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Camogie EZINE - March 2012

posted Mar 22, 2012, 12:47 PM by Raheny GAA - Admin   [ updated Mar 22, 2012, 12:49 PM ]

A GAME OF OUR OWN: CAMOGIE’S STORY PRESENTED AT ÁRAS AN UACHTARÁIN

The President of the Camogie Association Joan O’Flynn was part of a delegation which visited Áras an Uachtaráin on Friday, March 16th to present a copy of A Game of Our Own: Camogie’s Story to President Michael D. Higgins.
 
Mary Moran, author of A Game of Our Own: Camogie’s Story, Jackie Brien, Chair of Connacht Camogie Council; Kathleen Woods, Chair of Ulster Camogie Council; Eamonn Browne, Chair of Munster Camogie Council and Catherine Neary, Chair of Leinster Camogie Council were also amongst those in attendance.

CAMOGIE CELEBRATES BUMPER WEEKEND

The Camogie Association celebrated a bumper weekend at the All Ireland Club Finals. On Saturday afternoon St Judes played host to the Legends tournament with Cork running out winners and claiming the Biddy Phillips Cup after a titanic struggle against Tipperary in this year’s well- attended final.
 
Gortletteragh Camogie Club and Clanmaurice of Kerry made their competitive debut before an appreciative audience at the Legends tournamenton Saturday afternoon. The club which was formed following a number of Camogie taster sessions in the Gortletteragh area in November of last year, has made huge strides in the past number of months. 

PUC AROUND LAOIS

The Camogie Association along with the Laois Camogie County Board are hosting a Puc Around Laois Camogie Day on Saturday 28th April in ALL Camogie clubs throughout Laois from 11am to 1pm

LEINSTER DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
TRAINING DAY 

This Training Day which took place in Naas GAA Club on February 11th was specifically developed for current Camogie County Development Officers working throughout Leinster.

MUNSTER CAMOGIE DEVELOPMENTS

Munster U14 & 15 SOE Information Evening: 

On Friday February 17th, coaches and co-ordinators of County U14 & U15 Schools of Excellence and Development Squads attended an Information Evening in Mallow GAA Club.

Aoife Lane, Lecturer in Exercise and Health Studies in Waterford Institute of Technology delivered an excellent presentation on ‘Dealing with and Motivating the Teenage Camogie Player’.

Fiona O’Driscoll, former Cork Camogie Manager & holder of 6 Senior Camogie All Irelands took a practical session on the various Drills, Games & Techniques in relation to Coaching the Tackle.

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