Mini All Irelands
This year a total of over 1600 Boys & Girls will take part in Kilmacud Crokes Mini All- Ireland's proudly sponsored by Vhi Swiftcare Clinics which will be held over 3 weeks in June on the main pitch in Glenalbyn. All the boys & girls are all either playing in the club or go to one of the 11 local Primary Schools.
Ladies Football & Camogie - 7th to 10th June
Hurling Mini All-Ireland - 13th to 17th June
Football Mini All-Ireland - 20th to 24th June
Venue: Kilmacud Crokes GAA Club, Glenalbyn, Stillorgan, Co.Dublin
Time: 4.30pm to 8pm each evening.
Age Groups: Under 6 to Under 12
The event starts off with the Girls Football & Camogie competition. We will have 360 girls divided into 36 teams in 3 different age groups in both competitions.
A total of 400 boys will be divided into 40 teams in 7 different age groups in Hurling. Each team will play 5 matches over 3 nights including a Final on the Friday night.
In the Football competition 600 boys will be divided into 60 teams in 7 different age groups. Each team will also play a minimum of 5 matches over 3 nights including a Final on the Friday night.
Young players from the U-13 to the U-16 teams will manage the teams and some of our young referees from the U16-Minor group will referee the games.
Over the course of the 3 weeks approx. 300+ matches will be played on 4 pitches, 3500 drinks will be given out and 1600 Hot-dogs & Burgers will be cooked on the Finals night.
Each child that participates will wear a t-shirt representing the county that they are playing on and they will also be presented with a skill's Football on the Football week and everyone on the Hurling week received a Sliothar. The winning teams in each league will receive a cup and medals.
There will be guest appearances by some of the Crokes Senior Footballers & Senior Hurlers during the week along with some of the Crokes players who play on some of the Dublin Teams.
Paraic Mc Donald
Kilmacud Crokes GAA Club