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May 12th, 2017




2017 St. Patrick's Cup - Day 6 Schedule, Sunday May 14th, at Pairc Na nGael, Treasure Island.


10:00am, Hurling: St. Josephs v Tipperary.
Referee: Na Fianna. Officials: Naomh Padraig\Na Fianna.


11:00am, Ladies: Clan na Gael v Fog City.
Referee: Terry Tracey. Officials: Eire Og.


12:00pm, Hurling: Naomh Padraig v Na Fianna.
Referee: Tipperary. Officials: St. Josephs\Tipperary.


1:00pm, Mens Football: Cusacks v Eire Og.
Referee: YISB. Officials: Naomh Padraig\Na Fianna.


2:00pm, Mens Football: Boru/Celts v Treacys.
Referee: Cusacks. Officials: Eire Og\Cusacks.


3:00pm, Mens Football: YISB v Ulster.
Referee: Bertie Penny. Officials: Treacys/Boru\Celts


Matches 25 mins per half. Come out and support your Team!


#SFGAA #USGAA




May 12th, 2017




2017 St. Patrick's Cup - Day 5 Results, Sunday May 7th, at Stanford University.




Hurling: Naomh Padraig 1.18 defeated St. Josephs 2.14.


Mens Football: Ulster 2.20 defeated Boru/Celts 2.11.




The SFGAA Board would like to thank St. Josephs Hurling Club for facilitating this Round of the St. Patrick's Cup schedule.




#SFGAA #USAGAA #STJOSEPHS




May 3rd, 2017




2017 St. Patrick's Cup - Day 4 Results, Sunday April 30th, at Pairc Na nGael, Treasure Island.




10:00am, Mens Football: Boru/Celts defeated Eire Og.


11:00am, Mens Football: Ulster 2.20 defeated Cusacks 3.06.


12:00pm, Mens Football: Treacys 1.09 defeated YISB 1.05.


1:00pm, Ladies Football: Fog City defeated Clan na Gael.


2:00pm, Hurling: Na Fianna 0.14 defeated Naomh Padraig 0.11.


3:00pm, Hurling: Tipperary defeated St. Josephs.




A reminder that next Sunday May 7th games are taking place in Stanford University. Directions can be found below.




10:00am, Hurling: Naomh Padraig v St. Josephs
Referee: Tipperary. Officials: Ulster\Boru/Celts


11:00am, Mens Football: Boru/Celts v Ulster
Referee: Bertie Penny. Officials: Naomh Padraig\St. Josephs


Field is adjoining El Camino, but the address is:
1600 Betty Meltzer Memorial Highway, Palo Alto, CA


There may be limited parking on El Camino, but there should be ample space in the Parking Lot inside the college grounds, at the end of Nelson Road — just enter the college from Embarcadero Road\Galvez Street, and take the first left which brings you in behind Stanford Stadium.





April 25th, 2017




2017 St. Patrick's Cup - Day 3 Results, Sunday April 23rd on Pairc Na nGael, Treasure Island.


11.15am, Men's Hurling: Tipperary defeated Naomh Padraig.


12.30pm, Men's Football: Sons of Boru/Celts defeated Michael Cusacks.


1.30pm, Men's Hurling: Na Fianna defeated St. Joesph's.


2.30pm, Men's Football: YISB defeated Eire Og.

Fixtures for Sunday April 30th to be confirmed and posted asap.










April 18th, 2017




2017 St. Patrick's Cup - Day 3, Sunday April 23rd on Pairc Na nGael, Treasure Island.




10am, Ladies Football: Railway Cup: Connacht v Ulster & Leinster v Munster. Ref: Clan/Fog.


11am, Men's Hurling: Naomh Padraig v Tipperary.
Ref: Na Fianna. Officials: Clan & Fog.



12pm, Men's Football: Sean Treacys v Ulster.
Ref: YISB. Officials:YISB & Eire Og.


1pm, Men's Football: Sons of Boru/Celts v Michael Cusacks.
Ref: Treacys. Officials: Treacys & Ulster.


2pm, Men's Hurling: St. Joesph's v Na Fianna.
Ref: Naomh Padraig. Officials: Naomh Padraig & Tipperary.


3pm, Men's Football: YISB v Eire Og.
Ref: Ulster. Officials: St. Joesph's & Na Fianna.

