We are a Gaelic Football Club serving the towns of Carmel, Mahopac, Mohegan Lake, Putnam Valley, Cortlandt Manor, Brewster, Somers, Katonah, North Salem, Bedford, Mount Kisco, Yorktown and Northern Westchester County. We teach children of all ages from

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2021 WestPut Setanta - WE ARE BACK

WestPut Setanta 2021 - Information + Schedule

Hi folks!  Wanted to provide you with some updated info about the upcoming NYMB & G4G Spring Season -- we are so excited to get back out on the pitch!  For all you returning players and families, welcome back -- we've missed seeing you all!  For any new players and families, we're so excited you're here and can't wait to meet you!

For any new families, the below information might feel overwhelming!  If you have any questions at all, please don't hesitate to email westputsetantagfc@gmail.com for anything you need- we're happy to talk you through every aspect of our Club and this fantastic sport!


  • Winter Indoor Training
    • We are currently running age-based training at Carmel Sports Center - Saturdays & Sundays, dates and times TBD
      • Look for an email from the Club during the week with details
    • These trainings are a great way to shake the rust off (veterans) or to learn the basics of Gaelic Football for any newcomers.
    • Have a friend (or 4) that is interested in learning more about the sport?  Bring them along!  All are welcome!!!
    • Please follow all COVID policies and procedures as outlined HERE
  • Virtual Training
    • The NYMB is running a 6-week Virtual program beginning the week of Monday, February 15.  Underage Gaelic Football and Hurling/ Camogie training will take place via Zoom.
    • U7 - U11: Skills Training

    • U13 - U17: Strength & Conditioning + Fitness

      • U7 Training (Football and Hurling) 7.00/ 7.30pm - Monday 15th February - Delivered by Micky Quigg.

      • U9 Training (Football and Hurling) 7.00/ 7.30pm - Tuesday 16th February - Delivered by Micky Quigg.

      • U11 Training (Football and Hurling) 7.00/ 7.30pm - Wednesday 17th February - Delivered by Micky Quigg.

      • U13 Training (All Codes) 10am - Saturday 20th February - Delivered by Simon Gillespie.

      • U15/ U17 Training (All Codes) 11am - Saturday 20th February - Delivered by Simon Gillespie.

    • All participants must sign up via the link below beforehand. You will be emailed a link/access code on the day of your training. Registration links will close 1 hour before each training session -  then an email will be sent out. Please make sure all email addresses are submitted correctly

    • Younger age grades need a football, a hurl and sliotar/sock and a wall/ partner for U7/ U9/ U11

      • Please make sure there is adult supervision. Players need adequate space (4 metres by 4 metres) WiFi access and a laptop/ tablet/ phone.

    • These sessions will include fundamental movements alongside essential skills in Gaelic Games, and fitness/ strength and conditioning for the older age grades.

    • Please sign up below.

      Registration Link

  • Spring Season
    • This year Youth Gaelic Football is switching from even numbers to odd numbers (U7, U9, U11, U13,U15, and U17).  All Clubs, County Boards, and Youth Boards worldwide are realigning their teams to odd numbers.
    • All of our teams from Fall 2020 will still be together, e.g. U12 in 2020 will now be U13 in 2021
      • U7 (born in 2014, 2015)
      • U9 (born in 2012, 2013)
      • U11 (born in 2010, 2011)
      • U13 (born in 2008, 2009)
      • U15 (born in 2006, 2007)
      • U17 (born in 2004, 2005)
    • Girls can play "down" 1 year with the NYMB age groups through U13, e.g. a girl turning 14 in 2021 can play NYMB U13
    • New York Minor Board (NYMB)
      • WestPut Setanta will be fielding Co-ed teams as follows: U7, U9, U11, U13, U15 (w/ Celtics), U17
    • Gaelic4Girls (G4G)
      • WestPutSetanta will be fielding Girls teams as follows: U13, U15, Junior Ladies (for girls turning 16 in 2021 and up)
        • NOTE: Celtics will have U9 and U11 for girls interested in those age groups; please contact Mairead Kelleher (maireadlynch12@hotmail.com) for Celtics contact info
  • Schedule
    • NYMB games are scheduled to start on Sat April 10
      • Games
        • U7: 2PM
        • U9: 3PM
        • U11: 4PM
        • U13: 5PM
        • U15/U17 TBD on Sundays
      • Expect to have 5-6 games and possibly 1-2 playoff games
    • G4G games are scheduled to start on Sat April 10
      • Games typically run 9AM-1PM (TBD), but U15 might be on Sundays.
      • Expect to have 5-6 games and possibly 1-2 playoff games
    • Fields and competition schedules are still TBD; we will post info ASAP
    • NOTE:  U7 is non-competitive; games will be played but there are no standings and scores are not kept!


  • All WestPut Setanta (WPS) coaches will have completed the COVID Education Course.
  • All NYMB/G4G Clubs will have a designated COVID Officer;
    • For Westput Setanta it is Mairead Kelleher, 
  • All footballs will be sanitized before and after practice.
  • Players must sanitize hands before start of practice/games.
  • Players must be signed in before start of practice/games.
  • Coaches will wear facemasks when social distancing isn't possible.
  • All families will need to complete separate registrations and waivers for NYMB and G4G for each child playing
  • All families will need to complete a Health Questionnaire for each player before your child(ren) can participate
  • All families will need to help maintain updated Health Status forms for each player

by posted 03/14/2021
2019 Summer Camp

We would like to thank everyone who participated, coached and volunteered to make this our biggest and best Summer Camp so far! It was great catching up with our friends and making new friends too! WestPut Setanta is off to Philadelphia for the annual CYC tournament which is the largest competition outside of Ireland🏐 We can’t wait to show off all the skills we learned at this years camp.

