There’s many of us in Cuala with lots of opinions! Well here’s a chance to put some together. Bord na nÓg are looking for some feedback on the Juvenile Games Programme.  There is a form for you to fill out below after reading the comments from bord na nÓg.

Comments will be collected and passed on during the week. So get your thoughts in early to make sure they count!

This is specifically looking for feedback on CCC1/CCC2 U8-16 games programmes as organised by Bord na nOg. Please focus responses on that. This is not about training facilities or club issues.

Below is a message from Cathaoirleach, Coiste na nOg Atha Cliath,  Cionnaith O’Suilleabhain

A Chairde
We are approaching the latter stages of the 2013 Dublin GAA Juvenile Games Calendar and I believe that all involved in the promotion of Juvenile GAA Games in our County; clubs, mentors, coaches, parents players, referees and officials should once again be justifiably proud of our collective achievements.
 Dublin GAA Juvenile Games is the single largest juvenile sporting association of any sports code throughout the island of Ireland. Over the past five years the important U/8 to U/12 age group  has seen a 21% increase in Football numbers with Hurling participation increasing by 43%. The games programmes organised by CCC1 and CCC2 delivers positive and highly organised Go Games and competitive fixtures to the youth of our county. This year  in excess of 12,500games will be played in Dublin. These achievements serve to highlight the quality of the Dublin Juvenile GAA offering to our youth and their families. We are competing for the sporting attentions of the youth of our county and the participation and growth rates point to the achievements of all clubs.

The successful coaching, mentoring and development of young children, through to the teenage years and into young adulthood, has become the hallmark of Dublin GAA. Our County Chairman, Andy Kettle, regularly endorses and acknowledges the committed efforts, ambition and dedication of all volunteer members involved in all our clubs in the development of our juvenile players and teams. The work done in our clubs and schools at the grassroots level contributes hugely to the delivery of the great successes in the 2013 Championships of Dublin’s  All-Ireland Senior Football Team and Leinster Hurling Championship Team.


We are now planning for the 2014 season and beyond. The Juvenile Games Programme belongs to all clubs. It is essential that the collective views, experience and expertise of all clubs are included in our plans for participation, growth and development. I encourage each club to share their club’s views on Juvenile GAA Games in Dublin. I would be very grateful if you would discuss with your club members submit your views on the following areas to Coiste na nOg