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November 2nd, 2019


 WDB - SFGAA 2020 Board:

Chairman: Bertie Penny - Fog City Harps LGFC.
Vice-Chairman: Frank McGovern - Young Irelanders/St. Brendan's GFC.
Corresponding Secretary: Mike Nash - Eire Og GFC.
Recording Secretary: Claire Colleran - Fog City Harps LGFC.
Treasurer: Barry McGrath - St. Joseph's HC / Sons of Boru / Celts
Registrar: Liam Moloney - Sean Treacys GFC.
PRO: Conor McCarthy - St. Joseph's HC & Carling Cameron - Clan Na nGael LGFC.

SFGAA hosted their AGM last night 10/30/19 at the UICC. We would again like to thank all our members, sponsors, and referees for all their support during the 2019 GAA season. We look forward to the year ahead.

SFGAA would like to thank outgoing Registrar Eoin O'Keefe - St. Joseph's HC, who has returned to Ireland with his family and we wish them all well.

Our thanks also goes to outgoing Chairman Liam Moloney for his leadership and support over the past years. Thankfully he will continue as a Board Officer and will be our Registrar for the season ahead.

We welcome back Bertie Penny who accepted his nomination for Chairman of the Board. We look forward to the year ahead along with our new members Claire Colleran, Conor McCarthy & Carling Cameron.



October 23rd, 2019

SFGAA AGM has been confirmed for next Wednesday October the 30th, from 7-9pm at the United Irish Cultural Center.

This is your chance to get involved with the development of the Adult GAA. We will have many vacancies for the 2020 Board.






October 21st, 2019

Run in the Dark San Francisco 2019, taking place on the 13th of November at 7pm.



Run in the Dark is the principal fundraising event for the Mark Pollock Trust -  https://www.markpollock.com/



When you sign up a prepaid team of 10 or more participants, we waive the transaction fee which means a saving of  $2 per person. Each participant will receive a flashing armband and exclusive Run in the Dark buff.

https://www.runinthedark.org/san-francisco/



September 24th, 2019

Congratulations to all our SFGAA Teams who participated in the USGAA Finals hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Division in Leesburg, Virginia - over the weekend of August 23rd to 25th.


Unfortunately, just one of our teams got the rub of the green and well done to Cu Chulainn CC, who brought home the Senior Camogie Cup for the second year in a row!


Senior Camogie Final: Win for Cu Chulainn 3.20 (29) V Le Cheile - Toronto 3.09 (18) - after Extra Time!


Junior A Ladies Football Final: Loss for Clan Na nGael 3.03 (12) v Aisling Gaels - Chicago 3.06 (15).


Senior Ladies Football Final: Loss for Fog City Harps 3.10 (19) v St. Brigids - Chicago 4.16 (28).


Senior Hurling Final: Loss for Na Fianna 5.20 (35) v winners of JP Ryans - Vancouver 1.33 (36) - after Extra Time.


On Saturday, St. Joseph’s were defeated in the Junior A Hurling Semi Final on a scoreline of St. Joseph’s 2.11(17) v Madison 2.18 (24).




August 15th, 2019

Where are you watching the Hurling All-Ireland Final this Sunday - UICC would be happy to host you and your family - They will also have a GAA Jersey Give Away, sponsored by San Francisco Youth GAA.
Hopefully we will see you there!

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August 14th, 2019

SFGAA would like to congratulate all our Champions after our Finals Day on Treasure Island Sunday August 11th:

Junior Hurling: St. Joseph's HC 1.22 v So-Cal Hurling HC 1.19.
Senior Football: Sean Treacy's GFC 2.15 v Young Irelanders/St. Brendan's GFC 0.09.
Senior Hurling: Na Fianna 3.16 v Tipperary HC 2.16.

We would like to thank all our Finals Referees:
Senior and Junior Hurling Referee Liam Reidy and Senior Football Referee Bertie Penny.
We would also like to thank all our Referees and Clubs who provided Officials for the season; Liam Reidy, Bertie Penny, Declan O’Donnell, Terry Tracey, Liam Maloney, Phillip Kelly, Maurice Condon and Colm Egan.

To all the Clubs, Players, Coaches, Supporters, and Sponsors we would like to thank you all for a great season. Look out for future events for your club and also the Youth and Adult GAA Board’s. It is your support that keeps GAA alive!

