Munster GAA Club Championship Fixtures – November 18/19

AIB Munster GAA Club Championship Fixtures
Saturday November 18th & Sunday November 19th 2017


Saturday 18 November
AIB Munster Junior Club Football Championship Semi-Final
Dromid Pearses (Kerry) v Galtee Gaels (Limerick)
Venue: Dromid Pearses GAA @ 1pm


Sunday 19 November
AIB Munster Senior Club Hurling Championship Final
Na Piarsaigh (Limerick) v Ballygunner (Waterford)
Venue: Semple Stadium Thurles @ 2pm

AIB Munster Intermediate Club Hurling Championship Final
Kilmaley (Clare) v Kanturk (Cork)
Venue: Gaelic Grounds Limerick @ 2pm

AIB Munster Junior Club Football Championship Semi-Final
Knocknagree (Cork) v Sliabh gCua / St. Mary’s (Waterford)
Venue: Mallow @ 2pm


2017 AIB Munster GAA Club Championship Fixtures / Results


Job Vacancy – Camogie Learning & Development Co-ordinator

The Camogie Association is seeking to appoint to a Learning and Development Co-ordinator.

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Closing Date – 5.00 p.m. on Friday 1st December 2017

2018 Munster Hurling & Football Championship Draws


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Munster GAA – Where does the money go?

In 2016, the Munster Council had an income of €6,645,000, of which €2,800,000 came from Croke Park, with the remaining €3,845,000 self-generated through gate receipts, match programme sales etc.

The list below sets out expenditure of €5,586,000 on various grants and allocations to counties as well as the normal expenses associated with holding games, printing match programmes and so on. This expenditure accounts for 84% of all income. After all distributions were made, a surplus of €127,000, or 2% of income was recorded.

  • €2,009,000: Games Development: This assists with the promotion and development of the games in the province, including assisting with the employment of 42 full time coaching staff in the province, including 8 coaching staff in Munster’s 3rd level institutions. It also includes payments to the counties in the Hurley and Helmet Subsidy, County Cúl Camp allocations, County Academy grants, Coach Education grants and so on.
  • €990,000: Club Development Grants: This scheme supports the development of facilities in clubs and schools across the province. Last year, 110 clubs benefited from this scheme.
  • €571,000: Matchday Costs: These are the costs associated with holding game, including the cost of policing, stewarding, ticket sales, medical cover, catering etc.
  • €447,000: Rent of stadia: 15% of the gross gate for each games is paid directly to the stadium hosting the game, which assist them with the running costs associated with a county ground, such as insurance, pitch maintenance etc.
  • €316,000: Team Expenses: This is the amount paid to teams competing in games organised by the Munster Council and competing in the Senior All Ireland finals. These payments help to meet the cost of transport, food etc.
  • €219,000: Grants to Kindred Bodies: These are grants paid to those organisations promoting Gaelic Games in primary schools, post primary schools and third level colleges and also assists with the organisation of events such as the Primary Game.
  • €184,000: Central Council Ticket Sales: This is the amount paid to Central Council for ticket sales handled by the Munster Council.
  • €182,000: Player Injury Fund: 6% of the gross gate for each game is paid directly to the GAA Player Injury Fund, which assists in with the treatment cost associated with injuries.
  • €153,000: County Facilities: This is the amount paid to County Boards in capital grants to support the development of county facilities, such as Centres of Excellence and so on.
  • €113,000: Match Day Student/OAP Concessions: This is the amount Students and OAP’s receive back on the cost of their match day ticket, usually €5 or €10 per ticket.
  • €102,000: Match Programme Allocations: Once costs of production are taken out, the remaining amount from Match day income is divided amongst the competing counties.
  • €98,000: Scholarships: Amounts paid to students in 3rd level scholarships and to Post Primary Students attending Gaeltacht Colleges.
  • €95,000: Match Programme Production: This is the cost of producing Match day programmes, including printing, distribution etc.
  • €80,000: Other Grants: Amounts paid to counties through various other grant categories. For example, Clare and Waterford receive €30,000 as a payment in lieu of hosting of major championship games.
  • €28,000: Medals and Trophies: Amount spent on medals for winning teams.

