Press Release

Charleston GAA Hosts 9th Annual Holy City Cup

Apr. 15, 2022 • Andrew Maron

The Holy City Cup will be played Saturday, April 23 at Carolina Voyager Charter School Field. Hurling clubs from across the southeast will compete in the fastest game on grass. Admission is free. The first game will begin at 9 am and the championship game is scheduled for 4:15 pm.

Fresh off a victory at the Camden Irish Fest Hurling Tournament, the Charleston Hurling Club aims to be the first back-to-back winner of the Holy City Cup after winning the cup in 2021. No club has won back to back in the eight previous tournaments. Other clubs participating in this year’s tournament include: Augusta Gaelic Sports Club, Atlanta GAA, The Citadel Hurling Club, Charlotte James Connolly’s GAA, The Greenville Gaels, Raleigh Cú Chulainn GAA and Savannah GAA.

Join us for the best craic in the lowcountry at our after party starting at 7 pm at Tommy Condon’s. Late night afters will be at The Bangkok Lounge. The Holy City Cup is presented by longtime club supporter Recovery Room Tavern.

If you can’t make it to the Holy City Cup, the club is currently recruiting new players. Up next on the club calendar is the Greenville Invitational, hosted by The Greenville Gaels May 14. The full calendar is available online. Up Charleston!

About the Charleston Gaelic Athletic Association
The Charleston GAA is a co-ed sport and social club. We participate in and promote traditional Irish sport, culture, and fellowship. The objectives of the association are: Organize and promote GAA sports in the region of Charleston, South Carolina; Represent the needs, interests, and welfare of club members; Promote and encourage lifelong involvement; and Research, organize, and disseminate information important to club members and to other organizations and individuals involved in the support of Irish sport and culture. The Charleston GAA is a 501(c)3 non-profit.