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Juvenile Games

Mini All-Ireland Festival @ Naomh Ólaf.

Information for Players, Parents & Mentors

The Juvenile Section of Naomh Ólaf GAA Club is responsible for the Academy and all teams from U8 through to U16 in all codes - Hurling, Camogie, Boys and Girls Football.

This is a vibrant section of the club where the enthusiasm and active participation of young players, parents, mentors and coaches is very evident and the involvement of parents in mentoring, coaching and administrative roles is sought and encouraged.

2022

Juvenile Games Chairperson

Neil Fogarty (086) 1017946;  neil.j.fogarty@gmail.com

Boys Academy

Chloe Ní Cheallaigh (085) 729 9942; naomholafsboysacademy@gmail.com

Girls Academy

Chloe Ní Cheallaigh (085) 729 9942; naomholafgirlsacademy@gmail.com

St. Patricks Day Parade
St. Patricks Day Parade, Stepaside.

Camogie

Naomh Olaf Camogie

Camogie has been going from strength to strength in recent years with success on the field being reflected in the participation of Naomh Ólaf players on Dublin county teams.

In 2017 Róisín MacLoughlin and Chloe Ní Cheallaigh were part of the Dublin premier Junior side which reached the All-Ireland final and Clara O'Sullivan was a member of the Dublin Minor team. Julie Grimes featured on the Dublin Under 16 squad in 2018, with Hannah O’Kelly featuring on that year’s Under 15s. In 2020, the Shanahan sisters – Grace (Under 16) and Christine (Minor) – proudly wore the blue shirt of Dublin.

Naomh Ólaf Camogie games are administered by the Dublin Camogie County Board (www.dublincamogie.ie) where fixtures and results for all teams are logged.  

General Naomh Ólaf Juvenile Camogie enquiries may be addressed to Mary Gibney at (087) 2405222 or mary.gibney@gmail.com.

Contact details for mentors of each age group below.


Hurling

Hurling is very popular among Naomh Ólaf players and in recent years teams are becoming stronger and competing successfully in higher divisions. This is a reflection of the hard work being put in by players and mentors. Players such as Declan O'Dwyer and more recently Eoin Foley have worn the Dublin jersey with pride. In 2020, three Naomh Ólaf players were selected for the Under 20 Dublin Hurlers – Dónal Leavy, Ciarán Foley and Finn Murphy – with their season being cut short due to the pandemic. No doubt we’ll see more of these players in the coming year.

CCC1 is responsible for teams from Under 8 to Under 12 and CCC2 for teams from Under 13 to Under 16 and details of these teams are to be found on dublingaa.ie.

Naomh Ólaf juvenile team contact details below.


Girls Football

Naomh Olaf Girls Football

Allied to the growth of camogie in Naomh Ólaf GAA Club, girls football also attracts considerable numbers of young participants. At senior level Naomh Ólaf was one of the top teams in Dublin in the early years of the sport and the success of the current adult team is inspiring more girls to take part. Progress in the Academy is being carried on in juvenile ranks with many players taking part in both camogie and football. The success of the Dublin Senior Ladies Football team in winning the All-Ireland title, along with the Naomh Ólaf Ladies’ Footballers’ success in recent years, is sure to encourage young Naomh Ólaf players as they develop their skills.

dublinladiesgaelic.ie is the official site of the Dublin Ladies Gaelic Football Association (DLGFA) where details of competitions etc. are to be found.

To contact the lead mentor of a particular age group please see below.


Boys Football

There is no doubting the strength of Gaelic Football in Dublin at present and the performances of the Boys in Blue have motivated many young players to follow in their footsteps. Naomh Ólaf GAA Club has seen the effect of the Dublin dream in many young players wanting to take part. In the club itself, the incredible performance of the club's Senior footballers in 2017, the participation of the club's Minor footballers in Minor Division 1 league and Minor A championship for the first time, and the success of the Adult Junior Men’s Footballers during 2020, are an inspiration.

Another Ólaf’s name to watch out for in coming years is Sean O’Driscoll who lined out for the Dublin Minor Football squad in 2020. With teams at all age groups (sometimes two or three teams) Naomh Ólaf Juvenile Football is in a good place.

Overall fixture and results news are available at dublingaa.ie (CCC1 for age 8 to 12 and CCC2 for age 13 to 16).

Mentor contact details below.


Juvenile Games Contact Details

Team

Birth Year

Lead Mentor email Phone
U8 Boys                     
2014
Robert Quinn
Sadhbh Farrell
086 3979830
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U9 Boys                     
2013
Steve Fitzgerald
083 8653839
U10 Boys                     
2012
Neil Fogarty
086 1017946
U11 Boys                   
2011
Ronan Hayes
087 2988780
U12 Boys                    
2010
Jenny Maher
086 2201253
U13 Boys                   
2009
David O’Sullivan
087 9973424
U14 Boys                  
2008
Pat Neary
086 6837137
U15 Boys  (Football)
U15 Boys (Hurling)
2007
Eddie McWilliams
John Murtagh
087 2106565
087 2385310
Girls
Girls
Girls
Girls
Girls
U8 Girls                    
2014
Keith Fitzsimons
086 3866644
U9 Girls                    
2013
Barry Cull
087 9122319
U10 Girls                     
2012
Paul O’Connor
087 9680974
U11 Girls                    
2011
Eoin Hayes
087 2988750 
U12 Girls                    
2010
Louisa Colbert
087 2995530 
U13 Girls                   
2009
Alan Dwyer
Micheal Power (Camogie)
086 0405297
087 2712408
U14 Girls                    
2008
Barry Nestor
086 2549621
U15 Girls
2007
Eoin Ryan
087 9023887
U16 Girls
2006
Ruth Scannell (Football)
Brian Coughlan (Camogie)
087 2200150
087 2516278

Naomh Ólaf Academy Contact Details

Boys Academy
Chloe Ní Cheallaigh
085 729 9942
Girls Academy
Chloe Ní Cheallaigh (085) 729 9942;
085 729 9942
Child Protection Officer
Maoilíosa Ó Dubhthaigh
086 8120084
GPO
Eddie Bouabbse
087 7085913

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