What is Gaelic4Girls (G4G), sponsored by Glenveagh Homes
G4G is a 10 week programme incorporating coaching sessions with fun non-competitive blitzes aimed at increasing participation in Ladies Gaelic Football. The programme targets girls aged between 8-12 years who are not currently registered with a Ladies Gaelic Football club. In essence, this is a tool to attract new players.
What are the aims of the Gaelic4Girls Programme?
To increase the numbers of girls playing Ladies Gaelic Football in a club.
To provide a fun, 10 week programme of Ladies Gaelic Football activities to attract girls aged 8-12 to the club.
To support a club in increasing their number of players, and integrate those new players into existing teams.
To develop athletic and social skills for girls in a safe and nurturing environment.
What are the benefits of running Gaelic4Girls in your Club?
Participation levels will be increased.
Free training will be provided to the coaches and co-ordinator in your club.
Resources will be provided to your club to market and advertise the programme.
There is the potential for your club to become a more vibrant, active part of your local community through enhanced participation.
What clubs may apply for the G4G programme?
A Struggling Club – an already registered LGFA club who is struggling for numbers and can show evidence that those numbers are in the club catchment area.
An Established Club – an already registered LGFA club who wants to increase participation in this age bracket and can show evidence that those numbers exist in the club catchment area.
New Club – potential for a new LGFA club to form. Clear evidence must be provided to show that potential for a new club exists and appropriate structures are in place.