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”

Belgium Ladies V. Liverpool Wolfe Tones – Match Report from Birmingham

From Cathal Harkin – from the pitch side in Birmingham, comes this fairly excellent report of the day. All-Ireland Junior Championship Quarter-Final Wolfe Tones (Liverpool, Britain) 1-02 v 1-12 Belgium (Europe) What do you get if you cross a Colombian, a French, a Canadian, a Spaniard, some Belgian and a few Irish girls with anContinue reading “Belgium Ladies V. Liverpool Wolfe Tones – Match Report from Birmingham”

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”

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”

Save the date -2nd August – Camogie and Hurling Finals

Hurling&Camogie 2014 Info Packet We’re delighted to host the finals of the Camogie and Hurling competition this year. It will be held on the 2nd of August in Brussels, in the Royal Kituro Rugby Club in Ave des Jardins in Schaerbeek, Brussels 1030. The complete information pack, for your delight and delectation, is available onContinue reading “Save the date -2nd August – Camogie and Hurling Finals”

With pay-per-view GAA, are some emigrants more equal than others? – thoughts from Sean Kelly

Initially published on the Examiner website, the new deal with Sky Sports and the GAA is considered by Sean Kelly   The first mow of grass and the ball is thrown in ahead of another long summer. This year’s championship will be successful for some and a let-down for others, but one thing on manyContinue reading “With pay-per-view GAA, are some emigrants more equal than others? – thoughts from Sean Kelly”

Wet wet wet – Amsterdam and other stories

Can you drown while standing up? How can it rain so much? Those of you of a certain vintage will no doubt be familiar with the somewhat plaintive song by Travis, ‘Why does it always rain on me?’ … Supporters, players and the sodden sportsfans that endured the rotten weather on Saturday in Amstelveen couldContinue reading “Wet wet wet – Amsterdam and other stories”