Croke Park expected to host NFL game within 5 years

It comes as Irish-American owned Pittsburgh Steelers and the Jacksonville Jaguars obtained marketing rights for Ireland

Pittsburgh Steelers executive Dan Rooney and Larry McCarthy, president of the GAA, both said they were confident that a NFL game would take place in Ireland. Picture: Teneo.

The GAA is confident that Croke Park will be used to host a NFL regular season game within the next five years. Larry McCarthy, president of the GAA, told the Business Post that no formal discussions have begun yet but that he is confident the stadium will host a game within that time frame.

He made the comments at the announcement of the Pittsburgh Steelers, owned by the Irish-American Rooney family, getting marketing rights for ...