Western Board News
January ,26 2023
See below Coach Education Workshop taking place in coming weeks. Please share with all your club coaches. Speed v Conditioning Practical workshop..
January ,17 2023
Please see below details for 8 Safeguarding 1 Workshops to be run by end February. Please circulate to your club members who need to complete Safeguar..
January ,12 2023
Congratulations to Jamie Dundon (Pictured) of Ard Scoil na Mara and Emma Roche of Blackwater CS who were selected as the winners of the Waterford Post..
January ,10 2023
Design a Waterford GAA Training Jersey Competition for 2023 Déise Óg are delighted to be back with our competition for Primar..
December ,06 2022
Great to see some new faces at our 2nd Social Hurling session last night! So far we've had over 20 men aged 35 and over (some a good bit over!!) t..
November ,18 2022
In collaboration with Waterford Sports Partnership we are starting Social Hurling in the coming week. This programme will commence on Mon 28st Nov at ..
November ,10 2022
As part of our U12 Programme we will have 3 U12 Super Games Blitzes in SETU Arena Carriganore open to all boys born in 2010 to attend. Teams will be p..
October ,21 2022
Déise Óg are delighted to be hosting a Club Forum on Wed 26th October in Lawlor's Hotel, Dungarvan starting at 7.30pm. The theme of ..
October ,20 2022
Déise Óg are looking for selectors for our various Talent Academies for 2023. If you are interested in helping develop future Waterford ..
October ,01 2022
Our U12 Hurling Finals take place in SETU Arena on Sat 1st Oct. We have 10 finals across 5 Divisions with Cup & Shield Finals in all Divisions.&nb..
September ,29 2022
Waterford GAA Post Post Primary in conjunction with Déise Óg are running a competition for all Post Primary schools throughout the cours..
August ,24 2022
After a 3 year covid enforced break the Tony Forristal & Sonny Walsh Tournaments make a welcome return to Waterford this Saturday 27th Aug. A bump..
August ,21 2022
For the group games of the JJ Kavanagh & Sons Waterford Senior Hurling Championship we will have digital colour programmes for all games,This is s..
July ,20 2022
After a Covid-19 enforced break in 2020 & 2021 it was great to have the return of the Jim Power Tournament for U14 Football Development Squads ret..
July ,05 2022
This coming weekend Fri 8th & Sat 9th July our Déise Óg Hurling Development Squads will be playing some challenge games against Kilk..
June ,24 2022
Déise Óg are delighted to be running a Go Games Referee Course for those interested in taking up the whistle. We will have 2 courses nex..
June ,13 2022
June ,09 2022
We were delighted to launch the winning jersey from our recent Design a Jersey competition. Guest of honour for the launch which took place in St Jose..
May ,25 2022
As part of our Coach Education Programme we will have 2 Speed & Agility workshops in June. Delivered by our Déise Óg Development Squ..
May ,03 2022
Stephen Moynihan from St Joseph's, Dungarvan was chosen as the winner of the Waterford GAA Design a Training Jersey competition we ran recently. S..
April ,27 2022
As we prepare to start our U13 Football Coaching please see below link for any coaches who may be interested in being part of the coaching group for U..
April ,25 2022
We had a great day at the GAA for All Day last Wednesday in Ballygunner Arena. In partnership with Waterford Sports Partnership we had over 30 childre..
March ,22 2022
As part of the coaching being run by our Déise Óg GDA's each week in the GDA Divisions we will have games for boys born in 2009 over..
March ,09 2022
Deise Óg Development, Waterford GAA and Munster GAA are delighted to be hosting the South East Coaching Workshop in the WIT Arena, Carriganore ..
February ,23 2022
As part of the Waterford GAA overall strategic plan (Waterford Rising) one area in particular hascaught the attention of clubs right throughout the co..
February ,14 2022
Applications are invited for positions as Coaches for the Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps 2022. Camps will be running in Waterford from 4th July-..
February ,11 2022
Déise Óg Coach Education workgroup recently conducted a survey of coaches across the county to help us to provide a Coach Education prog..
December ,22 2021
"THESE YOUNG FELLAS WOULD GO ANYWHERE TO PLAY MATCHES"DAVID ROBINSON, Waterford GAA Urban GDA (In conversation with Gavin Whelan)As 202..
December ,21 2021
"It's about getting children out onto the playing fields and promoting our games"INTERVIEW with JOHN QUINN, Waterford GAA Mid-County GDA..
November ,19 2021
"It's very hands-on, it will develop you as a coach" WATERFORD GAA STRENGTH & CONDITIONING INTERNSHIP 2021 / 2022By: Gavin Whel..
October ,15 2021
Waterford GAA is currently inviting new applications for the position for the voluntary Strength & Conditioning Intern to begin in October 2021 mo..
October ,08 2021
The GAA Coach Education season is upon us in Waterford once more with an extensive programme currently being put together by the Coach Education Commi..
September ,24 2021
We are currently looking for people who are interested in getting involved in our U13 Football Academy for 2021. We will be having a number of se..
