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  • Welcome to the Official Rockland GAA website. We cater for Gaelic Football, Hurling, & Camogie from Under 7 to Adult players
Click the link above to view the Rockland GAA Newsletter for October! Read about all the events that were held at the Clubhouse last month, how our teams are doing as we get to the end of the season, an update on Gaelic4Mothers and Others, and the event we have coming up this weekend! Thank you to everyone who sent in pictures for the Newsletter.

by posted 11/04/2021


September Newsletter: https://bit.ly/2ZKaqMI


Click the link above to view the Rockland GAA Newsletter for September. Read about what happened in the club last month and see what upcoming events will be going on at the Clubhouse - including the upcoming games schedule, the Cornhole Tournament on October 29th, the Aisling Center 6K on October 30th, and Kickin’ Nash on November 6th!

by posted 10/07/2021

We regret to announce the sudden passing of Phil Traynor, long time Board Member of our Club. We offer Courtney, Ryan, Grainne, and Ciara, and the extended Traynor family our deepest and most sincere condolences. May he Rest in Peace. https://www.wymanfisher.com/obituary/Philip-Traynor


Tuesday, July 13, 4-9 PM

Wyman Fisher Funeral Home

100 Franklin Avenue

Pearl River, NY 10965


Wednesday, July 14th, 1:AM

St. Aedan's Church

23 Reld Drive

Pearl River, NY 10965

**Live-streamed on RGAA Facebook

by posted 07/12/2021



Click the link to view the Rockland GAA Newsletter for May. Learn more about the GAA’s 5 Star Ambassador Program, find out more details for our Field Day on July 31st, see what other events are going on at the Clubhouse - including the Solace House 5K on Saturday June 12th, scholarship opportunities, and more!

by posted 06/04/2021

Thank you to everyone who participated in the first ever Noel O’Connell Memorial 5K over the weekend - it was a huge success! Congratulations to Johannes Motschmann, Dylan Gearinger, and Corey Calajoe for being the top 3 finishers in the men’s division, and to Emma Sarro, Suzanne La Burt, and Rockland GAA’s own Aine Keaney for being the top 3 finishers in the women’s division!
To view the rest of the pictures, click here: https://bit.ly/3cx7pTV
We would also like to congratulate Christopher Power, recipient of the Annual Noel O’Connell Award for Outstanding Community Service by a Member of the Law Enforcement Community Service, and Raymond McCullagh who receives the Annual Cormach Murrihy Award for Irish-American Law Enforcement Service.
On Saturday, Rockland GAA was also presented with the Best Non-Profit Organization in the 97th Assembly District for the month of March by Assemblyman Mike Lawler.
Finally, we would like to thank everyone who was involved in running the event, between the 5K and the celebration at the clubhouse, the day would not have been possible without you!

by posted 03/29/2021
NY Minor Board Dance

Congratulations to Noel O'Connell and Dave McIntyre who were two of the Guests of Honor, along with other Past Chairmen, at the NY Minor Board Dinner Dance on February 8th. We would also like to congratulate all of our underage players who were recognized for all the hard work they put in during the 2019 season. 

by posted 02/09/2020

Congratulations to Kevin Lennon on being the NY GAA's Guest of Honor at their 86th Annual Banquet on February 1st. Thank you to everyone from Rockland GAA who attended the dance. 

by posted 02/02/2020

Congratulations to all of our underage players on their End of the Year Awards.

Click below to see more pictures:

u8/u10/u12 Awards

u14/u16/u18 Awards


by posted 12/16/2019
Camogie All-Star Game

Well done to our players who were flag bearers and players at halftime of the Camogie All Star game in Gaelic Park! Click here for more pictures

by posted 11/25/2019
Rockland GAA @ NY Hurling Classic

Thanks to everyone who travelled with us to watch the NY Hurling Classic at Citi Field

by posted 11/16/2019


We had the pleasure of hosting Limerick Hurlers at the Clubhouse last night before their matches at NY Hurling Classic at Citi Field. After their training session, they took pictures and signed autographs for all the kids. Good luck tomorrow!

by posted 11/15/2019

Congratulations to the Rockland u10 B Boys, u12 Girls, u12 Boys, u14 Girls, u14 Boys, and u16 Boys on winning the Fall Season in their respective divisions. Thank you to all the coaches, players, and parents for all the hard work they've put in all season! 

