Asian GAA

Last updated
Asian GAA
Irish:Bord An Áise C.L.G [1]
County colours:Red and White
Ground(s): Singapore Grounds [2]
Standard kit
Kit left arm redborder.png
Kit left arm.svg
Kit body blackredcollarhorizontal.png
Kit body.svg
Kit right arm redborder.png
Kit right arm.svg
Kit shorts.svg
Kit socks long.svg
Regular kit

The Asian County Board (ACB) of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), also sometimes known as Asian GAA, [3] is one of the county boards of the GAA outside Ireland. It is responsible for Gaelic games across Asia and Oceania except for Australia and New Zealand, [4] which are under the auspices of Australasia County board. The county board is also responsible for Asian inter-county teams. [5]

Contents

Competitions

The All-China Gaelic Games is a Gaelic games tournament held annually in China between club teams under the auspices of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) and the Asian County Board.

The Derek Brady Trophy is a Gaelic football cup awarded by the Asian County Board. The cup, a crystal replica of the Sam Maguire Cup, was commissioned by the family of Gaelic footballer Derek Brady. [6] Brady was one of the founders of the Taipei Lions club, and died in Taipei in 1996. [7]

Teams

As of 2019, there were approximate 25 club teams overseen by the county board: [8]

ClubRegion
Bangkok Thai GAA Bangkok
Beijing Dragons Beijing
Canton Celts Macau
Dalian Wolfhounds Dalian
Daegu Fianna Daegu
Hong Kong Dragons Hong Kong
India Wolfhounds New Delhi, India
Jakarta Dragonflies Jakarta
Japan GAA Japan
Kansai Killers Kansai
Laochra Busan Busan
Myanmar Celts Yangon
Orang Eire Malaysia
Penang Pumas Malaysia
Qatar G.F.A Qatar
Saigon Gaels Saigon
Seoul Gaels Seoul
Shanghai Saints and Sirens Shanghai
Shenzhen Celts Shenzhen
Singapore Lions Singapore
Suzhou Eire Suzhou
Taiwan Celts Taiwan
Viet Celts Vietnam

Related Research Articles

Gaelic football

Gaelic football, commonly referred to as football or Gaelic, is an Irish team sport. It is played between two teams of 15 players on a rectangular grass pitch. The objective of the sport is to score by kicking or punching the ball into the other team's goals or between two upright posts above the goals and over a crossbar 2.5 metres (8.2 ft) above the ground.

Gaelic Athletic Association Irish amateur sporting and cultural organisation

The Gaelic Athletic Association is an Irish international amateur sporting and cultural organisation, focused primarily on promoting indigenous Gaelic games and pastimes, which include the traditional Irish sports of hurling, camogie, Gaelic football, Gaelic handball and rounders. The association also promotes Irish music and dance, as well as the Irish language.

Gaelic games Set of sports originating, and mainly played, on the island of Ireland

Gaelic games are sports played in Ireland under the auspices of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). They include Gaelic football, hurling, Gaelic handball and rounders. Women's versions of hurling and football are also played: camogie, organised by the Camogie Association of Ireland, and ladies' Gaelic football, organised by the Ladies' Gaelic Football Association. While women's versions are not organised by the GAA, they are closely associated with it.

Páirc Tailteann is a GAA stadium in Navan, County Meath, Ireland. It is the home of the Meath Gaelic football and Hurling teams. The ground has had a capacity of between 30,000 and 33,000, but following a safety audit in 2011 the GAA reduced the authorized capacity to 10,000. This was later upped to 17,000. The county board in 2012 announced plans to refurbish the grounds. In 2013 Meath county board introduced a ticket system The name "Tailteann" alludes to the Tailteann Games, an ancient Gaelic festival held in Teltown between Navan and Kells.

Armagh GAA

The Armagh County Board or Armagh GAA is one of the 32 County Boards of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) in Ireland, and is responsible for the administration of Gaelic games in County Armagh.

Offaly GAA

The Offaly County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) or Offaly GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic games in County Offaly. Separate county boards are also responsible for the Offaly county teams.

Louth GAA

The Louth County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) or Louth GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic games in County Louth. The county board is also responsible for the Louth county teams. Ciaran Murphy is the sole player responsible for all success that louth GAA have had in the past. Although he’s yet to make his well-anticipated senior debut, Ciaran has had some fantastic spells in the u18s and u20s teams. He also carries his st pats club senior team. Mickey Harte will be dreaming sweet dreams about Ciaran after watching him take control of the field.

