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  1. Wexford GAA Launch Commemorative Jersey

    Wexford GAA Launch Commemorative Jersey

    All Ireland final day, 1893. A mixture of nerves and excitement filled the air. The Selskar Young Ireland’s team of Wexford, led by captain Tom Hayes set off from their beloved town in search of victory. Could they do it? Could they be the first Wexford team to win the All-Ireland?

    After making their way to Dublin with a rally of supporters ready to cheer them on, the team stepped onto the pitch at Phoenix Park and prepared for battle against Cork opponents, Dromtariffe. The adrenaline kicked in. An All-Ireland Senior Football Championship title was up for grabs, and they were not going to let it out of their sight. Selskar Young Ireland’s were awarded the victory and crowned All-Ireland champions. It was Wexford’s first All-Ireland success. A feeling of pride swept over the county, which remains to this day.

    In honour of the historic event, Wexford GAA have swapped their iconic purple 130 years on and designed a commemorative

  2. Canada GAA Announce Multi-Year Partnership with O’Neills

    Canada GAA Announce Multi-Year Partnership with O’Neills

    Canada GAA are thrilled to announce a multi-year partnership agreement with Gaelic Games equipment and apparel supplier O’Neills, ahead of the 2022 Canadian National Championships. O’Neills are the largest sportswear manufacturer in Ireland since being founded in 1918 and are a brand rich in heritage, with an extensive history in Gaelic Games.

    O’Neills have an international reputation for providing the highest quality clothing made from their own fabric, allowing them to specially design, manufacture and customise garments in their state-of-the-art production facilities in Ireland to meet the short delivery dates dictated by the market.

    Commenting on the partnership, Matt Healey, Chairperson of Canada GAA said, our partnership with O’Neills reinforces our key focus for Canada to be a cultural hub for Gaelic Games. The premium quality of the

  3. GAA Gift Ideas for Christmas

    GAA Gift Ideas for Christmas

    Christmas is fast approaching and it’s time to start thinking about what you are going to gift your loved ones this year. There is at least one GAA fanatic in every family who live and breathe the game. Ask them a question about a match or player in the last decade and they will be sure to rhyme off the stats and you can bet they would never miss a match, rain, hail or shine. Need some GAA gift inspiration? We’ve got you covered! Find the perfect GAA gifts for Christmas at O’Neills!

  4. The New Mayo Jersey has been Unveiled

    The New Mayo Jersey has been Unveiled

    The Official Mayo GAA 2023 Home Kit has been unveiled and it’s a feast for the eyes. It represents the pride and passion of supporters, the commitment of players and drive for success. The traditional green and red colour palette is instantly recognisable to Irish people around the globe and the new jersey sees the return of the bottle green colour that served the Mayo football team well between the years of 2012 and 2018. With some modern updates including a silicone badge and three stripe should detail, this jersey is sure to be a popular one. The new kit will be worn by Mayo GAA, Mayo LGFA, and Mayo Camogie teams from underage to senior level.

  5. GAA Kitbag Essentials

    GAA Kitbag Essentials

    Are you giving Gaelic football a go for the first time? Is your friend dragging you back to camogie training after a year off? Or are you heading into club championship season? No matter what stage you are at, there are some GAA kitbag essentials everyone needs.

  6. GAA Gloves, Hurling Helmet and Hurling Stick Size Guide

    GAA Gloves, Hurling Helmet and Hurling Stick Size Guide

    Choosing the correct equipment can make all the difference to your performance. A properly sized pair of gloves can transform your game, allowing you to catch the ball with confidence. Protect yourself with the proper size helmet and maximise your speed and striking capabilities with the correct sized hurl. It can often be difficult to decide which size to choose. Our guide offers advice on measuring GAA gloves, hurling sticks and hurling helmets at home to find the correct size and optimum fit.

  7. Rewind with a Retro Jersey

    Rewind with a Retro Jersey

    Retro jerseys are not only incredibly trendy garments with designs that are a feast for the eyes, but they also hold a world of nostalgia, triggering memories and emotions from days gone by. Relive the moments that stand with you in history. Every time you don your retro jersey, experience the rush of adrenaline you had when the last-minute winning goal was scored, the feeling of euphoria as you watched your team lift the cup and the pride and passion you felt to watch on as a supporter. Maybe the jersey was out before you were even born, but you’re a fan of the vintage jersey design? A retro jersey is a perfect way to stand out from the crowd as you cheer on your home team, on holidays to let everyone know where you are from (a common Irish trait) or as a fashion statement at a musical festival for the hipster look.

  8. oneills.com confirmed as the new sponsor of the U20 GAA Hurling Championship

    oneills.com confirmed as the new sponsor of the U20 GAA Hurling Championship

    oneills.com, leading online sportswear retailer, with the GAA have announced a new sponsorship deal that will see oneills.com become the title sponsor of the U20 GAA All-Ireland Hurling Championship. This sees the sportswear giant further increase its investment in Gaelic Games with the competition getting underway in early April.

    As part of the title sponsorship package, the oneills.com logo will feature prominently at multiple games for the next four years. The sponsorship will also see O’Neills incorporate a TV sting, a first for the company in its 104-year history. The Championship coincides with the sportswear manufacturers' development of the smart sliotar, which will be on trial in the U20 Championship. This, combined with the sponsorship of the U20 Championship, further underlines their commitment to Gaelic Games, particularly Hurling.

  9. A Beginner’s Breakdown of Gaelic Games

    A Beginner’s Breakdown of Gaelic Games

    Gaelic games are the traditional sports of Ireland, and are as spectacular to watch as they are exciting to play. Their reach and impact wildly transcends Ireland’s borders, having become a worldwide phenomenon with clubs all around the globe.

    In Ireland, each of the 32 counties is represented by its own teams, with players loyally playing for their county. Gaelic sports clubs are a key part of Irish life, defining community identities across towns and villages as social hubs that promote the country’s culture and history.

    As all Gaelic games are strictly amateur sports, players do not receive any form of payment for their involvement. Entrenched in the nation’s identity, these sports are played at all ages and skill levels, by both men and women. 

    More than a sporting activity, the Gaelic games are an expression of Irishness itself – a celebration of passion, honour,

  10. Quiz - Name the GAA player

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