Its two days to Christmas and you’re stuck for a stocking filler or for a present for a GAA lover in your life. Here are nine suggestions of what you can get for the GAA player in your life. Also remember that due to high demands in deliveries items might not be delivered for Christmas day, But hey its better late than never! Hope this can help, if you have any more suggestions don’t forget to comment below!!
- Cooper helmet
The Cooper styled stitched helmet is almost every hurlers dream. The older the helmet, the more of the value. Best place to find stitched helmets are on Facebook groups such as Cooper Helmet (https://www.facebook.com/groups/123061244422023/) or you can buy a normal Cooper helmet online at http://www.cooper.ie (€80 +) .
- Murphy’s Gloves
Murphy’s Gaelic football gloves located in Tyrone has a huge influence in the Gaelic football world with players who wear Murphy’s gloves found on their website http://www.murphygoalposts.com/. They are three years in existence meaning their products have been tested vigorously before becoming widely available. This could be a great present for a fooball enthusiast for Christmas and will last right through the 2015 season.
- LGFA pink football boots
In 2014 the Ladies Gaelic Football Association along with Irish owned company RClub Sports launch a children’s sized pink football boot at the price of €25 ranging from size 11-5. The company also has customised Limerick Camogie boots (€25), Dublin GAA pink and blue boots (€30) and Dublin GAA runners (€30). The boots are available from www.ladiesgaelic.ie or: www.rclubsports.com. Profits from the boots will be used to develop the game further. This could be a great surprise for an upcoming footballer and what little girl doesn’t love pink?
- Hurling grip
This can be a great stocking filler for any hurler or Camogie player. Hurls can break at any stages and cost money. By buying a hurling grip you save the person money but also choose to show that you have an interest in the sport they play too. Hurling grips come in a variety of colours, lengths and prices and are available from all sports stores.
- Hurling boots
This may be an expensive gift and could be used as the body of a Christmas gift. Adidas Copa Mundial Football Boots Black/White seemed to be the GAA favourite. Don’t forget you can order these boots online or in store when you’re rushing around hunting for something in a shopping-center.
Online stores are retailing these boots at the following without delivery;
- Elverys : €120
- The GAA store online: €98.16
- Lifestyle sports: €99.00
- Sportswear direct €92.39
- Gum shields
All footballers, both male and female are obliged to wear gum shields to protect their mouths during games and training. So whether it becomes the new one or a back up, a gum shield is a very practical useful present. Gum shields are found in all sports stores such as Elverys, lifestyle sports and http://www.gumshieldpro.ie/
Jerseys are a safe bet from Christmas presents and thanks to O’Neills the choice of Jerseys are huge. If you are struggling to choose a jersey for a loved one, the native county is always a dead certainty to make someone happy, if not you can choose a counties training jersey which has a different twist on the County jersey and are usually cheaper than official county jerseys. You can also purchase college jerseys, pinks jerseys, club jerseys and international jerseys to name just a few. Prices can range from €67 to €30.
- GAAgle gear
GAAgle gear from O’Neill’s offer a more colourful approach to training and GAA gear. Items range from shorts to socks and a number of other items to make a statement in GAA gear.
- GAA jewellery
GAA jewellery ranges from Jersey charms, pendents, dog tags, wristbands, rings, bracelts, earings, other charms, tie clips, cuff links and watches meaning it can cater for anyone who is a GAA lover in your life. If you are really tight for time and can’t wait for delievery you can find the stockist of GAA jewerelly here:.