MGSA_Crest_jc_200.pngFEB 25, 2021-CORONA VIRUS STATEMENT:  HECK YEAH WE’RE PLAYING in 2021!

ALL OF US WITH MGSA TAKE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE TRUST YOU PUT WITH US EACH YEAR SERIOUSLY.  YOUR CHILD’S SAFETY IS OUR PRIMARY CONCERN.  THE BOARD IS HEEDING THE ADVICE OF THE MAINE CDC AND GOVERNORS OFFICE .  WE STILL HOPE FOR A FULL SUMMER SEASON BUT ONLY WHEN THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF OUR PLAYERS, COACHES AND FAMILIES ARE ASSURED.  PLEASE STAY TUNED TO OUR SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES FOR THE MOST UPDATED INFORMATION.

The Maine Gaelic Sports Alliance is an instructional and competitive GAA program designed to introduce kids to Irish sports. We offer Hurling and Gaelic Football for boys and girls ages 4 to 16.

Summer Registration on hold until April 2021…we’ll be ready soon!

UPCOMING EVENTS

IRISH AMERICAN CLUB of MAINE (VIRTUAL) PARADE VIDEO SUBMISSIONS NEEDED….more soon

IRISH SPORTS NIGHT at the Maine Irish Heritage Center in April TBA


OUTDOOR PRACTICES START in MAY (location in Greater Portland TBD)

2021 Season

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We look forward to welcoming back our great kids and families returning from the 2019 season after the cancelled 2020 due to Coronavirus. We have a fantastic community and welcome your family to join us.

ONLINE Intro Sessions in the works for March and April

May, June & July Outdoor Season

TOURNAMENTS TBA based on CDC guidelines

 

 

                                                 

 

PRACTICES

 TBD

Cost: TBA U6 and U8. $80 U10, U12, U14, U16 codes. Includes: 14 week season, hour long practices, two tournaments, Maine Gaelic Sports Alliance practice shirt.  Hurl and helmet purchase and rentals available or purchase gear for our April order during or after registration.

FULL AND PARTIAL no-questions-asked SCHOLARSHIPS

Summer Registration is Open March 17 on Active.com

Questions: Please contact coach/club secretary John Hartley

About the Program

Hurling and Gaelic Football are Irish field games. Gaelic Football is played with a round football which can be caught, kicked and hand passed and Hurling is played with a stick, called a hurley, and a ball called a sliotar.

We welcome players of all levels, no experience necessary. We provide the equipment, which you can take home to play during the season. Our season usually kicks off in May with pre-season indoor practices before moving in June to our home base at the Doughtery Athletic Field in Portland, Maine.

Questions: Please contact coach/club secretary John Hartley

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