Japan Sport Stories

Bringing the GAA to Japan

June 14, 2021 Mike Salter and Noel Thatcher Episode 20
Japan Sport Stories
Bringing the GAA to Japan
Show Notes

It took 111 years from the Gaelic Athletics Association (GAA) being formed in Ireland to it coming to Japan. Formed by some Irish expats, the club has grown and has players from Ireland, Japan and all over the world.

But how do you become the first sports club in a country with little-to-no knowledge of the sport? How do you find the pitch and the equipment? We find out just how Japan GAA has fitted in to their Tokyo home, and what comes next for Ireland's sport in Japan.

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