• Player Development November 2018

Category: Academy Squads

Busy Weekend of Underage Re-Fixtures Ahead

March 9th, 2018

After the snowy weather conditions of last week saw a wipe out of the planned fixtures schedule across the province, this weekend will welcome the start of a number of underage competitions for our counties in Ulster. The Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge, The Jim McGuigan Minor Football League and the Buncrana Cup will all have game time.

400 take part in U-14 Academy Football Blitz

October 17th, 2017

The third and final U-14 Academy Football Blitz of 2017 took place on Saturday 14th October across two venues –  Owenbeg, Dungiven and Lissan, Fermanagh.

Ulster’s U16 Elite take on Dublin

August 3rd, 2016

Following on from the Ulster Elite Camp in July, a team of the best U-16 football players in the Province took on a team from Dublin on Tuesday August 2 at Pairc Esler Stadium in Newry.

Monaghan retain Buncrana Cup

August 17th, 2015

The finals of the Buncrana Cup (Ulster U16 Inter-County Academy Squads) took place on Saturday 15 August in Donegal.

Donegal collect U17 Jim McGuigan Cup

August 25th, 2014

The Finals of the Jim McGuigan Cup (U-17 Inter-County Academy Squads) took place on Saturday in Watty Grahams GAC Glen Co. Derry.

Phoenix Ulster GAA Elite Academy

June 30th, 2014

Ulster GAA has, for the last 12 years, invested a lot of time and effort into the development of young players across the playing continuum, and one of the most successful of these programmes is the Phoenix Ulster GAA Elite Academy.

Jim McGuigan Cup Finals

August 26th, 2013

The annual Jim McGuigan Cup Finals for Under 17 Inter-County Academy Squads took place at the weekend at Watty Grahams GAC Glen, Co. Derry.

Donegal lift Buncrana Cup

August 13th, 2013

The annual U-16 Inter-county Buncrana Cup Finals took place earlier this month with four counties participating: Donegal, Tyrone, Cavan and

Developing Hurling in Ulster

August 9th, 2013

The annual hurling development initiative between Ulster and Connacht took place this month in the Athletic Grounds, Armagh where three