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Skills Wall Drills

Below are a list of short video clips explaining some of the key drills for both Camogie and Hurling. They are demonstrated by Tipperary All Star, Brendan Maher. Players should repeat each drill in sets of 10 reps, and to set time targets as they become more proficient in executing each drill. 

Skill #1: Hand passing using dominant hand

Skill #2: Hand passing using non-dominant hand

Skill #3: First touch

Skill #3: Strike and first touch

Skill #4: Strike left and right


Full video shown below:

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Free Taking

The video below shows free taking demonstration and general advice for Camogie and Hurling, by Cork All star Patrick Horgan.

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Straffan Gym Smartphone Access 

Straffan GAA Gym is under high demand. Due to this, a new app has been established which will need to be downloaded in order to access the gym amenities. However, before accessing the gym and using the equipment available, please find the Straffan GAA Gym Equipment policy here.

Following this policy please find a step by step document here. Which outlines how to request access for the gym through the use of the app. 

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Opportunities For Players

Involvement with county squads and teams

​​There is an opportunity each year for players to try out for selection for the various county squads.​​ We currently have 8 players involved at county level. 

U14s Development Squad 

Aoibhe Nicholls

Lucy Cunnigham 

Daisy Fortune

U16s County Team 

Cara Stagg

Zara Dillon

Minor Team

Shona Maguire ​

Orlaith McNeill 

Senior Team 

Aideen Walsh ​​


Refereeing opportunities to players from the age of 15-18 years for go games (U6-U12).

Please follow the link HERE for further information

Players over the age of 18 can complete the senior referee course which is run at intervals throughout the year. If you are interested please advise the club secretary. 


If you are interested in doing some underage coaching in club as part of your volunteering for your Gaisce Award please contact the club secretary via email:

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