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Important County Notes

Next County Meeting Tues 6th Mar @ 9:00pm, West County, Ennis.

Remaining Art, Model Making and Handwriting medals can be collected at County Meeting.

County Events Calendar (2018).

Download 2018 Rulebook PDF.

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Community Games FAQs

Community Games is a country-wide movement, non-political & non-sectarian, which operates at four levels: Area; County; Provincial and National. It caters for children whose age range from six to sixteen in an annual programme which has a wide range of sporting and cultural activities.


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All areas should have had their AGMs by now and it is essential that each area registers on the ORS for 2018. The County registration cannot be completed until all areas have registered online. The area registration fee for 2018 is €150, cheques payable to Clare Community Games. Areas cannot enter any county competition unless they have registered as they are only covered by insurance after registration - DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT IS END OF JANUARY.

The next County meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 6th March @ 9:00pm in the West County. It is very important that delegates from each area attend. Medals from the Art, Model Making and Handwriting competition will be available at the meeting for collection by the area representative. If area is unable to attend, please contact us to arrange collection.

Well done to Doora-Barefield Community Games for receving a Steps to Health Gold Standard award for 2017.  All areas are encouraged to enter this competition. Read more here and here.  Doora-Barefield have also just got a silver award in the All Ireland Community and Council Awards in the Best Community Sports Club category.

Competitors must compete in the Community Games area in which they reside. Competitors attending school outside their area of residence must not compete for the area in which their school is situated. The rules must be complied with or your area may be disqualified from an event if proven that these rules were not followed.

See latest draw information in U10 Indoor SoccerU13 Indoor Soccer and Handball

Please see information on Swimming Competitions.

 
County Handwriting 2018 Print

The St. Francis Credit Union Clare CommunityGames handwriting competition took place in Tulla Secondary school on Saturday, 10th February. The U10 and U12 Gold medal winning boys and girls progress to the National Finals. The U14 competition is currently only a county competition. Medals will be available for collectoin at the next County Meeting on Tues 6th March in Treacy's West County Hotel at 9pm.

Many thanks for St. Joseph's Secondary School, Tulla, for provinding a wonderful venue for the competition and thanks to coordinator Mary McNamara and all the adult and youth volunteer helpers and judges.

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See more photos on Facebook courtesy of Mary Loughnane.

U10 BOYS

1st Darragh Connors – Kilmihil
2nd Justin Markham – Cratloe
3rd Alfie Whelan – Lisdoonvarna/Doolin/Kilfenora/Kilshanny
4th Eoin Shannon - Lisdoonvarna/Doolin/Kilfenora/Kilshanny

U10 GIRLS

1st Saoirse Conway – Ballynacally/Lissycasey
2nd Eabha McNamara – Tulla
3rd Saoirse Duggan – Quin/Clooney
4th Aoife Boyce – Tulla

U12 BOYS

1st David Collins – Kilmihil
2nd Patrick Lenane – Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry
3rd Liam Murphy – Kilkishen/O’Callaghans Mills/Oatfield
4th Evan Cleary – Ballynacally/Lissycasey

U12 GIRLS

1st Mary Bourke – Ennis St Johns
2nd Una Whitty – Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry
3rd Aoibhe Hehir – Cooraclare/Cree
4th Katie O’Halloran – Kilmihil

U14 BOYS

1st Thomas Earle – Ballynacally/Lissycasey
2nd Sean Lernihan – Cooraclare/Cree
3rd Cian Connellan – Inch/Kilmaley/Connolly
4th Michael Caldwell – Newmarket-on-Fergus

U14 GIRLS

1st Emily Domini – Derg
2nd Jennifer Collins – Kilmihil
3rd Aoife Martyn – Cooraclare/Cree
4th Jessica Brophy – Inch/Kilmaley/Connolly

 

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County Model Making 2018 Print

Penty of children from around the county arrived in CBS School Ennis on Saturday 3rd February to take part in the St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games Model Making competition. Many thanks to Cecilia O'Sullivan and her team for organising the competition and thanks to the school for providing the premises and all the adult and youth volunteers who helped with supervision of the competition.  Well done to all those who took part and created some wonderful models of sport in action during the few hours. Medals re available for collection by an area representative after the County meeting on Tues 6th Feb, which is on in West County from 9-10pm

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See more photos on Facebook courtesy of Mary Loughnane.

Full results listed below.

