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2017 North Asian Gaelic Games Review

On a rainy but warm morning in Seoul, the buses were packed and tactics were being discussed for the upcoming games that Day. The 2017 NAGGS were ready to happen – as long as the monsoon stayed away.

Thankfully =, despite it raining in the morning – the rain cleared up and the games took place. Teams from Daegu, Busan, Seoul, and China (Beijing and Shanghai) took part in search of silverware.

The ladies event was highly competitive between the teams with Busan edging out Seoul B for the ladies plate and Seoul A defeating Daegu for the Ladies Cup. Some excellent football was on display from all the teams. Seouls own Kathy Whyte took home her second MVP of the year.

The men’s event so some close games and upsets throughout the day. Eventually, Busan A beat Seoul B to the men’s plate and Seoul A beat a strong China All-stars for the Men’s Cup. Simon Holland from Beijing also took home his second MVP of the year.

After the presentations, the teams ventured into Itaewon for the after party and many were seen dancing away the night. The Seoul Gaels and their sponsors put on a truly great tournament and social event.