St. Brendan's GAA have been promoting Gaelic football in Manchester since 1959. The club has a proud history and tradition of producing teams that compete at the top level within the GAA in Britain. The club competes at Senior, Junior and underage levels and has players from each of the 4 Irish provinces as well as having many Manchester-born players.

St Brendans are the most successful team in Lancashire GAA having won the Senior Football Championship a record 19 times.


We are looking forward to the challenges of the season ahead and aim to build on our fantastic history. If you are interested in playing for a thriving and sociable club please get in touch.




St Brendan's stick the heat to win Pennine League Division 1


ST BRENDAN'S 3-11 JOHN MITCHELS 1-11 | Pennine League Final | 10th June 2018


The Senior team had a good win against rivals John Mitchels of Liverpool to annex the Pennine League Division 1 title for 2018. For a game played in blistering heat both teams showed a good level of conditioning, but it was the introduction of fresh legs at key times that helps the

Saints get over the line in a game between two very evenly matched teams. More....







St Brendan's have a fine underage tradition being the first Lancashire club to establish an underage setup by in the 1970s. We are extremely proud to be the home of the Northern GAAmes which was established in 2019 and hosted over 900 children from over 60 club and school teams.

Training will re-commence on in February 2020 for boys and girls aged 6-13. For more information and to get involved please contact us via the website, social media or using the contacts below.

St Brendan’s have 4 adult teams. Senior, Junior, Junior B and Homegrown. The Senior team is a mixture of players from across Ireland and Manchester born players who have come through the club underage.

Stephen Sands, Chris Mullen (both Down), Paddy Murphy (Armagh), Paddy Fox (Tyrone), Conrad Tierney (Mayo), Colm Conway, Michael Collins, Tom Grady and Conor Beard (all Manchester) were part of the Lancashire squad to play Kerry in the All-Ireland Junior semi-final in Manchester in 2016.

St Brendan's have helped many new players find employment in different sectors due to our contacts in construction, legal and IT.

Construction roles currently available include:

Commercial / Operational / Technical covering QS / Construction Managers / Project Managers / Planners / Design Managers etc.

We are  also able to help find accommodation for anyone new to Manchester or the North West in general.


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Established over 40 years McAuliffe Group initially started out on new builds, major roads and sewers and bulk earthworks projects and has since ventured into the reclamation and remediation of Brownfield sites.


Managing Director John McAuliffe enjoyed a distinguished playing career with St Brendan's.

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Irish social club in Manchester offering free function room hire ideal for any occasion. GAA Football & Hurling Championship action shown throughout the summer.

Managing Director Kevin Fitzpatrick is a proud Fermanagh man and has been a great friend to St Brendan's for years. Kevin and St Kent's have helped to raise over £1.7m for local charities since 2001.

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Fixtures and Results for the 2020 season will be posted from February.

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Tel: 07854 206 833


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