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 aContinue reading “Scruffy City Invitational – 2021”
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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 featureContinue reading “Announcing the 2021 Scruffy City Cup”
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,Continue reading “2021 Training Season Has Begun (Carefully)”
First City League Game of 2019
Join us on Saint Patrick’s Day this year to watch (or play in!) our first city league game of 2019. We’ll divide the club up into squads and enjoy some friendly competition at Sam Duff Memorial Park on Chapman Highway at 2pm.
Spring 2019 Hurling is Here
Knoxville GAC members haven’t let a little (well, a lot) of rain keep us from getting the 2019 season off to a good start. With a handful of practices behind us, we’ve had record turnout, added a few new faces, and added a little more rigor to our practices as we teach the fundamentals toContinue reading “Spring 2019 Hurling is Here”
Meeting the Irish Consul
Consulate General of Ireland Shane Stephens visited Knoxville in March and dropped by the Knoxville GAC’s practice on March 28. The club presented him with a hurl emblazoned with the club crest and posed for a photo in front of the iconic Sunsphere afterward.
2018 Music City Invitational
A slate of about a dozen Knoxville GAC club members attended the Music City Invitational hosted by the Nashville GAC on March 24 in our first match of the season (a prior Nashville event having rained out), joining teams from St. Louis, Memphis, Indianapolis, Coastal Virginia, and Atlanta. A few players from Milwaukee visited andContinue reading “2018 Music City Invitational”