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# Croke Park Classic

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GAA accuses Department of Sport of making them 'look foolish' over American football game
A letter from Paraic Duffy to Minister Paschal Donohoe has emerged under a Freedom of Information request.
American football game set for early kick-off on the first Saturday in September 2016
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
GAA President defends decision to have no college American football game in Croke Park in 2016.
Enda Kenny set to announce 2016 American football game in Dublin tomorrow
We believe the game, originally set to take place in Croke Park, will be moved to the Aviva Stadium.
Could Ireland host a college American football game in 2016 after all?
The42 understands efforts are underway to ensure a game goes ahead.
Opinion: There's still a future for American football games in Ireland
Despite yesterday’s news about the 2016 Croke Park Classic, Steve O’Rourke says more will come.
GAA confirms there will be no Croke Park Classic next year
The event is no longer viable according to the GAA bosses.
'We took a risk and it backfired' - Paraic Duffy on moving the Mayo v Kerry replay from Croke Park
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
Playing in Croke Park was an eye-opener for the Floridians.
Boston College set to host Georgia Tech in the 2016 Croke Park Classic understands a deal is in place to bring college football back to Dublin.
Talent is important but the path to the NFL goes through the weight room
We spoke to the University of Central Florida’s director of strength and conditioning.
Croke Park Classic has a bright future... with the right teams
There’s no reason Ireland can’t become the home of college football in Europe.
Sports Film Of The Week: The Rivalry
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
Afraid of heights? Look away now.
Brilliant behind-the-back catch the highlight of college football's opening weekend
We take a look at some of our favourite plays from Saturday’s action.
Penn State win the Croke Park Classic in thrilling fashion
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
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
Luckily, the parachutist was unharmed after the wind blew him off course.
The 10 best panicked tweets about Dublin's F-16 flypast
“I’m going to die in the middle of a pedicure.”
UCF Knights should slay Nittany Lions in Croke Park Classic
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
Could Star be the new Gronk or Lee Keegan the new Russell Wilson?
Snapshot: UCF hope for luck of the Irish with unique Croke Park Classic helmet
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
The former First Lady will not be in attendance, obviously.
KitKats and leprechauns: Memories of the 1996 Croke Park American football game
Saturday’s game won’t be the first time Croke Pak has hosted an American football game.
Penn State and UCF are acclimatising to Irish weather ahead of the Croke Park Classic
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
The college football season opener takes place in Headquarters on Saturday.
In pictures: Penn State train at UCD ahead of Croke Park Classic
This ain’t Beaver Stadium.
Snapshot - Croke Park is getting some new goalposts today
The UCF Knights and the Penn State Nittany Lions both landed in Dublin today.
5 NFL players we'd love to see playing Gaelic games
From Megatron to Adrian Peterson, here are some players we’d love to see grace Croke Park.
No threat to Croke Park Classic despite US media fears of Icelandic ash cloud
ESPN and Sports Illustrated flagged potential problems for the American football game in Dublin.’s handy guide to the NFL Draft
The NFL’s Player Selection Meeting takes place this week but here’s how it works.
'There'll be no dumbing down of the sport' - Inside UCF's preparations for the Croke Park Classic
Ciaran Casey travelled to Florida ahead of the game.
After his parents eloped to Ireland, Penn State coach James Franklin can't wait to come back
Franklin’s team take on UCF in the Croke Park Classic in August.
'US fans will golf their way from Shannon to Dublin for the Croke Park Classic'
UCF Coach George O’Leary is confident his team will bring a crowd.
Mossy Quinn and Colin Walshe don't fancy their chances at American football
The two were helping launch the next stage of the Croke Park Classic.
How Croke Park will go from American football to Gaelic football in 24 hours
We meet Alan Gallagher, the man who’ll oversee the changeover.
This is what Croke Park will look like when it hosts American football
There’s a striking distance in the size of the two pitches.
UCD set to host Global American Football event
Penn Manor Comets and Cedar Cliff Colts will compete a day before the Croke Park Classic takes place.
After their greatest ever season, UCF fans will relish Croke Park Classic
We spoke to UCF’s legendary play-by-play announcer Marc Daniels about the Croke Park Classic.
Croke Park bound UCF Knights claim Fiesta Bowl
The University of Central Florida’s next meaningful game will be in Ireland.