USGAA CENTRAL DIVISION.
The Central Divisional of the North American GAA is home to a variety of hurling, camogie, and gaelic football clubs in an area centered on Chicago and surrounding suburbs. The Central Division is a regular host of the USGAA Finals, and home to Gaelic Park – one of the largest Gaelic sports and cultural facilities in the USA.
The GAA was first organized in Chicago in 1890 on the west side of the city. The first game, a hurling match between Innisfails and Grattans, took place on Independence Day 1891. By 1893, there were fifteen clubs with a total membership of over two thousand in the city.
Years of History
CENTRAL DIVISION CLUBS.
The following clubs are part of the USGAA Central Division. For more information about any of the clubs, use the contact info provided below, or contact the Central Division Secretary via email – listed at the bottom of the page.
Men’s Gaelic Football club (no website available)
Contact the Central Division Secretary using the form below.