Gaelic football

Welcome to the University of Liverpool Gaelic football club

The University of Liverpool GAA club was formed in 2008. The club started with both men’s and ladies Gaelic football teams, and in 2009 the club introduced a hurling team.

Everyone is welcome to join the club, whether you've played before or not.


The men's team currently plays in the North west 1A British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS) league, which consists of the top teams from the North West of England. Each Year the men’s team has competed in the British Universities GAA Championship and in 2016 and 2020 were Division 2 title winners.

The ladies team takes part in the North West ladies league, which consists of the top teams from the North West of England. The ladies' team also compete in the British Universities GAA championship.

Social event

As well as taking part in these competitions we also have fundraiser nights and many socials in Liverpool as a club. So whether you’re in it for the sport or just for the craic, give us a shout on our contact details and get involved!

For more details about joining our Gaelic football club, contact us today.

The Athletic Union

The Athletic Union (AU) is a student lead union founded in 1884. The AU consists of competitive sports clubs representing the University in British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS). The AU also provides opportunities for social sports with over 132 teams across three sports.

Being an AU member is a great way to stay active, develop management and leadership skills and meet people.

Other benefits include:

  • Representation within the Sport Liverpool department through the elected student AU executive committee
  • Elite personal accident insurance cover
  • Access to physiotherapy treatment at our Sports injuries clinic
  • Priority access to AU social events
  • Financial support at representative level
  • Subsidised support to coaching an officials courses
  • Eligibility for colours and blues award.

The initial cost of the AU membership is £40 and this will allow you to join one club. If you wish to join multiple clubs, the cost for each club is £24 thereafter.

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