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College GAA scene in America

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Well lads, Heading over on exchange for semester 1 of next year, possibly to Texas a&m or Iowa State. Was genuinely interested to kow what the collge scene for gaa is over there, or even if theres one at all. Would love to kick a bita ball across the water.

hill16royal (Meath) - Posts: 10 - 07/12/2012 14:47:47    1307721


It is getting stronger year by year. Hurling is the more predominant sport, played mainly in the Mid-West and California. Not too sure about the football scene although there is some talk of it getting started in Texas A&M. Best bet is to take a look at this site, it is the overall governing body of collegiate GAA with sub sections for california, the mid-west and now more recently the south

irishstew (Sligo) - Posts: 172 - 07/12/2012 16:12:32    1307766


Texas A&M contact
Texas A&M University Gaelic Football Club
Startup Gaelic Football club.

Kyle Artice
[email protected]

irishstew (Sligo) - Posts: 172 - 07/12/2012 16:15:33    1307769


There's talk of football getting going in the Midwest, not as far west as Iowa I'd say. But, these clubs would be start ups this semester. Next year is a good bit off yet.

kilflynn (Kerry) - Posts: 64 - 07/12/2012 17:24:52    1307809


No college in the midwest could compete with the gaa in New york

irelandscall123 (Roscommon) - Posts: 41 - 08/12/2012 21:11:51    1308098


lad, no need for that. its good to see the gaa pop up in places in this country where there's little exposure. does the gaa a world of good being in places like texas, iowa, indiana

sligolifer (Sligo) - Posts: 959 - 08/12/2012 21:19:00    1308102


Irelandscall123 : Ireland may be calling boss but it's unlikely any of the colleges in the Midwest or New York would see you as an addition to academia.

jimbeam (USA) - Posts: 6 - 09/12/2012 18:14:06    1308282