After the considerable success of the inaugural Azur Gaelic Festival last year, this magical exhibition of gaelic games and Irish culture will be back again on Saturday the 28th October 2017, from 10am till 6pm, at the Pierre Operto sports complex in Biot (free entry)! Jimmy Deenihan, 5-time All-Ireland winner, is also coming back as […]
THE FRENCH GAELIC FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP IS COMING TO THE RIVIERA!
Five teams from the federal division – Tolosa Gaels (Toulouse), Burdigaela (Bordeaux), GF Provence (Provence), Lugdunum CLG (Lyon) and Azur Gaels – will battle it out in a marathon day of gaelic football on Saturday the 25th March at Stade des Iscles (Saint-Laurent-du-Var)… Before meeting for a “third half” in Ma Nolan’s Nice Port! This […]
Azur Gaels on the Cannes red carpet
For Saint Patrick’s Day 2017, Azur Gaels were invited by the Irish Embassy in France and by Cannes town council to take part in the town “greening” ceremony, in the company of Leo Varadkar T.D and Mayor of Cannes David Lisnard! Club Chairman Richard Faul, accompanied on the podium by Secretary Ed Bateman and Maxime […]
Azur Gaelic Festival a success
On the 29th October 2016, Azur Gaels organised their first big event involving the public: AZUR GAELIC FESTIVAL, a day of discovery centred on Gaelic games and Irish culture. For a whole day, Biot’s Complexe Sportif Pierre Operto bore the colours of Ireland and the Azur Gaels, a Gaelic football club with a claim to […]
Azur Gaelic Festival
The Azur Gaels are proud to present… AZUR GAELIC FESTIVAL! Head on down to Complexe Sportif Pierre Operto, Biot on the 29th October from 10am until 6pm (free entry). Backed by the GAA and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Ireland, the event is a day-long exhibition of gaelic games and Irish culture – […]
THAT game at the Allianz Riviera
The 31/01/2016 was an extraordinary day for Azur Gaels and for our sport. The Eagles and our neighbours the Bulls of GF Provence lived the dream of every GAA club in France, playing out a curtain-raiser match before the Top 14 heavyweight rugby clash between RC Toulon and Stade Français… Meaning that Azur Gaels’ first […]
Azur Gaels at the Allianz Riviera !
The second ever match in the history of the Azur Gaels is to take place at the Allianz Riviera in Nice. This mini-match, lasting 14 minutes, will be played out in front of a crowd estimated at 35,000 people, in one of the Euro 2016 host stadia. This will be a gaelic football demonstration match, […]