Category: Events

September Premier Night this Friday

The September’s Premier Night will be held this Friday, September 10th, 7pm at Kuntz Stadium!

NY Slice Food Truck

For those of who may be unfamiliar, Premier Nights are a chance for our members to play a match under the lights on a (nearly) properly sized pitch. We encourage all members along with their friends and family to come out and enjoy a night of good games and good fun.

We hope to hold three matches for the evening, one hurling, one Camogie, and one Gaelic football, but that all depends on your availability and willingness to play. So if you’d like to participate in any of these matches, please fill out this form so we can put together the most competitive teams possible.

🍺🍕 Did Somebody Say Beer & Pizza?

Sure did! Beer will be available and the NY Slice food truck will be on site serving up authentic NY style pizza, so come hungry!

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to reach out to our Vice Chair, Josh Lane.

Premier Nights are Back!

The first Premier Night for 2021 will be held this Friday, August 6th, 7pm at Kuntz Stadium!

For those of who may be unfamiliar, Premier Nights are a chance for our members to play a match under the lights on a (nearly) properly sized pitch. We encourage all members along with their friends and family to come out and enjoy a night of good games and good fun.

We hope to hold three matches for the evening, one hurling, one Camogie, and one Gaelic football, but that all depends on your availability and willingness to play. So if you’d like to participate in any of these matches, please fill out this form so we can put together the most competitive teams possible.

Beers from our sponsors will also be available for purchase, so don’t forget your wallet!

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to reach out to our Vice Chair, Josh Lane.

🗓 2021 Premier Night Dates

Updates for the Week of June 7-13

As we continue to ramp up activities for the year I wanted to take a quick second to put together a list of events and happenings that everyone should be aware of.

In addition to everything below we hope to see you at practice this Tuesday… if the weather cooperates 🌧

June Board Meeting this Wednesday

This month’s board meeting will be held this coming Wednesday, June 9th, at 7:30pm on RingCentral Meetings. All members are welcome to attend and we encourage you to do so, particularly if you have any questions or ideas you’d like to contribute. You can view the call-in details, and add the event to your calendar here →

Pub League Registration Deadline is this Friday

As we announced last week, registration for our club and the 2021 pub league is now live. The deadline to register and ensure you are entered into the draft is end of day this Friday, June 11th. The draft will be held a week from today, Monday, June 14th, at 7:30pm at Centerpoint Brewing.

You can register here, and if you have any questions please reach out to registration@indygaa.com.

Sunday Pick-up Games

This past Sunday we began holding pick-up games/stick tosses at Eugene Burns Fields. We will continue to do this until Pub League starts on July 11th. Hurling/camogie match starts at 11am and Gaelic football starts at noon.

More details can be found here →

July Virtual Referee Course

The Heartland GAA will be holding an online referee course next month, on July 14th, at 8:30pm. The training will be lead by Heartland Treasurer and long-time referee/trainer Brian Mathes.

This a great course for anyone interested in refereeing or even just wanting to get a better understanding of the rules. All skill and experience levels are welcome.

Call-in details are still forthcoming so be sure to check the calendar event for updates.

Team Challenge

🏆 April Team Skills Challenge

March was a great month for our clubs Monthly Skills Competition. I know it’s tough not being on the field with each other but hopefully you felt some club esprit de corps and a connection to your teammates as we completed our challenges. I have my fingers crossed that this month’s challenge brings us one step closer to playing with each other soon.

March’s Winners

Hotel Tango rose to the trash talking of the pretenders to the throne to claim the football challenge and Skyline Roofing swooped in for the victory on the very last day in the hurling/camogie challenge.

This Month’s Challenge

Our hurling/camogie challenge involves the jab lift with a run/solo and our Gaelic football challenge is wall kicks. Please take a moment to view the videos below for all the details:

The Prizes

A $10 voucher for one of the club’s sponsors for all participating members of the winning team. In addition, all participating members of the team with the most participants will be entered into a drawing where one team member will win 2 passes to the Indianapolis Zoo!

Further Guidance

Please video and upload the recording to our Slack channels in the channel #monthlychallenges  and on social media. Please remember to mention your team and sponsor at some point in the recording and extra credit if you tag them too.

