Coaching

West Cork Coaching Workshop & Monster Blitz Launch

Wednesday 03rd April, 2013


On this Monday, April 8th, from 7.30 to 9.30pm, the launch of the Monster U8 & U10 blitz programme for 2013 will take place at Clonakilty GAA Grounds,Ahamilla. The night will mainly incorporate a practical coaching workshop for all mentors working at these age levels in football and hurling,...

Rebel Óg Academy Easter Programme

Sunday 31st March, 2013


This Saturday, March 30th and next week, Monday, April 1st to Friday, 5th, sees the arrival of our fourth academy camp for the current year, with activities scheduled across four age groups in both hurling and football.Over 350 players will be involved in CIT, Mardyke and Rebel Squad activities...

Easter Camps Commence!

Thursday 28th March, 2013


Cork Stars at Easter Camps!Though temperatures are very low, participation levels at this week's Easter camps are high. Of course the chance to meet inter county players is always an attractive option. Brian Murphy GDA was on hand Tuesday in Blarney to give the children some expert advice to...

Coiste Oiliúna Blitzes

Friday 22nd March, 2013


Coiste Oiliúna BlitzesThe Coiste Oiliúna Blitz programme commenced this week with some very successful events held around the county.Below are some of the reports from the Blitzes held by Games Development staff. Bride Rovers GAA grounds was the host venue to a 3rd class hurling Blitz on...

Big Day in Croke Park for Cork Clubs!

Wednesday 20th March, 2013


Big Day in Croke Park for Cork Clubs! The 2nd and 3rd of April 2013 will be eagerly awaited by 180 Cork U12 players across eight clubs as they are invited to a blitz in Croke Park.This event has been in place for the last 5 years and is run in conjunction with Munster Council.On Tuesday April 2nd, Bride...

Carbery/Beara Games Development

Wednesday 20th March, 2013


Carbery Beara GAA Games Development News 20/03/13Upcoming events(i) On this Saturday, James McCarthy will host a one-day Foundation Level coaching course at Kilmacabea GAA Grounds in Leap, starting at 10am and running until mid-afternoon. Fee €10. Contact James at 087-7799531 to...

Large Attendance for Coiste Oiliúna Nursery Coaches Workshops

Wednesday 20th March, 2013


Large Attendance for Coiste Oiliúna Nursery Coaches WorkshopsCoiste Oiliúna Chorcaí have been busy preparing the coaches of child players around the county for the upcoming season of blitzes and leagues in the last number of weeks.The Games Development Administrators have been running...

96FM C103 Sports Award: Lawton Brothers

Saturday 16th March, 2013


On a weekend of doubles in Cork, there was very special and unique presentation when the Lawton brothers, Barry and Brian, were presented with the 96FM/C103 GAA Sports Award for February in association with the Rochestown Park Hotel.Barry and Brian were honoured for becoming the first brothers...

First Year Blitzes

Wednesday 13th March, 2013


First Year BlitzesOn Tuesday the 5th of March in St.Vincents GAA grounds Coiste Oiliúna held an 11 a side first year hurling blitz. The blitz organised by Paudie O'Brien and Brian Murphy was attended by schools from Imokilly, Avondhu and Seandun. In total six schools and eight teams took part. St...

Easter Camp with the Stars!

Wednesday 13th March, 2013


U8-U12 Easter CampCamp with the Stars!Cork Senior Hurling and Football Players will hold an Easter Coaching camp on Wednesday March 27th and Thursday March 28th from 10.30am to 1pm in "Old Mon Field" St Vincents GAA Grounds.The camp is open to children aged 8 to 12 at a cost of €20 .The Camp will...

Award 1 Coaching Course in Ballincollig

Tuesday 12th March, 2013


An Award 1 Youth & Adult Coaching Course will be held in Gaelscoil Uí Ríordáin, Ballincollig, beginning on Friday 22nd March 2013. For more information, and to register, see www.gaacork.ie/coach_education

Muskerry/Carrigdhoun Games Development News

Friday 01st March, 2013


Carrigdhoun & Muskerry Games Development News 28/2/2013

Muskerry & Carrigdhoun U8 & U10 Workshops
On Saturday 2nd, in Coachford, and Saturday 9th in Ballygarvan I will be running Coaching Workshops for U8 and U10 coaches. Both workshops will run from...

