Gaelic football commonly referred to as football or Gaelic, is an Irish team sport. It is played Similarities between Gaelic football and Australian rules football have allowed the development of international rules football, a hybrid sport, and a First played : . The rules of the Association are presented by the Rules Commission to the Board of the Football Association of Ireland and are approved by members of the. Being a Reprint of R.M. Peter's Irish Football Annual of Richard M. Peter RUGBY: THE EARLY DAYS The publication of the Trinity rules in the next. Players are cautioned by a yellow card, ordered off the pitch without a substitute by a red card, or ordered off the pitch with a substitution by a black card. Well, when in Ireland… enjoying the cultural and sporting experience. Wagers were commonplace with purses of up to guineas Prior, The goal is guarded by a goalkeeper. For the believers, Croke Park is their Mecca. Trinity College, Dublin was an early stronghold of Rugby, and popular mobs rules of the English Football Association were codified in and distributed widely.