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First Philly-Area Collegiate Gaelic Sports Tourney Scores Big

And in a shocker, novice footballers from Villanova take their opponents to school, and snag their first trophy.

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Hawks Gaelic Footballers Sink Their Talons into Boston College

In a special game at Bishop McDevitt High School, the boys from St. Joseph’s proved their mettle. Proving once again that the Hawk will never die.

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The gang from Glenside

St. Joe Squares Off Against B.C. in a Saturday Gaelic Football Match

Who knew the Hawks had a team? Ah, but they do, and you can see them play at an exhibition game at Bishop McDevitt High School in Wyncote. It’s being sponsored by the Glenside Gaelic Club.

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On to the North American Finals!

GAA trophy matches on Sunday included one hair-raising finish in the last local Gaelic games ever on the well-worn field at Cardinal Dougherty. We have the pictures. Lots of ‘em.

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Two Rollicking GAA Games at Dougherty

Two exciting match-ups—ladies first, and then the men—gave the old athletic field a good workout. We have the final scores—and dozens of photos.

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A Long, Bruising Afternoon of Hurling and Football

And not just bruising. We covered all four afternoon games, and we have the photos to prove it.

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A Championship Weekend for the Delco Gaels

Three Gaels teams took home finals wins at the Continental Youth Championships, with runner-ups in two other championship games. We have well over 100 photos!

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Kids getting their kicks.

Philly’s Ready for the Continental Youth Championships

More than 2,000 kids, 8 to under 18, along with their families and supporters arrive this week for a huge tournament featuring young Gaelic football and hurling players from throughout the nation. The local Gaelic Athletic Association is putting out the welcome mat. It’s a lot of work.

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