Indy hurlers readying for the start of the season which begins in May. (Photo courtesy of Indy GAA Facebook). On Monday evening at the Hard Rock Cafe in Downtown Indianapolis, Indy GAA were holding court as it was time for this year's 2013 Hurling League Draft. Over a period of two and a half hours, Indy GAA went through 17 rounds of picks [...]
Though it may be coldest February across the US Midwest, the folks in the city of Cleveland, Ohio are warmed and excited about hosting the North American GAA Nationals for the first time in over two decades later this summer. The last time the Championships came to Cleveland was in 1989 and the driving force behind attracting the event this [...]
The ebook came out in June but now the PRINT version of 'Hurling USA: America Discovers an Ancient Irish Sport' by Denis O'Brien is NOW OUT! Said the Celtic Life International Magazine - "his coverage is comprehensive, well-illustrated, and a fast-paced, terrific read." GET YOUR COPY HERE: https://www.createspace.com/4039130?ref... Also [...]
With the growing interest amongst Americans for the sport of hurling and with the All Ireland Hurling Final Replay coming up this weekend, GaelicSportsCast decided to broaden horizons and get two American hurlers perspective on Sunday's big re-match. In the Podcast we hear from Scott Cooper of the Akron Celtic Guards in Ohio as well as from [...]
The last hurling tournament of the season for the mid-western region of the U.S. took place on Saturday last with the Hurling Club of Madison hosting their 5th Mid West Hurling Tournament. Two teams from Wisconsin, Milwaukee and newcomers Fox River, were joined by clubs from Minnesota and those mighty men who traveled all the way from the wheat [...]
This Saturday marks an important occasion for hurlers across the mid-western states of America as the last tournament of the season takes places in the guise of the Midwest Hurling Tournament at Madison, Wisconsin. The tournament is hosted by the Hurling Club of Madison and is a much anticipated event each season, and in the podcast we talk [...]
In our podcast today we look back to last weekend's epic three days of Gaelic Sports at this year's North American GAA Nationals in Philadelphia. Some 95 teams and over 2000 players came together from all across North America to participate in this year's Nationals at a baking hot Pennypack Park in Philly with 14 Championships and Shield titles [...]
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To follow NACB Nationals Day 2 results, go to GaelicSportsCast Facebook page. See the Saturday Schedule posted here for an official update on the latest from the Nationals provided by Philadelphia GAA/NACB.
As Day 1 of the 2012 North American GAA Championships is underway today in Philadelphia, we bring you results as they come in and will post on GaelicSportsCast Facebook Page ... source from Pennypack Park says that conditions are "hot and humid with a light wind". Results to Date ... JCH - Milwaukee 8-7 (31) Seattle 2-0 (6) ... Baltimore 1-5 [...]