Seandún Games Development News

Friday 01st March, 2013


Seandun Games Development Newsletter February 2012

1st Year Post Primary Blitzes
Coiste Oiliúna Chorcai is offering Post Primary schools the opportunity to participate in 1st Year boys hurling blitzes. This invitation is a follow up to your schools...

Busy Times for Cork Coaching Staff!

Monday 18th February, 2013


COACHING CONFERENCECoiste Oiliúna held its Coaching Conference on Saturday 9th February in Mallow. Over 120 coaches attended the key note address by Pat Daly, National Director of Games, who gave coaches an outline of the "COACH 10" coaching model which has a games based approach to training at...

Cork Development Squads Update

Tuesday 12th February, 2013


This week will see the third Cork Development Squad Camp, from a series of six, take place at various venues. Up to 450 players will be involved in both hurling and football, from U15 to U17 level. Meanwhile U14 activities are also planned in various divisions, under the supervision of the local GDAs....

Cork GAA Coaching Conference

Monday 11th February, 2013


Coiste Oiliúna held its Coaching Conference last Saturday in Mallow. Over 120 coaches attended the keynote address by Pat Daly, National Director of Games, who gave coaches an outline of the Coach 10 coaching model which has a games base approach to training at it core. The coaches were then...

Award for GAA Cúl Camps/Kellogs Partnership

Saturday 09th February, 2013


GAA Wins ‘Best Rights Holder in Europe' at the European Sponsorship Association Awards in LondonThe Gaelic Athletic Association recently celebrated among top global and national brands at the European Sponsorship Association's Excellence Awards in London. The GAA received industry...

Changes to Conference Line-Up

Friday 08th February, 2013


Conference Speaker ChangesDue to circumstances outside the control of Coiste Oiliúna Chorcaí some of the speakers for the coaching conference in Mallow this Saturday have been changedDonal O Grady key note address will now be delivered by Pat Daly, National Director of GAA Games.Sean Tracey...

Award 1 Courses in Youghal and Kinsale

Thursday 07th February, 2013


Coiste Oiliúna Chorcaí is currently running a series of Award 1 Youth and Adult Coaching Courses, and courses in Youghal and Kinsale have just been added to the schedule.Click here for full details, or see the Coaching section above.For more information, contact Martin Coleman or your local...

Coaching Conference - Some Places Still Available!

Sunday 03rd February, 2013


A limited number of places are still available for the Cork GAA Coaching Conference aimed at coaches of teenagers, which takes place in Mallow this Saturday, February 9th.With just a few days to go to the Cork GAA Coaching Conference we are extending the deadline for coaches to attend.If you wish to...

Cork GAA Coaching Conference

Thursday 31st January, 2013


GAA CONFERENCE FOR COACHES OF YOUTH PLAYERSCoiste Oiliúna Chorcaí recently announced details of their annual Coaching Conference. The conference will be held in Mallow GAA complex on Saturday 9th February. The conference will be run in association with Cork Sports Partnership.Speaking at...

Urgent - Changes to Development Squad Programme (Sat 26th)

Friday 25th January, 2013


URGENT Cork GAA Developments Squads
CHANGES TO ...
Programme of Events, Saturday January 26th, 2013

Cork U15 Hurling... OK at present
1. ‘A' squad match v Midleton CBS in Midleton CBS grounds @11am; (players assemble @9.20am)
2. Reserve...

Cork GAA Development Squads Day

Thursday 24th January, 2013


Cork GAA Developments Squads
Programme of Events, Saturday January 26th, 2013
This Saturday will see a hectic programme of events at county level for the Cork Development squads wilth action in hurling and football at all age levels from U15 to U17. Over 500 players will see...

Coaching: Club-School Link Hurling Booklet Launch

Monday 21st January, 2013


CLUB-SCHOOL LINK PRIMARY SCHOOLS HURLING BOOKLET LAUNCHCoiste Oiliúna Chorcaí is following up the launch of the Primary Schools Football syllabus with the Hurling version on Monday next, 28th January, with a workshop in St. Anthony's Boys National School, Ballinlough commencing at 3.45pm....

Development Squads Day

Monday 21st January, 2013


Cork Development Squads Day: Saturday, January 26thNext Saturday, January 26th is the first designated Saturday of 2013 for development squad activity and a busy day is planned with games and training taking place at 10 different venues for over 400 players in both hurling and football.Cork U15,...




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