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Gaelic Games (Sports) of Ireland

Gaelic games (Irish: Cluichí Gaelacha) are sports played in Ireland under the auspices of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). Gaelic games clubs exist all over the world. They are Ireland's most popular sports, ahead of rugby union and association football. Almost a million people (977,723) attended 45 GAA senior championships games in 2017 combined with attendances at other championship and league games generating gate receipts of €34,391,635. For each description, name the Gaelic game.
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Description
Game
Teams of 15 play on a rectangular grass pitch with H-shaped goals at each end. The primary object is to score by punching or kicking the ball through the goals (worth 3 points) or over the bar (worth 1 point).
Gaelic football
Teams of 15 play on a rectangular grass pitch with H-shaped goals at each end. Players use an ash wood stick to hit a small ball between the opponents' goalposts, either over the crossbar for one point, or under the crossbar into a net guarded by a goalkeeper for three points.
hurling
The female version of the above
camogie
Description
Game
Players hit a ball with a fist against a wall in such a way as to make a shot the opposition cannot return. It may be played with two (singles) or four players (doubles).
Gaelic handball
A striking and fielding team game that involves hitting a small, hard, leather-cased ball with a bat. The players score by running around the four bases on the field.
rounders
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