Next Saturday Aug 6th will see Raleigh host our annual Gaelic Football tournament. Teams from Charlotte, Atlanta, Winston-Salem and Arlington have already agreed to travel to compete with Raleigh in the Andrew Britton Cup (Men’s A tournament), James & Catherine O’Sullivan Memorial Cup (Men’s B tournament) and the Schoolkids records cup (Ladies’ tournament).
-Location: 7417 Poole Road (Raleigh Vipers Rugby Grounds)
-Time: Opening Ceremony 10.30am, Games from 11am-5pm (The first Raleigh A game is a 11am, the first Raleigh B game is at 12pm and the first Raleigh ladies game is at 12.30pm).
-After Party: The Hibernian Pub on Glenwood Ave, beginning at 7pm
We will post the final tournament schedule later this week!
The tournament will be held on Saturday, August 6th on the grounds of the Raleigh Vipers Rugby Club located at 7417 Poole Road, Raleigh, NC 27610. Matches will be scheduled for 12-5pm.
Men’s football teams in the NACB equivalent Junior B grade and higher will play for the Andrew Britton Cup. Men’s football teams in the NACB equivalent Junior C grade and below will play for the James & Catherine O’Sullivan Memorial Cup. The Ladies football teams will play for the Schoolkids Records Cup.
The games will be 13 a side played over 20 minute halves. The format for each cup (league, round robin, knock-out, etc.) will be determined by the number of participants but each team will be guaranteed at least two games. The after tournament party will be held at the Hibernian Irish Pub & Restaurant located at 311 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27603 beginning at 7 pm.
Hotel recommendations can be provided upon request. Clubs should contact Joe Nett (email@example.com) as soon as possible if you will be able to attend our tournament and if so, in which code(s) and grade(s) you will participate.