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  • Sun 01 Mar 2015
  • 1:00pmAllianz Football
    League Roinn 2 2015
    Roscommon vs. Meath Dr Hyde Park
  • 2:00pmAllianz Football
    League Roinn 1 2015
    Kerry vs. Dublin Fitzgerald Stadium
  • 2:00pmAllianz Football
    League Roinn 1 2015
    Donegal vs. Cork Ballyshannon
  • 2:00pmAllianz Football
    League Roinn 1 2015
    Mayo vs. Monaghan Elverys MacHale Park, Castlebar
  • 2:00pmAllianz Football
    League Roinn 2 2015
    Kildare vs. Westmeath Newbridge
  • 2:00pmAllianz Football
    League Roinn 2 2015
    Galway vs. Laois Tuam Stadium
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    League Roinn 3 2015
    Limerick vs. Armagh Kilmallock
  • 2:00pmAllianz Football
    League Roinn 3 2015
    Louth vs. Wexford Gaelic Grounds, Drogheda
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    League Roinn 3 2015
    Fermanagh vs. Tipperary Brewster Park
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    League Roinn 3 2015
    Clare vs. Sligo Cusack Park, Ennis
  • 2:00pmAllianz Football
    League Roinn 4 2015
    Wicklow vs. Offaly Aughrim
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    League Roinn 4 2015
    Leitrim vs. Antrim Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada
  • 2:00pmAllianz Hurling
    League Roinn 2A 2015
    London vs. Derry Greenford
  • Sat 07 Mar 2015
  • 2:00pmAllianz Hurling
    League Roinn 3B 2015
    Warwickshire vs. Sligo Páirc na hÉireann
  • 2:00pmAllianz Hurling
    League Roinn 2B 2015
    Donegal vs. Meath Letterkenny
  • 3:00pmAllianz Football
    League Roinn 3 2015
    Tipperary vs. Clare Semple Stadium, Thurles
  • 3:00pmAllianz Hurling
    League Roinn 1B 2015
    Offaly vs. Waterford O Connor Park, Tullamore
  • 4:45pmAllianz Hurling
    League Roinn 2B 2015
    Armagh vs. Kildare Athletic Grounds
  • 5:00pmAllianz Hurling
    League Roinn 1A 2015
    Dublin vs. Cork Páirc an Chrócaigh
  • 7:00pmAllianz Football
    League Roinn 1 2015
    Dublin vs. Tyrone Páirc an Chrócaigh
  • 7:00pmAllianz Football
    League Roinn 2 2015
    Meath vs. Westmeath Páirc Tailteann
  • 7:00pmAllianz Football
    League Roinn 2 2015
    Cavan vs. Kildare Kingspan Breffni Pk
  • 7:00pmAllianz Football
    League Roinn 3 2015
    Armagh vs. Fermanagh Athletic Grounds
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Gaelic Football is a field game which has developed as a distinct game similar to the progression of Australian Rules. Gaelic Football is played on a pitch up to 145m long and 90m wide. The goalposts are the same shape as on a rugby pitch, with the crossbar lower than a rugby one and slightly higher than a soccer one.

The ball used in Gaelic Football is round, slightly smaller than a soccer ball. It can be carried in the hand for a distance of four steps and can be kicked or "hand-passed", a striking motion with the hand or fist. After every four steps the ball must be either bounced or "solo-ed", an action of dropping the ball onto the foot and kicking it back into the hand. You may not bounce the ball twice in a row. To score, you put the ball over the crossbar by foot or hand / fist for one point or under the crossbar and into the net by foot or the hand / fist in certain circumstances for a goal, the latter being the equivalent of three points. Each team consists of 15 players, lining out as per the diagram.

Officials for a game comprise of a referee, two linesmen (to indicate when the ball leaves the field of play at the side and to mark '45’ free kicks and four umpires (to signal scores, assist the referee in controlling the games, and to assist linesmen in positioning '45' frees).

A goal is signalled by raising a green flag, placed to the left of the goal. A point is signalled by raising a white flag, placed to the right of goal. A '45' is signalled by the umpire raising his/her outside arm. A 'square ball', when a player scores having arrived in the 'square' prior to receiving the ball, is signalled by pointing at the small parallelogram.



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