ONCE AGAIN WE HAVE COMPLETED A VERY SUCCESSFUL SUMMER CAMP. A LARGE NUMBER TOOK PART WITH OVER 70 CHILDREN PARTICIPATING IN THIS CAMP FROM THE AGES OF 5 TO 13.
ON THE SECOND DAY OF THE CAMP WE WHERE VERY LUCKY TO HAVE THE CAPTAIN OF THE CORK SENIOR HURLING TEAM PA CRONIN AND FORMER CORK FOOTBALLER KEVIN KEHELY VISIT THEY HAD TRAINING SESSIONS, PHOTOS AND AUTOGRAPH TIME WITH THE LADS.
OF COURSE THE CAMP WOULD NOT BE A SUCCESS BUT FOR ALL THE QUALIFIED COACHES FROM OUR CLUB WHO TOOK THE TIME TO BE THERE TO IMPART THEIR KNOWLEDGE TO THE YOUNGER MEMBERS OF OUR CLUB. FOR THIS WE ARE VERY GRATEFUL.
AND TO THE BACK GROUND TEAM. IN PARTICULAR TO SERINA AND KATIE WHO SPENT THE FOUR MORNINGS KEEPING THE COACHES FED AND LOOKING AFTER ANY MISHAPS DURING TRAINING. EXCELLENT WORK LADIES.
THANKS ALSO TO JOHN MIDDLETON JUNIOR WHO WAS THE MAIN CO ORDINATOR OF THE CAMP ON EACH DAY. HE KEPT THE TRAINING SESSIONS RUNNING SMOOTHLY, AND ALL OTHER ASPECTS OF THE DAY TO DAY RUNNING OF THE CAMP. WELL DONE JOHN.
EXCELLENT PHOTOS WERE ALSO TAKEN BY RAY RYAN AND HOWARD CROWDY AND THESE CAN BE SEEN ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE AND ALSO ON THIS WEBSITE. THANKS HOWARD AND RAY.
The new Chill Insurance Cork jersey is now available for purchase at Páirc Uí Rinn at special discounted prices as follows:
Jerseys on sale from 9.30am to 12.30pm and from 2pm to 4pm Monday to Friday.
REPORT ON JUVENILE MATCHES ON JUVENILE SECTION OF WEBSITE SEE DOWN THE SIDE OF THIS PAGE FOR TO FIND SECTION.
A TRIP TO SEE CORK V MAYO IN THE NATION FOOTBALL LEAGUE WILL TAKE PLACE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON 7TH APRIL FOR THE 9 TO 6 YEAR OLDS. THE COST OF THIS TRIP IS €7.00 WHICH INCLUDES ENTRANCE TO GAME, MATCH PROGRAMME, BUS AND GOODIE BAG. PLEASE GIVE YOUR NAME TO JOHN MIDDLETON JR BY WEDNESDAY 3RD APRIL AS NUMBERS ARE LIMITED.
JUNIOR MATCH REPORTS
REPORTS OF JUNIOR MATCHES ARE ON THE DROP DOWN BOX UNDER MATCH REPORTS
Our Annual Dinner Dance took place last evening 8th February in the Royal Cork Yacht Club. A large number of over 100 people attend this event which was a very enjoyable occasion. Amongst the large number of people in attendance were the Chairman of the South East Board John Middleton Snr, our President J J Kelly and the Chairperson of the Camogie Club Colette O Connor. This annual event has become one of the highlights of the clubs calendar and at this dinner the following awards are presented. Hurler and Footballer of the Year and the Hall of Fame Award. Last evening we also presented certificates to people who had successfully completed Foundation Level and Level One coaching courses. The recipients of these certificates were
James McSweeney and Redvers McGrath both received Level One Certs
Pat Murphy, James McCarthy, Adam Purcell, Damian McMullan, Denis Middleton, John Middleton Jnr, Sean Pierce received Fountation Level Certs
Bernard Lynch, Mick Noonan, also completed this course but were unable to attend the Dinner Dance.
Hurler of the Year was presented to Gearoid Harrington
Footballer of the Year was presented to Jamie Fitzgerald
John Fitzgerald was the recipient of the Hall of Fame award. John has had a lifelong association with Crosshaven GAA Club, beginning his career at Juvenile Level were he played in all grades. At Under 16 he won a Hurling League Medal when Crosshaven were merged with Carrigaline in 1965, he was a member of the 1969 hurling team that won a South East Junior 'A' Championship, he won several other hurling and football titles down through and was awarded Hurler of the Year in 1976.
At committee level he has held a number of positions, including Assistant Secretary, Hurling and Football Secretary, Registrar, Chairman of the Juveniles, Vice Chairman and was Chairman of the Club from 1979 to 1982. He has been involved in many other aspects of the club for many years and is truly a worthy recipient.
Congratulations to John, Jamie and Geariod on their awards and all our new coaches on achievements.
We would like to thank John and Fiona Middleton on organising the night, to all the those who donated spot prizes and to Peter Lee of Blarney Crystal.
FEBRUARY 23RD A TRIP TO PAIRC UI RINN IS BEING ORGANISED FOR UNDER 13 TO 10 YEAR OLDS TO SEE CORK V TIPPERARY IN THE NATIONAL HURLING LEAGUE. ANYONE INTERESTED IN GOING PLEASE CONTACT COACHES OR RONAN COGAN JUVENILE CHAIRMAN
A REGISTRATION EVENING AND MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY 5TH MARCH IN CAMDEN FOR PLAYERS AND PARENTS ALL UNDER 13;S TO ATTEND.
