July Recap, Shipping Up to Boston and more

We have had a busy month of GAA and have had such a fun time. We are excited to announce the this will be the first time 3 teams from Cleveland have qualified and will be traveling to the USGAA Tournament in Boston. The Men’s Gaelic Football team played a hard fought game against PittsburghContinue reading “July Recap, Shipping Up to Boston and more”

Night At The Races 2021

The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) had huge momentum going into 2020 and despite the pandemic persisted and grew in Cleveland. Our Men’s football team continues to recruit and compete, our Ladies’ football team is growing in numbers and talent, and this season our new Hurling team will take the field for the first time inContinue reading “Night At The Races 2021”

2nd Annual 7’s Memorial Tournament

We are so excited to officially kick off this season with our 7’s Tournament in honor of Sean Gannon. Men’s & Ladies Teams from Pittsburgh, Chicago, Detroit, and Milwaukee will be traveling to our tournament and playing against each other for a championship. CLE GAA will be following all safety guidelines mandated by the stateContinue reading “2nd Annual 7’s Memorial Tournament”

Spring 2021 Updates – Cleveland GAA

We are excited more than ever to announce we are back for 2021. It was a long hard year with the pandemic and we are looking forward to getting back onto the pitch while still being safe and healthy. n 2020, we did not play a competitive schedule, but achieved the following: Practiced 1x perContinue reading “Spring 2021 Updates – Cleveland GAA”

Cleveland GAA February Update by Vincent Beach

On the Pitch: Cleveland St. Pat’s – St. Jarlath’s Gaelic Football Club is beginning the year by participating in indoor soccer leagues at the CAPS Fieldhouse in Valley View.  The Club has put forth two teams to compete in the Men’s Open and the Coed Leagues.  Not only are current players stretching their legs and honingContinue reading “Cleveland GAA February Update by Vincent Beach”

Cleveland GAA January Update, by Vincent Beach

Published in the January 2019 edition of the Ohio Irish American News Cleveland St. Pat’s – St. Jarlath’s Gaelic Football Club has a newly elected board: Chairperson – Vincent Beach; Vice-Chairperson – Nick Cobos; Secretary – Tom Beach; Treasurer – Joe Coyne; Public Relations Officer – Dan Kampman; and Player’s Representative – Kevin DeFranco.  CongratulationsContinue reading “Cleveland GAA January Update, by Vincent Beach”

December 2018 – Fields of Glory: Around the Midwest GAA

Published in the December edition of the Ohio Irish American News by Vincent Beach As the 2018 year closes, we are reminded of a couple of Cleveland anniversaries.  Seventy years ago, Cleveland Gaelic football re-organized and formed St. Pat’s, the longest continually run GAA club in the United States.  Fifty years ago, St. Pat’s ClevelandContinue reading “December 2018 – Fields of Glory: Around the Midwest GAA”

Fields of Glory: Around the Midwest GAA November’s Summary

Originally in the November Issue of the Ohio Irish American News by Vincent Beach The autumn GAA season is the time players get to recharge their batteries, take care of injuries, and get back into the strength conditioning that is often foregone for the endurance and skills training of the regular season.  Likewise, for the clubsContinue reading “Fields of Glory: Around the Midwest GAA November’s Summary”