Welcome to the KGAC

The Knoxville Gaelic Athletic Club is a sports club founded to develop the great Irish sport of hurling in Knoxville. We play hard and have a competitive spirit and a great community. We strive to be inclusive and love introducing new people to the sport

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Scruffy City Invitational – 2021

Knoxville hosted the Scruffy City Invitational hurling tournament on October 2, 2021, hosting teams from Nashville, Charleston, Naperville, Raleigh, Greenville, and Memphis. Charlotte was slated to attend but was unable to ultimately; we missed having their fierce competition in the mix. Several teams had smaller numbers and combined to play together. Knoxville has experienced a…

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Announcing the 2021 Scruffy City Cup

We’re super excited to officially announce our 5th Annual Scruffy City Invitational set for October 2nd, 2021! This hurling tournament will be hosted in the beauty of an East Tennessee fall, and we welcome teams from all over to join us for what we expect to be an awesome experience. This year’s tournament will feature…

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2021 Training Season Has Begun (Carefully)

We started the 2020 season off great, with record numbers of potential hurlers coming out for our first couple of practices. Then COVID-19 hit and the season came to an abrupt halt. We kept in touch and kept some friendly competition going through the middle part of 2020 with fitness and hurling skills challenges. Later,…

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