Junior Football Final: Michael Cusack's GFC v Pearse Og GAC to take place Saturday August 17th, at 2pm.

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August 9th, 2019
SFGAA Final's Schedule of the games for this Sunday August 11th on Treasure Island:


11am, Junior Hurling: St. Joseph's HC v So-Cal Hurling HC. Ref: Liam Reidy. Officials: TBC.

1pm, Senior Football: Sean Treacys GFC v Young Irelanders/St. Brendan's GFC. Ref: Bertie Penny. Officials: TBC.

3pm, Senior Hurling: Tipperary HC vs Na Fianna HC. Ref: Liam Reidy. Officials: TBC.

Reminders:

$7 at the gate - Open at 9:45 am.

Bar & Food available on Treasure Island.


Junior Football Final: Michael Cusack's GFC v Pearse Og GAC to take place Saturday August 17th, game schedule TBC.




July 19th, 2019


SFGAA Championship Schedule for Treasure Island - Sunday July 21st:

$7 Entry Fee - Food available for purchase and TI Bar also open.


NP DayJuly 21Field A
TBD9:00 AMLadies Sr MixClan vs FogN/P/WDB
NP10:00 AMJHSJ v TippLadies/NP
Liam Reidy11.20amJHNF v NPSJ/Tipp
Philip Kelly12.40pmMSFST v YISBNF/NP
Philip Kelly2.00pmSHNF v NPST/YISB
Philip Kelly3.20pmMSFUls v BoruNF/NP


July 19th, 2019


SFGAA Championship Results from Treasure Island - Saturday July 13th.

Junior Football: LA Cougars 2.16 (22) v Eire Og 0.07.

Junior Hurling: So Cal Hurling defeated Naomh Padraig.

Junior Football: Michael Cusack's defeated Pearse Og.


SFGAA Championship Results from Treasure Island - Sunday July 14th:

Ladies Junior Football: Fog City Harps defeated Clan Na nGael.

Junior Hurling: Na Fianna defeated So Cal Hurling.

Senior Football: Sons of Boru/Celts v YISB.

Senior Hurling: Na Fianna 1.16 (19) v Tipperary 1.12 (15).

Senior Football: Ulster 3.14 (23) v Sean Treacys 2.10 (16).

Field B

Junior Football: LA Cougars defeated v SF Combo.

A big thanks to OC Wild Geese GFC, St. Peter's Hurling Club San Diegoand Cougars Gaelic Football Club (So Cal HC), who travelled to the Bay Area for a weekend of Hurling and Football - as they prepare for the USGAA Finals Championship.

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July 11th, 2019


SFGAA Championship Schedule on Treasure Island - Saturday July 13th - Field B only.

3.30pm, Junior Football: LA Cougars v Eire Og. Ref: Kevin Boylan.

4.45pm, Junior Hurling: So Cal Hurling v Naomh Padraig. Ref: TBC.

6.00pm, Junior Football: Pearse Og v Michael Cusack's. Ref: Liam Moloney.


SFGAA Championship Schedule on Treasure Island - Sunday July 14th:

9.30am. Ladies Junior Football: Fog City Harps v Clan Na nGael. Ref: Terry Treacy. Officials: WDB.

10.45am, Junior Hurling: So Cal Hurling v Na Fianna. Ref: Tipp. Officials: Fog/Clan.

12.15pm, Senior Football: YISB v Boru. Ref: Philip Kelly. Officials: ST/Ulster.

1.30pm, Senior Hurling: Na Fianna v Tipperary. Ref: Philip Kelly. Officials: SoCal/Boru-Celts.

3.00pm, Senior Football: Sean Treacys v Ulster. Ref: Liam Reidy. Officials: NF/Tipp.


Field B

11.20am, Junior Football: LA Cougars v SF Combo. Ref: Gavin Teague. Officials: TBC.


$7 Entry Fee. Food available for purchase and TI Bar open.



July 3rd, 2019


SFGAA Championship Results from this Weekend Saturday June 29 and Sunday June 30:


Saturday June 29 -


Junior Hurling. So-Cal Hurling 7.26 v St Joseph's 4.13.


Sunday June 30 -


Junior Football: Michael Cusack's 5.10 (25) v YISB 2.04 (10).

