Hurling in North America News | August 2019

A lookback at hurling during August – In this episode, we recap the GAA World Games, the USGAA Finals, the Eastern Canadian Finals, and Hurlacrosse being played in Croke Park.

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Clubs featured in August:
JP Ryan’s Hurling Vancouver, Van Isle GAA, St Finnians Vancouver GAA, New York GAA, USA Camogie Collective – The Warriors, Twin Cities Robert Emmets Hurling, Gaelic Football & Hurling Association of Australasia, Middle East GAA, Darmstadt GAA, Ireland Lacrosse, Éire Óg Ottawa Senior Hurling Club, Canadian Gaelic Athletic Association, Eastern Canada GAA

NEW CLUBS:
The Vancouver GAA scene has been growing a lot, especially with the addition of 2 new clubs:
1) Van Isle GAA:
2) St Finnians Vancouver GAA:

VIDEO OF THE MONTH / TRAVELLING HURL
In August, the #HurlingNearMe travelling hurl made its way to Darmstadt GAA in Germany from Atlanta GAA. At the end of August, the #HurlingNearMe hurl has travelled a total of 15,752 km.

HURLACROSSE:
The full video of Hurlacrosse in Croke Park will be published soon!

AUGUST CLUB OF THE MONTH
Richmond Battery GAA took over the Play Hurling social media accounts in August, in the leadup to the USGAA Finals. During their takeover week, they got published in a local newspaper and on blogs, they hosted a watch party for the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final, and they documented their experience at the USGAA Finals.

Thank you so much to Kelly Morgan Smith and the rest of the Richmond Battery GAA for taking over the Play Hurling account.

Make sure to follow them: Richmond Battery GAA

Was there any news we missed? Comment down below what your hurling club got up to in August. Or let us know what your club got up to in the Autumn so we can include it in the next episode.

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Photo/Video Credit:
Hurlacrosse at GAA World Games via John Blackburn ( and GAA World Games Facebook Page.
USGAA Finals – JP Ryans:
USGAA Finals: Wicked Shamrock Photography:
All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final Highlights:
All-Ireland Poc Fada Championships:


Music by:

1) Joakim Karud – Take It Easy [From The Archive]:
2) Ventura – Look:
3) Ventura – Free:

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