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Neasden Gaels

Neasden Gaels GFC are a Gaelic Football team are based in Kingsbury, North London. Neasden Gaels were founded into the junior ranks of London GAA in February 1989 following a meeting between officials at McDonagh's Bar in Kingsbury, North West London. The founder members were Michael Cleary (Manchester), Roger O'Connor (Sligo), Jim Devine (Longford), Bobby Moynihan (Kerry), Claire Moynihan (London) and, of course, Danny O'Sullivan who hails from Killorglin in Kerry and Michael McDonagh, proprietor of McDonagh's Bar, Kingsbury and a native of Galway who was also appointed as Neasden's first team manager.

Neasden Gaels
Gaeil Neasden
Founded:1989
County:London
Nickname:The Neasden
Colours:Black & Amber
Grounds:Silver Jubilee Park, Townsend Lane, Kingsbury, North West London NW9 7NE.
Playing kits
Standard colours
Senior Club Championships
All Ireland British
champions
London
champions
Football: - - 2

Neasden Gaels had grown into a senior side by winning the London Intermediate Football Championship in 1996 and then winning the London Senior Football Championship in 1999 an unprecedented 10 years after the club's foundation. Neasden Gaels are now one of the highest ranked Gaelic Football teams in Britain and contested the 2008 London Senior Football final and 2009 London Senior Football final and are current London Senior Football champions in 2010.Neasden Gaels GFC came close to being the first ever London club team to progress to an All Ireland Club Senior semi final in 2011 with a All Ireland Quarter final[permanent dead link] defeat against title and eventual All Ireland champions Crossmaglen Rangers.

Neasden Gaels GFC have their own Clubhouse in Silver Jubilee Park, Townsend Lane, Kingsbury, London NW9 7NE. Car parking and playing fields facilities available to all visiting teams.

The Neasden Gaels GFC website is @ www.neasdengaels.com

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