Neasden Gaels (@1.33) vs Fulham Irish (@3.75)

Our Prediction:

Neasden Gaels will win

Neasden Gaels – Fulham Irish Match Prediction | 06-10-2019 11:30

In their first year, the team reached the London Intermediate Hurling Championship Final, losing narrowly to a strong Michael Cusack's side who had been beaten in the final the previous year. In their second year of existence the hurlers won the London Intermediate Hurling Championship, and were promoted to the senior grade. In 2011 it was agreed that the club would form a Hurling Team.

If you are interested in coming to London and playing Senior footballer at the highest level in Britain then please contact current Chairman Danny O'Sullivan on 07961415995 at any time for further information or email at any time for further information. Neasden Gaels GFC is a progressive,professional, tight knit Senior football club who are always looking to give new players a warm welcome into the fold.


Ken McGrath (County Waterford) was the first club captain. Fulham Irish GAA Club was formed in January 2006 by a group of young Irish people who were working in the city of London. The club were granted permission by the London County Board to participate in the London Intermediate Football Championship but had to begin in the lowest division of the London league. David Connolly (County Monaghan) became Captain in 2008 and led the club to their first Division 1 League Title together with the Tipperary Cup. Fulham Irish are the current London Senior Football Champions. The club suffered just one defeat in 2008, a 1-point loss in a replay of the semi-final of the senior Championship. The group wanted to give people a chance to play Gaelic Football in London without travelling to the far West or North of London to existing clubs. In 2006 the club created history by winning the London Intermediate Championship and the British Championship in its first year. The club first fielded a team in April 2006 in a league game which they won at Ruislip against North London Shamrocks. The club attracts many players due to its central location. By the beginning of the 2008 season Fulham Irish had progressed to the top level of all competitions in London. The initial Fulham Irish Committee was spearheaded by Liam Barry (County Limerick) Chairman, Michael Rice (County Kerry) Secretary and John Doyle (County Carlow) Treasurer.

Brigids Roscommon) in the All Ireland Club Quarter Final on 4 December 2011. Fulham Irish won no fewer than 8 Cups in 2011 including the London Senior Football Championship on 16 October 2011 at Ruislip beating Parnells 1-08 to 0-07. Sean Maguire from Lavey in County Cavan captained Fulham Irish to its first Senior Championship. The Club progressed to play the Connacht Champions (St. The winning team lined out as follows: Declan Traynor (Meath), Gary O'Hare (Down), Conor McClean (Down), Martin Conway (Derry), Aidan Savage (Antrim), Shane Mulligan (Monaghan), John Boyce (Galway), Lorcan Mulvey (Cavan), Paddy Walsh (Carlow), Stephen Molumby (Dublin), Harry Murphy (Mayo), Iomar Barrett (Galway), David Connolly (Monaghan), Sean Maguire (Cavan), John Ryan (Tipperary) Subs Used: Fearghal McVey (Derry), Noel Nicholson (Galway), Marty Hughes (Tyrone), Padhraig McKernan (Down), John Reilly (Mayo). A tremendous achievement for a Club just over 5 years old.

The team completed a remarkable journey for the Club by joining the Senior ranks of the London Hurling fraternity in only their 2nd year of existence. The Fulham Irish Hurling Team defeated Granuaille in the London Intermediate Championship Final in 2012 to gain promotion to the top tier of London Hurling. They had lost the final by the narrowest of margins in their first year in 2011. Managed by Dublin Man, Anthony Scullion, they won the London Intermediate Championship at the second time of asking.

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The Fulham Irish Footballers won the London Intermediate Championship in their first attempt in 2006 after the London County Board allowed them to enter a team in Intermediate Competitions. The Footballers progressed to win every domestic honour in London culminating with their first Senior Championship win on 16 October 2011. The team went on to win the British Provincial title in the same year.

In 2017 Fulham Irish won the London Senior Football Championship again, beating Tir Chonaill Gaels in the final, a late point from Tyrone great Owen Mulligan sealing the victory by the minimum. The team was managed by two-time All-Ireland winner, Greg McCartan.

Neasden Gaels Gaelic Football team are based in Kingsbury,North London. Neasden Gaels were founded into the junior ranks ofLondon GAA in February 1989 following a meeting between officials atMcDonaghs Bar in Kingsbury, North West London. Neasden Gaels are now one of thetop Gaelic Football teams in Britain. Neasden had grown into a senior side by winning the 1996 Intermediatechampionship and amazingly winning the London senior championship in1999 just 10 years after been founded. The founder memberswere Michael Cleary (Manchester), Roger OConnor (Sligo), Jim Devine(Longford), Bobby Moynihan (Kerry), Claire Moynihan (London) and, ofcourse, Danny OSullivan who hails from Killorglin in Kerry and MichaelMcDonagh, proprietor of McDonaghs Bar and a native of Galway who wasalso appointed as Neasdens first team manager.

Notable players[edit]

The Ladies team progressed to the London Junior Championship Final in their first year and lost the final by 2 points to the long established Holloway Gaels. In 2011 they won the London Intermediate Championship, just 12 months after winning the Junior Championship. In 2009 they reached the Junior Championship Final but lost out to a stronger Kingdom Kerry Gaels side. Fulham Irish started a Ladies Team in 2008. 2010 was the year for the Ladies team as they had a clean sweep of all Junior trophies, winning the Junior Championship Final against Clonbony 3-16 to 0-2, the Junior League Final against Dulwich Harps 3-13 to 1-2, The Tom O Connor Cup, The Southwark Festival Cup and the Anne Dunning Memorial Cup.