On Saturday April 22nd, the Cologne Celtics competed in the 2023 edition of the German Hurling and Camogie Cups. This time they were held in Darmstadt. Although we didn’t win either of them, our players represented our club with pride, passion and skill.
European Hurling/Camogie Championship Round 1 Maastricht – 01.04.2023
On April 1st our camógs and hurlers represented the club with pride and passion as they reached their respective finals. Read about their progress here in this tournament report – compiled by hurling officer, Frank and club secretary, Lea.
Interview with Chris Bethe – European Hurling Officer 2020-22 and Darmstadt GAA Legend
Chris Bethe is a legend of Darmstadt GAA and a former European Hurling Officer for Gaelic Games Europe. He chatted to us about his plans for bringing hurling to the international community in Ireland, and his experiences as European Hurling Officer during the time of Corona lockdowns.
German Camogie & Hurling Cups 2022: Tournament Report 24.09.2022
On September 24th, 2022, the Cologne Celtics held the German Cups – the Chris Hennessy and Sebastian Rießbeck Cups – in Chorweiler. With the Desmond Brothers TV crew, the head of the German Embassy’s Irish Abroad Unit, and many other guests in the crowd, we enjoyed a full schedule of hard hurling and camogie matches.
Darmstadt Hurling & Camogie Tournament Report: 11.06.2022
On June 11th 2022, the Cologne Celtics hulers faced off against Setanta Berlin, Darmstadt, Vienna Gaels and Hamburg GAA while our camoige team faced the hosts in the Darmstadt Tournament. It proved to be a wonderful day for the teams from the Rheinland!
German Camogie & Hurling Cups 2021: Tournament Report 12.03.2022
Relive the German Camogie and Hurling Cups 2021 – the Chris Hennessy and Sebastian Rießbeck Cups – held on March 12 2022 in Düsseldorf. A fantastic day for our club, as both our teams came back to Cologne victorious.
Cologne Hurling/Camogie Tournament: 02.10.2021
Our first hurling and camogie tournaments in Cologne! On October 2nd 2021, we were delighted to host Darmstadt and Stuttgart in hurling, and Darmstadt, Munich, Vienna and Stuttgart in camogie.
July 3. 2021 Challenge Match: Cologne Celtics vs. Darmstadt GAA
What a day! This was a great day for hurling in Cologne. After a highly disrupted 18 months, the Celts were back on the hurling pitch for a feast of action with our friends and rivals at Darmstadt GAA.