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Camán Till Dawn - Carrigtwohill GAA

Camán Till Dawn - Carrigtwohill GAA Carrigtwohill GAA Club will host Camán till Dawn The Carrigtwohill Juvenile Club are running an overnight ‘puckathon’ on Bank Holiday Sunday, 4th June, as part of a mental health awareness initiative that is being undertaken by the club for 2017. This event will (More Here)

Passage West GAA National Schools GAA Coaching Programme

Passage West GAA National Schools GAA Coaching Programme   Passage West GAA club launch their National Schools GAA Coaching Programme at Murphy’s Centra Rochestown On Monday May 15th May Passage West GAA Club officially launched their 2017 National Schools GAA Coaching Programme at Murphy’s Centra in Rochestown. Murphy’s Centra are very (More Here)

Cork V Kerry U17 Munster Finals May 2017

Cork V Kerry U17 Munster Finals May 2017U17 Munster Final Kerry 0-15  Cork 0-10 Jason O’Connor reports from Austin Stack Park Kerry defeated Cork in a fiery and eventful Munster U-17 final this evening that was marred by skirmishes between both sets of players at half-time and full-time. Cork made the (More Here)

Lord Mayors Cup Football Finals 15/5/17

Lord Mayors Cup Football Finals 15/5/17The Lord Mayors Cup Football finals took place in Pairc Ui Rinn on Monday May 15th. Having run off our play off games earlier on this month in Ballincollig, Bishopstown and Mayfield the last 6 teams through to the finals faced off in (More Here)

U14 Inter County Regional Football Blitz 13/5/17

U14 Inter County Regional Football Blitz 13/5/17In a wind swept and rainy Mallow today, Sat 13th May 2017, eight divisional teams from Munster took part in an Inter County Regional Football Blitz with matches 30 mins long 15 mins per half and a 2 min break at half (More Here)

Lord Mayors Cup - Hurling Finals 12/5/17

Lord Mayors Cup - Hurling Finals 12/5/17The Lord Mayors Cup hurling finals took place in Pairc Ui Rinn on Fri May 12th. Having run off our play off games earlier on this month in Ballincollig, Bishopstown and Mayfield the last 6 teams through to the finals faced (More Here)

Cork V Kerry 2017 Munster Minor Semi-final

Cork V Kerry 2017 Munster Minor Semi-finalBy Eoghan Cormican,  Páirc Uí Rinn Kerry 2-17 Cork 1-10 For the second time in as many months, a Kerry team travelled to Páirc Uí Rinn and all but obliterated the home outfit.There was 16-points between the two counties at the (More Here)

PPS U17 1/2 Lord Mayors Cup Hurling B&C 2017

PPS U17 1/2 Lord Mayors Cup Hurling B&C 2017PPS U17 1/2 Hurling Lord Mayors Cup Final 2017 B Group Play offs On Tuesday 9th of May 2017 the first of the playoff games in the B Hurling section of the Lord Mayors Cup took place in Ballincollig . While the C (More Here)

PPS U17 1/2 Lord Mayors Cup Hurling A 2017

PPS U17 1/2 Lord Mayors Cup Hurling A 2017PPS U17 1/2 Hurling Lord Mayors Cup Final 2017 A Group Play offs On Monday 8th of May 2017 the first of the playoff games in the Hurling section of the Lord Mayors Cup took place in Bishopstown. With weather conditions perfect (More Here)

A good week for Cork GAA

A good week for Cork GAAIt has been a good week (and a half) for Cork GAA and in particular, our Rebel Óg coaching structures. Fé 14 Hurling Sat 29th April a Fé 14 Inter Regional Hurling Blitz was held in Castlemartyr with our 4 Cork regional (More Here)

The Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge 2017

The Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge 2017The Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge  is the only competition in hurling that has teams from all 32 counties participating. In 2016, a total of 38 teams with over 1,000 players played in the competition. During a 7 week period (More Here)

Cork V Waterford Minor Hurling reports 3/5/17

Cork V Waterford Minor Hurling reports 3/5/17Report by Eoghan Cormican Sports Reporter   Cork 1-24, Waterford 0-8: Cork eased into the semi-finals of the Munster MHC with this 19-point rout of Waterford The Déise, who entered the contest off the back of a heavy defeat to Clare, were aided (More Here)

Munster U17 Football Semi-Final Cork v Limerick - 2/5/17

Munster U17 Football Semi-Final Cork v Limerick - 2/5/17Munster U17 Football Semi-Final Cork v Limerick -  Tuesday 2nd May in Pairc Ui Rinn Cork 5-18 V Limerick 1-6 In a very one sided game Cork came out winners in Pairc Ui Rinn against Limerick in the Munster U17 Footbal semi final. (More Here)

