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Sunday 17 December 2017

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p Tough luck on our seniors who lost to Kilkenny in the first of the group games of this year's Senior All-Ireland championship in O'Toole Park. They have the chance to bounce back immediately when they meet Offaly in the second group game on Saturday in O'Toole Park.

p Best of luck to the juniors and management who travel to Tyrone for their first game in this year's Junior All-Ireland championship on Saturday. Team will be announced tomorrow evening.

p The Summer Cup started last Tues and will continue on Tues and Thurs throughout June and July.

p Meeting in Parnell Park tomorrow for all Féile team mentors with National Féile Committee at 7.30pm (three mentors per team).

p Best of luck to clubs and County Board who are busily getting ready for National Féile which starts in just over a week's time in the capital. Any queries to Pat Martin at Patrick@drquirkeys.ie

p Over 100 girls from the U13/14/15 Development Squads took part in the Camogie Super Camp which was held in Clanna Gael last Sunday.

p Well done to Claire Ryder (Tipp senior and chief organiser), Louise O'Hara (Dublin All Star), Aoife Murray (Cork Senior goalkeeper) and Una Lacey (Wexford All Star) who coached the girls throughout the day.

p U12 School of Excellence got off to a good start on Sunday morning with 90 players in attendance. Thanks to all clubs for forwarding their nominations in advance -- it helped greatly in the smooth running of the session. From now on sessions will be on Saturdays at noon in the Phoenix Park, with the exception of Féile Saturday. Clubs who did not send players to the first session can nominate - murphjohnd@eircom.net

p Booking for Advanced Camps for 13-16 year-old who are not part of development squads is open by sending player details to Acting Regional Development Officer Carol Nolan at carol@camogie.ie. Camps take place in Erin's Isle and Faughs/Celtic from Tues July 17 to Thurs July 19 (€30 for three days). Many senior inter-county players have committed to coaching at camps.

p U15s visit Croke Park on Thursday and play Wexford in St Oliver Plunkett's/ER that afternoon. U16A away to Wexford on Sunday, U16B home to Offaly (times, venues tbc).

p Dublin Camogie Fundraising Draw for the Development of Dublin Camogie was launched at the Camogie Super Camp by Dublin's All Star Louise O'Hara and Pat Martin, vice-chairman of Co Board and chief organiser of the draw. Super prizes to be won -- the first prize is €5,000, second prize €2,000, third prize €1,000, there are 20 prizes in all. We would encourage players, mentors, and supporters to give the County Board's only funding raising draw of the year their full support.

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