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‘Time to move on’ as GAA clears British army

The British army is to field a GAA team for the first time. The Irish guards are to become the first British army regiment allowed to compete after London GAA voted at its September county board meeting to approve the move. The decision was taken with the casting vote of Noel O Sullivan, the London county board chairman, as it was deadlocked at one stage.

The Micks, as they are nicknamed, will take to the field next year in the London Junior Championships. Some 15 players have already put their names down to play, including some Irish-born former minor and under-21

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