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Salthill/Knocknacarra are winners of the Connacht GAA Hurling U-12 Team Skills Competition 2015-

October 5th, 2015

Salthill/Knocknacarra are winners of the Connacht GAA Hurling U-12 Team Skills Competition 2015-
Connacht GAA Coaching recently ran the inaugural U12 Hurling Team Skills competition, which was held in the Connacht GAA Centre.
Contestants from all five Connacht counties were present – with the winners and runners-up from each of the five Connacht county competitions invited to attend. The contestants on the night were Tooreen HC and Caiseal Gaels (Mayo), Naomh Eoin and Coolera/Strandhill (Sligo), Four Roads and St Dominics (Roscommon), Ballinamore and Carrick HC (Leitrim) while Salthill/Knocknacarra represented Galway. All nine teams consisted of 4 players who were put through their paces on passing, catching, soloing and scoring. In the end it was Galway representatives Salthill/Knocknacarra who took the title with Tooreen (Mayo) finishing as runners-up.
The Full list of results are listed below;
Skills
‘Connacht GAA Coaching would  like to thank all the clubs, players, parents and mentors for supporting this initiative – both in their county and at provincial level.’
Salthill Winners
The Salthill-Knocknacarra (Galway) side who were winners of the inaugural Connacht GAA U12 Team Skills Test challenge which was held at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence in Bekan recently.
Tooreen
The Tooreen (Mayo) side who were runners-up in the inaugural Connacht GAA U12 Team Skills Test challenge which was held at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence in Bekan recently.