Rules of the game

Like most of the critics of the tackle in Gaelic football, Tom McGurk (1/ 7/07) failed to address the most important points about the tackle.

7th July, 2007

Like most of the critics of the tackle in Gaelic football, Tom McGurk (1/ 7/07) failed to address the most important points about the tackle.

First, he did not bother to state the existing rules (not laws) that govern the tackle in Gaelic football.

Nor did he bother to quote the definition of the tackle that is an integral part of the playing rules.

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