Coaching & Games: 3rd August 2015

To keep in touch with everything on a week-to-week basis you can keep an eye on the Coaching & Games section of the Longford Leader where fixtures and notes will be updated weekly.

20/20 Communication

As per contact from Damien all correspondence with clubs will now be conducted via email and through the club secretaries’ address ONLY. There are two addresses per club, one for the adult club ( and one for the underage section ( It is all clubs responsibility to ensure someone is monitoring these accounts and passing the information to the relevant people.

Elite Player Development

Commiserations to our County Minors who exited the championship last weekend and when the dust settles there will be a review of the panel members in their last year at minor level with some of these players being invited to join the EPD group. Sessions continue weekly.

U12 Competitions

The U12 Longford Competitions upcoming fixtures are as follows:

Thursday, 6th July 2015 All Games at 7.30pm

Under 12 Football League Division 2 Rd. 3

Leo Casey Park: Ballymahon Forgney Gaels V Southern Gaels 7.30pm

Thursday, 13th August 2015

Under 12 Football League Division 1 Rd. 3

Higginstown: Granard Balymore V St. Patrick’s Óg

Flood Park: Carrick Sarsfields V Longford Slashers

Allen Park: Clonguish Óg V Killoe Óg

Under 12 Football League Division 2 Rd. 3

McGee Park: St. Colmcille’s V St. Francis

Clonbonny: Shannon Gaels V Wolfe Tones Óg

Under 12 Football League Division 3 Rd. 3

Dunbeggan: Grattan Gaels V St. Dominic’s / Moydow Harpers Óg

The Laurels: Northern Gaels V St Vincent’s

Emmet Park: Killoe Óg 2 V Clonbroney

Go Games Fixtures

We have now entered the last month of our Summer Go Games fixtures before the autumn schedule kicks in for both U8’s and U10’s.

All blitzes to start at 7pm unless stated differently

5/8/15 Respect Exhibition Go Games U8 Blitz 8 – 7pm

Mullinalaghta: Northern Gaels, St. Vincents, Granard, Ballymore Shamrocks

Lanesboro: Shannon Gaels, Killoe Óg, Longford Slashers

Killashee: Southern Gaels, Carrick Sarsfields, Clonguish Óg, Grattan Gaels

Colmcille: St. Colmcilles, St. Francis, Clonbroney

Kenagh: St. Dominics/Moydow Harpers Óg, St. Patricks Óg, Wolfe Tones Óg, Ballymahon Forgney Gaels

12/8/15 Respect Exhibition Go Games U10 Blitz 10 – 7pm

Clonguish: Clonguish Óg, St. Patricks Óg, Wolfe Tones Óg, Carrick Sarsfields

Granard: Granard, St. Francis, Clonbroney

Grattans: Grattan Gaels, St. Dominics/Moydow Harpers Óg, St. Vincents, Ballymahon Forgney Gaels

Killoe: Killoe Óg, St. Colmcilles, Northern Gaels

Longford Slashers: Longford Slashers, Shannon Gaels, Southern Gaels, Ballymore Shamrocks

Club Development

Our three club development facilitators have been busy getting around to all our Underage Sections conducting a review or where the club is currently at as regards club development needs and this process will continue in the weeks and months ahead as clubs identify there most pressing developmental need and Longford C&G will deliver a workshop to address these needs throughout the summer.

Kelloggs Cul Camps

Last week seen the conclusion of our Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camp program for this year with in excess of 1200 kids in attendance. This week see’s our invited Super Camps take place in Glennon Brothers Pearse Park from Tuesday to Friday. We would like to thank all kids, parents, and clubs for making the Kellogg’s Cúl Camps the camp of choice in Longford this summer.

Tommy Mc Loughlin 086 191 4626, Paddy O Connor 086 190 4060, Damien

Sheridan 087 912 6556 or follow us on Twitter @OfficialLDGAA &