A busy month ahead for Belgium GAA

Over the next month, Belgium GAA will be hosting 3 separate events that anyone can attend. It will be an extremely busy four weeks for the club so make sure to reach out to your code officer or on social media if you can volunteer your time. Benelux Football Championship – Round 2 Belgium GAAContinue reading “A busy month ahead for Belgium GAA”

Belgium GAA is Recruiting for 2023

The 2023 season begins Monday 13 Feb 2023, and this year’s a big one with all codes looking to win their respective championships. Our club is aiming to add to its 33 European Championships as the most successful club in Europe! Are you Irish and working/studying in Belgium this year?  Keep your ties with theContinue reading “Belgium GAA is Recruiting for 2023”

Belgium GAA End of Year Dinner and Awards 2022

After 3 years, the club was finally able to have one of the most anticipated nights of the season, the end of year dinner. A great night was had by all and the awards for 2022 were given to the following: Club Awards Honorary Lifetime Membership: Barbara Wynne Club Person of the Year: Sean RyanContinue reading “Belgium GAA End of Year Dinner and Awards 2022”

The Belgian At The Heart Of Belgium GAA’s Extraordinary Season

This article originally features on Balls.ie (Rory Cassidy) Florina Tobon didn’t take the typical entry route into GAA. Her mother is from Belgium, her father is from Colombia, neither of which is a gaelic football stronghold. Up until the age of 21 she had never even played a team sport. Enter Belgium GAA, also knownContinue reading “The Belgian At The Heart Of Belgium GAA’s Extraordinary Season”

Off The Ball AM: Jenny Moore of Belgium GAA talks about the epic journey to reach the All-Ireland quarter-final

@BelgiumGAA‘s Craobh Rua went on a remarkable run to the All-Ireland JFC quarterfinal at the weekend where they lost to @BlayneyFaughs. Belgium GAA Ladies Football Officer and midfielder Jenny Moore joins Ger and Shane on #OTBAM after the team’s sensational season culminated in an All-Ireland JFC quarter-final. You can watch the full interview here:

Belgium GAA V Castleblayney Faughs (Monaghan) – Ladies Football Match Report

Belgium GAA: 5-2 (17) Castleblayney Faughs: 2-19 (25) Maastricht, The Netherland 20/11/2022 An extraordinary year for the Belgium GAA ladies football team came to an extraordinary end as they faced off against the Ulster champions, Castleblayney Faughs (Monaghan)  in the All Ireland Junior Club Championship Quarter Final. It was a cold Sunday morning in MaastrichtContinue reading “Belgium GAA V Castleblayney Faughs (Monaghan) – Ladies Football Match Report”

Belgium GAA exit All-Ireland club championship in eight-point defeat

This article originally features on The 42.ie Castleblayney Faughs booked their place in the All-Ireland club junior semi-finals with an eight-point win in Maastricht. Castleblayney Faughs 2-19 Belgium GAA 5-2 BELGIUM GAA’S CLUB championship run came to an end on Sunday morning as they were beaten by Castleblayney Faughs in Maastricht. Ulster champions Castleblayney ranContinue reading “Belgium GAA exit All-Ireland club championship in eight-point defeat”

The remarkable rise of multicultural Belgium GAA to an All-Ireland quarter-final

The original article featured on The 42.ie (Emma Duffy) Marla Candon tells the team’s story as all roads lead to Maastricht in Holland for Sunday’s showdown against Monaghan side Castleblaney. THERE WAS, INDEED, a real sense this was a massive achievement. Craobh Rua of Belgium, or Belgium GAA, booked an unlikely All-Ireland ladies club footballContinue reading “The remarkable rise of multicultural Belgium GAA to an All-Ireland quarter-final”

Spanish ‘Gooch’ hoping to lead Belgian Gaels to historic breakthrough

The article originally features on Sky Sports, RTÉ, Her Sport, and The Independent (Daragh Small) She was once nicknamed ‘the Spanish Gooch’ by Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh. She stands 165cm tall, speaks multiple languages, hails from Andalucia and Sunday’s currentaccount.ie All-Ireland Junior Club quarter-final will mean that bit more for Anay Rios. The diminutive Spaniard hasContinue reading “Spanish ‘Gooch’ hoping to lead Belgian Gaels to historic breakthrough”

Belgium united by passion for the game as they prepare for ‘Blayney showdown – The Irish Times

Original Article by The Irish Times here (Mary Hannigan) Ulster champions may feel like they are taking on the United Nations when they face Brussels-based Craobh Rua in All-Ireland JFC quarter-final in Maastricht Safe to say, this fixture stood out in the list issued by the Ladies Gaelic Football Association earlier this week: “All-Ireland JuniorContinue reading “Belgium united by passion for the game as they prepare for ‘Blayney showdown – The Irish Times”