Red sky at night, shephards delight, red sky in the morning, its really really early

Tomorrow morning, a group of 29 Belgium GAA men travel to Maastricht to compete in the European football finals. Fielding two teams, one in the senior championship and the another in intermediate, and following months of hard training and playing numerous tournaments, it all comes down to this one day of football. The men haveContinue reading “Red sky at night, shephards delight, red sky in the morning, its really really early”

Last training session in ordinary time complete – Maastricht to see what we’re made of

What a year. 2014 has been an immense season. We’re a few days away from the close of an incredible year. .and we’ve this weekend to look forward to! The photos say more than I can. 4 Belgian teams will participate in the action across the day, topped off with a reception in the lovelyContinue reading “Last training session in ordinary time complete – Maastricht to see what we’re made of”

All Stars you say?

  Kicking off early in the VUB, we’ll have mens, ladies, not quite ladies, not yet men’s matches all day: bring small change and notes because the formidable current players of Belgium GAA will be selling *raffle tickets* – oh yes, we’ll be doling out the prizes in Devs in the evening.   BUT –Continue reading “All Stars you say?”

A Belgian belle returns

A post from our very own Bros about the impending weekend It’s been six long months since I last set foot in Brussels – the longest I’ve stayed away since 2008, and I feel it, most acutely, in my soul. I’m in denial that Brussels and Belgium GAA continues on without me – sure howContinue reading “A Belgian belle returns”

Hurling and Camogie Finals 2014 – Belgium do the double

The finals of the Hurling and Camogie competitions of 2014 came to Kituro Rugby Club – and our very own Paddy Donnelly’s brother wrote this report. We thought you’d enjoy it. He promotes GAA games both at home and abroad. http://gaascores.com/2014/08/belgium-claim-european-hurling-and-camogie-championship-titles/ The final tournament of the European Hurling Championship took place in Brussels last week, withContinue reading “Hurling and Camogie Finals 2014 – Belgium do the double”

Not lost, nor lonely, Belgium wanders to Bavaria: An Ode to München

Monday, funday. Sometimes flashes of the weekend past are all you need to power through a desk and a computer based morning, when all you can really think of, or want to think of, is the weekend you’ve had, the football played, the sights you’ve seen (HUNDREDS OF GERMANS CROSSING THE ROAD WHEN THE GREENContinue reading “Not lost, nor lonely, Belgium wanders to Bavaria: An Ode to München”

Belgium bound for Bayern(Munich) & we need to talk about Kevin

It is cold, it is wet, it is miserable and yes, it is early July. This is unfair. It is bucketing down and wet and cold and *gasp* Belgium have been knocked out of the World Cup. Its just not fair or ok. With nights without 3 matches ahead of us, its going to beContinue reading “Belgium bound for Bayern(Munich) & we need to talk about Kevin”

Destination: Junkers Bunker (aka Lux)

Friday, 27th of June, 2014. A surreal day. Brussels is locked down as European Heads of State come together in the aftermath of the European Parliamentary Elections 2014/*Bun Fight 2014 – to carve up who gets what part of European Priorities/cake for the next five years, and guess who is on the head of theContinue reading “Destination: Junkers Bunker (aka Lux)”

Ladies football intra-club league set to start tomorrow – Brussels hospitals primed and ready for influx

The team that plays together stays together. But the team that divides up by nationality/province/provenance –  well – is certainly setting itself up for some intense battles. Les capitanas have decided to split the ladies players into Munster v. Leinster v. Rest of World. Basically, ROG v BOD v the UN. These three teams willContinue reading “Ladies football intra-club league set to start tomorrow – Brussels hospitals primed and ready for influx”