Don’t forget to enter your score here, or get someone on your team to do it for you, onto the Google Sheet linked below. THIS IS VERY A IMPORTANT STEP to ensure we can accurately tally the winners!

The challenge will end on April 30th, and a new challenge will then be launched for the month of May, hopefully bringing us one month closer to us getting together on the field again. This is a great opportunity for us all to practice our skills, stay connected and have some fun until we return to play.

I hope you all enjoy the virtual challenge and best of luck to everyone!

Team Challenge

🏆 March Team Skills Challenge

We had a great start to our Monthly Skills Competition in February. It was great to see our fellow club members completing their challenges, and see each others faces, albeit virtual, again.

Claire Lane showed us all how to multitask , Liam Bonner showed off his chugging skills, and Nick Wilson showed what he really thinks of Gaelic Football 😂

February’s Winners

Congrats to Hope Plumbing who won the first round of the hurling team challenge and Bier Brewery who took the win for football.

This Month’s Challenge

Our hurling challenge involves 30 seconds to see how many times can you execute the roll lift pick-up and our Gaelic football challenge is to see how many solos & overhead catches that you can make in the same period of time.

In the spirit of Women’s History Month check out the videos below by multiple All-Ireland Senior Champions Mags D’Arcy (Camogie) and Sinéad Finnegan (Gaelic Football):

The Prizes

A $10 voucher for one of the club’s sponsors for all participating members of the winning team. In addition, all participating members of the team with the most participants will be entered into a draw where one team member will win a $10 voucher!

Further Guidance

Please video and upload the recording to our Slack channels in the channel #monthlychallenges  and on social media. Please remember to mention your team and sponsor at some point in the recording and extra credit if you tag them too.

Don’t forget to enter your score here, or get someone on your team to do it for you, onto the Google Sheet linked below. THIS IS VERY A IMPORTANT STEP to ensure we can accurately tally the winners!

The March challenge will end on the 31st, and a new challenge will then be launched for April, hopefully bringing us one month closer to being back on the pitch again!

This is a great oppurtunity for us all to practice our skills, stay connected and have some fun until we return to play . I hope you all enjoy the challenge, and best of luck to everyone!
 

2020 Indy GAA Award Winners

2020 Award Winners Announced at Annual Banquet

On January 17, the club held their annual awards banquet at Tinker House Events. A great time was had by the nearly 70 members, friends, and family in attendance.

Without further adieu, here are your 2020 award winners:

  • Camogie Offensive Player of the Year – Ty Bremer
  • Camogie Defensive Player of the Year – Kelsey Alcorn
  • Camogie Player of the Year – Alicia Mendez-McCarthy
  • Hurling Offensive Player of the Year – Rudy Nehrling
  • Hurling Defensive Player of the Year – Pat Funk
  • Hurling Player of the Year – Brogan Sheedy
  • Broken Hurley Award – Tim Cabeen
  • Most Improved Player Award – Jacob Owens
  • Rookie of the Year – Brett Mahoney
  • Female Football Offensive Player of the Year – Elizabeth Parlin
  • Female Football Defensive Player of the Year – Claire Lane
  • Female Football Player of the Year – Jillian Beyke
  • Football Defensive Player – Reid Smith
  • Football Player of the Year – Jarlath O’Malley
  • Football Offensive Player – David Hoffmaster
  • Club Person of the Year – Chris Burrows
  • Youth Most Improved Award – Jacob Rhodes
  • Youth Sportsmanship Award – Aoife Taheny

2019 Irish Fest Volunteers Needed

Indy Irish Fest is next weekend and we need your help! After a few years off from participating we are back and need club volunteers to help staff the booth.

There’s a tight turnaround on this, so we’d like to have all volunteers signed up no later than Monday, September 9th.

When filling out the form please mark all of your available times, and after sign-ups close we will send out an email to officially let volunteers know which shifts they are needed on.

If you have any questions please contact David Littlejohn (chair@indygaa.com) or Kayla Wilder (events@indygaa.com).

2019 Kings Island Trip

The club is organizing a trip to Kings Island on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 and we’d love for you to join us!

We’ve negotiated a group rate of $34.50 a person and friends, family, children of all ages are welcome to join!

If you’re interested in joining us please purchase your ticket by July 20th to ensure you take advantage of our discount.