GAA World Games Men’s Football Shield 2015

GAA Logo [References: 1]


Men’s Football Shield 2015PWDLPFPAPts
South Africa310220192
Middle East30033370
[References: 2]


DateHome TeamAway Team
03.2015Galicia2-6 (12)South Africa0-5 (5)
03.2015Argentina0-6 (6)Middle East1-0 (3)
Shield Final
03.2015Argentina1-4 (7)Galicia0-4 (4)
[References: 3]

Group Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
05.03.2015Galicia2-4 (10)South Africa1-2 (5)
05.03.2015Argentina1-6 (9)Middle East0-1 (1)
05.03.2015South Africa2-4 (10)Middle East0-2 (2)
05.03.2015Argentina1-7 (10)Galicia1-3 (6)
05.03.2015Galicia4-6 (18)Middle East0-0 (0)
05.03.2015Argentina1-4 (7)South Africa1-2 (5)


In the Men’s Football Shield Competition at the 1st GAA World Gams in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Argentina defeated Galicia 1-4 (7 points) to 0-4 (4 Points) in the Final. The Shield was for Regions or Countries which had not yet gained County Status, such as Galicia (NW Iberia), Argentina and South Africa. Middle East entered a Native team in the Competition as well as the main Cup competition.

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.



[1] Donegal Daily (2017) GAA Logo [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 2 December 2017]


[2] GAA (2015) GAA World Games Results [Internet] [Accessed 21 Dec 2016]

[3] Gaelico Galego (2019) Resultados Historico: 2015 World Games [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 15 March 2019]

[4] Hurling Club Argentina (2017) GAA World Games Abu Dhabi 2015 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 1 September 2017]


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

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Last Updated: 29 March 2021

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