And in a shocker, novice footballers from Villanova take their opponents to school, and snag their first trophy.
Philly’s Gaelic Athletic Association will play host to the Continental Youth Championships in Malvern July 25 through 28.
Organizers hope the new youth Gaelic athletic club will catch fire with local kids, and help perpetuate Irish culture, throughout the area.
As the sun slowly sinks over Northeast Philly, a hard-working band of dedicated American athletes turn their minds and skills toward the ancient Irish sport of hurling.
Put up your dukes (and your cash) and put the local GAA club’s “Fight Night” on your card.