Countdown is on for Amsterdam 2012 Tournament

The excitement around Amsterdam is rising in anticipation for this weekend’s gaelic football tournament. Amsterdam Gaelic Athletic Club which is currently enjoying recent hurling and camogie achievements, which switch all attention to gaelic football as they will host the second round of European GAA’s Benelux league this coming Saturday, May 26th.

Three different tournaments will take place including the Benelux Men’s Championship, Benelux Men’s Shield, and the Benelux Ladies Championship. Amsterdam will have two mens team competing in the Championship and the Shield, and the Holland Ladies will look to continue their fine start to the season with a home tournament victory in the Ladies Championship.

Teams from Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, and The Netherlands will be travelling to Amsterdam for the weekend to take part.

With the recent successes in hurling and camogie, as well as the Holland Ladies gaelic football team claiming the Invitational tournament in March, followed up by Amsterdam taking home the first ever Benelux Shield tournament a few weeks later, this weekend is gearing up to be a great one for the Amsterdam footballers.

Good luck to all, and see you on Saturday!