Rec Gaelic Football League


YEAR TWO in underway, and we are proud to announce our 4 recreation programs who’ll be playing in May/June


2015 was the 1st year of our Gaelic Football League for middle school grades (6-8). Our participants were:
SOPO/Cape Rec
Standish Recreation

24 kids took part in a 5 week program that culminated in games in SOPO and Standish. Additionally, we had a clinic put on by the Connemara Gaels football club from Boston.

We are looking to add another 2-3 programs to the League each year moving forward. The program will run from May to June for 5-6 weeks and the current stipulations are:

Be within 45 minutes driving distance of Greater Portland
The Rec program must provide a field, soccer goals, and keep registration fees to under $35
Local Rec staff will provide someone for GAA Foundation Award certification. This is a FREE 6 hour class that teaches how to play football and teach those skills to kids

MGSA will provide coaches, a grant for footballs, and arrange games. In the 2nd year, we transition the local program to take ownership of the coaching but we will mentor, run clinics, and arrange games.



Proud member of the Gaelic Athletics Association, Northeast Minor Board. Spring Rec football league and summer hurling and football for kids age 4-16.