Weekend action and much more!!

Under-13s in 'A' Championship Final (Saturday 18th October)

Our under-13 hurlers face Cuala in the 'A' championship final tomorrow on the all-weather pitch at St Brigids.  Throw-in is at 4.30.  If you can get along to support our senior hurlers of the future please do so.

Under-10s host tournament -  Sunday (19th October)

On Sunday our under-10s are hosting an 8-team tournament in Glenalbyn.  We'll have 2 teams taking part and the other Dublin representatives are Cuala, Clontarf and Lucan Sarsfields.  Our country visitors are Newtownshandrum (Cork), Na Piarsaigh (Cork) and Naomh Eanna (Wexford).  Here's hoping the weather will be kind.  In any event a feast of top-class juvenile hurling is assured.

Other weekend fixtures

Minor 'A' vs Naomh Fionnbarra in John Paul Park on Sunday (19th October) at 11.00 am

Minor 'E' vs Na Fianna in Johnstown Park on Sunday (19th October) at 11.00 am

Under-14 Division 1 away to Ballyboden on Sunday (19th October) at 2.00 pm

Dates set for Senior Championship semi-final and final

Our senior hurlers will take on Crumlin in the championship semi-final at Parnell Park on Sunday 26th October ( throw-in at 2.15 pm ).  If we come out of that encounter victorious we will then play Ballyboden or Lucan Sarsfields in the final on Sunday 2nd November at Parnell Park ( throw-in at 4 pm ).

HURLING / CAMOGIE FOUNDATION COURSE

The Hurling Committee is organising a Hurling & Camogie Foundation Level Coaching Course. The course is designed for Parents/ Helpers/Teachers or new Coaches who want to get involved in the Club and in Coaching. Foundation Level is geared towards coaching children from 5 – 12 yrs.

The course is also open to boys & girls who are over 16 yrs. of age. Preference will be given to those who have taken the course for employment on Club, Easter & Summer Camps and the Schools Coaching Programme.

Course content: Role of Coach, Teaching a Skill, Planning/Organising a session, Org. Hints, Warm ups, Fun Games, Cond. Games………..

The course is a 6-8 hr course held over 3 nights.

SESSION 1:  Monday 20th October 2008   Glenalbyn Club House   7.30pm – 9.30pm, Room 4

SESSION 2:  Thursday 23rd October 2008  Hurling Arena,Glenalbyn 7.30pm – 9.00pm

SESSION 3:  Thursday 5th November 2008   Hurling Arena, Glenalbyn  7.30pm – 9.30pm

For further information and to reserve a place, please contact Niall Corcoran, Hurling Coach, Kilmacud Crokes Phone: 087-9834287