Have you heard about Gaelic football? It is a sport mainly played in Ireland with 15 players for each side. The object of the game is to punch, dribble, or kick the ball into a goal. It is believed that in all likelihood the sport has emerged from the rough-and-tumble football games played in medieval England. BET-IBC finds it a captivating game. Do you?
The 2017 National Football League, having taken the name of its sponsor Allianz National Football League, will be the 86th edition for the Gaelic Athletic Association county teams. Thirty-one of them (all from Ireland and London) will compete. Dublin are the reigning champions and are bidding for their fifth successive title.
The 2017 National Football League consists of:
- four divisions of eight teams;
- each team plays every other team in its division once, usually in four home and three away or three home and four away matches;
- two points are awarded for a win and one point for a draw.
The first match was held on 4 th of February and will continue until April.