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Juvenile Training Times 2018

Academy (Ages 4 - 6): (Born in 2012, 2013 & 2014* Once they turn 4)

The Blessington GAA Football Academy will recommence on Saturday 24thMarch at 10.00am to 11.15am and will run every Saturday morning in the GAA Grounds.   The Academy caters for boys and girls aged 4 - 6 years.  The priority of the Academy is to have fun and to introduce the children to the basic skills of Gaelic Football. 

U7: (U7 Born in 2011 & 2012)

We will have our first training session on Monday 19th at 10:00am.  Thereafter training will be on Saturday mornings, with effect from 31st March at 10.00am – 11.15am.  This year the Boys will be playing in Wicklow Go Games and in the North Kildare League with our first match on 24th March at 14:30.  Players are asked to wear moulded boots as we will use the training wall during each training session.

U9 Boys:  (U9 – Born in 2009 & 2010)

Training is on Saturday mornings, and will resume on 24th March at 10.00am – 11.30am.  This year the Boys will be playing in Wicklow Go Games and in the North Kildare League. U9’s are also training on Monday evenings at 6.30pm to 7.30pm which will resume on Monday 19th March.

U8 & U10 Girls: (U8 – Born in 2010 & 2011 / U10 – Born in 2008 & 2009)

Training will be on Tuesday evenings, commencing 20th March at 6.00pm – 7.00pm.  Both our girl’s teams will be playing in LGFA organised Blitzes in Wicklow.

U11 Boys: (Born in 2007 & 2008)

Training will be on Monday & Wednesday evenings 6.30pm – 7.45pm and will recommence on Monday 19th March.

U12 (U12 - Born in 2006 & 2007 / U14 – Born in 2004 & 2005)

Training will be on Saturday morning’s and Thursday evenings commencing Saturday 24th February at 10.00am.  It will revert to Tuesday and Thursday evenings in April at 6.30pm – 8.00pm.

U14 Girls: (U14 – Born in 2004 & 2005)

Training has already re-commenced for this team and will be on Tuesday & Thursday evenings at 6.30pm – 8.00pm from Tuesday 13thth March 2018.

U13 Boys: (Born in 2005 & 2006)

Training has already re-commenced for both teams and will be on Thursday’s at 6.30pm – 8.00pm & Sunday afternoons at 4.00pm – 5.30pm.


U7, U8 & U9 hurling continues in the Community College on Wednesday evenings at 5.45pm - 7.00pm and from the end of March move to Thursday Evening on the club pitches at 6.00pm – 7.15pm.

 U10 NKL training resumes at hurling wall on Thursday 16th March at 6.30pm – to move to pitches when evenings are brighter.

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16 Mar 2018, 11:08