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  • Sat 02 Aug 2014
  • 5:00pmGAA Football All
    Ireland Senior Championship 2014
    Meath vs. Armagh Páirc an Chrócaigh
  • 7:00pmGAA Football All
    Ireland Senior Championship 2014
    Monaghan vs. Kildare Páirc an Chrócaigh
  • Sun 03 Aug 2014
  • 2:00pmGAA Football All
    Ireland Senior Championship 2014
    Kerry vs. Galway Páirc an Chrócaigh
  • 4:00pmGAA Football All
    Ireland Senior Championship 2014
    Mayo vs. Cork Páirc an Chrócaigh
  • Thu 07 Aug 2014
  • 7:00pmElectric Ireland
    GAA Hurling All Ireland Minor B Championship 2014
    Meath vs. Kildare Trim
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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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