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U16 Mentors 2016

Gerry Winters (Lead) 086-8385561
Vinny Wheelan 086-0709084
Ciaran Doran 087-2679155
Thomas Nesbitt 087-2395347
Conor Cronin 087-2395347

 

 
   

 

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The Clontarf U16 Squad:


We have around 25 U15 footballers and 20 U16/15 hurlers.  

Our overall aim is that the boys: 

  • acquire the skills of gaelic games at their own pace
  • develop a love for sport, 
  • make friends
  • have fun

Our focus is on effort, fair play, and each boy achieving his potential.   

We see ourselves as one squad –players are encouraged to play both football and hurling - we particularly ask footballers to try hurling.  New players are welcome to join.

Teams & competitions in 2016:

Football:  We have 1 U16 football team which will normally play on a Saturday.  Full rules (including "black card"!) apply.  We play league and championship at U16.

Hurling:  We have a joint U16/U15 hurling team.  Full rules apply. We play league and championship at U16.

Both football and hurling are in a league format with matches played from February to November and a break at summer. 

Our "home" is St. Annes Pitch 34 (Beside changing rooms next to  rose garden).   Teams are 15-a-side and matches are 30 minutes each way.   

   

Player Selection:  We will select players for each team based on the following factors:  level of skill and athletic development achieved; attendance at training; behavior at training.  

See the weekly extended club notes on club website for reports of how we got on in matches. (You need to register - takes seconds!) 

See the Dublin GAA website www.hill16.ie for details of our fixtures and results.

For directions to locations of games click on this link: Dublin club's Location Map

HOW YOU CAN HELP AS A PARENT:


1. Always text back if your son is unavailable for matches.   
Our teams plays in different leagues and at different locations.   This makes it hard to manage team sheets, and so it is important we know early if your son cannot make it so we can rearrange teams and notify parents of changes.  


2. Be there to support your son by attending as many matches as you possible.

3. Encourage your son to take a little time each week to practice.  It will make all the difference in his development!  This is particular important in hurling - and each boy should have his own sliotar so he can practice at home.

4. You have a key role to give positive support to the boys during matches.   However, it would help the tea if you also:   
- Help set up/take down nets, 
 - Help collect gear or cones or drills, -  Act as umpire during matches.
These are all important jobs which give the mentors more time to focus on the boys and the match.  A big thanks to all those who help out!
 

  • Please make sure you son has club shorts, and socks for all matches.  
  • For football, a gum shield is mandatory for all matches & training sessions.  NO GUMSHIELD NO PLAY!
  • For hurling, a helmet is mandatory, and shin pads are recommended.
 
 

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Seafield Road West,
Clontarf, Dublin 3.
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