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Monday 15 September 2014

Touchdown - Skydiver misses the stadium prior to Croke Park Classic

Published 30/08/2014 | 16:24

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The skydiving mishap today prior to the Croke Park Classic

A skydiver missed their bearings badly ahead of the American Football match at Croke Park today and ended up on the nearby DART lines.

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The Croke Park Classic - the American football college match taking place between Penn State and the University of Central Florida – didn't get off to the ideal ceremonial start after a skydiver bringing the match ball badly missed his landing mark.

Skydivers representing both teams were supposed to land on the pitch at GAA HQ as part of the pre-game buildup, with Penn State getting the early upper hand when the UFC skydiver ended up behind Hill 16.

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