Thursday 25 December 2014

Weird, epic, mental - British viewers can't get enough of gaelic football on Sky Sports

Published 26/07/2014 | 21:14

26 July 2014; Aidan Walsh, Cork, in action against James Kilcullen, left, and Ross Donovan, Sligo. GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship, Round 4A, Cork v Sligo. O'Connor Park, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Picture credit: Barry Cregg / SPORTSFILE
Aidan Walsh, Cork, in action against James Kilcullen, left, and Ross Donovan

Cork and Galway both booked their place in All-Ireland quarter-final action with victories over Sligo and Tipperary respectively today and British viewers on Sky Sports were loving it.

Shane Walsh amazing piece of control with his right foot and point with his left had GAA fans, who tuned in to the Sky Sports double-header from Tullamore on both sides of the Irish Sea salivating.

First time viewers of gaelic football were impressed by what they saw and took to Twitter to voice their approval. Here are the pick of the tweets:

 

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