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Gaelic Football Club - est. 1975

Ladies Football


Over two decades after it was first introduced to the city, Women’s Gaelic Football continues to thrive in the Canadian capital.  For Irish emigrants, the team offers a home away from home and for Canadians of Irish heritage, the opportunity to connect with the Irish community and culture. But regardless of your heritage – even if you have no connection to Ireland – this is a sport for all athletes looking for a new challenge that lets you easily transfer skills from soccer, volleyball, basketball or other team/field sports.

There’s a reason, however, why Gaelic Football is known as the “original beautiful game”. Combining the best parts of some of Canada’s favourite sports, the fast paced and dynamic game of Gaelic Football offers all players, regardless of background or experience, an exciting challenge and a welcoming community.

Download our Senior Program Guide for 2014

Download our Senior Program Guide for 2014

Check out our About Gaelic Football page to learn more about the game and to watch the Original Beautiful Game video.

With weekly training, games against teams from Toronto and Montreal, tournament play and regular social events, this season is gearing up to be another successful year for the women’s team. Whether you are newly arrived from Ireland, looking to connect with your roots or seeking out a new challenge and a bit of ‘craic’, we are always looking to recruit new players of every experience and skill level.

If you’re interested in trying out the game at a training session or would like to learn more about the team, please contact


A proud tradition of winning continues to flourish with the Women’s team. Dating back to 1994, The Ottawa Gaels Ladies have won 7 Championship Titles and 6 League Titles. The club’s first back to back double wins (League and Championship) occurred in 2001 and 2002 with more double wins in 2004 and 2006. 2006 was a particularly winning year with Five Cups. In 2006 the Ottawa Gaels won both the League and Championship of the Toronto Divisional Board, along with the Durham Emmets, Montreal Shamrocks and the International 7’s powerscreen tournaments, for a total of five cups.

Click here for a complete list of Championships.

2013 Ottawa Gaels Women's Team

2013 Ottawa Gaels Women’s Team

Senior Training Dates For Fall/Winter 2016/17

Fall/Winter weekly Dome sessions for ladies
Tuesday nights from 9:30-10:30pm at the Fonderie
Please mark your calendars with the following dates:
January 3 to April 24 – weekly
The Fonderie is located in Hull at 211 Montcalm Street (Hull) Gatineau, Quebec J8Y 3B7 the dome times will consist of 20 min working on game elements and 40 min of playing time.
All are welcome. on a monthly basis we encourage those new to the game to attend.
Co-ed – Saturdays at PETES
Co-ed workout sessions on Saturday mornings, from 10:30-12:00pm at PETES (Pierre Elliott Trudeau Elementary School).
January 14th to April 21st.
Similar to last year, we will do drills, stations, burpees (oh yes!), sprints, and indoor games with a gaelic twist.
Fee is a $2 donation for the PETES food program in lieu of gym rental.
Come one, come all. Open to everyone!


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