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#Croke Park Classic

# croke-park-classic - Thursday 24 March, 2016

GAA accuses Department of Sport of making them 'look foolish' over American football game
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

GAA accuses Department of Sport of making them 'look foolish' over American football game

Mar 24th 2016, 6:00 AM 39,769 Views 34 Comments

A letter from Paraic Duffy to Minister Paschal Donohoe has emerged under a Freedom of Information request.

# croke-park-classic - Thursday 4 June, 2015

American football game set for early kick-off on the first Saturday in September 2016
# Clash With The Ash
From The42
# Clash With The Ash

American football game set for early kick-off on the first Saturday in September 2016

Jun 4th 2015, 2:55 PM 19,898 Views 28 Comments

The game between Georgia Tech and Boston College will not start at the usual time of 2pm.

American football games have to be of 'promotional value' or 'financially worthwhile' to the GAA
# Croke Park Classic
From The42
# Croke Park Classic

American football games have to be of 'promotional value' or 'financially worthwhile' to the GAA

Jun 4th 2015, 1:30 PM 4,951 Views 2 Comments

GAA President defends decision to have no college American football game in Croke Park in 2016.

# croke-park-classic - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Enda Kenny set to announce 2016 American football game in Dublin tomorrow
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

Enda Kenny set to announce 2016 American football game in Dublin tomorrow

Jun 3rd 2015, 10:07 AM 19,362 Views 44 Comments

We believe the game, originally set to take place in Croke Park, will be moved to the Aviva Stadium.

# croke-park-classic - Friday 1 May, 2015

Could Ireland host a college American football game in 2016 after all?
# Hope
From The42
# Hope

Could Ireland host a college American football game in 2016 after all?

May 1st 2015, 2:05 PM 13,589 Views 22 Comments

The42 understands efforts are underway to ensure a game goes ahead.

# croke-park-classic - Friday 24 April, 2015

Opinion: There's still a future for American football games in Ireland
# Stumbling Block
From The42
# Stumbling Block

Opinion: There's still a future for American football games in Ireland

Apr 24th 2015, 10:45 PM 5,823 Views 5 Comments

Despite yesterday’s news about the 2016 Croke Park Classic, Steve O’Rourke says more will come.

# croke-park-classic - Thursday 23 April, 2015

GAA confirms there will be no Croke Park Classic next year
# Breaking
From The42
# Breaking

GAA confirms there will be no Croke Park Classic next year

Apr 23rd 2015, 5:29 PM 22,906 Views 46 Comments

The event is no longer viable according to the GAA bosses.

# croke-park-classic - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

'We took a risk and it backfired' - Paraic Duffy on moving the Mayo v Kerry replay from Croke Park
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'We took a risk and it backfired' - Paraic Duffy on moving the Mayo v Kerry replay from Croke Park

Jan 27th 2015, 11:58 AM 16,909 Views 50 Comments

The GAA Director-General says lessons have been learned from last August’s controversy.

UCF were so traumatised by Irish weather that they're building a beach in their stadium
# Perk
From The42
# Perk

UCF were so traumatised by Irish weather that they're building a beach in their stadium

Jan 27th 2015, 6:30 AM 8,334 Views 1 Comment

Playing in Croke Park was an eye-opener for the Floridians.

# croke-park-classic - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Boston College set to host Georgia Tech in the 2016 Croke Park Classic
# Croke Park Classic
From The42
# Croke Park Classic

Boston College set to host Georgia Tech in the 2016 Croke Park Classic

Dec 23rd 2014, 5:07 PM 16,518 Views 14 Comments

TheScore.ie understands a deal is in place to bring college football back to Dublin.

# croke-park-classic - Monday 27 October, 2014

Talent is important but the path to the NFL goes through the weight room
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Talent is important but the path to the NFL goes through the weight room

Oct 27th 2014, 8:30 AM 4,598 Views 1 Comment

We spoke to the University of Central Florida’s director of strength and conditioning.

# croke-park-classic - Monday 1 September, 2014

Croke Park Classic has a bright future... with the right teams
# Future
From The42
# Future

Croke Park Classic has a bright future... with the right teams

Sep 1st 2014, 5:22 PM 4,792 Views 25 Comments

There’s no reason Ireland can’t become the home of college football in Europe.

# croke-park-classic - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Sports Film Of The Week: The Rivalry
# Reel Stories
From The42
# Reel Stories

Sports Film Of The Week: The Rivalry

Aug 31st 2014, 9:30 PM 4,256 Views 0 Comments

After a weekend when college football came to town, take a look at one of its biggest rivalries.

