Belgium GAA descends on Maastricht

On Saturday 6 November, the European football finals took place in Maastricht, for the third and final time in as many years. It was an epic day for Belgium GAA, the only club to bring 6 teams (plus a number of supporters) to a tournament, which was attended by 420 players in total. The dayContinue reading “Belgium GAA descends on Maastricht”

Coming Soon….Maastricht Football Finals…6 November 2010

It’s that time of year again, when Belgium GAA descends on Maastricht to play football and cause all kinds of trouble, both on and off the pitch. This year, at least 70 Belgium GAA members will cover the short journey to the Netherlands, where 10 ladies teams and 19 mens teams will go to battle.Continue reading “Coming Soon….Maastricht Football Finals…6 November 2010”

Belgium GAA Halloween Quiz Night

Come along to our Halloween themed quiz, complete with scary cocktails, spooky music, and the opportunity for you all to get dressed up in your ghoulish gear (optional but preferable). There will be great prizes on offer. €5 per person, maximum 5 people per table. Reserve early and on time by emailling Laura (lwhiskerd@gmail.com). LATESTContinue reading “Belgium GAA Halloween Quiz Night”

Munich witnesses exciting day of European Football Championship action

Press Release from European County Secretary: Belgium retain Ladies Football Championship The Hague get a great start in battle to retain Men’s Championship Jersey take honours in Shield round  Congratulations to Belgium GAA who have retained their ladies football championship with two rounds still to play. The Belgium club have now won four rounds andContinue reading “Munich witnesses exciting day of European Football Championship action”

Belgium GAA: Winners of 2010 European Hurling and Camogie Championship

  On 16 July 2010, Belgium GAA travelled by plane, train and automobile to the European Hurling and Camogie Finals in Zurich. The hurlers went to complete their clean sweep of tournaments, going into the tournament already confirmed as European Champions. They acquitted themselves with aplomb, winning the final against Zurich. The fate of camogieContinue reading “Belgium GAA: Winners of 2010 European Hurling and Camogie Championship”

The end of the beginning of a new Belgium GAA tradition

A note from Eoin Sheanon: Congratulations to Munster on their performances throughout the tournament and their deserved victory in the first Belgian Interclub tournament. The tournament will finish next Tuesday (20 July 2010) with winners Munster and 4th place Dublin playing against 2nd place The West and 3rd place Leinster. The game will kick offContinue reading “The end of the beginning of a new Belgium GAA tradition”

13 July 2010 – Outstanding display from Munster sees them take inter-club tournament as Connaught/Ulster/Clare (CUC hereafter) exit with a whimper

Report by Pearse O’Caoimh Munster 3-13 Connaught/Ulster/Clare 1-4 Both Munster and CUC came into the final round of games unbeaten as the crowds swelled around parc 50 in anticipation at what was expected to be the showcase match of the tournament. Though a quick glance at the sides during the warm up told a differentContinue reading “13 July 2010 – Outstanding display from Munster sees them take inter-club tournament as Connaught/Ulster/Clare (CUC hereafter) exit with a whimper”

13 July 2010 – Dublin Hopes Pearsed by Lustrous Leinster

Report by Oliver O’Callaghan Dublin 2-9 Leinster 4-11 With the “Coalition of the Willing” beaten by “Mercenaries Inc.” the Doobs still had a glimmer of hope of making the final. Standing in their way would be Leinster Lite playing for the not insignificant prize of their pride (at least half of this team has beenContinue reading “13 July 2010 – Dublin Hopes Pearsed by Lustrous Leinster”

8 July 2010 – Munster’s travelling circus moves on as the West awakes

Dublin: 0-8 Cork, Tipperary, Limerick, Waterford, Laois, Offaly, Cavan, England, Kenya, Romania, half the FC Irlande football team, anyone who has ever stepped into the hairy for a pint and the referee: 2-10 On the way up from Strasbourg yesterday afternoon the man on the radio told me that there was a heat wave inContinue reading “8 July 2010 – Munster’s travelling circus moves on as the West awakes”

30 June 2010 – The Quartering of Belgium

Background: the illustrious captain of Belgium GAA’s Mens Football A team, Eoin Sheanon, took it upon himself to rally the troops during the unexpected mid-season off-season of European football, by organising the very first Belgian Interclub League. With a wealth of players to choose from, the players were divided (very evenly*) into 4 teams: MunsterContinue reading “30 June 2010 – The Quartering of Belgium”