O'Brien Pocket History of Gaelic Sport

Editeur : The O'Brien Press Date de sortie: 2012-10-04

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A clear, concise and fascinating introduction to Gaelic sport, covering Gaelic football, hurling, camogie and handball. The two greatest finals, the All Ireland Hurling and Football finals, are the largest amateur events in the world, drawing huge crowds and bringing many parts of the country to a standstill. This book deals with the origins of these games and their revival, the history of the championships and the GAA, the main rules and scoring systems, famous teams and players, great GAA grounds, All-Star awards and tours, the women's games, famous commentators, the gear and the trophies, compromise games with Aussie rules. A compendium of information on the fastest field sports in the world.

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Information complémentaires

Genre: History

Collection: The O'Brien Press

Format: EPub

Pages: 120

ISBN: 9781847175212

Information complémentaires

Genre: History

Collection: The O'Brien Press

Format: EPub

Pages: 120

ISBN: 9781847175212

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