In this episode, we take a look at what happened in the North American Hurling community in November and December of 2022, including the Orlando 7’s tournament, Nashville’s feature on a podcast, and which hurling tournaments you should go to in 2023.
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New Hurling Clubs
In new club news, Vancouver has a new hurling club! Vancouver Wolfe Tones Hurling Club was officially started in December 2022. They’re looking for new players for the 2023 season.
There are now 188 clubs in North America, with 9 new clubs starting up in 2022.
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Orlando 7s Tournament
In Central Florida, the Orlando 7s Hurling Tournament was held on November 12th. Hurlers and Camogs across Florida and Georgia participated with Atlanta GAA bringing home the cup. They also hosted a poc fada to finish up the tournament.
Nashville GAC On A Podcast
In Tennessee, two players from Nashville GAC were featured on the East Nashville Yacht Club podcast. They even taught the hosts how to play hurling.
NCGAA Central Tournament
In college news, the NCGAA hosted a tournament for universities in USA’s Central and Northeast regions. The tournament was held in Hartford, CT with the University of Pittsburgh taking the win.
2023 Hurling Tournaments
When will hurling return in 2023 in North America? There are a lot of North American hurling tournaments in 2023 to look forward to. Here are some of them:
January 13-15 – Suncoast 7s Tournament hosted by Tampa Bay GAA in Tampa, FL
February 4 – Indoor Box Hurling hosted by Roc City Gaelic in Rochester, NY
February 18 2023 – Over 40s Tournament hosted by NCGAA in Las Vegas, NV
March 25-26 – NCGAA College Hurling Championships in Louisville, KY
April – Music City Invitational hosted by Nashville GAC in Nashville, TN
July 24-28 – GAA World Games in Derry and Croke Park in Dublin
July 27-30 – Continental Youth Championships (CYC) in San Francisco, CA
August 18-20 – USGAA Finals in Denver, CO
September 16 – Midwest Tournament in Madison, WI
Photo of the month – New York Minor Board
The photo of the month goes to the New York Minor Board for their pictures of the Christmas Camogie & Hurling Academy. They captured senior hurling players coaching the next generation of players aged U13 – U15.
Video of the month – Midwest GAA
The video of the month goes to the Midwest GAA for their promotional video for the 2023 season by Charlie Magovern Photography.
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Sharon Redican (Instagram: sharonredicanphotos)
Roc City Gaelic (Instagram: roccitygaelic)
Denver Gaels GAA (Instagram: denvergaels)
East Nashville Yacht Club (Spotify)
Piaras Ó Mídheach (Sportsfile)
Tim Danger Cabeen (Facebook – NCGAA)
Jeff Carty (Facebook)
Orlando GAA (Facebook)