Matches 25 mins per half. Come out and support your Team!


#SFGAA #USGAA


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April 7th, 2017




*** A change in the schedule, Men's Hurling 11am and Eire Og v Ulster at 12pm. ***




2017 St. Patrick's Cup - Round 2, Sunday April 9th on Pairc Na nGael, Treasure Island.




10am, Ladies Football: Railway Cup: Connacht v Munster & Leinster v Ulster.
Ref: Clan/Fog. Officials: Boru/Celts & Tipp.



11am, Men's Hurling: Na Fianna v Tipperary.
Ref: St. Joseph's. Officials: Clan & Fog.


12pm, Men's Football: Eire Og v Ulster.
Ref: Boru/Celts. Officials: Na Fianna & Tipp.


1pm, Men's Football: YISB v Sons of Boru/Celts.
Ref: Ulster. Officials: Eire Og & Ulster.


2pm, Men's Football: Sean Treacys v Michael Cusacks.
Ref: YISB. Officials: YISB & Boru/Celts.




Rounds; 3, & 4 will take place on Pairc Na nGael, Treasure Island on Sunday April 23 & 30. No games Easter Sunday!




Matches 25 mins per half. Come out and support your Team!




#SFGAA #USGAA


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March 28th, 2017



2017 St. Patrick's Cup Sunday April 2nd.

 

11am, Ladies Football: Railway Cup: Ulster v Munster & Leinster V Connacht.

12pm, Men's Football: Michael Cusacks v YISB.

1pm, Men's Football: Sean Treacys v Eire Og.

2pm, Camoige.

 

2017 St. Patrick's Cup Sunday April 9th

 

10am, Ladies Football: Railway Cup: Connacht v Munster & Leinster V Ulster.

11am, Men's Football: Eire Og v Ulster.

12pm, Hurling: Na Fianna v Tipperary.

1pm, Men's Football:  YISB v Boru/Celts.

2pm, Men's Football: Sean Treacys v Michael Cusack's.

 

NO GAMES SUNDAY APRIL 16TH

 

2017 St. Patrick's Cup Sunday April 23rd

 

10am, Ladies Football: Railway Cup: Connacht v Ulster & Leinster V Munster.

11am, Men's Football: YISB v Eire Og.

12pm, Men’s Football: Sean Treacys v Ulster.

1pm, Men's Football:  Boru/Celts v Michael Cusack’s.

2pm, Hurling: St. Joseph’s v Na Fianna.

3pm, Hurling: Naomh Padraig v Tipperary.



2017 St. Patrick's Cup Sunday April 30th

 

10am, Men's Football: Eire Og v Boru/Celts.

11am, Men's Football: Michael Cusacks v Ulster.

12pm, Men's Football: Sean Treacys v YISB.

1pm, Ladies Football: Clan Na Gael v Fog City Harps.

2pm, Hurling: Naomh Padraig v Na Fianna.

3pm, Hurling: St. Joseph’s v Tipperary.

Please come out and support your teams, as we look forward to a busy and successful 2017 season.

#FGAA #USGAA


 

 

 

February 15th, 2017



Thanks to all who attended the SFGAA AGM tonight at the United Irish Cultural Center. We would like to congratulate our incoming board members and extend our gratitude to outgoing board members Paddy Keane and Arianna Knightly, for their years of service to the board. We would like to welcome Terry Tracey and Eoin O'Keeffe, who are joining the board for the 2017 season.

This will be a busy year for SFGAA, who we will be hosting the USGAA National Finals over the Labor Weekend.


The 2017 San Francisco Adult GAA - Western Divisional Board:


Chairman - Bertie Penny - Fog City LGFC

Vice Chairman - Terry Tracey - Ulster GFC

Corresponding Secretary - Paul Keane - St. Joseph's GHC

Recording Secretary - Ashling Bryant - Fog City LGFC

Treasurer - Liam Moloney - Sean Treacys GFC

Registrar - Eoin O'Keeffe - St. Joseph's GHC

Youth Officer - James Quinn - SF Youth GAA

PRO - Mike Nash - Eire Og GFC


#SFGAA #USGAA






February 15th, 2017



WESTERN DIVISIONAL BOARD (SFGAA) AGM


The 2017 Western Divisional Board AGM is scheduled to take place tonight Wednesday February 15th, at 7pm in the United Irish Cultural Center.



