Feb 16

What you need to know…

What are Gaelic Sports?

Who are we?

When/Where is practice?

 

Sep 16

Aging & Alzheimer’s awareness – Week 1 of 4

What is Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Memory loss is an example. Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia. Click to ‘read the rest of the entry’ to get some summary information about causes, risks and prevention techniques.

To donate and/or join our team for the Winston-Salem ‘Walk to End Alzheimer’s’ on Saturday October 14th, 2017, click WSWGAA – WalkToEndAlz Thank You!

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Sep 06

2017 season reflections and more

Go raibh míle maith agaibh (Thank You)

To all our players, social members, supporters and sponsors (Foothills Brewing, Carlisle’s Pub, Finnigan’s Wake, The Quiet Pint, Tanglewood Pizza Company, Omega Sports, The Porch, Body Complete, Homebrewer’s Clubhouse) for all your hard work and generous support throughout the year. There is a lot work that happens both on and off the field and everyone does their part to ensue this wonderful community club promoting Irish Sports and Culture is doing it’s job. Training attendance has been great this year and effort by the players has been amazing. All this training culminated in winning our first piece of silverware in the clubs third year. This is a fantastic achievement and Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

Raleigh GAA Home Tournament 2017

Calling all Wolfhound supporters!

This coming Saturday is our last tournament of the 2017 season. So, if you want to see some great Gaelic Football come spend the day in wonderful Raleigh, NC where you will get your fill of GAA.

Your support is always welcomed and needed more than you think. We love being part of the Winston-Salem community and if we can have some of that community with us when we compete against other Gaelic teams in the southeast (mainly within the borders of North Carolina) that would be GREAT!

 

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Jul 25

DCCC is welcoming another Fulbright Scholar from Ireland

DCCC is welcoming another Fulbright Scholar (Jamie McGarrigle) from Ireland in early August. Irish language classes begin the week of August 21st. You can enroll online by clicking on any of the following: 

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Jul 19

Timmy Cronin Snr Mem. Cup 2017 Match Reports

Game #1: 9.20am – 10.30am: Raleigh GAA (5-15) V Winston-Salem Wolfhounds GAA (3-08)

The game started very well for both teams, both registering early points and it looked like we were in for a great battle. However, within minutes Raleigh’s #9 buried the ball in the back of the net and started a heavy onslaught that W-S struggle to come back from. Raleigh had two key players that would control the forward line and even though W-S were winning their fair share of ball in the middle of the field the passing lacked on the day. The score at Half Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 14

Timmy Cronin Senior Memorial Cup 2017

TOURNAMENT SUMMARY
Date: Saturday July 15th
Host: Winston-Salem Wolfhounds GAA
Name: Timmy Cronin Senior Memorial Cup (TCSM Cup)
Name Details: This is the club’s annual home tournament that was named after the club founder’s grandfather Timmy Cronin, who passed away in 2012.
City, State: Winston-Salem, NC (Home)
Field: Poteat Field, Winston-Salem, NC 27109 – Google Maps
Level: Junior C / D

Tournament Times/Style/Game duration:
9am – 4pm | Regular | 30 minute halves

TEAMS:
1) Winston-Salem Wolfhounds GAA
2) Raleigh GAA
3) Charlotte GAA
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May 31

Connolly Cup 2017

The 2017 Connolly Cup takes place on June 3rd, 2017 in Charlotte, NC. Teams competing include past regional and national champions and new clubs. The Winston Salem Wolfhounds, Raleigh, Atlanta, Chicago Patriots, Kevin Barry’s Philadelphia, Austin Celtic Cowboys and Pittsburgh are all traveling to Charlotte.

The event takes place at Matthews Sportsplex in Matthews. The tournament takes place in one day and is a true test of stamina and endurance for the teams that make it to the finals.

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May 17

Wolfhounds at the 17th Annual Bethabara Highland Games!

On Saturday, May 13th, the Winston-Salem Wolfhounds’ participated in the 17th Annual Bethabara Highland Games at Historic Bethabara Park in Winston-Salem, NC. The Wolfhounds put on a Hurling and Gaelic Football demonstration as a part of the athletic games, alongside Highland Games events like the hammer throw and caber toss. The day was a celebration  of Celtic culture featuring food, music, and crafts from across the Atlantic. Winston-Salem’s traditional Irish band Góilín joined the Wolfhounds’ in the afternoon to provide the crowd with Irish song as the Wolfhounds’ worked to raise the profile of GAA athletics. The Winston-Salem Wolfhounds’ are participating in their first tournament, the All American Cup, Saturday, May 20 in Baltimore, MD.

May 02

Pub(lic) League Game 4

We had a good turnout last Thursday at our fourth and final Pub(lic) League game of 2017 with 16 people…eventually :D (Click ‘Read the rest of the entry’ to see some pics).  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Pub(lic) League – Game 3

We had a brilliant turnout yesterday at our third Pub(lic) League game of 2017 with 16 people (Click ‘Read the rest of the entry’ to see some pics). The teams were very well matched and that made for some great exhibitions of footballs skills. The first half saw the Purple team really Read the rest of this entry »

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