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County Art 2018 Print

Hundreds of children from around the county (armed with pencils, crayons, paint and paper) flocked to CBS School Ennis on Saturday 3rd February to take part in the St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games Art competition. Great credit is due to Cecilia O'Sullivan and her team for organising yet another successful event and many thanks to the school for providing the premises and all the adult and youth volunteers who helped with supervision of the competition.  Well done to all those who took part. Medals and entries are available for collection by an area representative after the County meeting on Tues 6th Feb, which is on in West County from 9-10pm.


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See more photos on Facebook courtesy of Mary Loughnane.

Full results are listed below.

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County Girls Indoor Soccer 2018 Print

The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games Indoor Soccer competitions for U10 & U13 Girls took place over the weekend in Corofin GAA Hall. The Co Ordinator was Flan Brennan assisted by Mark Nestor and a number of referees. The U13 competition was on Saturday with the U10's on Sunday. The winning team in each will go forward to represent Clare in the Munster finals to be held in U.L. on 21st April.

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County Debating 2018 Print

Debating is a representative event at the National Festival. That means its a County Team. If there are children from your area interested in competing, the the Area Secretary should enter their names on the ORS and if enough children are interested we will enter a Clare team. See Community Games website for full rules.

Debating Titles 2018

• This house believes that vending machines should be banned in schools

• This house believes children under 14 should not be allowed on social media

• This house believes people should be fined for not recycling

• This house believes Ireland should give more money in aid to poor countries

 
Clare Community Games Events 2018 Print

The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games calendar for 2018 season is presented below, along with all results from the season. Please note that all dates and venues are subject to change. Closing dates are normally 2 weeks prior to initial competition date. Entries must be submitted to County prior to closing date using the On-Line Registration System (ORS).  Competition entry fees (€2 per participant) should be paid every 1-2 months with details recorded on the County Event Entry Form - this can be posted with cheque payable to "Clare Community Games" to Treasurer, or brought to the monthly county meeting. All areas participating must be affiliated and have their fees paid before taking part in any county competition. This is also a requirement for insurance purposes. The deadline for areas to affiliate is end of January. Areas which do not affiliate before the deadline will not be able to participate in Community Games competitions during 2018.

See fulll list of Community Games Events.

Event Closing Date Competition Date Venue Other Info
Art and Model Making Closed Sat 3rd Feb CBS, Rice College, Ennis Further Information Results
Table Tennis Closed Sun 11th Feb Sports Hall, Cratloe 2pm
Chess 25th Feb Sun 11th Mar St. Flannans 2pm
Mini Rugby 5th Mar Mon 19th Mar Clarisford Park, Killaloe 1pm
Basketball U11 Mixed Closed Sun 21st Jan Gurteen GAA Hall Results
Basketball U13 Girls 25th Feb Sun 11th Mar Gurteen GAA Hall 11am
Basketball U13 Boys 11th Mar Sun 25th Mar Gurteen GAA Hall 11am
Basketball U16 Boys Closed Sun 7th Jan Gurteen GAA Hall Results
Basketball U16 Girls Closed Sun 14th Jan Gurteen GAA Hall Results
Draughts 17th Feb Sat 3rd Mar St Joseph's Sec School, Tulla 10am
Handwriting U10, U12 and U14 Closed Sat 10th Feb St Joseph's Sec School, Tulla Results
Debating Closed N/A See Further Information - No county competition or Clare team entered
Gymnastics 10th Nar Sat 24th Mar Clare Gymnastics Club, Ennis 6pm
U13 Cross Country Closed Sat 13th Jan O'Sullivan Park, Lees Road Results
U10 Relays Closed Sat 13th Jan O'Sullivan Park, Lees Road Results
Mixed Distance Relays 3rd Feb Sat 17th Feb O'Sullivan Park, Lees Road 10am
Marathon 7th Mar Wed 21st Mar Kilmurry McMahon 6pm
One Wall Handball U16 Boys Closed Fri 23rd Feb Tuamgraney Handball Alley 6pm See Draw
One Wall Handball U16 Girls Closed Tues 6th Mar Tuamgraney Handball Alley 7pm See Draw
One Wall Handball U13 Boys Closed Sat 10th Mar Tuamgraney Handball Alley 9am See Draw
Duathlon 18th Mar Sun 1st Apr TBC
Indoor Soccer Girls U13 Closed Sat 27th Jan Corofin GAA Hall Results
Indoor Soccer Girls U10 Closed Sun 28th Jan Corofin GAA Hall Results
Indoor Soccer Boys U13 Closed

Sat 10th Feb (Day 1)

Sat 24th Feb (Day 2)

