Charlotte GAA will hold its annual Connolly Cup Tournament on June 25th, 2016. The Charlotte James Connolly Club has been hosting the Connolly Cup since 2001, and in the past has seen teams from St. Barnabas in New York, the Cayman Islands, Philadelphia, Orlando, Tennessee, Charleston, DC, Baltimore and Atlanta compete.
The club is proud to host the largest tournament in the Southeast with teams competing in Ladies’ and Men’s Gaelic Football. Connolly Cup is pleased to pass on the love of Gaelic sports to a new generation of players by offering a youth coaching clinic in Gaelic football – all ages are welcome.
This year’s Connolly Cup will be held at CSA OrthoCarolina Sportsplex (13301 Dorman Road, Pineville, NC 28134).
Overall, the Connolly Cup will act as a huge stepping-stone for all clubs involved with highly competitive action as they look to build some momentum ahead of the North American County Board’s National Championships in Seattle.
Connolly’s Irish Pub (East 5th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202) will host the after-game festivities for players and fans alike. They are excited to welcome everyone for live music to entertain all on what should be a night not to be missed.