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Border kids' clash of the ash 21.02.08

MORE than 100 schoolchildren from Muff, the Illies and Derry will take part in a unique cross border hurling tournament this Friday.
The clash of the ash will take place at Templemore Sports Complex in Derry and is the next step in increasing the awareness of the sport in the city and region.
Four schools will participate in the event including St Therese's PS and Gaelscoil Eadain Mhór from Derry along with Muff NS and Illies NS from Inishowen.
It is being organised by Derry City Council together with Derry and Donegal County Boards.
Urban Gaelic Games Coach with Derry City Council's Sports Development section, Shauna McCallion explained: "This cross border event aims to develop an interest in the region for this highly skilled sport. Participants from each school will be mixed to form individual teams which will give the opportunity to meet new friends while also engaging in some fun activity."
The tournament is being facilitated by Na Magha Hurling club together with Shauna McCallion (Derry City Council's Sports Development Section) and Gavin Craig (Donegal GAA Hurling Development Officer).
For more, contact Derry City Council's Sports Development Section on 048 71 361566
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