The Asian Games 2011 was held in Seoul, in October
Shanghai GAA brought one men’s team and one ladies team who were determined to build on the club’s success at the China Games and win more silverware. Both teams battled hard and made it to their respective finals but had to settle for runners-up medals. There is renewed determination within the club to regroup over the winter and go one better next year
Reports and Photos can be found here
The Asian Gaelic Games are an annual tournament held throughout Asia under the aegis of the Asian County Board.The event brings together clubs from all over the Asian region in a 2-day tournament in which Men’s, Ladies & Juvenile teams compete for the top honours in Football & Hurling. Over the course of the 2 days up to 180 matches are played on 4-5 pitches and the number of teams & standard is increasing every year.
The Asian Gaelic Games is a 9-a-side tournament, with Matches lasting 14 mins each. The games have been running since 1996 and move from city to city each year – they have been hosted in Manila, Singapore, Phuket, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Penang & Bangkok.