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GAA Hooter Timing System to be Scrapped?

Posted on January 22nd, 2015 by Admin

According to Martin Breheny in the Irish Independent, the GAA’s Central Council is preparing to submit a motion to next month’s congress requesting that the rule requiring the hooter, which has been approved twice by previous sittings of congress, be deleted. The hooter is hooked up to a public clock and it sounds at the […]

51 Years of Action Replays

Posted on January 19th, 2015 by Admin

Sportsjoe.ie is marking the passing away of a man called Tony Vera by reminding us of the sporting revolution that he started, the instant action replay: “While working a game between Army and Navy in December 1963, Verna discovered a way to get the tape to replay the exact bit of footage he wanted. Instant […]