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Sevilla edge Málaga in Controversial Tie – Ladies GAA Andalusia

[Photos by the talented Abel Rodríguez]   A tight match between the league’s top two effectively decided the outcome of the second tournament of the season. Both teams had gone into the Gibraltar clashes at almost full strength and enjoyed an intense struggle with the gap having narrowed since their Marbella encounter last October. In …

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Lisbon win emphatically in Gibraltar – Andalusian GAA Tournament #2

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Determined Marbella Side Edge First GAA Tournament of 22/23

The Andalusian GAA season began in earnest on Saturday last in Marbella rugby club, home of the illustrious Costa Gaels club. This year the tournament has been enriched by the return of the capital of the Costa, the missing link, Celta Málaga. Costa Gaels, unofficial favourites going into the games, were suitably supported by their …

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Blitz update: Controversy and scandal as “missing notebook” mars GAA tournament

I’ve heard of whistles being lost on Craggy Island but the ref’s notebook is a new one on me. Questions have been raised now about the validity of suspensions and even the legitimacy of the tournament itself as the referee will now be forced to recall from memory, the scores, cards and results. Rumor has …

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Orangemen March On! Seville Claim League after Second GAA Blitz

Sevilla’s men’s team had a successful visit to a muddy Marbella on Saturday last, coming away with the Andalusian League title one month before the end of the season. The second Blitz of 2022, an institution in the Andalusian GAA calendar, featured the usual three frenemies and pioneers of this great sport in southern Spain. …

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Epic Andalusian GAA Encounter Ended by Equally Epic Storm

https://johnpbrady.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/VID_20211120_161436.mp4https://johnpbrady.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/VID_20211120_161503.mp4 Marbella’s Costa Gaels and the visiting Sevilla had just seven minutes left to play in their Andalusian League fixture when a storm of Mediterranean proportions rendered the pitch unplayable. The game, mostly played on a dry hard pitch, was conducted at a terrific pace throughout until a sudden thunder storm transformed conditions utterly. For …

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Turnaround in Gaels Form Decapitates Shocked Sevilla Side

A tremendous performance by Costa Gaels brushed aside a good Sevilla side who were clearly taken by surprise on their home ground of San Gerónimo. Saturday afternoon’s clash was highly awaited in Andalusian GAA circles as it would give some clarity to the standard of the teams involved. After the fixtures so far, all we …

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Tempestuous Clash as Gib Hold out – Andalusian GAA League 2nd Round

The last quarter of the tempestuous Andalusian League clash of Costa Gaels and Gibraltar Gaels. The game was effectively over at this point with the best of the action taking place in the first half, however both teams battled to the end with every ball being fiercely contested. This, the second game of the the …

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