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• Joe Neary.
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Thanks to everyone who bought and sold tickets your support is very much appreciated.
Coaching the Block Down in Football can be started as soon as the children enter the Nursery & continue for years Repetition of movements will lead to muscle memory. Gradual increase in difficulty. Gradual Development of confidence executing the skill in a safe environment
How to Coach the Block Down in Hurling for young children. Each child needs to be competent at this skill by the age of 8 before the introduction of striking from the hands in Go Games matches at U9.
Roscommon U14 hurling development squad:
Roscommon U14 hurling development squad are taking part in their second Provincial blitz on this Friday evening June 29th in the Connacht COE. The lads have three games against Leitrim, Sligo and Mayo and their first game is 6.45pm.
Roscommon U16 football development squad:
Roscommon U16 footballers play Limerick on this Saturday morning June 30th in Clann na nGael GAA pitch at 11am.
10 Coaching Tips to help you achieve you’re coaching goals.
1. Develop a network and support structure. Be a resource manager.
2. Best, better, brilliant – there’s always room for improvement.
3. What you believe will happen, will happen. What the mind can conceive it will achieve.
4. Persistence pays – never give up.
5. Learn basic business skills. Understand the basics of insurance. Be familiar with legal liability. Understand the basics of taxation and the tax system. Make coaching your business!
6. Give an ounce of information and a ton of practice.
7. Communicate – clearly, concisely, calmly, constructively, consistently and cleverly.
8. Seek out a critical friend. They are you greatest asset.
9. Help develop your sport not just your current athletes.
10. Mix with successful people. Success breeds succe
1. Roscommon GAA Kellogg’s Cup Camps 2018
1. The annual Roscommon GAA Kellogg’s Cul camp takes place at fifteen different venues during July from Monday to Friday each week from 10am to 2.30pm daily for boys and girls aged between 6 &13 years. Each child who attends the camp will receive a Jersey, half-zip training top and backpack. Cost of the camp is 60 Euro per child, 110 Euro for two, 150 for three, and 40 euro per child thereafter. Booking can be done online at kelloggsculcamps.ie or at Roscommon GAA Offices, Racecourse Road. For further information please contact Willie Hegarty, Roscommon GAA Games Manager on 086 8356227 or any of our GPO’s. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Week 1: Monday July 2nd to Friday July 6th
• Boyle (booked out)
• Dr Hyde Park.
• Clann na nGael.
• Four Roads.
Go Games Football blitzes:
Roscommon Coaching and Games Development continue their Go Games football blitzes on this Saturday morning June 30th.
Roscommon Coaching and Games Development twitter account
Roscommon Coaching and Games Development have their own twitter account showcasing all its weekly activities by our GPO's. Please follow us on our twitter page to catch up with our daily news and updates.
Breakdown of clubs assigned to our GPO’s:
St Ronans, St Michael's, Kilmore, Shannon Gaels, Western Gaels, Eire Og, Michael Glavey's, Boyle, Castlerea St Kevin's.
Elphin/Ballinameen Strokestown, Tulsk, Kilglass Gaels, St Barry's, St Faithleachs, Kilbride, St Croan's.
St Brigid's, Clann na nGael, Padraig Pearses, St Dominic's, Roscommon Gaels, Fuerty/St Ciaran's, St Aidan's, Oran.
Athleague/Tremane, Four Roads, Padraig Pearses, St Dominic's, Roscommon Gaels, Oran.
U8 & U10 Camogie: Training continues as normal 6.30pm Friday evenings.
U12: Hard luck to the The Eagles who were defeated by St Dominic’s on Monday last in the 2nd round of the League. Our girls fought hard in what was a very tight game. Training continues Friday evenings at 6.30pm. In the 3rd round The Hawks play the Eagles on Wed 11th of August.
U14: Our U14 girls played Oran on Wednesday in the 2nd round of the League. Next Wednesday 4th of July we are away to Tulsk in the 3rd round of the League.
