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  • Sun Aug 18 - Junior A Football Final: Aidan McAnespies v Donegal
    by Rory on August 19, 2019 at 2:23 am

    Donegal 2-15 Aidan McAnespies 3-9 Donegal just about sneaked over the line in a tremendously exciting junior A football final to open proceedings on Sunday.  McAnespies pushed their opponents all the way and coming into the final minutes of the game the scores were even.  Donegal had the subs to win it as three points to came from players who were brought off the line as the time ticked away. […]

  • Sat Aug 17 - Junior A Hurling Final: Offaly v Fr. Tom Burke's
    by Rory on August 19, 2019 at 2:05 am

    Offaly 1-19 Fr. Tom Burkes 2-13 It was a to and fro junior A hurling final with each side going on scoring spurts.  At the end of it all it was Offaly with the three point advantage.  The difference in the end was a second half goal from Victor Costello.  Offaly weathered a late Tom’s storm to hold on and capture their second championship in 3 years. Oisin McCormack accepts the trophy […]

  • Sat Aug 17 - Junior B Hurling FInal: Worcester v NH Wolves
    by Rory on August 19, 2019 at 1:59 am

    New Hampshire Wolves 2-8 Worcester 3-10 Worcester Fenians captured the first Junior B Hurling championship in the Northeast division after a hard hitting, exciting game against old rivals, the New Hampshire Wolves.  Worcester got some great performances from several of their number, none more so than center forward, Conor Greene.  Greene accounted for all 3 goals and a number of well taken […]

  • Sat Aug 17 - Intermediate Football Final: Cork v Shannon Blues
    by Rory on August 19, 2019 at 1:41 am

    Shannon Blues 1-15 Cork 2-17 It took extra time to separate the Blues and Cork in what was the first Intermediate Final played in Boston in 13 seasons.  The Blues had a 2 point lead late in the game and Cork leveled with 2 late frees to force the extra period.  Cork outscored the Blues, 7 points to 5, in the extra 20 minutes to claim their third trophy in as many years having won the junior A […]

  • Sun Aug 18 - Senior Hurling Final: Galway v Fr. Tom Burke's
    by Rory on August 19, 2019 at 1:09 am

    Fr. Tom Burke’s 2-18 Galway 0-21 Fr. Tom’s left it late to capture the senior hurling trophy, and that after seeing 3 star players return to Ireland before the final.  Galway looked to be very much the side in control of affairs for most of the game, and while not scoring at will, were able to maintain more or less a 4 point advantage until late in the game.  John Moylan was on form for t […]

  • Sun Aug 18 - Senior Football Final: Aidan McAnespies v Donegal
    by Rory on August 19, 2019 at 12:40 am

    Donegal 3-15 Aidan McAnespies 2-17 What a game of football it was for the final game of the season at the Irish Cultural Center in Canton Mass.  There have been some brilliant finals over the years on the main field, and this will be up there the best of them.  Two fantastic teams, some superb scores, and a finish that nobody could have expected.  It ended up as stunned disbelief for Aidan […]

  • Boston Norteast GAA Finals - Schedule and Senior Previews
    by Rory on August 16, 2019 at 10:18 pm

    Sunday August 18 - 5:00 PM This year sees Donegal return to the senior football final, albeit without Diarmuid Connolly, who will be togging out for The Dubs in the All Ireland Final in a couple of weeks.  Connolly’s St. Vincent’s teammate, New York born Shane Carthy, will be lining out in the middle of the field and hoping for a second successive Boston senior championship medal.  […]

  • Sun Aug 11 - Junior A Football: Wolfe Tones v Aidan McAnespies
    by Rory on August 12, 2019 at 2:57 am

    Wolfe Tones 1-8 Aidan McAnespies 2-8 Two second half goals, one from the spot, saw Aidan McAnespies through to the Junior A Football Final.  Great work in the defence and patience when in possession were the keys to the win.  The Tones had an extra man for the final 12 minutes or so but could not press home the advantage, and it will be a date with Donegal in next week’s final for […]

  • Senior Football Semi-Final: Galway v Aidan McAnespies
    by Rory on August 12, 2019 at 2:43 am

    Aidan McAnespies 4-16 Galway 1-10 Aidan McAnespies ended up with a comfortable win over Galway in the second semi-final Sunday.  It was a game where Galway needed to take their chances to have a chance of upsetting the apple cart, however the Westerners saw the ball drift wide all too often when the opportunity arose.  McAnespies were clinical in front of goal with a rampant Tony Brosnan […]

  • Aug 11 - Senior Football Semi FInal: Donegal v Connemara Gaels
    by Rory on August 12, 2019 at 2:27 am

    Connemara 2-9 Gaels Donegal 1-16 Donegal and the Connemara Gaels played a very exciting 60 minutes that was full of incident and plenty of exciting football.  There were some great scores and a sending off, that actually served to lift the Gaels efforts in the final 10 minutes to almost pull off an unlikely comeback.  Donegal however were full value for their victory, with some impeccab […]

