|Football & hurling|
Gaelic football is a sport growing in popularity in Victoria, in particular in Melbourne. The traditionally Irish game is played by Irish living/visiting in Victoria keen to play the national sport of their youth, as well as local men and women keen to give the free-flowing sport a go.
The ancient game of Hurling is also played in Victoria. Camogie, the women's version of Hurling, is an up and coming sport with the re-introduction of Camogie league competition beginning with the 2012 season.
Gaelic football is the most popular sport of Ireland and is the parent game along with Aussie Rules to the International Rules competition played between Ireland and the Australian Football League.Sunday is the traditional day for Gaelic games in Ireland and most Sundays afternoons from March to August you will find players and spectators converging on Gaelic Park to partake in the games of mens football, womens football, hurling and camogie or support their team.
Whether out from Ireland and an experienced player or someone totally new to the game, all men and women are welcome to come and play Gaelic football in Melbourne or try their hand at the ancient arts of Hurling or Camogie.
Gaelic football in Melbourne is a social sport. It's a great way to meet new people as well as keep fit and active. Whether an experienced player or new to the sport, whether in Melbourne long-term or short-term, all clubs welcome new players, so contact a club near you to start playing!