  • New Munster GAA Post Primary Schools Web Site


    Munster GAA PPS web site launched

    Munster GAA Post Primary Schools have today launched a new web site.

    With the Dr. Harty Cup beginning this Wednesday followed by the Corn Ui Mhuiri next week, the new site at http://www.munstergaapps.ie is another step along the road in our pursuit to make Post-Primary Schools GAA activities accessible to a wide audience both in schools and in the general public.

    The new web site includes all fixtures & results, match reports, photos, school contact details, an extensive roll of honour section and integration with our popular @munsterpps Twitter account.

    All feedback is welcome and can be sent to info.munster@gaa.ie.


    Visit the Munster GAA PPS Web Site – http://www.munstergaapps.ie

    Munster GAA Return On Coaching Investment Study 2015

    Munster Council GAA commissioned W2 Consulting to undertake an analysis on the return on coaching investment across the province. The review of 2015 coaching investment is a follow up study to the research undertaken in 2011.


    Munster GAA Return On Coaching Investment Study 2015 – PDF file


    Return on Coaching Investment

  • €26.3 million = total value of coaching (increase of 33% on 2011).
  • €1.72 investment by Croke Park / Munster GAA.
  • €15.27 = return on every €1 invested (increase of 27% on 2011).
  • €4.163m = value of coaching generated in Primary and Secondary Schools

  • Activity

  • 2.25 million hours of GAA underage activity (increase of 16.5% on 2011).
  • 2,854 weekly underage training sessions held across Munster.
  • 674,840 player contact hours in Primary and Secondary Schools.
  • 84,355 participants in Munster Schools Programmes.
  • 1.48 million = the number of payer hours generated in Primary and Secondary Schools.
  • 32,544 participants on 373 Cúl Camps in Munster (increase of 22% on 2011). 32% of total National figure.

    Social Benefits

  • Health Benefits and Social Skills are the two most important benefits of children’s GAA involvement according to parents.
  • €9.15 return for parents on every €1 spent on underage GAA membership.
  • €3,542.96 is the lifetime value a GAA player receives from underage GAA activity.
  • €6.17 is the value parents place on one hours GAA training.
  • €4.84 is the value underage players (14 to minor) place on one hour of GAA activity.

    Additional Points

  • 79 Coach Education Tutors in Munster.
  • 10,849 coaches and mentors involved with clubs.
  • 826 Primary and Secondary Schools receiving Go Games Coaching programmes.
  • 46% of clubs with growing playing numbers.
  • Over 46% of clubs experience above average difficulty attracting mentors.

    The report can be downloaded via the link below.

    Munster GAA Return On Coaching Investment Study 2015 – PDF file


    Reproduction of any of the data or information contained within the report must acknowledge Munster Council GAA as the originators of the report


    See below a link to the first survey commissioned by Munster GAA on Munster GAA Return on Coaching Investment back in 2011.

    2011 Munster GAA Return On Coaching Investment Study

  • Munster Hurling Academy Coaches Conference 2016

    A Munster Hurling Academy Coaches Conference took place in LIT Tipperary Thurles Campus on Saturday 13th February 2016.

    The speakers on the day included Damien Young (Lecturer in LIT Tipperary), Paddy O’Brien (Physio, Tipperary Senior Hurlers), Eoin Kelly (former Tipperary GAA Hurler), Ger Ryan (Chairman Medical, Scientific and Welfare Committee) and Paul Kinnerk (Trainer, Clare Senior Hurlers).

    View the videos of each of the speakers below.


    Damien Young (Lecturer in LIT Tipperary) discusses Decision Making in Hurling


    Paddy O’Brien (Physio, Tipperary Senior Hurlers) discusses Managing Players from an Injury Prevention perspective


    Questions and Answers session involving Former Tipperary hurler Eoin Kelly moderated by Ger Ryan


    Ger Ryan (Chairman Medical, Scientific and Welfare Committee) discusses Concussion Protocol


    Paul Kinnerk (Trainer, Clare Senior Hurlers) discusses A Games Centred Approach Developing Decision Makers

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