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GAA World Games Hurling Native Cup 2016

GAA World Games 2016 Logo [Reference: 1]

2nd GAA World Games 2016

GradeWinner Runner-Up 
 Hurling Native Cup Final  
2016North America Chicago2-6 (12)New York1-6 (9)
GAA World Games Hurling Native Cup 2016 [Reference: 1]

Report

North America Chicago won the GAA World Games Hurling Native Cup in 2016, defeating New York in the Final. The GAA World Games are the Provincial Championship for Counties outside Ireland and Britain, and the Native Cup is for Counties which are represented by homegrown players rather than Irish-born players.(i.e. United States, Canada, New York are represented by players born in North America rather than Ireland).

About GAA World Games

There are two GAA Provincial Councils outside Ireland: the World Games comprising New York, United States, Canada, Australasia, Europe, Asia and Middle East GAA Councils; and the Britain GAA Provincial Council comprising the GAA Counties of London, Warwickshire, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Hertfordshire, Gloucestershire and Scotland. Both have County Championships and Provincial Championships in Gaelic Football, Hurling, Camogie and Ladies Gaelic, although not all as yet have Hurling, Camogie or Ladies Gaelic Football Championships. There are also Clubs in Argentina, Moscow, the Cayman Islands and South Africa.

The GAA World Games are the Provincial Championship for Counties outside Ireland and Britain, and the Native Cup is for Counties which are represented by homegrown players rather than Irish-born players who play for the Irish Cup. The Native Cup works like a Provincial Championship for the Americas and the Irish Cup the Provincial Championship for the Orient (i.e. United States, Canada, New York are represented by players born in North America rather than Ireland, and Australasia, Europe, Asia and the Middle East are mostly represented by Irish-born players).

References

Images

[1] Ladies Gaelic Football Association (2016) World-Games [Internet] Available from: https://ladiesgaelic.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/World-Games.jpg [Accessed 12 November 2020]

Websites

[2] GAA (2016) GAA World Games Finals Round [Internet] http://www.gaa.ie/news/etihad-airways-gaa-world-games-finals-round/ [Accessed 21 Dec 2016]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Edmund Corrigan, Decy Maher, Anton “Pippo” O’Grady & Michael O’Callaghan

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | GAA World Archive

Last Updated: 1 December 2020

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