Belgium Footballers lope down the road to Luxembourg for round 3 / finals of the Benelux regional competition

Benelux-Meeschterschaft am gälesche Fussball (This, friends, is Luxembourgish, a language not invented by three people as a joke, but a REAL LIFE ACTUAL LANGUAGE. This contradicts the constant refuting of ‘Belgian’ as a language. ‘Luxembourgish’ lives. This weekend, we’re heading down the E411 to Beggen Sports grounds outside Luxembourg City (well, not really a cityContinue reading “Belgium Footballers lope down the road to Luxembourg for round 3 / finals of the Benelux regional competition”

Amsterdam football tournament

Amsterdam takes centre stage in the European GAA calendar this weekend as the 3rd round of the Benelux Mens Championship and 2nd round of the Benelux Ladies Championship takes place on Saturday May 10th. We’re heading up at unmentionable o’clock tomorrow morning, with squads depleted by the recent rush to leave Brussels, the ongoing EuropeanContinue reading “Amsterdam football tournament”

Hurlers held in Den Haag final – 1st round

Belgium’s finest hurlers travelled north for the 1st round of the European Hurling Championship, held in Den Haag. The other teams represented were Den Haag, Dresden, Vikings, Belgium GAA Paris Gaels GAA. It was a difficult day for the hurlers, who lost out in the final to the Hague, having lost two players earlier inContinue reading “Hurlers held in Den Haag final – 1st round”

Belgium Regional Football Tournament – Happy women – 12th April 2014

5 “Belgians” and the rest of the world       Ladies of Belgium GAA turned out in force for the Belgium GAA regional football tournament, with 26 players on the day ready to don the red (tigers) and grey (grey haired) jerseys of Belgium. The teams, even, faced off against themselves, and players fromContinue reading “Belgium Regional Football Tournament – Happy women – 12th April 2014”

We’re hosting the 2nd round of the Benelux regional tournaments – Saturday 12th of April 2014 – you should come!

Its that time of the year again, when the regional rounds of tournaments really start getting into gear. It’s our turn, privilege and pleasure to invite you to join us for this next round of the regional competition. The lovely lads and lassies of Belgium GAA are delighteturnd to host the 2nd round of theContinue reading “We’re hosting the 2nd round of the Benelux regional tournaments – Saturday 12th of April 2014 – you should come!”

St.Patrick’s Festival 2014 & One Life Two Clubs

St. Patrick’s Day, or fortnight, depending on your take on the whole national celebration thing, has become a wonderful fixture in the life of our little club. This year, 2014, was to be no different. The sun shone, people showed up, the cakes were unreal, as ever, games were played, cruciate ligaments were dispatched withContinue reading “St.Patrick’s Festival 2014 & One Life Two Clubs”

A new year, a new start, a new committee, where to begin?

Well hello there. Ahem. Can you hear me? I hope so. This post comes with apologies and with thanks. Thanks firstly to the committee members from last year for all of the hard work that they put in running the wondrous thing that is Belgium GAA, an apology for not having this updated instantly withContinue reading “A new year, a new start, a new committee, where to begin?”

Double delight as Belgium GAA are crowned European Hurling and Camogie Champions

A dramatic day ended with the hurlers taking the European crown in the dying minutes in a tight final against The Hague, winning by just one point. The final whistle marked a unique double for the club on the Hurling/Camogie front as the ladies also took their championship on the final day despite a narrowContinue reading “Double delight as Belgium GAA are crowned European Hurling and Camogie Champions”

Ladies start Pan-Euro quest on the right foot with dominant win in Maastricht

  Belgium Ladies traveled to Maastricht on Saturday last for the first Pan euro tournament of the year. We had a strong panel of 14 traveling who were very happy with the reasonable time of departure from Schuman compared to recent trips!   It was a glorious sunny Saturday and we were looking forward toContinue reading “Ladies start Pan-Euro quest on the right foot with dominant win in Maastricht”