With the new shortened Championship season, this offers the chance for a lot of the inter county players to be able to head state side to play a bit of hurling or Gaelic football across the pond.
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Thanks to OurGame.ie we know that the following players are over in the States currently enjoying their time in the sun.
Some of the GAA transfers to America that have taken place so far in hurling and football. The deadline isn’t closed yet, so more could follow Hurlers playing in America this summer Cork Brian O’Sullivan (Kanturk) – Na Fianna, Western Ciaran Joyce (Castlemartyr) – Galway, North East Ger Millerick (Fr O’Neills) – Galway, North East Niall O’Leary (Castlelyons) – Galway, North East Sean Twomey (Courcey Rovers) – Galway, North East Padraig Power (Blarney) – Galway, North East Shane Barrett (Blarney) – Galway, North East Brian Hayes (St Finbarrs) – Tipperary, Western Damien Cahalane (St Finbarrs) – Tipperary, Western Conor Cahalane (St Finbarrs) – Tipperary, Western Brian Roche (Bride Rovers) – Father Tom Burkes, North East Eoin Roche (Bride Rovers) – Father Tom Burkes, North East Seamus Harnedy (St Itas) – Tipperary, Western Sean O’Leary Hayes (Midleton) – Westmeath, New York Tommy O’Connell (Midleton) – Westmeath, New York Jack O’Connor (Sarsfields) – Tipperary, Western Tipp Gearoid O’Connor (Moyne/Templetuohy) – Tipperary, Western Waterford Jack Prendergast (Lismore) – Na Fianna, Western Iarlaith Daly (Lismore) – Na Fianna, Western Mark Fitzgerald (Passage) – Na Fianna, Western Reuben Halloran (De La Salle) – Na Fianna, Western Kilkenny Dean Mason (Ballyhale Shamrocks) – Tipperary, Western Gaelic footballers in America this summer Kerry Jack Savage (Kerins O’Rahillys) – Westmeath, New York Galway Matthew Tierney (Oughterard) – Sean Treacys, Western Leitrim Paul Keaney St Marys Kiltoghert) – Connemara Gaels, North East Limerick Cian Sheehan ( Newcastle West) – Sean Treacys, Western
The cork championship will be fairly shook! 16 players gone!
— William Coleman (@willc1984) June 30, 2023
All those players are dead right, head on over enjoy playing a bit of ball over in the States. Not a bad life at all, those guys put in serious work and it’s nice to see them get a bit of a reward.