And that dream, long and doggedly pursued, became reality for the Philadelphia Gaelic Athletic Association as it christened its new Limerick facility with a day of rough-and-tumble football and hurling.
Old boxing hands and newbies alike enjoyed an evening of pugilism with an Irish twist as the Harrowgate fighters of Philadelphia went up against the Holy Family boxers of Belfast. We have the pictures.
Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade Director Michael Bradley will be one of the many fans heading to Ireland August 30 for the Croke Park Classic, the first overseas game for the Penn State football team. He’ll be with the band.
The Celtic Football Club is one of the world’s most renowned soccer teams. In August, CFC youth coaches are coming to Upper Moreland to run what’s likely to be a memorable camp.
It was a friendly match–only Costa Rica is in World Cup play–but the enthusiasm was contagious at PPL Park in Chester this week. Brian Mengini was there and shot all the action–on the field and in the stands!
And in a shocker, novice footballers from Villanova take their opponents to school, and snag their first trophy.