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Details for U8 Hurling Croke Park Trip

posted 1 Apr 2013, 13:25 by Edenderry GAA

U8 Hurling Training 6pm Tuesday 2nd April in the GAA to prepare for the games in Croker
(Contact Coach Christy Noonan 087-2495242 if you can't make training but wish to attend the trip to Croker)

Croke Park U8 Hurling Trip - THUR 4th April.

Meet Edenderry GAA - 7.30am

Depart Edenderry GAA - 7.45am

Arrive Croke Park - 9.05am

Registration & Tour - 9.15am

Games Commence - 10.00am
Games vs Confey (KE) & Wolfe Tones (MH) on Cusack Stand Side

The Club will be providing a coach which should cater for all players and any parents without transport.

Training Tuesday evening players will have to confirm their attendance on Thursday as a list must be sent to Croke Park.

Schedule of Events:

·        Arrival to Designated Car Park (minimum 45 minutes prior to their allotted match time)

·        Meet at the entrance to the museum and be escorted to the Cusack Stand

·        Teams will be registered (only numbers given prior to event can be catered for)

·        Team are asked to tog out in the stand

·        Teams will be brought down to see and experience the dressing rooms etc. but this will be really just a walk through as we will have access to only one dressing room on the day

·        Players will line up in the tunnel and get a team photo as they enter the pitch

·        Matches will be 40 minutes in duration (including half time)

·        There will be only 2 Mentors allowed per pitch per team

·        Each team will play 1 match

·        After the match teams and mentors will make their way to the Hogan Stand Presentation Area

·        We would ask that 1 mentor from each club would bring a digital camera to take pictures of their players in the presentation area

·        Players will return to the back of the lower cusack stand by walking around between the seating area in the lower decks of the stands


Just like last year there will be no food provided to the participants on the day and as such all teams are asked to bring their own packed lunch with them if required.