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The 2016 Mike Robinson Tournament – Sat Sept. 24

Posted on Aug 17, 2016 in Events, Men's Football, Women's Football, Youth Football | 0 comments

Our annual memorial tournament honours a wonderful friend of the Gaels and celebrates the excitement of our great sport in a fun, co-ed, family-friendly Gaelic Football tournament that is not too serious and spans the ages from 14 up to 70! As part of the days’ activities there is also a youth tournament for up and coming Gaelic footballers! Click here to learn more about Mike Robinson.   The Mike Robinson Annual Tournament Who: Youth and Adult tournament for all skill levels. Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016 Time: Youth 10-1pm, Adults 1-4pm Location: Barrhaven Rugby Club (700 Longfields Drive) Cost: $5 per child/$10 per adult. **Registration fees will be collected on-site at the registration table**   Register...

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Youth Blitz Tournament – June 12th

Posted on Jun 1, 2016 in Events, Ottawa Gaels, Youth Football | 0 comments

The next generation of Gaelic Footballers in Canada’s Capital will gather in Barrhaven on June 12th for the Ottawa Gaels annual Youth Blitz Tournament. The tournament is the culmination of our spring and summer youth training programs that take place across the city. Teams will be made up on the morning of the tournament following registration. Continuous games will run from 10am until 1pm. Competition will be divided by ages: U8, U10, U12 and U14, ­ boys and girls mixed but not age groups. There will be a BBQ from 1-2pm. Registration fees for our training programs include participation in the Youth Blitz Tournament. Athletes who were not registered for our local programs can still drop in on the day of the tournament. The drop-in fee is $10. The Ottawa Gaels invite all parents and siblings to join us...

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Youth Registration Is Now Open

Posted on Mar 7, 2016 in Ottawa Gaels, Youth Football | 0 comments

The Ottawa Gaels have opened youth registration for the 2016 season. This season’s program offers tremendous value at a sign-up cost of only $85. Those who register will enjoy: 6 weeks of indoor training sessions 8 weeks of outdoor training sessions Compete in 3 local tournaments A week long summer camp from July 11th-15yh This summer program requires only a commitment of once a week, with four locations around the Ottawa region (Almonte, Kanata, Ottawa West and Riverside South). As an added bonus, athletes in Ottawa will get the unique opportunity of working with highly qualified coaches from Ireland. The program culminates in the opportunity to compete at the Continental Youth Championship (CYC) taking place at Gaelic Park in Chicago on July 28-31, 2016. Try it For kids who are new to Gaelic Football, we invite you to join...

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Gaelic Football Summer Camp Returns

Posted on Apr 27, 2015 in Events, Youth Football | 0 comments

The Ottawa Gaels have planned a summer camp for kids ages 6-12 in Kanata from July 6th to 10th. Campers who register will learn the basics of Gaelic Football through our FUNdamental Skill Development Program with mini games and daily competitions. Interactive instruction will be provided by experienced coaches from Ireland in a well supervised, high coach-to-player ratio environment. When not on the pitch, campers enjoy other activities including a daily swim at the local municipal pool and co-operative outdoor games, all while learning about Irish culture through the coaches and guest instructors. Campers bring their own lunch. Snacks are provided. Email youthfootball@ottawagaels.ca with further inquiries. Details What: Kanata Summer Kids Camp Where: Beaverbrooke Community Centre – 2 Beaverbrook Rd, Kanata, ON Dates: July 6-10 Times: Pre-camp 8:30 – 9:00 (no charge), Camp: 9:00am – 4:00, Post-camp: 4:00 – 5:00...

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Spring 2015 Youth Gaelic Football Program in Ottawa West

Posted on Apr 24, 2015 in Youth Football | 0 comments

Bring out your kids – all ages welcome – to learn how to play this fast paced and exciting sport. The game draws on skills and aspects from many sports including soccer, basketball, volleyball and football. We are excited to have Angela Stevenson and Emmett Stewart, two highly qualified coaches from Ireland to run our youth program. The sport is offered in the high school Phys Ed curriculum in Gr 7 & 8 at the Ottawa Catholic School Board and is gaining more traction in the City.  This video provides a good overview of the Gaelic Football: https://youtu.be/TEAbWrdB9XU Details Dates: Tuesdays May 19th-June 23rd Time: 6:00-7:30pm Location: St George School, 130 Keyworth Avenue Please share the details with any families who you think would be interested in participating. Register Today Waiver Form The Ottawa Gaels require parents and athletes to...

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Gaels Welcome Two Highly Qualified and Experienced Coaches From Ireland

Posted on Apr 10, 2015 in Ottawa Gaels, Youth Football | 0 comments

The Ottawa Gaels are pleased to welcome two highly qualified and experienced Gaelic Football coaches from Ireland to head up our youth development program. Angela Stevenson and Emmett Stewart will be teaching Gaelic Football to students in Ottawa and Almonte schools. The coaching will be delivered to students from Grade 1 to 8 as part of the Phys Ed curriculum as well as through our community programs in Kanata, Riverside South and Almonte. Our association is extremely fortunate to be welcoming such talent to teach and coach in our youth programs. The two coaches will arrive on April 11th and will be staying until the end of the school year. Profiles Angela Stevenson Angela Stevenson is from Strabane, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland and has been competing in Gaelic Football since she was 13. Since 2009 she has worked full-time...

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