Welcome to U 9′ s (Born 2005)
Please contact Joe Toomey on 087 668 4265 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Sunday 15th December
We are training on the DCC Astro on Clontarf Road this Sunday from 10.00. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before training starts to get sorted into teams & warmed up.
****Santa Claus will be making his annual visit to the Club Sunday 15th December. There will be a magician to entertain the children @ 3.30pm and Santa will arrive @ 4.30pm. All are welcome ****
Registrations : All players must be registered with the club for Insurance and in order to play. Contact office for further information or speak with one of the coaches.
Code of ethics : Parents please read, discuss with your child & abide by the clubs code of ethics – See this link http://www.clontarfrugby.com/youth-mini-rugby/code-of-ethics/
GUM SHIELDS – NO SHIELD – NO PLAY!! (Dentistry is expensive)
Bring Water – Having this much fun is thirsty work!
Hats, tracksuit bottoms and gloves in cold weather please for all players.
Get involved. Positive encouragement for all the children is vital, most players want to impress their parents, so please try to impress the children. Never be negative.
NOTE: If any parent / guardian has an issue or observation regarding their child please bring notice immediately to a coach.
Babysitting : Is not provided!! Please do not leave players unattended at training or matches.
NB – All players MUST be registered with the club for insurance purposes - Un-registered players may not be allowed participate as they are not covered by the club.
Training takes place from 10.00 – 11.15 every Sunday morning on the back pitch at Castle Avenue. Please make every effort to arrive on time - it avoids disruption for everybody!
(In times of heavy rain, snow and frost this may change, please check in on this web page before going to training every Sunday morning just to be sure)
Interested in Coaching or Helping Out ? We need more help for the 2013/2014 season
Clontarf U9′s are looking for more coaches/assistants for this season – Many hands make light work – If you are bored standing on the side line or if you feel that you can make a positive contribution to our training sessions please volunteer to get involved. It is a great way to spend time with your child on the field of play. We can do with all the help we can get and don’t worry it only looks like hard work! Specialist training is provided to all newcomers so don’t worry about a lack of knowledge about the game, it is never too late to learn something new!
Coaching is done on a volunteer basis and the people that run all these sessions at all levels of mini and youth rugby at the club do so as a way to contribute to the community of Clontarf and surrounding areas. All coaches are parents of players, players currently or ex-players and we all want the club to thrive into the future.
If you or someone you know would like to get involved in coaching please contact Joe on 087 6684265 - Many hands make light work!
Homework (For players & parents) – The more you practice the better you get!
- Carry the ball in two hands at all times.
- Pass behind you.
- Never run backwards. Always run forward!
- Practice scoring a try by bringing the ball to your chest in one hand and support yourself with the other hand as you go to ground. You can also force the ball to ground firmly with 2 hands, if you do not feel like throwing yourself to the ground.
- Practice your catching.
- Practice your passing, but remember don’t spin the ball.
- Practice having fun!