by posted 11/03/2019

Our final Mixed Hurling Blitz of the year happened today with a fantastic display of hurling from everyone from U8-U14. It was in aid of Breast Cancer Awareness so a huge thanks to everyone who donated! Also a thanks must go to everyone for organizing these Blitzes, in particular Laurence and Ann Marie Kennedy!

by posted 10/20/2019
Pauline Boylan Coll Tournament

A big congrats to our u8, u12 and u14 girls who performed superbly today in the annual Pauline Boylan-Coll Tournament. The girls gave their everything and were able to come away with some silverware to set them up nicely for playoffs! A huge thanks to St. Brigid's for organizing the tournament!

by posted 10/19/2019
Gaelic4Mothers & Others Blitz

Well done to the 15 Rockland Ladies who participated in the Gaelic4Mothers & Others Blitz in Gaelic Park on Sunday, October 13th. A great day was had by all. Thanks to NY Ladies GAA for hosting.

by posted 10/13/2019
Mary Cosgrove 7s Hurling & Camogie Tournament

Rockland were delighted to host the Annual Mary Cosgrove 7's Hurling and Camogie Tournament today with over 15 teams taken to the pitches over the day. It was great for Rockland to be able to put 2 teams into the competition with 1 of the teams taking home the Junior B title and the other team featuring many players who only started hurling a couple of weeks ago! A big thanks to NY GAA for organizing the event!

by posted 10/12/2019

Congratulations to our Junior Ladies who had an unbelievable victory in the Peter Connaughton Cup Final against St. Brigid's yesterday. The Ladies won 6-13 to 2-9.A big thanks to all players and coaches, Mike Glynn, Stan Hayes, Mike Reilly, and Catherine Tracey, who put in so much effort throughout the year!

Back: S. Ni Bhraonain, M. Coleman, A. Healy, M. O'Rourke-Ryan, J. Fitzgerald, G. Haley, N. Healy, A. Healy, G. Lynch

Middle: A. White, S.Henry, S. Hayes, R. Kelleher, J. Conroy, K. Brady, O. Maxwell, E. Reilly, B. Sorohan, T. McGovern 

Front: C. Traynor, M. Glynn, M. McLoughlin, M. Treanor, O. Donnelly, K. Carstensen, C. Lynch, K. Reilly, F. Kirk, S. Belen, T. Healy


by posted 08/11/2019


A huge congrats to the Native hurlers, Ladies Footballers and Men's Footballers who have taken home a clean sweep of trophies from the World Games in Croke Park! What an achievement for GAA in NY!

A special congrats to all 9 Rockland GAA representatives, the club is massively proud of you guys!

Hurling: Stephen Moroney & Brandon Hickey 

Ladies Football: Courtney Traynor (Captain), Mary Kate Henry, Maryanne Coleman & Meghan Treanor

Men's Football: Connor McIntyre, Connor Madigan & Tadhg O'Riordan


Click below to watch a replay of the Finals

Native Hurling Final - New York vs London

Native Ladies Football Final - Liberty Ladies (NY) vs Austalasia

Native Men's Football Final - New York Freedom vs New York Liberty

by posted 08/03/2019

Well done to all involved at this year's CYC in Philadelphia. Rockland sent 33 teams, more than any year before and appeared in 15 finals, winning 7. Thanks to all players, parents, and coaches for making this CYC successful. We hope to see everyone again at CYC next year in San Francisco.

Click below to check out pictures from Philadelphia:

Day 1   Day 2   Day 3   Day 4

by posted 07/29/2019

We had our second RGAA Development Camp from July 17th-19th. Over the three days the players took part in a wide variety of workshops that were all aimed at improving their knowledge and understanding of areas of their game and preparation that will give them an extra edge in relation to their own individual development. Huge thanks to our guest coaches, tutors and speakers; Tyrone All Ireland Winner Mickey Coleman, Kerry Senior Footballer Daithi Casey & Coach Educator Paul Kilgannon from Galway. Massive thanks to our parents for supporting the camp. Without your help this camp would not have been such a success. Finally thank you so much to our young players for fully embracing the Camp.

by posted 07/20/2019

Thanks to Nancy Haggerty from LoHud Sports for covering our Junior Ladies' match against Leitrim Ladies last week with interviews from Mary O'Rourke Ryan, Maryanne Coleman, and Kyra Reilly. Read the article here.