Corofin GAA Hall 

See further information and draw

See Day 2 Draw

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Indoor Soccer Boys U10 Closed Sat 24th Feb Corofin GAA Hall See Day 2 Draw 1pm
Projects 28th Feb Tues 13th Mar Sixmilebridge Bridge Complex 5:30pm setup for 6pm judging start
Talent 4th Mar Sun 18th Mar Quin Hall
Choir 4th Mar Sun 18th Mar Quin Hall
Culture Corner 4th Mar Sun 18th Mar Quin Hall
Swimming 23rd Feb Fri 16th Mar Ennis Swimming Pool More Info
Quiz 9th Mar Fri 23rd March St. Flannans, Ennis 7pm
Futsal - INDOOR - Girls U13 24th Mar Sat 7th Apr Corofin GAA Hall
Futsal - INDOOR - Boys U13 10th Mar Sat 24th Mar Corofin GAA Hall
Futsal - INDOOR - Girls U15 31st Mar Sat 14th Apr Corofin GAA Hall
Futsal - INDOOR - Boys U15 14th Apr Sat 28th Apr Corofin GAA Hall
Girls Outdoor Soccer - U15
Girls Outdoor Soccer - U12
Badminton 31st Mar Sat 14th April St. Annes School, Killaloe 11am
Tag Rugby 16th Mar Sun 25th Mar O'Sullivan Park, Lees Road
Judo
Rounders 28th Apr Sat 12th May Barefield National School 11am
Football U10 Mixed 19th Mar Mon 2nd Apr Cooraclare GAA Pitch 10am
Skittles 15th Apr Sun 29th April Kilkishen
Spike Ball 24th Feb Sat 10th Mar Ennistymon
Cycling
Girls U12 Football
Girls U14 Football
Camogie U14
Hurling
Boys U12 Outdoor Soccer
Pitch and Putt 26th May Sat 9th June Halfway House Ennis 10am
Co. Athletics Finals 25th May Sun 24th June O'Sullivan Park, Lees Road. Note: €5 entry fee for adults, parents, coaches. Each area receives one free pass. 10am
Pathway Events County Competition only
Munster Finals Weekend 1 Sat 21st April U.L. Note:  €5 charge per child on a panel form. Coaches and spectators will then have free admission.
Munster Finals Weekend 2 Sat 7th July U.L. Note:  €5 charge per child on a panel form. Coaches and spectators will then have free admission.
National Finals Weekend 1 26th/27th May U.L.
National Finals Weekend 2 18th/19th Aug U.L.

 

 
County Cross Country 2018 Print

2018 U13 CROSS COUNTRY & U10 RELAYS RESULTS

The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games U13 Cross Country competitions were held on Saturday 13th January in O'Sullivan Park, Lees Road. The first five Boys & five girls will represent Clare in the National Finals in May which this year will be held in U.L. Well done to the seventy plus children who participated on what was a cold but dry morning. It was coordinated by Margaret & Vincent McCarthy with help from James Sexton and some community games volunteers. Nine areas will be represented in the county team.

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County Basketball 2018 Print

11 Mixed Basketball

The u11 mixed basketball competition took place last Sunday January 21st in Gurteen. There were 5 teams in the competition. Kilrush had a decisive win over Quin/Clooney in the Preliminary game 14:0, Doorabarefield beat Cooraclare/Cree B 14:5 in the first semifinal in a very exciting game and Cooraclare/Cree A beat Kilrush 10 :7 in avery close thrilling game. There was another nail biting game for the 3rd & 4th place playoffs with Kilrush against Cooraclare/Cree B and kilrush winning 5:4. The final was also a very exciting game going tit for tat over the first three quarters but then Cooraclare /Cree A pulled a away with a decisive victory over Doorabarefield 22:14.

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National Award Ceremony 2017 Print

National Area, Volunteer and Media Awards 2017

Clare can be very proud of the many awards won at the National Area, Volunteer and Media Award ceremony which took place in Johnstown House Estate in Co. Meath on Saturday 25th November.

Huge congratulations to Doora/Barefield taking the Provincial and National awards. Also to Killaloe on receiving the small area award, Tom Loughnane on receiving the adult volunteer award, Ronan Wall on receiving the youth volunteer award and also Arthur Ellis from The Clare Champion on receiving a media award for best published photo and Clare Community Games also received a media award for the website.

Well done everyone - a great way to wrap up 2017!

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Photo courtesy of Mary Loughnane. See full album over on our Facebook page.

 
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