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Details of GO GAMES Blitzes for U8's and U10's can be downloaded below

U8 and U10 Blitz Calendar 2015 Booklet.docx U8 and U10 Blitz Calendar 2015 Booklet.docx
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Juvenile Fixtures (U12, U14, U16)for 2015 can be downloaded below

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Coaching Course for Coaches, Mentors, Teachers and Parents working with Children

Jim Kilty and Damien Young are holding a new style course in Ballymacarbry on Saturday 28th February from 10.00 a.m. to 4.15 p.m.

Coaching Skills, Movement and Function to 6 to 12 Year Olds for Hurling/Camogie

(Football coaches will get quite a lot from this course also)

Cost is €50 per participant. Book now by emailing jim@saqireland.com or by phoning 0871627522

For further details on the course content, please clickhttp://www.saqireland.com/course-content/

Gaeltacht Scholarships 2015

Coiste Chontae Thiobraid Árann is offering a limited number of Gaeltacht Scholarships to 2nd level students in the county.

Seo thíos liosta de na rialacha;

  • These Scholarships are limited to those students currently in 2nd, 5th and Transition Years.
  • Applicants or their parents must have been registered members of their local GAA Club in 2014.
  • A letter from the senior club secretary (GAA, Camogie, Peil na mBan, Handball) confirming and outlining the applicant’s involvement in the club. Applicants without club references will not be considered.
  • Applicants will be called to interview where they must display an enthusiasm for the Irish language.

Closing date for applications is Sat Jan 31st 2015.

 Please note:

 Students who have already booked a place in a Gaeltacht College and the deposit paid cannot avail of this scheme

These scholarships are only available in 3 Colleges as follows:

1. Coláistí Chorca Dhuibhne, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh, Trá Lí, Co Chiarraí.

2. Coláiste Na Mumhan, Beal Athan Ghaorthaidh, Co. Chorcai

3. Coláiste na Rinne, Co. Phort Lairge

How to apply

1. Complete the attached application and return it to An Runaí, Coiste Chontae Thiobraid Árann, Lar Na Páirce, Durlas Éile Co. Tiobraid Árann before Sat Jan 31st 2015.

2. Please ensure the form is signed by your local GAA club secretary and your divisional board secretary as both units will be contributing towards the cost, if the scholarship is granted. 

3. A reference letter from the senior club secretary (GAA, Camogie, Peil na mBan, Handball) confirming and outlining the applicant’s involvement in the club. Applicants without club references will not be considered.

4.You (or your parents) club membership/registration number must be entered in the appropriate section on the application form.

Suitable candidates will be called for interview between Feb 9th and 13th Feb and all applicants will receive a response by the 20th Feb.

U16 training will return this Sunday 25th January @ 2pm at Ardfinnan GAA pitch. Hope to see old and new faces there.. Please bring runners with you.

A foundation coaching course is coming up on Tuesday 27th January and Tuesday 3rd February in Cahir from 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.

Cost: €20 per person

If you are interested, please text your name, contact number and email to 086 8336505 or email secretary.ardfinnan.tipperary@gaa.ie .

COACHING SEMINAR: Peter Hally will host a coaching seminar on Monday 2nd February, 2015 @ 7:00 p.m. in Ardfinnan Community Hall. The aim of this seminar is to demonstrate training techniques for training kids aged 5-10 years old. All local coaches from Football, Ladies Football, Hurling, Camoige and Schools are welcome to attend. This is also open to anyone in the parish with an interest in becoming a GAA Coach.

REMINDER: The first Club Executive Meeting of 2015 will take place Thursday 15th January, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at the Clubroom at the Green.


STSP have invited all members of our club to join them on Saturday 17th January 2015 to participate in a 5k family walk in conjunction with Operation Transformation. Two walks will take place in South Tipperary, in Clonmel & Cahir. Both walks will start from 10am. Registrations will take place between 9.15 am and 9.45am in the Park Hotel in the Poppyfields, Clonmel & Duneske Sports Centre, Cahir


Please find below, details of STSP's upcoming Courses as part of South Tipperary Sports Partnership’s 2015 Sports Development Programme. The Courses on offer are selected to Support Volunteers, Leaders, Coaches, Teachers, Parents and Participants involved in sport and recreation.  

The Courses available during February, March & April are: 

Child Welfare & Protection in Sport

Sports First Aid (REC2) Course

QPR Training for Suicide Prevention

Tuesday 10th February 2015 – LIT Clonmel
Tuesday 10th March 2015 - Spafield FRC, Cashel
Tuesday 21st April 2015 - LIT Clonmel

Friday 27th March & Saturday 28th March 2015 - LIT, Clonmel

Tuesday 24th March 2015 – LIT Clonmel

Application forms and further details for the above Courses can be downloaded below. 

Please note: Pre-booking is essential. Early enrolment is advisable as places are limited and will be on a first come first served basis. All courses are part subsidised by South Tipperary Sports Partnership. For further information please contact STSP office on 052-6187080.

CWP Application Form Spring 2015.doc CWP Application Form Spring 2015.doc
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First Aid (REC) Information.doc First Aid (REC) Information.doc
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QPR Application Form March 2015.doc QPR Application Form March 2015.doc
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Our Juvenile AGM was held Friday 9th January 2015 at 8:00 pm at the clubrooms.. Thank you to all who attended. The following juvenile officers were elected:

Juvenile Chairperson: William Nagle
Juvenile Secretary: Christopher Ryan

Please see the Management Teams page for those elected to date

Ardfinnan Ladies Football Club held their AGM on Saturday 13th December 2014 @ 7:00 p.m. at the Club Meeting Room. See their elected Committee for the year ahead. 

Our AGM was held Sunday 7th December 2014 at 4:00 p.m. in the clubhouse. Thank you to all who attended. See our newly elected Committee for the year ahead.

Please see the Management Teams page for those elected to date

The club launched its 5 year club plan at their Club AGM on Sunday 7th December 2014.