Monthly Archives: November 2011

Fermanagh DENI Coaching Activities

Fermanagh DENI Coaching Activities

November 30th, 2011 | Blog

DENI Key Stage 1 coach Owen Mooney recently organised a FUN day through the theme of Halloween in St Patricks Derrygonnelly. The theme was on Handling and involved activities related to bouncing, catching, throwing & hand passing as well as activities on what Halloween is about and why is is a good time of year […]

Derry Schools Coaching Report

Derry Schools Coaching Report

November 30th, 2011 | Blog

Over 200 children aged between 6 and 8 years old from the North Derry primary schools enjoyed a full day of GAA fun at Roe Valley Leisure Centre, Limavady provided by the Ulster GAA KS1 coaches. Across three indoor halls the future GAA stars took part in small sided games and FUNdamental skill stations based […]

Donegal Camogie Referee Course Held

Donegal Camogie Referee Course Held

November 30th, 2011 | Blog

On Saturday the 12th of November 2011 Donegal Camogie County Board held its first Camogie Referee Course for its clubs. Six clubs were represented with 15 participants taking part. Top Camogie Referee and Tutor Una Kearney delivered the course. With the high standard of tutoring and of the participants attending the course, refereeing standards in […]

Good start for first time hurlers in Tyrone

Good start for first time hurlers in Tyrone

November 30th, 2011 | News

This week past hurlers from 4 schools in West Tyrone ventured into the unknown and participated as an amalgamated team in the Casement Cup, an u18 Ulster Colleges hurling competition for the first time ever. This team is made up of players from Holy Cross College, Strabane, Sacred Heart College, Omagh, St Ciaran’s College, Ballygawley […]

GAA/IFA Olympic Fun Day in Antrim

GAA/IFA Olympic Fun Day in Antrim

November 30th, 2011 | Blog

The Olympics came to Antrim on Monday 21st November in an Olympic Funday organised by the IFA and GAA. The event was aimed at raising awareness of the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics and also to raise awreness of the IFA/GAA Primary School Programme. Over 100 children from Parkgate PS, Rathenraw Integrated PS and St […]

Antrim Hurling Progress Report

Antrim Hurling Progress Report

November 30th, 2011 | Blog

The finals of the Scullion Hurls 7 a sides were played on Friday 4th November at Casement Park In the B semi finals , Lamh Dhearg defeated Gort na Mona and Kickhams Creggan defeated Tir na nOg . In the A semi finals , Cuchullains defeated Glenshesk , with Mc Quillans coming out on top […]

BT MacNamee Cup final

BT MacNamee Cup final

November 30th, 2011 | Blog

BT MacNamee Cup Final: St Mary’s Belfast 2-7 St Killian’s Garron Tower 2-3 A goal 7 minutes from time looked as if it was going to change this enthralling BT MacNamee Cup in Ballymena recently. A handling mistake in defence from a long Daniel Black delivery left an easy chance for St Killian’s corner-forward Ronan […]

South Africans ‘Have a go’

South Africans ‘Have a go’

November 30th, 2011 | Blog

A touring party of young people from South Africa spent a day at St Mary’s University College, Belfast on Thursday 13th October. During the day the girls were coached Gaelic Games by GAA Development Officer Ryan Mellon and Year 3 PE Students. The Group are part of the Out of Africa Christian Organisation, who, provide […]

Live to Play in Derry and Antrim

Live to Play in Derry and Antrim

November 30th, 2011 | Blog

The Live to Play Roadshow was on the move again this month with 3 events taking place in Derry and Antrim. Coleraine Eoghan Rua, An Lúb and Glenravel were the host Clubs, with other GAA clubs in the areas attending on the night. Live to Play is the Ulster GAA’s Road Safety Awareness programme and […]

Hydebank Game of Three Halves

Hydebank Game of Three Halves

November 30th, 2011 | Blog

Forty eight young men from Hydebank took part in a Game of Three Halves event on Sunday 30th October. Ulster GAA, Ulster Rugby, the I.F.A coaches delivered coaching of the basic skills from each of the sports, drawing the day to a close with an opportunity to play a game of each sport. Peaceplayers International […]

World Champion Handballer at Holy Cross

World Champion Handballer at Holy Cross

November 30th, 2011 | Blog

World Handball Ladies champion, Belfast’s Fiona Shannon joined the pupils of Holy Cross Boys’ Primary School this week to help launch their new One-Wall Handball facility recently installed at the school. The school has competed successfully for the past decade in the 4-Wall version of Handball, but the latest craze of the One-Wall code has […]

Award 2 Coach Education Programme

Award 2 Coach Education Programme

November 30th, 2011 | Blog

The Ulster Council Coach Education Programme continues to evolve as we move into autumn/spring 2011/12. Ulster GAA has just completed an Award 2 Football Youth & Adult Course in St Patrick’s College, Armagh. This course was run over 2 consecutive weekends from Friday to Sunday. The quality of the coaches and the course content was […]

Club Officer Training 2012 Details announced

Club Officer Training 2012 Details announced

November 30th, 2011 | Blog

Following on from the success of two successful years of the Club Officer Training Programme Ulster GAA has announced details for the third annual Club Officer Training Programme. The Club Officer Training Programme is a half-day county event for all club officers.  It aims to support club officers in their roles as GAA Officials in […]

Defibrillator Training for Clubs

Defibrillator Training for Clubs

November 30th, 2011 | Blog

Ulster GAA has entered into an exciting new partnership with the Department of Health which will see Defibrillator training offered to Clubs. Many Clubs in Ulster have sourced Defibrillators but the cost of having members trained and this training refreshed can prove costly. It is hoped that this initiative will make training more affordable for […]

Applications Open for Diploma in Performance Sports Management

Applications Open for Diploma in Performance Sports Management

November 30th, 2011 | Blog

The Ulster GAA in partnership with Open College Network is currently running a fully accredited course in Performance Sports Coaching which will be followed up in early spring with a similar course in Performance Sports Management. These courses are pitched at the same difficulty and complexity as A-Level or Leaving Cert. The objective is to […]

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