by posted 07/17/2019

A fantastic evening of learning was had by all the coaches who were in attendance. Great to see so many enthusiastic coaches and let's hope they picked up a few gems! Thanks to Paul for taking time to do the presentation!

by posted 07/17/2019

Well done to all teams who participated in the u14 International Tournament, Dennis McHugh u8 Tournament, and to the Rockland Junior Bs on winning this year’s Robert McKiernan Memorial Cup against Sligo. Thanks to the McHugh and McKiernan families for presenting the trophies and to everyone who made Field Day such a huge success.


by posted 07/15/2019

All at Rockland GAA would like to thank everyone who entered the Car Raffle Draw and a big congratulations to all the winners!

1st Prize - Martin McNulty - New Jersey 
2nd Prize - Pat Moroney - Pearl River 
3rd Prize - Frances Clancy - Blauvelt
4th Prize - Paul Weir - Orangeburg 
5th Prize - Conor O'Cathain - Pearl River

by posted 07/15/2019

What a week we had for this year’s RGAA Summer Camp, which took place from July 8th-12th. Go raibh maith agat to all the 200 Boys and Girls, as well as parents, coaches, nurses and volunteers who made the week such a success. See you again next year.

Click below to check out more pictures from the Summer Camp

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4

by posted 07/13/2019
RGAA @ Rockland Boulders

Rockland GAA were delighted to be asked to go to the Rockland Boulders Baseball Stadium and perform an exhibition of Football and Hurling for the crowd last night. The kids and families had a great time and we just want to say a big thanks for everyone who turned up!

Click here to see more pictures from Palisades Credit Union Park

by posted 07/07/2019

Congratulations to the New York Girls Feile team on becoming Division 2 Cup Winners and the New York Boys Feile team on becoming Division 1 Shield winners! Well done to all involved, especially all players and coaches from Rockland!


by posted 06/30/2019

A great time was had by our 18 teams at the Liberty Bell Tournament in Philadelphia yesterday. Massive thanks to Philadelphia GAA for hosting the tournament, which showed a huge mark of respect for the late Liam Hegarty with a wonderful day of Gaelic Football, Ladies Football, Camogie and Hurling. Well done to all our players, coaches and parents who travelled to support this excellent event

Pictured is Susan Keaney with her U10 Camogs

Click the link for more pics - https://www.facebook.com/RocklandGAA/

posted 04/21/2019

Well done to all our young cultural stars who did the club proud and had a great time at the Nua Eabhrac Scor Na nOg on Friday evening in the Bronx. 

Rockland Instrumental Music:
John Hannigan
Ava McGuigan
Maeve O’Connell
Sean Bohan
Liam Bohan

Rockland Ballad Group:
Ava Connolly
Ailish Ferry
Sinead Ferry
Loralei Ryan

Rockland Recitation:
Ailish Ferry

Rockland Solo Singer:
Ava Connolly

posted 04/13/2019

What a fantastic day we had at the first Rockland GAA Games Development Conference, where delegates were treated to Listening & Learning from our five fantastic speakers, through key note presentations and a Q&A panel discussion.

We owe a huge debt of gratitude to Pat Murray, Riley Chevrier, Dr David Kilpatrick, Ciara O'Malley and the legendary Joe Casarella for the effort they put in for their presentations.

Huge thanks to all the delegates who came along. We hope you all went home with at least one golden nugget of information that will help you going forward.

Finally huge thanks to everyone who helped our GDO, Owen Mooney, leading up to the event and on the day. With the assistance of Ann Nally, Ray Lennon, Carmel Reilly, Hugh Nally, John Hannagan Jr and Micky Quigg the day wouldn't have went as smoothly as it did.

posted 02/11/2019

What a historic day that will live long in the memory of everyone who got the came to see, meet and listen to Uachtaran na hEireann Mr. Michael D.Higgins. Go raibh mile maith agat to Consulate General Mr. Ciaran Madden and everyone at the Irish Consulate for this wonderful opportunity. Thank you to Chris Clarke, Margaret Purcell-Roddy and Niall O'Gara for the use of your pictures and thank you to everyone from the club and outside the club who helped make it such a memorable day. Lastly thank you to everyone who came to share this day with us

by Owen Mooney posted 04/29/2018