News Archive
  •  March 5, 2017

    Bring on the Best South Asian Games Ever! The Saigon Gaels Gaelic Football Club has been given the amazing honour of hosting the South Asian Games this year on the 20th of May at RMIT University, Saigon, Vietnam. There will […]

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  •  November 14, 2016

    The Saigon Gaels were honoured to be invited to a reception to meet the Irish President, Mr Michael D Higgins during his recent state visit to Vietnam. Hundreds of young and old expats attended and enjoyed the beautiful food and […]

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  •  October 25, 2016

    18 of the Gaels’ ladies team took part in the first women’s AFL match at the 2016 AFL Asian Championships. Congratulations to all involved! Write up courtesy of www.afl-asia.com In a huge year of “firsts” for the Asian Champs, the […]

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  •  May 25, 2016

    The Saigon Gaels set off for the South Asian Games with the largest contingent of players in several years. Two ladies’ teams and a men’s team departed for Bangkok on the Friday hoping for glory, silverware, and a bit of […]

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  •  March 11, 2016

    The second annual Central Vietnam Games took place on Saturday 5th March, 2016, and was another fantastic day of sports, fundraising, banter and healthy north-versus-south rivalry. 145 players from Hanoi and Saigon descended on Danang, and we were also delighted […]

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  •  March 4, 2016

    Write up courtesy of www.vietnamswans.com The annual Vietnam Swans ANZAC Vung Tau Bootcamp was held over two days this year with over 30 participants including plenty of new faces. This event continues to grow each year, helped in no small […]

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  •  October 9, 2015

    The Gaels participated in the annual Vietnam Swans Ladies Day, kicking off proceedings with a women’s Gaelic match, before retiring to the sidelines for wine and pampering. Write up courtesy of www.vietnamswans.com. With the 2015 season now drawing to a […]

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  •  June 10, 2015

    The Saigon chapter of the Swans along with the Ladies Saigon Gaels hosted a mixed international rules match on Saturday 6th June – the latest in a long line of successful mixed games to be played in the south. With […]

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  •  March 30, 2015

    The Saigon Gaels men’s and women’s teams took part in the fantastic Central Vietnam Games recently. Check out the Vietnam Swans’ write up of the day! The Central Vietnam Games, a new initiative led by the Vietnam Swans and held […]

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  •  October 10, 2014

    Following the success of some of the mixed AFL games from the 2013-2014 season, we decided that the Vietnam Swans vs Philippines game would be the perfect arena to hold another game and encourage a host of new arrivals to […]

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  •  March 22, 2013

    Irishman, John “JR” Redmond reviews the Aussie Rules / Gaelic double last St Paddys weekend in Saigon… As the spectators congregated around the RMIT playing ground, the Irish Australian Gaels and the Australian Irish Swans took to the field in […]

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  •  November 2, 2012

    Last weekend saw the Saigon Gaels embark on their first All Asian Gaelic Games competition in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The young squad made the trip late on Friday night, eager to progress from their two excellent performances in this year […]

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