Tag Archives: Gaelic Football

History of Sport: 1887 and 1888

Here are some of the main events that occurred in sport in 1887 and 1888:- 1887 Preston North End beat Hyde 26-0 in an FA Cup tie at Deepdale.  This remains the highest score in a major English club competition. … 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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