COME LEARN AND PLAY GAELIC FOOTBALL, like soccer and rugby had a REALLY beautiful and athletic baby.
3pm YOUTH GAMES 6/8U and 10/12U FREE
4pm AGES 13 > ADULT Co-ed $5 donation suggested but not required for players 18+ . 2×20 minute halves.
ALL GAMES ARE LIGHT CONTACT- No hard checking.
NEW TO THE GAME? Come 1/2 hr early and learn the rules. MOUTH GUARD REQUIRED TO PLAY and MGSA will have some available for a $2 donation.
Several players made it down to pope John Paul II Park in Neponset (say THAT 5 times fast!) for a day of games. Many were 1st timers and really showed their heart and their tremendous skill.
THIS WEDNESDAY’s PRACTICE WILL BE HURLING.
practice shirts and equipment will also be issued so please be at the pitch by 5:30 so we can get a good run-around in.
GREAT 1st practice Wednesday. 25+ kids on the pitch for the GAEL FORCE on a football-heavy day and HURLING ON THE SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY 6/21
ST. BRENDAN’S BLITZ is SATURDAY 6/17 and if you can make the short [sic] to Dorchester, MA there are games for all codes from 10-2.
Car pool leaves the Portland Jetport park N Ride at 7:30am Saturday.
NOT REGISTERED…COME TO OUR NEXT PRACTICE AND TRY IT OUT
So we have to cancel the Windham clinic…rescheduling for sometime soon, but the season is almost here.
Again, click the ACTIVE link on the right and sign up TODAY for the 6 week summer season starting 6/14.
Only $25 for 6U and $65 for all other codes.
OLD PORT FEST is Sunday 11-5
Our table with Portland Hurling is RIGHT IN FRONT OF GELATO FIASCO on Fore St, near the Coast/WPOR stage.
Players can stop by, borrow a game jersey and puc around, eat some free snacks, and sell the program by virtue of their shear adorableness and positive attitude.
June 5, Windham Lincoln Circle Fields 5-6:30
June 8, SOPO Small School 87 Thompson St. 5- 6:30
COME SEE US AT THE OLD PORT FESTIVAL June 11 all day
“TRY IT OUT” practice dates are coming up
Wed 5/24, 5/31 and 6/7 @ Small School field, 87 Thompson St SOPO 5:00 to 6:30
MGSA and Portland Hurling at the Old Port Festival Sunday June 11. Come visit the table.
SUMMER SEASON will run 6 weeks: Wednesdays from June 14 to July 26 (off July 5)
Cost: 6U (4-6) $25 All other codes (8U to 14U) $65 with 25% to 100% scholarships available. COUPON CODES ARE MGSA100 and MGSA50
GAA Travel Blitzes: Quincy, MA 6/17 Canton, MA 7/1 3+ games guaranteed for all age codes
Registration includes a practice jersey and all equipment REGISTER BY CLICKING the ACTIVE link on the right
Still, clinic season is in full bloom. We have been to Kaler School in SOPO and have engagements scheduled in Standish (BEMS), Windham (Mother-Son Night 3/31), Saco (TBD), and more.
TWITTER…yes, we’re on TWITTER @MainekidsGAA
As always, see us on Facebook: Maine Gaelic Sports Alliance
see the WGME articvle on ELIAS WEZOWICZ
SAVE THE DATE and SUPPORT A GREAT CAUSE
Portland Hurling Club will be holding an event in honor of the memory of Elias at RiRa in Portland at 6:30 on December 15 to support the Joy of Sharing. Bring a new toy for a family in need and honor Elias’ memory and giving spirit. His Dad is a founding member of PHC and an example of what Gael Force players can aspire to on and off the pitch.
Summer 2017 will see the GAEL FORCE take to the pitch with new tops, proudly displaying the logo of our longtime sponsor, Tex-Tech Industries
We welcome NEW sponsor Connectivity Point
NEW FOR 2017:We are displaying the crest of the NORTH AMERICAN GAA . MGSA is proud to represent the world’s oldest sport in the New World.
NA GAA WEBSITE
SUPPORT MGSA BY PURCHASING FROM THE O’NEILLS WEB STORE
MGSA TEAM STORE
Irish Night is August 17th and your friends at MGSA will be representing.
We’ll be at the SPEED PITCH area during Game 1 before we take the field games.
Stop by, take a few swings and see why hurling is the perfect compliment to baseball. Heck, it’s JUST LIKE IT, except faster.