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What?

Gaelic football is a mishmash of AFL, rugby, soccer, basketball and netball all in one. Sports which hurling/camogie resemble are field hockey and lacrosse. Sound like a bit of you?

Great – because we host a social Gaelic football and 'hurlogie' (hurling/camogie) tournament in Wellington over the summer months. These summer sports are fun, friendly and suitable for all levels of experience. Following the games, we like to enjoy a beer and a snag from the BBQ after game. It’s a great opportunity for people who are brand new to Gaelic games.

When?

The 2022/23 social Gaelic football season starts on Wednesday 9 November 2022 at Ian Galloway Park. Beginner sessions will take place on Wednesday 26 October and Wednesday 2 November, also at Ian Galloway park. More information on these sessions is available here.

Who?

Everyone is welcome! If you’ve never played Gaelic games before, this is a great time to start.

OMG, this sounds amazing. How do I sign up?

You’re right – Gaelic games are amazing. You can sign up through our registration form.

The cost is $60 per season. If you’ve paid full-year ($130) or half-year ($80) club membership* for 2022/23, then it’s all included. The money collected will go towards the running costs of the tournament including pitch hire, footballs, bibs etc.

Contact Social Games Officer Ronan O'Malley at socials@wellingtongaa.com for more information. You can also join the Wellington Social Gaelic Football group on Facebook for updates.

*Annual club membership covers you for a whole bunch of activities and events throughout the year such as both pre-Christmas and post-Christmas Social Gaelic Football, beach tournaments, winter and summer training fees, and entry to the national tournaments.