NA FIANNA G.A.A.
G.A.A CLUB NOTES
31st May 2021
2020 U13 FOOTBALL A CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI FINAL
With club games finally getting the green light to begin Na Fianna U13 No 1 Football Team face Ferbane / Belmont in the 2020 A Championship Semi Final this Monday evening (07th June) @ 7pm in Clara with a place in the Final on Sunday week (13th June) hopefully in O’Connor Park the reward for the winners. Best of Luck to Players & Management. As things stand with all underage games entry is limited to players, mentors and 1 parent per player.
2020 U13 FOOTBALL C SHIELD FINAL
Na Fianna U13 No 2 Football Team look to complete their 2020 season with a win and some silverware as they take on neighbours St Vincents in the 2020 C Competition Shield Final on next Tuesday (08th June) @ 7pm in O’Brien Park, Tullamore. Best of Luck to Players & Management. As things stand with all underage games entry is limited to players, mentors and 1 parent per player
NA FIANNA FOOTBALL TRAINING
All Na Fianna Football Underage Squads have commenced 2021 Training following the lifting of restrictions and the following is the Training Schedule for each Age Group:
U7’s & U9’s – Wednesdays @ 6:15pm in Geashill
U11’s – Tuesdays @ 6:30pm AND Saturdays @ 10am BOTH in Ballinagar
U13’s – Mondays @ 7:00pm AND Saturdays @ 10am BOTH in Geashill
U15’s – Wednesdays @ 7:30pm AND Saturdays @ 10am BOTH in Geashill
U17’s – Fridays @ 7:00pm in Ballinagar
NEW PLAYERS WELCOME
Like last year due to Covid19 each Parent must complete the Covid19 Education e-learning module for Gaelic Games, it will take approx 15 minutes to complete.
At least one parent/guardian of each underage player must complete this training.
You can access it at https://courses.gaa.ie/Covid19ClubEd
On completion of the online Training and Quiz, please take a screenshot of your Cert and Post it on the respective WhatsApp group. (This needs to be completed prior to return to training week.)
Then before each training session or game, can a parent please complete the online health questionnaire at returntoplay.gaa.ie for your child (similar to last year).
END OF YEAR REVIEW MEETING
There was a good turnout at the End of Year Review Meeting of Na Fianna Minor GAA Football Club which took place last Friday 26TH Feb Online due to the Covid 19 restrictions. It was decided that the position of Treasurer going forward will be rotated year on year between the Treasurers of the respective adult clubs of Raheen & Ballinagar. The following officers were elected subject to ratification by the adult clubs: Chairman: Damien Grehan; Secretary: Brendan Connolly; Treasurer: Owenie Connor; PRO: Ray Garry; Coaches Co-Ordinator: TBC, Child Welfare Officer: Brian Kehoe. The following Committee were also selected: Niall Carthy, Liam Boland, Jimmy Dolan, Stephen Byrne, Brian Kehoe, Alan Finneran, Paurig Gallagher, Pauric Pierce, Damien Carthy, John Hackett, Karen Monahan, Dermot Cuskelly, Mick Dunne, Ciaran Darcy & Jim Pierce.
The meeting also selected the management teams for each of the Na Fianna Football teams for the forthcoming 12 months as follows:
U7: Sean Gorman, Sean McFadden, Eithne Connolly, Trish Henry.
U9: Ger Duffy, Rest TBC
U11: Brian Kehoe, David Connolly, Jimmy Dolan, Karen Monaghan, Dean Monaghan.
U13: Stephen Byrne, Eddie Kaye, Brendan Connolly, Micheal Farrell, Ned Sheils, Brian Kehoe, John Ryan, Dave McAndrew.
U15: Damien Grehan, Mark Byrne, Dermot Cuskelly, Morgan Lee, Nigel Dunne, Paddy O'Meara, Johnny Sheeran
Minor (U17): Alan Finneran, Niall Carthy, JJ Malone, Trevor Cahill