Asian County Board
Cumann Lúthchleas Gael
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Club of the Year

Nominations are invited each year from Asian Gulf Board GAA Clubs or individual GAA members in AGB clubs for the 'AGB Club of the Year Award'.
Nominations should be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
The award is designed to recognise the most dynamic and active GAA club in the Asia and Middle East Region.
Clubs are assessed on the following:
  • Planning & execution of development strategy;
  • Involvement in the local community; and
  • Good participation of club members in GAA related activities.

Roll of Honour

Year Club Logo Reason
2011 Arabian Celts The Arabian Celts GAA Club was set up in Feb 2008 in the Kingdom of Bahrain.  The players are based in Bahrain and the eastern province of Saudi Arabia. In 2011, the Arabian Celts impressed fellow ACB clubs with their ability to stay strong, continue training and participate in tournaments despite all the troubles happening in their region.
2010 Viet Celts The Viet Celts were formed in 2007 and have expanded rapidly since then, hosting the SEA Games in 2008 and expanding to incorporate a Ladies Team and Juvenile programe in the years since then.  In 2010 their work in promoting Gaelic Football within the schools in Hanoi and in encouraging participation in the local community won them the Club of the year award.
2009 Dubai Celts Dubai Celts are one of the oldest and biggest clubs in the Region.  They have consistently competed at the highest level in Asian and Gulf Tournaments & have been a leading club in the introduction of Hurling in the Region.  Along with Football & Hurling they also have a Juvenile section & Camogie within the club.  For the past 5 years they have hosted the annual Gulf Gaelic Games which attract teams from Ireland, Europe, Asia, the Gulf & beyond and have become a key feature of the annual calendar.
2008 Orang Eire Orang Eire expanded very quickly in 2008 from their inception in 2007 and within their first year had introduced Men's football, Ladies Football & and a Juvenile program in Kuala Lumpur bringing 4 teams to the AGG in Penang (kids, ladies & 2 mens teams).