History of Gaelic Football
Gaelic football is a popular field sport played in Ireland. It's been described as a mix between rugby and soccer. Players score points by kicking the ball into the net or over the crossbar and through the uprights....
Gaelic football was first codified in 1887, although it has links to older varieties of
football played in Ireland and known collectively as caid ...
On this historic date Cusack convened the first meeting of the 'Gaelic Athletic
Association for the Preservation and Cultivation of national Pastimes'. Maurice ...
Gaelic Football is a field game which has developed as a distinct game similar to
the progression of Australian Rules. Gaelic Football is played on a pitch up to ...
Often compared to Association Football
(or "soccer" to you and me) or to Rugby. A goal is the equivalent of three points in the final score.
A player may either carry the ball in his hands for four steps (or the equivalent time), "toe-tap" the ball from his foot into ... More »
Limerick was the stronghold of the native game around this time, and the
Commercials Club, founded by. Spring 2006. Page 45. The History of Gaelic
About Gaelic Football. To learn more about Gaelic football and Hurling visit the
official G.A.A. site. History of Gaelic Football. Bardic sources provide an insight ...
The Ladies Gaelic Football Association was founded in 1974, since then it has
enjoyed phenomenal growth throughout Ireland and abroad. Our History section.
Nov 29, 2009 ... GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association) football and hurling have been arousing Irish
passions for a long, long time. Football became popular as ...
Mar 17, 2003 ... The Gaelic sports of hurling and Gaelic football, whose seasons are now ... Such
myths point to a hurling history some 2,000 years old and the ...