Welcome to the Official Rockland GAA website. We cater for Gaelic Football, Hurling, Ladies Football & Camogie from Under 6 to Adult players #RocklandAbú
ROCKLAND FUNDAMENTALS PROGRAMME
What a great 3 months we have had during our indoor FUNdamentals Programme with brilliant kids and parents. Huge thanks to Pearl River Middle & High Schools for use of their fantastic facilities and also massive thanks to Niall McKenna, Mark Comerford, Tony Donnelly, Martin McKenna, Ray Lennon, Harry Monaghan, Jimmy O'Flynn, Karen Proctor and New York GAA Games Development Officer Simon Gillespie.
Let's keep improving our kids.
We now move from indoor to outdoor. However as our fields are closed we will keep you updated on exact dates of when we'll be taking our future stars outside! Go raibh míle maith agat! #FUN#PhysicalLiteracy#LetThemPlay#Coaching#Children#Parents#Skills#Games#Creativity#Engagement#Learning#Development#USGAA#GAA
At Rockland GAA we are always on the look out for new players to come and play with us! We want to continue to expand our underage and structures and we are encouraging more children and adults from any background to join our club. New players, coaches, parents and volunteers are always welcome! We cater for players from U-6 to Adult in Gaelic Football, Hurling, Ladies Gaelic Football & Camogie. We became the first GAA club outside of Ireland to buy our own grounds outright. Our Centre of Excellence is the only one of it's kind in the Tri-State area and has few equals with other sports. It includes one full-size GAA pitch and two juvenile pitches with floodlighting and seating for 1,000 people. Our state of the art Clubhouse incorporating a viewing stand, gymnasium, playing hall, changing rooms, and a meeting room that will be officially opened over the weekend of July 7-9
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This weekend we had the pleasure of showing the Director General of the GAA, Mr Pauric Duffy, around our fabulous new Clubhouse facility and pavilion! Thank you to Mr Duffy for taking the time to visit and to all our club members who continue to give their time to help us progress as a club both on and off the field! Without your tremendous help none of it would be possible! Go raibh maith agat
Thursday March 16th
• Fingallians (Dublin) v. New York Camogie @ 6pm
• NYPD v Wicklow Gardai @ 7pm
Sunday March 19th
• Finagallians v New York U17 Ladies @ 1.30pm
• NYPD v Galway Gardai @ 3pm
All proceeds go to Gaelic4Girls
This is a big opportunity for the Camogie programme in New York. It will be the first ever All American born Camogie team in New York with players and mentors taken from Rockland GAA & St Brigid's GAA.
Our very own Susan Keaney and Patrick McGovern will be representing Rockland GAA with Susan, as the NY Camogie Manager and Pat as the NY U17 Ladies Football Manager.
Rockland GAA will be represented by a number of girls in both the Camogie Game and the Ladies Football Game. Please support this fantastic initiative.
Some of our youngest players had a wonderful experience playing in the Atlanta Youth Gaelic Football Blitz - Dessie Neiland Memorial Cup! Thank you for the invite and for Niall McKenna & Tony Donnelly for looking after the players!
On Saturday our U12 girls participated in the first WestPut Setanta Indoor U12 Gaelic 4 Girls Blitz. There was 7 teams participating, with about 55 girls in total. It was a brilliant evening of Gaelic Football. Thanks to WestPut Setanta for the invite and for Shannon Gaels for also taking part in a very successful development blitz
Over the last two months our FUNdamentals programme. The programme takes place every Saturday. This is the first time we have started in January and it won't be the last as we have been getting over 60 boys and girls between U6 and U8!
The programme is aimed at introducing Physical Literacy skills and the basic skills of Gaelic Football as well as improving the children's agility, balance and co-ordination through a variety of activities and games. The main emphasis is on FUN and Learning!
Coaching takes place EVERY Saturday:-
U6 - 1-2pm @ Pearl River Middle School
U8 - 2-3pm @ Pearl River Middle School
As you can see our New Clubhouse is really taking shape. Looking back it has been quite a journey and we're so thankful to every single person who has helped and who continues to help in any way. This facility, alongside our already outstanding infrastructure, will be a shining light to the future generations of Rockland GAA Gaels. More updates to follow