RACE NIGHT AT THE GALWAY ARMS - MAY 5TH, 2018

Toronto Gaels are hosting our 5th Annual Race Night on Saturday, May 5th at The Galway Arms, 838 The Queensway, Etobicoke.  We invite all club members and friends to join us for what is expected to be a great night's entertainment. First race on the night will be at 6:00pm.

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Horses can be purchased for $10 each.

Horses can be bought online by transferring money to the club with Interac eTransfer to "torontogaels@gmail.com".
You must include the information below in the money transfer comments.

Your Name
Horse Name(s)
Phone Number
Email Address

Feel free to be creative with your horse names!

Alternatively, reach out to any of our club members or email torontogaels@gmail.com if you would like to buy a horse.

If you are a club member and would like a Race Card to sell horses on behalf of the club you can download it here and print a copy. All Race Cards should be returned to a member of the committee by May 1st at the latest.

All support in making this another successful fundraising night for the club would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you!

2017 SEASON AWARDS NIGHT - April 7th, 2018

A great night of celebration was had this past Saturday, with medals for the 2017 Senior & Intermediate League wins given out to players, recognition awards for the season given out, and lots of prizes collected in our raffle.

Our thanks go out to all who attended and supported the Toronto Gaels Awards Night, and celebrated the 2017 - 30th anniversary season with us, and also to the Hot House Restaurant for hosting the event.

Thanks to Peter Byrne and David "Toastie" Crombie from the Toronto GAA for coming along and supporting, and to Peter for saying a few words.

Thank you to our raffle prize sponsors on the night; The Galway Arms, Alectric Solar, Ward & Burke, Hydron Plumbing & Mechanical, Brennan Irish Food Products, and Blacklion Construction Group.

Congratulations to our award winners on the night:

Best Newcomer of the Year - Cormac Bonner
Best Newcomer of the Year - Darragh McNamara
Sportsperson of the Year - Shane O'Connor
Club Person of the Year - Sean O'Molloy
Intermediate Player of the Year - Gerry Smith
Senior Player of the Year - Pat Barrett

A special word of thanks to Ray Ronaghan for taking the photos on the night, to Sean O'Shea for doing MC duties with a deft balance of professionalism & one-liners, and to all of the committee members who put everything together, and who helped run the show on the night.

See our Gallery for photos of the event.

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SAVE THE DATE: Toronto Gaels 2017 Season Awards Dinner

Join us at our Toronto Gaels 2017 Season Awards Dinner to celebrate our club's 30th anniversary season (1987-2017), on Saturday, April 7th at 7pm, in The Hot House Restaurant, 35 Church St.

Tickets are $50 and include a three course meal, and wine.
For ticket purchase, email 'torontogaels@gmail.com'.

We look forward to celebrating a strong 2017 season, with competition wins and silverware on the books for both our Senior & Intermediate teams.

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TORONTO GAA Railway Cup 7-A-SIDE TOURNAMENT - MARCH 10TH, 2018

Well done to the Gaels lads on the Munster team who won the Toronto GAA 7-a-side Railway Cup this past Saturday, Mar 10th!! You did us proud lads!!

Thank you from the Toronto Gaels club to everyone on the TGAA committee involved in scheduling games for the 160 players on the day. Great work!

Left to right in the photo:
Tadg Quilligan, Dara Healy, Shane O'Connor, Seamus O'Mathuna, Conor O'Lochlain.

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ICE FISHING TRIP - FEBRUARY 24TH, 2018

Great times had up north at Innisfil for Toronto Gaels annual Ice Fishing trip this past weekend.
Massive thanks to Morgan Hynes (Gootch) for organizing the weekend, and to all of the lads who came along and made it serious craic!

Visit our Gallery for more photos.

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Pre-season Conditioning Training 2018

Weekly Indoor pre-season conditioning training begins February 20th at UofT Athletic Centre at 55 Harbord St.

