Budding Galway hurlers set new challenges

Galway Mini games Boys  team that played Kilkenny in the half -timegame in Croke Park at the Leinster FinalBack Row(L-R) John Lally(Lough Cutra N.S), Keelan Tierney(BrackloonN.S), John Cosgrave (New Inn N.S),Padraic O Conghaile(S N An Spidéal)Tiernan Killeen(Loughrea (N.S ), Ben Mulcair (Peterswell N.S) ,Front Row(L-R)   Darragh Neary (Renmore N.S) Dylan Joyce (Bushy ParkN.S), Patrick Egan (Belclare N.S), Oisin Kenny(LeitrimN.S),  NiallCarr(Tierneevin N.S) .

Galway Mini games Boys team that played Kilkenny in the half -timegame in Croke Park at the Leinster FinalBack Row(L-R) John Lally(Lough Cutra N.S), Keelan Tierney(BrackloonN.S), John Cosgrave (New Inn N.S),Padraic O Conghaile(S N An Spidéal)Tiernan Killeen(Loughrea (N.S ), Ben Mulcair (Peterswell N.S) ,Front Row(L-R) Darragh Neary (Renmore N.S) Dylan Joyce (Bushy ParkN.S), Patrick Egan (Belclare N.S), Oisin Kenny(LeitrimN.S), NiallCarr(Tierneevin N.S) .

Young hurlers from Galway will have a chance to show off their skills on Saturday when Centra hosts a community hurling event in Kenny Park with hurling stars Cathal Mannion and Jason Flynn.

The Galway duo of Cathal Mannion and Jason Flynn will be putting participants to the test with the #LiveWell Target Challenge at the event, as clubs aim to secure a place at the ultimate day out in Croke Park later this year. On Saturday one Galway GAA club will win a special trip to Croke Park, and receive a hurling skills session from the best hurlers in the country. As well as this, they will receive an all-access pass to behind the scenes areas of Croke Park, a stadium tour and museum tour.

Centra, which recently announced the extension of its sponsorship of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship to 2019, is encouraging fans to get active this summer with 12 community hurling events taking place throughout the country. There will be family entertainment on the day, including face-painting and a hurling simulator. The event commences at 10am and the hurling skills session is open to boys and girls of all standards from age five to 12.

In addition Centra is running three hurling challenges, the Sideline Cut, Hurling Tricks, and the Bin Challenge with special prizes on offer.

To sign up for the community hurling event and to step up to the #LiveWell challenge participants can register in Centra stores throughout Galway.

Fans simply enter by uploading their video on social media using #LiveWell. For more information on how to take part go to www.centra.ie or follow Centra Ireland on social media.#LiveWell Hurling Challenges:

The Centra Sideline Cut Challenge – a great one for the family to try with the winner receiving the special prize of being a flag-bearer at the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final. Fans can submit entries to July 17.

The Centra Hurling Tricks Challenge – no rules to this challenge, the more creative the better. The best video will win tickets to the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final. Open for entries from July 18 to August 7.

The Centra Bin Challenge – get the team together to submit an entry from August 8 to September 9. The winning team will win fruit and water for throughout next year’s season.

For more information on Centra’s community events or the #LiveWell challenges throughout the summer go to www.centra.ie

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