DATES FOR YOUR CALENDAR
OUR SUMMER CAMP WILL TAKE PLACE THIS YEAR FROM 3RD JULY TO THE 6TH JULY FURTHER INFORMATION WILL FOLLOW AS TIME GETS CLOSER.
JUVENILE AGM TOOK PLACE ON WEDNESDAY 6TH FEBRUARY IN CAMDEN. THERE WAS A LARGE NUMBER ATTENDED THIS MEETING AND IT WAS A VERY WORTHWHILE NIGHT.
THE FOLLOWING OFFICERS WERE ELECTED FOR THE COMING YEAR.
CHAIRMAN RONAN COGAN
SECRETARY JOHN PATRICK RONAYNE
PRO CATHERINE MCMULLAN
CHILD WELFARE OFFICER KATIE KELLY NOONAN
SCHOOL LIAISON OFFICER CATHERINE MCMULLAN
WE WISH ALL THE ABOVE AND ALL THE SELECTORS WHO WERE APPOINTED TO THE DIFFERENT GRADES EVERY SUCCESS FOR 2013
The January Cork County Board Draw took place last Thursday evening in Johnnys Return in Crosshaven. We would like to congratulate Teddy Lynch and Eileen Aherne who both won prizes at this draw. Congratulations also to all the other winners.
Training this Sunday morning 10th February in Camden 11 am to 12 noon Dont forget your helmet, Hurley and Mouth Guard
Registration will take at this training for anyone who missed last Sunday morning.
Once again don't forget your Hurley, Helmet and Mouth Guard.
MEMBERSHIP/REGISTRATION ALSO INCLUDES YOUR INSURANCE FOR THE YEAR
FROM THE FIRST OF JANUARY 2013 MOUTH GUARDS HAVE BEEN MADE COMPULSORY FOR ALL JUVENILES FROM MINOR(UNDER 18) DOWN FOR BOTH TRAINING AND MATCHES IN FOOTBALL. THESE CAN BE PURCHASED FROM YOUR LOCAL LYNCHS CENTRA OR FROM ANY CENTRA, SUPERVALU OR SPORTS SHOP. YOU CAN VIEW THE DETAILS OF THIS NEW RULING IN THE WEBSITE WWW.GAA.IE UNDER MEDICAL AND PLAYER WELFARE.
Our Annual General Meeting took place in the clubhouse in Camden on Tuesday 11th December. A large number attended the meeting, a lot of topics were discussed and all in all a very successful meeting.
The following Officers were elected for 2013
President J J Kelly, Chairman Martin McMullan, Vice Chairman David Walsh, Secretary John Middleton Jnr, Treasurer Ronan Cogan, PRO Catherine McMullan Assistant PRO Gary O Neill.
Reports were given by outing going Secretary John Middleton Jnr and outing going Treasurer Ronan Cogan.
Martin McMullan and J J Kelly both spoke. In his speech Martin thanked his fellow officers for all their help and assistance during the year he also thanked everyone who was involved at both Junior and Juvenile level and hoped that they would continue to help and support the incoming committee for 2013. He congratulated the committee of the Juveniles who this year set up a nursery program which proved to be very successful. He also wished the camogie club every success for the coming year.
Martin congratulated John Middleton Snr on being re elected Chairman of the South East board for 2013.
He wished everyone all the best for the coming year and a happy Christmas
On Sunday 18th November we held our presentation day for our Juveniles in the Community Centre.
We presented Certificates to our Under 6's, 8's,10's and 12's.
A large crowd attended this well organised and very enjoyable afternoon. Martin Coleman was there on hand to present the players with their certs and to offer some very good and encouraging words of wisdom to the teams. While there are alot of parents involved in teams at all age groups, Martin also asked more parents to get involved in the club as there is a lot of work and dedication required to run any club.
The South East Board Chairman John Middleton Snr also said a few words along with our Club President J J Kelly.
The Club would like to thank all those who helped to make this day should a success from notifying the players to decorating the hall to making of sandwiches and cakes , also thanks to Howard Crowdy and Ray Ryan for being on hand to take photos some of which you can view on this website.
Our Annual Summer Camp takes place next week from Wednesday 4th to Saturday 7th July. As in previous years a large number of juveniles are taking part in this annual event.
We will have members of the Cork Hurling and Football teams attending during the 4 days to give their advise to the young lads and sign autographs.
A BBQ will be held on the final day to end what will hopefully be a very enjoyable few days. All parents and members of the club past and present are invited to attend the festivities.
All we need now is the weather!!!!!!!!
John Middleton is the new elected Chairman of the South East Board a great honour for John as he is the first Crosshaven person to be elected Chairman of the Board it is also a great honour for the Club we wish him well in his new position in the ever changing divisional structures within the GAA..Johnny was Chairman of our club for 16 years from 1988 to 2004 within his stewardship we saw the purchase and development of our pitch in Camden and the Building of our club house and dressing rooms. He was also our first receipent of our Hall of fame Award in 2005 and a football Selector with the 1998 team that brought the South East to Crosshaven for the First time since 1966. He has been Vice Chairman of the Board for the past number of years and Chairman of the GPC and County Board Delegate. Johnny has been a true and great GAA man all his life and it is a accolade well deserved. Congraulations Johnny from all in the Club on a well deserved honour.