US football may become annual Croker event

Game expected to give economy €30m boost.

10th August, 2014
Making their way across Dublin's Ha'penny Bridge are (from left) gridiron players Simon Greene, Alan McDonagh, Neil Lynch, Eoin Hallissey and Chris Kane. Picture: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

The GAA is hoping to make the upcoming €30 million Croke Park Classic American football game an annual event.

According to stadium director Peter McKenna, the stadium is already in discussions about putting a game on in 2016 and eventually hopes to make the event an annual fixture.

Penn State and the University of Central Florida will compete in the inaugural American college football game on August 30.

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