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Gaelic Games

Irish exports

No matter where they are in the world, the Irish people's passion for their national sports, hurling and Gaelic football, does not waver. William Murray and Alan Baxter are two such devotees in Hong Kong.

Sunday, 11 March, 2007, 12:00am

Dubai prove too hot for Hong Kong

Thousands of Irish Gaelic football fans descended on the city yesterday to watch Dubai beat Hong Kong and win the 10th Asian Gaelic Games yesterday.

A lively tournament of Irish sport that featured Asia's first-ever competitive hurling match, the People's Liberation Army provided the marching music and Arthur Guinness provided the refreshments.

26 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Ancient footy

Always eager for something new, Shanghainese have an event to watch this weekend - the 10th Asian Gaelic Games opening on Friday.

20 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Sports Quiz

1. Name the Australian soccer coach.

2. Which country does England batsman Kevin Pietersen originally hail from?

3. Which South Korean international did Manchester United sign?

4. Where will the second and third rugby tests between the All Blacks and Lions be played?

5. Who are the defending Wimbledon men's and women's champions?

26 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

2 Minutes with...NEIL CLARKE


The player-coach of the Hong Kong Gaelic Football team is all set to play a major role in the Asian Gaelic Games, which Hong Kong hosts for the first time next weekend at the Aberdeen Stadium. The 33-year-old NET teacher's advice to spectators who are brave enough to taste a little bit of Irish culture is to be prepared 'to have a lot of fun and a good time'.

21 Sep 2003 - 12:00am


IRISHMAN John Egan's bright start to his Club jockey stint continued at Sha Tin yesterday when his mount The Greatest made mincemeat of his rivals in the Class Five second event.

The Greatest was making his debut for former multiple champion trainer John Moore and had also slipped plenty in the ratings following a Class Four victory from a mark of 51 last November.

15 Oct 2000 - 12:00am