|Men’s Football Irish Cup|
|2016||Middle East||1-12 (15)||Abu Dhabi Na Fianna||1-11 (14) aet|
Middle East won the GAA World Games Football Irish Cup in 2016, defeating Abu Dhabi Na Fianna in the Final after extra-time. The World Games Irish Cup is like the Provincial Championship for the Irish players abroad in the World Counties. Mostly, it comprises teams from the Orient (Europe, Asia, Middle East, Australsia, South Africa)
About GAA World Games
There are two GAA Provincial Councils outside Ireland: the World Games comprising New York, United States, Canada, Australasia, Europe, Asia and Middle East GAA Councils; and the Britain GAA Provincial Council comprising the GAA Counties of London, Warwickshire, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Hertfordshire, Gloucestershire and Scotland. Both have County Championships and Provincial Championships in Gaelic Football, Hurling, Camogie and Ladies Gaelic, although not all as yet have Hurling, Camogie or Ladies Gaelic Football Championships. There are also Clubs in Argentina, Moscow, the Cayman Islands and South Africa.
 Ladies Gaelic Football Association (2016) World-Games [Internet] Available from: https://ladiesgaelic.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/World-Games.jpg [Accessed 12 November 2020]
 GAA (2016) GAA World Games Finals Round [Internet] http://www.gaa.ie/news/etihad-airways-gaa-world-games-finals-round/ [Accessed 21 Dec 2016]
Thanks to Edmund Corrigan, Decy Maher, Anton “Pippo” O’Grady & Michael O’Callaghan
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