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Inaugural Camden Cup

Mar. 7, 2022 • Andrew Maron

Camden, South Carolina got its first taste of Gaelic sports at the Camden Irish Fest on March 5. The festival was the perfect setting for a hurling exhibition. Hearing the buzz of live music and a festival crowd amplified an already excited group of hurlers.

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8th Annual Azalea Cup in Augusta

Nov. 12, 2019 • Andrew Maron

For our final tournament of the year, we made the trip to Augusta for the Azalea Cup. We tried a new experiment as a club, where we pooled our cash and rented a passenger van for the majority of the players to ride in for the daytrip. While it meant having to wake up earlier than usual for the drive, it turned into a great team building experience for those of us in the van. Once we arrived, we saw a number of familiar faces, as we had played most of the attending teams at least once this year. Those of us who made the trip to Knoxville were also happy to see the Augusta players who were our teammates for a day. Augusta greeted us with a welcome package full of bottled water, protein snacks, and koozies. While the temperature was much, much cooler than average, we were excited for the otherwise perfect weather for a full day of hurling.

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6th Annual Scruffy City Invitational in Knoxville

Oct. 22, 2019 • Andrew Maron

After the 7th Annual Holy City Cup, there was a short respite to prepare for 6th Annual Scruffy City Invitational in Knoxville. As you may be aware, the Knoxville Hurling Club walked away from Charleston with our cup in hand. The bitter taste of defeat left several Charleston players determined to make the trip north to challenge Knoxville for their own trophy, the Clancy Cup.

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2019 Holy City Cup - Tournament Recap

Oct. 1, 2019 • Andrew Maron

This was the 7th Holy City Cup in the club’s history and turned out to be the biggest tournament to date. With two fields to play on, eight teams were present including Greenville, Knoxville, two teams from Augusta, two teams from Charleston, a college team in UNC-Chapel Hill, and the newly reformed Charlotte club. There were also some players from Orlando, Tampa, Columbus and Raleigh to help some teams out with numbers. The tournament also had two USGAA registered referees, Scott Cooper from Tampa and Keith Knot from Akron. 

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