DUBLIN CAMOGIE WEEKLY NOTES.
Executive meeting tonight Monday, 24 November in Parnell Park at 7pm.
We wish the newly appointed Senior Camogie Management team every success and assure them of the Board’s full support and backing. Manager Shane O Brien (former Dublin U21 Coach 2011 and 2012 ( All Ireland Final 2011) managed at Senior Hurling Club level and Dublin Colleges Teams and trainer of Dublin Senior Camogie team 2014. Team Advisor Michael O Grady (former Dublin Senior Hurling Manager and also coach of Tipperary, Wexford and Limerick Senior Hurling Teams Selector John Treacy (Former Dublin Senior Hurling Captain and Dublin Minor Hurling Manager, also former Manager of Cuala Senior Hurling team) Selector Shane Dalton (Former Dublin Senior Hurler and vastly experienced coach for club and county) Physiotherapist Derek Ryan (former World Number 7 in Squash) Strength and Conditioning Coach Derek Ryan / NADA Team Ambassador Danny Sutcliffe (Current Dublin Senior Hurler, Hurling All Star 2013. Exciting times ahead.
Dublin County Board have arranged a press launch to announce details concerning the new Dublin Senior Management for 2015. This will take place in the Red Cow this Wednesday 26th Nov at 7pm.
Trials for Dublin Adult teams (Senior and Premier Junior). The closing date for nomination of players for trials for the Senior and the Premier Junior Dublin teams as been extended to Thursday 27th November as the date for the start of the trials has been changed to Monday 1st December. Please forward names and contact details of players from your club who will be attending these trials to An Runai ASAP. The Dublin Executive is confident that all clubs will support Shane O’Brien and his management team in 2015 to get the best players in Dublin out playing for our Adult teams. Exciting times ahead!
Trials for the U16A team and the U16B team will take place on the weekends of 22/23 and 29/30 November and 6/7, 13/14 December in the Phoenix Park. Clubs should nominate players they feel are of the required standard for the panels. Please forward names of players and contact details for the parents of the players from your club who will attend these trials to An Runai ASAP.
U12 School of Excellence:
Due to the inclement weather and poor pitch conditions the final session the above group was postponed. It will now take place on Saturday Nov 22 in Alfie Byrne Park (all-weather pitch), Clontarf from 2-4pm. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
The Minor Board is having the Juvenile Camogie Presentation on Sunday 30th November in Whitehall Colmcilles GAA Club, off Collins Avenue, Dublin 9 starting at 2pm with presentations to the U13-U14 age groups. Doireann Mullany (Ballyboden St. Endas), Orla Beagan (Lucan Sarsfields) and Faye McCarthy (St. Judes) will present the cups/medals/player of year trophies to this age group. The U15-U16 presentations will commence at 3.30pm. Louise O’Hara (Erins Isle) Aine Fanning (St Vincents) and Deirdre Johnstone (St Vincents) and a Soaring Star will present cups/medals/player of year trophies to this age group.
Adult Presentation will take place on Saturday night 29 November in Westmanstown More details to follow.
Dublin Convention is scheduled for Monday. 10 December in Parnell Park. An Rúnaí, Mona O’Sullivan, has sent all the relevant information to clubs. Clubs are reminded of the deadlines for return of nominations, reports etc.