All clubs are required to be in attendance.




February 2nd, 2017






***SFYGAA FUNDRAISER***




San Francisco Youth GAA will be hosting their major annual fundraiser, "RockStar", will happen on Feb 25th at St. Stephen's Hall.




We will have a ticket raffle and welcome any items you would like to donate (e.g. Giants Tickets, Gift Certificates, Vacation home/rental) for the raffle.




If you have any items you would like to donate, please advise at your earliest convenience by emailing pro@ifhyl.org.




Thanks for your support!




SFYGAA will be sending a Boy's and Girl's U14 Feile Footbal Team this summer. They are working hard to help fundraise for their trip by supporting this great event






#GAA #USGAA #SanFranciscoGAA #SFGAA


















February 2nd, 2017






Ulster Gaelic Club will celebrate their 30th Anniversary Gala on Saturday February 11th at the historic Mark Hopkins Hotel in downtown San Francisco.




We would like to extend a warm invite to any other club members that would like to attend.
Tickets are $200 per person and includes dinner and open bar reception from 6pm-7pm.




Our special guests include President of the GAA Aogán Ó Fearghaíl, Kerry's Dara Ó Cinnéide and Tyrone's Peter Canavan. Please get in touch if you would like to attend.




Thanks,
Ulster Gaelic Club Committee
secretary.ulster.western.usa@gaa.ie














February 1st, 2017



WESTERN DIVISIONAL BOARD (SFGAA) AGM


The 2017 Western Divisional Board AGM is scheduled to take place on Wednesday February 15th, at 7pm in the United Irish Cultural Center.


All clubs are required to be in attendance.




February 1st, 2017



Thanks to all who attended the San Francisco Youth GAA AGM yesterday.


Thank you to our outgoing board of 2016 for their hard work and dedication to the club and who were unanimously voted back in for the 2017 year and which included 3 new board positions. Congratulations to our board members and we are looking forward to a very successful year ahead.


San Francisco Youth GAA Board 2017


Chairman: Mark Gorman
Vice Chairman: Eric Kenneally
Corresponding Secretary: Mark Burke
Recording Secretary: Jeanne Connolly
Ass. Recording Secretary: Ann McKiernan
Financial Secretary: Kathy Grogan
Treasurer: Maurice Casey
Ass. Treasurer: Jeanne Connolly
Registrar: Maureen Moriarty
PRO: Paddy Merrigan
Youth Officer: James Quinn
Development Officer: Terry Walsh


SF Youth GAA has also changed it's name from IFHYL to San Francisco Youth GAA and with this name change have also revamped their website. Please click the link below for their new website. Youth registration begins March 1st.


http://www.sfygaa.org





January 31st, 2017




***San Francisco Youth GAA AGM***




On behalf of the SFYGAA Board, I am delighted to invite you to our Annual General Meeting (AGM) today Tuesday, Jan 31st at the United Irish Cultural Center. The AGM will commence at 7PM SHARP in the St. Francis Room.


We had a very successful 2016, both on and off the field, so we encourage everybody to attend as we plan for an exciting 2017.


Sincerely,


SFYGAA Board







December 19th, 2016





***SAVE THE DATE***




SFGAA Annual Dinner Dance will be hosted on Friday the 20th of January 2017, at the UICC from 7pm till late.












#SFGAA #USGAA #AerLingus #Marriott






December 19th, 2016




***SAVE THE DATE***




SFGAA Annual Dinner Dance will be hosted on Friday the 20th of January 2017, at the UICC from 7pm till late.


Tickets $100, contact Bertie Penny or any SFGAA Board Member for tickets.




Special Guest: The Liam McCarthy Cup accompanied by Tipperary great Brendan Cummins.




2016 SFGAA Hall of Fame inductees will be Tom Hunt and Linda Ryan.




$20 Raffle Tickets also available; 1st Prize 2 Aer Lingus Roundtrip Flights to Ireland, 2nd Prize 2 Night Stay at Napa Marriott, and many other prizes to be raffled off on the night.




Come celebrate the season end of 2016 and the beginning of the 2017 SFGAA year.




#SFGAA #USGAA #AerLingus #Marriott






December 9th, 2016






*** Community Christmas Party***




Irish Community Partners; SF Youth GAA, Irish Immigration Pastoral Center, SF Rose of Tralee and United Irish Cultural Center, are delighted to invite you to attend our fourth Annual Free Community Christmas Party on;




Sunday, December 18 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the United Irish Cultural Center, 2700 45th Avenue, San Francisco.







