Ulster Council Inclusive Wheelchair Football- GAA for ALL

Ulster Council Inclusive Wheelchair Football- GAA for


On November 30th Year 13 and 14 Pupils from St.Pat’s, Maghera,
Derry along with Maghera Day centre participants experienced and
afternoon of wheelchair football coaching and games. Wheelchair
football is one part of the Ulster council GAA for All initiative.
The event was organised in association with ‘FACE, inclusion matters’
organisation. The 42 (25 female) participants adapted skills such
and the solo, pick up and hand pass in the wheelchairs. Conditioned
games, 3 a side and 6 a side matches proved very popular.

Geraldine McGurk – Most improved player
Enjoying the day

Geraldine McGurk picked up the award for most improved on the
day. She is pictured with Una McKay (Ulster Council) and all Ireland
club finalists from the Glen Ladies Club, Clare Lagan (Face inclusion
matters) and Briege Cassidy (Maghera Day Centre) Many thanks to
Catriona Scott, St.Pats’ Maghera PE Teacher and Maghera Day centre
for their contribution on the day. Other schools to receive disability
and special needs coaching from Ulster council and county staff
include Kilronan, Magherafelt, Belmont, Derry city, Arvanlee,
Omagh and St.Gerards, Flemming Fulton, and Glenveagh all situated
in Belfast Further details contact umckay@ulster.gaa.ie 07920528793

Group Photo


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