A note to inform all players/parents/club officials that with an extensive club based games programme currently in place, for this cohort of players, and in the best interest of player welfare, the Development Squads, have re-aligned their starting date. All the Development Squad coaching personnel have been attending these club games to see potential players in action. Full details to follow shortly. Watch this space.
In Croke Park the GAA’s Celtic Challenge 32 county Hurling series was launched by Kilkenny legend Henry Shefflin. Kilkenny have entered 2 teams in Group E this year, and when you add in a Kilkenny Minor Hurling panel in action over the coming weeks , we will all get to see plenty of local up and coming talent involved at Inter-county level.
Click here for Celtic Challenge launch photos.
Indeed Kilkenny’s first game will see “Kilkenny Amber” V’s “Kilkenny “Black” taking place in MW Hire TC Dunmore next Wednesday 1st May at 7.00pm. Why not come and see these young players in action. Click below for full panel details.
On Wednesday night in a well appointed Thomastown GAA an U15 “Regional Club Squad” session took place under the watchful eyes of Kilkenny GDA’s PJ Ryan and Sean Kelly. The sessions are planned to give an extra evenings hurling to players who are performing very well for their club/school, with an additional bonus for players who perform well at these sessions to get a potential call up to the current Development Squad system.
Click below for full report.
This Saturday 2nd March at 11.00am-1.30pm in Larchfield, the following clubs coaches from U-7 to U-17 (1 coach from each age grade) are invited to our "Turas Player Pathway Workshop". (1) James Stephens (2) Barrow Rangers (3) Danesfort (4) Tullaroan, (5) Bennettsbridge, (6) Clara, (7) Graigueballycallan.(8) Erins Own, (9) St. Patricks and (10) O'Loughlin/Gaels.
Kilkenny GAA Coaching and Games Committee/Development Squads Committee under the Chairmanship of Pat Tynan, Coaching Officer, are launching our Development Squads 2019 in Hotel Kilkenny on Monday 4th March at 7.00pm
Invited are the players/ parents of these young club players. Watch this space during the week for full details of the event.