Consul General of Ireland hosts Gaelic Players Association, announces tourney lineup

Friday, October 3, 8:30 AM, Boston, MA – The Consulate General of Ireland in Boston hosted the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) as they announced that the 3rd annual GPA Super 11’s at Fenway Park would take place this November. The breakfast event was also an opportunity for the new CEO of the GPA, Paul Flynn, to meet with members of the Irish diaspora and supporters of the Gaelic Games in Boston.

Speaking at the event were a number of dignitaries, including The Consul General Shane Cahill, Chairman of the Boston Friends of the GPA Aidan Browne and Managing Director of Fenway Sports Management Mark Lev. Finally, Mary Sugrue, CEO of the Irish American Partnership, announced a $100,000 to the Gaelic Players Association Scholarship Fund.

The GPA Super 11’s at Fenway park is a hurling tournament played between four teams. The draw for the tournament was held, with Judge Frank Bailey presiding. The first semi-final will be between County Clare and County Cork, while the second will be between County Limerick and County Wexford.

All photos are by Bill Brett (Co. Sligo).

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