Browsing articles in "Under 8"
Jan
16
2013

Use of Mouthguards

  Most of you will have heard through the media about the new GAA rule regarding mouthguards for underage players. The new rule came into force on 1st January this year, and we are obliged to enforce this ruling. Skryne Underage players of all ages (from U6 to Minor incl.) not wearing mouthguards will not be allowed to either train or play. You can read all about the new rule, the types of mouthguard available, […]

Jan
1
2013

Underage Committee and Management 2013

The Skryne GFC Underage AGM took place on Friday 7th December 2012 in Swan’s function room. The following officers and managers were elected: Chairman: Mick Whelan Vice Chairman: John Burke Secretary: Sean O’Regan PRO: Hugh Mc Nelis Minor Co. Board Delegates: Fred Gilsenan, Mick Whelan Juvenile Co. Board Delegates: Andy McConnell, Cormac Grendon. Managers U6: Brian Smyth U8: Aidan O’Connor U10: Pat Hawes U12/U13: Pauric Finnerty U14:John Quinn U15: Declan Smyth U16: James Reddy U17: […]

Dec
20
2012

Under 8 End of Year report

The Skryne U8 footballers had their final session over the October Bank Holiday weekend. It has been a busy years which began back in the first week of March. Since then the lads have had weekly training sessions. The emphasis through the year was on enjoyment, participation and most important skills development. On the playing front they participated in the Meath GAA Blitz Day programme which consisted of 10 separate Blitz Days throughout the season. […]

Nov
16
2012

Skryne U8s wrap up 2012 activities

The Skryne U8s have wrapped up activities for the year.  The lads had their final session over the October Bank Holiday weekend.  It has been a busy year which began back in the first week of March.  Since then the lads have had weekly training sessions.  The emphasis through the year was on enjoyment, participation and most importantly skills development.  On the playing front they participated in the Meath GAA Blitz Day programme which consisted […]

Nov
7
2012

Mr & Mrs

The Underage section of Skryne GFC held a very successful and enjoyable fundraiser in the form of a Mr & Mrs Competition in Swan’s Lounge on Saturday 27th October. Twelve couples took part, competing to see which couple knew each other best. Our host for the night was Ron Duff. All of the couples scored highly, but only one couple got full marks. Congratulations to Declan and Margaret Moore, who won the top prize of […]

Oct
30
2012

Skryne u8 play host to Duleek/Bellewstown

Skryne U8s played host to Duleek Bellewstown U8s on Saturday 6th October.  With just a few weeks of the season left the Skryne lads were in great form both teams recorded victories in their two matches.  In what was a very sunny afternoon the young Skryne players showed off the skills they have been practising and developing over the year. Next up for the Skryne lads was a return trip to Kildare to play Newbridge […]

Oct
15
2012

Mr & Mrs

Skryne GFC Underage are delighted to announce that we will run our Mr & Mrs competition again this year. For those brave enough to enter, there is a fantastic 1st Prize of a Weekend for 2 in Paris up for offer! The competition is less than two weeks away, on Saturday 27th October at 8:30pm in Swans. Admission tickets are only €10 each and have been sent home for sale with our underage players. Please […]

Sep
26
2012

U8 Finals

Skryne U8s enjoy successful day at Summerhill Finals On Saturday last the Skryne U8s participated in the finals Day of the Annual Summerhill tournament.  Having played home and away matches throughout the summer the participating clubs all came together in Summerhill.  On the day Skryne fielded two teams with each team to play three 20 minute matches.  Team A opened with a game V neighbours Ratoath A, followed by games against Blackhall Gaels and the […]

Jun
21
2012

Under 8’s Update

Despite the recent bad weather Skryne U8s are having a busy summer.  The Meath GAA Games Development programme of blitz days is ongoing.  The U8s have already participated in blitz days hosted in Dungany, Walterstown and Skryne.  The provisional dates for the upcoming blitz days are as follows: Blitz Date                            Venue and Host Club June 30th                              Skryne July 14th                                Gael Colmcille, Kells August 4th                            Walterstown August 27th                         Seneschalstown September 15th                    Walterstown September 29th                     Dungany Note: some of the dates may change The U8s will also […]

May
15
2012

Skryne U10 v Summerhill

Well done to the Under 10 boys who played what is probably their best game yet against a strong Summerhill side this evening. Note that this weekend’s Walterstown Blitz has been cancelled due to First Holy Communion in Walterstown. Congratulations to all the Rathfeigh boys and girls who made their First Holy Communion on Saturday, and best of luck to those in Skryne this Saturday. Cormac & David  

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