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Ladies' football game beginning with a "throw-in" by the referee
|Highest governing body||Ladies' Gaelic Football Association (LGFA)|
|Clubs||More than 1,000|
|Team members||15 on each team|
Ladies' Gaelic football (Irish: Peil Ghaelach na mBan) is a team sport for women, very similar to Gaelic football, and co-ordinated by the Ladies' Gaelic Football Association. The sport originated in Ireland and is most popular there, although it is played in other countries, often by members of the Irish diaspora.
There are two teams of 15 players kick or hand-pass a round ball towards goals at either end of a grass pitch. There are two main competitions in this sport; the National League which is staged during the winter-spring months and is used as a warm-up to the All-Ireland Championship which is played during the summer. The All-Ireland Final is played on the last Sunday in September or the first Sunday in October in Croke Park, Dublin, where the winners receive the Brendan Martin Cup. The National League and Championship are organised by the Ladies' Gaelic Football Association.
Most of the rules of ladies' Gaelic football are the same as those for men's game. The main differences are -
Eastern Canada has multiple ladies teams, including the Halifax Gaels, PEI Celts and Quebec Patriotes and the Montreal Shamrocks
The Casements are a young women's team working on the development of the game in the Toronto region
The Chieftainettes have competed in the west and are currently supporting the development of Celtic games.
In 2007 they became the first team other than the Edmonton ladies to win the Championship.
Midwest Division Pittsburgh Banshees 
Winners of the 2007 Junior B North American Gaelic Football Championship
New York's newest GAA club