59 min

Bringing the GAA to Japan Japan Sport Stories

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It took 111 years from the Gaelic Athletics Association (GAA) being formed in Ireland to it coming to Japan. Formed by some Irish expats, the club has grown and has players from Ireland, Japan and all over the world.

But how do you become the first sports club in a country with little-to-no knowledge of the sport? How do you find the pitch and the equipment? We find out just how Japan GAA has fitted in to their Tokyo home, and what comes next for Ireland's sport in Japan.

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Japan GAA // Twitter // Instagram

Japan Sport Stories // Twitter // JSStoriespod@gmail.com

Japan Research Centre at SOAS

It took 111 years from the Gaelic Athletics Association (GAA) being formed in Ireland to it coming to Japan. Formed by some Irish expats, the club has grown and has players from Ireland, Japan and all over the world.

But how do you become the first sports club in a country with little-to-no knowledge of the sport? How do you find the pitch and the equipment? We find out just how Japan GAA has fitted in to their Tokyo home, and what comes next for Ireland's sport in Japan.

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Japan GAA // Twitter // Instagram

Japan Sport Stories // Twitter // JSStoriespod@gmail.com

Japan Research Centre at SOAS

59 min

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