VIDEO: Here's what it's like to parachute into Croke Park
# Vertigo
# Vertigo

VIDEO: Here's what it's like to parachute into Croke Park

Aug 31st 2014, 2:39 PM 23,459 Views 12 Comments

Afraid of heights? Look away now.

Brilliant behind-the-back catch the highlight of college football's opening weekend
# Touchdown
From The42
# Touchdown

Brilliant behind-the-back catch the highlight of college football's opening weekend

Aug 31st 2014, 2:15 PM 3,430 Views 0 Comments

We take a look at some of our favourite plays from Saturday’s action.

# croke-park-classic - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Penn State win the Croke Park Classic in thrilling fashion
# Croke Park Classic
From The42
# Croke Park Classic

Penn State win the Croke Park Classic in thrilling fashion

Aug 30th 2014, 5:16 PM 25,962 Views 29 Comments

A last-gasp field goal gave Penn State a 26-24 win over UCF.

11 Americans who can't believe that hurling is a thing
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

11 Americans who can't believe that hurling is a thing

Aug 30th 2014, 4:02 PM 54,409 Views 48 Comments

The sport has plenty of new fans after the crowd caught a glimpse of it

Parachutist aims for Croke Park - but lands on railway tracks
# American Football
# American Football

Parachutist aims for Croke Park - but lands on railway tracks

Aug 30th 2014, 3:47 PM 35,793 Views 31 Comments

Luckily, the parachutist was unharmed after the wind blew him off course.

The 10 best panicked tweets about Dublin's F-16 flypast
# 'murica
From The Daily Edge
# 'murica

The 10 best panicked tweets about Dublin's F-16 flypast

Aug 30th 2014, 3:33 PM 9,236 Views 5 Comments

“I’m going to die in the middle of a pedicure.”

UCF Knights should slay Nittany Lions in Croke Park Classic
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

UCF Knights should slay Nittany Lions in Croke Park Classic

Aug 30th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,151 Views 1 Comment

The Florida team’s attack will be too much for their more illustrious rivals at headquarters today.

5 GAA stars who could make it in the NFL
# CPC 2014
From The42
# CPC 2014

5 GAA stars who could make it in the NFL

Aug 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,938 Views 10 Comments

Could Star be the new Gronk or Lee Keegan the new Russell Wilson?

# croke-park-classic - Friday 29 August, 2014

Snapshot: UCF hope for luck of the Irish with unique Croke Park Classic helmet
# Lucky Charm
From The42
# Lucky Charm

Snapshot: UCF hope for luck of the Irish with unique Croke Park Classic helmet

Aug 29th 2014, 6:06 PM 3,331 Views 4 Comments

Four leaf clovers and a pot of gold are the new black.

Is Ireland Ready for Hillary? Her supporters are hosting a "lavish event" in Dublin tonight
# 2016
# 2016

Is Ireland Ready for Hillary? Her supporters are hosting a "lavish event" in Dublin tonight

Aug 29th 2014, 5:28 PM 15,587 Views 57 Comments

The former First Lady will not be in attendance, obviously.

KitKats and leprechauns: Memories of the 1996 Croke Park American football game
# Croke Park Classic
From The42
# Croke Park Classic

KitKats and leprechauns: Memories of the 1996 Croke Park American football game

Aug 29th 2014, 10:00 AM 5,932 Views 16 Comments

Saturday’s game won’t be the first time Croke Pak has hosted an American football game.

# croke-park-classic - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Penn State and UCF are acclimatising to Irish weather ahead of the Croke Park Classic
# Croke Park Classic
From The42
# Croke Park Classic

Penn State and UCF are acclimatising to Irish weather ahead of the Croke Park Classic

Aug 28th 2014, 7:55 PM 4,204 Views 0 Comments

UCF coach George O’Leary came dangerously close to praising our rain-laden weather.

10 things you can expect to happen at the Croke Park Classic
# CPC 2014
From The42
# CPC 2014

10 things you can expect to happen at the Croke Park Classic

Aug 28th 2014, 7:00 AM 5,113 Views 1 Comment

The college football season opener takes place in Headquarters on Saturday.

# croke-park-classic - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

In pictures: Penn State train at UCD ahead of Croke Park Classic
# College Boy Eh?
From The42
# College Boy Eh?

In pictures: Penn State train at UCD ahead of Croke Park Classic

Aug 27th 2014, 9:47 PM 7,975 Views 4 Comments

This ain’t Beaver Stadium.

