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Asia GAA
Asian GAA
Irish:Bord An Áise C.L.G[1]
County colours:Red and White
Ground(s):Singapore Grounds[2]
Standard kit
Regular kit

The Asian County Board (ACB) of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), also sometimes known as Asian GAA,[3] is one of the county boards of the GAA outside Ireland. It is responsible for Gaelic games across Asia and Oceania except for Australia and New Zealand,[4] which are under the auspices of Australasia County board. The county board is also responsible for Asian inter-county teams.[5]

Competitions

The All-China Gaelic Games is a Gaelic games tournament held annually in China between club teams under the auspices of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) and the Asian County Board.

The Derek Brady Trophy is a Gaelic football cup awarded by the Asian County Board. The cup, a crystal replica of the Sam Maguire Cup, was commissioned by the family of Gaelic footballer Derek Brady.[6] Brady was one of the founders of the Taipei Lions club, and died in Taipei in 1996.[7]

Teams

As of 2019, there were approximate 25 club teams overseen by the county board:[8]

Club Region
Bangkok Thai GAA Bangkok
Beijing Dragons Beijing
Canton Celts Macau
Dalian Wolfhounds Dalian
Daegu Fianna Daegu
Hong Kong Dragons Hong Kong
Jakarta Dragonflies Jakarta
Japan GAA Japan
Kansai Killers Kansai
Laochra Busan Busan
Myanmar Celts Yangon
Orang Eire Malaysia
Penang Pumas Malaysia
Qatar G.F.A Qatar
Saigon Gaels Saigon
Seoul Gaels Seoul
Shanghai Saints and Sirens Shanghai
Shenzhen Celts Shenzhen
Singapore Lions Singapore
Suzhou Eire Suzhou
Taiwan Celts Taiwan
Viet Celts Vietnam

References

  1. ^ "Asian Gulf Board". Asiangulfboard.com. Archived from the original on 28 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-02-22. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Gaelic Football part of life says Shanghai captain Meng". gaa.ie. GAA. 22 February 2017. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ "About Asian County Board". asiancountyboard.com. Asian County Board. Retrieved 2020. the ACB [is the] point of contact for the GAA for all clubs based in the Asia-Pacific & Gulf Regions other than Australia & New Zealand
  5. ^ "ACB FAQ". Archived from the original on August 15, 2012. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "Derek Brady Trophy". asiancountyboard.com. Asia GAA. Archived from the original on 23 February 2012. Retrieved 2009.
  7. ^ "Gael Force". irishtimes.com. Irish Times. 8 November 2008. Retrieved 2019.
  8. ^ "Teams". asiancountyboard.com.[dead link]

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