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Camogie girls prepare to celebrate
Ciana Ní Churraoin from Cumann Liathróid Laimhe Micheal Breathnach Indreabhán capped off a brilliant year in handball when she was awarded the National GAA Handball All Star young player of the year for the second year in succession for her outstanding contribution to the sport.
Robbie McCarthy created his own bit of history by becoming the first Westmeath handballer to win the All-Ireland softball crown.
The 2011 Leinster and All Ireland Championship has been a historic one for Danesfort GAA Club, with an unprecedented three players from the club playing in all three championship matches to date.
Ireland’s top young hurlers, camogie players, and handball competitors will be in Galway this weekend for the prestigious Feile na nGael u-14 tournament.
Kilkenny hurling legend DJ Carey played his first competitive hurling for a number of years with his club Young Irelands, Gowran on Tuesday night.
GAA president Christy Cooney will officially launch Galway’s hosting of Feile na nGael 2011 in Loughrea this evening.
Padraig Pearses GAA Club members are mourning the loss of club vice-president, Fr Nicholas Murray.
•SPORTS PERFORMANCE: The Sports Performance Centre in Oranmore Business Park is offering individual athletes and teams of all sporting disciplines scientific based programmes. The centre is open for children from six years of age up at the initiation stage up to high performance stage for adults 19 years and over. There are four phases of development at the centre: 6 to 10 years old – Initiation Development Phase; 11 to 14 years old – Athletic Development Phase; 15-18 years old – Specialisation Phase; 19+ years old - High Performance Phase. During the four phases, all athletes learn how to optimise their general athletic motor skills. The programme includes coordination and balance, speed , general endurance (aerobic and progressive anaerobic from specialisation phase), progressive anatomical adaptation for strength and power development, and flexibility and agility. New courses are starting early April and there are limited spaces on each course. For more information contact Sports Performance Centre, Unit 5 Oranmore Business Park, Oranmore, Galway. Email: [email protected]; or visit www.sportsperformance.ie.
Galway’s young handballers won seven out of eight finals at the recent 40x20 provincial finals hosted by St Mary’s College.