September ,20 2021
The Waterford GAA Déise Óg U12 Pilot Regional Coaching Program aims to provide regional and local developmental opportunities for boys b..
September ,15 2021
DÉISE ÓG Featured Piece: UNDER-16 FOOTBALLERSBy: Gavin Whelan After a busy summer of action, similar to the U-16 hurlers, the U-16 ..
September ,13 2021
"There's some great structures being put in"DÉISE ÓG FEATURED SQUAD THIS WEEK; Under-16 Hurlers Gavin WhelanGetting b..
September ,03 2021
"Spirits are high and everyone is loving it"Brilliant week as Waterford GAA hosts 1st ever ASD Camp By: Gavin Whelan Walsh Park wa..
September ,02 2021
Watch the action from Round 2 of the @JJKavanaghBuses @WaterfordGAA Senior Hurling Championship this weekend.Please follow the links b..
July ,30 2021
DÉISE ÓG DEVELOPMENT SQUADS BACK IN ACTION AGAIN THIS WEEKENDFeatured Squads this week; UNDER-15 FOOTBALLER'S Gavin Whelan ..
July ,22 2021
Featured Squads this week; UNDER-15 HURLERSGavin WhelanThe sun is shining, the ball is hopping off the ground and it's great to be back in action!..
July ,20 2021
Following on from enquiries from parents in last 24 hours & having discussed with Clubs & Head Coaches we have decided to run Cúl camps..
July ,02 2021
"Summer sunshine and it's great to have GAA back". A quote I heard from a parent at an underage GAA game over the last number of weeks a..
July ,01 2021
U13 Talent Academy Programme on the look out for Volunteers Waterford GAA are delighted to announce the launch of their 2021 U13 Talent Academy. ..
June ,26 2021
Last week there was great excitement for one young Waterford supporter who won the recent Déise Óg/Azzurri Design a Training Jersey comp..
June ,25 2021
As we get ready to start the Kellogg's GAA Cúl Camps on Monday next 28th June in Clonea, Stradbally & Gaultier below is some informatio..
Featured Squads this week; UNDER-14 HURLERS Gavin WhelanIt's a bumper weekend of action, and whilst most of the attention will be on the Waterford..
June ,16 2021
With just a few weeks to go the start of the 2121 Kellogg's GAA Cúl Camps we were delighted to once again have the use of an equipment van ..
May ,24 2021
Déise Óg Spring Coaching Webinar Series - John Walsh - 'Matchday Warmups for Football and Hurling'Our final Webinar in the Sprin..
May ,07 2021
Another busy month from our Déise Óg Games Development team in April. While the highlight was definitely getting back onto pitches after..
May ,06 2021
The month of May is going to be a busy one in Primary Schools across Munster with many schools participating in “Let’s Play GAA in May&rdq..
April ,29 2021
Comhghairdeaches le Caoimhe Ní Bhroin, S.N. Bhaile Mhic Airt, An Sean Phobal buaiteoir Déise Óg, WaterfordGAA Design a Trai..
April ,28 2021
The GAA, in partnership with Kellogg, has today launched the 2021 Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps, offering children a healthy, fun and safe summ..
April ,24 2021
In advance of GAA activity for Juvenile Players commencing next week please see below some information which will be of use to club coaches, officers,..
April ,23 2021
What a fantastic presentation we had during the week with Barry Mullane on "Making Every Game Matter". Barry who runs Active Sports Coaching..
April ,01 2021
What a great webinar we had with Owen Mooney last Monday 29th March.Owen gave a hugely informative presentation on Play & Stay with Waterford GAA...
March ,31 2021
DÉISE ÓG SPRING COACHING WEBINAR SERIES No.6 – Barry Mullane (Deely Sport Science and Active Sports Coaching) Wednesday April..
March ,24 2021
The online form to apply for Coaches positions is open until next Sunday 28th March at https://forms.office.com/r/S88fjHQS9u. Please share again ..
March ,19 2021
We're excited to announce that Owen Mooney of Dublin GAA and ICOACHKIDS will be our next presenter.In this webinar Owen will talk about how we as ..
March ,11 2021
Déise Óg are inviting all clubs in Waterford to express their interest in being part of the Well!Kids Pilot scheme. Well!Kids is an exci..
March ,05 2021
Thanks to all who entered the Club Crest Competition we had a great number of entries from children of all ages from clubs/schools across the county. ..
March ,03 2021
Please see below link to the Webinar held with Peter Nash last Monday on Developing Youth Players through the Teenage Years. It was another excellent ..
February ,24 2021
The Déise Óg GDA’s are really excited about the new nursery programme being developed called “Well Kids” as part of th..
Free Training! - Sports Inclusion and Disability Awareness Online Workshop Waterford Sports Partnership in partnership with Déise Ó..
February ,23 2021
Déise Óg Schools Resources #5See below and attached some resources for the start of this week.Find the Hurlers Wordsearch http://bit.ly/..
February ,22 2021
Please see below link for application forms for Cúl Camp Coaches 2021. While we appreciate that we have no certainty at moment on exact dates f..
