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RETURN TO PLAY GUIDELINES

Rockland GAA will begin training the week of July 13th.

To ensure everyone can return safely, the following must be completed before the first training session:

  • Complete the GAA COVID-19 Club Education eLearning Module. At least one parent of each player must take this course. At the end of the Module, there will be a certificate where you fill in your name. Parents will send a copy of their certificate to the head coach of each team their child plays for (Ex: If you have a son on the u8 Boys and a daughter on the u12 Girls, you will send your completed certificate to BOTH the u8 Boys AND u12 Girls head coach).
  • Complete the Rockland GAA Health Questionnaire
  • Sign the Waiver relevant to your child's team and send it to your child's coach
  • When arriving to the field for practice, a parent/guardian must sign a waiver to ensure that their child's health status has NOT changed since first completing the Health Questionnaire. There will be absolutely NO DROP OFFS

If a child arrives at the field without all four requirements completed, they will not be allowed to join their team.

NO EXCEPTIONS

Any child that has any signs of or has been in contact with someone who has a fever, cough, shortness of breath, loss/distortion of taste or smell should stay home.

Disposable water bottles will not be allowed. Players must bring a reusable water bottle with their name clearly written to avoid another player from using it. Players should also bring a mask, GAA gloves, hand sanitizer and a drawstring bag.

 

MORE RETURN TO PLAY INFORMATION

GAA COVID-19 Learning Resources

Gaelic4Girls

Minor Board


by posted 06/29/2020
HOST YOUR PRIVATE PARTY AT RGAA

The Rockland GAA's Clubhouse and Pavilion is now taking reservations for private parties up to 120 people. For all event inquiries, please contact Ann at (917) 902-2846 or Rockland.GAA.Events@gmail.com


by posted 06/23/2020
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
NY GAA DINNER DANCE

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
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

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Click here for more information on all Rockland GAA events


by posted 01/06/2020
END OF YEAR AWARDS

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
LIMERICK HURLERS @ RGAA

 

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
FALL SEASON CHAMPIONS 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
MIXED HURLING BLITZ

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
JUNIOR LADIES 2019 PETER CONNAUGHTON CUP CHAMPIONS

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
ROCKLAND WITH NY @ GAA WORLD GAMES

  

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
RGAA @ CYC PHILADELPHIA 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
RGAA DEVELOPMENT CAMP 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
ROCKLAND LADIES FEATURED IN LOHUD

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
PAUL KILGANNON PRESENTATION

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
ROCKLAND GAA FIELD DAY

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
ROCKLAND GAA RAFFLE WINNERS

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
RGAA SUMMER CAMP 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
2019 FEILE TEAMS

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
LIBERTY BELL TOURNAMENT

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
NUA EABHRAC SCOR NA NOG

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
RGAA GAMES DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

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
RGAA COACH REVIEW FORUM

Tonight we had our Coach Review Forum which gave our Coaches the chance to review everything regarding their own coaching, how they and their team worked together, as well as areas of strength and suggested improvements for 2019 and beyond. Huge thanks to all our coaches for a positive and constructive discussion and feedback. Our foundations are very strong and that is down to all our dedicated coaches and volunteers who give so much to Rockland GAA


by Owen Mooney posted 11/30/2018
PRESIDENT MICHAEL D. HIGGINS VISITS ROCKLAND GAA

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