For 2022, due to the Topaz Park artificial turf field being restructured, the Celtic field sports component of the Games will be located at the University of Victoria. Up to 30 teams will be competing for the VHGA McNamara Cup.
Gaelic Football is akin to Aussie Rules football and is renowned for being a tough game to play and a tough game not to watch. Hurling resembles field hockey, played with a shorter stick with a broader oval blade and dates back to the 2nd millennium BC. It has been described as the fastest grass field sport in the world.
The J P Ryans’ Hurling Team will have an information tent at the Games for the public to learn more about these exciting games.