MAGAA in the news
Richmond Battery GAA prepares for Hurling Nationals
August 18, 2019
The Richmond Battery GAA hurling and camogie team scrimmages Sunday, August 4, 2019, at Quioccasin Middle School in Richmond, Va., in preparation for the 2019 USGAA Finals in Leesburg, Va., Aug. 23 through Aug. 25. Video by Alexa Welch Edlund/Times-Dispatch
National sport of Ireland returns to Virginia Beach for third annual Coastal Virginia Cup
July 23, 2017
What exactly is “hurling?” There might not be an exact answer. With links to just about every known sport today- field hockey, rugby, soccer, baseball, etc.- it’s believed to be the oldest known sport in the world.
Irish Thighs are Smilin': The D.C. Gaels
August 10, 2009
JUST WATCHING GAELIC football is exhausting. The sport, a cross between rugby, soccer and basketball, has no breaks or timeouts. When the ball goes out of bounds, the game is immediately restarted with a new ball. When one team scores, the goalie scoops the ball out of the net and puts it back in play. “I’ve never run as hard as I do in these games,”...