Please make sure to follow us on social media for updates and info on upcoming events. Our fall season will start in September and we always welcome new members!




by posted 07/14/2019
Another Great Summer Camp!!

by posted 07/22/2018
Important Dates 2018
Hi Everyone
With our Spring Season just around the corner, we wanted to share dates for some events and tournaments that are coming up this year.
  • We will be resuming outdoor practices as soon as weather permits. Hopefully within a week of so. Please look our for emails from your respective coaches on an exact start date
  • The first games of the spring season championship will start for all ages on 4/14/2018.  Please look out for the schedules which will be posted later this week.
  • The following are Tournaments that are currently scheduled for the year:
    • Sunday, April 8, 2018 -  Shannon Gaels' U8 & U10 Hurling and Camogie Tournament (Queens)
    • Saturday May 26th - Westput Setanta U8 Tournament (Navajo Fields)
    • June 23, 2018 - St. Barnabas U8 Tournament (Bronx)
    • June 30, 2018 - St. Joseph's U10 Tournament (NJ)
    • July 14, 2018  - Rockland U8 Denis McHugh Tournament
    • July 21, 2018 - Liberty Bell Tournament (Philadelphia)
    • September 9, 2018  - New Haven McCabe Cup U18
  • We will  have our annual Gaelic Football "CUL"Camp from July 16th - July 20th from 3-7 PM daily.  We may add an addition 3 days the following week for additional CYC preparation
  • 2018 CYC is in Boston this year. Dates are August 1-5, 2018. The address is the Irish Cultural Centre, 200 New Boston Drive,Canton,MA. We will be entering teams in all age groups for both boys and girls. This is the biggest tournament of the year in the United States and the kids always have a fantastic time
  • Fall season will resume on the first week of September. There will be various tournaments during the fall season, dates to follow
  • Our 2018 Dinner Dance will be held this year on November 10th 2018 a the Villa Barone Hilltop Manor in Mahopac.

Its already shaping up to be a busy fun filled year. We look forward to seeing everyone on the fields over the next couple of weeks. 

WestPut Setanta G.F.C

by posted 03/27/2018
2018 season registration is now open!

Registration is now open for the 2018 season. We welcome all new and existing boys and girls between ages of 5 - 16 to join the club.  We have competitive boys & girls teams at U8, U10, U12, U14 and boys only at U16. 

All players must be registered before attending outdoor practice or participating in the spring championship games.

To register click here or visit www.westputsetanta.com and click on 2018 Team Registration. 

Please note the following eligibility requirements:

  • Children must be 5 years of age on Jan 1st 2018.
  • Our youngest members must be attending kindergarten since September 2018
  • For members in under 8, a parent is REQUIRED to be on the field and AVAILABLE to assist the coaches as needed

Practices will be on Monday's at the Airport Field in Carmel @ 6 PM.(Directions can be found here for The Airport Field) & on Friday's at the Harvey School in Katonah @ 6PM. (Directions can be found here for Katonah.)

We will notify all members when the fields are open and outdoor practice begins.

We expect all participating members to be at practice weekly. We are in an extremely competitive league this season and all players need to work together weekly to remain competitive on the field. 

We look forward to seeing you all at practice over the coming weeks

by posted 03/16/2018
U10 Division 1 Final

This is the full recording of the U10 A division final on Saturday Vs St Barnabas. Even though we were not the winner on the day, this recording shows the skill, determination and sheer passion that the kids on our team brought to the field. Please show your kids the game and take pride in how they played.

by posted 12/03/2017
Pauline Boylan Tournamant

WestPut Setanta U10 Girls in action at the Pauline Boylan football tournament on Saturaday in The Bronx.  Well done girls one winning it out. 


by posted 09/10/2017
Cutest kid in the world of Gaelic 4 Girls

Congratulations to our very own Sophie McLaughlin who captured the imagination of everyone at the 2017 CYC in Buffalo, NY.  Sophie play's on our U8 girls team, who won the A Division title at CYC. What a great ambassador for WestPut Setanta and Gaelic Football. 

by posted 08/15/2017
2017 Important Dates!
2017 Important Dates
  • Winter Indoor Program runs from 1/30/2017 - 3/24/2017
  • Foundation Coaching course being held on February 18th. St Patricks School, Bedford NY. 
  • Scor Na Nog is on Saturday February 25th in Queen of Angels Church Hall in Sunnyside Queens
  • Annual Northern Westchester - Putnam St Patrick's Day Parade - March 12th 2PM
  • NY Minor Board Spring League Starts in the Last week of March weather permitting
  • WestPut Setanta Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner Dance - April 1st
  • Annual Memorial Day U8 Tournament Sat May 27th
  • Gaelic Football Summer Camp - July 10th - 13th
  • 2017 CYC - Buffalo NY July 26th - 31th
  • Annual Eddie Burke Golf outing will be in Sept This year - Date to be finalized

by posted 02/05/2017
2017 Winter Indoor Program

This week, we started our 2017 Indoor Winter Program. We have over 70 kids registered and participating from U8 through U14. This years program is already a huge success, with many new children coming in all age groups to learn the game. Thanks to all the coaches who are giving their time to help at all age groups - this cannot happen without you.

See some great photos of tonight's sessions attached. These are our U8, U10s & U12s.

by posted 02/03/2017
Winter Program


            You Can Click anywhere on the below image to Register! 

by posted 01/16/2017
2017 NYMB U10 Division 1 Final