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Wednesday October 4th 2023
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#264 GAA North America youth showpiece underway in Boston

The day that so many young Americans has been longing for has finally arrived as this year’s Continental Youth Championships gets underway today Thurdsay, Aug 4 at the Irish Cultural Centre, Canton outside Boston.

This 8th annual Continental Youth Championships (CYC) started early this morning and over the next four days will see some 100 teams from all across America, including New York and Canada with invited teams from England and Ireland all in action.

This tournament is the showpiece for underage GAA youth development in North America and will see competition in all four codes from U8 through U18.

It takes a mammoth task to organize this event each year which is expected to attract 2,000 participants and thousands of spectators to this growing tournament.

To get a feel for the scale of the four day event, we here from Boston Northeast Games Development Administrator (GDA), Mike Moynihan and Northeast GAA PRO, Rory O’Donnell.


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