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.
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.
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.