Junior Championship: Unfortunately our junior girls were defeated by Oran in the 1st round of the championship on Tuesday Last. Next up our Juniors take on Four Roads in the 2nd round of the Championship on 3rd of July at 8pm.
Community Games: Unfortunately our girls were narrowly defeated by Four Roads Last Sunday Week in the Community Games.
U14: We lost to Padraig Pearses by 5-2 to 2-7 in an exciting match in the county league last Wednesday in sweltering conditions at Lisnamult. This was our first time to use the excellent new dressing-rooms, and despite the result it was a great experience. We will take a break from training until August and we wish everyone an action-packed, enjoyable and safe summer. .
Senior Hurlers: Hard Luck to our Senior Hurlers who were defeated by St Dominic's in the first round of the Championship. Final Score Roscommon Gaels 0-10 St Dominic's 2-14.
Congrats to Eoin Kiernan who came 2nd and Finn Killion who came 3rd in the County final of the u16 poc fada held in Roscommon racecourse on Tuesday Last. Well done lads.
U8 & U10’s: Training continues every Wednesday evening 6.30-7.30pm. We had a challenge match on Wednesday in Kiltoom for our U8’s and U10’s against St Brigids. All the girls enjoyed the games.
U12’s: Our U12’s are taking a break for a couple of weeks. We will be hosting and taking part in the Shield in the coming weeks.
U14: Well done to our girls who played Croans in the first round of the Summer League last Monday evening. Next round in we play Four Roads.
U16: U16’s are back training Wednesday Evening from 7.45pm to 9pm.
Minor: Anthony McCormack has started minor training Wednesday evenings from 7.45pm to 9pm. Minor Championship is starting end of July.
Junior: First Round of the championship ended in a well earned draw tonight for our Junior Ladies Gaelic Football team. Plenty of smiles so as good as a win for us. Final Score 3-7 each.
Junior: The lads were our against Faithleach’s in the League last Sunday week. The same problem with the Junior Ladies the lads are finding it difficult to field a team. Lucky enough we had some support on the sideline who were able to tog out. Unfortunately Faithleach’s got the better of us. Final Score Roscommon Gaels 3-8 Faithleach’s 2-16.
Senior: Our Senior lads had a comfortable win over St Croans in the League last Saturday Week. Final Score Roscommon Gaels 3-15 St Croans 1-4.
** Roscommon Gaels Annual Development Draw **
Our Annual Development Draw was launched on 16th June with the draw taking place on 11th August. The Development draw has been moved from the customary Christmas time Draw back to the summer time, a time when all our members are using and availing of our Club facilities at Lisnamult.
Tickets are €10 each or a book of 6 for €50, with a fabulous list of prizes on offer.
We need all our Club members to support this hugely important Development draw to assist with the ongoing development of our Club.
Please support the Draw by buying and selling tickets over the coming weeks and be in with a chance of winning one of these quality prizes.
List of Prizes
1. Microsoft Surface Pro Laptop, worth €1,200
2. Holiday Apartment Accommodation in Portugal, for 1 week, worth €1,000.
3. All Ireland Final Hurling tickets x 2
4. All Ireland Final Football tickets x 2
5. Manchester United home match tickets x 2, plus flights & accommodation
6. 3-1-1 reclining suit of furniture (Gannon’s Image Furniture)
7. €500 voucher for McNulty Furniture.
8. 500 L of home heating oil (sponsored DG Oil)
9. 50 Bales of Briquettes
10. 50 Bales of Briquettes
11. 50 Bags of Firewood Timber (donated by Anthony Clogher & Gerry Kelly)
12. Golf Green Fees x 4 - Golf course TBC
13. Golf Green Fees x 4 for Roscommon Golf Course.
14. Customised Gum shield, worth €75 (sponsored by Eleanor Keavney)
15. Dinner for 2 at Darcy12 Restaurant in Clifden.
Picutred below are the Development Draw Committee and some of the prizes.