November 30th, 2016




Warriors Irish Heritage Night:




Come join the fun on Thursday, January 12th, 2017 and see the Warriors play the Detroit Pistons. Be part of the Warriors Irish Heritage Night at Oracle Arena. Tickets are limited so don't delay! A great Christmas present for friends and family.




Tickets are $72 EACH. You can pay for your tickets online but there's an addition charge of $3/ticket to cover processing fees. Click HERE to request tickets.




https://leagueathletics.com/UserForm.asp?RegID=129659&org=SFGAELIC




- Game Date: Thursday, January 12th, 2017
- Opponent: Detroit Pistons
- Giveaway: Commemorative Hat - (Green)



Tickets are along the Club 200 Baseline.






November 15th, 2016


Congratulations to Hugh Duggan Snr. who was elected Honorary President of USGAA for 2017.
Also to Paul Keane and Malachy Higgins who continue their presence on the USGAA Board.
USGAA 2017 Officers:


Chairperson: Gareth Fitzsimmons (Parnells, Central).

Vice Chairperson: Bernie Connaughton (Shannon Blues, Northeast).

Secretary: Paul Keane (St. Josephs, Western).

Treasure: John Young (Pittsburgh Celtics, Midwest). Congratulations to Patrick McDevitt (Donegal,
Northeast), who termed out after 5 years.

Registrar: Lizzie O'Connor (Michael Cusacks, Central).

PRO: Daithi O Caoimh (LA Wild Geese, Southwest).

Youth Officer: Liam Hegarty (Delco Gaels, Youth).

Central Council Delegate: Malachy Higgins (Naomh Padraig, Western).



#SFGAA #USGAA





September 26th, 2016






Results from the 2016 USGAA National Finals from Seattle and San Francisco GAA Championship.



 
2016 USGAA Finals Seattle.
 
This was one of our largest travel teams in a number of years, boosted by the fact that our neighbors Seattle GAA were our hosts. In total we had 10 teams representing SFGAA of which 7 teams reached their respective Grade Final and 6 SFGAA teams won National titles. Congratulations to all and we look forward to hosting the 2017 USGAA Finals.
 
 
Junior C Football National Champions: Eire Og GFC - defeated San Diego.
 
Junior B Football National Champions: Ulster B GFC - defeated San Diego.
 
Junior A Football National Championship: Young Irelanders/St. Brendan’s were defeated in their first round game by the eventual grade winners Chicago Patriots.
 
Intermediate Football National Champions - Sons of Boru/Celts GFC - defeated Vancouver.
 
Senior Football National Champions: Ulster GFC –– defeated Vancouver.
 
Junior B Hurling National Championship: St. Joseph’s GHC - were defeated by San Diego in the final by one point.
 
Senior National Hurling Champions: Naomh Padraig GHC - defeated Vancouver.
 
Junior B Ladies Football Championship: Clan Na Gael LGFC - were defeated by Dallas in their first round game.
 
Junior A Ladies Football Championship: Fog City Harps LGFC were defeated in their first round game by eventual grade winners St. Brigid’s.
 
Senior Ladies Football Champions: Fog City Harps LGFC - defeated Charlotte.
 
 



2016 San Francisco GAA Championship Finals Results:


 


Junior Football: Eire Og 1.07 v Ulster 1.04.


Junior Hurling: Naomh Padraig 1.21 v St, Josephs 2.10.
Referee: Maurice Condon.




Ladies Junior Football: Clan Na Gael 2.10 v Fog City Harps 5.10.
Referee: Terry Tracey.


Senior Hurling: Na Fianna 1.10 v Naomh Padraig 1.21.
Referee: Maurice Condon.


Junior A Football: Sons of Boru/Celts 3.15 v Young Irelanders/St. Brendan’s 1.10.
Referee: Terry Tracey.


Senior Football: Ulster 3.17 v Sean Treacys 3.11.
Referee: Maurice Condon.


Congratulations to all the San Francisco champions and the board would also like to thank everyone who contributed to the SF GAA season, whether that was as a; player, coach, referee, game official, sponsor or supporter. Without your involvement the SF GAA championship would not produce such competitive games.