Öresunds Challenge 2019

Prior to the tournament season, Malmö GAA and Copenhagen GAA will face-off in the inaugural Öresunds Challenge.

There will be both a men’s and ladies’ competition, with the winning team over two legs taking home the cup. Both legs will also include hurling challenge games for anybody who wants to play, and social events will be organised after each game.

The first leg will take place in Malmö on April 13th, with the second leg in Copenhagen on April 27th. Full fixture details are below.

Round 1 will be followed by a social event in Fagans for both clubs. We will meet there at 7pm for food and drinks.

Round 2 will be followed by a quiz and fund raising event for the Viking Gaels Hurling Club in Kennedy’s Irish Pub, starting at 7pm. The event will be a table quiz, with entry for teams of four costing 200 DKK.

Round 1:

13th April

Limhamnsfältet, Ribersborgsstigen 6, 216 13 Limhamn, Malmö

Ladies throw-in at 14.00

Men’s throw-in at 15.00

Hurling throw-in 16.00

Travelling to the game:

Take the No. 7 Bus,from Malmö C towards Ön and get off at Malmö Potatisåkern. This is about 11 yards from the pitch we will use.


Round 2:

27th April

Kløvermarkens Idrætsanlæg, 2300 Copenhagen

Ladies throw-in at 15.00

Men’s throw-in at 16.00

Hurling throw-in 17.00

Travelling to the game:

From Malmö, take the train to Copenhagen Airport and from there, take the metro from Copenhagen Airport to Christianshavn St. From there, it’s about a 10-15 minute walk.