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A massive thanks to Dubai Celts for hosting the first tournament of the session. The tournament began on Thursday night with great skills displayed at both intermediate and senior level in camogie and hurling. Football was the huge showcase on Friday with over 80 teams in participation from junior social right up to senior. It was also very special occasion...

The first tournament of the 2019/2020 season gets underway on Thursday, October 3rd at the magnificent Dubai Sports City. The tournament will see over 100 football, camogie and hurling teams playing games Thursday evening from 7pm and all day Friday with the action getting underway at 8am. 15 clubs from across the Middle East will be represented at all...

2019 GAA World Games Results

Monday 30th September, 2019

What an amazing week for all involved with Football, Hurling and Camogie in the Middle East. The four teams representing the region performed amazingly well with, the Senior Men’s Football, the Senior Hurling and the Senior Camogie teams all making their respective finals in Croke Park. Alas, it was not to be for the our Camogie team who lost our...

See info pack below for ME GAA Championship 2018 in Abu Dhabi. Reduced hotel rates finish March 22nd so get your booking done for what will be the biggest weekend of the year!

List of League Winners

Monday 19th March, 2018

With one month to go to the Middle East GAA Championships in Abu Dhabi, we are happy to announce that all Football, Hurling and Camogie leagues for the 2017/2018 season are complete and after four intense rounds our league champions for all codes and grades have been crowned. Congratulations to all winners and to all who took part and made the 2017/2018...

Yes, Mr. Marty Duffy is returning to the Middle East to do the second and final Referee Development Course of the season on February 23rd at Sharjah Wanderers Stadium from 9.15am.This course is open to all ME GAA members and is provided so we can grow numbers and skill levels of local referees in the region. A higher skill and qualification level for our...

New Referee's Graduating Friday

Saturday 20th January, 2018

All Ireland Referee and Referees Coach, Marty Duffy (Sligo) delivered the first Middle East GAA Referee Coaching Course at the Sharjah Gaels Stadium and Clubhouse this weekend, with the first batch of Middle East GAA Referees 'Graduating' on Friday.Comhgairdeas go leir

Who’s missed the GAA!!?

Wednesday 03rd January, 2018

Well we are nearly back, only a couple of weeks to go to next rounds!! In the meantime, have a listen to the latest GAA.ie World Podcast with reflections on the Sharjah Hurling & Camogie and Bahrain Football tournaments. Middle East Section is first up so don’t go skipping ahead!!Roll on 2018, another big year in store for the GAA in the Middle You Can...

Happy New Year

Sunday 31st December, 2017

Wishing all our Middle East GAA Clubs, Players, Officers, Volunteers, Sponsors, Supporters and friends continued success for 2018.With thanks to all of you, who have made the Middle East the fastest growing and most successful International GAA community on the planet.“Athbhliain faoi shéan is faoi mhaise daoibh go léir"...

Below is a full list of cup winners

Monday 20th November, 2017

Hope everyone is well recovered and back working after a brilliant weekend in Bahrain!! Full list of Cup Winners below, updated tables will be published later this week.Thank you to our hosts the Arabian Celts who threw a great tournament followed by superb party which gets better year on year!! We go on the Christmas break for the coming weeks, next...

Highlights from the Bahrain games

Sunday 19th November, 2017

Just a sneaky peak of some of the fun and highlights from another fantastic weekend at the Bahrain Games. A big thank you to all teams, players, supporters, fans and volunteers.

Safe travels to all from MEB

Thursday 16th November, 2017

What a day to travel!! Bahrain….roll out the red carpet, the GAA are coming in big numbers!! Safe travels to all from the MEB!! For anyone arriving early, Thursday Night Timber is happening at the Rugby Club this evening in the form of an exhibition match with a Middle East Selection taking on the very best combined team of Bahrian and Effin of...

We are nearly there, only two days to go to the biggest day of the year in Bahrain....THE BAHRAIN GAELIC GAMES start Friday morning at 8am sharp!!If you haven’t booked your flights yet, do it now so you can enjoy one of the best weekends of the year!!!Check out the excellent video below from the early days of the games, great to see the growth since then!!...

Middle East GAA - Coaching Workshop

Friday 27th October, 2017

The first Football Coaching Workshop of the new Middle East GAA Season took place today at the Sharjah Wanderers Complex, under the stewardship of Middle East Coaching Co-ordinator, Sean Gallagher.The Board extends its thanks to all the children and coaches who came along and special thanks to hosts Sharjah Gaels.There were some very talented...

Round 2 of the Middle East League

Wednesday 25th October, 2017

After the opening round of the Middle East League in Dubai, attention now turns to Sharjah, and the 'small-ball', on Friday 3rd November at the Sharjah Wanderers complex in UAE.The Camog's and Hurlers take centre stage for round two of the Middle East League with throw-in at 10am.And when the dust settles, the hurls are stored and the...

An early reminder that we have Round 2 of the Hurling and Camogie Leagues taking place in Sharjah on November 3rd!! Standard was excellent in Dubai some weeks back, expect some more great entertainment this time out!!

Bored in work!!!?

Wednesday 18th October, 2017

Have a listen to the Middle East GAA season preview on GAA.ie with County Board PRO and Denis O'Brien from the GAA.Skip to about 23 minutes for the good stuff! World GAA podcast-Episode 22

Al Reem Shamrocks had a successful first tournament this weekend with all teams showing great attitude and determination, returning back to Abu Dhabi with 2 cupsWe were well represented with 6 teams playing mens & ladies junior and social football. Huge thanks to all our players, management & supporters Speedy recovery to Phil & Jaemie who...


Thursday 05th October, 2017

Action gets underway at Dubai Sports City at 6.30pm, skip out of work and get there on time to witness the start of another record breaking season for the GAA in the Middle East! Competition is expected to be fierce at all codes and all levels so get there and enjoy it!!!Rumorus floating around that there will be a few 'celebaraties' arond the venue over...


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