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”

Cleveland GAA Featured in Bush League Podcast

Some of the club members were recently featured on the Bush League podcast to tell the story of the Pat’s/Jarlath’s. From Bush League: “In this episode we examine what happens when having one team isn’t enough for Cleveland’s Gaelic football community. You’ll hear what the players say about the moment when this rivalry spanning 30Continue reading “Cleveland GAA Featured in Bush League Podcast”

Lakewood Looms Large In Plans For Championship Gaelic Football Team

via The Lakewood Observer By: Brian Royer Gaelic football is a centuries old Irish ball game played by teams of 15—or 13 in the United States—on a field very similar to a soccer field. The objective is to pass the ball into the other team’s goal for three points, or through a set of twoContinue reading “Lakewood Looms Large In Plans For Championship Gaelic Football Team”