  • Sun Aug 11 - Junior C Hurling FInal: Sean Og's v hartford
    by Rory on August 12, 2019 at 2:10 am

    Hartford 0-7 Sean Og’s 4-10 Sean Og’s captured the junior C hurling championship after a well contested final with Hartford.   An early goal for Sean Og’s had Hartford chasing the game, and three more in the second half put the result beyond doubt.  There were some great performances from the newly minted hurlers who are all graduates of the youth program.  Sean Og’s took the […]

  • Sun Aug 4 - Senior Hurling; Inter Football
    by Rory on August 6, 2019 at 11:06 pm

    In what is a preview of the Senior Hurling Championship final Father Toms faced Galway in the final league game. Both teams held their cards close to their chest as they played alternative teams. The last time the teams met, Tom’s were the victors, would they be able to once again be victorious and overcome a strong Galway side. The game started out evenly as Dunloy native Ali Dooey got two […]

  • Sun Aug 4 - Senior Football: Galway v Wolfe Tones
    by Rory on August 6, 2019 at 11:03 pm

    In a do or die match, Galway would face the Wolfetones in their final matchup of the Senior Football Championship. Galway needed a win to have another chance at the coveted 4th spot, anything less (loss or draw) would send the Wolfetones through to the Semi Finals of the Senior Championship. The game started off slowly, with a number of wides from both sides. It would be Aughnamullen’s Micha […]

  • Sat Aug 3 - Junior B Hurling Semi Final: NH Wolves v Sean Og's
    by Rory on August 6, 2019 at 12:50 am

    New Hampshire Wolves 1-16 Sean Og’s 0-8 It was a match between the old hands and the young guns to decide who would meet Worcester in the Junior B final in two weeks time.  At the end of the day it was the New Hampshire Wolves who came out on top after a hard fought encounter.  Much of the difference was down to the accuracy of the New Hampshire men who took their chances while the Sean […]

  • Sun Aug 4 - Senior Football: Connemara Gaels v Aidan McAnespies
    by Rory on August 6, 2019 at 12:45 am

    Connemara Gaels 1-13 Aidan McAnespies 5-14 Aidan McAnespies underlined their unbeaten finish to regular season with an emphatic victory over the Connemara Gaels.  The game was almost over before it started.  Within the first few minutes McAnespies had rattled the net twice before the Gaels had worked up any kind of a sweat, and a third goal about 10 minutes in put the nail in the coffin.  […]

  • Sun Jul 28 - Junior A Football: Connemara Gaels v Wolfe Tones
    by Rory on July 30, 2019 at 6:44 pm

    Wolfetones went in to today's matchup looking for a victory to keep their Championship ambitions alive. The Gaels on the other hand were on the other side of the coin, looking for a win to gather a victory to end their season with. There was a slow start to the game, with a number of wides from both sides. Cormac Joyce Power for the Wolfetones broke the deadlock in the 6th minute, scoring a […]

  • Sat Jul 27 - Inter Football: Cork v Christopher's
    by Rory on July 30, 2019 at 6:41 pm

    In another meeting between these two teams, Cork and Christophers faced off in the Cultural Center in Canton, MA on a fine July evening. In a match of high importance, Cork were looking to gain retribution for their loss against the same team in their previous meeting to seal their place in the Intermediate Football Final, while Christophers were looking to turn their fate around after a slow […]

  • Sat Jul 27 - Junior Hurling: Offaly v Fr. Tom Burke's; Portland v Hartford
    by Rory on July 30, 2019 at 6:39 pm

    Once again in the Junior A Championship, Father Tom Burkes faced off against Offaly in what was going to be a preview of the Junior A Final. Offaly came into today’s match unbeaten and intended to keep it that way, while Father Tom’s were looking to get retribution for their previous match where they failed to secure a victory. The match started off slowly, with the Tom’s initially […]

  • Sun Jul 28 - Men's Senior Football: Connemara Gaels v Donegal
    by Rory on July 30, 2019 at 6:35 pm

    In what is a preview of the Senior Championship Semi Final, Connemara Gaels met Donegal once again in the Senior Football Championship. In their last meeting, the Gaels were the victors, with a 3-12 to 1-16 victory.  Donegal would open the scoring with two points from Ciaran Murtagh and a Mark Bradley free before Padraig McAnenly would get the Gaels on the board. Ciaran Murtagh would have a […]

  • Sun Jul 28 - Senior Hurling: Galway v Tipperary
    by Rory on July 30, 2019 at 6:32 pm

    In what was ramped up to be a highly intensive match, Tipperary and Galway once again met in the Senior Hurling Championship. Tipperary came into this matchup in need of a victory to have a chance to make it to the Senior Hurling final. The teams were tied with a win each in their previous encounters over the season. The match started out with a lot of back and forth early on in the game. It […]