Snapshot - Croke Park is getting some new goalposts today
# Touch Down
From The42
# Touch Down

Snapshot - Croke Park is getting some new goalposts today

Aug 27th 2014, 11:28 AM 8,574 Views 4 Comments

The UCF Knights and the Penn State Nittany Lions both landed in Dublin today.

# croke-park-classic - Saturday 23 August, 2014

5 NFL players we'd love to see playing Gaelic games
# Wishlist
From The42
# Wishlist

5 NFL players we'd love to see playing Gaelic games

Aug 23rd 2014, 8:30 AM 4,320 Views 4 Comments

From Megatron to Adrian Peterson, here are some players we’d love to see grace Croke Park.

# croke-park-classic - Thursday 21 August, 2014

No threat to Croke Park Classic despite US media fears of Icelandic ash cloud
# Weather Warning
From The42
# Weather Warning

No threat to Croke Park Classic despite US media fears of Icelandic ash cloud

Aug 21st 2014, 11:04 AM 14,739 Views 14 Comments

ESPN and Sports Illustrated flagged potential problems for the American football game in Dublin.

# croke-park-classic - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

TheScore.ie’s handy guide to the NFL Draft
# Pick Me
From The42
# Pick Me

TheScore.ie’s handy guide to the NFL Draft

May 6th 2014, 8:30 AM 5,642 Views 7 Comments

The NFL’s Player Selection Meeting takes place this week but here’s how it works.

# croke-park-classic - Monday 5 May, 2014

'There'll be no dumbing down of the sport' - Inside UCF's preparations for the Croke Park Classic
# States Visit
From The42
# States Visit

'There'll be no dumbing down of the sport' - Inside UCF's preparations for the Croke Park Classic

May 5th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,611 Views 0 Comments

Ciaran Casey travelled to Florida ahead of the game.

# croke-park-classic - Sunday 4 May, 2014

After his parents eloped to Ireland, Penn State coach James Franklin can't wait to come back
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

After his parents eloped to Ireland, Penn State coach James Franklin can't wait to come back

May 4th 2014, 9:45 AM 6,897 Views 0 Comments

Franklin’s team take on UCF in the Croke Park Classic in August.

# croke-park-classic - Saturday 3 May, 2014

'US fans will golf their way from Shannon to Dublin for the Croke Park Classic'
# Fore!
From The42
# Fore!

'US fans will golf their way from Shannon to Dublin for the Croke Park Classic'

May 3rd 2014, 8:30 AM 2,550 Views 0 Comments

UCF Coach George O’Leary is confident his team will bring a crowd.

# croke-park-classic - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Mossy Quinn and Colin Walshe don't fancy their chances at American football
# Code Breakers
From The42
# Code Breakers

Mossy Quinn and Colin Walshe don't fancy their chances at American football

Apr 27th 2014, 8:30 AM 2,564 Views 1 Comment

The two were helping launch the next stage of the Croke Park Classic.

# croke-park-classic - Saturday 26 April, 2014

How Croke Park will go from American football to Gaelic football in 24 hours
# OPeration Transformation
From The42
# OPeration Transformation

How Croke Park will go from American football to Gaelic football in 24 hours

Apr 26th 2014, 10:30 AM 4,997 Views 1 Comment

We meet Alan Gallagher, the man who’ll oversee the changeover.

# croke-park-classic - Friday 25 April, 2014

This is what Croke Park will look like when it hosts American football
# New Dimensions
From The42
# New Dimensions

This is what Croke Park will look like when it hosts American football

Apr 25th 2014, 2:04 PM 12,114 Views 6 Comments

There’s a striking distance in the size of the two pitches.

# croke-park-classic - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

UCD set to host Global American Football event
# Future Plans
From The42
# Future Plans

UCD set to host Global American Football event

Apr 23rd 2014, 10:54 AM 3,617 Views 0 Comments

Penn Manor Comets and Cedar Cliff Colts will compete a day before the Croke Park Classic takes place.

# croke-park-classic - Saturday 18 January, 2014

After their greatest ever season, UCF fans will relish Croke Park Classic
# Road Trip
From The42
# Road Trip

After their greatest ever season, UCF fans will relish Croke Park Classic

Jan 18th 2014, 10:00 AM 2,510 Views 2 Comments

We spoke to UCF’s legendary play-by-play announcer Marc Daniels about the Croke Park Classic.

# croke-park-classic - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Croke Park bound UCF Knights claim Fiesta Bowl
# Party Time
From The42
# Party Time

Croke Park bound UCF Knights claim Fiesta Bowl

Jan 2nd 2014, 9:53 AM 2,805 Views 0 Comments

The University of Central Florida’s next meaningful game will be in Ireland.

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