Advertisement
If you have a new account but are having problems posting or verifying your account, please email us on [email protected] for help. Thanks :)
Hello All, This is just a friendly reminder to read the Forum Charter where you wish to post before posting in it. :)

Why 3.30pm throw ins ?

  • 22-08-2021 2:29pm
    #1
    Registered Users Posts: 13,517 ✭✭✭✭ Fr Tod Umptious


    Just curious if anyone knows the origins of why Sunday GAA games traditionally start at 3.30 pm ?

    I know with the arrival of live TV that games earlier in the season now start at 2pm or 4pm, but anything not on TV on a Sunday start at 3:30pm.

    So why is it, ? how did it start ?, Had it anything to do with the end of morning mass, or getting done before the Angelus ?

    It's just odd that it's on the half hour rather than the hour.



Comments

Advertisement