Junior Hurling: So-Cal Hurling 5.13 (28) v Tipperary 2.19 (25).

Senior Football: Sean Treacys 0.16 v Sons of Boru/Celts 1.13 (16).

Senior Hurling: Tipperary 3.27 (36) v Naomh Padraig 1.20 (23).

Senior Football: YISB defeated Ulster.

Junior Football: Pearse Og 3.07 (16) v Eire Og 3.05 (14).


Next games on Treasure Island over the weekend of July 13 & 14.




June 21st, 2019


Saturday June 22 - (11am-4.30pm) - Club Day - Clan Na nGael


Ladies GAA Blitz with Clan Na nGael, Fog City Harps, San Diego Na Fianna and SF Youth GAA!


Sunday June 23 - Treasure Island. Club Day - Pearse Og


10.00am, MJF: YISB v Pearse Og. Ref: Terry Treacy. Officials: NP X6.

**11.20am, JH: SJ v NF. Referee: NP. Officials:YI/POg.

**12.40pm, MSF: Ulster v Boru/Celts. Ref: Bertie Penny. Officials: SJ/NF.

2.00pm, SH: NF v NP. Referee: Liam Reidy. Officials: Uls/Boru-Celts.

3.20pm, MSF: ST v YISB. Ref: TBC. Officials: NF/NP.


$7.00 Entry - Bar open and Food available for purchase.



June 20th, 2019

SFGAA Championship Schedule for June:


Saturday June 22 - (11am-4.30pm) -  Club Day - Clan Na nGael


Ladies GAA Blitz with Clan Na nGael, Fog City Harps, San Diego Na Fianna and SF Youth GAA!  


Sunday June 23 - Club Day - Pearse Og

 
 10.00am,  MJF: YISB v Pearse Og. Ref: Terry Treacy. Officials: NP X6

 11.20am, MSF: Ulster v Boru/Celts. Ref: TBC. Officials: YISB/POg.

 12.40pm, JH: SJ v NP. Referee: TBC. Officials: Uls/Boru/Celts.

 2.00pm, SH: NF v NP. Referee: Liam Reidy. Officials:  SJ/POg.

 3.20pm, MSF: ST v YISB. Ref: TBC. Officials: NF/NP.
    
    
    
Saturday June 29   - Club Day - Na Fianna


 3.20pm, JH: SJ v NF. Ref: NP. Officials: Tipp.

 4.40pm, JH: *SD v NP. Ref: Liam Reidy. Officials: SJ/NF.

 6.00pm, SH: Tipp v NP. Ref: Liam Reidy. Officials: NF X6.

   
    
Day  June 30 - Club Day - Sons of Boru/Celts


10.00am, MSF: Ulster v YISB. Ref: TBC. Officials: Boru/Celts.

11.20am, JH: *SD v Tipp. Ref: NF. Officials: Ulster/YISB. 

12.40pm, MJF: YISB v Cusacks. Ref: TBC. Officials: Tipp X6.

2.00pm, MJF: PO v EO. Ref: TBC. Officials: YISB/Cus.

3.20pm, MSF: ST v Boru/Celts. Ref: TBC. Officials: PO/EO.



June 17th, 2019

SFGAA Championship Results for Sunday June 16 on Treasure Island:


Men’s Junior Football: Michael Cusack’s defeated Eire Og.

Junior Hurling: Tipperary 3.18 (27) v Na Fianna 3.14 (23).

Men’s Senior Football: Sons of Boru/Celts 1.13 (16) v YISB 0.08.

Senior Hurling: Tipperary 4.19 (31) v Na Fianna 4.11 (23).

Men’s Senior Football: Sean Treacys defeated Ulster.


Next Games on Treasure Island Sunday June 23rd.


We wish to thank all our Referees and club officials - see you next week.



June 13th, 2019


SFGAA Championship Schedule for Sunday June 16 on Treasure Island:


9am, Camogie: Cu Chulainn’s v SFYGAA.

10am, Men’s Junior Football: Michael Cusack’s v Eire Og. Ref: TBC. Officials: Ulster.

11.20am, Junior Hurling: Na Fianna v Tipperary. Ref: NP. Officials: Cusack’s/EOg.

