Author Archives: stockholm

AGM- Weds Jan 26

A message to the Gaels of Stockholm! Your club will hold it’s AGM in the Dubliner pub on Wednesday 26 January at 1830. We will summarise what has happened in the past year and lay out our plans for the … Continue reading

New Year, New Season!

2011 opens with a bang next Thursday January 13 with the first of three indoor training sessions at the Fotbollshallen facility in Spånga. Fotbollshallen is top-class indoor artificial pitch suitable for seven-a-side games, and during the hour we have booked … Continue reading

Season’s greetings at season end!

Thanks to all who have played such a big part in this hugely succesful year- though the 2010 season is over,  you can still find out about Gaelic games here on the site or by e-mailing stockholmgaa[at] We look forward … Continue reading

ECB Congress 2010- LIVE on!

The ECB Congress has now come to an end and the Stockholm Gaels would like to thank the board and delegates for attending, as well as the viewers from all over Europe who followed events live here on the site. … Continue reading

Prizegiving and celebrations as hurling takes hold

The 2010 season came to a close and the planning for 2011 started in earnest with a game of hurling at Östermalms IP and a prize-giving ceremony at the new Irish Embassy in Stockholm. As the winter chill began to … Continue reading

Defeat By The Danube But Gaels Aren’t Blue

The final weekend of the competitive season saw the Gaels depart Arlanda on Friday night for Budapest and the most daunting sporting challenge of the year – the Pan-European Gaelic Football Championship. A side weakened by injury and absence but … Continue reading

Balfe’s Boys Beat Kennedy to Take Title

Declan Graham under pressure from James Guanci in the Ambassador CUp decider The old adage that goals win games held true once again as Niall Balfe’s United side beat Kennedy AB to claim the inaugural Ambassador Cup title in Stockholm … Continue reading

Showdown time in the Ambassador Cup!

So it all comes down to this- at the end of five weeks of hard-fought football there is nothing to seperate Balfe United and Kennedy AB, and tomorrow they meet in the final game to decide the championship. The curtain-raiser … Continue reading

Balfe’s Boys Make The Running As Ambassador Cup Gets Underway

There was a fine turnout of players and fans at Östermalms IP to witness some brilliant football at the first round of the Ambassador Cup today. Niall Balfe’s team have taken an early lead in the table with a tremendous … Continue reading

The Season Rolls On!

The Scandinavian champions go from strength to strength. The Ambassador Cup starts tomorrow, and just over the horizon is the mouthwatering prospect of testing ourselves against the best that European GAA has to offer.  If you haven’t already joined the … Continue reading