ESB International Press Release - 25th March 2014
Pictured: Ollie Brogan, Managing Director, ESB International and Dublin footballer stars Bernard Brogan and Michael Darragh MacAuley pictured with the South African Gaels, the first all-African GAA team
ESB International is the tour sponsor of the South Africa Gaels, the first all-African GAA team, on its inaugural visit to the island of Ireland.
The team arrived early on Saturday morning, March 22nd and they were welcomed by ESB International and Dublin footballer Stars Bernard Brogan and Michael Darragh MacAuley.
The team which was established four years ago is made up of players from the townships of Johannesburg. The players who range in age from 17 to 30 years are travelling to the Republic and also Belfast to learn more about the home of GAA. The team will test their skills against a number of Irish and Northern-Irish teams during their week-long visit including St Vincents Juniors, BallyBoden St Endas and St Marys Belfast.