GAA Updates

GAA Updates
* All clubs are asked to begin compiling their material for inclusion in the Donegal 2013 Yearbook , the deadline for submission of same shall be Monday 27th October. A guide to what is required for the yearbook will be sent out to all club pros this week .

* All clubs are asked to begin compiling their material for inclusion in the Donegal 2013 Yearbook , the deadline for submission of same shall be Monday 27th October. A guide to what is required for the yearbook will be sent out to all club pros this week .

* A major fundraising initiative by Club Tir Chonaill was launched at the county committee meeting last Monday evening , in an effort to push forward the Donegal Gaa Training Centre in Convoy, all members of the Gaa community and members of the public both at home and abroad are asked to get involved in helping to build the future of Donegal Gaa by investing in the campaign by purchasing plots of land in the new Training centre pitches for E20 each, this can be done on the Donegal Website or by contacting either Club Tir Chonaill chairman Cieran Kelly or Grace Boyle county treasurer, all participants will be entered in a draw, 1st Prize E2000, 2nd Prize E1000, 3rd Prize E500.

* Ulster GAA are also seeking GAA volunteers who would like to become Club Maith Facilitators. All Clubs are strongly encouraged to become Club Maith accredited, and as a Club Maith Facilitator you will be asked to assess a Club’s submission. Full training for Club Maith Facilitators will take place on Saturday 14th September from 10am - 2pm in the Tyrone GAA Centre at Garvaghey.

Volunteers are welcome to stay for one or both workshops. Lunch will be provided at 1.40pm.

If anyone is considering training as club planner or club Maith Facilitator please contact me at developmentofficer.donegal@gaa.ie or 087 2448200.

* Under 14 School of Excellence 2013.

It is proposed to commence the School of Excellence Programme for 2013 on Saturday, 7th September, 2013. Presently this is being undertaken with all players born 1999 being eligible.

Five Divisional squads, Inishowen, East, North West, South West and South.

Inishowen: Gary Duffy; East Brian McGeehin; North West Martin McAteer; South West Paddy Hegarty; South John McEniff.

*The Under 12 Football Skills sponsored by Donegal Creameries were held in McCumhaill Park, Ballybofey recently ,

1st was Conor Cunningham, Killybegs.

2nd was Shane McDevitt, Glenswilly

3rd was Sean O’Neill, Malin.

*Level 3 Coaching Course at LYIT commencing Wednesday,16th October, 2013.

This course is open to participants who are Level 2 Coaches and are currently actively involved in coaching for their Club /County teams. Further details from Mick Murphy, GDM.

* Level 2 Football Coaching Course at Glenswilly commencing, Friday / Saturday, 8-9th November, 2013 and also the following weekend, 15-16th November, 2013.

This Course is open to participants who are Level 1 Coaches and who are currently actively involved in coaching for their Clubs / County teams.

FIXTURES

Wednesday 4th September

Centra U-21 A Championship Quarter Finals 6-15pm

Cloughaneely v Four Masters in Convoy Seamus McGonagle

Gaoth Dobhair v Sean MacCumhaills in O Donnell Pk Mickey Mulhern

Wednesday 4th September

Centra U-21 B Championship Quarter Finals 6-15pm

Burt v Urris in Carndonagh Paddy McGonagle

Aodh Rua B/S v Buncrana in MacCumhaill Pk Ian Molloy

Thursday 5th September

U-21 Hurling Championship 6-15pm

Aodh Rua B/S v Burt Rory McGonagle

Saturday 7 September

All Sports Donegal Intermediate Championship Semi Final

St Nauls v Naomh Columba in Fintra 6pm Mickey Mulhern

Linesmen Shane Toolan Ryan Walsh

Intermediate Reserve Championship Semi Final

Downings v Fanad Gaels in Termon 6pm Paddy McKeever

Linesmen Joe O Donnell Gerard McHugh

Marley Coaches Division Four 6-45pm

Na Rossa v Urris Myles Sweeney

Moville v Burt Liam McConigley

Naomh Padriag Muff v Pettigo John Friel

Convoy v Letterkenny Gaels Shaun McLaughlin

Milford v Naomh Ultan Mark McGlinchey

Division Four Reserve 5-30pm

Moville v Burt Thomas Brown

Convoy v Letterkenny Gaels Benny Trearty

Milford v Naomh Ultan James Conners

Marley Coaches Division Five 6-45pm

Ardara v Glenfin Declan Callaghan

Sunday 8th September

All Sports Donegal Intermediate Championship Semi Final

Aodh Rua v Naomh Muire in MacCumaill Pk 3pm Michael McShane

Linesmen Paddy McKeever ‘ Mark McGlinshey

Intermediate Reserve Championship Semi Final

St Nauls v Buncrana in MacCumhaill Pk 1-30pm Connie Doherty

Linesmen Paddy McKeever ‘ Mark McGlinchey

Brian Mc Cormick Sports Division One 3pm

Gaoth Dobhair v Naomh Conaill Seamus McGonagle

Ardara v St Michaels Jimmy White

Killybegs v Four Masters Ian Molloy

Division One Reserve 1-30pm

Gaoth Dobhair v Naomh Conaill Mark Dorrian

Ardara v St Michaels PaddyMcGowan

McGlynns Restaurant Castlefin Division Two

Buncrana v Termon Tony Gallagher

Sean Mc Cumhaills v Bundoran 6-30pm Martin Coll

Division Two Reserve 5pm

Sean Mc Cumhaills v Bundoran Paul Clifford

Centra Supermarkets Donegal Division Three 3pm

Downings v Naomh Brid Paddy McGonagle