Western Division Board
The Western Divisional Board is the administrative body for the Gaelic Athletic Association in Northern California, at present this encompasses the Greater Bay Area. It is responsible for scheduling fixtures and appointing referees for games at our home fields on Treasure Island, handling registrations and supporting new club development initiatives.

Gaelic Games have been played in the San Francisco area for over a hundred years, the board in it's present form has been active since the late 1970's.

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September 9th, 2014
Western Division Teams in the 2014 North American Championships


The Western Divisional Board would like to congratulate all our traveling teams who made the journey to Boston for a very enjoyable tournament. Not all teams could be victorious but we congratulate our champions; 


Ulster Gaelic Club San Francisco, who have completed a three in a row of Senior National Football tittles, by defeating Shannon Blues of Boston 2.15 to 0.09. On Saturday they had defeated Philadelphia in the Semi-Final, 4.15 to 2.8. Ulster traveled with a large and skillful panel and proved too strong for the rest of the competitors.


St. Joseph's Hurling Club - Silicon Valley who won the Junior B Hurling title by defeating Barley House 2.15 to 1.13. After wining the local SF Junior championship, this was the icing on the cake in what has been a very successful year for the club.


Naomh Padraig Hurling Club were defeated in the Final by a very skillful Galway Boston team 3.23 to 2.11. Padraig's had entered this game on a high after their Semi-Final win against Boston which saw them trailing by 10 points in the second half but were to fight their way back with 3 goals, Final score in Semi 3.12 to 0.20.


San Francisco Fog City Harps, Senior Ladies Football were defeated in their preliminary games by Boston and Chicago, they had traveled with a minimal squad and where their opponents proved too tough a test. 



Clan Na Gael, Intermediate Ladies Football were also defeated in their preliminary game against Charlotte. 



Sons of Boru/Celts, Junior A Football were defeated on Saturday in the Semi-Final by Donegal Boston 2.08 to 2.20, after coming out of a very tricky Quarter-Final on Friday against Charlotte 2.17 to 4.10.


Éire Óg SF, Junior C Football, had a comprehensive win against St Louis on Friday, played Denver Gaels in an epic double overtime game and came away with a 1 point win. They had to play their Semi-Final game 3 hours later against Tyrone Philadelphia GAA, where they suffered a 2 point loss. Eire Og had to play two 60+mins games of football on the same day, which is a tough ask for any panel, but they produced some fabulous football over the weekend and for an All American Born Team can be very proud. 



SF Shamrocks Intermediate Camoige, were defeated by Toronto 4.5 to 1.1. Our ladies who have no local competition at all throughout the season can find it difficult to be competitive on a National Level. It was also in this game that Naomi Goff a Fog City Harps and Sf Shamrocks player received a severe facial injury and we wish her a speedy recovery. 


As always we would like to thank our SF Teams, their coaches, supporters and sponsors who make our SF games a great success each year.




August 21st, 2014
2014 Western Division results from our Final's on Sunday, August 17th:


Here are the results from our 2014 Western Division Final's from Sunday, August 17th:


Ladies Football: Fog City defeated Clan Na Gael

 

Junior Hurling: St. Joseph's had their club's first Western Division Championship Final win after they defeated Naomh Padraig on a Final Score of St Joseph's 5.14 to Naomh Padraig 3.15.

 

Intermediate Football: Sean Treacy defeated Sons of Boru\Celts in a very competitive match. Final score Sean Treacys 2.08 to Boru/Celts 0.10.

 

Junior Football: Eire Og defeated Michael Cusacks and were our second club of the day to have their club's first Western Division Championship Final win. In one of the most competitive Junior Football finals we have seen in a few years, and which had to go into Extra Time in order to find a winner. The young Peninsula team just did enough, final score Eire Og 1.13 to Michael Cusacks 1.11.

 

Senior Football: In our headline match of the day where prior to the throw in, we had a great game parade with local pipers, youth players and flag carriers. Ulster were to prove too strong in this great rival match up where we saw a Final Score of Ulster 3.10 to Sean Treacy's 1.10.

 

The Western Divisional Board would like to thank all our clubs, sponsors, supporters, and members of the Youth League on making our finals a great event and we hope you enjoyed our games. 



We wish our Divisional teams the very best in Boston over Labor Weekend as they compete in the National Championships; Senior Grade: Naomh Padraig - Hurling, Ulster & Fog City Harps - Football, Intermediate Grade: Clan Na Gael - Football, and Junior Grade; St Joseph's - Hurling, Sons of Boru/Celts & Eire Og - Football & SF Shamrocks.- Camoige.
August 13th, 2014
2014 Western Divisional Finals. Here is the schedule of games for this Sunday, August 17th:



Here is the schedule of games for this Sunday, August 17th:

 

10:00am, Ladies Football: Fog City v Clan Na Gael
Referee: Hugh Duggan, Officials: Sons of Boru/Celts\Sean Treacy's

 

11:20am, Junior Hurling: St. Josephs v Naomh Padraig Referee: Maurice Condon, Officials: Michael Cusacks\Eire Og

 

12:45pm, Int Football: Boru\Celts v Sean Treacy's Referee: Bertie Penny, Officials: St. Josephs\Naomh Padraig

 

2:10pm, Junior Football: Eire Og v Michael Cusacks Referee: Terry Tracey, Officials: Boru/Celts \ Sean Treacy's

 

 3:30pm Youth Exhibition

 

4:00pm, Senior Football: Sean Treacy's v Ulster
Referee: Maurice Condon, Officials TBD

 


Please come out and support your team, $5 Entry to games and No Dogs allowed on SF Gaa grounds. Bar and Roxie Store will be open.



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