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  • Sat 26 Jul 2014
  • 5:00pmGAA Football All
    Ireland Senior Championship 2014
    Cork vs. Sligo O Connor Park, Tullamore
  • 7:00pmGAA Football All
    Ireland Senior Championship 2014
    Galway vs. Tipperary O Connor Park, Tullamore
  • Sun 27 Jul 2014
  • 2:00pmGAA Hurling All
    Ireland Senior Championship 2014
    Limerick vs. Wexford Semple Stadium, Thurles
  • 4:00pmGAA Hurling All
    Ireland Senior Championship 2014
    Tipperary vs. Dublin Semple Stadium, Thurles
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Who will be the last side to advance to the All-Ireland Hurling Senior Quarter-Finals?

Poc Fada


poc fada

Visit the official Poc Fada website for more details at http://pocfada.gaa.ie/.

Poc Fada is Irish for "long puck". An All-Ireland Poc Fada Championship is held annually testing the skills of many of the top hurlers.

Competitors must puck a sliotar with a hurley (they may lift and strike or hit the ball from the hand). They play to the top of Carn an Mhadaidh and after a short break continue back down to finish in Aghameen. The whole course measures over 5 Km.

An Corn Cuailgne ("The Cooley Cup") is awarded to the player who takes the lowest number of pucks. Ties are broken by the distance by which the player's last puck crosses the finish line.

There is also the comórtas beirte (pairs competition) in which the competitors are randomly assigned partners, the pair with the lowest combined score winning An Corn Setanta ("The Setanta Cup") and the Corn na Craoibhe Rua ("The Trophy of the Red Mountain").

Find out previous winners with the Poc Fada Roll of Honour.

Visit the official Poc Fada website for more details at http://pocfada.gaa.ie/.



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