February ,20 2021
A revised Guidance for Online Coaching of Children has been agreed following consultation with statutory authorities, parents, coaches and the Gaelic ..
Please see below links to some movement and skills videos than can be done by children before or after homework is done or as a way to break up the wo..
February ,19 2021
Waterford GAA today launched a 10 year strategic plan called ‘Waterford Rising’. Sean Michael O’Regan, Chair of Waterford GAA said &..
February ,18 2021
DÉISE ÓG SPRING COACHING WEBINAR SERIES 2021'The Youth Coach - Developing the Player through the Teenage Years'Our third Spring ..
The GAA will finalise plans this year for the development of a digital sliotar for use in official games.A electronic chip will be added to the sliota..
February ,17 2021
Please below Déise Óg 30 Days of GAA Challenge for Junior & Senior Cycle plus our Senior Hurling & Football players Skills Chall..
February ,16 2021
GAA Ard Stiúrthóir, Tom Ryan, admits it’s a huge source of regret that not all club championship campaigns were concluded in 2020...
February ,15 2021
Below are 2nd batch of resources for Primary School Children. As mentioned previously we will be sending out resources twice a week for the next few w..
GAA Ard Stiúrthóir, Tom Ryan, believes lessons have been learned from 2020 on how the excessive spending on preparing inter-county teams..
February ,14 2021
Listen to part two of the recent "On the Ball" recording where Gavin Whelan (WLR FM) chatted with Waterford GAA, Games Development Manager E..
February ,13 2021
A chara, The GAA's Covid Advisory Group met this evening to consider the outcome of a meeting between the three Gaelic Games governing bodies (GAA..
February ,12 2021
Munster GAA have recently launched their Munster Club Development Programme to assist clubs all areas of on and off field development and Waterford GA..
February ,09 2021
Many thanks to all who joined us last night for our first in the Déise Óg Webinar Series there was a great response from many of you.Bel..
February ,08 2021
In light of the current challenging times and the fact that schools are closed Déise Óg is putting together some resources for the month..
February ,04 2021
This month’s edition includes the following:The GAA is committed to ensuring that any delay on the inter-county season will not have a negative ..
February ,03 2021
Listen to the recent "On the Ball" recording where Gavin Whelan (WLR FM) chatted with Waterford GAA, Games Development Manager Eoin Breathna..
Waterford GAA is currently inviting applications for the voluntary post of Strength & Conditioning Intern to begin immediately (remotely) moving o..
February ,01 2021
Despite the lockdown January was a busy month for all in Déise Óg with lots of activity taking place (socially distant of course!) Our o..
The first of a busy month of Webinars brought to you by our games development team will be Colm Crowley. Colm will demonstrate best practice when coac..
January ,29 2021
As the commencement of activities may still be some way off, we have decided that this is a good opportunity to address some topics that can be of ben..
January ,26 2021
Due to the Covid-19 restrictions AGMs cannot go ahead as normal. For this reason, the GAA has created this guidance document to assist GAA Clubs ..
January ,22 2021
"2021 will be the same but different for coaches in Waterford"An exciting but very different year awaits new and existing GAA coaches at all..
January ,16 2021
U12'S IT'S YOUR TIME!First off Grab your hurley, your helmet and a ball!Our final videos in our 'READY PLAYER ONE!' Skills Challenge S..
January ,11 2021
DÉISE ÓG U10 HURLING SKILLS CHALLENGE - PLAYERS ARE YOU READY?There are 5 skills challenges here, give all of them a go and be sure to s..
January ,09 2021
In advance of the 2021 GAA season, players are reminded about the need to check that their equipment is in good condition and meets the required safet..
January ,08 2021
As all know we cannot have face to face meetings or courses at moment and we don't have a date yet for these events to start. This means that we h..
December ,22 2020
The December edition of the GAA Club Newsletter is now available. This month’s edition includes the following: Clubs encouraged to register for ..
The GAA will adopt a split season model in 2021. By Cian O’Connell (https://www.gaa.ie/news/feargal-mcgill-we-have-created-a-very-good-window-fo..
1.Providing a meaningful closed season/down time: -No return to collective Senior inter county training before January 15th-Senior inter county challe..
December ,10 2020
The Waterford Minor Football Munster Quarter Final v Limerick this Saturday will be live streamed on the link below:https://page.inplayer.com/streamsp..
December ,09 2020
Waterford will play Tipperary in the Electric Ireland Munster Minor Hurling Championship Semi-Final on Saturday December 12th at 3pm in Páirc U..
Waterford GAA Pop Up Shop Times for Today Wednesday Walsh Park (Inside Player’s Entrance) 3-5pm Fraher Field Dungarvan 5:30pm-7:30pm&n..
Liam Cahill & Conor Prunty asks all supporters to stay safe this Sunday when supporting the team in this year's All Ireland Final.Please be mi..
The Toughest SeasonIn partnership with Sportsfile, the GAA and the Camogie Association, AIB have created a book documenting all the weird and wonderfu..
A Chairde The next few weeks will generate great excitement across the island and in seven counties in particular as we look forward to All-Ireland hu..
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