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Welcome to the home of the Rebel Og Coaching website. Here you will find information on Cork GAA Coaching and Games at Club, School and Academy level. If you require further information please contact your local GDA

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Lord Mayors Cup - B section Semi Finals 20/4/2018

Lord Mayors Cup - B section Semi Finals 20/4/2018On Friday 20th April,four  teams from the following schools arrived in Pairc Ui Chaoimh to take part in the Lord Mayors Cup the B section Semi Finals.  The referee for these games was Ian Thomas.  The games were played in (More Here)

3rd Class Hurling & Football Blitzes Pairc ui Chaoimh 19th April 2018

3rd Class Hurling & Football Blitzes Pairc ui Chaoimh 19th April 20183rd Class Primary School Hurling and Football Blitzes in Pairc ui Chaoimh 4g Pitch During the months of  April and May, we will host a number of 3rd Class Primary School Blitzes on the 4G All Weather Pitch in Pairc ui (More Here)

Lord Mayors Cup A Semi Finals

Lord Mayors Cup A Semi FinalsOn Tuesday in Pairc Ui Chaoimh the first of the Lord Mayors Cup fixtures the A Hurling Semi Finals took place between Midleton CBS and the Mon AG. A big well done to Paudie O'Brien and all the GDA staff (More Here)

U14.5 D Football

Tuesday 17th April . U14.5 D Football games in Pairc Ui (More Here)

Cork 2018 Kelloggs Cúl Camps Launch

Cork 2018 Kelloggs Cúl Camps LaunchOn Monday 9th April 2018 in Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork this years Kelloggs Cúl Camps were launched. On the evening Paudie O'Brien, Cork GDA & Cúl Camp Coordinator spoke about the increase in the numbers attending camps in Cork county each (More Here)

3rd Class Primary School Hurling and Football Blitzes in Pairc ui Chaoimh 4g Pitch

3rd Class Primary School Hurling and Football Blitzes in Pairc ui Chaoimh 4g Pitch 3rd Class Primary School Hurling and Football Blitzes in Pairc ui Chaoimh 4g Pitch   In April and May, we will host a number of 3rd Class Primary School Blitzes on the 4G All Weather Pitch in Pairc ui Chaoimh. Schools have the (More Here)

Dates for the U14.5 C/D Hurling and Football Finals

Dates for the U14.5 C/D Hurling and Football Finals Hurling: Tuesday 24th April: Seeding Blitz. Based on this, seedings will be formulated for the finals day in Pairc ui Chaoimh. Tuesday 8th May: Finals Day in Pairc ui Chaoimh Football: Tuesday April 17th: Seeding Blitz. Based on this, seedings will be formulated for (More Here)

Information on Vetting / Safe Guarding / Coaching Courses

Information on Vetting / Safe Guarding / Coaching CoursesChild Safeguarding - recent queries received by the National Children’s Office relating to vetting and child safeguarding training requirements.     Vetting and Child Safeguarding Training – what are the regulations in the GAA? Legislation and GAA rules require that any person working (More Here)

News from North GDA Pat Spratt

Wishing all Coaching officers and coaches in the region a happy Easter. DATE(S) EVENT VENUE DETAILS YOU WANT TO HIGHLIGHT Month of March National schools coaching Newtownshandrum NS, Ballyhea NS, Shanballymore NS Dromina NS, Ballyhass NS, Kilbrin NS, Ballyclough NS, Burnfort NS, Mitchelstown CBSNS, Ballygiblin NS. Junior, Senior infant and (More Here)

3rd Class Primary School Hurling & Football Blitzes in Pairc Ui Chaoimh 4G Pitch

3rd Class Primary School Hurling & Football Blitzes in Pairc Ui Chaoimh 4G Pitch In April and May, we will host a number of 3rd Class Primary School Blitzes on the All Weather Pitch in Pairc ui Chaoimh. Schools have the option of entering either Football or Hurling, but due to availability, they can only (More Here)

Cork GAA Coaching Update March 2018

Cork GAA Coaching Update March 2018 2018 has gotten off to a great start with many different things happening in our clubs and county calendars. There has been a lot of hard work done by our Juvenile clubs, getting our young players ready for the season ahead (More Here)

North Cork GDA News

DATE(S) EVENT VENUE DETAILS YOU WANT TO HIGHLIGHT Month of February National schools coaching Newtownshandrum NS, Ballyhea NS, Shanballymore NS Dromina NS, Kilbrin NS, Freemount, Ballyclough NS, Mitchelstown CBSNS, Ballygiblin NS. Junior, Senior infant and first class pupils in schools around the region have started their 3 (More Here)

Cork Primary Schools Teacher Education Programme for 2017/18

Cork Primary Schools Teacher Education Programme for 2017/18Cork Sports Partnership and Cork Gaa have partnered up to deliver a Cork Primary Schools Teacher Education Programme for 2017/18. The aim of this programme is to provide teachers with the knowledge and support to effectively organise and lead Fundamental (More Here)

2017 Benchmarking Awards Conference 24/02/18

2017 Benchmarking Awards Conference 24/02/18On Sat 24th Feb in Pairc Ui Chaoimh Rebel Og Coaching held their 2017 Benchmarking Awards Conference. With over 105 clubs present on the day there was a large crowd of Coaching Officers and club coaches present. At shortly after (More Here)

Benchmarking 2020 Vision Winners Announced

Benchmarking 2020 Vision Winners AnnouncedThe Rebel Óg Coaching Benchmarking 2020 Vision winners have been announced. Winners are divided in to three categories with the top clubs receiving the "Gold" accolade and the Silver and Bronze being awarded based on criteria set out at the start (More Here)

Benchmarking Awards & Conference Sat 24th Feb

Benchmarking Awards & Conference Sat 24th Feb Timetable - (Invitation Only) 09.30am - 10.00am - Registration & Welcome Address 10.00am - 10.45am - Jason Ryan - Basic Skills of Football 10.45am  - 11.45am  - Kieran Kingston Developing Defensive skills in Hurling 11.45am  -  12.30pm - Dr Ed Coughlan-  Skills acquisition 12.30pm - 1.00pm   - (More Here)

Benchmarking 2020 - 2017 Award Winners Announced

Benchmarking 2020 - 2017 Award Winners Announced Rebel Óg Coaching Benchmarking 2020 was successfully launched in early 2015 and provide a template for best practice in coaching, promoting maximum participation and optimal playing standards in juvenile clubs throughout Cork city and county. The programme includes minimum requirements (More Here)

U15 & U16 Inter Regional Football Finals

U15 & U16 Inter Regional Football FinalsOn Sunday 11th Feb 2018 Corks U15's and U16 regional panels played their Inter Regional finals on the all weather pitch in Pairc Ui Chaoimh. U15 Inter Regional Finals The first game played for these finals was the North v Mid West (More Here)

News from North Cork GDA Pat Spratt

News from North Cork GDA Pat Spratt   DATE(S) EVENT VENUE DETAILS YOU WANT TO HIGHLIGHT Month of January National schools coaching Derinagree NS, Freemount NS, Tullylease NS, Kildorrery NS, Glenahulla NS, Donerale NS and Ballyhea NS Junior, Senior infant and first class pupils in schools around the region have started their 3 week coaching (More Here)

Inter Regional Football in Pairch Ui Chaoimh

Inter Regional Football in Pairch Ui ChaoimhA great weekend of Inter regional U16 and U15 Football games took place in the new all weather pitch in Pairc Ui Chaoimh this weekend. U16 Inter Regional Football First off we had our U16 teams playing from the 4 regions in (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’Callaghan,
Games Manager




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

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