- British GAA
The British Council of the Gaelic Athletic Association ( _ga. Cumann Lúthchleas Gael An Breataine) or British GAA is the only provincial council of the
Gaelic Athletic Associationoutside Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic gamesin Great Britain. The board is also responsible for the British Gaelic football, hurling, camogieand Ladies' Gaelic footballinter county teams.
London compete in the
All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship(as part of Ulster) and National Hurling Leaguein hurling, and in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship(as part of Connacht) and National Football League in Gaelic football. Since the reorganisation of the hurling championships into 3 tiers, London now play in the tier 2 Christy Ring Cupand Ulster Senior Hurling Championship, while Warwickshire play in the tier 3 Nicky Rackard Cup.
The British Council is responsible for the 7 counties of Britain (Scotland is treated as a county rather than a country.)
The history of the London branch of the
Gaelic Athletic Association(GAA) dates back to the 19th century. Sam Maguirestarted his career here.
The old Wembley Stadium has played host to a number of
Gaelic footballand hurlinggames, the first taking place in 1958.
* [http://britain.gaa.ie/index.html Britain GAA]
* [http://www.hoganstand.com/UK/ British GAA on Hoganstand.com]
* [http://www.londongaa.org/ London GAA site]
* [http://www.clubgaa.ie/england/index.htm English clubs]
* [http://www.clubgaa.ie/wales/index.htm Welsh clubs]
* [http://www.clubgaa.ie/scotland/index.htm Scottish clubs]
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