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2017 Gaelic Football Co-ed Fall Superleague Information

Posted on Oct 2, 2017 in Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

The Ottawa Gaels Gaelic Football Co-ed Fall Superleague dates have been set. Join us for regular games, throughout October and November. Open to all for fun, fitness and friendship. All welcome – experienced, non experienced or just hoping to learn the game. Open to anyone 14 years or older. We invite all participants to register online (at the bottom of this page) so that we can plan accordingly. Full league information and registration is below. Dates October: 12th, 19th, 26th  10-11pm November: 2nd, 9th, 14th, 16th, 7-8pm Where Carleton University Outdoor (turf and grass fields near Field house) Games 7 v 7 coed teams. Game length to be determined. Teams that are not on the field will be responsible to ref/umpire/line and record game scores. Games will be scored and league winners will be presented at the annual club banquet at the end of November. Fees Free for all current registered and paid players. New players: $25 registration fee, and need a signed waiver....

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2017 Annual General Meeting – October 29th

Posted on Oct 2, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

The Ottawa Gaels invite you to join us for the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM), taking place on October 29th. This year’s AGM will be held at the Heart & Crown in the Byward Market, from 1-3pm. Our AGM gives our members and supporters an opportunity to hear from our board about the association’s performance and achievements over the past year. Join us as we review the year’s highlights and select our executive committee for the coming year. As we approach our Annual General Meeting, we are also seeking volunteers to fill key positions. We have several volunteer positions open for the coming year. If you are interested in getting involved but don’t want to take on an official role you can be on a committee or just offer a few hours of time at any time during the year (for example when we need extra help with Registration in spring). All and any help is appreciated. By getting involved, you’ll be a part of a thriving sporting and cultural community-based organization in Ottawa and play a vital role in building our club. To learn more about each position and how to apply, you can download this informational PDF which lists all the positions in detail and explains how you can apply. We look forward to seeing you...

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Save The Date! Our 2017 Awards Banquet is Saturday, November 25th

Posted on Sep 29, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

The Ottawa Gaels invite you to our year end banquet, happening on Saturday, November 25th at The Heart and Crown Byward Market. After another successful season we will be kicking off our cleats and handing out hardware for the Men’s and Women’s MVP, Most Improved, and Most Sporting players as well as awards for the club supporter of the year and club person of the year. Join us for a fun night that includes dinner, awards, live music, dance-offs and...

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2017 Mike Robinson Tournament – Sept 23

Posted on Sep 10, 2017 in Events, Men's Football, Ottawa Gaels, Women's Football, Youth Football | 0 comments

This year’s Mike Robinson Tournament will take place on Saturday, September 23rd. Our annual memorial tournament honours a wonderful friend of the Gaels and celebrates the excitement of our great sport in a fun, co-ed, family-friendly Gaelic Football tournament that is not too serious and spans the ages from 14 up to 70! As part of the days’ activities there is also a youth tournament for up and coming Gaelic footballers. The Youth portion of our tournament will run from...

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Ottawa To Host Eastern Provinces for Canadian Championships

Posted on Aug 23, 2017 in Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

OTTAWA (August 23rd, 2017) – In celebration of Canada150, the Ottawa Gaels (GAA) Gaelic football club and Éire Óg Ottawa Youth Hurling Club will host teams from Quebec, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island in the nation’s capital for the Eastern Canadian GAA Championships this September. “We’re delighted to welcome clubs to Ottawa during this seminal year for Canada,” said Ottawa Gaels Chairperson Kerry Mortimer. “As Canada commemorates 150 and reflects on the diversity and strength of our communities, these...

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Gaelic Football and the GAA is Family

Posted on Aug 4, 2017 in Ottawa Gaels, Youth Football | 0 comments

By Amy Van Brabant The hot afternoon late July sun is beating down. I join a group of spectators under a tree to watch an Under 14 Boys Gaelic Football match between the Ottawa Gaels from Canada and Trinity Milton from Massachusetts. The score is tied at the end of the second half. The players prepare for overtime, seeking refuge from the heat in the shady patch off to the side. I find myself caught up in the game,...

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