Hurling is an outdoor team sport of ancient Gaelic origin and played with sticks and a ball. The game, played primarily in Ireland, is arguably the world's fastest field team sport in terms of game play and is Ireland's national sport. We're currently looking for people that are interested in playing the great game of hurling.

Akron Celtic Guards Hurling Club

News Flash 2017 Season End

CLUB OUTDOOR 2017 - News & Events
Akron Celtic Guards Outdoor Hurling & Camogie Season 
Our 2017 season has ended.  Indoor Practice will begin after the new year.
End Of Year Banquet | Sat. Nov 18th @ 6:30 PM

You're invited to join the Akron Celtic Guards in celebration of another fantastic season. Enjoy Food, Open Bar, Awards, Raffle Prizes, Silent Auction, and Music

RSVP is requested by Friday, November 10th so that we can order enough food and beverages.

Submit your payment by Fri Nov 10th as well and receive a pre-payment pricing special.


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Board Meeting and Player General Meetings

November: Board and Player General Meeting - Monday, November 20th @ 6:30 pm

December: Board Meeting - Monday, December 18th @ 6:30 pm

Akron Celtic Guards in the News | Sat. Sept 20, 2017

Al O’Leary Tournament Brings World-Class Irish Sport to NE Ohio (International Soccer Network I Thurs., Oct. 5, 2017)

You won’t have to travel to Dublin, Cork, Limerick, or Galway this weekend to see some great Gaelic sport.  The Al O’Leary Tournament will be coming to Bath Community Park in Bath, Ohio on October 7th thanks to the Akron Celtic Guards Hurling & Camogie Club.

Spectators will be treated to a fantastic display of hurling, camogie, and Gaelic football free of charge.

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Akron Celtic Guards embrace Irish sport of hurling, invite others to join the club ( Sat. Sept 20, 2017)

Curiosity led nearly all of the players on the Akron Celtic Guards Hurling Club to swing by the open field near the Sand Run Metro Park. 

Take, for instance, the organization’s chairman Nicholas Frank. He’s in his sixth season with the club, and he found out about hurling — which originated in Ireland — at an Irish bar in Akron.

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Annual General Meeting (AGM) | Recap 

Our Annual General Meeting was held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 and a new 2018 Board has been elected. Congratulations to our 2018 Board Members.

  • Chair - Mik Schauer
  • Co-Chair - Mark Agner
  • Secretary - Kevin Casey
  • Treasuer - Niki Schauer
  • Registrar - Jason Ross
  • GDO - Keith Knott
  • PRO - Beth Rimmel
There was a lot of discussion regarding practice format and schedules, city series, recruitment. The attendees agreed to table the discussion until the next Player General Meeting in November.  Please plan to attend and participate int he discussion.

Pay Your 2016 Dues

Membership Type


2016 Akron Hurling Board
Nicholas Frank - Chair
Coleen Casey - Co-Chair
Keith Knott - GDO
Beth Rimmel - PRO
Miklos Schauer - Secretary
Niki Schauer - Registrar
Pat Taylor Jr. - Treasurer

Home Field

The Akron Celtic Guards practice (weather permitting):

Sundays 1pm to 3pm
Tuesdays 6pm to 8pm@
Akron, OH 44313
800 North Hawkins Avenue



P. O'Kane Hurls

P. O'Kane Hurls
69 Gorteade Road
Co Derry
BT46 5RF
N. Ireland

Tel: 028 7940 1219
Mob: 077 1185 2053


O'Neills - The Choice of Champions

O'Neills Sportswear
O'Neills Irish International Sports Co. Ltd
O'Neills House of Sport,
Walkinstown Avenue,
Dublin 12, Ireland

Tel: +353 (0)1 429 3500
Fax: +353 (0)1 429 3597

Contact the ACGHC

The Akron Celtic Guards Hurling Club
PO Box 27033
Akron, OH 44319