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COUNTY CAMOGIE FIX­TURES

U-16 County Cham­pi­onship: March 28 - West­meath v. Wick­low; April 4 - Ty­rone v. Wick­low; April 11 - Wick­low v. Done­gal; April 25 - Semi-fi­nals; May 9 - Fi­nal.

Ju­nior League Divi­sion 5 blitz: May 3 - Done­gal, Louth, Mayo, Mon­aghan, Ca­van, Wick­low, Europe, Lon­don (may en­ter).

Mi­nor County Cham­pi­onship: June 28 - Wick­low v. Car­low; July 12 - Win­ners Wick­low/Car­low v. losers Louth/Ca­van; Win­ners Louth/Ca­van v. losers Wick­low/Car­low; July 26 - semi-fi­nals; Au­gust 9 - fi­nal; Au­gust 31 - re­play.

Ju­nior Cham­pi­onship Blitz (Maire Ni Chin­neide Cup): Au­gust 29 - Mon­aghan, Done­gal, Mayo, Louth, Wick­low, Ca­van, Europe, Lon­don (may en­ter).

Se­nior Camogie All-Ire­land fi­nal: Septem­ber 13.

COUNTY TRAIN­ING

The first train­ing ses­sion for the county U-14 squad takes place on Sun­day, Fe­bru­ary 15, in Glen­malure along with the U-16 train­ing. All play­ers are re­quested to be there for 10.45 a.m. If any play­ers can­not at­tend, please con­tact Suzanne Pear­son on 0863400623.

U-14 play­ers se­lected to at­tend: Rachel Byrne, Ciara Byrne, Lorna Mal­lick, Aine O’ Ke­effe (Knockananna); Ais­ling McCabe, Aoife Gaffney, Erin Ho­ran, Sinead Kelly (Kil­coole); Lot­tie Cullen, Stacey O’Neill, Shauna Marah, Thomasina Dick­en­son, Char­maine Hig­gins, Hay­ley An­der­son, Or­laith O’Donoghue (Glenealy); Kim O’Han­lon, Paula Daly (Bal­li­na­cor); Jodie Lifely, Aoife Shortt, Jes­sica Kear­ney (An­nacurra).

Clubs are asked to note that if they have more play­ers they can come along on the day for get to­gether.

FORTH­COM­ING EVENTS

Coach Ed­u­ca­tion - The Na­tional Camogie Coach­ing Com­mit­tee will be giv­ing a Camogie Foun­da­tion Level Coach­ing Course run over two dates in Donard on Fri­day evening, Fe­bru­ary 27 and Satur­day morn­ing, Fe­bru­ary 28.

This course is tar­geted at all men­tors/par­ents/teach­ers in­volved with ju­ve­nile teams in all Wick­low camogie clubs. The cost per per­son is €30.

This is the lat­est coach­ing course which is be­ing rolled out in Wick­low and clubs should avail of this op­por­tu­nity to re­ceive the most up-to-date best prac­tices in camogie coach­ing.

It may be some con­sid­er­able time be­fore this course is avail­able again in Wick­low. There are a lim­ited num­ber of places avail­able for this course and to se­cure a place please con­tact Suzanne Pear­son, Sec­re­tary, Camogie County Board on 086-3400623 or Michael Neary (Chair­man) on 087-6884589. Coach­ing Work­shop Paudie But­ler, Na­tional Hurl­ing Co-Co­or­di­na­tor will be vis­it­ing Donard on Wed­nes­day, Fe­bru­ary 25 at 7.30 p.m. to give a Camogie/Hurl­ing Fun­da­men­tals Work­shop. This work­shop is open to both ju­ve­nile camogie and hurl­ing men­tors and in­ter­ested par­ents. It is par­tic­u­larly tar­geted at coaches in­volved with play­ers in the 5-12 year age group. There is no charge on the night and all are wel­come to at­tend.

Easter Camogie Camp - Wick­low County Camogie Board in as­so­ci­a­tion with Jenny Duffy of Le­in­ster Coun­cil is run­ning an Easter Camogie Camp on 14/15/16 April for ap­prox­i­mately 3-4 hours each day. Venue and cost to be con­firmed. This Camp is open to girls aged 10 to 16 who cur­rently play camogie with their school, club or county. The Camp will be di­vided up into spe­cific age groups and a num­ber of high qual­ity in­ter-county coaches/guest play­ers will at­tend.

Could all clubs please give no­tice of this Camp to the rel­e­vant play­ers and their par­ents as soon as pos­si­ble. Fur­ther de­tails and ap­pli­ca­tion forms will be avail­able from the Camogie County Board early next month.

Next Camogie County Board Meet­ing - Fol­low­ing on from a well at­tended and pro­duc­tive County Board meet­ing in Jan­uary the next meet­ing will take place on Tues­day, Fe­bru­ary 24, at 8.30 p.m. in Bal­li­na­cor.

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