Kilkenny GAA are hosting a "Running Technique" Workshop focusing on speed and acceleration this coming Saturday in St. Kierans College Gym 9.30am to 11.00am. We are inviting Development Squad/Club and School coaches to attend to observe and then to assist our Youth level players with these vital components of the modern game. Contact Seán Kelly (Performance GDA) 086 2595472
Hurling Development Squad News, Player Development Programme, Saturday, March 9th 2019.
All Groups in Nowlan Park gym, Group 1 = 9am to 10am Group 2 = 10am to 11am
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The launch of the 2019 hurling and football Development Squads took place on Monday night last in Hotel Kilkenny. There was a large crowd in attendance for the event which had a number of speakers. The launch was opened by County board Chairperson Jimmy Walsh, Mr Walsh spoke about the importance of the development squad system and the role it plays in providing a supply chain for our senior teams. Kilkenny GDA Sean Kelly spoke about some existing programs and the introduction of new initiaves for 2019. Shane O'Donnell, Queens University Belfast spoke to the assembled crowd on the topic of mens metal health and the importance of seeking support at difficult times from an individuals support network. The evenings final speaker was former Kilkenny star Noel Skehan who operates at a monitor for the squads. Mr Skehan spoke about his observations following 2018 and his hopes and expectations for 2019.
As the squads program gets into full swing for 2019 we wish all our players and coaches the very best of luck for the year ahead.
Click here for pictures (Willie Dempsey)
Kilkenny GAA Coaching and Games Committee/Development Squads Committee under the are launching our Development Squads 2019 in Hotel Kilkenny on Monday March 4th at 7pm. Invited are the players/ parents of these young club players. Click below for full event details.
Updated - This event will go ahead as planned on Monday night.
Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 Player Development Programme
All Groups in Nowlan Park Gym. Players requested to come togged out in Kilkenny GAA gear, runners and bring a FOAM ROLLER and a bottle of water. Please arrive 15 minutes before your time slot.