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Tipperary Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Report – September 15th 2014


FOOTBALL A.G.M. 2014 The Tipperary Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Football A.G.M. will take place Monday 22nd September at 7:30 pm in Hayes Hotel, Thurles. Please ensure your school is represented at the A.G.M. Fixtures for the upcoming football season will be presented at the A.G.M. as well as any re-gradings for all levels.

ENTRY FOR FOOTBALL AND LADIES FOOTBALL 2014 SEASON Schools who wish to enter teams for the coming season are asked to text Secretary Aodan Wrenn on 087 6578057 with their entries by Wednesday 17th September at 4pm. Please text the name of the school, the organising teacher and competitions you wish to enter. All entries must be received by this deadline to allow fixtures to be drawn up without delay for the coming season.

RE-GRADINGS FOR FOOTBALL AND LADIES FOOTBALL 2014 SEASON Schools who wish to be re-graded for the upcoming football season are asked to email Secretary Aodan Wrenn at or send a written request to Aodan Wrenn, St. Michael’s N.S., Clerihan, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary by Wednesday 17th September at 4pm Please outline reasons as to why re-grading is being requested. Schools are reminded that any school looking to be re-graded must have a representative at the upcoming Football A.G.M. In the interest of fairness to all involved late applications for regarding as well as applications not represented at the A.G.M. will not be allowed to re-grade.

REMINDER TO ALL Schools are asked to send all match reports to assistant P.R.O. (football) Paudie Fahey, Clerihan N.S., at for the duration of the football season.

E-MAIL CONTACT LIST If you or a colleague would like to be added to the contact list for updates on Tipperary Allianz Cumann na mBunscol activities please contact Paudie Fahey,, or Aodán Wrenn, to be added to the contact listings.

MOUTHGUARDS As the football season begins schools are reminded of the importance of mudguards for all children participating in Cumann na mBunscol matches. Both boys and girls playing in Tipperary Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Gaelic football fixtures must wear mouthguards without exception at all times. It would be advised that schools would also use mouthguards when training to allow children to get used to using them and to follow best practice.

REPORTER OF THE WEEK Schools are reminded and encouraged to send news and updates of their progress in the football championships for the coming season. Reports can be a great writing topic for the classroom and are an opportunity for children to see their work published for a wider audience. In the pre-season championship build-up children could be given the chance to tell about their own training regiments and tips for the coming championship. A Reporter of the Week will be chosen and their work included in the weekly report. Please ensure all reports are a single paragraph in Verdana 10 type. All submissions should be proof-read by the teacher before submission.

TWITTER For any schools/teachers wishing to access Tipperary Cumann na mBunscol news and updates via Twitter, the Tipperary Cumann na mBunscol Twitter username is @TippCumanNamBun. The following link will enable you to follow us: We would encourage as many teachers and schools as possible to follow us as this will enable you to access information as soon as it becomes available. We thank all the teachers who have become followers of Tipperary Cumann na mBunscol on Twitter. We have got a great reaction from teachers and schools in recent months. We now have 781 followers.

CONTACT CUMANN NA MBUNSCOL For match reports, fixtures and school G.A.A. News and events, please email Tipperary Cumann na mBunscol assistant P.R.O. (Football) Paudie Fahey, Clerihan N.S. at  Website: Ní neart go cur le chéile.