Under-8 Contacts for 2023
Under-8 Team Management:
For all enquiries related to the Girls Under-8 group in 2023, please contact Thomas at 086 838 5577.
Under-8 girls includes those born in 2015 and 2016.
Under-8 Blitz, Garrycastle, September 18th
The Garrycastle Under-8s hosted their last blitz of 2021 in Garrycastle on Saturday morning. It has been wonderful to see how much this group of girls have progressed this year. Well done girls! Thanks to all the coaches who helped organise a very successful blitz.
Under-8 Blitz Saturday July 3rd, 2021
Our under 8’s took part in the first blitz of the season played in Caulry on Saturday morning. Garrycastle had 3 teams participating in the event with many of the girls playing for the first time. A great display of skills was on show and enjoyed by all. Well done to the girls and the managers and their backroom support.
Under-8 Girls The under-8 girls enjoyed approximately 15 training sessions, 2 very competitive games vs Castledaly in July and September, and participated in our very popular street league competition until a resurgence in Covid-19 cases in the country meant a cessation of all contact sport activities.
Mentors: Ciáran O’Neill, Michael Nugent & Rhoda Costello. Additional assistance provided by Hazel Donegan, Jessica Frawley, Kayleigh Clyne and Emma Kearney.
2020 Street Leagues, Sunday September 27th 2020
On Sunday morning the Garrycastle U7 and U9 Boys once again joined forces with the U8 and U10 girls to contest Rounds 5 and 6 of the Garrycastle Street Leagues.
With plenty of skills and determination on show; the team spirit, sportsmanship and team work was outstanding in all teams. With the full time whistles barely blown, focus immediately switched to the penultimate weekend of games as the players compared scorelines and talked tactics for the matches ahead.
2020 Street Leagues, Sunday September 13th 2020
Sunday morning saw the start of the annual Garrycastle Street League tournament at the Club grounds. For the 2020 competition, mixed teams from Under 10 and Under 8 Girls along with the Under 9 and Under 7 Boys squads took to the field to do battle.
On a hugely enjoyable morning's football, 63 players took part in the opening round of fiercely competitive fixtures in a wonderful showcase of skill, teamwork, fun and friendship.
The organising committee would like to express most sincere thanks to the local schools, Cornamaddy NS, Clonbonny NS, St Ciaran's NS Baylin, Coosan NS, Scoil na gCeithre Máistrí and Ballinahown NS for their fantastic show of community support to provide jerseys for the teams.
Street League Finals Day : September 29th
Picture from the Street leagues final day held in Garrycastle on Sunday September 29th. The street league had 6 mixed teams, made up of boys from under-7 to under-9, and girls from under-7 to under-10.
Street League Fun!
Garrycastle Under-8 Girls street league group 2019.