Meet beside the turnstiles in main lobby 15 minutes sharp before start time (see schedule below). All are welcome!

Tuesday evening:
Feb 20th - 7-8pm
Monday evenings:
Feb 26th - 6-7pm
Mar 5th - 6-7pm
Mar 12th - 6-7pm
Mar 19th - 6-7pm
Mar 26th - 6-7pm
Apr 2nd - 6-7pm
Apr 9th - 6-7pm
Apr 16th - 6-7pm

If you would like to join, reach out to us ahead of time at torontogaels@gmail.com

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TORONTO GAA 2017 Season AWARDS BANQUET - JAN 29TH, 2018

Well done to everyone involved in the Toronto GAA on hosting a fantastic awards event this past Saturday night at the King's Garden Banquet Hall!!

We were proud to see long time Gaels man Eamonn Gallagher receiving the Toronto GAA Person of the Year award.

Our own Gerry Smith picked up the well deserved Intermediate Men's Football Player of the year award.

What a night!!! There will be a Toronto Gaels award night ceremony to present the trophies, medals etc. Date TBD

Visit our Gallery for more photos of the night.

#gaa #torontogaa #canada #gaelic #torontogaels #seniorleaguechamps #intermediatechamps

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INDOOR FOOTBALL - WINTER 2018

The Toronto Gaels will be starting Winter training with 12 weeks of indoor football beginning on Jan 13th, 2018.

Location will be Soccer World Polson Pier on Cherry St. down beside the Docks.
Click HERE for directions.

We have booked a weekly time-slot for our current club members to play Indoor Football.
If you are not currently affiliated with the club and would like to join us for a game please feel free to drop us an email at torontogaels@gmail.com so that we can confirm numbers and availability.


Dates:
(All dates are Saturdays, 2:30pm-3:30pm)
1/13/2018
1/20/2018
1/27/2018
2/3/2018
2/10/2018
2/17/2018
2/24/2018
3/3/2018
3/10/2018
-- Skipping St. Patrick's weekend, March 17th --
3/24/2018
3/31/2018
4/7/2018

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MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY 2018 TO ALL!

As we move into this Christmas season the Toronto Gaels would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our players, members and friends (near and far) a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2018!

With the club claiming the Toronto GAA Men's Senior and Intermediate Football League titles; and with our friends at Clann na nGael Hurling club winning the Toronto GAA Senior League & Championship titles, we count this as a very prosperous and successful year for the club.

Thank you to all of our members who contribute to making this a strong and vibrant club.

Here's to a prosperous year for all in 2018!

 

 

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Toronto Gaels Jersey makes the Balls.ie Top 10 GAA Jerseys from around the world

Toronto Gaels are delighted to get a mention at number 5 on BALLS.IE in their "The Ten Best Looking GAA Jerseys From Around The World" article.

Thanks for the shout out lads! Ye have fantastic taste!

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Christmas Drink - December, 9th 2017

Come and join us to help ring in the Christmas season. Bring your friends, family or S.O.'s. All are welcome!!

The theme for the night will be a Charity Shop Dress-up.
There will be a prize for best dressed.

This is a great opportunity to give back to local charities, as we celebrate the giving season, while enjoying a few pints at the same time!!

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2018 committee elected - November 1st, 2017

Thanks to everyone who attended our AGM last night, and congrats to the new commitee. Welcome especially to the new lads coming on board!

Toronto Gaels 2018 Committee:

Chair - Shane Watters
Vice Chair - Brian O’Callaghan
Secretary - Stephen Leonard
Treasurer - Keith Barry
Registrar - Barry Hamrogue
Players Rep - Sean O’Se
Committee Members - Darragh McNamara, Adam Kiernan, Allan Healy, Ciaran Clarke, Gerard Reynolds

We're looking forward to getting stuck in to preparing for next season. Gaels Abu!

