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Tyrone Camogie News

Sunday 24.11.2013
Team Talk Mag
Club


The 2013 Ulster Camogie Awards were held in Kelly’s Inn on Saturday. Austin O’Callaghan again hosted the event. The president of the Camogie Association Aileen Lawlor was the guest of honour at the star studded event. Shauna Jordan picked up the prestigious Intermediate Player of the Year Award for 2013.The well-deserved award was followed by an interview with Austin and the young camog showed her appreciation to Ulster Camogie Council. Young Tyrone under 14 player Leanne Donnelly was also at the awards and she was presented with the Ulster shield. Everyone from Tyrone Camogie would like to thank Ulster Camogie for an event that gets stronger from year to year.

Quinn’s Corner was the venue for this year’s Tyrone Camogie Youth Presentation evening on Friday. There was a full house of players, supporters and family members in attendance to celebrate the past two years of underage county camogie. The Ulster medals were presented to the girls for the Ulster blitz and Ulster championship. Ulster Intermediate player of the year, Shauna Jordan, presented the medals to the proud blitz winners. Coach Gareth Fox presented the medals to the 2013 championship winners. The evening recognised the captains for both years and Áine McElroy, Ellie Donnelly, Leanne Donnelly and Orla Coyle all received a Tyrone crested T-shirts. The Player of the Year awards were presented to Meabh McGleenan, Rona Mallon, Catherine Donnelly and Séana Grogan with each also receiving the newly designed tee shirts.
Pat Darcy, Tyrone Camogie Chairman, gave an inspiring speech to the young players on an evening that will be remembered for a long time to come. We would like to say a massive thank you to the management and staff of Quinn’s Corner and all the players from the clubs who made the night such a success.

Ross Corbett of the Ulster Council braced the cold weather on Monday evening to run a CPD, Developing Defensive play and tackling at the MUSA complex in Cookstown. Ross was well assisted by the young camogs from St Pats Maghera. The session touched on the principles of defensive play and the coaches all received a full set of documentation to take back to their clubs. Tyrone Camogie would like to thank Ross for all his excellent support in the past year as he will be leaving his post to take up a new one in his native Cork.

The Teamtalk All-star awards will be held in Bundoran on Friday 29th November. We wish all our players the best of luck, Collette Donnelly, Shauna Jordan, Ciara McGready and Emma McAliskey are all nominated in the Senior Camogie Player of the Year category while young Eglish star Niamh McNulty features in the minor section for the second year in a row.

There will be a County Camogie Table Quiz in McAleers Bar on Sunday 1st December from 5:00pm to 7:00pm in aid of county player fund. The entrance fee in only £5 person and everyone is welcome to come along and pit their wits against the Quiz master Sean Murphy. Teams will range from 6 to 8 members and anyone can join any team on the night. A little incentive will be discounted cocktails on that evening!

The County Camogie AGM will be held in Quinns’s Corner on Tuesday 3rd December assembling at 7pm for 7.15pm start. All clubs are reminded to return their voting papers and motions to the county secretary as soon as possible. It’s an important evening and all clubs are to make sure they have full participation in attendance.

The National Camogie League fixtures for 2014 have been released. Tyrone will be in Division 4 and their opponents will be Cavan, Kerry Dublin, Limerick and Meath with the first fixture being on February 23rd at home to Limerick.

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