Results from Cork & Regional Squad Games 29/04/17

Results from Cork & Regional Squad Games 29/04/17Results from Cork & Regional Squad games Hurling & Football which took place at various locations today.  A big well done to all who took part and to all parents mentors and players we once again say a big thank (More Here)

Another big weekend for Cork Hurling & Football Squads

Another big weekend for Cork Hurling & Football SquadsAnother huge weekend on the development front this weekend. Topping the bill is the Munster Fé 15 Inter Regional Hurling Competition. This competition was run at Fé 16 previously but has been moved to Fé 15 for 2017. Cork will have 4 Regional (More Here)

PPS U17 1/2 Football Lord Mayors Cup 2017

PPS U17 1/2 Football Lord Mayors Cup 2017To help schools prepare senior teams for competitions in both Hurling and Football (2017/2018 season), it was decided to run an U17 1/2 competition at 3 grades A,B & C, open to all schools.  All schools county wide were invited to (More Here)

Cork U17 Hurlers win Munster title 25/4/17

Cork U17 Hurlers win Munster title 25/4/17"Cork U17 Hurlers win Munster title" All roads lead to Fraher Field in Dungarvan Co Waterford this evening for the Cork v Waterford Munster U17 Hurling Final. In front of over 1200 people both teams took to the field in Dungarvan. (More Here)

Bumper Weekend of Activity on Games Development in Cork

Bumper Weekend of Activity on Games Development in CorkBumper Weekend of Activity on Games Development fron gets off to a great start. This weekend sees a huge amount of activity for Rebel Óg Coaching. Saturday kicked off with the u 8 football Monster Blitzes taking place in 7 venues with 132 (More Here)

Cork GAA Clubs Easter Camps 2017

Cork GAA Clubs Easter Camps 2017Its that time of the year when the children have the Easter Holiday break from school and parents have been looking at ways to keep young minds busy and active for that break.  With the rise of local GAA club (More Here)

Cork V Tipperary Munster Hurling U17 SF 19/4/17

Cork V Tipperary Munster Hurling U17 SF 19/4/17Cork 2-22  v Tipperary 2-9 By Denis Hurley at Pairc Ui Rinn Thirteen points separated Cork from Tipperary in last night’s Munster U17HC semi-final at Páirc Uí Rinn, but it took an unanswered 1-7 in the final 10 minutes to secure victory. John (More Here)

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Rebel Og Coaching

Rebel Og Coaching promotes Gaelic Games in clubs, schools and academies throughout Cork. A full-time staff of seven GDAs working under the county games manager caters for the needs of child, youth and adult players in both football and hurling (see framework below right).

www.rebelogcoaching.com framework pathway 2

In catering for players needs in a balanced way, a two-pronged approach is in place
• Maximise Participation by ensuring that all young children in Cork are exposed to games and coaching in a fun, positive environment and that the maximum number of such players are subsequently retained for a lifelong involvement in Gaelic Games
• Optimise Playing Standards to ensure that all players are provided with opportunities to fulfill their potential through regular, meaningful games and top class coaching, both of which are outlined below.

The provision of coaching and games is done in association with various local partners such as Cork GAA, Rebel Og, Sciath Na Scol, Cork PPS, CIT, Cork Sports Partnership, Mardyke Arena and UCC.

Also, the development of proficient coaches at all levels is a core aim of our organisation and a comprehensive coach education programme is in place in terms of local workshops and the national coach education modules at Foundation Level, Award1 and Award 2.

At club level, core programmes include Rebel Og Coaching Benchmarks 2020 which provides a club template for best practice in coaching, participation and playing standards, as well as Monster Blitzes and Kellogg’s Cul Camps, while various coaching and games initiatives are in place in both primary and post primary schools across the county.

www.rebelogcoaching.com framework pathway

At academy level, Rebel Óg Academy programmes run at regional level from U13 to U16 and at county level from U14 to U17. All such panels aspire to nurturing and developing the characteristics and skills required in inter-county hurling and football through the provision of an appropriate programme of personal, technical, physical, psychological, tactical and team development for players and mentors. While the primary value of the squads may be measured in terms of All Ireland success for Cork Minor, U21 and Senior teams, the squads will create an environment conducive to the development of a playing career that will extend beyond the county panels and ultimately, to a fulfilling and rewarding life within the GAA. On completion of the programme we expect the individual to have attained a level of sporting excellence together with the complementary life skills necessary to sustain a productive inter-county career.

Le meas,
Kevin O’Donovan,                        Kevin O’Callaghan,
County Coaching Officer          Games Manager




March 3rd 2017. GDA Shane Supple being interviewed by Justin Maher on CRY104fm in Youghal, Co Cork.

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