The Little Book of GAA Facts
In the meantime we have the perfect treat to whet the appetite while waiting for both the football final and hurling replay.
Did you know that in 1924, Mick Gill created history by winning two All-Ireland Senior Hurling medals in the same year and for different counties?
Jack Lynch is the only player in GAA history to have won six successive All-Ireland medals (five in hurling).
The 2013 All-Ireland Hurling Final was the first to be played under flood-lights, exactly 100 years after Croke Park was first purchased.
Do you know the name of every inter-county ground in Ireland? Who was full forward on the team of the Millennium? Who was the 1,000th All-Star Award winner?
In The Little Book of GAA Facts, Eddie Ryan has gathered together a treasure trove of knowledge about a nation’s passion. The book charts the history of Gaelic games, blending amazing stories and unique facts, records and outstanding achievements.
Eddie Ryan is the sports writer for ‘Ireland’s Own’ and is very active online in all the major GAA forums. He lives in Templemore, Co. Tipperary.
The Little Book of GAA Facts is published in paperback at €6.99 and is also available in eBook format from all the usual outlets.