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Joe.ie "Around the World in 80 Clubs" with Toronto Gaels - November 1st, 2017

We're famous! Toronto Gaels are honoured to be featured on JOE.ie in their "Around the World in 80 Clubs" segment.

Great work from club Chairman Shane Watters, who sent this in with all the banter.

Check out this link for the full article on www.joe.ie, or take a look below.

#HonTheGaels

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Event report, END OF SEASON BASH - OCTOBER 28TH, 2017

Great night had by all at our End of Season Bash in the Air Canada Centre for the Toronto Maple Leafs game on Saturday night. Thanks to MLSE for a great hosting job!
Fantastic way to wrap up the season. Thanks to everyone who came along!!

Check out our Gallery for photos of the nights.

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Player Profiles - October 23rd, 2017

We're proud to announce the launch of our new Player Profiles webpage. Check it out to meet and learn more about the players in the Toronto Gaels panel.

Visit this link to take a look, and check out what counties and home clubs the players that make up our roster hail from. We were surprised to see the Cavan lads are currently making up the biggest contingent, with the Dubs in second place.

Hon the Gaels!!

 

 

 

TORONTO GAELS AGM - NOVEMBER 1st, 2017

Dear Members,

The Toronto Gaels 2017 AGM will take place on Wednesday, November 1st at 7:30pm.

All club members and players are asked to attend and give their input on the running of the club.

The location is 24 Wellesley St. West. (Condo building)
It will take place in the event room on the 24th floor.

Agenda will be as follows:
(a) Items from previous Annual General Meeting
(b) Annual Report by the Secretary
(c) Annual Financial Report by the Treasurer
(d) Chairman’s Address.
(e) Election of Officers and Members of the Executive Committee for 2016. (Chairman, Vice-Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Registrar, Players Rep, Committee Member x 3)
(f) Notices of Motions.
(g) Any Other Business.

Please forward any motions for discussion to be included on the agenda. Any proposed regulation changes at the Toronto or Canadian Board Levels can be discussed at the club AGM before forwarding for the Toronto GAA AGM (Nov 26, 2017).

Regards,

Stephen Leonard
Toronto Gaels Club Secretary

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End of Season Bash - October 28th, 2017

Kicking off at the Steam Whistle Brewery for Pints and Finger Food before heading to the Air Canada Centre and a private suite for Toronto Maple Leafs vs Philadelphia Flyers game!

**Places are limited. Your spot is only confirmed by paying $129 by e-transfer to torontogaels@gmail.com

*Event is strictly club members only

After party details TBD

 

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GAA President is in town - August 1st, 2017

Thank you to GAA President Aogán Ó Fearghaíl for stopping in to PJ O'Brien's to meet members of Toronto GAA yesterday evening. 

Toronto Gaels members Shane Watters (Chairman),  Sean O'Molloy (Manager), and Gerry Smith were on hand to greet him.

 

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New Jerseys for 2017, sponsored by The Galway Arms - July 15th, 2017

Huge thanks to The Galway Arms Irish Pub for their sponsorship, and presentation of the new Toronto Gaels GFC Jerseys on Saturday night. 
We're very grateful to everyone at the Galway Arms for their continuing strong support of our club!

For anyone interested in buying one, the new jersey is now available on our club O'Neills Sportswear webshop, along with a wide variety of other club gear. 

Toronto Gaels GFC O'Neills Webshop *

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Quiz Night Report - Thanks for everyone's support! - July 15th, 2017

A massive thank you to everyone who turned up this past Saturday night to The Galway Arms Irish Pub for our Quiz Night in aid of our injured player!!

We really appreciate the support from everyone who attended and made it a great craic night out, from all those who sponsored or donated raffle prizes, and from the donors who couldn't make it on the night!

Extra shout out to the Durham Robert Emmets GFC Ladies team who won the quiz, and generously donated their prize back!

Thank you!!!
 

Visit our Gallery for photos from the night.