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”

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”

Belgium GAA and SUAS, Ladies fundraiser, Dendermonde 10km, 23rd of March, 2014

Hello there again. How nice to see you all. What do the Sunderbands, Mukuru Kwa Reuben and Dendermonde have in common? It’s a fiendishly hard question, but this year the answer is you, or more hopefully, us. How come? Pray tell? How is this the answer? Well the answer lies in what we’re going toContinue reading “Belgium GAA and SUAS, Ladies fundraiser, Dendermonde 10km, 23rd of March, 2014”

Belgium GAA hosts the 2nd round of the Benelux Regional Football and Ladies Football Competition

On 18 May 2013 (09h00-18h00), Belgium GAA will host the second round of the Benelux Regional Football and Ladies Football 2013, with teams visiting from the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Germany. Join our Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/events/423830477712294/ This tournament will take place in the excellently located surroundings of the Kituro Rugby Club (www.kituro.be). Bus 63 from GareContinue reading “Belgium GAA hosts the 2nd round of the Benelux Regional Football and Ladies Football Competition”

Back-slapping: Race Night 2012

A wise Belgium GAA man once referenced an even wiser woman (actually he referenced her a number of times, but she is very wise, so that’s alright). This wise woman stood tall, with her hand on her hip, and spoke about Belgium GAA as a club that was developing into a community, a home awayContinue reading “Back-slapping: Race Night 2012”

Kelly getting stuck into European GAA

(The following is an article by Belgium GAA’s own Dave Barrett, published on http://www.joe.ie on 6 April 2011) It’s nearly two years since former GAA President Sean Kelly was elected to the European Parliament. In that time he’s also served as Honorary President of Belgium GAA. This week he tells JOE about the challenges facingContinue reading “Kelly getting stuck into European GAA”

Belgium Hurlers Win in Den Haag

Monday 3rd May Belgium Hurlers, European Champions in 2009, continued their impressive run of success on May 1st last, clocking up their 7th tournament win in a row and their first of 2010. Belgium won the final by 1-8 to 1-5, with a goal by captain Phil Cushen the difference between the sides in theContinue reading “Belgium Hurlers Win in Den Haag”

Belgium Gaelic Footballers Take Honours in Den Haag

Monday 12 April – Belgium Gaelic Footballers Take Honours in Den Haag The men of Belgium GAA recorded a famous victory on Saturday last in the final of the 2nd round of the Benelux Championship in extra time over hosts and 2009 European Champions Den Haag. The final score was 2-11 to 1-9. The resultContinue reading “Belgium Gaelic Footballers Take Honours in Den Haag”

Will you meet me on Clare Island?

  Wednesday March 17th Paddy’s Day and the drinking is easy, but the hearts and minds of Belgium GAA’s finest are set on the Clare Island Tournament this Saturday 20th March. Belgium GAA men travel to the soft and craggy isle off the coast of Mayo this weekend seeking to retain the Richard Hayes MemorialContinue reading “Will you meet me on Clare Island?”

Munich Tournament Report – 2009

The following is a tournament report from the first Pan-European Football Championship of 2009, held on 25 July in Munich, Germany. As usual, the organisation of the tournament was a triumph from start to finish – many thanks and well done, Munich GAA! Editor’s note: this post concerns only the matches played by the BelgiumContinue reading “Munich Tournament Report – 2009”