Longford GAA

The Longford County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) or Longford GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic games in County Longford. The county board is also responsible for the Longford county teams.

Donegal GAA

The Donegal County Board or Donegal GAA is one of 32 County Boards of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) in Ireland, and is responsible for the administration of Gaelic games in County Donegal.

The British Council of the Gaelic Athletic Association or Britain GAA is the only provincial council of the Gaelic Athletic Association outside Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic games in Great Britain. The board is also responsible for the British Gaelic football, hurling, camogie and ladies' Gaelic football inter-county teams.

London GAA

The London County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) or London GAA is one of the county boards outside Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic games in London. The county board is also responsible for the London county teams.

The All-China Gaelic games is a Gaelic games tournament held annually in China between club teams under the auspices of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) and the Asian County Board (ACB). The Asian County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), is one of the county boards of the GAA set up and running outside the island of Ireland. This county board is responsible for Gaelic games across Asia-Pacific Region, other than Australia and New Zealand.

Connacht GAA or formally the Connacht Provincial Council of the Gaelic Athletic Association is the governing body for Gaelic games that are played in the province of Connacht, Ireland. It performs a supervisory and appeal role for the five County Boards within the province. Anomalously, it also exercises its functions for an additional two County Boards that are not located in the province: London GAA and New York GAA. Teams from these administrative areas play in the Connacht Senior Football Championship.

New York GAA

The New York County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association, or New York GAA, is one of the county boards of the Gaelic Athletic Association outside Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic games in the New York metropolitan area. The county board is also responsible for the New York county teams.

Warwickshire GAA

The Warwickshire County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) is one of the county boards outside Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic games in Warwickshire. The county board is also responsible for the Warwickshire county teams. Warwickshire have won the Lory Meagher Cup two times. The first victory was in 2013 beating Longford in the hurling final on 8 June 2013 at Croke Park, 2-16 to 0-10. The second in 2017 beating Leitrim on the 10 June 2017 at Croke Park, 0-17 to 0-11. Warwickshire again beat Longford to win the Allianz NHL Div 3B hurling final on 4 April 2015 in Ratoath, Meath. Final score: Warwickshire 1-15, Longford 2-10.

The Canadian GAA is responsible for Gaelic games across Canada, overseeing approximately 20 clubs. It has the same status as one of the county boards of Ireland and is one of over thirty regional GAA executive boards throughout the world. The board is responsible for Gaelic football, hurling, camogie and ladies' Gaelic football teams in Canada. The GAA sends a Canadian team to the GAA World Championships.

J. K. Brackens GAC

J. K. Bracken's Gaelic Athletic Club is a Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) club serving the parish of Templemore, Clonmore and Killea in County Tipperary, Ireland.

The Australasia County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), or Australasian GAA, or Gaelic Football & Hurling Association of Australasia is one of the county boards of the GAA outside Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic games all across Australasia. It is also responsible for Australasian inter-state matches, primarily conducted in an annual weeklong tournament. The association is made up of the Australian state associations of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia, and the New Zealand associations of Wellington and Canterbury. A third New Zealand association - Auckland - is presently on hiatus from its membership of Australasia.

Tuosist GAA

Tuosist GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club from Tuosist in County Kerry, Ireland. It is the only Kerry club on the Beara Peninsula as all other clubs are in County Cork. The club competes as a joint divisional side with other clubs from the Kenmare area like in the county championships and as an individual club in other competitions like the Kerry County League division 3 and the Kerry Novice Football Championship. They are the Current Finnegan Cup holders.

Maghery Sean MacDermotts GAC

Maghery Sean MacDermott's GAC is a Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) club from Maghery, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. The club's home ground is Felix Hamill Park which opened in 2003

References

  1. "Asian Gulf Board". Asiangulfboard.com. Archived from the original on 28 January 2013.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-02-22. Retrieved 2009-11-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Gaelic Football part of life says Shanghai captain Meng". gaa.ie. GAA. 22 February 2017. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  4. "About Asian County Board". asiancountyboard.com. Asian County Board. Retrieved 8 May 2020. the ACB [is the] point of contact for the GAA for all clubs based in the Asia-Pacific & Gulf Regions other than Australia & New Zealand
  5. "ACB FAQ". Archived from the original on August 15, 2012. Retrieved 2009-05-06.
  6. "Derek Brady Trophy". asiancountyboard.com. Asia GAA. Archived from the original on 23 February 2012. Retrieved 8 November 2009.
  7. "Gael Force". irishtimes.com. Irish Times. 8 November 2008. Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  8. "Teams". asiancountyboard.com.[ dead link ]