Tag Archives: GAA

History of Sport: 1883 and 1884

1883 George Fordham rides his seventh winner of the 1000 Guineas Classic. FA Cup final – Blackburn Olympic 2–1 Old Etonians (aet). This is the first time that the FA Cup is won by a professional team and by a … Continue reading

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GAA:Greatest Players in Gaelic Football and Hurling

Gaelic Football The Team of the Century was nominated in 1984 by Sunday Independent readers and selected by a panel of experts including journalists and former players. It was chosen as part of the Gaelic Athletic Association’s centenary year celebrations. … Continue reading

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Gaelic Games: Records

The two main Gaelic sports organised by the GAA and played in Ireland are Gaelic Football and Hurling. The main competition is the All-Ireland Championships which have been played for since the late 19th century by the counties of Ireland. … Continue reading

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