12.40pm, Men’s Senior Football: YISB v Sons of Boru/Celts. Ref: Bertie Penny. Officials: NF/Tipp.

2pm, Senior Hurling: Na Fianna v Tipperary. Ref: Maurice Condon. Officials: YISB/Boru-Celts.

3.20pm, Men’s Senior Football: Sean Treacys v Ulster. Ref: Declan O’Donnell. Officials: NF/Tipp.



Next Games on Treasure Island Sunday June 23rd.




June 4th, 2019


San Francisco GAA St. Patrick’s Cup Results from Sunday June 2nd on Treasure Island:

Junior Hurling Final: Na Fianna defeated St. Joseph’s.

Ladies Football Final: Fog City Harps defeated Clan Na nGael.

Men’s Football Final: Sons of Boru Celts defeated Sean Treacys.

Senior Hurling Final: Tipperary defeated Naomh Padraig.

Thanks to all our referees, officials and supporters. Great to see our SF Youth players getting time to showcase their skills. A big thank you to St. Joseph’s HC, whose members helped out on Treasure Island for the day to ensure everything ran smoothly.



April 24th, 2019


St. Patrick's Cup for Sunday 04/28 Schedule for Treasure Island:

10am, Ladies GAA.

11am, Naomh Padraig v St. Joesph's.
Referee: Na Fianna. Officials: Ladies. 

12.15pm, Tipperary v Na Fianna.
Referee: Naomh Padraig. Officials: NP/SJ.

1.15pm, Sean Treacys v Michael Cusack's.
Referee: Terry Treacy. Officials: Tipp/NF.

2.30pm, Young Irelanders/St. Brendans v Sons of Boru/Celts
Referee: Declan O'Donnell. Officials: ST/Cus

Games are 25 minutes per half with unlimited subs.



April 13th, 2019


Rescheduling of St. Patrick’s Cup Games and Officials for this Sunday April 14th  



10am, Ladies GAA - Ref: Liam Moloney.

11.00am, Naomh Padraig v Na Fianna – Ref: Tipperary. Officials: Ladies/St. Joe's.

12.30pm, Sean Treacys v Sons of Boru/Celts. Ref: UlsterOfficials: NP/NF. 


1.45pm, Ulster v Michael Cusack's. Ref: Sean Treacys. Officials: Treacys/Boru/Celts.





April 12th, 2019


St. Patrick’s Cup - Sunday April 14th - 


10am, Ladies GAA.

11.00am, Naomh Padraig v Na Fianna – Ref: Tipperary. Officials: Eire Og/YISB

12.15pm, Eire Og v Young Irelanders/St. Brendan’s. Ref: Sean Treacys. Officials: NP/NF.

1.15pm, Sean Treacys v Sons of Boru/Celts. Ref: YISB. Officials: Ulster/Cusack’s. 


2.30pm, Ulster v Michael Cusack's. Ref: TBC. Officials: Treacys/Boru/Celts.


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March 28th, 2019


Below is the 2019 St. Patrick's Cup Schedule to be hosted on Treasure Island:


Sunday April 7th:


10am Ladies Football - Referee TBC.

11am Pearse Og v Eire Og - Referee TBC.

12pm Michael Cusack's v Sons of Boru/Celts - Referee TBC.

1.15pm, Sean Treacys v Ulster - Referee TBC.

2.30pm St. Joseph's v Tipperary - Referee Naomh Padraig.



Sunday April 14th - Times & Referee TBC:


Eire Og v Young Irelanders/St. Brendans.

Sean Treacys v Sons of Boru/Celts.

Naomh Padraig v Na Fianna - Referee Tipperary.

Ulster v Michael Cusack's.



Sunday April 28th - Times & Referee TBC:


Naomh Padraig v St. Joseph's - Referee Na Fianna.

Tipperary v Na Fianna - Referee St. Joseph's.

Sean Treacys v Michael Cusack's.

Ulster v Sons of Boru/Celts.

Pearse Og v Young Irelanders/St. Brendans.

Ladies GAA.



Sunday May 12th - Times & Referee TBC:


Na Fianna v St. Joseph's.

Tipperary v Naomh Padraig.

Football Semi-Finals - TBC.



Sunday June 2nd 2019 St. Patrick's Cup Finals and SF Youth GAA Games - TBC.