To celebrate the end of a 9-week Foundation program, Na hÉanna Óga hosted a weekend of indoor Hurling and Football in St Malachy’s College.
Over the course of the weekend, 36 hurlers and 44 footballers, many of whom had only started in the cold mornings of January, adopted the Go Games approach to Gaelic Games.
Based on the Small Teams model, Go Games are at the heart of Juvenile Gaelic Games Development throughout the County and feature 6-a-side teams with matches lasting up to 7 minutes.
The blended teams comprised of boys and girls from nursery to P2 and were each named after famous County teams, from the hills of Kerry to the streets of free Derry, with the Antrim footballers coached by former county star Damien Gault.
All of the coaches and parents were super proud of how much the kids got stuck in with the passion and intensity which is central to the Naomh Éanna ethos. The South Antrim Go Games hosted by Ardoyne GAC await Na hÉanna Óga every Saturday throughout the spring and summer. If you are interested in getting your children started in Gaelic games, there is no time like the present with 3 pitches and development beginning on an Indoor 4G pitch at the center of a community hub, Naomh Éanna serves the whole of the North Belfast community.
We are Co-located with Irish medium community, youth and educational organisations Croí Éanna, Cumann Óige and Gaelscoil Éanna and offer something for everyone in a family friendly and community driven environment.
For more information see www.stendas.com
Bígí Linn agus Bígí Gaelach!