nd, 2011 | Blog

Tir Na nOg in Randalstown played host to the first Ulster Gaelic4Mothers Blitz of 2011where 120 mums from around the province came together to take part. Teams from Antrim, Armagh, Down, Tyrone and Donegal were among those who took part and with fun and participation the name of the game a great family day out […]

Half time Games a Spectacular Showpiece at Ladies Finals

Half time Games a Spectacular Showpiece at Ladies Finals

August 2nd, 2011 | Blog

St Tiernach’s Park in Clones on 10th July provided the venue for this year’s Ladies Ulster Finals, and although some cracking football was served up during the Intermediate and Senior Finals it was the half time games that grabbed the attention of all those present. Traditionally at half time of the Ulster Finals children from […]

Awards for Sports Update

Awards for Sports Update

August 2nd, 2011 | Blog

Awards for Sport is a small grants programme developed, funded and administered by Sport Northern Ireland. Awards for Sport aims to increase participation in sport and physical recreation especially among underrepresented groups such as women / girls, older people and people with a disability. Sport Northern Ireland hope to launch Awards for Sport in August […]

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